Nation & World Briefs

Stocks notch biggest gain in 8 months The U.S. stock market rebounded from a nine-day losing streak Monday, posting its biggest gain in eight months and driving the Dow Jones industrial average up...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Emanuel denies improper email use CHICAGO – Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel used personal email accounts and a personal email domain to communicate with government officials and political figures,...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Online funds benefit pipeline protester CANNON BALL, N.D. – The crowdsourcing goal was modest: $5,000, enough to help a few dozen people camping in North Dakota to protest the nearby construction...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World briefs

Uber suffers setback in British lawsuit LONDON – Uber’s claim that its drivers are contractors – and not employees entitled to vacations – was rejected Friday by a British tribunal, in a ruling...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Man held in Trump vandalism case LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles police arrested a man suspected of using a sledgehammer to destroy Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Police may remove pipeline protesters CANNON BALL, N.D. – Law enforcement officials said on Wednesday they are poised to remove about 200 protesters trying to halt the completion of the Dakota...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Wells Fargo boss apologizes for ‘pain’ NEW YORK – Newly appointed Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan has told employees that he is “sorry for the pain” that the bank’s employees have felt as a result of...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Popular health plan premiums to soar Insurers are raising the 2017 premiums for a popular and significant group of health plans sold through HealthCare.gov by an average of 25 percent, more than...

DATE: Oct. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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First major newspaper suppports Trump The Las Vegas Review-Journal became the first major newspaper to endorse Donald Trump for president this election season, stating that, while the candidate has...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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EPA faulted for late warning on Flint water WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency had sufficient authority and information to issue an emergency order to protect residents of Flint,...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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New health care sign-up goals set WASHINGTON – Facing new challenges to a legacy law, the Obama administration on Wednesday set modest expectations for the president’s final health care sign-up...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Journalist donors favor Clinton over Trump People who identify as journalists on federal campaign finance reports overwhelmingly donated to the Clinton campaign over the Trump campaign. The margin...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World