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Fri. 10:10 a.m.: Mistrial halts case on minimum wage for immigrant detainees

SEATTLE (AP) — A trial over whether the GEO Group must pay minimum wage — instead of $1 a day — to immigration detainees who perform tasks like cooking and cleaning at its for-profit detention center in Washington state has ended with a hung jury. U.S. District Judge Robert Bryan in ...

Fri. 10:08 a.m.: Stocks open lower, pushing the S&P 500 toward a weekly loss

NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are opening broadly lower on Wall Street, putting the S&P 500 index on track for its first losing week in the last four. The benchmark index gave up 0.8% in the early going Friday, with banks and technology companies leading the way lower. Investors are still trying ...

Fri. 10 a.m.: Medical adviser says ‘No fans’ are safest for Olympics

TOKYO — The top medical adviser to the Japanese government says the safest way to hold the Tokyo Olympics is without any fans. Dr. Shigeru Omi issued his suggestions in a report to the government and organizers. Fans from abroad have already been banned. Organizers are to announce early next ...

Timken announces chairs for all 88 counties

Jane Timken, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, today announced committee chairs for all of Ohio's 88 counties. A former Ohio Republican Party chairwoman, Timken is the first Senate candidate with chairs in every county. Overall, she has 108 county chairs with some counties having ...

Lordstown Motors reverses, says it has no firm truck orders

LORDSTOWN (AP) - Struggling electric truck maker Lordstown Motors now says it has no firm orders for its vehicles, just days after its president said the company had enough to maintain production through 2022. Questions have been mounting about whether Lordstown Motors has enough money to stay ...

9:50 a.m. Thursday: Scotch drinkers toast to end of tariffs in US

LONDON (AP) — Scotch whisky makers breathed a sigh of relief today after the United States agreed to suspend tariffs on one of Scotland’s main exports following the resolution of a long-standing trade row between the U.S. and the EU over subsidies to aircraft companies Boeing and ...