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The Latest: Central Command says US intensifying air patrols

Jul. 19, 2019 7:34 PM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments related to tensions between the U.S and Iran (all times local): 2:10 a.m. U.S. Central Command says the U.S. has intensified air patrols over the Strait of Hormuz in response to the Iranian seizure of a British tanker. A Central Command spokesman, Lt. Col....

Markets Right Now: Stocks give up an early gain, close lower

Jul. 19, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks gave up an early gain and are closing broadly lower, giving the market its first weekly loss after two weeks of gains. Indexes set record highs on Monday but then wobbled for the rest of the week. Traders...

2020 debates: Biden-Harris rematch and progressive faceoff

Jul. 19, 2019 3:35 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The second set of summer Democratic presidential debates will feature a rematch with a twist, plus the first showdown of leading progressives as the party wrestles with its philosophical identity and looks ahead to a 2020 fight against President Donald Trump. Former Vice President Joe Biden...

Editorials from around New York

Jul. 17, 2019 4:42 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: Follow the Emiratis' lead, out of Yemen The New York Times, July 15 The conflict in Yemen is unwinnable, dangerous for the region and remarkably cruel. So the drawdown of troops by the United Arab Emirates, the biggest outside ground...

Markets Right Now: Industrial stocks help pull indexes lower

Jul. 17, 2019 4:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stock indexes are closing lower for the second day in a row as a sharp drop in railroad operator CSX pulled other industrial companies broadly lower. Banks also fell Wednesday as investors worry that lower interest...

Company says it has 4 months to raise $300M for new mill

Jul. 16, 2019 8:13 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Braidy Industries says it has about four months to raise $300 million in equity capital for a proposed aluminum mill in Kentucky or risk losing a large investment. The Courier Journal reports Braidy provided the details in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing this week...

A small town's grief after teen dies in tragic car crash

Jul. 16, 2019 9:54 AM EDT

BELLOW FALLS, Vt. (AP) — Jim Ruggiero is not anonymous anymore. Tragedy has changed all that. Strangers and mild acquaintances come up to him silently and give him a hug in a Bellows Falls cafe. Ruggiero hugs right back, strongly. Ruggiero's son Vincenzo, 15, died almost two months ago after a car crash on...

Joe Biden draws line against progressives on health care

Jul. 16, 2019 2:24 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Joe Biden is taking an aggressive approach to defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Donald Trump but also some of his rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination who want to replace the current insurance system with a fully government-run model. The...

Historic Chu Building in Arkansas added to endangered list

Jul. 15, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

FORREST CITY, Ark. (AP) — Only a few remnants of the Chu Building's past life could still be seen during a recent visit. Best known for having housed a grocery owned by a Chinese family on one side and the Harlem Theater on the other, it's the oldest brick building still standing on Front Street here. In...

Global markets cautious ahead of Fed chief testimony

Jul. 10, 2019 7:46 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets were steady Wednesday, with investors remaining cautious ahead of a closely watched congressional testimony by the chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell. Traders will be listening closely to the exchanges between Powell and lawmakers on Wednesday and Thursday...