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Last Updated Sep 3, 2015 01:45PM

Las Vegas • Arcade-style slot machines that might require skill to win could be in Nevada casinos as early as next year, according to one game maker’s estimate now that a single regulatory vote remain...

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  • Judge OKs $415M settlement in tech wage case
    San Francisco • A federal judge has approved a $415 million settlement that ends a lengthy legal saga revolving around allegations that Apple, Google ...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 01:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, shows a Wall Street address carved in the side of a building, in New York. World stocks rose Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, as a holiday in China gave investors a break from its torrid markets and the European Central Bank was expected to confirm its willingness to provide more stimulus to the eurozone, if needed. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) U.S. stocks up as Euro bank says it’s ready to act
    New York • U.S. stocks were slightly higher Thursday, helped by comments from European Central Bank policymakers, who said they were willing to provid...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 01:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • Central banks falling short of inflation target
    Washington • Is 2 percent inflation too high to reach? The Federal Reserve and European Central Bank have been striving to generate a small dose of in...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 01:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this Thursday, July 16, 2015 photo, a customer re-fuels her car at a Costco in Robinson Township, Pa. The national average price of gasoline this Labor Day weekend will be its lowest at this time of year since 2004, a result of low oil prices and a quiet hurricane season that has allowed refineries to churn out gasoline and diesel.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) Labor Day gasoline prices lowest since 2004
    New York • It has been more than a decade since U.S. drivers paid so little to fuel up for that last road trip of summer. The national average price o...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 12:54 pm   |     |   Share


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  • FILE- In this Aug. 8, 2015 file photo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a news conference to provide an update of the Legionnaires' disease outbreak in New York. New York City is poised to rein in landlords seeking to buy tenants out of rent-regulated apartments. Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 to sign legislation that would bar repeated buyout offers within six months if tenants don’t want them. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File) NYC landlords face new limits buying out tenants
    New York • Landlords hoping to pay tenants to move out of the city’s 1.3 million rent-regulated apartments will face new limitations on extending offe...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 12:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • Leon Gorman, longtime LL Bean leader, dies at 80
    Freeport, Maine • Leon Gorman, a grandson of L.L. Bean who led a modernization of his family’s outdoor clothing and gear retail business after the fou...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 11:57 am   |     |   Share
  • Auto brands’ plans for Apple CarPlay, Google’s Android Auto
    A look at two dozen automotive brands and plans for Apple CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto: Alfa-Romeo: Working with CarPlay and Android, but hasn’t ...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 12:14 pm   |     |   Share
  • Smartphones of the electronic company Samsung are displayed after a press conference at the company's stand at the IFA 2015 tech fair in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn Berlin gadget show: Tiny PCs, high-end handsets
    Berlin • Gadget makers have been showcasing their latest gear at Europe’s flagship technology show, the IFA in Berlin, this week. With the exception o...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 10:48 am   |     |   Share
  • In this Monday, Aug. 31, 2015 photo, Ovation Guitars employee Mike DeNoi reattaches the neck of a customer's guitar at the factory in New Hartford, Conn. The factory that produced Ovation guitars for nearly a half century before closing last year will be making the renown instruments once again, thanks to the efforts of a factory employee who maintained the factory on his own in hopes a new buyer would revive it. (AP Photo/Kathryn Boughton) Production of Ovation guitars will resume
    Hartford • A Connecticut factory that produced Ovation guitars for nearly a half century before closing last year will be making the renowned instrume...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 10:45 am   |     |   Share
  • Verizon’s AOL buying Millennial Media for $250M
    Verizon Communications Inc.’s AOL has agreed to buy mobile-ad company Millennial Media Inc. for about $250 million. The $1.75-a-share offer is a 31 pe...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 10:27 am   |     |   Share
  • Governor urges nuclear plant owners to fix issues
    Boston • Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is urging the owners of the Pilgrim nuclear plant to take “corrective actions” in response to concerns raise...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 10:18 am   |     |   Share
  • BP seeks restitution of some Gulf oil spill claims
    New Orleans • Attorneys for BP told a federal appeals court Thursday that the company should be able to seek restitution of some of the money it paid ...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 01:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • Tuna group puts off new moves to save fish
    Tokyo • An international body that monitors fisheries in most of the Pacific Ocean has ended a meeting in Japan without agreement on fresh measures to...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 10:12 am   |     |   Share
  • Farmers drive their tractors on the highway leading to Paris, Thursday, Sept.3, 2015. Hundreds of tractors were descending on Paris on Thursday in a boisterous protest by farmers blocking highways to express their anger over falling French food prices and high taxes. They are protesting increasingly slim margins they blame on cheap imports and high payroll charges. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus) Farmers stage tractor protest in Paris
    Paris • More than 1,000 tractors — and a few cows — descended on Paris on Thursday in a boisterous protest by farmers who blocked highways to express ...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 09:57 am   |     |   Share
  • American owners sell English soccer team
    DERBY, England • The American owners of Derby’s soccer team have sold the English second-tier club to a local businessman who made a fortune through t...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 09:51 am   |     |   Share
  • President of European Central Bank Mario Draghi, center, and vice President Vitor Constancio, right, are on their way to a news conference in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday,  Sept. 3, 2015, following a meeting of the ECB governing council. (AP Photo/Michael Probst) ECB’s Draghi says inflation target must stand
    Frankfurt, Germany • The latest on the European economy as the European Central Bank meets to discuss its monetary policy (all times local): ——— 3:15 ...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 09:45 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, shows a Wall Street address carved in the side of a building, in New York. World stocks rose Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, as a holiday in China gave investors a break from its torrid markets and the European Central Bank was expected to confirm its willingness to provide more stimulus to the eurozone, if needed. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) General Mills selling Green Giant, Le Sueur for $765M
    Minneapolis • General Mills is selling its Green Giant and Le Sueur vegetable businesses to B&G Foods Inc. for about $765 million in cash. The company...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 09:42 am   |     |   Share
  • Modigliani nude could bring $100M at auction
    New York • A painting of a female nude by Amedeo Modigliani that caused a scandal nearly a century ago is going on the auction block for the first tim...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 09:39 am   |     |   Share
  • Report: Small business borrowing steady in July
    Small businesses borrowed at a steady pace in July, according to Thomson Reuters and PayNet. The two companies’ Small Business Lending Index registere...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 09:36 am   |     |   Share
  • In this Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015 photo, a for sale sign is posted in front of a home in Miami. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 said the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increased to 3.89 percent from 3.84 percent a week earlier. The rate on 15-year fixed-rate mortgages advanced to 3.09 percent from 3.06 percent. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) Average 30-year mortgage rate up to 3.89%
    Washington • Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week after a sharp drop the previous week, as global markets continued to whipsaw amid ec...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 09:30 am   |     |   Share
  • Lawsuit: Western sheep operators cheated workers
    Cheyenne, Wyo. • Two former shepherds from Peru are accusing key players in the sheep industry in the western U.S. of conspiring to keep wages low for...
    Updated Sep 03 2015 09:27 am   |     |   Share