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Cargo plane makes belly landing at Maine airport

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (AP) — Officials say a plane carrying mail had to make an emergency landing in Maine, because its landing gear failed. The twin-engine Wiggins Airways plane carrying mail for the U.S. Postal Service made the belly landing at the Northern Maine Regional Airport in Presque Isle. No one was seriously hurt. WAGM-TV reports that pilot Eric Albright circled the airport to burn off fuel...

September 20, 2017

How major US stock market indexes fared Wednesday

The major U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Wednesday, led by gains among banks as bond yields rose. The modest gains came after investors weighed the latest policy update from the Federal Reserve, which said it would begin reducing its huge bond portfolio next month. The central bank also said it was still on track to raise interest rates later this year. On Wednesday: The Standard & Poor's 500...

September 20, 2017

Nevada experiment mimics earthquakes to test bridge designs

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A day after a deadly earthquake struck Mexico City, University of Nevada scientists will mimic quakes to test new bridge designs developed to help the structures better withstand violent temblors. The engineers on Wednesday will rattle a 100-ton, 70-foot (21-meter) bridge model to see how it holds up on a giant contraption in a Reno seismology lab called a "shake table." Some design work by...

September 20, 2017

The Latest: Scientists: Quake test of bridge design worked

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on tests for new bridge construction technology intended to withstand strong earthquakes at the University of Nevada, Reno (all times local PDT): 1:40 p.m. Scientists at Nevada earthquake lab are declaring success after testing new bridge designs they created to better withstand violent temblors and speed reconstruction after quake damage. T The University of Nevada, Reno engineers performed the test Wednesday, a day after the big Mexico earthquake. They used a giant "shake table" to simulate the violent motions of an earthquake to rattle a 100-ton, 70 foot (21-meter) bridge model to determine how well it would hold up. The research team's leader is Professor Saiid Saiidi...

September 20, 2017

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Epidemic at work?: Businesses forced to deal with drug abuse

NEW YORK (AP) — After a troubled youth himself, Phillip Cohen made it a practice to hire people at his woodworking business who have also struggled with addiction and mental health issues. But when an employee died from a drug overdose, he adopted a zero-tolerance policy. "I think I have saved lives," says the owner of Cohen Architectural Woodworking in St. James, Missouri — an area hit very hard by the nation's growing opioid epidemic. Opioids range from prescription pain medicine like oxycodone to illegal drugs like heroin. Cohen still hires former drug addicts, felons and people who have been traumatized in life. One person, now a top employee, was hired right after he finished drug rehabilitation....

September 20, 2017
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Trades for September 6, 2017.

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September 05, 2017
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Fed announces a start to modestly reducing its bond holdings

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve will begin shrinking the enormous portfolio of bonds it amassed after the 2008 financial crisis to try to sustain a frail economy. The move reflects a strengthened economy and could mean higher rates on mortgages and other loans over time. The Fed announced Wednesday that it will let a small portion of its $4.5 trillion balance sheet mature without being replaced, starting...

September 20, 2017
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Forex Weekly Outlook

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Trades for August 30, 2017.

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August 29, 2017
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Trades for August 29, 2017.

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August 28, 2017
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Text of the Fed's statement after its meeting Wednesday

WASHINGTON (AP) — Below is the statement the Fed released Wednesday after...

September 20, 2017
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Markets Right Now: US stocks mostly higher in midday trading

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times...

September 20, 2017
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US stock indexes mixed ahead of Fed announcement; oil rises

U.S. stock indexes were mostly higher in morning trading Wednesday ahead...

September 20, 2017