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AP Top Business News At 11:49 a.m. EST

As tastes change, big food makers try hipster guises
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- At a taco shop in Southern California, milkshakes are served in mason jars and a chalkboard menu lists "The 1%er" made with lobster meat....

Cuban cigar makers anticipate big bucks from US travelers
HAVANA (AP) -- Over six decades rolling premium cigars with his small, wrinkled hands, Arnaldo Alfonso has taken pride in seeing his "habanos" sampled by visiting heads of state and other dignitaries....

US economic growth in Q4 revised down to 2.2 percent
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy slowed more sharply in the final three months of the year than initial estimates, reflecting weaker business stockpiling and a bigger trade deficit....

Stocks slip at midday after weaker estimate of US growth
The stock market is mostly lower in midday trading following news that U.S. economic growth slowed more sharply than previously estimated in the final three months of the year....

Signed contracts to buy US homes rise to 18-month high
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rose at a healthy pace in January, a sign that home sales are poised to accelerate after a slow start to the year....

US consumer sentiment slips in February on icy weather
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Harsh winter weather left U.S. consumers feeling a bit less confident this month, the University of Michigan says. But confidence levels still remain at the highest level in eight years....

'House of Cards' dealt Netflix a winning hand
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Even if it never wins another award, "House of Cards" already ranks among the most influential series in television history....

Oil train wrecks increase pressure for tougher safety rules
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fiery wrecks of trains hauling crude oil have intensified pressure on the Obama administration to approve tougher standards for railroads and tank cars despite industry complaints that it could cost billions and slow freight deliveries....

Fiat Chrysler recalls 467K SUVs for possible stalling
DETROIT (AP) -- Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 467,000 Dodge and Jeep SUVs worldwide to fix a faulty fuel pump relay at the root of a potential stalling problem....

EU, others: Catch plans for Bluefin tuna threaten recovery
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union, Japan and other nations hunting for the eastern Atlantic Bluefin tuna are fearful that Turkey's unilateral decision to exceed catch limits agreed last year is threatening the stock recovery and the organization regulating its conservation....

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