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South Korean antitrust regulator fines Qualcomm $865 million

Wed, Dec 28, 2016 at 7:41 am

South Korea’s antitrust regulator has slapped an 865-million dollare fine on Qualcomm for allegedly violating competition laws. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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West Virginia settling drug suit against 2 more distributors

Wed, Dec 28, 2016 at 7:40 am

Two major prescription drug distributors have agreed to settle a West Virginia lawsuit alleging they fueled West Virginia’s opioid epidemic with excessively large shipments of painkillers into the state over several years. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Uber Fights Fingerprinting Laws As It Seeks To Expand

Tue, Dec 27, 2016 at 11:45 am

Uber’s push to expand into upstate New York is prompting debate over whether drivers should be fingerprinted. Bob Agnew reports.

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US consumer confidence climbs to 15-year high in December

Tue, Dec 27, 2016 at 11:06 am

U.S. consumer confidence shot up this month to the highest level in more than 15 years. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Cell service at Rainier: Do you want to hear me now?

Tue, Dec 27, 2016 at 11:05 am

Spotty or no cellular service has been the norm at the nation’s fifth oldest park south of Seattle, but that could change soon. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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US home prices rise 5.1 percent in October

Tue, Dec 27, 2016 at 11:04 am

U.S. home prices rose again in October as buyers bidding for scarce properties drove prices higher. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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The holiday shopping season is losing some of its power

Mon, Dec 26, 2016 at 8:45 am

The holiday shopping season is losing some of its power in the year’s sales. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Japan, US set to sign pact to limit US base worker immunity

Mon, Dec 26, 2016 at 8:44 am

Japan and the U.S. have agreed in principle on details of the scope of American military base workers given immunity from Japanese prosecution under a bilateral agreement. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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In icy Alaska, footwear options abound to stay upright

Fri, Dec 23, 2016 at 8:46 am

Residents of Alaska’s largest city grapple with icy streets up to seven months a year. Correspondent Jeremy House reports that there are a number of footwear options for staying upright. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Fiat Chrysler to recall 50K SUVs; engines could stall

Fri, Dec 23, 2016 at 8:44 am

Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 50,000 small SUVs worldwide because the engines could stall while being driven. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Swedish Man First To Reach South Pole By Wheelchair

Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 12:12 pm

A Swedish man claims that he’s the first person in the world to have reached the South Pole in a wheelchair. Bob Agnew reports.

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US economy grew at strong 3.5 pct. annual rate last quarter

Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 9:27 am

The U.S. economy grew at a 3.5 percent annual rate in the July-September quarter, the fastest pace in two years and more than the government had previously estimated. But as Correspondent Jeremy House reports, the growth spurt isn’t expected to last.

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US business investment rose in November for 2nd month

Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 9:26 am

U.S. businesses stepped up their spending on industrial machinery, steel, and other big-ticket items last month. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Applications for US jobless aid jump to still low 275,000

Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 8:53 am

More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, but the number of applications remains at a low level. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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New Year’s Day Tops For Accidental Shootings, Study Says

Wed, Dec 21, 2016 at 12:01 pm

The happiest of seasons is also among the deadliest when it comes to accidental shootings. Bob Agnew reports.

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Existing US home sales reach highest since February 2007

Wed, Dec 21, 2016 at 10:20 am

Americans bought homes in November in the fastest pace in nearly a decade, despite a shortage of houses for sale. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Regulators: AMC can buy smaller movie-theater chain Carmike

Wed, Dec 21, 2016 at 8:55 am

Federal regulators say movie-theater chain AMC Entertainment Holdings can buy smaller rival Carmike Cinemas for $1.2 billion if it sells some theaters. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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FedEx earnings miss expectations as expenses rise

Wed, Dec 21, 2016 at 8:54 am

FedEx is spending heavily on distribution hubs and hiring more employees to meet heaving demand for its shipping services, expenses that weighed on its second-quarter profit. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Georgia Outpaces Texas In 2016 Executions

Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 11:59 am

Georgia led the nation this year in the number of inmates put to death. Bob Agnew reports.

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California tries again to thwart prison cellphone smuggling

Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 8:47 am

California is installing nearly 1,000 sophisticated metal detectors, scanners and secret security cameras at its prisons. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Gov’t investigates Fiat Chrysler shifters for rollaway risk

Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 8:46 am

U.S. safety regulators have opened a new investigation into complaints that one-million Fiat Chrysler vehicles can roll away after the owners shift transmissions into park. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Obama Finalizes New Coal Regs. GOP Vows Push-Back.

Mon, Dec 19, 2016 at 11:47 am

The Obama administration has finalized rules designed to reduce the environmental impact of coal mining on the nation’s streams. Bob Agnew reports.

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Education Secretary John B. King Jr. has upheld his department’s decision to cut ties with the nation’s largest accreditor of for-profit colleges.

Sun, Dec 18, 2016 at 11:46 am

Education Secretary John B. King Jr. has upheld his department’s decision to cut ties with the nation’s largest accreditor of for-profit colleges.

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Homebuilders Pull Back In November, After Nine-Year High In October

Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 11:24 am

Builders pulled back on constructing homes in November, after seeing the numbers surge in October to the strongest pace in more than nine years. Bob Agnew reports.

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