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  • Asian shares mostly higher on China stimulus hopes

    November 26, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Traders Dan Ryan, left, and Mark Muller work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. Stock indexes are holding near record levels as traders digest some mixed news on the U.S. economy. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) TOKYO (AP) —...

  • Ebola vaccine seems safe in first-stage testing

    November 26, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This handout file photo taken Sept. 2, 2014, provided by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) shows a 39-year-old woman, the first participant enrolled in VRC 207, receiving a dose of the investigational NIAID/GSK Ebola...

  • Obama’s immigration move disappoints businesses

    November 26, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama tries to quiet the second of three hecklers as he addresses the crowd after meeting with community leaders about the executive actions he is taking to fix the immigration system Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex...

  • Weak consumer, business demand may slow US growth

    November 26, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Oct. 28, 2014 photo, customers shop at a Century 21 Department Store in Philadelphia. The Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for October on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers and...

  • US agency threatens to act against air bag maker

    November 26, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, April 17, 2014, file photo, journalists visit Takata Ignition Systems in Schoenebeck, Germany. U.S. safety regulators are threatening fines and legal action against Takata Corp. for failing to admit that its driver’s-side...

  • CR-V is America’s most fuel-efficient SUV

    November 26, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated product imaged provided by Honda shows the 2015 Honda CR-V. (AP Photo/Honda) America’s best-selling sport utility vehicle for a decade, the Honda CR-V, is an even smarter buy for 2015 with added features, updated styling and improved fuel...

  • Voters in New Mexico city to decide on voter ID

    November 26, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Voters in one of New Mexico’s booming oil and gas communities are set to decide on a measure that would require a photo ID in local elections in what is the latest battleground over requiring strict identification to cast...

  • 2 injured in New Mexico oilfield explosion

    November 26, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — An explosion at an oilfield tank battery in southeastern New Mexico has injured two workers. The Carlsbad Current Argus reports (http://bit.ly/1rmL684) the two workers were transported to an area hospital. The extent of their injuries...

  • 2 injured after oil field explosion near Carlsbad

    November 26, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Two people reportedly have been injured after an explosion at an oil field site near Carlsbad. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports that one man possibly suffered a broken leg and the other had burns to his face and torso. The...

  • State Police: Ammo, firearms seized in New Mexico

    November 26, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police say they’ve arrested a convicted felon and seized thousands of rounds of ammunition and 39 firearms after executing a search warrant in Laborcita Canyon. Police say they received information that...