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Tribe trucks totem pole 4,800 miles in fossil fuels protest
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A Pacific Northwest tribe is traveling nearly 5,000 miles across Canada and the United States with a 22-foot-tall totem pole on a flatbed truck in a symbolic journey meant to galvanize opposition to fossil fuel infrastructure projects they believe will imperil native lands....

Auto, technology industries clash over talking cars
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road, creating the potential to dramatically reduce traffic deaths, improve the safety of self-driving cars and someday maybe even help solve traffic jams, automakers and government officials say....

Asian stock markets mixed as investors wait for Fed cue
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Asian stock markets were mixed Friday, with investors preferring to sit on the sidelines ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen's speech for cues on the timing of the next policy rate hike. Trading volumes and momentum also faded in the backdrop of slumping commodities, weak demand and overcapacity in emerging economies....

Bold moves, tepid gains: Have central banks met their limit?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The world's key central banks have worked themselves into contortions to try to rev up economic growth, raise inflation and coax consumers and businesses to borrow and spend more....

Investors to seek any hint of Yellen timetable on rate hikes
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Janet Yellen steps to the microphone Friday morning at an annual central bank forum in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, investors will be listening for one thing above all: Any hint of the Federal Reserve chair's expected timetable for the next interest rate increase....

Air New Zealand posts record profit but warns of competition
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- New Zealand's national airline on Friday posted a record profit thanks to surging tourism and lower fuel costs, but warned it expected increased competition from rival international carriers in the year ahead....

Lotte Group vice chairman found dead before corruption probe
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Lotte Group's vice chairman has been found dead as authorities widen a probe into corruption at South Korea's fifth-largest business group, officials at the company and police said Friday....

Mylan boosts EpiPen patient programs, doesn't budge on price
The maker of EpiPens offered patients more help to pay for its costly emergency allergy shots but didn't budge Thursday on the $608 price....

ANA cancels flights to fix Rolls-Royce engines on Boeing 787
TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese airline All Nippon Airways has started grounding Boeing 787 "Dreamliner" flights after detecting problems with their Rolls-Royce engines....

LaGuardia travelers fear turbulence en route to new airport
NEW YORK (AP) -- There could be turbulence for travelers during the multibillion dollar renovation of New York's LaGuardia Airport....

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