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April 18, 2018

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials on Wednesday approved two high-voltage transmission line routes in southwestern Idaho aimed at modernizing and improving reliability of the Pacific Northwest’s energy grid.

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s approval is for the two final segments of the Gateway…

Northwest Power Lines

April 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rising costs. Delayed shipments. A baffling bureaucracy.

President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported aluminum and steel are disrupting business for American companies that buy those metals, and many are pressing for relief.

Hundreds of companies are asking the Commerce Department…

Trump Abe US Japan

April 18, 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Georgia publisher has been named the new publisher for The Charlotte Observer.

The North Carolina newspaper announced Wednesday that Rodney Mahone will leave his job as regional president and publisher for the McClatchy-owned Columbus Ledger-Enquirer and The (Macon)…

April 18, 2018

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — An island-wide blackout hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday after an excavator accidentally downed a transmission line, officials said, as the U.S. territory struggles to repair an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria.

Officials said it…

Puerto Rico Blackout

April 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on legislation that would overturn guidance on discrimination in auto loans (all times local):

12:30 p.m.

The GOP-led Senate has voted to block guidance a consumer protection agency issued five years ago to help ensure minority car buyers don’t pay higher interest rates…

April 18, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The lunchtime lines at Dos Toros move faster these days — customers don’t fumble for bills or coins, and employees don’t make change. Since around New Year’s, the Mexican food chain has been cashless.

“For the vast majority of customers, there’s no reaction at all; they’re already…

SmallBiz Small Talk Go Cashless

April 18, 2018

DENVER (AP) — McDonald’s PlayPlaces aren’t becoming pot places, not even in Colorado, the first state with legal recreational marijuana sales.

The fast-food company said there is no truth to a report on social media that 15 restaurants in the state have transformed or plan to transform play areas…

Not Real News McDonalds Marijuana

April 18, 2018

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — In a story sent April 17 about the arrest of two Chevron employees in Venezuela, The Associated Press misstated the title of a former executive who traveled to Caracas last year to meet with President Nicolas Maduro. Ali Moshiri was president of Chevron’s operation in…

April 18, 2018

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares rose on Thursday as improving optimism about the global economy helped investors shake off worries about geopolitical risks for the moment.

KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 0.6 percent to 22,293.97 and South Korea’s Kospi added 0.4 percent to 2,…

Hong Kong Financial Markets-1

April 18, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — I’m not stylish, but I do like my T-shirts soft, my sweaters cozy and my jeans to not be scratchy — all of which is hard to know when shopping online.

Some online retailers have found ways around that, offering free returns to get shoppers to take a chance and click “Buy.” Others…

On The Money Prime Wardrobe Review
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