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US indexes are weighed down by industrials, energy stocks

Losses among Boeing, General Electric and other big industrial companies weighed on U.S. stocks Thursday, pulling the market below the record highs it set the day before. Energy stocks contributed to the modest decline following a slide in...

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A list of the 20 places still vying for Amazon's 2nd HQ

Here's a list of the 20 places still in contention for Amazon's second headquarters: Atlanta Austin, Texas Boston Chicago Columbus, Ohio Dallas Denver Indianapolis Los...

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Thursday Tech Crawl: Apple, returning overseas cash, to pay $38 billion tax bill. Plus Austin is on Amazon’s HQ2 list and more tech news.

Good morning, Austin! We have scrolled the internet to bring you the latest in technology news. Here’s what’s going on: Apple, returning overseas cash, to pay $38 billion tax bill Apple says it will bring hundreds of billions of overseas dollars...

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Developer proceeding with long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline

The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline announced Thursday that it hopes to begin construction next year on an alternative route approved by Nebraska authorities, despite a lawsuit challenging the project.TransCanada Corp. said in a news release...

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Report links hacking campaign to Lebanese security agency

A major hacking operation tied to one of the most powerful security and intelligence agencies in Lebanon has been exposed after careless spies left hundreds of gigabytes of intercepted data exposed to the open internet, according to a report published...

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Austin on short list for Amazon’s second headquarters 

Amazon announced Thursday that Austin made its short list of 20 cities that could become the site of the retail giant’s planned second headquarters project. Dallas was the only other Texas city that made the cut. "We are pleased that the Austin region...

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US home construction tumbled 8.2 percent in December

Groundbreakings on new homes fell 8.2 percent in December, with builders ending 2017 by slowing down their construction of single-family houses.The Commerce Department said Thursday that the monthly decline put U.S. housing starts at a seasonally...

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Morgan Stanley's profits fall 59 percent due to tax bill

Morgan Stanley's earnings fell 59 percent in the fourth quarter, the company said Thursday, as the investment bank had to book $990 million in charges related to the new tax law.Morgan Stanley earned $686 million, or 29 cents a share, down from $1...

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Italian prosecutors break up Chinese transport mafia

Italian law enforcement has broken up a Chinese organized crime ring that used money from criminal activities to force its way into European trucking companies and control the movement of Chinese-made goods in much of Europe, anti-Mafia prosecutors...

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Turkey uses large crane to remove skidded plane from slope

Turkish authorities are using a large crane to lift a passenger plane that skidded off a runway in northern Turkey and stopped on the side of a slope just meters away from the Black Sea.The Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800, with 168 people on board...

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