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  • Nissan profit rises on strong sales, cheap yen

    TOKYO (AP) — Healthy sales and a favorable exchange rate pushed up Nissan's fiscal first quarter profit nearly 37 percent, as vehicle sales grew in North America, China and other overseas markets. Nissan Motor Co. reported a better-than-expected income of 112 billion yen ($1.1 billion) for...

  • NOLA to host top travel trade show in 2016

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans will host the largest travel industry show in North America in 2016. The U.S. Travel Association's show, called IPW, was last held in New Orleans in 2002. The group had planned to hold the five-day show in Greater Miami and The Beaches. However, the City of...

  • Ex-majority shareholder of Yukos Oil Co: court has ordered Russia to pay it over $50 billion

    LONDON (AP) — Ex-majority shareholder of Yukos Oil Co: court has ordered Russia to pay it over $50 billion.

  • Trial in salmonella outbreak set to begin in Ga.

    ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — The trial for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago is set to begin. Jury selection starts Monday in federal court in Albany in the trial of former Peanut Company of America owner Stewart Parnell; his...

  • Virginia motorist gets 2 years in pedestrian death

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Henrico County sheriff's deputy has been sentenced to two years in prison in a pedestrian's hit-and-run death. Media outlets report a Richmond circuit judge sentenced 52-year-old Barry E. Mallory to the maximum 10 years in prison but suspended eight years of...

  • Banjo, fiddle contests set for Va. state fair

    DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — The State Fair of Virginia is seeking banjo players and fiddlers for a contest. The fair's open and youth fiddle and banjo contests will be held on Oct. 4 in the Triple Crown Amphitheater at Meadow Event Park in Caroline County. Registration will take place on the day of...

  • Texas girl dies in all-terrain vehicle crash

    SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) — Police say a 12-year-old girl was killed and three other people were injured in a West Texas all-terrain vehicle crash. The Tom Green County Sheriff's Office reports that the crash happened Saturday evening near San Angelo. Authorities report that 12-year-old...

  • West Texas teenager stabbed to death

    ABILENE, Texas (AP) — West Texas police say a teenager has died and a person has been injured in a stabbing near Abilene Christian University. Abilene Police Chief Stan Standridge says a 19-year-old was killed early Sunday morning at a housing complex near the university. He says another man...

  • Buffalo taxi driver stabbed; passenger didn't pay

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Buffalo are looking for a man who stabbed a taxi driver and ran off without paying the cab fare. Police tell the Buffalo News (http://bit.ly/1k2B4VI ) that the cabbie, 55-year-old Lester Sessum, told officers he was dropping off a passenger at 15th and Vermont...

  • NY fire crew battles western wildfires

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Firefighting crews from New York and four New England states are in Oregon battling numerous wildfires that have charred more than 600,000 acres. Gov. Andrew Cuomo dispatched a 20-person firefighting crew on Friday. The team is comprised of specially-trained Department of...

  • NY pool owners asked to look for invasive beetles

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Swimming pool owners can help scientists track the spread of invasive Asian long-horned beetles by checking their filters. The Department of Environmental Conservation is inviting pool owners to participate in its third annual Asian long-horned beetle survey now through...

  • NY to change signs for disabled access

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to revise New York's signs showing access points for disabled individuals. The measure calls for removing the word "handicapped" from replacement or new signs, while using an updated wheelchair logo suggesting mobility, both...

  • Frederick, Md., mayor touts city's gains

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Frederick Mayor Randy McClement is highlighting transportation and development in his annual State of the City address. McClement is making his speech Monday night with the city's downtown MARC station as a backdrop. The station is at one end of a bicycle route his...

  • Grants for pre-K expansion to be announced

    PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — The recipients of grants to expand pre-kindergarten in Maryland are being announced. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown will be joined on Monday by Charlene Dukes, the president of the Maryland Board of Education. They also will be joined by Dallas Dance, the Baltimore County...

  • Eastern Illinois makes athletic deal with Adidas

    CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Eastern Illinois University has made a five-year deal with athletic wear company Adidas. The Charleston school says the Portland, Oregon-based company will be the Panthers' official source for footwear, apparel and accessories. The contract lasts through the 2019...



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