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Arizona Senate seeking end to impasse after House OKs budget

May. 25, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Senate returned to work late Saturday morning with no sign that an impasse that has held up the budget for days is close to a resolution. Still, Senate President Karen Fann vowed to forge ahead with parts of the $11.8 billion budget package that she said are "non-controversial."...

The Latest: Trump says he plans to appeal judge's ruling

May. 25, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on U.S. judge blocking President Donald Trump from building sections of a border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Saturday President Donald Trump pledged to make an expedited appeal of a ruling by a federal...

Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall

May. 25, 2019 4:21 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, delivering what may prove a temporary setback on one of his highest priorities. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr.'s...

Texas school district ordered to pay $9.2M in copyright suit

May. 25, 2019 3:38 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal jury has ruled that the Houston school district must pay an Austin-company $9.2 million after concluding dozens of district workers violated federal copyright laws by repeatedly misusing one of the firm's study guides. The Houston Chronicle reports that DynaStudy had alleged school...

Correction: damage at Noah's Ark attraction story

May. 25, 2019 12:55 PM EDT

WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In a story May 24 about property damage at a Noah's Ark attraction in Kentucky, The Associated Press reported erroneously that flooding caused the damage. The damage was caused by heavy rains over a period of two years. A corrected version of the story is below: In the Bible, the...

Overseas investors in shuttered Vegas casino demand refunds

May. 25, 2019 12:11 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Developers and former managers of Asian-themed Lucky Dragon casino-hotel that was built, open for a year, closed and recently sold in Las Vegas are now facing investor lawsuits. Some plaintiffs are Chinese investors seeking refunds amid complaints they haven't gained conditional...

Judge: Anheuser-Busch must pull some ads about MillerCoors

May. 25, 2019 11:25 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors' light beers contain corn syrup, wading into a fight between two beer giants that are losing market share to small independent brewers. U.S. District Judge William Conley for the Western...

Duck boat crash driver accepts $2M settlement from company

May. 25, 2019 9:25 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The driver of a duck boat vehicle in the 2015 deadly crash in Seattle has accepted a $2 million settlement for his claims against the tour company. SeattlePI.com reports Eric Bishop announced the settlement Friday in response to a lawsuit he had filed against Ride the Ducks International....

Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall

May. 25, 2019 12:09 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, delivering what may prove a temporary setback on one of his highest priorities. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam...

Marijuana businesses urge judge to review Nevada licenses

May. 24, 2019 8:55 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge shouldn't tip the scales as dozens of businesses that lost bids to open marijuana dispensaries push to freeze new licenses in Nevada's booming cannabis market, an attorney for the state argued Friday. Companies that didn't win the licenses are improperly asking Clark County...