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  • Korean Air chief in line to lead Pyeongchang Games

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games. Cho Yang-ho, chairman of Korean conglomerate Hanjin Group, said in a statement released by the company...

  • HK pro-democracy news site folds, citing pressure

    HONG KONG (AP) — A popular Hong Kong pro-democracy website has closed, citing political pressure, the latest sign of mounting tensions as the semiautonomous Chinese city braces for a possible shutdown of its financial center by activists fighting Beijing's desire to limit democratic reforms....

  • Exec from Nebraska tribe honored for leadership

    WINNEBAGO, Neb. (AP) — The leader of the Winnebago Tribe's economic development company is receiving a national award for leading a successful minority-owned business. Ho-Chunk President and CEO Lance Morgan will be honored in Washington, D.C., during events promoting minority business...

  • Nissan profit rises on strong sales, cheap yen

    TOKYO (AP) — Nissan's quarterly profit rose nearly 37 percent, helped by a favorable exchange rate and healthy sales in North America and China. Nissan Motor Co. reported Monday a better-than-expected net profit of 112 billion yen ($1.1 billion) for the April-June first fiscal quarter, up...

  • US exports help Germany increase coal, pollution

    LUENEN, Germany (AP) — One of Germany's newest coal-fired power plants rises here from the banks of a 100-year-old canal that once shipped coal mined from the Ruhr Valley to the world. Now the coal comes the other way. The 750-megawatt Trianel Kohlekraftwerk Luenen GmbH & Co. power plant...

  • 5 things to know about coal trade, global warming

    As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off polluting fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution. Here are five things to know about the issue: 1. AS...

  • NOLA to host top travel trade show in 2016

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans will host the largest travel industry show in North America in 2016. The U.S. Travel Association's show, called IPW, was last held in New Orleans in 2002. The group had planned to hold the five-day show in Greater Miami and The Beaches. However, the City of...

  • Ex-majority shareholder of Yukos Oil Co: court has ordered Russia to pay it over $50 billion

    LONDON (AP) — Ex-majority shareholder of Yukos Oil Co: court has ordered Russia to pay it over $50 billion.

  • Man arrested in Las Vegas Strip casino robbery

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of robbing the Bellagio hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Jesse Jones was booked Sunday morning into the Clark County jail after being arrested by police at a Las Vegas resort on Saturday night. He's accused of robbing a...

  • Professors object to FAA restrictions on drone use

    WASHINGTON (AP) — University and college professors are complaining that government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research. In a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration on Friday, 30 professors said a clarification the agency issued last month on...

  • Activists stage protest against foie gras in Reno

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — About 20 activists gathered outside a Reno museum to protest the serving of duck and goose liver pate in a public building. Billy Howard of the group called Foie Gras Free Reno says activists were upset a local company rented the Wilbur D. May Museum and offered meals that...

  • Manhattan Moment: Professional licenses, not taxes, are the biggest barriers to small business creation

    What is the biggest challenge faced by small businesses today? Surprisingly the answer is not high taxes — it is professional licensing requirements.

  • The fight in Congress that has Democrats defending big business

    In the battle to renew the Export-Import Bank, Senate Democrats are lining up behind the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, while many Republicans are in sympathy with Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the iconic foe of crony capitalism.

  • Billionaire Obama adviser: Punish companies that ignore climate change

    The climate change debate took a sharp left turn on Tuesday when several former cabinet secretaries, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a key Wall Street donor to environmental causes said companies that don't buy into global warming should be punished and penalized.

  • Oops: Here's who wound up with half a million dollars in federal money

    Nearly $500,000 in Indiana venture capital funds wound up going to a startup business headed by the very man whose firm had been hired by Indiana to manage the venture capital fund.



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