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Deputies: Arrest made in lemonade stand stickup

MONROE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities arrested a juvenile Wednesday they say robbed a 9-year-old lemonade vendor of $17 at gunpoint, a stickup that prompted an outpouring of sympathy and donations for the young entrepreneur. Tony Underwood, a spokesman for the...
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Star witness talks about NYC mayor at ex-union head’s trial

NEW YORK (AP) — The star witness in the trial of the ex-head of New York City’s jail guards union says he tried to demand attention from Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH’-zee-oh) when he didn’t think he was getting his money’s worth from contributions...
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Returned Korean War dog tag belonged to Army medic

WASHINGTON (AP) — The lone military identification tag that North Korea provided with 55 boxes of human remains last month belonged to Master Sgt. Charles H. McDaniel, an Army medic from Indiana who was killed in the opening months of the Korean War. The Army on Wednesday...
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Yelp’s Q2 profit tops expectations as ad revenue jumps

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yelp’s second-quarter results blew past Wall Street expectations, fueled by a 21 percent surge in advertising revenue. The online business reviews company raised its profit forecast for the year and its stock soared almost 14 percent in...
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The Latest: Warrants for 17 issued in immigration operation

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on a large federal immigration operation targeting businesses in Nebraska and Minnesota that officials say knowingly hired and mistreated immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Federal officials say a series of...
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NYC moves to rein in Uber with cap on ride-hail vehicles

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is reining in the growth of Uber, Lyft and other app-based ride services with a temporary cap on new cars picking up fares. The City Council approved a package of bills Wednesday that included a one-year moratorium on new licenses for for-hire...
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Snap and Hostess skid while Match and CVS jump

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday: Match Group Inc., up $6.72 to $45.60 The online dating company’s results were better than investors expected. Snap Inc., down 89 cents to $12.23 The online video chat company said it lost...
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The Latest: Report-SEC probing Musk’s Tesla-buyout tweet

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s plan to take the electric car maker private (all times local): 1:30 p.m. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that government regulators have opened an inquiry into Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s Tuesday tweet...
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Immigration raids in Nebraska, Minnesota target businesses

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A large federal law enforcement operation conducted Wednesday targeted businesses in Nebraska and Minnesota that officials say knowingly hired — and mistreated — immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally. The investigative arm of U.S....
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