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Online sellers consider how to comply with sales tax ruling

Jun. 23, 2018 10:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — While a Supreme Court ruling on sales taxes will create more obligations and expenses for many small online retailers, owners are already thinking about how they'll comply. The decision allows states to require out-of-state businesses to collect sales tax from customers in other states...

The Latest: Lawyer pressing forward on Va. abuse claims

Jun. 22, 2018 4:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a Virginia juvenile detention facility where immigrant teens claimed they were abused (all times local): 4:40 p.m. A lawyer for immigrant children who say they were cuffed and beaten by the staff inside a Virginia detention facility says they plan to press forward with a...

Maryland office park killing suspect sentenced in Delaware

Jun. 22, 2018 12:52 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A man accused of shooting five co-workers, killing three, at a granite company in Maryland was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison for the later shooting of a man in Delaware. Radee Prince, 38, was convicted last month of attempted manslaughter, reckless endangering, resisting...

Court stay halts some work on Mountain Valley Pipeline

Jun. 22, 2018 10:49 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has issued a stay that halts some Mountain Valley Pipeline construction in West Virginia. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted the stay Thursday in a case brought by conservation groups that challenged a water-crossings permit. The Roanoke Times reports...

Intel CEO out after consensual relationship with employee

Jun. 21, 2018 10:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigned after the company learned of what it called a past, consensual relationship with an employee. Intel said Thursday that the relationship was in violation of the company's non-fraternization policy, which applies to all managers. Spokesman William Moss said...

Latest: Trump calls sales tax ruling 'victory for fairness'

Jun. 21, 2018 5:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax (all times local): 5:15 p.m. President Donald Trump is commenting on a Supreme Court decision that may result in shoppers getting charged sales tax on more online purchases. The high court...

The Latest: Minnesota mining company will fight lawsuit

Jun. 21, 2018 2:47 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit challenging mineral rights leases for a planned Minnesota mine (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A company that wants to build a copper-nickel mine near the northeastern Minnesota town of Ely says it will fight a lawsuit that seeks to revoke its federal mineral rights...

Over 100 arrested in immigration raid at meatpacking plant

Jun. 20, 2018 4:50 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — More than 100 workers were arrested at an Ohio meatpacking plant by federal agents following a yearlong immigration investigation, the second large raid in the state in the past two weeks. The investigation focused on whether the company knowingly hired people who are in the country...

Convicted Republican businessman's company targets Democrats

Jun. 20, 2018 4:38 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio company whose Republican owner spent more than a year in prison following a campaign finance probe has organized employees and suppliers in a retaliatory effort to bring down two prominent Democrats, The Associated Press has learned. An explosive memo posted online lays out...

Appeals court tosses veterans' lawsuits over burn pits

Jun. 20, 2018 3:16 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Military veterans who claim that the use of open burn pits during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan caused myriad health problems cannot move forward with dozens of lawsuits against a military contractor, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S....