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  • UN asks Israel to pay Lebanon $850 million for oil spill

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has overwhelmingly approved a resolution asking Israel to pay Lebanon over $850 million in damages for an oil spill caused by an Israeli air force attack on…

  • Prepackaged caramel apples linked to 4 deaths

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states. Caramel apples are most popular around…

  • Saints’ new secondary braces for Falcons

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints cornerback Terrence Frederick and safety Pierre Warren spent offseason practices, minicamp and training camp working together in New Orleans’ defensive backfield, only to go their separate ways when the regular…

  • Yankees send Prado, Phelps to Marlins for Eovaldi, Jones

    NEW YORK (AP) — Looking for rotation help at a relatively low price, the New York Yankees acquired right-hander Nathan Eovaldi, outfielder Garrett Jones and minor league pitcher Domingo German from the Miami Marlins on…

  • Skeleton World Cup Results

    Friday At Calgary, Alberta Men 1. Martins Dukurs, Latvia, 1:51.06 (55.70-55.36). 2. Tomass Dukurs, Latvia, 1:51.96 (56.11-55.85). 3. Yun Sungbin, South Korea, 1:52.23 (56.39-55.84). 4. Christopher Grotheer, Germany, 1:52.34 (56.40-55.94). 5. Axel Jungk, Germany, 1:52.53…

  • Judge dismisses suit on Oklahoma execution access

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit filed by media organizations seeking greater access to the execution of Oklahoma death row inmates, ruling that the state’s death penalty protocols do…

  • Skeleton World Cup Results

    Friday At Calgary, Alberta Men 1. Martins Dukurs, Latvia, 1:51.06 (55.70-55.36). 2. Tomass Dukurs, Latvia, 1:51.96 (56.11-55.85). 3. Yun Sungbin, South Korea, 1:52.23 (56.39-55.84). 4. Christopher Grotheer, Germany, 1:52.34 (56.40-55.94). 5. Axel Jungk, Germany, 1:52.53…

  • Arctic offshore drill company enters guilty pleas

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The company hired by Royal Dutch Shell PLC in 2012 to drill on petroleum leases in the Arctic Ocean pleaded guilty Friday to eight felony environmental and maritime crimes. Noble Drilling…

  • Lawmaker wants investigation of St. Louis prosecutor

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri lawmaker is calling for an investigation of St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch, saying he “manipulated” the grand jury in the Ferguson case. McCulloch said in a radio interview…

  • Indexes___________________________Close_____Dly Chg___Week Chg__Ytd Chg

    Balanced Fund 9584.85 + .08 + 1.52 + 7.11 Corporate A-Rated Debt 1797.39 + .36 – .23 + 9.27 Emerging Markets 272.23 + .44 + .99 – 3.30 Equity Income Fund 9008.81 + .43 +…

  • UN urging Taliban to reduce Afghan civilian casualties

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. said Friday it’s been talking to the Taliban about reducing civilian casualties in Afghanistan but hasn’t seen any change on the ground, where it attributes 75 percent of deaths…

  • Business Highlights

    ___ Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony “made a mistake” in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea’s leader,…

  • Lawsuit shows resistance to legalization of pot

    DENVER (AP) — Despite growing public support for legalizing marijuana, a lawsuit filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma shows that at least two segments of American society are prepared to fight the idea before the nation’s…

  • Hasbro and Xerox are big market movers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Teekay Tankers Ltd., down 70 cents to $4.70 The ocean-freight hauler…

  • FDA OKs Cubist antibiotic for serious infections

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new combination medicine to fight complex infections in the abdomen and urinary tract, the fourth antibiotic the agency has approved this year. The…