Amazon's profit more than doubles on cloud computing growth
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Amazon's profit more than doubles on cloud computing growth

Amazon's push into advertising and cloud computing is paying off, helping the online shopping giant's first quarter profit more than double from a year ago.

Danger from California wildfires pushes newsrooms to unite
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Danger from California wildfires pushes newsrooms to unite

Media outlets have banded together to put a spotlight on policy issues that can reduce deaths and destruction from wildfires

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Corvette plant adding 400 workers ahead of new model rollout

General Motors says it is adding a second shift and more than 400 hourly jobs at its Kentucky plant that produces the Chevrolet Corvette

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3M and Altria tumble while Facebook and Comcast rise

3M and Altria tumble while Facebook and Comcast rise

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Trucker Celadon reaches $42M settlement with government

An Indianapolis-based trucking company has agreed to pay $42.2 million in restitution to settle securities fraud charges stemming from falsely reporting inflated profits and assets to investors beginning in 2016

Southwest CEO 'not happy' about Max crisis but backs Boeing
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Southwest CEO 'not happy' about Max crisis but backs Boeing

At Southwest Airlines, rising costs offset solid ticket sales, causing first-quarter profit to fall 16% to $387 million

California approves free phones, internet for foster youth
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California approves free phones, internet for foster youth

Young people in California's foster system will have access to free cellphones and internet access under a program that supporters say will bridge a digital divide.

Utility eyes early retirement for Wyoming coal-fired units
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Utility eyes early retirement for Wyoming coal-fired units

A utility company is considering early retirement for one Wyoming coal-fired power plant and part of another to keep down costs

3M shares sink on earnings, outlook and job cuts
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3M shares sink on earnings, outlook and job cuts

3M shares sink after lackluster earnings, lowered outlook and plans to cut 2,000 jobs globally

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Markets Right Now: 3M leads declines in industrial stocks

Major U.S. stock indexes ended mostly lower on Wall Street, dragged down by losses in several industrial companies.