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The Latest: Dobbs in for Roethlisberger (rib) as Steelers QB

The Latest from Week 14 of the NFL season (all times EST): 6:15 p.m. Pittsburgh is playing the second half at Oakland with Joshua Dobbs at quarterback in place of Ben Roethlisberger, who’s been announced as questionable to return to the game because of a rib injury. Roethlisberger went to the locker room a few … Continue reading The Latest: Dobbs in for Roethlisberger (rib) as Steelers QB

NEW YORK | Amazon touted as big win for NY, but math is more complex

NEW YORK — New York officials tout their deal to land a new Amazon headquarters as can’t-miss math. The city and state put up $2.8 billion in tax breaks and grants. In return, they get an economic engine expected to generate $27 billion in new tax money over a quarter-century. “This is a big moneymaker … Continue reading NEW YORK | Amazon touted as big win for NY, but math is more complex

WASHINGTON | Comey faces off with GOP over Clinton emails, alleged bias

WASHINGTON — Former FBI Director James Comey spoke to House investigators behind closed doors for almost seven hours Friday, begrudgingly answering questions about the Justice Department’s decisions during the 2016 presidential election. Comey, who appeared under subpoena, announced after the meeting that he would return for more questioning Dec. 17. Appearing annoyed, he said “we’re … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Comey faces off with GOP over Clinton emails, alleged bias

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. | ‘Significant’ announcement expected in Calif. bar shooting

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Authorities planned Friday to announce what they call a “significant development” in their investigation of last month’s shooting that killed 12 people at a popular Southern California country music bar. The development was to be announced at a news conference at the Ventura County Sheriff’s Station in Thousand Oaks, Detective Eric … Continue reading THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. | ‘Significant’ announcement expected in Calif. bar shooting

NEW YORK | Marlboro maker leaps into the cannabis trade with $2.4B

NEW YORK — One of the world’s biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $2.4 billion investment in Cronos Group, a Canadian medical and recreational marijuana company. Altria, which makes Marlboro cigarettes, is taking a 45 percent stake in the Toronto company. Cronos said Friday that the Richmond, Virginia, tobacco company … Continue reading NEW YORK | Marlboro maker leaps into the cannabis trade with $2.4B

NEW YORK | Dick Cheney biopic ‘Vice’ tops Golden Globes nominations

NEW YORK— Adam McKay’s Dick Cheney biopic “Vice” swooped in to lead nominations for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, narrowly edging Bradley Cooper’s tear-jerking revival “A Star Is Born,” the interracial road-trip drama “Green Book” and the period romp “The Favourite.” “Vice” topped all contenders Thursday with a surprising six nominations, including best picture, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Dick Cheney biopic ‘Vice’ tops Golden Globes nominations

COLUMBUS, Ohio | The Latest: Urban Meyer news conference set

COLUMBUS, Ohio— The Latest on Ohio State coach Urban Meyer‘s retirement: (all times Eastern): 1:40 p.m. Rutgers coach Chris Ash was defensive coordinator for Urban Meyer for two seasons at Ohio State, including the 2014 national championship team. He says Meyer was a great leader and was clear with both his expectations and the “culture … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | The Latest: Urban Meyer news conference set

KATOWICE, Poland | The Latest: 5 banks work to reduce greenhouse emissions

KATOWICE, Poland  — The Latest on climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Five international banks are pledging to use the billions at their disposal to steer clients away from businesses that emit large amounts of greenhouse gases. The banks, led by ING of the Netherlands, announced the plan Tuesday on … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | The Latest: 5 banks work to reduce greenhouse emissions