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  • Lawsuit claims website aids child sex trafficking

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Tuesday in a case filed by three sex trafficking victims who say the website Backpage.com helps promote the exploitation of children. The suit is one of two taking on the classified ad website. A federal case was...

  • Turner channels removed from Dish amid pact spat

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are no longer part of Dish's programming lineup as a deadline has passed for the satellite TV provider and Turner Broadcasting to renew their distribution agreement. Dish Network Corp. said Tuesday that Turner refused to...

  • Roundup of Arkansas editorials

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Oct. 21, 2014 That's all she wrote That's all she wrote, the fat lady has sung and Beam Me Up, Scottie. There's a reason the inexhaustible American language has so many ways to say it's over....

  • Roundup of Oklahoma editorials

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers: The Journal Record, Oct. 20, 2014 A firewall against bias Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to take up several cases about same-sex marriage. The justices let stand rulings that say states have no...

  • Trial to start for man accused of dismembering mom

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A trial is getting underway for a Centennial man accused of poisoning and dismembering his mother after she removed him from her will. Jury selection is expected to start Tuesday in the case of 25-year-old Ari Liggett, who was charged with murder in the death...

  • Coke profit, revenue fall on flat soda market

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola reported a lower profit and revenue in the third quarter as global soda volume remained flat. The world's biggest beverage maker announced a new plan that it said will reduce costs by $3 billion a year by 2019. For this year, the company said it expects...

  • Verizon misses Street 3Q forecasts

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) on Tuesday reported earnings of $3.7 billion in its third quarter. The New York-based company said it had profit of 89 cents per share. The results fell short of Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by...

  • McDonald's profit, sales decline

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald's says its profit and sales declined as the world's biggest hamburger chain saw customer traffic fall around the world. The company said sales fell 3.3 percent globally and in the U.S. during the third quarter. In the region encompassing Asia, where a...

  • United Technologies beats 3Q profit expectations

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — United Technologies Corp. (UTX) on Tuesday reported profit of $1.85 billion in its third quarter. On a per-share basis, the Hartford, Connecticut-based company said it had profit of $2.04. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to $1.82 per share. The...

  • Harley-Davidson tops 3Q net income expectations

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson Inc.'s third-quarter net income fell nearly 8 percent on a planned reduction of motorcycle shipments for the quarter. The Milwaukee company said Tuesday that it made $150.1 million, or 69 cents per share, from July through September. That compares with...

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