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    Ohio businessman given deportation stay taken into custody

    CINCINNATI (AP) An Ohio businessman who has lived in the United States for 38 years and had been granted a temporary stay of deportation to his native Jordan was taken into custody Tuesday by federal immigration officials.Youngstown businessman...

    By Lisa Cornwell, Associated Press|

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    Consumer watchdog considering repeal of payday lending rule

    NEW YORK (AP) The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has decided to reconsider a key set of rules enacted last year that would have protected consumers against harmful payday lenders.The bureau, which came under control of the Trump...

    By Ken Sweet, AP Business Writer|

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    How major US stock indexes fared on Tuesday

    U.S. stocks closed lower Tuesday, erasing an early gain that briefly sent the Dow Jones industrial average past 26,000 points for the first time.Losses by industrial and technology companies accounted for much of the slide. Energy stocks also...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

    iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending January 14, 2018:iTunes Movies US Charts:1. American Made2. It (2017)3. The Foreigner (2017)4. Dunkirk (2017)5. Battle of the Sexes6. Home Again (2017)7. Kingsman: The Golden Circle8. Megan Leavey9. The...

    By The Associated Press|

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    Insurance bills look to address complaints about wildfires

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) California lawmakers said Tuesday they're introducing a variety of bills to protect consumers who lose their homes in major disasters a response to complaints about insurance companies from people who lost their homes...

    By Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press|

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    State attorneys general sue to block net-neutrality repeal

    NEW YORK (AP) A group of attorneys general for 21 states and the District of Columbia has sued to block the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net-neutrality rules .These rules barred companies like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon from...

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    Markets Right Now: Dow Jones industrials recede from 26,000

    The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):4 p.m.Losses by industrial and technology companies pulled stocks lower, erasing an early gain that sent the Dow Jones industrial average past 26,000 points for the first...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Business

    Concept cars from Japan automakers offer glimpse into future

    DETROIT (AP) Japanese vehicle brands are exploring new design ideas and figuring out what sets them apart from their U.S. and European rivals with new prototype vehicles.Nissan, Infiniti and Lexus are all unveiling new concept cars at the...

    By Dee-ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer|

  • Entertainment

    The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

    Audible.com best-sellers for week ending January 12:Fiction1. Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes, narrated by Jeff Woodman (Recorded Books)2. Island by Aldous Huxley, narrated by Simon Vance (Tantor Audio)3. Artemis by Andy Weir, narrated by...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Business

    Minnesota governor seeks to borrow $1.5B for construction

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Gov. Mark Dayton urged skeptical lawmakers Tuesday to borrow $1.5 billion to fund overdue improvements to college campuses, water infrastructure and various other public construction projects, a request nearly twice as...

    By Kyle Potter, Associated Press|

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