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Senators get no clear answers on air bag safety
WASHINGTON (AP) — There were apologies and long-winded explanations, but after nearly four hours of testimony about exploding air bags, senators never got a clear answer to the question most people have: whether or not their cars are safe. A...
Nov 21, 2014 | 10:21 AM
Gift Guide: 3 ways to watch streaming video on TV
Gift Guide: 3 ways to watch streaming video on TV NEW YORK (AP) — Even casual viewers of online video will appreciate the ability to watch it on a big-screen TV. Content selection varies, but all offer such basics as Netflix, Hulu and YouTube. A...
Nov 21, 2014 | 10:21 AM
Russian FM: politics must not affect oil decisions
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's foreign minister said Friday that political issues should not influence decisions on global oil production, even as the country's economy takes a hit from falling oil prices. When asked whether Russia was willing to cut oil...
Nov 21, 2014 | 10:21 AM
Asia stocks dulled by weak economic reports
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were lackluster Friday as positive economic news from the U.S. was tempered by weakness in Europe, China and Japan. Sales of previously occupied homes increased in October on an annual basis for the...
Nov 21, 2014 | 10:21 AM
Kozy Shack recalls some puddings over labeling
ARDEN HILLS, Minn. (AP) — Pudding maker Kozy Shack Enterprises is recalling some of its puddings because they are not labeled as containing milk. The voluntary recall involves 4-ounce cups of Foodservice Kozy Shack Simply Well Chocolate Pudding. The...
Nov 21, 2014 | 10:21 AM
Greek budget forecasts stronger growth next year
The budget submitted Friday projected Greece's primary surplus — state income without taking into account interest payments on outstanding debt — of 3 percent of gross domestic product. Greece has relied on bailout funds from other eurozone...
Nov 21, 2014 | 10:21 AM
Dow Chemical agrees to add board members
Shares of the specialty chemicals maker rose 2.6 percent to $52.82 in morning trading Friday. [...] Point says Dow is its biggest investment.
Nov 21, 2014 | 10:21 AM
French investigate HSBC over possible tax dodging
PARIS (AP) — HSBC bank was placed under formal investigation in France over services it offered to clients required to pay taxes in France, just days after the private banking branch was charged in Belgium with organized fiscal fraud. France's...
Nov 21, 2014 | 10:21 AM
Tribal head to speed North Dakota pipeline talks
Oneok Inc., the biggest operator of natural gas pipelines and processing plants in North Dakota, wants to build a 20-mile-long pipeline to capture natural gas from oil wells in Dunn County and move it to an existing pipeline network nearby. About a...
Nov 21, 2014 | 10:21 AM
CEOs in 10 big mergers to get $430M: Equilar study
The CEOs who've decided to sell in the 10 biggest U.S. deals this year are set to rake in an estimated $430 million in "golden parachute" payments, according to a study done by pay-tracking firm Equilar at the request of The Associated Press...
Nov 21, 2014 | 10:21 AM