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Global, Chinese automakers debut new car models

Ford showed off its new Taurus and Nissan unveiled a midsize sedan designed for China on Monday at a Shanghai Auto Show that highlighted the commercial resurgence of lower-priced Chinese auto brands. Read more »

Published April 20, 2015

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A small victory for fliers: summer domestic fares fall $2.01

After years of steadily-rising airfare, travelers this summer can expect a tiny bit of relief — $2.01 in savings to be exact. Read more »

Published April 20, 2015

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Airline industry is least liked industries in study

Passenger satisfaction with air carriers in the U.S. improved slightly this year but not enough to pull airlines from the bottom of the list of most appreciated industries. Read more »

Published April 20, 2015

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Heavy reliance on US not sustainable, Treasury secretary says

Global finance officials are urging Greece to reach a deal with its creditors and avoid a catastrophic default that would stagger a world economy still emerging from recession. Read more »

Published April 19, 2015

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University of Utah commits to buying more local food

University of Utah students could soon be eating more burgers made with grass-fed beef topped with cheese from local creameries. The school has committed to spending more of its food dollars on... Read more »

Published April 19, 2015

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Finance officials see rising risks to economic recovery

World finance officials said Saturday they see a number of threats on the horizon for a global economy still clawing back from the deepest recession in seven decades, and a potential Greek debt... Read more »

Published April 18, 2015

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BMW recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix air bag problem

BMW is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may prevent the air bag on the front passenger side of the cars from deploying in a crash. Read more »

Published April 18, 2015

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In NYC, debate over saving small shops amid chains' rise

Looking for a "Seinfeld"-style coffee shop? It's sharing the city with 280 Starbucks and more than 530 Dunkin Donuts. A good neighborhood deli? It's competing with some 460 Subways. And the corner... Read more »

Published April 18, 2015

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Japanese company says its magnetic levitation train set speed record

A Japanese company said its magnetic levitation train set a speed record this week, reaching 366 mph on a test track. Read more »

Published April 18, 2015

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Group wants to bring back Native Hawaiian burial traditions

A group of Native Hawaiians wants to bring back a centuries-old island burial practice that it says is more environmentally friendly than some modern interment methods. Read more »

Published April 17, 2015

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Global finance leaders see economy strengthening

Financial officials from the world's major economies on Friday welcomed modest improvements in the global economy while side-stepping fears rattling global financial markets that Greece will... Read more »

Published April 17, 2015

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Google shaking up search recommendations on smartphones

Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information. Read more »

Published April 17, 2015

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Verizon slices up the bundle, lets customers choose

Under pressure from an expanding number of cheaper online video services, the long-dominant bundle of channels offered by cable companies is becoming a bit more flexible. Read more »

Published April 17, 2015

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SpaceX shipment arrives at space station: 1st espresso maker

The SpaceX supply ship arrived at the International Space Station on Monday morning, delivering the world's first espresso machine designed exclusively for astronauts. Read more »

Published April 17, 2015

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President of Emirates air denies US accusations of state aid

The president of Emirates airline pledged Friday to combat suggestions that the company received subsidies from the United Arab Emirates, even as his ever-expanding airline placed a whopping $9.2... Read more »

Published April 17, 2015

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Higher US gas prices spark modest inflation in March

Rising gas prices in March led to a slight increase in inflation, a sign that some of the broader economic impact from cheaper oil is fading. Read more »

Published April 17, 2015

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GE posts $13.6 billion loss on finance unit sale

The industrial heart of General Electric, the company's new focus, posted lower revenue and earnings in the first quarter amid an enormous overall loss resulting from its recently-announced sale of... Read more »

Published April 17, 2015

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Stem-cell therapy shows promise in orthopedic treatment

s note: This is an AP Member Exchange shared by the San Antonio Express-News. Read more »

Published April 16, 2015

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As student tests move online, keyboarding enters curriculum

Seven-year-old Ja'Niyah Smith's first-grade class filed into a computer lab at a suburban San Francisco school recently and, as they do every week, practiced using mouses to pop bubbles with a... Read more »

Published April 16, 2015

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Etsy doubles its IPO pricing in early trading

Wall Street loves its arts and crafts. Read more »

Published April 16, 2015

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Contact lens makers sue Utah over anti-price fixing law

Three contact lens manufacturers are suing Utah over a new law outlawing minimum prices for contact lenses, which the companies argue benefits Utah-based discount retailer 1-800-Contacts. Read more »

Published April 16, 2015

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Citigroup's earnings rise 21 percent, beating estimates

Citigroup said Thursday that its first-quarter net income rose 21 percent as the company continued to slim down its operations and control expenses. Read more »

Published April 16, 2015

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Apple invests in China solar project, US forest conservation

Apple is expanding its environmental efforts by investing in a new Chinese solar power project and preserving 36,000 acres of "sustainable" timberland in Maine and North Carolina. Read more »

Published April 16, 2015

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US home construction off to weak March start

U.S. homebuilders opened the spring buying season in March at a slower pace than last year, a warning that recent hiring gains have failed to translate into a stronger real estate market. Read more »

Published April 16, 2015

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Netflix enthralls viewers in 1Q with original programming

Netflix is enthralling viewers and investors alike as popular original programming such as "House of Cards" lure subscribers at a quickening pace. Read more »

Published April 15, 2015

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