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Airplane manufacturer ATR signs 20-aircraft deal with Iran

Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 8:09 am

European airplane manufacturer ATR says it has signed a deal with Iran Air for 20 aircraft with an option for 20 more. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Wal-Mart To Offer Discounts For Online Goods Shipped To Stores

Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 11:28 am

Starting next week, Wal-Mart will offer discounts on thousands of online-only items when customers elect to have them shipped to one of the company’s stores for pickup. Bob Agnew reports.

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BlackBerry wins $815 million in dispute with Qualcomm

Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 10:43 am

BlackBerry says it has been awarded nearly 815-million dollars in a binding interim arbitration decision in a dispute with Qualcomm over royalty overpayments. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Yahoo accused of mismanaging fund for dissidents in China

Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 9:24 am

A lawsuit filed in a Washington, D.C., federal court accuses Yahoo of breaking a financial promise it made to Chinese dissidents almost a decade ago. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Trump administration to lift federal hiring freeze

Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 9:20 am

The federal hiring freeze put in place by President Donald Trump just as he entered office is being lifted today. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Visitors Delight In Military Flights In Death Valley National Park

Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 11:20 am

Military planes roaring over national parks in the United States have long drawn complaints from hikers and campers. That’s starting to change at one park in California. Bob Agnew reports.

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Fed Chair Yellen says economy close to achieving Fed goals

Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 8:41 am

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the central bank is moving close to achieving its goals on employment and inflation. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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World Bank: Philippine economy to grow close to 7%

Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 8:40 am

The World Bank says the Philippines will remain a top performer in East Asia, with its economy forecast to grow close to seven percent in the next three years. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Study: Migrant workers exploited en route to Arab Gulf

Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 8:38 am

A new study finds that South Asian migrants working in the multi-billion dollar construction industry in Arab Gulf countries are shouldering the costs of their own recruitment fees. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Wells Fargo Board faults aggressive culture in sales scandal

Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 8:47 am

Wells Fargo’s board of directors has blamed the bank’s most senior management for creating an “aggressive sales culture” at Wells that eventually led to the bank’s scandal over millions of unauthorized accounts. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Report: Countries should help those hurt by free trade

Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 8:46 am

The International Monetary Fund, World Bank and World Trade Organization say the world isn’t doing enough to help workers and communities damaged by free trade. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Toyota announces $1.33 billion investment in Kentucky plant

Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 8:45 am

Toyota says it’s investing $1.3 billion to retool its Georgetown, Kentucky, factory where its flagship Camry sedans are built. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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A West Virginia mayor has joined the ranks of at least 11 communities suing some of the biggest U.S. drug distributors, bidding to make them pay for the damage done by addiction

Sun, Apr 9, 2017 at 10:23 am

A West Virginia mayor has joined the ranks of at least 11 communities suing some of the biggest U.S. drug distributors, bidding to make them pay for the damage done by addiction

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Economic damage from a Colorado mine waste spill caused by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency might be far less than originally feared after attorneys drastically reduced some of the larger claims.

Sun, Apr 9, 2017 at 10:22 am

Economic damage from a Colorado mine waste spill caused by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency might be far less than originally feared after attorneys drastically reduced some of the larger claims.

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Booming online retail sales are good news for the U.S. Postal Service, but not necessarily good for the folks who deliver all those packages.

Sun, Apr 9, 2017 at 10:22 am

Booming online retail sales are good news for the U.S. Postal Service, but not necessarily good for the folks who deliver all those packages, as Correspondent Rich Thomason explains:

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NYPD Proposes Guidelines For Use of Police Body Cameras

Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 11:34 am

The New York Police Department is set to deploy 1,200 body cameras around the city starting at the end of the month. Bob Agnew reports.

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U.S. wholesale inventories climbed 0.4 percent in February.

Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 11:11 am

U.S. wholesale inventories climbed 0.4 percent in February. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Poland in talks on US gas supplies as fresh energy source

Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 11:10 am

Poland’s economy minister says it is “very likely” that U.S. liquid gas may in the near future help diversify the nation’s energy sources. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US adds just 98-thousand jobs; unemployment falls to a low 4.5-percent

Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 8:52 am

U.S. employers added just 98,000 jobs last month, although the unemployment rate fell to an almost seven-year low of 4.5 percent. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Humans Not A Major Source Of Protein For Pre-Historic Cannibals, Study Finds

Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 11:53 am

A new study says that although some pre-historic tribes engaged in cannibalism they probably didn’t go hunting each other for food. Bob Agnew reports.

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Body-camera maker offers 1-year trial to police agencies

Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 8:53 am

A body-camera maker is offering some U.S. police departments a chance to try out their goods for a year. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Christie halts Amtrak payments, calls for inspection

Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 8:52 am

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is halting payments to Amtrak following a second derailment at New York City’s Penn Station that is causing headaches for commuters in the nation’s busiest rail hub. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US jobless aid applications fell to 234,000 last week

Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 8:51 am

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, a sign of the job market appears to be increasingly secure for workers. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Romo To Trade NFL Role For Job At CBS Sports

Wed, Apr 5, 2017 at 11:52 am

Quarterback Tony Romo is ready to trade-in his shoulder pads for a t.v. microphone. Bob Agnew reports.

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