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Smoky fire that forced evacuations out at Wisconsin refinery
April 26th, 2018. 8:58 PM

Authorities said a fire at a northwestern Wisconsin refinery that poured thick clouds of black smoke into the air, forcing the evacuation of most of the city of Superior, was extinguished and people were being allowed back in their homes

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The Latest: Authorities say fire out at Wisconsin refinery
April 26th, 2018. 8:36 PM

Authorities say a smoky refinery fire that forced many residents of Superior, Wisconsin, to evacuate is out

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Toyota to spend $170M to expand Mississippi plant, hire 400
April 26th, 2018. 7:04 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. is investing $170 million and adding 400 jobs at its Mississippi assembly plant

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Puerto Rico lawmakers introduce board's labor reform bill
April 26th, 2018. 6:16 PM

For the first time in Puerto Rico's history, legislators have introduced a bill created by a federal control board overseeing the island's finances that aims to impose austerity measures the U.S. territory's government has rejected

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Ex-HSBC Bank foreign exchange exec gets 2 years in prison
April 26th, 2018. 6:07 PM

The former head of HSBC Bank's foreign exchange cash trading has been sentenced in New York to two years in prison in a scheme that defrauded a client out of millions of dollars

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Appeals court: Tribal casinos can be subject to US labor law
April 26th, 2018. 5:24 PM

A U.S. appeals court says employees at Native American casinos can receive protection under a federal labor law

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The Latest: Pruitt: I didn't make decision to fly 1st class
April 26th, 2018. 3:44 PM

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt is denying involvement in the decision for him to fly in first-class airline seats at taxpayer expense

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More than 70 countries commit to combat terror financing
April 26th, 2018. 2:21 PM

More than 70 countries have committed to bolster efforts in the fight against terrorism financing associated with the Islamic State group and al-Qaida

More than 70 countries commit to combat terror financing
The Latest: Macron hails pledge to fight terror financing
April 26th, 2018. 1:31 PM

French President Emmanuel Macron has welcomed the decision of more than 70 countries to form a coalition with the aim of choking off financing for the Islamic State group and al-Qaida

The Latest: Macron hails pledge to fight terror financing
Oregon's struggles tracking pot reflect industrywide problem
April 26th, 2018. 1:28 PM

Oregon's difficulties tracking its marijuana market reflect a broader challenge in the expanding legal U.S. pot industry.

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Anger over banks' gun policies snags $600M road plan
April 26th, 2018. 1:10 PM

Louisiana's plans to finance about $600 million in interstate projects have gotten tied up in a dispute over moves by two banking giants to restrict gun sales by their business customers

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UK lawmakers press to stay in EU customs union after Brexit
April 26th, 2018. 1:06 PM

British lawmakers are pressing the government to change course and keep the U.K. in a customs union with the European Union after Brexit

UK lawmakers press to stay in EU customs union after Brexit
Kinder Foundation donates $70M for Houston's Memorial Park
April 26th, 2018. 12:43 PM

A charitable organization established by the co-founder of energy company Kinder Morgan and his wife has pledged $70 million to upgrade the largest urban park in Houston

Kinder Foundation donates $70M for Houston's Memorial Park
Pennsylvania asks court to block request for Amazon records
April 26th, 2018. 12:28 PM

Gov. Tom Wolf's administration is going to court to block requests for records of financial incentives it offered Amazon to build its second headquarters in Pennsylvania.

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UK lawmakers call on Zuckerberg to appear before them
April 26th, 2018. 12:24 PM

The UK parliament's media committee has criticized Facebook's response to allegations that data from millions of accounts was misused.

UK lawmakers call on Zuckerberg to appear before them
More than 70 countries commit to combat terror financing
April 26th, 2018. 12:13 PM

More than 70 countries committed Thursday to bolster efforts in the fight against terrorism financing associated with the Islamic State group and al-Qaida.

More than 70 countries commit to combat terror financing
DNR approves pulling Lake Michigan water for Foxconn plant
April 26th, 2018. 12:00 PM

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources approves city's request to pull 7 million gallons of water daily from Lake Michigan for a Foxconn Technology Group manufacturing plant

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Iraq awards UAE, China rights to develop oil in northeast
April 26th, 2018. 11:36 AM

United Arab Emirates energy company, Chinese firms emerge as only winners in Iraq's rushed oil bidding round

Iraq awards UAE, China rights to develop oil in northeast
US durable goods orders up 2.6 percent in March
April 26th, 2018. 11:23 AM

US durable goods orders up 2.6 percent in March but key investment category declines

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The Latest: EPA chief says he did know about pay raises
April 26th, 2018. 11:06 AM

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt concedes he did have some knowledge of big pay raises awarded to two close aides

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