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WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is selling the last of its shares in Ally Financial Inc., the former financing arm of General Motors that was bailed out during the financial crisis.Detroit-based Ally said Thursday that the Treasury Department i ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The federal Energy Department will need to acquire water and land rights before it gets approval to entomb the nation's most radioactive waste beneath a mountain in the Nevada desert, according to a report released Thursday by an the a ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Investigators have determined that arson caused a massive fire that reduced an unfinished apartment complex in downtown Los Angeles to a block of charred wood.Nobody was injured, but the Dec. 8 fire destroyed the wooden framin ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a New York City man has been arrested at Kennedy International Airport after TSA agents found handgun parts hidden in his luggage.Port Authority Police Department spokesman Joe Pentangelo says that Oscar Ramirez was ar ...more

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Supreme Court ruled Thursday a ski resort's broad liability waiver cannot prevent a paralyzed snowboarder from suing.The justices ruled that the liability waiver was "unconscionable" and contrary to public policy, p ...more

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By Tim Reid LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A major capital markets creditor of bankrupt San Bernardino, California, will oppose any exit plan that is more favorable to Calpers, California's public pension fund, a source familiar with the creditor's ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The first wave of victim lawsuits since four people died at the South by Southwest music festival accused organizers Thursday of safety lapses after a driver smashed through a barricade and into a crowd of concertgoers.Aspir ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's chief utility regulator finished the last meeting of his 12-year tenure by calling himself a man who got things done.However, California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey made no mention Thurs ...more

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Hellman's mayonnaise maker Unilever has withdrawn its lawsuit against the maker of "Just Mayo."Unilever filed suit against Hampton Creek earlier this year claiming the name of the small California company's product amounted to false advertising. ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — China is promising to streamline a regulatory process that has held up imports of pharmaceuticals and medical devices from the United States. The country also pledges to enforce its anti-monopoly laws equally among Chinese and foreign co ...more