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China’s largest online retailer has agreed to buy $200 million worth of Montana beef over the next three years.

Sun, Nov 12, 2017 at 10:16 am

China’s largest online retailer has agreed to buy $200 million worth of Montana beef over the next three years

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A northwestern Indiana scrap-metal dealer has pleaded not guilty to a charge accusing him of demolishing a historic railroad bridge and selling the metal for $18,000.

Sun, Nov 12, 2017 at 10:14 am

A northwestern Indiana scrap-metal dealer has pleaded not guilty to a charge accusing him of demolishing a historic railroad bridge and selling the metal for $18,000.

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Marine Drill Instructor Sentenced For Abusing recruits

Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 4:26 pm

A Marine Corps drill instructor has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for choking, punching or otherwise tormenting recruits. Bob Agnew reports.

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Hydrogen-powered trains to run on German rails from 2021

Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 10:29 am

Commuters in northern Germany will be able to travel on the world’s first hydrogen-powered trains in four years’ time. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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House Speaker: Change laws after nuclear plant failure

Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 10:27 am

The South Carolina House speaker is proposing a half dozen laws after the abandonment of two nuclear reactors in the state. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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China’s new passenger jet finishes first long-haul flight

Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 10:27 am

China’s homegrown large passenger jet has touched down safely after its first long-haul test flight, bringing the nation one step closer to competing directly with aircraft giants in Europe and America. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Mortgage Rates See Small Decline In Weekly Report

Thu, Nov 9, 2017 at 4:20 pm

Mortgage rates have dipped slightly this week. Bob Agnew reports.

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Clue, Wiffle Ball, paper airplane enter Toy Hall of Fame

Thu, Nov 9, 2017 at 11:36 am

The board game Clue, the Wiffle Ball and the paper airplane are the newest inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Commerce secretary to sell stake in firm with Russian ties

Thu, Nov 9, 2017 at 8:51 am

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross plans to completely divest from a shipping company that counts a Russian gas producer with ties to the Kremlin among its major customers. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Applications for US unemployment benefits edge up by 10,000

Thu, Nov 9, 2017 at 8:50 am

The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits edged up slightly to a still-low 239,000 last week. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Government Imposes New Restrictions On Cuba Travel, Commerce

Wed, Nov 8, 2017 at 4:27 pm

The Trump administration is imposing travel and commerce restrictions on Cuba that will make it harder for Americans to visit the island nation. Bob Agnew reports.

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As Brexit talks stall, European cities hunt for London jobs

Wed, Nov 8, 2017 at 9:35 am

Pressure is growing on financial firms with European Union bases in London to decide how many jobs to move out of London and where to move them as a result of Brexit. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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India lauds last year’s rupee swap, even as economy slows

Wed, Nov 8, 2017 at 9:34 am

One year after India overhauled its currency, pulling 86 percent of its notes out of circulation without warning, many Indians still aren’t sure if it was worth it. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Tencent buys 10 percent stake in Snap

Wed, Nov 8, 2017 at 9:33 am

The Chinese internet company Tencent is buying a 10 percent stake in Snap Inc., further expanding its ownership in large U.S. technology companies. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Consumer Borrowing Up In September

Tue, Nov 7, 2017 at 4:24 pm

American consumers increased their borrowing by $20.8 billion in September. It was the largest gain in 10 months and was led by a sharp increase in borrowing for auto and student loans. Bob Agnew reports.

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US job openings flat in September as hurricanes slow hiring

Tue, Nov 7, 2017 at 11:15 am

Employers posted roughly the same number of open jobs in September as the previous month, partly because hurricanes held back hiring at restaurants and hotels. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Anthem picks former UnitedHealth executive to become CEO

Tue, Nov 7, 2017 at 9:02 am

Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer Anthem has picked a former top executive from its biggest competitor to replace Joseph Swedish as its next CEO. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Volkswagen, Google cooperate on quantum computing research

Tue, Nov 7, 2017 at 9:00 am

German automaker Volkswagen and Google have announced plans to cooperate in exploring possible uses in the auto industry for quantum computers. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Target To Reduce Store Hours On Thanksgiving Day

Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 4:24 pm

Target is offering shoppers a breather after holiday shopping on Thanksgiving. Bob Agnew reports.

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CNBC: New York Fed chief Dudley will announce retirement

Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 9:16 am

CNBC is reporting that New York Federal Reserve Bank President William Dudley plans to retire. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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SoftBank raising stake in Sprint, reports falling profit

Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 9:15 am

Japanese internet and solar company SoftBank Group is raising its stake in Sprint, after merger talks with T-Mobile collapsed, signaling its commitment to a turnaround at the U.S. wireless carrier. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Uber tackles sex assault problem by pledging $5m to training

Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 8:53 am

Uber is pledging $5 million during the next five years to fund sexual assault prevention groups as well as train its own employees. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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California’s deadliest wildfires have also destroyed an irreplaceable collection of Silicon Valley history

Sat, Nov 4, 2017 at 3:39 pm

California’s deadliest wildfires have also destroyed an irreplaceable collection of Silicon Valley history. Correspondent Jeremy House reports.

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US trade deficit rose to $43.5 billion in September

Fri, Nov 3, 2017 at 11:13 am

The U.S. trade deficit rose in September to $43.5 billion as imports grew faster than exports. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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