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Arizona journalism saga has poisoning claim, nasty divorce

Arizona journalism saga has poisoning claim, nasty divorce

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — An award-winning Arizona newspaper publisher and his wife are locked in a bizarre divorce case that has morphed into something more: a journalism ethics saga.
Virgin Galactic tourism rocket ship reaches space in test

Virgin Galactic tourism rocket ship reaches space in test

MOJAVE, Calif. — Virgin Galactic's tourism spaceship climbed more than 50 miles high above California's Mojave Desert on Thursday, reaching for the first time what the company considers the boundary of space.
Councillors in Toronto, Ottawa vote to allow retail cannabis stores

Councillors in Toronto, Ottawa vote to allow retail cannabis stores

TORONTO — Councillors in Toronto have voted to allow retail pot shops in Canada's most populous city. Councillors voted 20-4 Thursday evening to allow privately run cannabis stores to operate in Toronto.
Starbucks to expand delivery in US, China

Starbucks to expand delivery in US, China

NEW YORK — Starbucks is expanding delivery to more stores in the U.S. and China as it tries to accelerate growth in those two markets. The company says it will offer delivery from 2,000 U.S. stores by next summer through a partnership with Uber Eats.

Delta's 2019 forecast helps send airline stocks lower

Delta Air Lines said Thursday that its profit will rise next year but not as much as Wall Street expected, and that helped push airline stocks lower.
Feds: US fishermen had good year aided by lobsters, scallops

Feds: US fishermen had good year aided by lobsters, scallops

PORTLAND, Maine — U.S. commercial fishing generated more than $144 billion in sales in 2016, buoyed by growth in key species such as sea scallops and American lobsters, the federal government reported on Thursday.

No. 2 gas-producing state moves to curb air pollution

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Apple to build new Austin hub, expand in other tech hotbeds

AUSTIN, Texas — Apple plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, that will create at least 5,000 jobs ranging from engineers to call- centre agents while adding more lustre to a Southwestern city that has already become a bustling tech hub.

Waterton investor fund pushing for new board of directors at Hudbay Minerals

TORONTO — An activist investor in Hudbay Minerals Inc. says it will push for a new slate of directors at the company's next annual meeting after accusing the board of mismanagement. Waterton Global Resource Management Inc.

Court tosses permit for pipeline to cross Appalachian Trail

RICHMOND, Va. — A permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross two national forests, including parts of the Appalachian Trail, was thrown out Thursday by a federal appeals court that harshly criticized regulators for approving the proposal.
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