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Asian shares mostly lower after mixed trading on Wall Street

Sep. 21, 2021 22:52 PM EDT

Asian shares were mostly lower on Wednesday after major indexes ended mixed on Wall Street. Benchmarks fell in Tokyo, Shanghai and Taiwan but rose in Sydney. Markets in South Korea and Hong Kong were closed for holidays. The Bank of Japan kept its...

Lennar, Cracker Barrel fall; AutoZone, Nektar rise

Sep. 21, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Tuesday: ConocoPhillips, up $2.26 to $59.33. The oil company is buying Shell's Permian Basin assets for $9.5 billion. Lennar Corp., down 53 cents to...

Editorial Roundup: Michigan

Sep. 20, 2021 09:04 AM EDT

Detroit Free Press. Sept. 19, 2021. Editorial: An appeal to vaccinated Free Press readers About 51% of Michigan’s 10 million residents are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and if you’re reading today’s Detroit Free Press, you’re probably one...

Fearful US residents in Afghanistan hiding out from Taliban

Sep. 18, 2021 19:32 PM EDT

Every night in yet another house in Afghanistan’s capital, a U.S. green card-holding couple from California take turns sleeping, with one always awake to watch over their three young children so they can flee if they hear the footsteps of the Taliban. They’ve moved...

RYDER CUP '21: A trivia quiz from a century of the matches

Sep. 16, 2021 13:21 PM EDT

How well do you know your Ryder Cup history? Try this quiz ahead of the 43rd Ryder Cup matches at Whistling Straits in Sheboygan, Wisconsin: FRIDAY FOURSOMES 1. Lee Westwood has had 13 partners in the Ryder Cup. Who was his first one? ...

DoorDash sues New York City over rights to customer data

Sep. 15, 2021 13:55 PM EDT

DoorDash is suing New York City over a new law that requires delivery companies to share customer data with restaurants. The lawsuit filed Wednesday is the latest in a string of legal tussles between delivery companies and local governments, reflecting unease over the...

Dutch court: Uber drivers covered by taxi labor agreement

Sep. 13, 2021 10:06 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A court in Amsterdam ruled Monday that Uber drivers fall under the Dutch taxi drivers' collective labor agreement — meaning they are entitled to the same employment benefits as taxi drivers. Uber said it would appeal the ruling. The...

Isbel has go-ahead single in 8th, Royals beat Twins 5-3

Sep. 12, 2021 19:00 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Isbel drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the eighth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 5-3 on Sunday. Adalberto Mondesi homered for the Royals and Whit Merrifield had three hits, including a pair of doubles. ...

Salesforce to help workers leave states over abortion laws

Sep. 11, 2021 18:31 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The CEO of Salesforce said the company will help employees leave Texas, and he did so while retweeting a story linking the offer to concern about Texas’ new anti-abortion law. Salesforce, which sells customer-management software, joins a small number of...

Woman adopts 3 nephews after sister dies of COVID-19

Sep. 11, 2021 09:54 AM EDT

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Sick with COVID-19 in a hospital bed, pregnant with her third child and anticipating the worst, Jackie Gonzalez penned a letter to her oldest son. “My dearest Jacob,” it began. “I thought we would have forever together. But forever isn’t as...