Hearing reveals chilling details of fatal Southwest flight
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Hearing reveals chilling details of fatal Southwest flight

The harrowing details from a fatal Southwest flight in April are being released for the first time Wednesday during a hearing with the National Transportation Safety Board

Stung by Amazon's rejection, cities look on the bright side
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Stung by Amazon's rejection, cities look on the bright side

The 18 North American cities that were not picked by Amazon for its new headquarters are bearing the rejection with a mix of reflection, disappointment and some optimism

May wins Cabinet backing for Brexit deal but pitfalls remain
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May wins Cabinet backing for Brexit deal but pitfalls remain

In a hard-won victory, British Prime Minister Theresa May has persuaded her Cabinet to back a draft divorce agreement with the European Union, a decision that triggers the final steps in the long and rocky road to Brexit

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Analyst: California budget 'in remarkably good shape'

California's budget is in remarkably good shape as fiscally conservative Gov. Jerry Brown prepares to hand off to governor-elect Gavin Newsom

Incentives to Amazon could top $2.8 billion in NYC
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Incentives to Amazon could top $2.8 billion in NYC

New York City and state officials are offering Amazon nearly $3 billion in grants and tax breaks to locate one of its new headquarters in the Long Island City section of Queens

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APNewsBreak: Prison group faces lawsuit over immigrant wages

The operator of one of the largest private prison systems in the United States is facing a class action lawsuit from formerly detained immigrants who say they were paid as little as $1 per day as part of "volunteer" work programs

Next generation of biotech food heading for grocery stores
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Next generation of biotech food heading for grocery stores

First foods made from gene-edited plants getting close to the grocery aisles, a different technology than today's GMOs, but will shoppers buy?

The Latest: Germany says UK Cabinet Brexit OK 'great relief'
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The Latest: Germany says UK Cabinet Brexit OK 'great relief'

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says "it's a great relief" the UK Cabinet and the European Union's top executive have accepted the draft Brexit deal

Markets Right Now: Tech, banks lead US stock indexes lower
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Markets Right Now: Tech, banks lead US stock indexes lower

Technology companies and banks led stocks lower on Wall Street, extending the market's slide to a fifth day.

Sides spar over water permit for refinery near national park
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Sides spar over water permit for refinery near national park

North Dakota water officials say a company developing an oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park has supplied adequate information to justify drawing water from an underwater aquifer