Soybean exports power U.S. economy to best performance in two years
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy grew at its fastest pace in two years in the third quarter as a surge in soybean exports and a rebound in inventory investment offset a slowdown in consumer spending.
AP News Guide: Pipeline activists swept off private property
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) ? Law enforcement in North Dakota removed activists protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline who had set up a camp on private property owned by the pipeline developer. Here's a guide to the latest developments and key background about the protest:
New FBI inquiry reinjects Clinton emails into 2016 race
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) ? The FBI will investigate whether there is classified information in newly discovered emails related to its probe of Hillary Clinton's private server, reinjecting one of the most toxic political issues into the presidential campaign less than two weeks before Election Day.
Amy Schumer essay: 'Formation' video is a tribute to BeyonceLOS ANGELES (AP) ? Amy Schumer has more to say about her "Formation" video that shows her singing and dancing to the Beyonce song alongside Goldie Hawn, Wanda Sykes and Joan Cusack.
Exclusive: EpiPen price hikes add millions to Pentagon costs
By Caroline Humer and Ruthy Munoz NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mylan NV's price hikes on EpiPens have added millions to U.S. Department of Defense spending since 2008 as the agency covered more prescriptions for the lifesaving allergy shot at near retail prices, government data provided to Reuters shows. Pentagon spending rose to $57 million over the past year from $9 million in 2008 - an increase driven both by volume and by price hikes that had a bigger bite on prescriptions filled at retail pharmacies, according to the previously unreported data. The Pentagon gets a government discount on EpiPens dispensed at military treatment facilities and by mail order.
UK Uber drivers win case to get paid vacation, minimum wage
Uber's claim that its drivers are contractors ? and not employees entitled to vacations ? was rejected Friday by a British tribunal, in a ruling that may have implications for a range of companies that ...
Trump's still short on promise to invest $100M into campaign
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Donald Trump has repeatedly said he will spend $100 million or more of his own money on his presidential bid. Yet even with a fresh donation, he'd be $34 million short of that promise.
Bruce Willis, John Mayer sing the blues at benefit showNEW YORK (AP) ? Bruce Willis and John Mayer sang the blues at the Jazz Foundation of America's annual benefit concert which honored two legendary pianists, Dr. John and McCoy Tyner.
Oregon case jury delivers blow to government in lands fight
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) ? A jury delivered an extraordinary blow to the government in a long-running battle over the use of public lands when it acquitted all seven defendants involved in the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in rural southeastern Oregon.
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