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Churchill Downs picked to build western Indiana casino

Nov. 18, 2021 12:51 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The company that runs the Kentucky Derby has been picked to take over the stalled project to build a casino in the western Indiana city of Terre Haute. Indiana Gaming Commission members voted Wednesday in favor of Louisville, Kentucky-based Churchill...

A decade after New Zealand mine explosion, bodies are found

Nov. 16, 2021 23:45 PM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — More than a decade after a methane explosion killed 29 workers at a New Zealand coal mine, police said Wednesday they have finally found at least two of the bodies thanks to new camera images. But authorities say the main part of the Pike...

N. Carolina AG files lawsuit over kid-friendly e-cigarettes

Nov. 16, 2021 17:03 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein announced Tuesday that he is suing the founders of an e-cigarette maker over his concerns that their product is being marketed to children through kid-friendly flavors and poor age verification. Stein...

Freezer maker hit for tossing evidence in suit over deaths

Nov. 15, 2021 18:58 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A state court judge in Georgia has sanctioned a German company for destroying evidence in a suit over six deaths at a chicken processing plant northeast of Atlanta. Local news outlets report Gwinnett County State Court Judge Emily Brantley on...

WTA CEO calls for investigation of China assault allegation

Nov. 14, 2021 15:13 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The head of the women’s professional tennis tour called for a full investigation of sexual assault allegations made by a two-time Grand Slam doubles champion from China against a former top government official in that country. Earlier this...

Sweden charges 2 oil executives for war crimes in Sudan

Nov. 11, 2021 07:06 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden has charged two executives of a Swedish oil exploration and production company for complicity in the military's war crimes in Sudan from 1999 to 2003, including in its dealings with the country's regime to secure the company’s oil operations in the...

Underground fire forces evacuation of halfway house

Nov. 09, 2021 12:25 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Fire and power company investigators on Tuesday were trying to determine the cause of an underground electrical fire in Hartford that forced the evacuation of a halfway house with 38 residents. The fire was reported at about 11 p.m. Monday on...

North Carolina AG sues 14 companies over fire suppressant

Nov. 04, 2021 17:25 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Lawsuits filed by North Carolina's attorney general against 14 manufacturers of a fire suppressant claim the makers caused a public nuisance, created a design defect, failed to warn their customers and fraudulently transferred corporate assets to shield their profits, a...

EU investigates Nvidia's purchase of chip designer Arm

Oct. 27, 2021 12:04 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — European Union regulators opened an investigation Wednesday into graphics chipmaker Nvidia’s $40 billion purchase of chip designer Arm over concerns it would limit competition, adding to global scrutiny of the deal. The European Commission said it's...

Chinese tax agency investigating high-profile developer

Oct. 22, 2021 08:27 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese government said Friday it is investigating possible tax evasion by a subsidiary of high-profile real estate developer SOHO China Ltd., the target of an aborted takeover attempt this year by Blackstone Group. The announcement comes amid a...