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Cause of Iowa derailment, oil spill amount still a mystery
June 23rd, 2018  2:07 PM

Crews are working to clean up a BNSF oil train derailment in Iowa that dumped crude into floodwaters, while officials seek to get a handle on the extent of the spill and its cause

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Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6 billion in Hong Kong IPO
June 23rd, 2018  10:18 AM

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi plans to raise up to $6 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon

Jun Lei
Online sellers consider how to comply with sales tax ruling
June 23rd, 2018  10:05 AM

While this past week's Supreme Court sales tax ruling will create more obligations and expenses for many small online retailers, owners are already thinking about how they'll comply

Online sellers consider how to comply with sales tax ruling
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's skewed claims on immigration, economy
June 23rd, 2018  9:19 AM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump misleads on family separations and North Korea denuclearization, leaves false impression on economy and Russia probe

Donald Trump
Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6.1 billion in Hong Kong IPO
June 23rd, 2018  8:56 AM

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi plans to raise up to $6.1 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon

Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6.1 billion in Hong Kong IPO
Chicago Cubs owners in talks to purchase AC Milan
June 23rd, 2018  6:04 AM

The Ricketts family that owns the Chicago Cubs says it is in negotiations to purchase the debt-ridden AC Milan soccer team

Tom Ricketts
2 years on, Brexit vote has taken a toll on UK economy
June 23rd, 2018  4:20 AM

From being a pace-setter among the world's big economies, Britain is languishing in the slow lane and there are increasingly acute fears that uncertainty over Brexit could make matters worse in the months to come

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Netflix's top spokesman fired over use of racial term
June 23rd, 2018  1:36 AM

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says he fired the company's top spokesman over use of the N-word and what he called "unacceptably low racial awareness."

Reed Hastings, Jonathan Friedland
California lawmaker attacked over net neutrality decision
June 22nd, 2018  9:22 PM

A California lawmaker says he's being harassed online because he altered a bill to restore internet neutrality protections

Miguel Santiago, Craig DeLuz
Portion of Kentucky bourbon warehouse collapses
June 22nd, 2018  7:27 PM

Thousands of whiskey barrels were sent crashing into a massive heap Friday after a large section of a storage warehouse collapsed at a distillery in the heart of Kentucky bourbon country

Portion of Kentucky bourbon warehouse collapses
Police: Backup driver in fatal Uber crash was distracted
June 22nd, 2018  7:11 PM

Investigators say the backup driver of an autonomous Uber SUV that fatally struck a pedestrian was streaming the television show "The Voice" and looking away shortly before the crash

Police: Backup driver in fatal Uber crash was distracted
California lawmaker under fire over net neutrality
June 22nd, 2018  6:44 PM

A California lawmaker says he's being harassed online because he altered a bill to restore internet neutrality protections

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Crude oil leaks into floodwaters after train derails in Iowa
June 22nd, 2018  6:23 PM

A freight train derailed in northwest Iowa on Friday, leaking crude oil from into flooded fields flanking the tracks and raising concerns about the possible contamination of residential water supplies downstream, officials said

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Give up after scandals? Television history shows otherwise
June 22nd, 2018  5:31 PM

Give up after scandals? No way say a trio of TV productions, including "Roseanne," "Transparent" and "House of Cards." Is money behind it?

Roseanne Barr, Laurie Metcalf
Business Highlights
June 22nd, 2018  5:28 PM

Business Highlights

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US stocks finish mostly higher as energy companies climb
June 22nd, 2018  4:57 PM

US stocks rise as energy companies and oil prices surge after major oil producers agree to produce more oil, but not as much as investors feared

US stocks finish mostly higher as energy companies climb
Exxon Mobil and CarMax jump; Red Hat and Tesla tumble
June 22nd, 2018  4:51 PM

Exxon Mobil and CarMax rise while Red Hat and Tesla trade lower

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Markets Right Now: Stocks rise as energy companies surge
June 22nd, 2018  4:14 PM

Energy companies are closing higher along with the price of oil Friday

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DuVernay scores another milestone for black female directors
June 22nd, 2018  3:57 PM

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay has checked off another milestone for black female directors

Ava DuVernay
The Latest: Auto trade group decries Trump's tariff threat
June 22nd, 2018  3:23 PM

The Latest: As trade tensions rise, Trump threatens 20 percent tariff on EU cars

The Latest: Auto trade group decries Trump's tariff threat

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