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Police say they have asked prosecutors to file charges against the former head of Eletronuclear, the state-owned company that operates Brazil's two nuclear power plants, for his suspected role in a bribery scandal.
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A line of rotary tools that can overheat and melt are among this week's recalled consumer products.
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a potato genetically engineered to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine and that still damages crops.
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A spokesman for Royal Dutch Shell PLC says he's not sure when exploratory drilling will resume off Alaska's northwest coast after high winds and waves shut down operations Wednesday.
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Apple's online music subscription service is losing a key player as millions of listeners near the end of a free three-month trial period that has drawn mixed reviews.
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All times are Eastern TUESDAY, Sept. 2 WASHINGTON — Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for August, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for July, 10 a.m.
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Oil futures added to gains after data from Baker Hughes released Friday showed that the number of active oil-drilling rigs edged higher, but the total number of active rigs fell.
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A former Ohio deputy treasurer who fled to Pakistan in the face of a 15-year prison sentence for a kickback scheme delivered a public apology before a federal judge on Friday and was sent to begin his time in U.S. prison.
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A judge has thrown out lawsuits filed by New Jersey consumers who said supermarkets fooled them into paying more for bread by advertising it was made fresh in their stores.
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Twitter Inc. said Friday that it would increase the percentage of women in the company to 35% and the percentage of women in leadership roles to 25%, among other diversity goals.
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Shares of GameStop skidded Friday after the video game retailer reported strong second-quarter results but gave a forecast that disappointed Wall Street.
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Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer says that incoming economic data and market developments will likely determine whether the Fed boosts interest rates in September.
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Shares of Freeport-McMoRan jumped Friday, a day after it announced cost-cutting plans and activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed that he bought a stake in the mining company.
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All records will be unsealed in the lawsuit over Rhode Island's failed $75 million deal with ex-Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's video game company 38 Studios, a judge ruled Friday.
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Shares of SolarCity Corp. extended gains for a second session Friday following a Morgan Stanley upgrade, putting them on track to gain more than 20% for the week.