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Last Updated Apr 29, 2016 01:18PM

New York • Whole Foods is prepping for the launch of its hipster new grocery chain. But shoppers won’t be able to get a tattoo with their cheese just yet. The company says its “365” chain will have a ...

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  • Jailed Montana resort founder invokes silence
    Billings, Mont. • The jailed founder of a Montana club for the ultrarich said he won’t answer a judge’s demands to reveal what happened to hundreds of...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 01:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This May 11, 2007 file photo shows a Wall Street sign in front of the flag-draped facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets mostly fell Friday, April 29, 2016,  after Wall Street slid and Japan’s central bank surprised markets by putting off possible additional stimulus. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) U.S. stocks skid. Tech, health care are routed
    New York • U.S. stocks are skidding Friday as technology companies absorb big losses for the second day in a row. Health care companies are falling af...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 12:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • Study: U.S. oil field is source of air pollution
    Washington • An oil and natural gas field in the western United States is largely responsible for a global uptick of the air pollutant ethane, accordi...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 12:42 pm   |     |   Share
  • Weekly recalls: Tie-downs, folding bikes
    A line of faulty ratcheting tie-downs that can fail to hold a secured load is among this week’s recalled consumer products. Others include faulty fold...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 12:39 pm   |     |   Share


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  • FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2014 file photo, violinist Rachel Barton appears at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Pine says an American Airlines flight attendant and captain would not allow her violin as a carry-on from Chicago to Albuquerque, N.M. She says federal regulations and the airline’s own policy specifically permit violins as carry-ons. American spokeswoman Leslie Scott says the American Eagle flight captain determined that the instrument could not be safely secured in an overhead bin or under a seat. Barton was rebooked for travel Friday, April 29, 2016, and received an apology from the airline. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) Airline apologizes to musician for barring violin
    Fort Worth, Texas • A concert musician who was not allowed to board a flight with her violin says she hopes the incident will raise awareness of regul...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 12:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This Feb. 19, 2013, file photo, shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. The Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering whether doctors who prescribe painkillers like OxyContin should be required to take safety training courses, according to federal documents released Friday, April 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File) FDA reconsiders training for painkillers
    Washington • The Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering whether doctors who prescribe painkillers like OxyContin should be required to take saf...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 11:57 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2014 file photo, an Amtrak logo is seen on a train at 30th Street Station in Philadelphia. A federal appeals court has once again ruled that Congress can’t give Amtrak power to impose rail standards on other private railroads. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled Friday, April 29, 2016, it is unconstitutional to give a “self-interested” company regulatory power over competitors , even if Amtrak is a public-private hybrid. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) Appeals court: Amtrak can’t have regulatory role
    Washington • A federal appeals court has once again ruled that Congress can’t give Amtrak power to impose rail standards on other private railroads. T...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 11:54 am   |     |   Share
  • In this Wednesday, March 16, 2016, photo, Patrick Tupas, right, with his wife, Maria Real-Tupas, sit on the roof of their shipping container apartment, in Phoenix. In the Containers on Grand project, the apartments are designed in a way that retains the corrugated metal exteriors. Each unit is made of two containers, but inside there are no signs of the cargo hauling days. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Shipping containers offer homes in Phoenix
    Phoenix • A stack of shipping containers sitting in a lot in an industrial section of Phoenix has some developers thinking inside the box. The structu...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 09:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Lawsuit claims New York Times discriminates
    New York • Two women who work in the advertising department at The New York Times have filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the newspaper, i...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 08:57 am   |     |   Share
  • Australia blocks sale of farm to the Chinese
    Canberra, Australia • Citing national interest, the Australian government on Friday blocked a Chinese-led consortium from buying the nation’s largest ...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 08:54 am   |     |   Share
  • Royal Bank of Scotland sees loss widen
    London • Royal Bank of Scotland says its net loss widened in the first quarter as the taxpayer-owned bank made its final $1.7 billion payment to the U...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 08:39 am   |     |   Share
  • Proposal delays criminal history queries for fed jobs
    Washington • The Obama administration is proposing a rule that would prohibit federal agencies from asking certain job applicants questions about crim...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 08:33 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This July 31, 2012 file photo shows the euro sculpture in front of the headquarters of the European Central Bank, ECB, in Frankfurt, Germany. The eurozone economy has finally recouped all the ground lost in the recessions of the past eight years after official figures Friday April 29, 2016. showed that the 19-country single currency bloc expanded by a quarterly rate of 0.6 percent in the first three months of the year. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File) Eurozone economy picks up, reaches 2008 size
    London • It’s been a long and tortuous journey, but the eurozone economy is finally back to the size it was before the global financial crisis. Offici...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 08:30 am   |     |   Share
  • U.S. employment costs up a modest 0.6 percent
    Washington • Employment costs paid to U.S. civilian workers rose at a slightly faster pace in the first three months of the year compared to the previ...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 08:30 am   |     |   Share
  • In this Friday, June 12, 2015, photo, grocery shoppers browse an aisle at a local grocery store in the Little Havana area of Miami. On Friday, April 29, 2016, the Commerce Department issues its March report on consumer spending, which accounts for roughly 70 percent of U.S. economic activity. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) U.S. consumer spending inches up in March
    Washington • U.S. consumers boosted their spending by a tiny amount in March as purchases of nondurable goods such as clothing offset a big fall in sp...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 08:27 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This Jan. 30, 2012, file photo, shows the sign for the Exxon Mobil Torrance Refinery in Torrance, Calif. Exxon Mobil Corp. reports financial results Friday, April 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File) Exxon’s 1Q profit plunges 63 percent on lower oil prices
    Dallas • Exxon Mobil produced its weakest quarter in more than 16 years as lower oil prices pushed its profit down by 63 percent. Revenue tumbled 28 p...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 08:24 am   |     |   Share
  • A search and rescue vessel patrols off the coast of the island of Turoey, near Bergen, Norway, as emergency workers attend the scene after a helicopter crashed believed to be have 13 people aboard, Friday April 29, 2016.  A helicopter carrying around 13 people from an offshore oil field crashed Friday near the western Norwegian city of Bergen, police said. Many are feared dead.  (Rune Nielsen / NTB scanpix via AP) NORWAY OUT 11 dead, 2 missing after helicopter crash off Norway
    Copenhagen, Denmark • A helicopter carrying Statoil workers from an offshore rig in the North Sea crashed Friday on an island off western Norway, kill...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 12:16 pm   |     |   Share
  • Valeant files its long overdue financial report
    Valeant Pharmaceuticals resolved its default on some of its $30 billion in debt by finally filing its long-overdue U.S. financial report for 2015 on F...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 12:41 pm   |     |   Share
  • U.S. stocks fall as tech and health care routed
    New York • U.S. stocks are skidding Friday while markets in Europe and Asia take hefty losses. Technology companies continued to tumble after a late p...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 11:25 am   |     |   Share
  • Trader Tommy Kalikas, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, April 28, 2016. Stocks are opening broadly lower on Wall Street as traders look over the latest batch of earnings and deal news. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street slide
    Beijing • Asian stocks were mixed Friday after Wall Street slid and Japan’s central bank surprised markets by putting off possible additional stimulus...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 08:12 am   |     |   Share
  • Health-care deals rebound from inversion scare
    The $40 billion in new health-care deals announced Thursday shows there’s more to M&A than tax breaks. Abbott Laboratories agreed to buy St. Jude Medi...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • U.S. economy may not spring back from weak winter
    This time, you can’t blame it on the weather. For the third year in a row, the U.S. economy started the year with a dose of the blues as gross domesti...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • Ameriprise weighs adding financial advisers
    Ameriprise Financial Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jim Cracchiolo is looking for chances to add financial advisers as new government regulation on reti...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • On autopilot with target-date funds: Points to consider
    New York • What’s in your 401(k)? For more of us, the answer is just a single fund. Target-date retirement funds aim to make investing simple, and tha...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 01:05 am   |     |   Share