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February 23, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Google-bred company accuses Uber of self-driving car theft...

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$9.5 million in penalties in platform blast, Gulf violations

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February 23, 2017 at 7:53 pm | NEW ORLEANS (AP) An oil industry services company will pay $9.5 million in penalties for Gulf of Mexico safety violations and for pollution from a 2012 offshore platform fire that killed three work...

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Alaska AG says feds couldn't overturn state's pot law

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February 23, 2017 at 7:02 pm | ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) A representative for the Alaska attorney general's office said a change in how the federal government enforces its own marijuana laws would not affect state marijuana laws. ...

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Google-bred company accuses Uber of self-driving car theft

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February 23, 2017 at 6:24 pm | SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A self-driving car company founded by Google is colliding with ride-haling service Uber in a court battle revolving around allegations of betrayal, high-tech espionage and greed....

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Sessions: US to continue use of privately run prisons

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February 23, 2017 at 5:58 pm | WASHINGTON (AP) Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled Thursday his strong support for the federal government's continued use of private prisons, reversing an Obama administration directive to pha...

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Dakota Access oil pipeline camp cleared of protesters

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February 23, 2017 at 5:51 pm | CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) Authorities on Thursday cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better part of a year, searching tents and huts and arre...

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NAFTA in Trump era is focus at US-Mexico trade forum

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February 23, 2017 at 5:38 pm | EL PASO, Texas (AP) Mexican and U.S. business leaders attending a large trade conference in the border town of El Paso said Thursday that their sectors will survive despite threats by President Don...

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Lawmakers consider boost to service industry worker rights

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February 23, 2017 at 5:15 pm | SALEM, Ore. (AP) Baristas, bartenders, seasonal workers and others in Oregon's robust service industry are at the center of early discussions in Salem about whether to afford them guaranteed pay an...

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Figures on government spending and debt

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February 23, 2017 at 4:16 pm | WASHINGTON (AP) Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars. The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Total public debt subject to limit Feb. 22$19,898,448St...

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