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 2018-12-11 03:04 

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Utilities to cover power lines, expand weather monitoring...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California utilities plan to insulate power lines, increase inspections and build new weather stations in areas at high risk for wildfires in an effort to combat increasin......

 2018-12-10 22:09 

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Google accelerates Plus closure after another privacy lapse...

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is still having trouble protecting the personal information on its Plus service, prodding the company to accelerate its plans to shut down a little-used social n......

 2018-12-10 21:38 

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Louisiana high court: 2015 tax break change unconstitutional...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Supreme Court says a 2015 state law that scaled back an income tax break that the state allows for taxes paid to other states was unconstitutional....

 2018-12-10 17:50 

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Puerto Rico overhauls tax laws to help workers, businesses...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor has signed a bill to overhaul the U.S. territory's tax laws in a bid to help workers and some business owners amid a 12-year recession....

 2018-12-10 17:41 

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A look at Brexit as UK prime minister cancels the big vote...

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday postponed a parliamentary vote on the Brexit deal between her government and the European Union....

 2018-12-10 17:34 

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Arch Coal to move miners from Coal Creek to Black Thunder...

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — About 100 thermal coal miners in Wyoming will be moving to Black Thunder from Coal Creek mine, about 15 miles (24 kilometers) away....

 2018-12-10 17:27 

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EU eyes ways to bolster Ukraine economy amid Russia tension...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is studying ways to help bolster the economy in strife-torn eastern Ukraine, the EU's top diplomat said Monday, amid tensions with Russia over a naval confrontati......

 2018-12-10 16:30 

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US job openings in October rise to 2nd-highest on record...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of open jobs rose in October to the second-highest on record, evidence that U.S. employers remain determined to hire, despite ongoing trade disputes and rocky financial......

 2018-12-10 16:11 

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Israel says Oman will open its airspace to Israeli carrier...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister on Monday announced that Oman will open its airspace to Israel's national airline....

 2018-12-10 16:02 

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Stocks slip on China-US tensions, Brexit uncertainty...

NEW YORK (AP) — Major global stock indexes are mostly lower Monday morning, though losses are milder than last week's rout....

 2018-12-10 15:57 

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How to best plan your smart home - and weigh privacy risks...

NEW YORK (AP) — Technology companies are pushing the "smart home," selling appliances and gadgets that offer internet-connected conveniences you didn't know you needed....

 2018-12-10 15:12 

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The Latest: Unions wait to hear Macron's plans for France...

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on anti-government protests in France (all times local):3:10 p.m.Union representatives say French President Emmanuel Macron gave no information about the measures he is ......

 2018-12-10 14:58 

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The Latest: Polish climate talks president defends himself...

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local):2:45 p.m.The president of the U.N. climate talks taking place in Poland says their success lies with......

 2018-12-10 14:04 

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Big shareholder at Yelp wants a board reshuffle...

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — A large shareholder at Yelp says it's lost patience with the review site and wants to see the company board reshuffled....

 2018-12-10 13:52 

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Head of India's central bank resigns amid government split...

NEW DELHI (AP) — The head of India's central bank resigned Monday amid a growing split between the Indian government and the independent monetary policy authority....

 2018-12-10 13:34 

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UK court rules that Indian tycoon should face extradition...

LONDON (AP) — A British court has ordered that Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya should face extradition to India on financial fraud allegations....

 2018-12-10 13:22 

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The Latest: May to speak to UK lawmakers; Brexit vote looms...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the debate over Britain's impending departure from the European Union (all times local):12:20 p.m.British Prime Minister Theresa May will make an emergency stateme......

 2018-12-10 12:19 

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German trade surplus narrows as imports outpace exports...

BERLIN (AP) — Import growth outpaced that of exports in October in Germany, narrowing the trade surplus of Europe's largest economy....

 2018-12-10 11:52 

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Markets on edge as Brexit uncertainty hits new highs...

LONDON (AP) — It's crunch time for Brexit, and investors will be on high alert in the run-up to Christmas....

 2018-12-10 10:16 

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SoftBank's mobile unit's share price set for Dec. 19 IPO...

TOKYO (AP) — SoftBank Group Corp. says the price for the initial public offering of its Japanese mobile subsidiary has been set at 1,500 yen ($13) a share....

 2018-12-10 09:53 

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In Zimbabwe's crisis, 'we cannot talk of Christmas anymore'...

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The holiday mood is not catching on in Zimbabwe, where a currency crisis forces people to risk jail time to buy basics such as medicine and food....

 2018-12-10 09:21 

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Top EU court rules UK can change mind over Brexit...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top court has ruled that Britain can change its mind over Brexit, boosting the hopes of people who want to stay in the EU that the process can be reversed....

 2018-12-10 07:45 

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China pressures US, Canada ahead of Huawei hearing...

BEIJING (AP) — China is raising the pressure on the United States and Canada as a bail hearing for a top Chinese technology executive was set to resume in Vancouver....

 2018-12-10 07:38 

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Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest imperils China-US truce...

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly lower Monday after China protested the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei who is suspected of trying to evade U.S. t......

 2018-12-10 07:03 

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China summons US envoy to protest detention of Huawei exec...

BEIJING (AP) — China summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beijing to protest Canada's detention of a senior executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei at Washington's behest, demanding the U.S. cance......

 2018-12-10 07:02 

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Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental activists are ramping up a pressure campaign designed to drum up Democratic support for a sweeping agenda to fight climate change, with the 2020 presidential campaig......

 2018-12-10 06:33 

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Reports: Ghosn, Kelly, Nissan charged in underreported pay...

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese media say Tokyo prosecutors have charged Nissan former chairman Carlos Ghosn with underreporting his income. Another executive and Nissan Motor Co. also were charged....

 2018-12-10 04:34 

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Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest risks China-US fallout...

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly lower Monday after China protested the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei, who is suspected of trying to evade U.S. trade c......

 2018-12-10 04:16 

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Japan: Economy shrank at 2.5 percent annualized rate...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's economy shrank at an annualized rate of 2.5 percent in July-September, a worse contraction than preliminary data indicated last month....

 2018-12-10 01:00 

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APNewsBreak: Sunday night games an hour earlier in 2019...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Baseball players may get a little more sleep when traveling after Sunday night games next year....

 2018-12-09 19:57 

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Seattle homes attract fewer multiple bids as market cools...

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's days as a real estate market where homes attract multiple bids are slowing down....

 2018-12-09 17:42 

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Audit questions reporting on Louisiana film tax break impact...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Auditors say Louisiana's economic development agency may have overstated the impact of the state's film tax credit program....

 2018-12-09 17:13 

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2018 Minnesota tax returns will be a bigger pain than usual...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Filing Minnesota state income tax returns for 2018 is going to be more of a pain than usual because lawmakers and the governor left a crucial piece of legislation unfinished, and......

 2018-12-09 16:51 

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German railway workers' union calls strike over pay...

BERLIN (AP) — A labor union representing German railway workers is calling on its members to go on strike Monday after failing to reach a deal on pay....

 2018-12-09 16:01 

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Zero Motorcycles CEO advises obsessing over strategy...

In "Pass It On," AP reporters ask executives to share insights that will resonate with anyone managing a business....

 2018-12-09 12:38 

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Gray Milan has ambitious plans to be cleaner, greener...

MILAN (AP) — If Italy's fashion capital has a predominant color, it is gray — not only because of the blocks of neoclassical stone buildings for which the city is celebrated, but also due to its of......

 2018-12-09 12:21 

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UK's May: 'Uncharted waters' if lawmakers reject Brexit deal...

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is warning lawmakers they could take Britain into "uncharted waters" and trigger a general election if they reject her Brexit deal in a crucial parl......

 2018-12-09 09:13 

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Paris cleans up after latest riot; pressure builds on Macron...

PARIS (AP) — Paris monuments are reopening, cleanup workers are out on the streets and shop owners are trying to put the city on its feet again, after new protests and rioting injured 71 people in ......

 2018-12-09 07:06 

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Faribault succeeds as business hub...

FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) — When some people think of Faribault, they may think of Shattuck St. Mary's boarding school (and its elite hockey program), or the processing plant for Jennie-O meat, or the ......

 2018-12-09 06:05 

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Louisiana farm uses leftover rice to make Vodka...

BRANCH, La. (AP) — An old saying says that if life gives you lemons, then you make lemonade, but what do you do if life gives you rice?...

 2018-12-09 04:37 

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Kyle Ardoin wins election for Louisiana secretary of state...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican Kyle Ardoin will retain the Louisiana secretary of state's job he's been performing since May, winning a special election Saturday that was set in motion when his......

 2018-12-09 04:31 

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The Latest: Canada ex-adviser says China pressure won't work...

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei in Canada (all times local):11:30 a.m.A former foreign policy adviser to Canadian Prime Minister Justin T......

 2018-12-09 02:38 

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China: Canada's detention of Huawei exec 'vile in nature'...

BEIJING (AP) — China has summoned the Canadian ambassador to protest the detention of a top executive of leading Chinese tech giant Huawei, calling it "unreasonable, unconscionable, and vile in nat......

 2018-12-08 23:54 

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Las Vegas baseball Triple-A team unveils new 'Aviators' name...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The minor league baseball team formerly called the 51s will debut at its new suburban ballpark in April as the Las Vegas Aviators....

 2018-12-08 21:48 

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Emera Maine parent company sheds little light on future...

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Emera Maine's parent company plans to pay for new projects by selling some of its businesses....

 2018-12-08 20:55 

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Consumer Protection warns businesses of holiday scammers...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's Department of Consumer Protection is urging businesses to verify whether charities are legitimate before allowing them to solicit donations on their property....

 2018-12-08 17:51 

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Indiana lawmakers question governor's tolling decisions...

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Northern Indiana lawmakers are calling into question Gov. Eric Holcomb's decision against imposing new tolls on the state's interstate highways, while allowing the Indiana T......

 2018-12-08 17:07 

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Kansas City payday loan industry alternative gets $1M grant...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A startup that launched in Kansas City as an alternative to the payday lending industry has been awarded a $1 million grant to expand its services....

 2018-12-08 16:32 

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Ochsner hikes minimum wage by $4 an hour to $12...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's largest nonprofit health care system, Ochsner Health System, is raising its minimum wage to $12 per hour — about $4 per hour more than the roughly 1,200 affected empl......

 2018-12-08 16:21 

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Rural northern Wisconsin logs record-setting solar group buy...

BAYFIELD, Wis. (AP) — Growing plants year-round is not easy in often-frigid, wind-swept Chequamegon Bay in northern Wisconsin just off Lake Superior....

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