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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2016, file photo, an oil tanker approaches the new Jetty during the launch of a $650 million oil facility in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. The state-run Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. will put a minority stake in its gas station subsidiary up on the local stock market. The company made the announcement on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, saying 10 percent of ADNOC Distribution will go onto the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange pending regulatory approval. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
November 13, 2017 - 2:45 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The state-run Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. will put a minority stake in its gas station subsidiary up on the local stock market. The company made the announcement on Monday, saying at least 10 percent of ADNOC Distribution will go onto the Abu Dhabi Securities...
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October 31, 2017 - 6:27 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Investors will soon have another way to make or lose money on the digital currency bitcoin. CME Group plans to open a futures market for bitcoin before the end of the year, if the Chicago-based exchange can get approval from U.S. regulators. Tuesday's announcement is likely to give...
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October 17, 2017 - 10:11 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Securities regulators are investigating the failure of a nuclear reactor construction project in South Carolina. SCANA told investors in a release Tuesday the company will "fully cooperate" with the probe by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. SCANA, parent company of...
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In this Feb. 11. 2017 photo, Bill Akins, right, speaks during a Pasco Planning Commission hearing in New Port Richey, Fla. Akins was the first to file a patent for an attachment to a semiautomatic rifle that would enable it to fire bullets at a rate approximating that of an automatic weapon. Authorities said the Las Vegas shooter had a dozen similar devices, known as "bump stocks,” in his hotel room. (Brendan Fitterer/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
October 09, 2017 - 4:26 pm
Two decades before a secretive gambler lugged an arsenal that included 12 "bump stocks" into a Las Vegas hotel room and opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers, a 40-something ex-Marine was tinkering in his Florida garage, looking for a fresh take on an old idea. Inspired by footage of the heavy...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrives at the Muniz National Guard Air Base, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. The trip comes days after U.S President Donald Trump visited Puerto Rico and praised relief efforts without mentioning the criticism that the federal response has drawn. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
October 06, 2017 - 8:33 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting in Las Vegas (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit Las Vegas this weekend to take part in a ceremony marking the deadliest shooting rampage in modern U.S. history. City officials said Friday that the vice...
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Shooting instructor Frankie McRae aims an AR-15 rifle fitted with a "bump stock" at his 37 PSR Gun Club in Bunnlevel, N.C., on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. The stock uses the recoil of the semiautomatic rifle to let the finger "bump" the trigger, making it different from a fully automatic machine gun, which are illegal for most civilians to own. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)
October 06, 2017 - 5:21 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — When the National Rifle Association urged the government to revisit whether "bump stocks" should be restricted, it immediately raised eyebrows. Why would the nation's leading gun-rights organization, not known for compromise, be willing to bend even just a bit when it wields perhaps...
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This combination photo shows actors, Rose McGowan at a premiere in Los Angeles on April 15, 2015, left, and Ashley Judd in Beverly Hilla, Calif. on July 25, 2017. Producer Harvey Weinstein is taking a leave of absence from his company after The New York Times released a report alleging decades of sexual harassment against women, including employees and actress Ashley Judd. The Times reports two company officials say at least eight women have received settlements, including actress Rose McGowan. (AP Photo/File)
October 05, 2017 - 8:00 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. WHO'S TAKING SURPRISING STANCE ON GUN CONTROL The NRA voices support for the regulation of "bump stocks," the devices the Las Vegas shooter apparently used to effectively automate his weapons...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing with senior military leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, as Defense Secretary Jim Mattis listens. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 05, 2017 - 6:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the idea in Congress of banning "bump stocks" like the device used by the Las Vegas shooter (all times local): 6:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says his administration is considering whether "bump stock" devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to perform more like...
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August 25, 2017 - 10:41 am
MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said Friday that it evaluates any potential industrial deals that come its way, but that it had nothing to add to a previous statement that it had not been approached by the Chinese SUV maker Great Wall with an offer for its Jeep brand. In response to a...
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FILE -- In this Dec. 1, 2015 file photo, parole agents Andrew Correa, left, and Clint Cooley, right, talk with a sex-offender parolee they located by tracking the global positioning device he wears, in Sacramento, There are as many homeless sex offenders in California now as 2½ years ago when a state Supreme Court ruling that overturned restrictions on where they can live was seen as a way to increase housing options and allow law enforcement to better track them. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file)
July 29, 2017 - 10:57 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has as many homeless sex offenders now as it did 2½ years ago, when a state Supreme Court ruling that overturned restrictions on where they could live was seen as a way to increase housing options and allow law enforcement to better track them. Sex offenders...
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