COURT: NO NEW OFFSHORE DRILLING WORK DURING FEDERAL SHUTDOWN

A federal judge in South Carolina has turned back the Trump administration's attempt to continue preparatory work for offshore drilling...

BAD MATH: SOFTWARE ERROR TWEAKS GRADES IN N CAROLINA SCHOOLS

A software error caused public school students around North Carolina to receive incorrect end-of-term grades this school year, state...

 
 
 

TIFFANY HOLIDAY SALES SLIP AS CHINESE TOURISTS SPEND LESS

Tiffany & Co. says holiday shoppers and Chinese tourists spent less on its bling. The luxury jeweler, famous for its little blue boxes,...

VIRGINIA LOOKS TO RAISE AGE LIMIT ON TOBACCO PRODUCTS

Tobacco-friendly Virginia is preparing to raise the age limit on buying traditional and electric cigarettes from 18 to 21. GOP leaders...

 
 
 

GERMANY'S MERCEDES-BENZ PLANS ASSEMBLY PLANT IN EGYPT

German automaker Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Cars unit says it is developing plans to open an assembly plant in Egypt. Mercedes-Benz said...

MISSISSIPPI CASINO REVENUE UP IN 2018 WITH SPORTS BETTING

Mississippi casino revenues rose in 2018, with patronage noticeably increasing beginning in August, after the state legalized sports...

 
 
 

ARROW ELECTRONICS GETS LARGER ROLE WITH SCHMIDT INDYCAR TEAM

Arrow Electronics has significantly increased its partnership with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and will enter the 2019 season as the...

STOCKS KEEP CLIMBING AS HOPES FOR US-CHINA TRADE DEAL RISE

Stocks in the U.S. and Europe are surging Friday as renewed hopes for progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China contribute...

 
 
 

MACEDONIA SEEKS HELP IN CATCHING SAFE DEPOSIT BOX THEFTS

Macedonian authorities are seeking cross-border help to gather evidence on a 1.7-million euro theft from bank safe deposit boxes by...

ON THE SHOP FLOOR, WORKERS WONDER WHAT BREXIT WILL BRING

It's an understatement to say that Michael O'Brien is worried about Brexit. O'Brien is a supervisor at Clarity-The Soap Co., which...

 
 
 

227 FEDERAL EMPLOYEES FILED FOR UNEMPLOYMENT IN SOUTH DAKOTA

More than 200 people have filed for unemployment insurance in South Dakota because of the government shutdown. The South Dakota Department...

CANADA SAYS IT WON'T BE DETERRED BY CHINESE PRESSURE

Canada's public safety minister says the country won't be deterred by Chinese pressure after China threatened reprisals if Huawei is...

 
 
 

‘EVERYBODY DOES IT': GUARDIOLA, OTHERS WEIGH IN ON ‘SPYGATE'

Pep Guardiola virtually passed it off with a shrug. Roy Hodgson was incredulous. Steven Gerrard called for a rule change. 'Spygate'...

MARKETS RIGHT NOW: STOCKS OPENING HIGHER ON WALL STREET

The latest on developments in financial markets : 9:35 a.m. U.S. stocks are opening higher as the market wraps up another strong week....

 
 
 

US INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION ROSE 0.3 PERCENT IN DECEMBER

U.S. industrial production increased 0.3 percent in December, led by the biggest surge in manufacturing in ten months. The Federal...

WOMAN SUES LUXURY RESORT AFTER SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTION

A luxury Massachusetts resort has been sued by a woman with a nut allergy who landed in the hospital after being served a veggie burger...

 
 
 

UN HEALTH AGENCY: RISING MISCONDUCT REPORTS ARE ‘POSITIVE'

The World Health Organization said Friday that it's seeing increasing reports of misconduct reported by staffers within the U.N. health...

DARTMOUTH TO INVEST $200M TO CONVERT TO BIOMASS, HEATING

Dartmouth College says it's planning to invest $200 million in a wood-burning power plant and hot water heating, and convert steam...

 
 
 

AUTOMOTIVE GLASS COMPANY CREATING 70 JOBS IN SOUTH CAROLINA

A company that makes automotive glass says it will create up to 70 new jobs in South Carolina. Gov. Henry McMaster's office said in...

AMTRAK MODIFIES SERVICE BECAUSE OF WINTER STORMS

Amtrak is modifying service in the Northeast and Midwest because of winter storms moving through the region. The Capitol Limited, from...

 
 
 



BuzzFeed: Officials say Trump directed former attorney Michael Cohen to lie...

BuzzFeed: Officials say Trump directed former attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress

President Donald Trump personally directed his longtime former attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the Moscow Trump Tower project, two federal law enforcement... Read more ...

Watch: Legendary great white shark, 'Deep Blue,' filmed swimming with divers

Watch: Legendary great white shark, 'Deep Blue,' filmed swimming with divers

A great white shark, believed to be one of the largest on the planet, has been spotted by divers as it fed on a whale carcass off the coast of Hawaii. Read more ...

Report: Trump Had Michael Cohen Lie To Congress About Moscow Trump Tower

Report: Trump Had Michael Cohen Lie To Congress About Moscow Trump Tower

President Trump instructed his longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the Moscow Trump Tower talks, BuzzFeed reported late Thursday, citing two federal... Read more ...

Videocast: Winter Storm Warnings this weekend

Videocast: Winter Storm Warnings this weekend

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Pelosi Spokesman: Trump Administration Leaked Plans To Fly Commercially To...

Pelosi Spokesman: Trump Administration Leaked Plans To Fly Commercially To War Zone

The speakers office says congressional delegation was prepared to fly commercial to Afghanistan after Trump revoked military flight (Image credit: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty... Read more ...

Pelosi says Trump put her life in danger by yanking plane access

Pelosi says Trump put her life in danger by yanking plane access

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday accused President Trump of putting her life in danger by publicly nixing her top-secret trip to a war zone in Afghanistan - and then... Read more ...

These Are the Americans Who Were Killed in Syria This Week

These Are the Americans Who Were Killed in Syria This Week

Three of the four Americans killed in a bomb blast in Syria on Wednesday have been identified. The Department of Defense said Special Forces Chief Warrant Officer Jonathan... Read more ...

NASCAR legend Glen Wood dies at 93

NASCAR legend Glen Wood dies at 93

Wood and his brother, Leonard, co-founded Wood Brothers Racing in 1950, making it the oldest active team in the sport. Read more ...

Democrats are calling for Trump's impeachment after bombshell report...

Democrats are calling for Trump's impeachment after bombshell report alleging he instructed Cohen to lie to Congress

Democrats are discussing impeaching President Donald Trump after a bombshell BuzzFeed News report. The report claimed Trump told his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to lie... Read more ...

Tesla to sack over 3,000 workers amid poor profits and Model 3 production...

Tesla to sack over 3,000 workers amid poor profits and Model 3 production challenges

Electric car maker Tesla is planning to fire around seven percent of its full-time staff, as the road ahead will be “very difficult,” according to an email sent to employees by... Read more ...