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President Barack Obama says he'll ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said Saturday that he will ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020. But the request is unlikely to be fulfilled....

It's worth looking past the so-so job growth in January
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Consider looking past January's so-so job growth....

The Portuguese government says it has agreed to buy back 50 percent of the country's carrier TAP Air Portugal for 1.9 million euros ($2.1 million)
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- The Portuguese government says it has agreed to buy 50 percent of the country's carrier TAP Air Portugal for 1.9 million euros ($2.1 million)....

For most of the slow recovery from the Great Recession, millions of Americans have huddled on the sidelines of the job market
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For most of an agonizingly slow recovery from the Great Recession, millions of out-of-work Americans huddled on the sidelines of the job market. Yet Friday's jobs report added to evidence of a long-awaited shift:...

Stocks finish another down week sharply lower on worries that the risk of a recession in the US, while still low, is growing
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks posted steep losses Friday, ending the week with broad declines, as investors fretted over a report showing that U.S. job creation slowed last month....

The world's biggest credit-card lender is blocking transactions by New York residents on the country's two biggest sites
NEW YORK (AP) -- As daily fantasy sports websites face increased legal scrutiny, the world's biggest credit-card lender is blocking transactions by New York residents on the country's two biggest sites....

Twitter says it's now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is proactively looking at other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday....

Emergency services say an explosion at a biodiesel plant in eastern Spain has killed two people and left one survivor seriously injured
MADRID (AP) -- An explosion at a biodiesel plant has killed two workers and left one survivor seriously injured, Spanish emergency services said Saturday....

Congress unites in contempt for price-hiking drug exec Martin Shkreli, but gridlock remains
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A smirking Martin Shkreli briefly united Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill this week, as lawmakers took turns blasting the price-hiking former CEO who has become the new poster child for corporate greed....

For the first time, Apple is accepting iPhones with cracked screens or broken buttons for anyone wanting to upgrade
NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade....

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Stocks finish another down week sharply lower on worries that the risk of a recession in the US, while still low, is growing

Stocks posted steep losses Friday, ending the week with broad declines, as investors fretted over a report showing that US job creation slowed last month

It's worth looking past the so-so job growth in January

Tyson Foods and USG post solid gains, while LinkedIn, Tableau Software are among big losers on Wall Street

Recalls this week include power cords, vacuum cleaners, roller shades, dive computers

Shares of Hollywood studio Lions Gate plunged Friday after it missed earnings expectations

For most of the slow recovery from the Great Recession, millions of Americans have huddled on the sidelines of the job market

Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 48 this week to 571

Auto, student loans fuel US consumer borrowing in December


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