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A man talks on a mobile phone next to a downtown McDonald's in Hong Kong in this April 2, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

McDonald’s to use chicken without human antibiotics

Associated Press

McDonald’s says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human medicine and milk from cows that are not treated with the artificial growth hormone rbST.

In this July 6, 2013, aerial file photo, the wreckage of Asiana Flight 214 lies on the ground after it crashed at the San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco. On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, more than 70 passengers aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco two years ago have reached a settlement in their lawsuits against the airline. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Deal with 72 Asiana passengers leaves many cases unresolved

- Associated Press

The first set of lawsuits stemming from the crash of an Asiana Airlines flight in San Francisco two years ago have been settled, but dozens of additional cases remain after the accident that killed three Chinese teenagers and injured nearly 200 people.

New Malaysia Airlines CEO a “battle hardened” veteran

- Associated Press

When the owners of embattled Malaysia Airlines went looking for a new CEO to lead its restructuring, they chose a German turnaround specialist known as “The Terminator” to take on what’s been dubbed the toughest job in aviation.

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British government sells Eurostar interest for $1.1 billion

- Associated Press

The British government has agreed to sell its stake in Eurostar, the high-speed rail service that connects London with Paris and Brussels through a tunnel under the English Channel, for 757 million pounds ($1.1 billion), a move that's prompted accusations that it is selling the family silver.

Deputies: Campti man dies after work fall

Associated Press

Natchitoches Parish sheriff's deputies say a 42-year-old Campti man died after his safety harness became entangled in machinery at the International Paper-Red River Mill, and he fell.

Hattiesburg wastewater treatment system could cost $152M

Associated Press

The city of Hattiesburg could be looking at about $152.5 million over the next three years or so for a fully-mechanical wastewater treatment system that would continue to discharge into the Leaf River.

Italian company pledged investment in Lewiston plant

Associated Press

The Italian owners of a Lewiston facility that makes high-tech storage, picking and distribution systems plan to invest $6 million in the plant, which could lead to dozens of new jobs.

Justices pepper health care law opponents with questions

- Associated Press

Supreme Court justices peppered opponents of President Barack Obama's health care law with skeptical questions during oral arguments Wednesday on the latest challenge to the sweeping legislation.

4 Jackson County cities support hotel-motel tax

Associated Press

Officials in Moss Point, Pascagoula, Gautier and Ocean Springs have given the needed approval for Jackson County's proposed November referendum on a 2 percent hotel-motel occupancy tax.

News from around Wisconsin at 5:28 a.m. CST

Associated Press

Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary Kitty Rhoades says it would be up to the federal government to deal with the fallout if the U.S. Supreme Court rules that subsidies offered under President Barack Obama's health care law are unconstitutional.