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Oil prices and energy companies jump as US stocks rise

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Friday morning as energy companies climb along with the price of oil. Oil producers in OPEC agreed to produce more oil, a step investors have expected for the last few weeks. The European Union is following through on its promise to put import taxes on $3.4 billion in U.S. goods including bourbon, peanut butter and orange juice in response to U.S. tariffs on steel and...

June 22, 2018

Drug spoon sculpture placed outside drugmaker headquarters

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — An 800-pound, nearly 11-foot-long steel sculpture of a bent and burned drug spoon was placed Friday in front of the Connecticut headquarters of drugmaker Purdue Pharma as part of an art protest against the opioid crisis. Artist Domenic Esposito and art gallery owner Fernando Alvarez dropped the sculpture at the company's Stamford headquarters. Police arrested Alvarez on a minor charge of...

June 22, 2018

Global stocks mixed as trade disputes worry investors

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stocks were mixed Friday as investors remained wary over trade disputes between China and the U.S. as well as between the U.S. and Europe that could hurt corporate profits and jobs. Some markets rebounded slightly but were unable to recoup their heavy losses for the week. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 rose 0.7 percent in early trading to 7,607.88 and France's CAC 40...

June 22, 2018

Oil leaking after 31 tanker cars derail in northwest Iowa

DOON, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say crude oil is leaking from one or more of 31 tanker cars that have derailed in northwest Iowa. BNSF railroad spokesman Andy Williams said no one was injured when the cars derailed around 4:30 a.m. Friday just south of Doon in Lyon County. Officials on the scene aren't sure whether floodwater from the swollen Little Rock River caused the cars to leave the tracks. Williams says he doesn't yet know how much oil has leaked and how many cars are leaking. Cleanup crews have been dispatched. Sheriff Stewart Vander Stoep (VAN'-dur stoop) says four homes near the site have been evacuated. He says the oil is being carried downstream into the Rock River a few hundred yards...

June 22, 2018

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Malaysia names new central bank governor

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Report: Uber driver streaming "The Voice" just before crash

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