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Q&A: Denver law will allow pot in public, details up in air

Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 7:50am

Denver has started work on the nation's first law allowing marijuana clubs and use in public places such as coffee shops or art galleries. But the details about what those pot clubs would look like are very much in the air. Here's what we know, and don't know, about the looming pot clubs headed to Denver:

Appeals court affirms conviction of coal CEO in deadly blast

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 7:50am

A federal appeals court has affirmed the conviction of former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship in connection with the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades.

Former CP CEO teaming with investor to target CSX railroad

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 7:40am

The executive who orchestrated the financial turnaround of Canadian Pacific railroad over the past five years is teaming up with an activist investor to target CSX railroad.

Saudi Arabia says compliance to oil output cut 'very strong'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 7:40am

Saudi Arabia's energy minister says there's been "very strong compliance" by OPEC and non-OPEC oil countries to the production cuts agreed on in December.

The Latest: Perry says climate is changing, partly man-made

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 7:40am

The Latest on Congress (all times EST):

How to dig out from December's debt

Bev O'Shea, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 7:40am

right up until your credit card bills arrive.

US home construction jumps, led by more apartment building

Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 7:30am

U.S. builders ramped up home construction in December, led by a surge of apartment building, while single-family houses lagged.

Theresa May seeks to convince business of a 'global Britain'

Pan Pylas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 7:30am

British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to convince business leaders Thursday that the country remains committed to free trade and globalization despite last year's vote to leave the European Union.

The Latest: ECB says nowhere near withdrawing stimulus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 7:14am

The Latest on the European Central Bank's monetary policy meeting (all times local):

Union Pacific cost cuts offset declining shipments in 4Q

Josh Funk, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 7:11am

Union Pacific's fourth-quarter profit grew 2 percent as cut costs offset a 3 percent decline in shipments.

EU lawmakers reject too limited money laundering blacklist

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 7:10am

European Union lawmakers have rejected a proposed blacklist of countries at risk of money laundering and terror financing because it is too limited.

US jobless claims hit lowest level in more than 43 years

Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 7:10am

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped last week to the lowest level in more than 43 years, another sign that most American workers enjoy job security.

Over 652K vehicles involved in latest Takata air bag recall

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 7:00am

Thirteen automakers are recalling more than 652,000 vehicles in the U.S. in the latest round of dangerous Takata air bag inflator recalls.

Czechs a step away from smoking ban in bars, restaurants

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 7:00am

The Czech Republic is one step away from losing its status of one of the last havens for tobacco smokers in Europe.

Ex-VW CEO Winterkorn denies knowing early about cheating

Geir Moulson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 6:50am

Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn denied having had early knowledge of the company's cheating on diesel emissions as he testified Thursday to a German parliamentary inquiry, his first major public appearance since he resigned.

US home construction rises 11.3 percent in December, led higher by apartment building

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 6:40am

US home construction rises 11.3 percent in December, led higher by apartment building.

Russian business world hopes for relief from Trump

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 6:40am

Few people are more eager for Donald Trump's arrival in the White House than those who do business in Russia.

Indonesia names former airline boss as bribery suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 6:11am

Indonesia's anti-graft commission has named a former top executive of national flag carrier Garuda as a suspect in a case involving bribes for the purchase of Rolls Royce aircraft engines.

Bahrain lifts ban preventing newspaper from posting online

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 6:00am

Bahraini authorities have lifted a ban preventing independent newspaper Al-Wasat from publishing online.