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What's next: How UK's election Thursday will affect Brexit
| December 12th, 2019  2:38 AM
What's next: How UK's election Thursday will affect Brexit
LONDON (AP) — The national election in Britain on Thursday will bring a new Parliament to power and may lead to a change at the top if Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party doesn't fare well with voters. Johnson called the early election in hopes of gaining lawmakers to support his Brexit policy. Here is a look at how various election outcomes…
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The main parties and policies in the British election
The main parties and policies in the British election
December 12th, 2019  2:26 AM

Britain's parliamentary elections aren't only about Brexit

UK voters decide who they want to resolve Brexit impasse
UK voters decide who they want to resolve Brexit impasse
December 12th, 2019  2:02 AM

British voters are deciding who they want to resolve the stalemate over Brexit in an election seen as one of the most important since the end of World War II

Push to accelerate mustang captures draws fire in Congress
Push to accelerate mustang captures draws fire in Congress
December 12th, 2019  1:58 AM

Two House committee chairmen are trying to put the brakes on money for a new Trump administration proposal to accelerate the capture of wild horses across the West. Nevada Rep. Dina Titus's high-desert state is home to about half the mustangs

Sal Suarino
Asian shares mixed as Fed leaves rates unchanged
December 12th, 2019  1:08 AM

Asian shares are mixed after a wobbly day on Wall Street following the Federal Reserve's announcement that it would leave interest rates unchanged

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State: Water safe around Detroit River aggregate spill
December 11th, 2019  9:26 PM

Michigan officials say tests performed near where construction aggregate material spilled into the Detroit River have found the water meets all quality standards

California calls pot smoke, THC a risk to moms-to-be
California calls pot smoke, THC a risk to moms-to-be
December 11th, 2019  8:48 PM

A California panel has voted to declare marijuana smoke and its intoxicating chemical a risk to pregnant women and their developing fetuses

AP honors journalist executed in 1951 by Chinese officials
AP honors journalist executed in 1951 by Chinese officials
December 11th, 2019  8:05 PM

The Associated Press has recognized the sacrifice of a journalist in China by installing his name Wednesday on its memorial Wall of Honor

Official: Cruise ship could house 1,000 Oakland homeless
Official: Cruise ship could house 1,000 Oakland homeless
December 11th, 2019  7:44 PM

 A San Francisco Bay Area city official wants to explore the possibility of using a cruise ship to house up to 1,000 homeless people amid a high cost of living and a shortage of housing

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Arkansas temporarily halted from enforcing meat-labeling law
December 11th, 2019  7:30 PM

A federal judge has restricted Arkansas from enforcing a law that bans using terms such as “burger” or “sausage” to sell vegetarian and vegan products

Jerome Powell
Fed leaves low rates alone and sees no moves in near future
December 11th, 2019  6:23 PM

Chairman Jerome Powell has made clear that the Federal Reserve is prepared to keep its benchmark interest rate very low through at least next year and possibly longer

Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz to retire after 38 years
Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz to retire after 38 years
December 11th, 2019  6:16 PM

Toyota's top executive in North America is retiring in April

Washington state OKs some of the nation's toughest OT rules
Washington state OKs some of the nation's toughest OT rules
December 11th, 2019  6:08 PM

Washington state is adopting some of the nation's most aggressive overtime rules

UAW workers ratify new contract with Fiat Chrysler
UAW workers ratify new contract with Fiat Chrysler
December 11th, 2019  5:43 PM

Unionized workers at Fiat Chrysler have voted overwhelmingly to approve a new four-year contract with the company

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California considers calling THC in pot a risk to moms-to-be
December 11th, 2019  5:27 PM

A California panel is debating the accuracy of research studies as it considers whether to declare the chemical in marijuana that produces a high a risk to pregnant women

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How major stock indexes fared Wednesday
December 11th, 2019  5:01 PM

Stocks closed modestly higher on Wall Street Wednesday after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged and signaled that it expects to leave them alone in 2020

Saudi stock offering creates world's most valuable company
Saudi stock offering creates world's most valuable company
December 11th, 2019  5:01 PM

Saudi Arabian oil company Aramco has surpassed Apple to become the world's most valuable company

Leaders scramble for final votes as UK's ugly election ends
Leaders scramble for final votes as UK's ugly election ends
December 11th, 2019  4:57 PM

Britain’s election has been like the country’s late-autumn weather: chilly and dull, with blustery outbursts

Firm hands out $10M in holiday bonuses to 198 employees
Firm hands out $10M in holiday bonuses to 198 employees
December 11th, 2019  4:51 PM

A commercial real estate developer is handing out a total of $10 million in bonuses to its 198 employees

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Ollie's, Cummins post gains while GameStop, Home Depot fall
December 11th, 2019  4:39 PM

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday: Ollie's and Cummins march higher while GameStop and Home Depot slip

Tips for using flexible spending dollars before year's end
Tips for using flexible spending dollars before year's end
December 11th, 2019  4:32 PM

The deadline is looming but there's still time to use up the money you set aside for medical expenses

Jerome Powell
Fed leaves low rates alone and foresees no moves in 2020
December 11th, 2019  4:32 PM

The Federal Reserve is leaving its benchmark interest rate alone and signaling that it expects to keep low rates unchanged through next year

Stephen Dickson
FAA analysis predicted many more Max crashes without a fix
December 11th, 2019  4:27 PM

An FAA analysis after the first crash of a Boeing 737 Max predicted there would be more disasters without a fix of critical automated flight-control system

Michael Urkonis, Anthony Matesic
US stocks edge higher after Fed leaves rates unchanged
December 11th, 2019  4:10 PM

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged and signaled that it expects to leave them alone in 2020

Protesters vent their anger as UN climate talks stutter
Protesters vent their anger as UN climate talks stutter
December 11th, 2019  3:41 PM

With less than 72 hours left to reach a deal on key measures in the fight against global warming, statements by negotiators at a United Nations meeting on climate change revealed that deep differences remain

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