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Tuesday 01/28/2020
Stocks open higher on Wall Street a day after a big drop
Updated: January 28, 2020 - 9:03 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street a day after the S&P 500 had its biggest drop since early October. Technology companies were putting up some of the biggest gains early Tuesday. Whirlpool and Xerox rose after reporting solid results. Markets remained closed in China for Lunar New Year holidays, while South Korea's benchmark sank as it reopened after its own holidays. The S&P 500 rose 11 points, or 0.3%, to 3,254. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 62, or 0.2%, to 28,599, and the Nasdaq rose 47, or 0.5%, to 9,184 Bond prices fell. The 10-year Treasury yield rose to 1.62%.

Trump team brushes past Bolton, attacks impeachment case
Updated: January 28, 2020 - 9:03 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's legal team is raising a broad-based attack on the impeachment case against him even as it mostly brushes past allegations in a new book that could undercut a key defense argument at his Senate trial.

Trump to unveil his Middle East peace plan amid skepticism
Updated: January 28, 2020 - 8:46 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to unveil his administration’s much-anticipated Middle East peace plan in the latest American venture to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Thanks to Newswire's Earned Media Advantage Guided Tour, Construction Technology Company Featured on Business Insider
Updated: January 28, 2020 - 8:46 am

NEW YORK - January 28, 2020 - ( Newswire.com )

ISBI 360, Learfield IMG College Ticket Solutions Introduce Executive Sales Training Relationship
Updated: January 28, 2020 - 8:46 am

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - January 28, 2020 - ( Newswire.com )

Orthodontic Associates Opens New Dynamic Orthodontic Studio Experience, a Walk-in Invisalign Treatment Practice
Updated: January 28, 2020 - 8:46 am

OKLAHOMA CITY - January 28, 2020 - ( Newswire.com )

Privy Peach Announces Increased Value in Their All-Natural Intimate Oil
Updated: January 28, 2020 - 8:46 am

DENVER - January 28, 2020 - ( Newswire.com )

In Klobuchar's past, questions about a teen jailed for life
Updated: January 28, 2020 - 8:02 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It was a prime-time moment for Amy Klobuchar.

'Confused and angry': Brexit unsettles EU citizens in the UK
Updated: January 28, 2020 - 7:01 am

LONDON (AP) — Anxious, angry, abandoned. Brexit elicits strong emotions, and as Britain’s departure from the European Union approaches, more than 3 million U.K. residents who are citizens of EU countries are feeling the impending separation more strongly than most.

Millennial Money: Recession jitters and your finances
Updated: January 28, 2020 - 7:02 am

Even just talk of a possible recession can trigger anxiety for anyone who associates it with the major economic downturn of a dozen years ago. But history doesn’t always repeat itself.

10 Things to Know for Today
Updated: January 28, 2020 - 6:08 am

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

LendingUSA Appoints New General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
Updated: January 28, 2020 - 5:46 am

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Trial highlights: Bolton takes center stage from afar
Updated: January 28, 2020 - 3:12 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former national security adviser John Bolton took center stage at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial even though he was nowhere near the Capitol.

What to know for year two of the Trump tax plan
Updated: January 28, 2020 - 3:12 am

It’s that time again.

Analysis: NBA made a good call moving Lakers-Clippers game
Updated: January 28, 2020 - 2:16 am

The NBA absolutely made the right call in postponing Tuesday night’s game in Los Angeles between the Lakers and the Clippers.

Monday 01/27/2020
News of Bolton book sends jolt through impeachment trial
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 11:46 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — A single paper copy in a nondescript envelope arrived at the White House on Dec. 30. Four weeks later, news of John Bolton’s book manuscript about his time as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser has exploded into public view, sending a jolt through the president’s impeachment trial.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump wrong on Bolton; more claims from trial
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 11:45 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump stated falsely Monday that House Democrats never called his former national security adviser to testify in their impeachment inquiry. Actually they did.

Asian shares sink on mounting worries over China outbreak
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 11:05 pm

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares skidded again Tuesday on deepening worries over the expanding outbreak of a new virus in China.

GOP defends Trump as Bolton book adds pressure for witnesses
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 10:30 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators faced mounting pressure Monday to summon John Bolton to testify at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial even as Trump's lawyers mostly brushed past extraordinary new allegations from the former national security adviser and focused instead on corruption in Ukraine and historical arguments for acquittal.

'I'm being raped': Weinstein accuser details alleged assault
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 10:15 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein accuser Mimi Haleyi testified Monday that weeks after arriving in New York to work for one of his shows, she found herself fighting in vain as the once-revered showbiz honcho pushed her onto a bed and sexually assaulted her, undeterred by her kicks and pleas of, “no, please don’t do this, I don’t want it.”

NY, feds sue 'Pharma Bro' for 'scheme' to keep drug price up
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 11:05 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — State and federal authorities sued imprisoned entrepreneur Martin Shkreli on Monday over tactics that shielded a profitable drug from competition after a price hike made the so-called “Pharma Bro” infamous.

The Latest: Capitol fireplaces go cold for impeachment trial
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 7:15 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump (all times local):

California tests find illegal vapes tainted with additives
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 7:32 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California officials announced Monday that marijuana vape cartridges seized in illegal shops in Los Angeles contained potentially dangerous additives, including a thickening agent blamed for a national outbreak of deadly lung illnesses tied to vaping.

DiCaprio, Zellweger and more Oscar hopefuls attend luncheon
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 6:47 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Renée Zellweger, Al Pacino and dozens of other Academy Award nominees bowed their heads in a moment of silence Monday for Kobe Bryant to open the annual Oscars luncheon, a somber moment in an otherwise sunny annual affair that serves as a meet-and-greet, celebration and training session for each year’s class of nominees.

Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 6:31 pm

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp prayed and wept as they marked the 75th anniversary of its liberation, returning Monday to the place where they lost entire families and warning about the ominous growth of anti-Semitism and hatred in the world.

Trump hosts Israeli leaders who call his peace plan historic
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 10:02 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump hosted Israel’s prime minister and his chief rival Monday at the White House on the eve of unveiling a long-awaited Mideast peace plan, expressing confidence that despite adamant Palestinian rejection they would ultimately go along with a blueprint he said was “very good for them.”

Billie Eilish, a voice of the youth, tops the Grammy Awards
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 4:38 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Billie Eilish, who gave voice to young people struggling with depression on a do-it-yourself album she made at home with her older brother, is atop the music world.

Alabama fire chief: At least 8 died in marina boat dock fire
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 3:47 pm

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (AP) — A massive fire that killed at least eight people and destroyed dozens of boats in an Alabama marina early Monday was spread so rapidly by the wind that “we didn't have time to do nothing,” said one resident who survived but lost his brother in the cold water.

Ally of Venezuela's Maduro hires DC lobbyist to build ties
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 6:34 pm

MIAMI (AP) — An ally of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has hired a Washington lobbyist whose business has boomed under the Trump administration as part of a $12.5 million effort to ease sanctions and reset bilateral relations as the U.S.-backed campaign to oust the socialist leader stalls.

Prince Andrew called uncooperative in Jeffrey Epstein probe
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 6:31 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Britain's Prince Andrew has provided “zero cooperation” to the American investigators who want to interview him as part of their sex trafficking probe into Jeffrey Epstein, a U.S. prosecutor said Monday.

ProSomnus® Sleep Technologies Announces Social Media Campaign - 'Share Your Story'
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 12:47 pm

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Elizabeth Warren seeks a spark in the final sprint to Iowa
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 11:02 am

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is fighting to regain momentum in the turbulent tussle for the Democratic presidential nomination amid lingering questions about her consistency and ability to defeat President Donald Trump.

Simio Announces Martin Barkman of SAP and Indranil Sircar of Microsoft to Deliver Keynote Address at Simio Sync 2020
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 10:45 am

SEWICKLEY, Pa. - January 27, 2020 - ( Newswire.com )

Piano Introduces Piano Frictionless, Unlocking a New 'Minipayment' Revenue Stream for Digital Media
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 9:46 am

NEW YORK - January 27, 2020 - ( Newswire.com )

SCA Sweeping Corporation of America Acquires Contract Sweepers & Equipment Company
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 8:45 am

CLEVELAND - January 27, 2020 - ( Newswire.com )

Defense resumes in key impeachment week; Dems seek witnesses
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 7:31 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's impeachment trial enters a pivotal week as his defense team resumes its case and senators face a critical vote on whether to hear witnesses or proceed directly to a vote that is widely expected to end in his acquittal. The articles of impeachment charge Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

SunTech Medical and Valencell Announce Collaboration Agreement for New Blood Pressure Measurement Solutions
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 7:47 am

MORRISVILLE, N.C. - January 27, 2020 - ( Newswire.com )

10 Things to Know for Today
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 5:15 am

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

Lingo Reports Record Fourth-Quarter 2019 Sales Results
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 4:45 am

ATLANTA - January 27, 2020 - ( Newswire.com )

Family affair: Billie Eilish, Finneas win big at Grammys
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 1:16 am

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The edgy, avant-pop album that siblings Billie Eilish and Finneas created in a small bedroom made a big splash at the 2020 Grammy Awards, winning 11 honors for the musical family.

Organization becomes critical in final week before Iowa vote
Updated: January 27, 2020 - 12:31 am

ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — At nearly nine p.m. on Saturday, Samy Amkieh was about to head back to his office after braving 20 degree temperatures to knock on doors for three hours in East Des Moines. But the 20-year-old field organizer knocked on one more door and was rewarded by convincing the resident to be a team leader for Bernie Sanders at a nearby caucus location.

Sunday 01/26/2020
Epygenix Therapeutics Successfully Completes EPX-100 Phase I, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind, 2-Period Study and Ready to Phase 2 Studies
Updated: January 26, 2020 - 11:46 pm

PARAMUS, N.J. - January 27, 2020 - ( Newswire.com )

AP source: Bolton says Trump tied Ukraine funds to probe
Updated: January 26, 2020 - 10:30 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he wanted to maintain a freeze on military assistance to Ukraine until it aided political investigations into his Democratic rivals, former national security adviser John Bolton recounts in a draft of his forthcoming book.

Who can topple Trump? Dems' electability fight rages in Iowa
Updated: January 26, 2020 - 10:01 pm

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The urgent fight for the Democratic presidential nomination raged across Iowa on Sunday as the party's leading candidates scrambled to deliver closing arguments centered on the defining question of the 2020 primary: Who can beat President Donald Trump?

Trump peace plan could boost embattled Israeli leader
Updated: January 26, 2020 - 8:32 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Washington Sunday night vowing to “make history” at a planned meeting with President Donald Trump for the unveiling of the U.S. administration's much-anticipated plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Arizona, California cases push US tally of new virus to 5
Updated: January 26, 2020 - 6:13 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. has five confirmed cases of the new virus from China, all among people who traveled to the city at the center of the outbreak, health officials said Sunday.

Source: Kobe Bryant's daughter Gianna, 13, also was killed in the helicopter crash that took the life of NBA legend
Updated: January 26, 2020 - 4:16 pm

CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — Source: Kobe Bryant's daughter Gianna, 13, also was killed in the helicopter crash that took the life of NBA legend.

In divided America, some voters tuning out impeachment trial
Updated: January 26, 2020 - 6:32 pm

HAMBURG, Pa. (AP) — For all the gravity of a presidential impeachment trial, Americans don’t seem to be giving it much weight.

Turkish teams hunt for quake survivors as death toll hits 38
Updated: January 26, 2020 - 2:01 pm

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Working against the clock in freezing temperatures, Turkish rescue teams pulled more survivors from collapsed buildings Sunday, days after a powerful magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit the country's east. Rescued survivors wept with gratitude for their efforts.

Survivor in Slovenia turns 100 on Holocaust Remembrance Day
Updated: January 26, 2020 - 12:32 pm

RAKEK, Slovenia (AP) — For Marija Frlan it's as symbolic as it can get: A survivor of a Nazi concentration camp during World War II, the Slovenian woman turns 100 years old on Monday, the international Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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