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  • Man arrested in fatal Aurora shooting

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Police have arrested a man in connection with a fatal shooting at an Aurora home. Officers called to the home near the Anschutz Medical Campus at about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday found a woman with a fatal gunshot wound. The man, whose name has not been released, was...

  • Suspect in 1999 killing waives extradition

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Colorado man charged with killing his wife 15 years ago agreed Thursday to return to Montana to face trial amid indications that authorities had long harbored questions about his possible involvement in the case. Brian David Laird, 46, waived extradition...

  • Home Depot breach affected 56M debit, credit cards

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot said that 56 million debit and credit cards are estimated to have been breached in a data theft between April and September at its stores in the U.S. and Canada. That makes it the second-largest breach for a retailer on record. The nation's largest home...

  • Alibaba prices IPO at $68 per share

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse named after a fabled, poor woodsman who discovers a thieves' den full of treasures, is ready to strike it rich on the New York Stock Exchange. The company priced its initial public offering of stock at $68 per share on...

  • California bill increases Hollywood tax credits

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown headed to the cradle of the Hollywood film industry Thursday to sign legislation that more than triples the state's tax credit to $330 million a year for films and TV shows produced in California. Warren Beatty joined prop makers, producers and...

  • SAP will buy Concur Technologies for $7.36 billion

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — German business software maker SAP said it will buy travel and expense management software company Concur Technologies for $129 per share, or about $7.36 billion. That's a premium of 19.7 percent to Concur's closing price on Thursday. SAP AG values the deal at $8.3...

  • House GOP repackages election-year bills

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved an election-year package of legislation to cut taxes, reduce regulations and boost energy production, including approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The measures adopted Thursday had already been passed by the Republican-controlled House...

  • Backup dancers sue Cher for alleged discrimination

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three backup dancers have sued Cher claiming they were wrongfully fired from her current tour and the singer engaged in racial discrimination. The trio filed a wrongful termination lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday. Their lawsuit alleges Cher...

  • BC-FBN--NFL-Daily Developments

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players. Here is a look at key developments...

  • BC-FBN--Vikings-Simpson,3rd Ld-Writethru

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings released Jerome Simpson on Thursday following the revelation of more trouble for the wide receiver: three misdemeanors related to a previously unreported incident this summer. Simpson is facing charges of driving on a limited driver's...

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