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  • House authorizes GOP-led plan to sue Obama alleging he exceeded constitutional powers

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House authorizes GOP-led plan to sue Obama alleging he exceeded constitutional powers.

  • New 'know your customer' rules proposed for banks

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is proposing new rules for banks and other financial firms aimed at preventing the use of anonymous companies to launder illicit profits. The Treasury Department opened the proposal Wednesday to public comment for 60 days. The so-called "know your...

  • Report: Jet hit unlisted pole in fatal Ga. crash

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    THOMSON, Ga. (AP) — A private jet hit a utility pole that wasn't listed on aeronautical charts before running into trees and bursting into flames last February, killing a Georgia vascular surgeon and four colleagues, federal investigators said in a report released Wednesday. National...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    ___ A more vigorous US economy appears to be emerging WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor from a grim start to 2014 and should show renewed strength into next year. That was the general view of analysts Wednesday after the government estimated that the...

  • Ohio: 2nd fine levied against prison food vendor

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state on Wednesday announced a second fine against the private vendor that took over the job of feeding inmates last year as the company defended its operations before a prisons oversight committee. The $130,200 fine against Philadelphia-based Aramark...

  • Boeing will handle final assembly of 787-10 in SC

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Boeing said final assembly of its 787-10 plane, a planned larger version of its "Dreamliner" aircraft, will take place in South Carolina. The company says the work will be done in North Charleston, South Carolina, because the plane is too large to efficiently transport...

  • Terror threats at chemical plants underestimated

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it considers particularly vulnerable to terrorists, congressional investigators say. The...

  • Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

    Associated Press
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released Wednesday. While the administration was publicly assuring consumers that...

  • How the Dow Jones average fared Wednesday

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    U.S. stocks closed mixed Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said the economy was strengthening enough for the central bank to continue cutting its stimulus. Bond yields rose after the government reported that the U.S. economy grew at a robust annual rate of 4 percent this spring. The...

  • Fed offers a dual message on health of US economy

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve offered a mixed message on the U.S. economy Wednesday: Growth is strengthening, and the unemployment rate is steadily falling. Yet by some measures, the job market remains subpar. A statement the Fed issued after a two-day policy meeting suggested...

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