Business

Americold in Clearfield launches $30 million expansion that'll create 50 jobs

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A new Americold refrigerated warehouse, which will create 50 jobs, is taking shape adjacent to...

Business

Americold in Clearfield launches $30 million expansion that'll create 50 jobs

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A new Americold refrigerated warehouse, which will create 50 jobs, is taking shape adjacent to Americold’s existing Clearfield facility.


Business

Calif. likely to have last word on auto emissions

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. President Donald Trump has called environmental regulations “out of control,” and many automakers might welcome relief from them, but California is likely to have the final word. The influence of the largest car-buying market in the country extends far beyond state...


Business

Dakota Access oil pipeline camp cleared of protesters

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CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Authorities on Thursday cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better part of a year, searching tents and huts and arresting dozens of holdouts who had defied a government order to leave. It took 3 ½ hours for about 220...


Government

Sessions: US to continue use of privately run prisons

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled Thursday his strong support for the federal government’s continued use of private prisons, reversing an Obama administration directive to phase out their use. Stock prices of major private prison companies rose at the news. Sessions issued a...


Business

Homeland Security chief: No use of military for deportations

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that the United States won’t enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be “no mass deportations.” Only hours earlier, President Donald...


Business

Asian stocks fall amid Trump trade policy fears, strong yen

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TOKYO (AP) — Asian markets slipped in muted trading Friday amid worries over U.S. trade policies that may affect regional economies. A stronger yen weighed on Japan’s exporters. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 edged 0.2 percent lower to 19,339.56, while South Korea’s Kospi fell 0.5...


Business

Protesters cleared from Dakota Access oil pipeline camp

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CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Authorities cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better part of a year, searching tents and huts and arresting dozens of holdouts who had defied a government order to leave. It took 3 ½ hours for about 220 officers...


Business

$9.5 million in penalties in platform blast, Gulf violations

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An oil industry services company will pay $9.5 million in penalties for Gulf of Mexico safety violations and for pollution from a 2012 offshore platform fire that killed three workers. The penalties against Houston-based Wood Group PSN were announced Thursday by the U.S. Justice...


Business

India police arrest cheap mobile maker on fraud charges

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LUCKNOW, India (AP) — The director of an Indian company that claimed it was selling the world’s cheapest smartphone was arrested Thursday on fraud charges, police said Friday. Mohit Goel was arrested in the New Delhi suburb of Ghaziabad following a complaint that his company Ringing Bells had not...


Business

China promotes former Xi colleagues in economic team revamp

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. China chose former associates of President Xi Jinping to lead the commerce ministry and top economic planning body, shaking up his economic team as trade tensions rise with the U.S. He Lifeng was appointed director of the National Development and Reform Commission, which sets...


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