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NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less.The news sent Amazon's shares up 4 percent in midday trading.The onli ...more

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ENTIAT, Wash. (AP) — Several hundred firefighters are working to contain a fire that has burned grass and brush across 28 square miles in central Washington.The fire in Chelan County near Entiat has threatened more than 200 homes and damaged a f ...more

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LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — NASCAR President Mike Helton said Friday there is no animosity from the governing body toward the recently formed, nine-team Race Team Alliance that will collaborate on initiatives and issues facing auto racing.The goals of t ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court says two felony convictions stemming from a single act cannot be counted as separate strikes under the state's three strikes law.The unanimous ruling on Thursday came in the case of a woman, Darl ...more

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's attorney general has sued to block Lyft, the on-demand ride-sharing app, from operating in New York.The lawsuit was filed Friday, hours before San Francisco-based Lyft planned to enter the New York City market. The ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Citing a recurring problem with safety, U.S. officials have suspended the shipment of potentially dangerous germs from government laboratories in Atlanta to other labs.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also shut down ...more

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General Motors Co. has named an Infiniti executive to head its Cadillac division, which has struggled with sagging U.S. sales this year while competing luxury brands have advanced.GM announced Friday that Johan de Nysschen will become president ...more

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Animal control officers say a 10-week-old kitten that was thrown off a bridge survived and is recovering at an animal shelter, and police are seeking the person who tossed him.Construction crews reported hearing a noise Thur ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged mostly lower Friday as investors assessed corporate news. The stock market is headed for its biggest weekly loss since April after ending the previous week at a record high.KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 50 ...more

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WACO, Texas (AP) — The outfit Lone Ranger actor Clayton Moore wore when he made appearances as the character after retiring from television is going up for auction in Texas.Waco-based A & S Auction Co. will offer up the items on Saturday.