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Lines form at the gas pump in the wake of pipeline spill

September 17, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Tanker trucks line up at a Colonial Pipeline Co. facility in Pelham, Ala., near the scene of a 250,000-gallon gasoline spill on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. The company says spilled gasoline is being taken to the storage facility for storage. Some motorists could pay a little more for gasoline in coming days because of delivery [&hellip...

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At least 15 protesters arrested at Iowa pipeline work site

September 17, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

SANDUSKY, Iowa (AP) — At least 15 people were arrested Saturday during a protest intended to block the construction of a major oil pipeline through southeast Iowa. More than 150 protesters gathered at the work site entrance of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access...

Oracle, Novovax fall; Intel and Avis gain

September 16, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday: Oracle Corp., down $1.94 to $38.92 The business software maker reported disappointing quarterly profit and revenue. Novovax Inc., down $7.05 to $1.29 The pharmaceutical company, which...

Pipeline shutdown in Alabama could send gas prices higher

September 16, 2016 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

Tanker trucks line up at a Colonial Pipeline Co. facility in Pelham, Ala., near the scene of a 250,000-gallon gasoline spill on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. The company says spilled gasoline is being taken to the storage facility for storage. Some motorists could...

WTO rules against India barrier to imports of US solar gear

September 16, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Trade Organization has ruled against India and delivered a victory to American companies that make solar batteries and equipment. Rejecting India’s appeal of a February ruling, the Geneva-based trade group said Friday that...

Galaxy Note 7 recall shows challenges of stronger batteries

September 15, 2016 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

In this Sept. 8, 2016 file photo, a Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy Note 7 smartphone is displayed at the headquarters of South Korean mobile carrier KT in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung’s recall of 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 phones after several dozen caught...

Ex-Teamsters official pleads guilty in ‘Top Chef’ case

September 15, 2016 • Business, Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

BOSTON (AP) — A former Teamsters official who intimidated the staff and crew of the “Top Chef” reality TV show has pleaded guilty in Boston to an attempted extortion charge. Mark Harrington entered his guilty plea Thursday in an agreement with...

Federal order forbids Samsung Galaxy Note 7 use on planes

September 15, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Transportation is ordering airline passengers not to bring Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones on planes unless they keep them turned off and don’t charge them during the flight. Passengers also must disable all...

Oracle misses Street 1Q forecasts

September 15, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

This June 18, 2012, file photo shows Oracle headquarters in Redwood City, Calif. Oracle reports financial results Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File) REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Oracle Corp. shares slipped in after-hours trading Thursday...

Figures on government spending and debt

September 14, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars. The government’s fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Total public debt subject to limit Sept. 13 $19,458,532 Statutory debt limit Suspended Total public debt...