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AP Top Business News At 8:25 p.m. EDT

US jobless rate falls to 7-year low; Fed move still unclear
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.1 percent last month, but hiring slowed - a mixed bag of news that offers few clues to whether the Federal Reserve will raise rock-bottom interest rates later this month....

US stocks drop; mixed jobs report clouds rate outlook
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's an adage that investors hate uncertainty. Unfortunately for them, they got more of it on Friday....

China's stock rescue jolts companies, reform plans
BEIJING (AP) -- Tonhe Electronics is a casualty of Beijing's frantic effort to stop a stock market bust....

Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz
NEW YORK (AP) -- The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing "Force" behind the launch of hundreds of toys and other items related to the film....

Contours of landmark UN climate pact starting to take shape
BONN, Germany (AP) -- U.N. climate talks are plodding ahead toward a worldwide deal to fight global warming, with negotiators agreeing to start work on a draft agreement....

Toyota to invest $50M in car-tech research at Stanford, MIT
EAST PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) -- Toyota is investing $50 million with Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in hopes of gaining an edge in an accelerating race to phase out human drivers....

From eggs to trees, USDA promotional programs controversial
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The slogans are familiar: "The Incredible Edible Egg," `'Pork: The Other White Meat," and "Got Milk?"...

Wave of new Windows 10 devices on show at Berlin tech fair
BERLIN (AP) -- Computer manufacturers are unveiling the first big batch of devices running Windows 10 at the IFA home electronics show opening in Berlin on Friday....

Boeing names its new Apollo-style spacecraft the Starliner
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Boeing already has the Dreamliner. Now it also has the Starliner....

Energy company Emera plans to buy Teco Energy for $6.48B
NEW YORK (AP) -- Canadian energy and services company Emera said Friday it will buy Teco Energy, an electric and gas utility that does business in Florida and New Mexico, for about $6.48 billion....

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Energy company Emera plans to buy Teco Energy for $6.48B

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US stocks drop; mixed jobs report clouds rate outlook

US jobless rate falls to 7-year low; Fed move still unclear

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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Friday

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Home decorating retailer At Home files for IPO

US hiring sizzles in health care and restaurants