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Independent report raises concerns about gambling extension

Jan. 28, 2020 11:21 AM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The independent consultant hired to study the proposed no-bid, 20-year extension of International Game Technology's contract to run gambling operations in Rhode Island is questioning the length of the contract, according to a published report. The analysis by Christiansen Capital...

Mobile network phone masts are visible in front of St Paul's Cathedral in the City of London, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020.The Chinese tech firm Huawei has been designated a

In snub to US, Britain will allow Huawei in 5G networks

Jan. 28, 2020 11:19 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britain decided Tuesday to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to supply new high-speed network equipment, ignoring the U.S. government's warnings that it would sever intelligence cooperation if the company was not banned. Britain's decision is the first by a major U.S. ally in Europe, and...

NFL free agent Antonio Brown appears at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., via video link  Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. Brown was granted bail on Friday after spending the night in a Florida jail. The wide receiver will have to pay a bond of $110,000, surrender his passport, wear a monitor, get mental health evaluation and pass random drug tests. He also can't have guns. Brown is accused of attacking the driver of a moving truck that carried some of his possessions from California. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun Sentinel via AP, Pool)

Judge frees NFL star Antonio Brown from house arrest

Jan. 28, 2020 11:14 AM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge freed NFL free agent Antonio Brown from house arrest Tuesday, allowing him to travel freely as he awaits trial on charges that he attacked the driver of a moving truck. Circuit Judge Michael Usan agreed to let Brown travel freely within the United States so he...

Trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street a day after the S&P 500 had its biggest drop since early October. Technology companies were putting up some of the biggest gains early Tuesday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks move higher on Wall Street a day after a big drop

Jan. 28, 2020 11:08 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising in morning trading Tuesday as investors shifted money into technology companies following a broad sell-off a day earlier over fears that the spread of a deadly virus in China could affect the global economy. Global markets were spooked on Monday by a sharp rise in...

FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2019 file photo, Frederic Lissalde, President and CEO, of BorgWarner speaks at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit.  The auto parts supplier BorgWarner is acquiring Delphi Technologies in an all-stock deal, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020.  Lissalde will lead the combined company, which will be based at BorgWarner's headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich.  (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

BorgWarner to buy rival auto parts supplier Delphi for $3.3B

Jan. 28, 2020 8:34 AM EST

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Auto parts supplier BorgWarner is acquiring Delphi Technologies in an all-stock deal valued at approximately $3.3 billion, partly to help strengthen its power electronics products. Delphi Technologies PLC shareholders will receive a fixed exchange ratio of 0.4534 shares of...

UK government says China's Huawei can participate in high-speed wireless network but will be excluded from "core" parts.

Jan. 28, 2020 7:08 AM EST
LONDON (AP) — UK government says China's Huawei can participate in high-speed wireless network but will be excluded from "core" parts.

Officials: Levee coming to flood-prone Milton

Jan. 28, 2020 4:40 AM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An 8,300-foot-long levee is coming to the flood-prone city of Milton under an agreement between West Virginia officials and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed Monday. The structure will divide the Lower Mud River from Milton, which officials said has had six major floods...

FILE - This July 24, 2018, file photo shows a portion of the 1040 U.S. Individual Income Tax Return form. The IRS began accepting and processing tax returns for individuals on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

What to know for year two of the Trump tax plan

Jan. 28, 2020 3:34 AM EST

It’s that time again. The IRS began accepting and processing tax returns for individuals on Monday. Last year’s filing season was an adjustment for taxpayers and industry professionals alike as it was the first under a massive overhaul of federal tax law. While this year’s season is...

US attorney announces $145M settlement in opioid case

Jan. 27, 2020 8:45 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A San Francisco-based health information technology company will pay $145 million to resolve criminal and civil charges that it helped set up an electronic health records system that encouraged physicians to prescribe opioids to patients who might not need them, federal prosecutors...

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, fourth left, speaks with construction workers at the site of makeshit field hospital being built in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. China on Monday expanded its sweeping efforts to contain a deadly virus, extending the Lunar New Year holiday to keep the public at home and avoid spreading infection. (Li Tao/Xinhua via AP)

The Latest: US advises travelers to avoid all of China

Jan. 27, 2020 6:08 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the new virus from China that has sickened thousands of people and killed dozens (all times local): 6:50 a.m. U.S. health officials have changed their travel advice to American travelers planning to go to China. Previously, the agency advised travelers to avoid any...