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The Uber website is displayed on a phone in London, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. London's transport authority said Friday it won't renew Uber's license to operate in the British capital, arguing that it demonstrates a lack of corporate responsibility with implications in public safety and security. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
September 25, 2017 - 6:04 pm
LONDON (AP) — In past skirmishes with local regulators, Uber's playbook under co-founder and now-ousted CEO Travis Kalanick was simple: fight. Now, as brand-new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi deals with a stunning rebuke from London, the playbook gets another page: fight, but offer some diplomatic humility...
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September 25, 2017 - 5:01 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota officials on Monday approved borrowing more cash from the state-owned bank to cover policing costs related to protests over the Dakota Access pipeline. The North Dakota Emergency Commission, headed by Republican Gov. Doug Burgum, voted to borrow an additional $5...
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In this photo taken Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, passengers board an Alaska Airlines jet from the rear using stairs at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska. The airline is retiring its combi planes, Boeing 737-400s designed to be half cargo immediately behind the cockpit and then seating for 72 passengers in the rear. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
September 25, 2017 - 3:58 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Claire Richardson remembers taking off in an airplane uniquely configured for Alaska when a horrible smell seeped into the passenger area. The captain soon came on the speaker to apologize for the odor, which was coming from 70 skittish baby reindeer headed for Texas. "...
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September 25, 2017 - 1:05 pm
FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks are opening modestly lower NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are down today after losses for technology companies overshadowed gains for energy producers and elsewhere. At 12:54 p.m. Eastern time, the Standard & Poor's 500 fell 8 points, to 2,494. The Dow Jones...
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In this 2008 photo, a Convoy Security Element with Company A, 10th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, aligns a re-supply convoy headed out of Forward Operating Base, Warrior, Kirkuk, Iraq. American military contractors operating in Iraq have accused Baghdad of using strong-arm tactics to force them to pay exorbitant taxes, a practice they’ve warned is undermining the mission to defeat the Islamic State extremists. To compel payment of the taxes, which can run into the millions of dollars, they say Iraqi authorities have held up the delivery of critical supplies, including food, fuel and water, bound for U.S.-led coalition forces combating the insurgents.(U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jason Jordan via AP)
September 25, 2017 - 12:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — American military contractors operating in Iraq are accusing Baghdad of employing strong-arm tactics to make them pay exorbitant income taxes, a practice they've warned the Trump administration is hampering the fight against Islamic State extremists. To force payment of the taxes...
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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks during a press conference in Sydney, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. Australia announced on Monday it would create its own space agency to increase its share of the $330 billion space economy. Turnbull said the agency would be part of Australia's development of an innovation and science economy. But the government has provided few specifics. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP)
September 25, 2017 - 10:45 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia announced on Monday it will create its own space agency to increase its share of the $330 billion space economy. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the agency would be part of Australia's development of an innovation and science economy. But the government has...
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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks during a press conference in Sydney, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. Australia announced on Monday it would create its own space agency to increase its share of the $330 billion space economy. Turnbull said the agency would be part of Australia's development of an innovation and science economy. But the government has provided few specifics. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP)
September 25, 2017 - 10:45 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia announced on Monday it will create its own space agency to increase its share of the $330 billion space economy. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the agency would be part of Australia's development of an innovation and science economy. But the government has...
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September 25, 2017 - 9:01 am
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss robotics and industrial machinery maker ABB is buying the electrification services unit of U.S. conglomerate General Electric in a deal valued at $2.6 billion, boosting its presence in its crucial North American market. The deal between ABB, which provides high-tech equipment...
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September 24, 2017 - 5:12 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — More than 45 flights headed to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport were temporarily diverted after an alarm activated at the air traffic control tower. The Arizona Republic reported that Phoenix Fire crews responded to the alarm around 8:45 a.m. Sunday. A spokeswoman for Sky...
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In this Sept. 5, 2017 photo, David Blittersdorf, right, and Charlie Moore pose in Barre, Vt., in front of one of a dozen passenger rail cars Blittersdorf bought to try to jump-start a commuter rail system in Vermont. Moore, a long-time rail expert in the state, is working to make that happen. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring)
September 24, 2017 - 11:29 am
BARRE, Vt. (AP) — An energy entrepreneur wants to set up a commuter rail system to further his vision of weaning Vermont from fossil fuels and getting cars off the highways, and he has taken the first step toward moving it beyond the theoretical by buying a dozen rail cars. David Blittersdorf spent...
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