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  • Bin Laden son-in-law's lawyer is heading to prison

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — An attorney for Osama bin Laden's son-in-law has been sentenced to 18 months in prison on tax charges. Stanley Cohen was sentenced Friday in federal court in Syracuse, New York, after pleading guilty to impeding the U.S. tax agency and failing to file tax...

  • Worker in deadly Gulf blast was cleaning equipment

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A worker killed in an offshore explosion was cleaning a piece of equipment during routine maintenance at its oil-and-gas platform in the Gulf of Mexico, the company that runs the platform said Friday. Houston-based Fieldwood Energy LLC said another worker suffered...

  • House GOP sues Obama administration on health law

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans filed a federal lawsuit Friday accusing the Obama administration of exceeding its constitutional powers in carrying out President Barack Obama's prized health care law, giving legal voice to conservatives who have long protested that he has abused...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    ___ Dow, S&P 500 push further into record territory U.S. stocks capped a week that already had several record highs by delivering a couple more. The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index carved out all-time highs on Friday, extending the market's gains for the...

  • Investigators may have recovered lost IRS emails

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers and congressional aides say federal investigators have recovered data that may include lost emails from one of the pivotal figures in the controversy over Internal Revenue Service treatment of tea party groups. A spokesman for Republicans who run the House...

  • Man gets 18 months for Subway cash register hacks

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — A man who hacked into computerized cash registers at Subway sandwich shops and stole more than $40,000 in gift cards has been sentenced in Boston to 18 months in prison. U.S. District Judge Richard Stearns also sentenced 46-year-old Lake Elsinore, California, resident...

  • Judge rules Illinois pension law unconstitutional

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois judge tossed out a landmark law Friday intended to fix the nation's worst government-employee pension crisis, ruling that the plan lawmakers adopted less than a year ago violates the state constitution's ban on reducing retirement benefits once...

  • Report: Grouse needs 3-mile buffer from drilling

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says a struggling bird species needs a 3-mile buffer between its breeding grounds and oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects. The study comes as the Obama administration...

  • American Airlines subsidiary to lose planes, jobs

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines Group Inc. said Friday that it will transfer at least 50 planes away from its Envoy Air unit, leading to more job losses at Envoy. A spokeswoman wouldn't say how many jobs would be cut, but the pilots' union said each plane represented 10...

  • Dow, S&P 500 push further into record territory

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    The stock market closed out its fifth straight week of gains with another record high on Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index carved out all-time highs, extending the market's gains for the week. It was the third record close for the Dow in the week...

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