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    The Latest: Police arrest protesters in Seattle

    LOS ANGELES (AP) The Latest on May Day marches across the U.S. (all times local):8:00 p.m.At least four people have been arrested and two police officers injured in Seattle following clashes between anti-capitalist protesters and authorities on...

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    Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explained

    NEW YORK (AP) Puerto Rico's debt crisis reached a new level late Sunday, when the island's governor said Puerto Rico would not pay most of its $470 million in debt payments that are due by Monday.Island officials spent the weekend trying to...

    By Ken Sweet, AP Business Writer|

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    1st cruise from a US port in decades leaves Miami for Cuba

    MIAMI (AP) Passengers set sail Sunday from Miami on an historic cruise to Cuba, the first in decades to depart from a U.S. seaport for the communist island nation.Carnival Corp.'s 704-passenger Adonia left port at 4:24 p.m., bound for Havana....

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    Plane in fatal crash belonged to Vegas stunt-flying company

    LAS VEGAS (AP) A single-engine plane that crashed and killed two people was owned by a Las Vegas-area tourism company that lets customers feel what it's like to be a fighter pilot.Henderson, Nevada, airport spokeswoman Linda Healey told the Las...

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  • Business

    Trade unions hold rallies to mark May Day; clashes

    Trade unions and other groups are staging rallies around the world to mark International Workers Day. A look at some May Day events:FRANCEFearing France's worker protections are under threat, hundreds of angry youths on the sidelines of a May Day...

    By The Associated Press|

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    College student starts business recycling dorm fridges

    LEWISTON, Maine (AP) A college student appalled at the dorm furnishings his roommates were leaving behind his freshman year has started a booming business recycling mini refrigerators.Mitch Newlin, of Brunswick, Maine, goes to Bates College, a...

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  • Business

    Schumer: Probe billboards using phone data to track shoppers

    NEW YORK (AP) A U.S. senator is calling for a federal investigation into an outdoor advertising company's latest effort to target billboard ads to specific consumers.New York Sen. Charles Schumer has dubbed Clear Channel Outdoor Americas'...

    By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Apple has created over 2,000 Austin jobs since 2012

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Apple has created more than 2,000 new jobs in Austin since 2012 and is on track to meet the area hiring goals it promised in exchange for millions of dollars in public incentives, according to documents filed with the...

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  • Business

    Regulators consider how to save southern New England lobster

    NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) Interstate fishing regulators will consider authorizing new tools to address southern New England's declining lobster population.The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's American Lobster Management Board will...

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  • Entertainment

    Greetings from Asbury Park, opening first hotel in 50 years

    ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) In the Jersey shore city that gave Bruce Springsteen's debut album its name, owners of the first new hotel to open there in more than 50 years hope they can convince locals and tourists alike that what was once considered...

    By Shawn Marsh, Associated Press|

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