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Holiday train making its way to Kansas City

Holiday train making its way to Kansas City

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A train bringing holiday cheer is winding up its journey through the South and Midwest. The Kansas City Southern Holiday Express Train began its trip…

Group that questions facts of attacks gets sign

(CREVE COEUR, Mo., AP) — An Adopt-A-Highway sign is expected to go up by Jan. 1 in St. Louis County for a group that has questions about the government’s official…

‘Fiscal cliff’ could affect Mo. economy, budget

By DAVID A. LIEB (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri could lose about $125 million in federal funding for various programs and the state’s military-related economy could take a $1…

HSBC to pay $1.9B to settle money-laundering case

By PAN PYLAS and PETE YOST (LONDON, AP) — HSBC avoided a legal battle that could further savage its reputation and undermine confidence in the global banking system by agreeing…

Right-to-work debate heats up ahead of Mich. vote

By JEFF KAROUB and JOHN FLESHER (LANSING, Mich., AP) — Even with the outcome considered a foregone conclusion, the heated battle over right-to-work legislation in the traditional union bastion of…

UK authorities arrest 3 in LIBOR rate probe

By DANICA KIRKA (LONDON, AP) — British police arrested three people Tuesday as part of their investigation into the manipulation of a key benchmark interest rate — the first British…

Voter disdain spreads as ‘fiscal cliff’ looms

By STEVE PEOPLES (HOOKSETT, N.H., AP) — Fear and frustration course through the lunch crowd at Robie’s Country Store and Deli, a popular outpost 500 miles from where Washington is…