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Tribe challenging pipeline has some advantages in courtroom

September 8, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The American Indians challenging an oil pipeline that would cross four states have some legal advantages in a courtroom, particularly their tribe’s status as a sovereign nation with long ties to the land in question. But stopping a major project like the Dakota Access pipeline after construction has begun is difficult, [&hellip...

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Hawaiian seafood caught by foreign crews confined on boats

September 7, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

HONOLULU (AP) — Pier 17 doesn’t even show up on most Honolulu maps. Cars whiz past it on their way to Waikiki’s famous white sand beaches. Yet few locals, let alone passing tourists, are aware that just behind a guarded gate, another world...

Mexico’s finance secretary resigns after Trump visit

September 7, 2016 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of President Enrique Pena Nieto’s closest advisers and confidants, Finance Secretary Luis Videgaray, resigned Wednesday in a move seen as linked to the unpopular decision to invite Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump...

China exports grow in August for 1st time in 2 years

September 7, 2016 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

BEIJING (AP) — China’s exports rose in August for the first time in two years, while the contraction in imports narrowed in a positive sign for global economic growth. Customs data on Thursday showed exports grew by an unexpectedly strong 1.5 percent,...

Apple announcements: iPhone 7, Mario game, new watch

September 7, 2016 • Business, Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

At Apple’s iPhone 7 unveiling in San Francisco on Wednesday, the tech powerhouse revealed a host of new and updated hardware and software, including a new type of headphone jack and souped-up camera. Here’s a rundown of the biggest announcements....

Hanjin pledges $90 million to resolve shipping cargo chaos

September 6, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hanjin Group said Tuesday it will inject $90 million, including $36 million from its chairman Cho Yang-ho’s personal assets, to help resolve disruptions to container cargo transport caused by Hanjin Shipping Co.’s...

LG unveils the first phone to ship with Google’s new Android

September 6, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — LG is unveiling the first phone to ship with Google’s new Android Nougat software, in hopes of appealing to people who like to take and share photos and video. The new V20 phone comes on the eve of a San Francisco event where...

Judge grants partial stop on North Dakota pipeline work

September 6, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American Indian tribe succeeded Tuesday in getting a federal judge to temporarily stop construction on some, but not all, of a $3.8 billion four-state oil pipeline, but its broader request still hangs in the balance. U.S. District Judge...

General Motors settles 2 bellwether ignition switch cases

September 5, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Co. has settled two federal court cases related to its defective ignition switches, but its legal troubles stemming from the switches are far from over. GM settled the cases for an undisclosed amount, plaintiffs’ attorney...

Protesters, seeking migrant camp closure, block Calais roads

September 5, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

CALAIS, France (AP) — Truckers, farmers, dock workers and merchants angry at the disruption caused by thousands of migrants in their midst in the northern French city of Calais blocked the main access route to Britain on Monday to press authorities to set...