Suits filed against Cleco over proposed sale

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Two lawsuits have been filed by shareholders against Cleco Corp. relating to the company's proposed sale.

Russia: gas flow will resume after Ukraine pays

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Russia says gas supplies to Ukraine will resume after it pays off the first debt installment next week.

AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Africans shun the E-word, worst responders as Ebola poses biggest continental threat in years

Lawsuit: Rental policy excludes ex-offenders

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

A social service group has sued a New York rental complex, saying it has a policy that excludes ex-offenders.

RBS sets aside $639 million for currency probe

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Royal Bank of Scotland, which is majority-owned by the U.K. government, has set aside 400 million pounds ($639 million) to cover potential fines arising from international investigations into alleged manipulation of foreign currency trading.

Gulfport lands $4.4 million for harbor building

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

The city of Gulfport has been granted $4.1 million in Hurricane Katrina recovery money for a harbor building that will include a restaurant and bar, bait shop, and fuel dock.

Hungary suspends Internet tax after huge protests

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Hungary's prime minister says the government will suspend a planned tax on Internet use and reconsider the matter next year.

Group argues Redskins lawsuit should be tossed

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Five Native Americans are asking a Virginia judge to dismiss a lawsuit the Washington Redskins filed after the group successfully challenged the team's name, arguing it is offensive.

Gas ready to drop below $3 for 1st time in 4 years

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

The average price of gasoline in the U.S. hit $3 a gallon Friday, and should soon drop below the benchmark for the first time since December 2010.

Gas almost under $3 nationwide: What to know

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it, along with all those cute Halloween costumes, sweeping vistas and special meals: The gas station sign, with a price under $3 a gallon.



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