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  • Business Highlights

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    ___ Why the bond market is more fragile than you think NEW YORK (AP) — A bottleneck is building in the global market for bonds. Main Street investors have poured a trillion dollars into bonds since the financial crisis, and helped send prices soaring. As fund managers and regulators...

  • Black Press buys Hawaii and Washington newspapers

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    HONOLULU (AP) — The owner of Hawaii's largest newspaper bought two daily publications on Hawaii's Big Island and several newspapers in Washington state. Oahu Publications, which owns the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, said Wednesday it is buying West Hawaii Today and the Hawaii...

  • Wambach, players file lawsuit over World Cup turf

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    American soccer star Abby Wambach and a group of elite international players have filed a lawsuit in Canada challenging plans to play the 2015 Women's World Cup on artificial turf. Led by U.S. national team forward Wambach, the players filed Wednesday at the Ontario Human Rights...

  • 'Orange is the New Black' author talks Season 3

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — The woman whose best-selling prison memoir has been adapted into the "Orange is the New Black" Netflix series says Season 3 "holds some really amazing stories and twists and turns." Piper Kerman says the upcoming season will feature backstories for some of the...

  • BC-SOC--Turf War,3rd Ld-Writethru

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    American soccer star Abby Wambach and a group of elite international players filed a lawsuit in Canada on Wednesday challenging plans to play the 2015 Women's World Cup on artificial turf. Led by U.S. national team forward Wambach, the players filed the suit at the Ontario Human...

  • Court: Democrats don't need Kansas Senate nominee

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Democrats are not required to field a candidate this fall against Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, a state court decided Wednesday in a boost for independent Greg Orman and a blow to the GOP's hopes of capturing a majority. A panel of three Shawnee County...

  • Man cleared in Taliban terror case suing US

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) — Irfan Khan, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Pakistan with a wife and two children, worked hard to realize the American dream after arriving in this country in 1994. He held jobs in South Florida as a taxi driver and service technician, and operated a limousine company. He...

  • Column: Great game, but baseball in need of a fix

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Opening night of the baseball playoffs provided some great theater, assuming you could stay awake long enough to watch. That the 12th-inning win by Kansas City over Oakland took nearly five hours to play highlights a problem baseball still has to address. Still, the return to small...

  • Musical of 'Doctor Zhivago' coming to Broadway

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The latest version of "Cinderella" will soon disappear from the Broadway Theatre, but another sweepingly romantic musical is ready to take its place — "Doctor Zhivago." Producers said Wednesday that the tale of five intertwined lovers during final days of Czarist...

  • Rookie managers Williams, Ausmus reach postseason

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Matt Williams was in his 18th game as a major league manager, still learning on the job, when he went with his gut. Williams saw Bryce Harper hit a comebacker in the sixth inning, jog out of the batter's box and veer off toward the home dugout, several strides before...

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