Saturday, November 17, 2018

National Business

Commissions OK license for new racetrack

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has approved a joint venture between Churchill Downs and Keeneland at a proposed $150 million racetrack along the Kentucky and Tennessee line
Updated: 4 hours ago

Florida sues Walgreens, CVS over opioid sales

Florida is suing the nation's two largest drugstore chains, alleging they added to the state's opioid crisis
Updated: 6 hours ago
AP FACT CHECK: Trump puts fighting words in Macron's mouth

AP FACT CHECK: Trump puts fighting words in Macron's mouth

AP FACT CHECK: Trump misquotes Macron, assails Russia probe with familiar and false characterization of the man leading it
Updated: 8 hours ago
1 dead, dozens injured in fuel tax protests around France

1 dead, dozens injured in fuel tax protests around France

One protester has been killed and 106 others have been injured during roadblocks set up around France to demonstrate against rising fuel taxes, a new challenge to embattled President Emmanuel Macron
Updated: 8 hours ago
Iraq's president visits Iran weeks after US renews sanctions

Iraq's president visits Iran weeks after US renews sanctions

Iraq's president is visiting Iran less than two weeks after the United States restored oil sanctions that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal
Updated: 9 hours ago
Democrats gear up for more digital spending in 2020

Democrats gear up for more digital spending in 2020

One of the largest outside Democratic groups says ramped-up spending on digital advertising played a key role in battleground races where seats were taken away from Republicans during the recent midterms
Updated: 10 hours ago
China, US trade barbs in speeches at Pacific summit

China, US trade barbs in speeches at Pacific summit

China's leader Xi Jinping and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence trade barbs in speeches to a summit of world leaders, outlining competing visions for global leadership.
Published: 11/17/18
Health care, energy companies power US stock market higher

Health care, energy companies power US stock market higher

Wall Street capped a day of volatile trading with a late-afternoon buying spree that sent U.S. stock indexes to a mostly higher finish Friday
Published: 11/16/18

US Congresswoman calls for delay in New Mexico oil case

New Mexico oil and gas regulators are being pressured to delay a decision on an application by a Texas-based company that seeks to ease restrictions on well locations in one of the nation's oldest producing basins
Published: 11/16/18
Fight over dinosaur fossils comes down to what's a mineral

Fight over dinosaur fossils comes down to what's a mineral

A fight over who owns the fossils of two dinosaurs that appear to have died while locked in battle hinges on the legal definition of "mineral"
Published: 11/16/18