Wells Fargo ups sales practices settlement to $142 million

NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo agreed Friday to expand a recently settled class-action lawsuit by an additional $32 million as well as extend claims for fraudulent accounts that may have been opened going back to 2002.

  • Written by KEN SWEET , AP Business Writer

Hawaii lawmakers criticize Sessions' island judge remarks

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii's Democratic lawmakers on Thursday criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions after he expressed amazement on a radio show that a "judge sitting on an island in the Pacific" could stop the president's travel ban.


  • Written by AUDREY McAVOY , Associated Press

Officials: at least 12 people killed overnight in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — At least 12 people were killed overnight following looting and violence in Venezuela's capital amid a spiraling political crisis in the South American country, authorities said Friday.

  • Written by JOSHUA GOODMAN and FABIOLA SANCHEZ , Associated Press

Attorneys general to Trump: Don't cut drug treatment funds

The top government lawyers from 19 states are telling President Donald Trump and the Republican leaders of Congress not to pass health insurance changes that would stop the flow of federal drug treatment money.

  • Written by GEOFF MULVIHILL , Associated Press

Judge orders Volkswagen to pay $2.8B in emission scandal

DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered Volkswagen to pay a $2.8 billion criminal penalty in the United States for cheating on diesel emissions tests, blessing a deal negotiated by the government for a "massive fraud" orchestrated by the German automaker.

  • Written by ED WHITE , Associated Press