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Tue. 8:43 a.m.: World’s top brewer revives listing plans, halves IPO size

HONG KONG (AP) — AB InBev, the world's largest brewer that produces Budweiser and Corona, today revived plans to list its Asian business in Hong Kong but halved the size of its initial public offering to $4.8 billion. The move comes two months after it temporarily shelved plans to raise $9.8 ...

Tue. 8:34 a.m.: UK Parliament case opens at Supreme Court as Brexit nears

LONDON (AP) — A lawyer urged Britain's Supreme Court today to rule that Prime Minister Boris Johnson illegally suspended Parliament just weeks before the country is due to leave the European Union for the "improper purpose" of dodging scrutiny of his Brexit plans. The country's highest court ...

Mon. 11 a.m.: Restored Robins Theatre lineup mixes music, theater, comedy

WARREN — Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will get the Robins Theatre off to a swingin' start, but audiences won't have to wait until 2020 to get a first look at the downtown theater that's been dormant for 45 years. Sunrise Entertainment will announce at a press conference today a dozen shows for the ...

Mon. 10:30 a.m.: Impractical Jokers coming to Covelli Centre

The comedy troupe The Tenderloins, stars of TruTV's "Impractical Jokers," will perform Dec. 7 at the Covelli Centre. Joe Gatto, James Murray, Brian Quinn and Sal Vulcano are creators, executive producers and stars of "Impractical Jokers," now in its eighth season. The group also has finished ...

Mon. 9:50 a.m.: After bankruptcy filing, Purdue Pharma may not be off hook

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation's opioid crisis as the company filed for bankruptcy protection late Sunday night, part of a move to settle some 2,600 lawsuits — most from state and local governments. "Like families across ...

Mon. 9:13 a.m.: Energy prices spike after Saudi oil attack, US blaming Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Global energy prices spiked today after a weekend attack on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia caused the worst disruption to world supplies on record, an assault for which President Donald Trump warned that the U.S. was "locked and loaded" to ...

Mon. 8:59 a.m.: Israeli PM vows to annex ‘all the settlements’ in West Bank

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed today to annex "all the settlements" in the West Bank, including an enclave deep in the heart of the largest Palestinian city, in a last-ditch move that appeared aimed at shoring up nationalist support the day before a do-over ...

Mon. 8:56 a.m.: Australian leader preps for US trip featuring state dinner

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister said today his upcoming official trip to the U.S. will include visits to New York, Chicago and Wapakoneta, Ohio, in addition to a state dinner at the White House. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he looks forward to meeting President ...

Sun. 5:11 p.m.: Protest planned at GM Lordstown tonight

DETROIT (AP) — Contract talks between the United Auto Workers union and General Motors broke off Sunday and haven't resumed, meaning the union's first national strike since 2007 is very likely. GM's 49,200 UAW members are scheduled to go on strike at 11:59 p.m. unless an agreement is reached ...

Sat, 1:57 a.m.: Otterbein University to host Democratic debate

COLUMBUS — The Democratic National Committee says the party's October presidential debate will take place at a small university in Ohio. The fourth debate, which will be hosted by CNN and The New York Times, is to be held at Otterbein University in Westerville, in central Ohio. The ...

Sat. 11:30 a.m.: White House says bin Laden son killed in US operation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House announced early today that Hamza bin Laden , the son of the late al-Qaida leader who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist organization, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region. A statement ...

Fri. 1:20 p.m.: Strike possible as UAW contracts about to expire

DETROIT (AP) - A strike against General Motors looms large as contracts with the United Auto Workers and Detroit's three automakers is about to expire. The union's national agreements with GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler end at 11:59 p.m. Saturday, and the union has picked GM as its target company. ...

Fri. 11:15 a.m.: No charges filed in Niles police shooting

WARREN - A Trumbull County grand jury declined to indict any Niles police officers in the Jan. 2 shooting death of Matthew Burroughs of Niles. That information is contained in a 35-page report released by Trumbull County Prosecutor Dennis Watkins today. Niles officers shot and killed ...

Fri. 9:02 a.m.: China to lift punitive tariffs on US soybeans, pork

BEIJING (AP) — China will lift punitive tariffs imposed on U.S. soybeans and pork in a trade war with Washington, a state news agency said today, adding to conciliatory gestures by the two sides ahead of negotiations. China will suspend tariff hikes on soybeans, pork and some other farm ...

Fri. 8:56 a.m.: Judgment day for Huffman, facing possible prison for scam

BOSTON (AP) — Actress Felicity Huffman is returning to court to be sentenced for her role in a sweeping college admissions bribery scandal. The "Desperate Housewives" star is scheduled to appear in Boston's federal court today after pleading guilty to a single count of conspiracy and fraud ...

Fri. 8:49 a.m.: Pope Francis to visit Thailand, Japan in November

BANGKOK (AP) — Pope Francis will travel to Thailand and Japan in November for a visit expected to highlight his call for complete nuclear disarmament and honor the small Catholic communities in each country. The Vatican confirmed the Nov. 19-26 trip, and its diplomatic representative in ...

Fri. 8:41 a.m.: Ukraine’s president: US will give extra $140 million in aid

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president said today that the United States hasn't only released $250 million in military aid to his country but will also extend an additional $140 million. President Volodymyr Zelenskiy told a conference in the capital Kyiv that Ukraine will get the new ...

Fri. 8:37 a.m.: Tennis, musical are latest events postponed in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — A tennis tournament and a London musical are the latest events postponed in Hong Kong out of concerns over safety and disruptions from pro-democracy protests. K-pop concerts, Chanel fashion shows and international conferences have been canceled, postponed or moved out of the ...