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Stocks fall day after Nasdaq passes 5,000 mark
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks fell from record highs on Tuesday and the Nasdaq dropped below 5,000 a day after passing that milestone for the first time since the dot-com era 15 years ago. The losses were modest but broad, with eight industry sectors in the Standard and Poor’s 500 index falling. Highe...
By Bernard Condon The Associated Press FULL STORY
U.S. running out of room to store oil; price collapse next?
NEW YORK — The U.S. has so much crude that it is running out of places to put it, and that could drive oil and gasoline prices even lower in the coming months. For the past seven weeks, the United States has been producing and importing an average of 1 million more barrels of oil every day than i...
By Jonathan Fahey The Associated Press FULL STORY
Tesla offers concessions to help pass Connecticut bill
HARTFORD, Conn. — Electric-car maker Tesla Motors on Tuesday offered to make some compromises to help state lawmakers pass legislation this year allowing direct sales to Connecticut consumers. Tesla currently operates a repair shop in Milford but state law prevents it from selling cars straight t...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
SolarCity sues SRP over new fee for rooftop solar customers
PHOENIX — A major player in the rooftop solar industry is suing Arizona power company Salt River Project for adopting new fees for homeowners who install rooftop solar panels. San Mateo-based SolarCity Corp. says in the federal lawsuit announced Tuesday that SRP’s average $50 per month fee on n...
By Bob Christie The Associated Press FULL STORY
Venture capitalist testifies in Silicon Valley sex-bias suit
SAN FRANCISCO — A legendary billionaire investor defended his Silicon Valley venture capital firm Tuesday while testifying in a high-profile sex discrimination lawsuit that has accused the firm of being an all-boys club where women were denied chances to advance and treated as second-class citizen...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Airlines reject rechargeable battery shipments
WASHINGTON — Two major U.S airlines say they will no longer accept rechargeable battery shipments as new government tests confirm that explosions and violent fires are likely to occur when large numbers of batteries enclosed in cargo containers overheat. Tests conducted last month by the Federal ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
California shuts down oil wells to protect ground water
FRESNO — A dozen wells used to pump oil-and-gas in California’s Central Valley have been ordered to stop production to protect underground drinking-water from contamination, officials said Tuesday. The operators of 10 oil wells in Kern County voluntarily stopped production, while two were issu...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Popeyes CEO on rivals, why deep-fried wins on menus
NEW YORK — Popeyes CEO Cheryl Bachelder isn’t shy about sharing her opinion of competitors’ chicken. The 58-year-old executive’s frankness isn’t surprising considering Popeyes turnaround during her tenure represents a vindication of sorts. In her upcoming book, Bachelder recounts a low po...
The Associated Press FULL STORY

Daily Journal Quick Poll
What do you think of the fact that Hillary Clinton used her personal email while she was secretary of state?

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South Korean media say US ambassador attacked and hurt
SEOUL, South Korea — U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was attacked by a man wielding a razor and screa..
House panel issues subpoena for Clinton’s personal emails
WASHINGTON — A House committee investigating the deadly 2012 terror attack on a U.S. mission i..
US clears officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department won't prosecute a former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in..
Justices sharply divided over health care law subsidies
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is sharply divided over the tax subsidies that make insurance affor..
McDonald's dropping human antibiotics from chicken
NEW YORK — McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to..
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