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Diana Steskal rests her head on her husband Byron's shoulder as Nebraska Public Service Commissioners rise to leave following their vote approving the TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline "mainline alternative route" through the state Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Lincoln, Neb. The couple are landowners in the path of the pipeline. (Eric Gregory/The Journal-Star via AP)
November 20, 2017 - 6:16 pm
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska regulators Monday approved a Keystone XL oil pipeline route through the state, breathing new life into the long-delayed $8 billion project, although the chosen pathway is not the one preferred by the pipeline operator and could require more time to study the changes...
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November 20, 2017 - 5:46 pm
DENVER (AP) — Colorado regulators issued an $8.9 million fine against Uber's parent company on Monday for allowing employees with serious criminal or motor vehicle offenses to work for the company as drivers. The Colorado Public Utilities Commission said it launched an investigation into the ride-...
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November 20, 2017 - 5:20 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — One of the most successful teams in the National Women's Soccer League no longer exists. The league announced Monday it had reacquired the membership interest to two-time champion FC Kansas City, effectively folding one of its inaugural clubs after five seasons. The club had...
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November 20, 2017 - 4:13 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a $8.9 million fine issued by Colorado regulators against Uber's parent company (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Colorado has fined Uber's parent company $8.9 million for allowing employees with serious criminal or motor vehicle offenses to work for the company. The Colorado...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2006 file photo, then Deputy Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar meets reporters at the HHS Department in Washington. Newly disclosed financial records show that Azar, President Donald Trump’s nominee to become secretary for the Health and Human Services Department, reaped big earnings during his tenure as a top pharmaceutical executive. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 20, 2017 - 3:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly disclosed financial records show that President Donald Trump's nominee to become Health and Human Services secretary reaped big earnings during his tenure as a top pharmaceutical executive. As a top drug industry veteran from 2007 to 2017, former Eli Lilly and Co. executive...
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In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, a magazine advertisement for an AR-style firearm describes the ability to customize the firearm and shows soldiers in combat. AR-platform firearms are often marketed using words that emphasizes the firearm's ability to be customized and evoke a sense of patriotism, freedom and military strength. (AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane)
November 20, 2017 - 3:15 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The ads leap out from the pages of almost any gun magazine: Soldiers wearing greasepaint and camouflage wield military-style rifles depicted as essential to the American way of life. A promotional spot by the Mossberg brand boasts of weapons "engineered to the specs of freedom and...
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November 20, 2017 - 2:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Janet Yellen is submitting her resignation from the Federal Reserve board to President Donald Trump, announcing that she will leave the board when her successor Jerome Powell is sworn is as Fed chairman. Yellen says that she will "do my utmost" to make sure that there is a smooth...
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FILE - This Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, as technology companies and retailers make gains.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
November 20, 2017 - 2:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are higher Monday as technology and industrial companies, banks and retailers all make modest gains. Drugmakers and other health care companies are trading lower. Companies that make opioid pain medications are down sharply after the government released a much higher...
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November 20, 2017 - 1:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on six Iranian men and companies for counterfeiting Yemeni currency as a part of a scheme by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to destabilize the country. The Treasury Department said Monday that those sanctioned, including two...
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Mahindra Group Chairman Anand G. Mahindra, center, speaks with employees in Auburn Hills, Mich., Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Indian conglomerate Mahindra Group is opening an automotive manufacturing facility near Detroit. Mahindra says it will make an off-road vehicle at the 400,000-square-foot plant in Auburn Hills. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
November 20, 2017 - 1:53 pm
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Indian conglomerate Mahindra Group is opening an automotive manufacturing facility near Detroit. Mahindra says it will make an off-road vehicle at the 400,000-square-foot plant in Auburn Hills. Mumbai-based Mahindra is India's largest SUV maker, but it doesn't yet sell...
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