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AAA auto club says not all gasoline is the same

July 6, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

Many motorists are clogging their car’s engine by not using gasoline with enough added detergents. That’s the conclusion of a study released Thursday by the AAA auto club. Federal rules in place since 1996 require all gasoline to have some engine-cleaning additives, but many major brands have extra detergents. AAA said tests it commissioned from...

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Most Asian stock indexes rise on upbeat US economic report

July 6, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

A woman cycles past the electronic board showing financial index including Japnan’s Nikkei stock index, center top, in Tokyo, Thursday, June 16, 2016. Asian markets were mostly lower Thursday and Tokyo’s benchmark dropped as the yen surged after...

Judge: 22 BP fraud charges against lawyer duplicate others

July 5, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — The 95-count fraud indictment against a San Antonio lawyer and six co-defendants could be shorter when trial begins in Mississippi on federal charges accusing them of inflating a client list for BP oil spill litigation. Twenty-two...

Computers, not humans to scan carry-on bags in TSA test

July 5, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

In this Thursday, May 26, 2016, photo, travelers stand in line as they prepare to pass through a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Miami International Airport, in Miami. The Transportation Security Administration said Tuesday, July 5, 2016,...

No charges for Clinton, FBI says _ despite biting criticism

July 5, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

FBI Director James Comey makes a statement at FBI Headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, July 5, 2016. Comey said the FBI will not recommend criminal charges in its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while secretary of...

Analysis: Groups spent $800m lobbying government officials

July 4, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Special interest groups have spent $800 million lobbying government officials in Minnesota over the last 13 years, a newspaper analysis has found. The St. Paul Pioneer Press review of Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board data...

2 men charged with cocaine trafficking at Boston airport

July 4, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say two Pennsylvania men have been arrested on a charge of cocaine trafficking at Logan International Airport. Police say the two arrived Saturday in Boston from Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. While going...

Morocco signs $770 million in investment deals

July 4, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI, right and Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame, left pose for photographers after he was awarded the order of Ouissam Alaouite by King Mohammed VI of Morocco during a ceremony at the royal palace in Casablanca , Morocco,...

iHeartMedia, creditors reach debt restructuring impasse

July 2, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — One of the world’s largest radio and billboard companies says it may have reached an impasse in its efforts to persuade creditors to restructure its massive debt. The San Antonio-based iHeartMedia Inc. warned this past week in a...

Enterprise founder Jack Taylor dies at 94

July 2, 2016 • BusinessComments (0)

In this undated image provided by Enterprise Holdings Inc, Enterprise Rent-A-Car founder Jack Taylor is pictured. Taylor, who started a leasing company with seven cars and built it into Enterprise Rent-A-Car, has died. He was 94. (Enterprise Holdings Inc via...