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US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, by extending its review of the controversial project indefinitely....

5 features an Amazon phone might offer
NEW YORK (AP) -- A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer....

US newspaper industry revenue fell 2.6 pct in 2013
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. newspaper industry revenue fell last year, as increases in circulation revenue weren't high enough to make up for shrinking demand for print advertising, an industry trade group said Friday....

Providence, RI sues firms over stock trades
Providence, R.I. is suing dozens of Wall Street banks and other financial companies over high-frequency trading....

Unemployment rates fall in 21 US states last month
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery....

Boston prepares for huge wave of marathon visitors
BOSTON (AP) -- With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year's bombings elevating interest in one of the world's great races, the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an unprecedented wave of visitors and an influx of tourism dollars to the area....

Court declines to block drug ruling in patent case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday declined to temporarily block a lower court ruling that opens the world's best-selling multiple sclerosis drug to competition from generic rivals next month....

Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults....

Judge says American can't end retiree benefits yet
DALLAS (AP) -- A federal judge has rejected an attempt by American Airlines to quickly cut off benefits for many of its retirees....

Brewers seek to rekindle Belgium's love of beer
DWORP, Belgium (AP) -- The ruby lettering on the front of the old corner pub "In de Welkom" has peeled almost beyond recognition. Owner Leza Wauters, a tough 87-year-old, is holding on to her business but can't say how much longer. Sooner or later, yet another bar with a warm "Welcome" will be gone....

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