• In this Dec. 3, 2013 file photo, Hampton Creek Foods CEO Josh Tetrick holds a species of yellow pea used to make Just Mayo, a plant-based mayonnaise, in San Francisco. The American Egg Board, which is responsible for the “Incredible, Edible Egg” slogan, waged a campaign to counter the rising popularity of Hampton Creek’s eggless Just Mayo spread, and even tried to stop it from being sold at Whole Foods, according to documents provided to The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

    APNewsBreak: Egg group scrambled over eggless mayo maker

    NEW YORK (AP) — A California company that makes an eggless mayonnaise alternative has the U.S. egg industry scrambling.

  • Councilman Joe Buscaino, left, with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, center, and Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson celebrate after a city council vote in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. The Los Angeles City Council cleared the way Tuesday for Garcetti to strike agreements for a 2024 Olympics bid, putting the city on the verge of becoming the U.S. contender after Boston's awkward collapse. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

    Los Angeles back from dead as US candidate for 2024 Olympics

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles is the official U.S. nominee for the 2024 Olympic games — a dramatic turnaround for a city that just two months ago was considered out of the running.

  • Councilman Joe Buscaino, left, with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, center, and Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson celebrate after a city council vote in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. The Los Angeles City Council cleared the way Tuesday for Garcetti to strike agreements for a 2024 Olympics bid, putting the city on the verge of becoming the U.S. contender after Boston's awkward collapse. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

    Los Angeles back from dead as US candidate for 2024 Olympics

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles is the official U.S. nominee for the 2024 Olympic games — a dramatic turnaround for a city that just two months ago was considered out of the running.

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  • A girl stands with a bouquet of flowers as people wait for Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro to arrive at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, China, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Russian leader Vladimir Putin, South Korean President Park Geun-hye and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon shine at the top of China’s guest list at this week’s grand commemorations of the 70th anniversary of Japan’s defeat in World War II, but high-level representatives from Western democracies are largely absent. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

    China parade draws Putin, but few other major world leaders

    BEIJING (AP) — Russian leader Vladimir Putin, South Korean President Park Geun-hye and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon shine at the top of China’s guest list at this week’s grand commemorations of the 70th anniversary of Japan’s defeat in World War II. After them, the wattage gets pretty low.

  • Councilman Joe Buscaino, left, with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, center, and Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson celebrate after a city council vote in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. The Los Angeles City Council cleared the way Tuesday for Garcetti to strike agreements for a 2024 Olympics bid, putting the city on the verge of becoming the U.S. contender after Boston's awkward collapse. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

    Los Angeles poised to vote on 2024 Olympic plan

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston’s soured bid and marking a comeback for LA’s dream of becoming a three-time Olympic host.

  • In this Aug. 24, 2015 photo, visitors view "the People of the Past" exhibit at the Illinois State Museum in Springfield, Ill. The 138-year-old museum could be the next casualty in an ugly state budget battle that has dragged on for months. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is targeting the museum and four satellite sites for closure, the latest in a series of cuts the former businessman says are needed to manage Illinois’ finances as he battles with Democrats who run the Legislature. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

    Illinois’ history museum is latest target in political fight

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The skeleton of a massive mastodon, thousands of Native American artifacts and a giant shark could be the next casualties in an increasingly ugly fight over Illinois’ state budget that has dragged on for months with no sign of ending.

  • NM auditor questions spending under former border sheriff

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A lack of internal controls and oversight in the Dona Ana County Sheriff’s Office allowed several officers to alter their hours and claim more than $130,000 in overtime pay from federal funds that were intended for fighting crime along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to a state audit.

  • File - In this May 19, 2012 file photo, a Palestinian throws a stone at an armed Jewish settler during clashes between Palestinians and Jewish settlers in the West Bank village of Assira al-Kibliya. A firebombing last month on a West Bank home, killed an 18-month-old toddler, Ali Dawabsheh, and his father, Saed, and critically wounded his mother and 4-year-old brother. In the wake of the attack, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged "zero tolerance" for what he called Jewish terrorism. (AP Photo/Nasser Ishtayeh, File)

    Israel has failed to reform Jewish radicals, critics charge

    SHIR HADASH OUTPOST, West Bank (AP) — The Israeli government initiative has a soothing biblical name, the Hebrew Shepherd, and a serious aim: to keep ultranationalist Jewish settler youths from turning to violence and attacking Palestinians and their property.

  • In this Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, file photo, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer listens during a meeting of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System at the Federal Reserve in Washington. Fischer said Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, that incoming economic data and market developments will likely determine whether the Fed boosts interest rates in September. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

    Fed Vice Chair Fischer keeps open possibility of Sept. hike

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer left the door open Saturday for a Fed rate increase in September, saying the factors that have kept inflation below the central bank’s target level have likely begun to fade.

  • In this Oct. 23, 2008 photo, State Route 9 runs through downtown Springdale, Springdale, a small Utah town outside Zion National Park has repealed a ban on chain restaurants after about a decade of legal battles, clearing the way for one of the country’s biggest fast food chains to open in Springdale amid the village’s mom-and-pop restaurants and cafes.  (Jud Burkett/The Spectrum via AP) NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT

    After legal battle, Utah town to allow chain restaurants

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A small Utah town outside Zion National Park has repealed a ban on chain restaurants, clearing the way for one of the country’s biggest fast food chains to open amid Springdale’s mom-and-pop restaurants.