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AP News - 23 hours ago

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Olympic organizers, faced with the reality of a country deep in recession, are trimming costs to keep their budget balanced.To keep spending in line, officials say they will cut back on volunteers, reduce staffing at dozens ...more

AP News - 23 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — With automakers offering an increasing array of safety technologies, drivers sometimes find themselves struggling to stay up to speed with the systems in their cars.Some of the devices have been around a decade or more but have ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday proposed a record $1.9 million fine against an aerial photography company for flying drones in crowded New York and Chicago airspace without permission.SkyPan International Inc. of ...more

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"Saturn Run" (Putnam), by John Sandford and CteinJohn Sandford, known for his thrillers featuring police Detective Lucas Davenport, teams up with photographer and sci-fi fan Ctein for "Saturn Run," a gripping, futuristic tale.It's just ov ...more

AP News - Oct 06, 2015 12:50 PM

LIMA, Peru (AP) — China's slowdown and tumbling commodity prices will push global economic growth this year to the lowest level since the recession year 2009, the International Monetary Fund predicted Tuesday.In a report Tuesday in advance of th ...more

AP News - Oct 06, 2015 12:05 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL owners will look west (Los Angeles), east (Europe) and south (Mexico) at their fall meetings Wednesday.The owners will further consider the desire of three franchises — the St. Louis Rams, Oakland Raiders and San Diego Charge ...more

AP News - Oct 06, 2015 11:50 AM

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Patriot Coal says it expects to lay off more than 2,000 workers in West Virginia.Patriot issued layoff warning notices in the counties of Boone and Kanawha this week.Kanawha County Commission President Kent Carper ...more

AP News - Oct 06, 2015 10:43 AM

BRUSSELS (AP) — A Dutch cargo ship sank off the Belgian coast after colliding with a gas tanker early Tuesday. The crew of 11 was rescued.The accident happened close to the busy waterway off the port of Zeebrugge, which many ships use on their w ...more

AP News - Oct 06, 2015 10:42 AM

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher in early trading Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for December delivery was up 6.5 cents to $5.22 a bushel; December corn was 3.25 cents higher at $3.9675 a bushel; December oats were 2.25 cent ...more

AP News - Oct 06, 2015 10:38 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Freeport-McMoRan said Tuesday that it is considering spinning off its oil and gas business and other strategic alternative to focus on its copper mining business.The Phoenix company produces oil and natural gas around the country ...more