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Kushner plans to build twin-towers in New Jersey unraveling
April 23rd, 2018. 6:24 PM

Plans for a twin-tower residential building in New Jersey championed by Jared Kushner are in danger of collapse as his family's real estate company threatens legal action; Says Jersey City officials are 'playing politics'

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The Latest: Photographer: Monkey selfie lawsuit took toll
April 23rd, 2018. 6:23 PM

A wildlife photographer who won an appeal in a copyright lawsuit over selfies taken by a monkey says he is delighted

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The Latest: Administrative law judge rules on Enbridge
April 23rd, 2018. 6:20 PM

An administrative law judge says Minnesota regulators should approve Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline only if it follows the existing route rather than the company's preferred route

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Taiwan company plans $9.4B chemical complex in Louisiana
April 23rd, 2018. 6:17 PM

A company based in Taiwan plans a $9.4 billion chemical manufacturing complex in Louisiana and has bought a 2,400-acre site

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Closing arguments in fraud trial of former bank executives
April 23rd, 2018. 5:41 PM

Federal prosecutors say four former Wilmington Trust Corporation executives knew they were misleading banking regulators and investors by concealing the truth about the bank's imploding commercial loan portfolio following the 2008 financial crisis

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Business Highlights
April 23rd, 2018. 5:35 PM

Business Highlights

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Rates on short-term Treasury bills rise; highest since 2008
April 23rd, 2018. 5:26 PM

Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction to their highest levels in more than nine years.

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Markets Right Now: Stocks end lower after early gain fades
April 23rd, 2018. 4:08 PM

Stocks are closing mostly lower on Wall Street after an early gain faded away.

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Appeals court allows necessity defense in pipeline protest
April 23rd, 2018. 2:40 PM

The Minnesota Court of Appeals says four protesters can use an unusual "necessity defense" against criminal charges from trying to shut down two Enbridge Energy oil pipelines

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Governor touting more drivers, buses to solve overcrowding
April 23rd, 2018. 2:28 PM

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is counting a hiring push to help alleviate overcrowding and on-time problems for New Jersey Transit's buses

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Supreme Court wrestles with administrative law judge case
April 23rd, 2018. 1:34 PM

The Supreme Court is wrestling with a case brought by a former financial adviser known for his "Buckets of Money" strategy

Supreme Court wrestles with administrative law judge case
US stocks rise and bond yields set four-year highs
April 23rd, 2018. 12:40 PM

Gains for health care and technology companies and retails are taking stocks higher

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US brands suffer collateral damage in Chinese corporate war
April 23rd, 2018. 12:08 PM

Major global brands tell AP they've been punished by Alibaba after refusing exclusive partnerships with the e-commerce giant, which denies wrongdoing

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URI will try to improve fisheries management in Philippines
April 23rd, 2018. 11:51 AM

The University of Rhode Island will try to improve fisheries management in the Philippines with a new $25 million federal grant

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The Latest: Governor candidate seeks e-school investigation
April 23rd, 2018. 11:42 AM

A Democratic Ohio governor candidate is calling for a criminal investigation into a whistleblower's claims that a now-shuttered online charter school used software to inflate attendance figures.

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Minnesota judge to rule on Enbridge Energy's Line 3 project
April 23rd, 2018. 11:21 AM

An administrative law judge is expected to recommend whether Minnesota regulators should approve Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota

Minnesota judge to rule on Enbridge Energy's Line 3 project
French train workers occupy building, protesting reforms
April 23rd, 2018. 10:50 AM

Striking French train workers have occupied a building in a surprise protest against President Emmanuel Macron's reforms of the state-run rail company

French train workers occupy building, protesting reforms
Trump likes coal, but that doesn't mean he's hostile to wind
April 23rd, 2018. 10:23 AM

Trump has courted coal miners and pushed for offshore drilling, but also vows to help develop offshore wind

Trump likes coal, but that doesn't mean he's hostile to wind
EU trade chief says Merkel, Macron will push Trump on steel
April 23rd, 2018. 9:36 AM

The EU says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron will press Trump to exempt the bloc from planned U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs when they visit him this week.

EU trade chief says Merkel, Macron will push Trump on steel
Greece beats budget target as it looks to post-bailout era
April 23rd, 2018. 9:14 AM

Greece has beaten bailout budget targets for a third successive year and eased its massive debt burden by a fraction

Greece beats budget target as it looks to post-bailout era

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