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Agency: Texas chemical plant unprepared for Harvey floods

DALLAS (AP) — The federal agency that investigates industrial accidents offered muted criticism Thursday of the Houston-area chemical plant that flooded during Hurricane Harvey and partially exploded. Crews for Arkema Inc. worked "to the best of their ability" to keep equipment that cooled and stabilized its organic peroxides from losing power as six feet of water engulfed the plant last August, said Mark...

May 25, 2018

Asian shares lower as canceled NKorea summit ups uncertainty

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock indexes were mostly lower Friday as investors factored in fresh geopolitical uncertainty following the abrupt cancellation of a meeting between the U.S. and North Korean leaders. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.2 percent to 22,482.61 but South Korea's Kospi lost 0.3 percent to 2,459.72. Hong Kong's Hang Seng shed 0.4 percent to 30,630.44 and the Shanghai...

May 25, 2018

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

U.S. stocks finished mostly lower Thursday as energy companies skidded along with oil prices. The market dropped after President Donald Trump said he canceled a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but recovered most of those losses. On Thursday: The S&P 500 index sank 5.53 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,727.76. The Dow Jones industrial average gave up 75.05 points, or 0.3 percent, to...

May 24, 2018

APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot sped up before Utah crash

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press Thursday. Two people were injured. Data from the Model S electric vehicle show it picked up speed for 3.5 seconds shortly before crashing into a stopped firetruck in suburban Salt Lake City, the report said. The driver manually hit the brakes a fraction of a second before impact. Police suggested that the car was following another vehicle and dropped its speed to 55 mph to match the leading vehicle. They say the leading vehicle then likely changed lanes and the Tesla automatically sped up...

May 25, 2018

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Trump signs bill easing post-2008 crisis restraints on banks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday signed into law a measure that loosens key restraints for banks imposed after the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession. Savoring the legislative triumph, he called it "the next step in America's unprecedented economic comeback." The Republican-crafted bill passed Congress on Tuesday with the help of some Democratic votes and allowed Trump to fulfill his...

May 24, 2018
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Vermont Community Loan Fund receives new investor

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Community Loan Fund has received a $2 million investment from Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The fund's Executive Director Will Belongia says the investment will allow his organization to provide financing for small businesses and affordable housing. Republican Gov. Phil Scott announced the investment Thursday at Burlington-based business Mamava, which manufactures privacy pods for breastfeeding mothers. Founder and CEO Sascha Mayer says financing from the fund helped her grow into a business with 21 employees with manufacturing based in Springfield. The company has placed their pods in airports, aquariums and offices, and recently acquired a contract with...

May 24, 2018
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Trades for September 6, 2017.

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Study: Some public pensions funds could run dry in downturn

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Many pension funds for public workers already owe far more in retirement benefits than they have in the bank, and the problem will only grow worse if the economy slows down, according to a report released Thursday. The study from The Pew Charitable Trusts found that the New Jersey and Kentucky funds are in such perilous shape that they risk running dry. "Even after eight years of...

May 25, 2018
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Trades for August 30, 2017.

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Trades for August 29, 2017.

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Wisconsin frack sand sludge spill reaches Mississippi River

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Wisconsin officials were testing for environmental and...

May 25, 2018
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A glance at US mortgage rates

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week, continuing at their highest...

May 24, 2018
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At least 1 dead after equipment explodes at Louisiana plant

PINEVILLE, La. (AP) — At least one person is dead after an equipment...

May 24, 2018