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Last Updated Jul 2, 2015 12:48PM

Mumbai, India • Drivers of Mumbai’s iconic horse-drawn carriages can’t imagine not plying the roads pulling photo-snapping tourists atop their kitsch-covered chariots. Yet that time is coming, thanks to a court order calling such superfluous “joyrides” a form of animal …

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  • ‘Citizen of the Year’ gets 14 years in fraud case
    Los Angeles • A former California real estate developer once honored as his city’s citizen of the year was sentenced Thursday to 14 years in prison fo...
    Updated Jul 02 2015 12:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. European stocks were little changed and Treasury prices rose Thursday, July 2, 2015, following a solid U.S. jobs report for June. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) U.S. stocks lower after jobs report, Greek fears
    New York • U.S. stocks fell in afternoon trading Thursday following the release of a mixed report on the U.S. job market and news that Greek finances ...
    Updated Jul 02 2015 12:42 pm   |     |   Share
  • U.S. regulator: Fiat is not responsive to problems
    Washington • A top U.S. auto safety regulator accused Fiat Chrysler of failing to provide timely and accurate recall information to her agency and sai...
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  • Feds to step up bird flu monitoring this fall
    Minneapolis • The federal government announced plans Thursday to step up monitoring wild birds for avian influenza this fall to provide an early warni...
    Updated Jul 02 2015 12:40 pm   |     |   Share


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