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  • Scrapbooking site Pinterest files for initial stock offering

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pinterest, the digital scrapbooking site, has filed for an initial public offering of stock. That’s kicking off the year’s IPO season, which is also expected to include Uber, Lyft and messaging app Slack. Pinterest said in a regulatory filing Friday that it intends to list its stock on the New York […]
  • Nike and Boeing fall while Hibbett and Tiffany post gains

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: Nike Inc., down $5.82 to $82.19 The athletic apparel maker reported weaker-than-expected sales in North America and warned of a sales slowdown. Boeing Inc., down $10.53 to $362.17 Indonesia’s flagship carrier became the first airline to seek to cancel an order of […]
  • Flight attendant detained by immigration on return to US

    HOUSTON (AP) — A flight attendant who traveled to Mexico for work while enrolled in a program for immigrants brought to the United States as children has been detained by U.S. immigration authorities for more than a month, her attorney said Friday. Selene Saavedra Roman, a 28-year-old originally from Peru who is married to an […]
  • Trump slams European automakers, threatens US tariffs

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump criticized European auto makers Friday, suggesting he could impose tariffs on imports from companies such as BMW and Mercedes unless they build more plants in the United States. In an interview with Fox Business Network’s Maria Bartiromo, Trump said that he has rejected proposals from the European Union that […]
  • Breach at Texas tank farm causes chemical spill

    HOUSTON (AP) — Potentially hazardous chemicals spilled Friday from a Texas plant where crews were still trying to clean up after a dayslong fire, forcing the closure of the Houston Ship Channel and prolonging the fears of residents who have worried about their health for almost a week. Intercontinental Terminals Company said a breach occurred […]
  • The Latest: US says Maduro using banks as slush funds

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s meeting with leaders from the Caribbean (all times local): 3:45 p.m. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says President Donald Trump is committed to preventing President Nicolas Maduro and his regime from stealing Venezuela’s resources for personal gain. Sanders’ statement comes after the […]
  • The Latest: Houston Ship Channel closed by tank farm spill

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a fire that had been burning at a Texas petrochemical storage facility (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The U.S. Coast Guard has closed part of the Houston Ship Channel due to chemicals spilling from a petrochemical tank farm after a dayslong fire, affecting commerce on one of the nation’s […]
  • The Latest: Trump reversing new sanctions on North Korea

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States sanctions on North Korea (all times local): 2:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says he is reversing his administration’s decision to slap new sanctions on North Korea, ordering them withdrawn. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump “likes Chairman Kim and he doesn’t think these sanctions […]
  • Last grants coming for endangered Route 66 program

    An endangered federal program that has helped preserve the historic Route 66 Highway for two decades has issued its last call for grants aimed at saving aging buildings and landmarks.
  • Virginian-Pilot, Daily Press editor leaving newspapers

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Virginian-Pilot and Daily Press newspapers’ top editor is leaving amid restructuring at the publications. The Virginian-Pilot reports Friday that Tribune Publishing announced Marisa Porto’s departure. She had been the Daily Press’ editor and publisher since 2016 and The Virginian-Pilot’s editor since shortly after Tribune bought the newspaper last year. Porto […]