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September 21, 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Hurricane Florence is testing the resolve of farmers in the Carolinas, who could face billions of dollars in agricultural damage while still feeling the sting from Hurricane Matthew almost two years ago.

After last weekend’s high winds and rain that was measured in feet,…

Tropical Weather Agriculture

September 21, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer says he is providing “critical information” as part special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and possible coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign.

Michael Cohen,…

Trump Lawyer Investigation

September 20, 2018

Dow Jones Industrials

High: 26,697.49

Low: 26,519.39

Close: 26,656.98

Change: +251.22

Other Indexes

Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2930.75 +22.80

NYSE Index: 13,225.11 +103.14

Nasdaq Composite Index: 8028.23 +78.19

NYSE Amer Composite: 2675.45 +21.31

Russell 2000 Index: 1720.18 +17.25

Wilshire 5000…

September 20, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s almost moving day on the stock market.

The line-ups of three of the 11 groups that make up the benchmark S&P 500 index are being shuffled as of Monday. Twenty companies in the index including famous names like Facebook, Alphabet and Netflix will find a new home.

The most…

Of Mutual Interest S P Changes

September 20, 2018

ABDERDEEN, Md. (AP) — A 26-year-old woman reported to work Thursday at a Maryland warehouse and got into an argument, then used a gun to kill three people and wound several others before taking her own life, according to authorities and a witness account.

The suspect was a temporary employee at the…

Maryland Shooting

September 20, 2018

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR promoted Steve Phelps to president on Thursday in the latest leadership change for the slumping motorsports series.

Phelps will replace Brent Dewar on Oct. 1. Dewar is stepping down and transitioning to an advisory role next year.

“As a life-long fan of NASCAR, the…

September 20, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Friday after Wall Street hit a new high and a survey showed Japanese manufacturing accelerating.

KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 rose 0.5 percent to 23,793.35 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng added 0.9 percent to 27,712.47. The Shanghai Composite Index climbed 0.3…

South Korea Financial Markets-1

September 20, 2018

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A glass bong taller than a giraffe. Huggable faux marijuana buds. A pool full of foam weed nuggets.

Las Vegas’ newest attraction — and Instagram backdrop — is a museum celebrating all things cannabis.

Nobody will be allowed to light up at Cannabition when it opens Thursday because…

APTOPIX Marijuana Museum

September 20, 2018

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy activated a high-level emergency alert at a retired coal-fired power plant in North Carolina as floodwaters from the nearby Cape Fear River overtopped an earthen dike there and inundated a large lake, raising concerns of a potential breach.

The dam containing…

Tropical Weather Toxic Sites

September 20, 2018

SPANGLE, Wash. (AP) — In the aptly named Harvester Restaurant, wheat farmer Roy Dube makes clear he’s no fan of President Donald Trump’s trade policy.

“We get him elected into office and he pulls us out of trade agreements,” Dube said last week as local farmers gathered to hear Democratic House…

Election 2018 Trade Tariffs
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