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NATO allies agree to take on Islamic State threat

President Barack Obama speaks at a news conference at the NATO summit at Celtic Manor, Newport, Wales, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) President Barack Obama speaks at a news conference at the NATO summit at Celtic Manor, Newport, Wales, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014....
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US job growth drops to 142K, slowest in 8 months

In this photo taken Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, Freddy Jerez, of Hollywood, Fla., fills out a job application during a job fair in Sunrise. Fla. The government issues the August jobs report on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) In this photo taken Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014,...

Mexico Police Seek Killers Of Elderly American

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities are seeking the killers of a 97-year-old woman who was found murdered this week, her body stored in the refrigerator of her home in Rosarito Beach, an upscale beach town near Tijuana. Baja California assistant prosecutor’s...

NE Ohio Injection Operation Halted After Quake

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State regulators in Ohio have suspended operations at two deep injection wells for fracking wastewater in northeast Ohio after discovering possible evidence the operation caused a 2.1-magnitude earthquake on Sunday. A spokeswoman said the Ohio Department of...
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Stocks lifted by gains in dividend-rich utilities

A foreign exchange company employee walks in front of an electric monitor displaying the current exchange rate of Japanese yen against U.S. dollar in Tokyo, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. The U.S. dollar rose to around 105.70 yen, the highest since October 2008, on Friday morning. (AP...
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Jeans face an uncertain future amid yoga wear rage

This product image provided by Levi Strauss shows the company’s Knit Jeans, made of stretch cotton knit that look like jeans but feel like sweatpants. Companies, including Levi Strauss, which invented the first pair of blue jeans 141 years ago, acknowledge that the jeans...

IRS says it has lost emails from 5 more employees

WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS says it has lost emails from five more workers who are part of congressional investigations into the treatment of conservative groups that applied for tax exempt status. The tax agency said in June that it could not locate an untold number of...
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S&P 500 hits record on dividend stocks, Ukraine

A foreign exchange company employee walks in front of an electric monitor displaying the current exchange rate of Japanese yen against U.S. dollar in Tokyo, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. The U.S. dollar rose to around 105.70 yen, the highest since October 2008, on Friday morning. (AP...
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Rocky Mountain town becomes beer commercial set

This Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 photo shows workers installing a Welcome to Whatever, USA sign that is reflected in the sunglasses of part-time resident Christine Lyerly, in Crested Butte, Colo. Lyerly said Anheuser-Busch’s plan to pay $500,000 to convert the town into a...

Alibaba seeks to raise up to $24.3B in IPO record

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — China’s Alibaba Group is seeking to raise up to $24.3 billion in its upcoming IPO — an amount that would be the most raised by a company in a stock market debut. The e-commerce company and its early investors are hoping to sell up to 368...