Trio charged with running $54M green-energy Ponzi scheme

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three people were charged Thursday with running a $54 million Ponzi scheme built on promises of a green energy technology that would turn trash into fuel and "carbon-negative" housing...

Supporters withdraw push for marijuana ballot measure

DENVER (AP) — Supporters of a proposed ballot initiative to allow marijuana use in some Denver clubs, bars and hotels withdrew the measure Thursday while they negotiate with city officials amid concerns the measure...

Big settlement in tech wage case harks back to different era

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has approved a $415 million settlement that ends a lengthy legal saga revolving around allegations that Apple, Google and several other Silicon Valley companies illegally...

Settlement over decade-old Gulf oil leak filed in court

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Environmental groups signed a settlement agreement Thursday to resolve their lawsuit against a New Orleans company that has failed to end a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.

Taylor...

Enbridge agrees to keep heavy crude out of Michigan pipeline

MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) — A company that ships oil through the Great Lakes pledged Thursday to keep heavy crude out of a pipeline in northern Michigan.

Enbridge Energy already doesn't transport heavy crude...

Doctor with airport office allegedly sold oxycodone scripts

NEW YORK (AP) — A doctor who has an office at New York's Kennedy Airport is accused of selling oxycodone prescriptions to his patients, prosecutors said Thursday in announcing his arrest.

Dr. Gerald Surya,...

Clarification: Apple's News Service-Things To Know story

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Sept. 2, The Associated Press reported that news from the AP will be available on Apple's News app through an RSS feed. Although that was the case in a preliminary, "beta," version of the...

Joy Global and Five Below are big market movers

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:

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Joy Global Inc., down $3.23 to $18.90

The mining...