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  • Judge stops New Jersey from allowing sports betting after request from pro leagues, NCAA

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Judge stops New Jersey from allowing sports betting after request from pro leagues, NCAA.

  • Questions, answers about Takata air bag recalls

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — U.S. investigators, automakers and a parts supply company are trying to figure out why some automobile air bags inflate with too much force, blowing apart metal canisters and sending shards flying at drivers and passengers. So far, more than 12 million vehicles...

  • Ford and Amazon are big market movers

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Ford Motor Co., down 62 cents to $13.78 The automaker reported a drop in quarterly profit, mainly on costs associated with launching its new...

  • US official: Auto safety agency under review

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Transportation officials are reviewing the "safety culture" of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls, a senior Obama administration official said Friday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been criticized by lawmakers and safety advocates...

  • Manufacturer halts sales of highway guardrails

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    DALLAS (AP) — A Texas company is stopping shipments of a common highway-guardrail system and conducting more crash tests after it lost a $175 million jury verdict. Trinity Industries Inc. says that it would stop selling the ET-Plus system until testing is complete. Earlier this week,...

  • Out-of-patience investors sell off Amazon

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has long acted like an ideal customer on its own website: a freewheeling big spender with no worries about balancing a checkbook. Investors confident in founder and CEO Jeff Bezos' invest-and-expand strategy flooded into the stock as the company revolutionized...

  • Recalls this week: Arctic Cat all-terrain vehicles

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    Certain models of Arctic Cat's all-terrain vehicles are being recalled because a component failure can cause a loss of control. Here is a more detailed look: ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES DETAILS: Model year 2008 and 2009 Arctic Cat single-rider and 2 UP style ATVs. They were sold at Arctic...

  • Figures on government spending and debt

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.

  • ZeekRewards founder charged in $850 million scam

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man that prosecutors say masterminded an $850 million Internet-based Ponzi scheme faces charges of wire and mail fraud, conspiracy and tax fraud. A federal grand jury in Charlotte on Friday indicted Paul Burks, the 67-year-old president of...

  • Earnings from Microsoft, others drive stocks up

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is closing out its best week in almost two years as earnings gains from Microsoft and others got investors in a buying mood. The market is coming off a rocky two weeks. Indexes have made wide swings both up and down as traders balanced slowing growth...

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