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North Korea has apparently done it again:

Sun, May 21, 2017 at 12:20 pm

North Korea has apparently done it again:

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Growers and agricultural experts in the northeastern US anticipate a healthy 2017

Sat, May 20, 2017 at 4:01 pm

A year after the peach crop in the northeastern United States hit the pits, growers and agricultural experts are anticipating a healthy rebound in 2017. Correspondent Jeremy House has details.

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Ford To Invest In Transmission Plant Near Detroit

Fri, May 19, 2017 at 11:39 am

Ford is pumping $350 million into a plant outside of Detroit where a new transmission for fuel-efficient vehicles will be built. Bob Agnew reports.

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China, Japan extract combustible ice from seafloor

Fri, May 19, 2017 at 7:50 am

Commercial development of the globe’s vast reserves of a frozen fossil fuel known as combustible ice has moved closer to reality after Japan and China successfully extracted the material from the seafloor. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Spirit says fewer flights being canceled since injunction

Fri, May 19, 2017 at 7:49 am

Spirit Airlines says canceled flights have dropped sharply since a judge intervened in a dispute with the pilots’ union over an alleged work slowdown. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Canada warns it may cancel US jet buy over Bombardier probe

Fri, May 19, 2017 at 7:48 am

Canada’s government is warning it could cancel a planned purchase of 18 Super Hornet fighter jets from Boeing because of U.S. Department of Commerce anti-dumping investigations against Canadian plane maker Bombardier. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Nine years after recession began, some states still unrecovered

Thu, May 18, 2017 at 12:29 pm

Call them the unrecovered – a handful of states where job markets, nine years later, are still struggling back to where they were before the recession. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Walmart Sees Growth In First Quarter Earnings Report

Thu, May 18, 2017 at 12:01 pm

Walmart’s latest earnings report shows it’s not ready to abandon it’s position as the world’s largest retailer, despite the shift to online shopping. Bob Agnew reports.

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Chevrolet to pull out of India, South Africa

Thu, May 18, 2017 at 10:12 am

General Motors is pulling its Chevrolet brand out of India, South Africa and East Africa by the end of this year. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Applications for US jobless aid fell to 3-month low of 232-thousand

Thu, May 18, 2017 at 10:11 am

Fewer people sought unemployment benefits last week, a sign Americans are benefiting from solid job security. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Amazon Shaves Price, Adds Features To Fire Tablets

Wed, May 17, 2017 at 11:42 am

Amazon is offering a thinner and lighter version of its cheapest, 7-inch tablet, while shaving $10 off the price of an 8-inch model. Bob Agnew reports.

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UN predicts expanding global growth in 2017-2018

Wed, May 17, 2017 at 8:24 am

The United Nations is predicting expanding global economic growth in the next two years, spurred by stronger growth in the last six months and a modest recovery in trade and investment. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Federal appeals court upholds Google trademark

Wed, May 17, 2017 at 8:23 am

A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit that aimed to cancel Google’s trademark by arguing that “google” is now synonymous with searching the internet.

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Facebook fined $166,000 for breach of French privacy laws

Wed, May 17, 2017 at 8:22 am

France’s independent privacy watchdog has fined Facebook for breaching French privacy laws by tracking and using the personal data of 33 million users, as well as non-users who browse the internet. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Delphi Joins BMW, MobileEye In Effort To Make Autonomous Cars

Tue, May 16, 2017 at 11:33 am

Automotive parts and electronics maker Delphi Corp. has joined with BMW, Intel and Mobileye to develop the building blocks of autonomous vehicles. Bob Agnew reports.

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Report: Ford plans job cuts to boost profits

Tue, May 16, 2017 at 10:40 am

The Wall Street Journal reports that Ford Motor Company is planning substantial job cuts in order to boost profits and raise its stock price. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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US industrial production posts biggest gain since 2014

Tue, May 16, 2017 at 9:44 am

American industry expanded production last month at the fastest pace in more than three years as manufacturers and mines recovered from a March downturn. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US housing starts fell 2.6 percent in April

Tue, May 16, 2017 at 8:48 am

Construction of new homes fell for a second straight month in April, pushing activity to the lowest point in five months. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Diesel Emissions Exceeding Data From Lab Tests, Scientists Claim

Mon, May 15, 2017 at 12:01 pm

Scientists following up on the Volkswagen scandal say pollution from diesel trucks, buses and cars is 50 percent higher than levels shown in government lab tests. Bob Agnew reports.

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US homebuilder sentiment climbs higher in May

Mon, May 15, 2017 at 10:26 am

U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic about their business prospects, reflecting a recent surge in sales of newly built homes and a lingering shortage of previously occupied homes on the market. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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JPMorgan buys office building in Ireland amid Brexit fears

Mon, May 15, 2017 at 8:39 am

JPMorgan Chase has bought an office building in Ireland as it accelerates its contingency planning for moving jobs to the European Union once Britain leaves the trading bloc. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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China’s leader offers billions for new Silk Road initiative

Mon, May 15, 2017 at 8:38 am

Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country’s state banks will provide tens of billions of dollars for projects that are part of his signature foreign policy initiative linking China to much of Asia, Europe and Africa. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Electric car maker Tesla has added another product to its lineup: Solar roof tiles!

Sun, May 14, 2017 at 9:20 am

Electric car maker Tesla has added another product to its lineup: Solar roof tiles!

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he federal government reports that America’s fishing industry declined slightly in 2015 as fishermen contended with environmental and market forces.

Sun, May 14, 2017 at 9:20 am

The federal government reports that America’s fishing industry declined slightly in 2015 as fishermen contended with environmental and market forces. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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