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  • Deere, Expedia are big market movers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Deere & Co., up $3.89 to $93.35 Solid sales of its…

  • AP sources: Goodell will not recuse self from Brady appeal

    NEW YORK (AP) — People with knowledge of the decision say NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will hear Tom Brady’s appeal of his four-game suspension for his role in the deflated footballs scandal. The NFL told…

  • West Coast dockworkers union ratifies 5-year contract

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The labor dispute that hobbled international trade through West Coast seaports earlier this year officially ended Friday when the union representing dockworkers announced its members had ratified a five-year contract. Members…

  • Regulators order pipeline testing, other steps after spill

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The company responsible for a pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil along the California coast was ordered to take a series of steps before it can restart the line,…

  • Tuk-tuk taxi maker aims to make inroads in US

    DENVER (AP) — They’re ubiquitous in Asia, swarming the bustling streets of Bangkok, New Delhi and Beijing. Now, a company that manufactures tuk-tuks — the three-wheeled motorized rickshaws that have moved the masses for more…

  • Egg prices surge to record on shortage caused by bird flu

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Egg prices reached record levels on Friday after a bird flu outbreak decimated the flock, leading to the death of more than 20 million egg-laying hens over the last month…

  • Federal data: As oil production soars, so do pipeline leaks

    The oil pipeline leak that fouled a stretch of California coastline this week reflects a troubling trend in the nation’s infrastructure: As U.S. oil production has soared, so has the number of pipeline accidents. Since…

  • Private equity fund buying Cincinnati-based Frisch’s

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Frisch’s Big Boy restaurants are being sold to a private equity fund, the company announced Friday, ending family operation of the Cincinnati-based chain that dates to a 1939 drive-thru. Frisch’s Restaurants Inc.…

  • Rockefeller makes rare appearance ahead of 100th birthday

    MOUNT DESERT, Maine (AP) — David Rockefeller has made a rare public appearance ahead of his 100th birthday. The retired CEO of Chase Manhattan Bank on Friday formally announced the donation of 1,000 acres bordering…

  • California OKs offer of voluntary water cuts by farmers

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators on Friday accepted a historic offer by farmers to make a 25 percent voluntary water cut to avoid deeper mandatory losses during the drought. Officials with the state Water…

  • US stocks dip in quiet trading ahead of Memorial Day weekend

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing moderately lower in a relatively quiet day ahead of a holiday weekend. Trading volume was relatively light Friday ahead of the Memorial Day holiday in the U.S. The…

  • Figures on government spending and debt

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government’s fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Total public debt subject to limit May 21 18,112,975 Statutory debt…

  • Obama signs bill giving Congress a say on Iran nuclear deal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Though he once vigorously opposed its involvement, President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday that gives Congress the power to review and potentially reject a nuclear deal with Iran. Achieving a deal with…

  • Clinton appears to rule out return of ground forces in Iraq

    HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she sees “no role whatsoever” for U.S. ground forces in Iraq despite setbacks in the struggle against Islamic State militants. The existing U.S.…

  • US officials: Iran enters Iraqi fight for key oil refinery

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has entered the fight to retake a major Iraqi oil refinery from Islamic State militants, contributing small numbers of troops — including some operating artillery and other heavy weapons — in…