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August 19, 2018

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are suffering and hay for cattle is in short supply, with water becoming increasingly scarce, experts say.

Missouri has had below-average rainfall since winter. The U.S. Drought Monitor map shows that nearly all of Missouri is…

Drought Missouri

August 19, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — David Heath, the co-founder and CEO of online sock company Bombas, was an entrepreneur early on. His advice? Focus on one product before branching out. Don’t copy your competition. And Heath, who meditates daily and brings his Jack Russell terrier named Cooper to work, emphasizes…

Insider Q&A Bombas

August 18, 2018

GENOA, Italy (AP) — Italy’s president demanded guarantees Saturday that all the nation’s roads are safe following the Genoa highway bridge collapse, after he hugged and comforted mourners at a state funeral in the grieving port city.

President Sergio Mattarella spoke quietly to victims’ families…

APTOPIX Italy Bridge Collapse

August 17, 2018

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — News outlets filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a Maryland law meant to fight foreign meddling in online political advertising because they say it creates unfair burdens on media sites that publish such ads.

The Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association and several…

August 17, 2018

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant’s current leadership, including Gretchen Carlson.

In a letter sent Friday to former Miss Americas, Cara Mund says she decided to speak out despite the risk of punishment.


Miss America

August 17, 2018

Dow Jones Industrials

High: 25,728.16

Low: 25,521.66

Close: 25,669.32

Change: +110.59

Other Indexes

Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2850.13 +9.44

NYSE Index: 12,908.26 +66.98

Nasdaq Composite Index: 7816.33 +9.81

NYSE Amer Composite: 2606.72 +7.47

Russell 2000 Index: 1692.95 +7.20

Wilshire 5000 TotalMkt:…

August 17, 2018

PHOENIX (AP) — The sales and marketing director of Backpage.com pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring to facilitate prostitution, acknowledging that he participated in a scheme to give free ads to prostitutes in a bid to draw them away from competitors and win over their future business.

Dan Hyer is…

Backpage Guilty Plea

August 17, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose late in the day Friday as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. The Wall Street Journal reported that the countries hope to have a resolution by November.

Industrial, health care and basic materials companies made…

Financial Markets Wall Street

August 17, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Is the latest pickup in U.S. economic growth destined to slow in the years ahead as most analysts say?

Or, as the Trump administration insists, is the economy on the cusp of an explosive boom that will reward Americans and defy those expectations?

On Thursday, President Donald…

China Trade Talks

August 16, 2018

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A coalition of environmental groups asked a federal appeals court on Thursday to review the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s approval of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

The Southern Environmental Law Center and Appalachian Mountain Advocates petitioned the 4th U.S. Circuit…

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