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Drivers weigh in on Uber boom in NYC

Lejla Sarcevic, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 8:30am

On a muggy summer evening, a woman stood on a midtown Manhattan street corner and switched between raising her hand for a taxi and glancing at her phone, possibly for an Uber car.

Energy stocks lead a modest decline in early trading

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 7:50am

Stocks are opening slightly lower in the U.S. as energy companies slide along with the price of crude oil.

NY school problems highlight debate over outside 'receivers'

Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 9:11am

The clock is ticking for leaders of New York's most chronically underperforming public schools, who under a new state law must quickly begin to turn things around or lose control to an outsider — a tactic that has produced mixed results elsewhere.

Retailers to pay New York $300,000 in toy gun settlement

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 9:11am

Retailers including Wal-Mart, Sears and Amazon have agreed to halt the sales of life-like toy guns in New York.

US auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demand

Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 9:01am

Summer deals and big demand for SUVs and luxury vehicles kept U.S. auto sales strong in July.

Grain lower, livestock higher

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 8:51am

Grain futures were lower in early trading Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

US construction spending rose a slight 0.1 percent in June

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 8:21am

U.S. construction spending increased in June by the smallest amount in five months as a big drop in nonresidential building activity offset a third straight increase in home building.

UK jury says trader guilty of manipulating key interest rate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 8:20am

A British jury has found a former Citibank and UBS trader guilty of being the ringmaster in the manipulation of a key interest rate, the London Interbank Lending Rate, or Libor.

%xhl(US construction spending up 0.1 percent in June, smallest gain in 5 months; housing rises

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 8:10am

US construction spending up 0.1 percent in June, smallest gain in 5 months; housing rises.

Alpha Natural files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 8:00am

Alpha Natural Resources is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the fourth big coal producer to do so within the last two years.

Malaysian agency: Money in Najib's accounts came from donors

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 7:51am

Malaysia's anti-corruption agency said Monday that $700 million in Prime Minister Najib Razak's personal bank accounts came from donations, not from a debt-ridden state investment fund.

Top House Dem on intelligence panel backs Iran nuclear deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 7:50am

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence committee says he's backing the international accord to curb Iran's nuclear power.

Here is the latest Nevada news from The Associated Press

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 7:30am

Several Nevada government and business leaders plan to voice support for a federal campaign to limit carbon pollution from power plants around the nation in an effort to address global climate change. Organizers say a rally today in Las Vegas will follow an EPA announcement with a list of Nevada businesses supporting the idea of a state clean power plan.

Sears sales fall sharply in 2Q as it spins off real estate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 7:30am

Sears Holdings Corp. says a key sales figure fell sharply in the second quarter, particularly dragged down by weakness at its namesake stores. It's at least the 10th straight quarter that the metric has declined.

US consumer spending edges up in June

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 7:20am

Consumer spending in June rose by the smallest amount in four months as shoppers cut back on purchases of cars and other big-ticket items.

US consumer spending up 0.2 percent in June, weakest gain in 4 months; income rises

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 6:40am

US consumer spending up 0.2 percent in June, weakest gain in 4 months; income rises.

India orders telecoms to block more than 850 adult websites

Muneeza Naqvi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 6:40am

India has ordered Internet service providers to block access to more than 850 adult websites in what the government has described as a way to protect social decency.

Celebrity chef: Trump lawsuit against him is 'without merit'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 6:00am

Celebrity chef Jose Andres has responded to a lawsuit filed by Donald Trump's organization against Andres' organization for backing out of a hotel project in Washington.

Exor buying PartnerRe in deal valued at about $6.9 billion

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 5:50am

PartnerRe's biggest shareholder, Italian investment company Exor, is buying the reinsurer in a deal worth about $6.9 billion.