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As US cleans up, it's exporting more pollution

Heat-trapping pollution released into the atmosphere from rising exports of U.S. gasoline and diesel dwarfs the cuts made from fuel efficiency standards and other efforts to reduce global warming... Read more »

Published Dec. 22, 2014

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FAA, industry launch drone safety campaign

The drone industry is teaming up with the government and model aircraft hobbyists to launch a safety campaign in response to increasing encounters between small drones and manned aircraft Read more »

Published Dec. 22, 2014

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It's down to the wire for online shopping

As the holiday shopping season winds down, FedEx, UPS and online retailers are using the last few days to try to avoid the problems that occurred last year when severe winter weather and a surge in... Read more »

Published Dec. 22, 2014

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US home sales dropped sharply in November

Fewer Americans bought homes in November as buying slid to its slowest pace in six months. Read more »

Published Dec. 22, 2014

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Russia bails out bank following ruble slide

Russia has bailed out a mid-sized bank for about $500 million to save it from bankruptcy— a clear sign that the slide in the value of the ruble in the wake of sliding oil prices is straining... Read more »

Published Dec. 22, 2014

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Tourism suffers in winter of EU-Russia discontent

Russia's tensions with the West over Ukraine and the slump for the ruble are echoing through the French Alps — and unfortunately for some businesses, just in time for ski season. Read more »

Published Dec. 22, 2014

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Tribes tread carefully into marijuana discussions

The Navajo Nation had bitter debates when it was deciding whether to allow casinos on the reservation and if alcohol should be sold in them. The arguments focused on the revenue and jobs casinos... Read more »

Published Dec. 22, 2014

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FAA, industry launch drone safety campaign

Alarmed by increasing encounters between small drones and manned aircraft, drone industry officials said Monday they are teaming up with the government and model aircraft hobbyists to launch a safety campaign. Read more »

Published Dec. 22, 2014

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It's down to the wire for online shopping

As the holiday shopping season winds down, FedEx, UPS and online retailers are using the last few days to try to avoid the problems that occurred last year when severe winter weather and a surge in... Read more »

Published Dec. 22, 2014

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Russia bails out bank following ruble slide

Russia has bailed out a mid-sized bank for about $500 million to save it from bankruptcy— a clear sign that the slide in the value of the ruble in the wake of falling oil prices is straining... Read more »

Published Dec. 22, 2014

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It's becoming easier to shop overseas this holiday season

This holiday season, it's almost as simple to shop on the other side of the world as it is to buy from a store down the block. Read more »

Published Dec. 22, 2014

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Big changes coming to Cuba tourism with US opening

U.S. tourists are roaming the streets of Old Havana, listening to lectures on Art Deco architecture and meeting with jazz musicians. What they aren't doing yet — at least most of the time... Read more »

Published Dec. 22, 2014

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Tent city sprouts in shadow of downtown Detroit

Bankruptcy behind it, Detroit's atmosphere swirls with the promise of better days. Charles Floyd Jones can only hope that the city's good fortune trickles down to him and the 10 other residents of... Read more »

Published Dec. 21, 2014

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Entrepreneur builds a sleek ship, but will anyone buy it?

There's an unusual ship undergoing sea trials off the coast of New Hampshire and Maine. Read more »

Published Dec. 21, 2014

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California puzzles over safety of driverless cars

California's Department of Motor Vehicles will miss a year-end deadline to adopt rules governing the self-driving cars of the future. Read more »

Published Dec. 21, 2014

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Fox News blocked from Dish Network

Dish Network subscribers were unable to watch Fox News Channel and the Fox Business Network on Sunday when the channels were taken down as part of contract negotiations. Read more »

Published Dec. 21, 2014

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Saudi oil chief: No conspiracy behind dropping oil prices

Saudi Arabia's oil chief on Sunday dismissed allegations that his kingdom conspired to bring down oil prices in order to harm other countries and told a summit of Arab energy leaders that he was... Read more »

Published Dec. 21, 2014

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Canadian man told to pay $1.5 million for credit card fraud

Prosecutors described a Toronto man's massive credit card fraud scheme as high-tech bank robbery — stealing the identities of 38,000 people in order to bilk dozens of banks. So when he was... Read more »

Published Dec. 21, 2014

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US coal mines nearing record low in worker deaths

Less than five years after an explosion fueled by excess coal dust killed 29 men deep inside a West Virginia underground mine, the nation's coal mines are on pace for an all-time low in... Read more »

Published Dec. 21, 2014

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US companies eager to embrace Cuba face hurdles

Cargill aims to sell more corn and soybeans. MasterCard covets another site for Americans to swipe credit cards. Marriott sees beachfront property that needs hotels. Read more »

Published Dec. 21, 2014

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New York farmers lament fracking ban and lost opportunity for gas riches

While environmental groups are doing a victory dance over New York's decision to ban fracking, farmers such as apple grower David Johnson are grieving for dashed hopes and dreams. Read more »

Published Dec. 21, 2014

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N. Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking

North Korea on Saturday proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of "serious" consequences if Washington rejects a probe... Read more »

Published Dec. 20, 2014

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AP PHOTOS: A look at 2014 in the business world

No one said the recovery from the global financial crisis would be easy and 2014 provided that in spades. Read more »

Published Dec. 20, 2014

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Amazon-Hachette feud headlines book news in 2014

Like a serial for the digital age, the book world's most dramatic story of 2014 unfolded in installments, often in real time. Read more »

Published Dec. 20, 2014

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Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage

The hackers who hit Sony Pictures Entertainment days before Thanksgiving crippled the network, stole gigabytes of data and spilled into public view unreleased films and reams of private and... Read more »

Published Dec. 20, 2014

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