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  • Maui voters to decide whether to ban GMO crops Associated Press - 6 hours ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe.

  • In this undated image provided by Kagin's Inc., shows the Butte Nugget. One of the biggest gold nuggets found in modern times in Northern California's historic Gold Country is going up for sale. Weighing in at more than 6 pounds, the Butte Nugget is expected to carry a price tag of $350,000. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, that the nugget's owner asked dealer Don Kagin to keep his name and the location of the discovery secret. (AP Photo/Kagin's Inc.)

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the largest gold nuggets in modern times pulled from Northern California's Gold Country has sold to a secret buyer.

  • SpaceX capsule splashes down in Pacific Associated Press - 7 hours ago

    A SpaceX capsule loaded with space station experiments is back on Earth. The unmanned Dragon capsule parachuted into the Pacific, west of Mexico's Baja Peninsula, on Saturday. It departed the International ...

  • In this Sept. 5, 2014 photo, Glen Carter, a 33-year-old Army veteran, morns as the casket of his girlfriend Maria Fernandes is lowered into the ground during her funeral service in Linden, N.J. Fernandes died while napping in her car between one of her three jobs. Police said it appears Fernandes was overcome by a deadly mixture of carbon monoxide and fumes from an overturned gasoline container. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — The fumes, reeking of gasoline, poured from the white Kia SUV as soon as an emergency medical technician broke one of the rear windows. Inside, the body of a dark-haired young woman with a beauty mark on her left cheek reclined in the driver's seat, keys dangling from the ignition.

  • State Farm seeks to test drones in Illinois Associated Press - 12 hours ago

    State Farm insurance company is seeking federal approval to test drones in evaluating property damage and responding to natural disasters. The (Bloomington) Pantagraph reported (http://bitly.com/1t2rcfG ...

  • CGIL union workers union march during a demonstration to protest Premier Matteo Renzi's labor reforms, in Rome, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

    ROME (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people marched in Rome Saturday to protest against Premier Matteo Renzi's drive to make it easier to fire workers.

  • Voters weigh expansion of bottle deposit law Associated Press - 18 hours ago
    Voters weigh expansion of bottle deposit law

    Both sides in the debate over Question 2 on the Nov. 4 ballot say much has changed in the more than three decades since Massachusetts first passed a bottled deposit law. Proponents of the measure that ...

  • 16 killed in northwest China coal mine collapse Associated Press - 22 hours ago
    In this photo provided by China's Xinhua News Agency, rescuers work at the accident site after a coal mine collapsed in Tiechanggou township, China's Xinjiang regional capital of Urumqi, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. China's official news agency says 16 coal miners were killed after their shaft collapsed in the country's northwest. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Zhao Ge) NO SALES

    BEIJING (AP) — A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, an official said Saturday, highlighting the persistence of safety problems in the industry despite a leveling off of demand.

  • Europe's bank test aims to strengthen economy Associated Press - Sat, Oct 25, 2014 3:14 AM EDT
    President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi arrives on the second day of an EU summit in Brussels, on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. EU leaders gather for a two-day summit in which they discuss Ebola, climate change and the economy. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank on Sunday will reveal the results of a yearlong search through the books of Europe's 130 biggest banks, a key part of the region's effort to recover from its debt and economic crisis.

  • Stock market's big seesaw gives investors pause Associated Press - Sat, Oct 25, 2014 12:23 AM EDT
    FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, file photo, a specialist works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The market's flux over the past week has given investors pause for thought. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors.

  • Is refinancing your mortgage worth it? Associated Press - Sat, Oct 25, 2014 12:03 AM EDT

    The interest rate pendulum has swung in favor of homeowners again. A steady decline in recent weeks brought down the average rate for a 30-year fixed home loan below 4 percent to 3.92 percent this week, ...

  • Nevada puts stop to ridesharing Uber for now Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 11:20 PM EDT

    It didn't take long for Uber to come to a screeching halt in Nevada. District Court Judge James Russell in Carson City has blocked Uber from offering any rides in the state through at least Nov. 7. A hearing ...

  • Google exec sets records with leap from near-space Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 10:02 PM EDT
    In this Oct. 20, 2014 photo provided by Paragon Space Development Corporation, Google executive Alan Eustace is shown before a test flight for his Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 leap from the edge of space that broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert outside Roswell. Eustace's supersonic jump was part of a project by Paragon Space Development Corp. and its Stratospheric Explorer team, which has been working secretly for years to develop a self-contained commercial spacesuit that would allow people to explore some 20 miles above the Earth's surface.(AP Photo/Paragon Space Development Corporation)

    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space.

  • Shipping company pleads guilty in molasses spill Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 9:28 PM EDT

    HONOLULU (AP) — A shipping company pleaded guilty Friday to criminal charges from a 233,000-gallon molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor, but a federal judge said he wants to examine the legality of $600,000 in community service payments the company has agreed to pay.

  • Union picket lines go up at Taj Mahal casino Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 8:43 PM EDT
    Union picket lines go up at Taj Mahal casino

    The battle over the future of the Trump Taj Mahal entered what could be its final phase on Friday as union picket lines went up outside the struggling casino, which even its would-be savior says is likely ...

  • News outlets seek access in football hazing case Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 7:32 PM EDT

    The Associated Press has joined other media organizations requesting access to juvenile court hearings for seven high school students charged in a football hazing investigation. The AP joined with NJ Advance ...

  • High school grads to get free ride at ND college Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 7:24 PM EDT

    Petrodollars can buy the finer things in life. And in one North Dakota oil county, they will be used to pay for the higher education of every graduate of area high schools, if students want. Williston ...

  • Judge halts New Jersey's sports betting plan Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 7:15 PM EDT

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday granted a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to temporarily stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume decreases Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: AdvSh AccuvestGblOpp : Approximately shares changed hands, a 98.8 decrease from its 65-day average volume. ...

  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage decreases Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: Pandora Media Inc. fell 13.5 percent to $20.00. Premiere Global Services fell 11.0 percent to $10.48. Vaalco ...

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume increases Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on Nasdaq at the close of trading: Amedica Corp. : Approximately 503,100 shares changed hands, a 896.4 percent increase over its 65-day average volume. The shares ...

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume decreases Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on Nasdaq at the close of trading: Baldwin & Lyons Inc. : Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.8 decrease from its 65-day average volume. The shares remained ...

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume increases Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: Brookfield Residential Properties Inc. : Approximately 1,316,400 shares changed hands, a 593.8 percent increase ...

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    A look at Nasdaq 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading: Apple Inc. rose .4 percent to $105.22 with 43,418,700 shares traded. Applied Materials Inc. rose .5 percent to $20.99 with 19,063,100 shares ...

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top supermarkets companies were mixed at the close of trading: Kroger fell $.10 or .2 percent, to $54.19. Safeway rose $.01 or percent, to $34.12. Supervalu fell $.03 or .4 percent, to $8.08. ...

  • Final Glance: Restaurant companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top restaurant companies were up at the close of trading: Brinker International Inc. rose $1.27 or 2.5 percent, to $51.28. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose $5.78 or .9 percent, to $615.78. ...

  • Final Glance: Telecom companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top telecom companies were up at the close of trading: AT&T Inc. rose $.21 or .6 percent, to $33.87. Verizon Communications Inc. rose $.55 or 1.1 percent, to $48.77.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage increases Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: Hudson Valley Holding Corp. rose 21.7 percent to $23.01. Invacare Corp. rose 14.5 percent to $15.04. Gigamon ...

  • Most active New York Stock Exchange-traded stocks Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading: AT&T Inc. rose .6 percent to $33.87 with 28,797,000 shares traded. Bank of America Corp. rose .7 percent to $16.72 with ...

  • Final Glance: Staffing companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top staffing companies were mixed at the close of trading: Kelly Services Inc. class A rose $.17 or 1.0 percent, to $16.67. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell $.02 or .1 percent, to $27.04. ...

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage decreases Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on Nasdaq at the close of trading: Layne Christensen Co. fell 22.7 percent to $6.31. Synaptics Inc. fell 15.2 percent to $62.11. Lakeland Industries Inc. fell ...

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top silver companies were mixed at the close of trading: Hecla Mining Co. fell $.01 or .4 percent, to $2.36. Pan American Silver Corp. fell $.18 or 1.7 percent, to $10.54. Silver Standard ...

  • Final Glance: Utilities companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top utilities companies were up at the close of trading: American Electric Power Co. rose $1.19 or 2.2 percent, to $56.47. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. rose $.49 or .8 percent, to ...

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage increases Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on Nasdaq at the close of trading: Digital River Inc. rose 47.6 percent to $25.65. BJ's Restaurant Inc. rose 27.0 percent to $42.15. Regulus Therapeutics Inc. ...

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top medical devices companies were up at the close of trading: Allergan rose $.84 or .5 percent, to $184.21. Baxter International Inc. rose $.73 or 1.1 percent, to $69.83. Boston Scientific ...

  • Final Glance: Railroad companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top railroad companies were up at the close of trading: CSX rose $.48 or 1.4 percent, to $35.30. Canadian National Railway Co. rose $.56 or .8 percent, to $68.80. Canadian Pacific Railway ...

  • Final Glance: Specialty Retail companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top specialty retail companies were mixed at the close of trading: Autozone Inc. rose $4.48 or .8 percent, to $536.05. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. fell $.47 or .7 percent, to $65.24. Best Buy ...

  • Final Glance: Leisure companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top leisure companies were mixed at the close of trading: Carnival rose $.69 or 1.8 percent, to $38.52. Las Vegas Sands Corp. fell $.48 or .8 percent, to $62.75. MGM Resorts International ...

  • Final Glance: Oil companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top oil companies were mixed at the close of trading: BP PLC unchanged at $42.17. Chevron fell $.28 or .2 percent, to $115.91. ConocoPhillips rose $.07 or .1 percent, to $70.07. Exxon Mobil ...

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top managed care companies were mixed at the close of trading: Aetna fell $.06 or .1 percent, to $78.69. Cigna Corp. rose $.56 or .6 percent, to $92.83. Humana Inc. rose $.48 or .4 percent, ...

  • Final Glance: Pharmaceuticals companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top pharmaceuticals companies were up at the close of trading: Baxter International Inc. rose $.73 or 1.1 percent, to $69.83. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. rose $1.13 or 2.2 percent, to $53.63. ...

  • Final Glance: Media companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top media companies were mixed at the close of trading: Comcast Corp. rose $1.04 or 2.0 percent, to $54.26. Walt Disney Co. rose $.62 or .7 percent, to $88.61. Gannett rose $.19 or .6 percent, ...

  • Final Glance: Machinery companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top machinery companies were mixed at the close of trading: Caterpillar rose $.17 or .2 percent, to $99.44. Deere & Co. rose $.26 or .3 percent, to $85.43. Manitowoc fell $.24 or 1.2 percent, ...

  • Final Glance: Internet companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top internet companies were mixed at the close of trading: Amazon fell $26.12 or 8.3 percent, to $287.06. eBay rose $.33 or .6 percent, to $51.12. Google A fell $4.75 or .9 percent, to $548.90. ...

  • Final Glance: Health Care Equipment companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top health care equipment companies were up at the close of trading: Becton, Dickinson & Co. rose $.73 or .6 percent, to $125.73. Covidien rose $1.19 or 1.3 percent, to $89.64. Patterson ...

  • Final Glance: Insurance companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top insurance companies were up at the close of trading: ACE L rose $1.50 or 1.4 percent, to $106.90. Aflac Inc. rose $.46 or .8 percent, to $58.54. American International Group rose $.54 ...

  • Final Glance: Drugstore companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top drugstore companies were mixed at the close of trading: CVSCaremark rose $.69 or .8 percent, to $84.29. Rite Aid fell $.10 or 2.1 percent, to $4.76. Walgreen rose $.58 or .9 percent, ...

  • Final Glance: Education companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top education companies were mixed at the close of trading: Apollo Group rose $.24 or .9 percent, to $25.91. Career Education Corp. fell $.09 or 1.7 percent, to $5.19. DeVryEd fell $.11 ...

  • Final Glance: Homebuilders companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top homebuilders companies were up at the close of trading: DR Horton rose $.02 or .1 percent, to $22.96. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose $.06 or 1.6 percent, to $3.86. Lennar Corp. rose ...

  • Final Glance: Gold companies Associated Press - Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:35 PM EDT

    Shares of some top gold companies were mixed at the close of trading: Barrick Gold Corp. rose $.07 or .5 percent, to $13.52. Gold Fields rose $.02 or .6 percent, to $3.63. GoldCorp. fell $.08 or .4 percent, ...

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