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AP News - 4 hours ago

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Jack Hawksworth hit the wall at Pocono so hard that he hurt his heart.Hawksworth hopes the wreck won't halt the momentum of his promising rookie season in IndyCar.Hawksworth arrived for pre-race preparations at Iowa Sp ...more

AP News - 6 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ace Cash Express Inc. has agreed to pay $10 million in a settlement with federal regulators who accused the payday lender of illegally harassing borrowers to collect debts and get them to take out additional loans.The Consumer ...more

AP News - 7 hours ago

LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — Auto parts supplier TRW Automotive said Thursday that it has received a preliminary acquisition offer.Livonia, Michigan-based TRW said that it is evaluating the non-binding proposal. It did not name the bidder. TRW also sai ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Boeing Co. raised its long-term forecast for new airplane demand by more than 4 percent, based on expected orders of smaller, more fuel-efficient planes and burgeoning travel in Asia.The Chicago company said Thursday that it expec ...more

AP News - 10 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday accused China of "gluttonous, naked aggression" in its drive to control territory and resources in the South China Sea.Republican Rep. Mike Rogers said it was time to ...more

AP News - 10 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department is targeting a procurement network suspected of helping the Islamic militant group Hezbollah (hez-BUH'-lah).Treasury has sanctioned Kamel and Issam Mohamad Amhaz and the brothers' electronics business ba ...more

AP News - 12 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — House side of US Capitol closed because of industrial spill; hazardous material team on site. ...more

AP News - 14 hours ago

BAD GASTEIN, Austria (AP) — Shelby Rogers of the Unites States routed the 16th-ranked Carla Suarez Navarro 6-4, 6-0 at the Gastein Ladies event on Thursday to reach her first career WTA quarterfinal.Rogers, who is ranked 147th and had not beaten ...more

AP News - 14 hours ago

MANDAREE, N.D. (AP) — Company officials say cleanup efforts are expected to take weeks after a pipeline on North Dakota's Fort Berthold Indian Reservation leaked around 1 million gallons of saltwater.Some of the brine found its way to a tributar ...more

AP News - 21 hours ago

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Tom Hollander treated television critics to an impromptu reading of a drinking ditty penned by Dylan Thomas.The British actor pulled out his cellphone, where he had stored the ode to a pub, and recited the rhyming ve ...more