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Hawaii pot dispensaries can legally open, but none are ready

July 15, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

In this file Feb. 17, 2016, photo, plants grow at the home of Jeremy Nickle, owner of Hawaiian Holy Smokes, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Medical marijuana dispensaries can now legally open in Hawaii, but not one is ready to do so. The state Department of Health said none of the state’s eight dispensaries was approved to [&hellip...

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Vevo app refresh paves path to breaking free from YouTube

July 14, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo combo of photos provided by Vevo shows examples of Vevo’s relaunched app. Vevo, the music video brand of labels Sony and Universal, wants to give you a reason to watch videos somewhere other than YouTube. The relaunch of its mobile app...

Employees give CEO a new car after he shared the wealth

July 14, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

SEATTLE (AP) — The employees of a company whose boss gave them a well-publicized big raise have bought him a new Tesla. The Seattle Times reports that Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price posted the news of the gift on Facebook Thursday, saying “Gravity...

Asian shares surge on solid China data, optimism on earnings

July 14, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

New York Stock Exchange President Tom Farley, center, takes a selfie with Line character Cony on the bell podium at the NYSE, Thursday, July 14, 2016. Line Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer Jun Masuda is at left, before his company’s IFO. (AP...

Court ruling opens GM to billions in death, injury claims

July 13, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, file photo, the logo for General Motors decorates the entrance at the site of a GM information technology center in Roswell, Ga. On Wednesday, July 13, 2016, a federal appeals court ruled that people injured in crashes caused...

California rejects Volkswagen recall for 3-liter diesel cars

July 13, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

The California Air Resources Board has rejected Volkswagen’s plan to recall vehicles with 3-liter diesel engines, calling the proposal incomplete and deficient. The German automaker has agreed to spend up to $15.3 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and...

Oklahoma regulators probing oil, gas near site of new quakes

July 13, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s oil-and-gas regulators are investigating a recent cluster of earthquakes recorded near Blanchard, about 30 miles south of downtown Oklahoma City, including three of magnitude 3.0 or higher. The Oklahoma Corporation...

Nissan keeps self-driving simple _ and not quite autonomous

July 12, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

In this July 12, 2016 photo, Nissan Motor Co. Deputy General Manager Atsushi Iwaki gets his hands off of the steering wheel of a self-driving new Serena minivan during a test drive at Nissan test course in Yokosuka, near Tokyo. The Serena minivan equipped...

APNewsBreak: Large Montana coal plant to close 2 units

July 12, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

This April 28, 2010 file photo shows the Colstrip Steam Electric Station, a coal-fired power plant in Colstrip, Mont. The Colstrip plant, a coal plant serving utility customers across the Pacific Northwest, has agreed to shut down two of its four units by...

AMC Theatres buying Europe’s Odeon & UCI in $663M deal

July 12, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

In this May 11,2005 file photo, people enter AMC’s Studio 30 theater in Olathe, Kan. AMC Theatres is buying European movie theater operator Odeon & UCI Cinemas Group in a deal valued at about 921 million pounds ($1.21 billion). AMC says, Tuesday,...