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House committee approves new rules for Idaho oil and gas

Idaho lawmakers on a House committee have approved rules involving the state's nascent oil and gas industry. Read more »

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American Airlines 4th-quarter profit gets lift from cheap fuel

American Airlines is logging record profits and rewarding shareholders just one year removed from bankruptcy court and a big merger. Read more »

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Yahoo CEO heeds shareholders' call to spin off Alibaba stake

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is spinning off the company's $39 billion stake in China's Alibaba Group Holding in a move that wards off a potential shareholder rebellion. Read more »

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Airlines begin digging out from storm in northeastern US

Lingering snow and subfreezing temperatures mean that travel delays in the Northeast will extend through Wednesday, even if the storm wasn't as bad as expected. Read more »

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Gold nuggets stolen from Wells Fargo museum worth $10,000

Thieves in a stolen SUV smashed through the glass doors of the Wells Fargo History Museum in downtown San Francisco before dawn Tuesday and made off with up to 10 ounces of historic gold nuggets... Read more »

Published 15 hours ago

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What! Facebook's down? No storm selfies during brief outage

No storm selfies, hookups, status updates. With Facebook and Instagram down for nearly an hour overnight, what were legions of users to do? Read more »

Published 15 hours ago

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US consumer confidence jumps to 7 ½-year high in January

U.S. consumer confidence shot up in January to the highest level since August 2007. Read more »

Published 21 hours ago

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Gov't to overhaul Medicare payments to doctors, hospitals

Medicare will change the way it pays hospitals and doctors to reward quality over volume, the Obama administration said Monday, in a shift that officials hope will be a catalyst for the nation's... Read more »

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Drone crashes at White House; hobbyist says it's his

A two-foot-long drone apparently flown by a hobbyist crashed on the White House grounds Monday in an extraordinary, if unintended, breach that raised fresh questions about the president's security;... Read more »

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Death toll from GM ignition switches rises to at least 50

With only five days left before the deadline to seek payments, compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg has decided that 50 death cases are eligible for money due to crashes caused by faulty General... Read more »

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IBM disputes report that big layoffs coming

IBM is pooh-poohing a published report that the giant technology company is planning a big reorganization and massive job cuts affecting more than 100,000 people. Read more »

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Eurozone looks for dialogue after stunning Greece elections

The election in Greece of a radical party that wants to overhaul the country's bailout program raises new uncertainties for the eurozone. But several European creditor nations hinted they will seek... Read more »

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Milk industry fights back against 'anti-dairy folks'

As Americans continue turning away from milk, an industry group is pushing back at its critics with a social media campaign trumpeting the benefits of milk. Read more »

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Low inflation likely to keep Fed 'patient' about a rate hike

The Federal Reserve ended 2014 with a pledge to be "patient" in raising interest rates from record lows. The way things are going, its patience may endure for a long while. Read more »

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Mattel CEO resigns, toy maker results miss expectations

Chairman and CEO Bryan Stockton has resigned after the struggling maker of Barbie dolls and Hot Wheels cars reported fourth-quarter results that fell far short of analyst expectations. Read more »

Published yesterday

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NFL, YouTube partner to post official clips to video site

Searching for Super Bowl highlights next week after the big game? They'll be available, legally, straight from the source. Read more »

Published Jan. 25, 2015

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Greek radical left wins election, threatening market turmoil

A radical left-wing party vowing to end Greece's painful austerity program won a historic victory in Sunday's parliamentary elections, setting up a showdown with the country's international... Read more »

Published Jan. 25, 2015

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British Airways parent makes 3rd takeover bid for Aer Lingus

Officials say the parent company of British Airways has made a third, improved takeover approach to Irish airline Aer Lingus and an announcement of the offer is expected Monday. Read more »

Published Jan. 24, 2015

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Kia recalling nearly 87,000 Fortes because of fire risk

Kia Motors America is recalling nearly 87,000 of its 2014 Forte sedans because of faulty equipment that could cause the cars to catch fire. Read more »

Published Jan. 24, 2015

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Global economy hopes raised after European stimulus

The global economic outlook just got brighter after this week's big stimulus from the European Central Bank, leading policymakers from around the world said Saturday. Read more »

Published Jan. 24, 2015

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Fueled by oil, agriculture sector welcomes low diesel prices

The recent plunge in fuel prices have been a welcome relief across the agricultural sector, helping ease the pain of low grain prices for growers and boosting profits for cattle ranchers. Read more »

Published Jan. 24, 2015

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What's in a name? At Grand Canyon, history, possible profits

A major concessionaire at Grand Canyon National Park wants the exclusive right to names like El Tovar and Phantom Ranch. Read more »

Published Jan. 24, 2015

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Concerns over release of personal data from health care website prompt reversal

Bowing to privacy concerns, the Obama administration reversed itself Friday, scaling back the release of consumers' personal information from the government's health insurance website to private... Read more »

Published Jan. 23, 2015

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GE earnings rise despite headwinds from low oil prices

General Electric Co. posted higher revenue and net income for the fourth quarter, but was held back from even better results by a sputtering performance from its expanding oil and gas division. Read more »

Published Jan. 23, 2015

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Garden gnome fans fret: SkyMall files for bankruptcy

Apparently, airline passengers aren't buying enough garden gnomes, superhero pajamas and heated cat shelters. SkyMall has filed for bankruptcy. Read more »

Published Jan. 23, 2015

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