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  • Chrysler recalls Jeep SUVs for ignition switches

    DETROIT (AP) — The ignition switch defects that engulfed General Motors are now a rapidly growing problem at Chrysler. Chrysler said Tuesday it is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUVs worldwide because the ignition switches could fall out of the "run" position, shutting off the engine and...

  • Exxon Mobil says it'll follow new anti-bias rules

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Exxon Mobil Corp. has said it will comply with the new protections for gay and transgender employees required of federal contractors, while still sidestepping the question of whether it will formalize that by changing the language of its corporate policy. Following...

  • Michigan approves 9 projects to add 3,900 jobs

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan on Tuesday approved state incentives for nine economic development projects expected to bring about 3,900 jobs, nearly half from General Motors consolidating engineering jobs from outside the state at a site in Michigan. Most of the new jobs and estimated $1...

  • Mohegans break ground for first chain restaurant

    UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — The Mohegan Tribe is breaking ground for the first of 15 planned "Arooga's Grille House and Sports Bar" chain restaurants in New England. It's part of an effort by the tribe, which owns and operates Mohegan Sun Casino, to diversify its businesses. The tribe and...

  • Discover Financial's 2Q profit jumps 7 percent

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Discover Financial Services' net income grew 7 percent in the second quarter as credit card spending and overall loans increased from a year ago. The results beat Wall Street's expectations. The credit card issuer and lender said Tuesday that card loans and sales volume for...

  • Crash sends industrial soap into Blackfoot River

    BONNER, Mont. (AP) — A tractor-trailer that crashed Tuesday on Montana Highway 200 spilled chemicals used to make industrial soap into the Blackfoot River, the Montana Highway Patrol said. The driver told the patrol that his right front tire blew as he was rounding a corner about 2 miles east...

  • Report: Film production generated 15,900 jobs

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico has created one job for every $8,519 spent on tax incentives to attract film and television productions during the past five years, according to a state-commissioned study released Tuesday. Film-production spending created nearly 15,900 full-time jobs and...

  • Legal marijuana milestone heads for Seattle museum

    SEATTLE (AP) — The first recreational marijuana sold legally in Seattle will be put on display at the city's Museum of History and Industry after a woman donated part of her purchase Tuesday. Deb Greene, a 65-year-old retiree, waited all night to be first in line at the Cannabis City store...

  • Dan Borislow, magicJack inventor, dies at 52

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dan Borislow, the inventor of magicJack and a pioneer in developing phone calls over the Internet, died Monday, officials at the company he founded said. He was 52. A spokeswoman for MagicJack Vocaltec Ltd., said he died of a heart attack. In a statement,...

  • Winning calls by Levy forecasters over decades

    It's a forecast so out of the mainstream, it's hard to believe: a U.S. economy in recession next year, triggered by steep downturns abroad. But its author, David Levy, 59, comes from a family of forecasters with a good record of bucking conventional wisdom. A look at their calls through the...

  • Delay sought in Atlantic City casino closings

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Three Atlantic City-area lawmakers want state casino regulators to force the Showboat and Trump Plaza casinos to remain open at least four more months to let prospective buyers kick the tires. Sen. James Whelan, a former Atlantic City mayor, and Assemblymen Vince...

  • Contrarian's case: Why US could dip into recession

    NEW YORK (AP) — Just as the U.S. economy is strengthening, other countries are threatening to drag it down. Employers in the U.S. are creating jobs at the fastest pace since the late 1990s and the economy finally looks ready to expand at a healthy rate. But sluggish growth in France, Italy,...

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    ___ Contrarian's case: Why US could dip into recession NEW YORK (AP) — Just as the U.S. economy is strengthening, other countries are threatening to drag it down. Employers in the U.S. are creating jobs at the fastest pace since the late 1990s and the economy finally looks ready to expand...

  • Siblings sue Arizona candidate over trust money

    PHOENIX (AP) — A lawsuit filed by siblings of Wil Cardon accuses the Mesa businessman and candidate for Arizona secretary of state of abusing family trust funds with spending on his unsuccessful U.S. Senate candidacy in 2012 and more recently to support a lavish lifestyle. The suit filed July...

  • Oops! EPA goes off topic, tweets about Kardashian

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture Tuesday, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian. The verified Twitter account for the EPA's Office of Water mistakenly published a message Monday...



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