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Average price of US gas jumps 10 cents, to $3 a gallon

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. jumped 10 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.00. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the price has spiked 41 cents over the past three months. Lundberg says the increase...


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The Latest: Mnuchin says US-China putting trade war on hold

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-China trade talks (all times local): 10:05 a.m. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the United States and China are “putting the trade war on hold” after two days of talks that he says produced meaningful progress. Despite not getting China to agree to trim...


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International military company to be based in New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A multinational company that develops and builds equipment for military use worldwide is choosing Portsmouth, New Hampshire, as its U.S. headquarters. Revision Military will be opening its offices at Pease International Tradeport. Republican Gov. Chris Sununu says the move...


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Eels break records in Maine, where they sell for big money

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — America’s only significant state fishery for baby eels has blown past records for value as high demand from overseas aquaculture companies is driving prices to new heights. Fishermen in Maine search for the eels, called elvers, in rivers and streams every spring so they can...


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Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks The Latest: Mnuchin says US-China putting trade war on hold Average price of US gas jumps 10 cents, to $3 a gallon Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019...


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Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year. The Trump administration missed an informal deadline last Thursday that had been set by House Speaker Paul Ryan to get a revamped North American Free...


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UAE to loosen visa rules for investors and innovators

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates, home to financial hubs Abu Dhabi and Dubai, is loosening its residency laws and will grant long-term visas for up to 10 years to investors and highly-skilled professionals. The 10-year residency visas will be granted to specialists in...


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Database will give police info on people with disabilities

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new database will alert Ohio law enforcement officers about motorists and passengers with communication disabilities who could be mistaken for someone impaired or a threat. The Blade reports the Legislature approved creating the database at the urging of Jenny Hughes, of...


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Mnuchin says Trump putting trade war with China 'on hold'

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Trump administration is putting its trade war with China “on hold” after two days of talks in Washington that he said had produced agreement on increased Chinese purchases of American products and measures to...


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In 'Deadpool' versus 'Avengers,' foul-mouthed hero wins weekend

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. This weekend, Marvel superheroes went up against a Marvel anti-hero, and the so-called merc with the mouth came out on top. “Deadpool 2,” a sequel to the surprise 2016 21st Century Fox hit, collected $125 million on its opening weekend in theaters in the U.S. and Canada,...


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