By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - With new public stock offerings for guitar maker Fender and travel booking website Kayak on deck next week, there are signs demand is starting to grow for IPOs after a five-week freeze triggered by a steep decline in financial markets and
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE FROM SCRAPS: On Thursday three Spokane County residents were cited on charges ranging from unsafe confinement to animal cruelty in the second degree for keeping their dogs in hot cars – a situation that can quickly result in the death of a beloved pet.
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and international envoy Kofi Annan increased pressure on the divided U.N. Security Council on Friday, urging that it demand a halt to the escalating violence in Syria and promising "consequences" if the
By JACK GILLUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A newly formed "super" political organization is targeting House members it says are against campaign finance reform.
The Friends of Democracy super PAC plans to run $8 million in television ads and direct mail in 10 to 15 competitive House races
By JOHN MILBURNAssociated Press
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A government-backed committee of the National Research Council issued a report Friday saying the United States would have adequate biosecurity protections even if plans for a proposed $1.14 billion lab in Kansas are scaled back.
The study was
By DAVID SHARPAssociated Press
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Seeking to douse a fire he started by comparing the IRS to the Gestapo, Maine Gov. Paul LePage issued a formal apology on Friday for his "insensitivity to the word" after a face-to-face meeting with representatives of several Jewish groups
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Detailed in an article published by Reuters, Facebook employees notified law enforcement in South Florida after internal scanning software detected a suspicious conversation of a sexual nature between a 13-year-old girl and a man in his early thirties. When the software
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A group wants the Minnesota Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling that lets AT&T Inc. proceed with a 450-foot cellphone tower near Ely next door to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
The Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness is asking the high court instead
By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Institute of Medicine recommended Friday that soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan undergo annual screening for post-traumatic stress disorder and that federal agencies conduct more research to determine how well the various
DETROIT (AP) - Authorities investigating a false bomb threat at a tunnel connecting Detroit and Canada said Friday that a surveillance video from a coffee shop near the phone booth where the call was made might offer clues about the caller.
The tunnel across the Detroit River was shut down for