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Drone rescue off Australian beach heralded as world-first

By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy...

US stock indexes move higher in late-afternoon trading

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Retailers and consumer goods companies led U.S. stock indexes higher in late-afternoon trading Friday, on track to end the week...

Maybe next time: Cities see failed Amazon bids as trial runs

By COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — For some of the 200-plus cities knocked out of the running for Amazon’s second headquarters, the effort may...

Red Lobster’s plan: Kitchen upgrades, small-plate dishes

By JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — What’s on the menu for Red Lobster’s future? Delivery, online ordering and snack-friendly dishes, such as...

Tax law gives unexpected break to farmers who sell to co-ops

By STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Key senators and farm groups are trying to fix a provision in the federal tax overhaul that gave...

Sony disc plant in Terre Haute laying off 375 workers

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A western Indiana disc plant has told the state it’s laying off 375 workers there beginning in March. Sony DADC...

Tax law brings big paper losses, long-term gains to US banks

By KEN SWEET AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Big U.S. banks have been reporting billions of dollars in paper losses this month as they...

GE to pay $15B for past mistakes amid breakup speculation

By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — General Electric Co. will pay $15 billion to make up for the miscalculations of an insurance...

Harter is chief of staff at Taylor

Longtime Taylor University advancement administrator Sherri Harter has been named Chief of Staff by President Paul Lowell Haines. Harter has served Taylor, based in Upland,...

Toys R Us files for Chapter 11

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Toys R Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in long-term debt, has filed for Chapter 11...