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Envoy Says U.S. to Keep Fighting Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Envoy Says U.S. to Keep Fighting Greenhouse Gas Emissions

By Frank Jordans | Nov 18
The United States is still committed to reducing greenhouse gas even though the Trump administration still plans to pull out of the Paris accord fighting global warming, the top U.S. representative at international climate talks told other delegates.

Target Sees Highly Competitive Holiday on the Way

Target Sees Highly Competitive Holiday on the Way

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 18
A cautious outlook on the crucial holiday season overshadowed progress Target made in bringing more customers to its stores, pulling its shares down sharply.

Businesses Lure Seasonal Help With Chances for Other Jobs

Businesses Lure Seasonal Help With Chances for Other Jobs

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Nov 18
Some small businesses approach recruiting and managing with the goal of turning temporary workers into long-term ones, or helping them find other jobs.

Trump Administration Seeks to Delay Findings on Pesticides

Trump Administration Seeks to Delay Findings on Pesticides

By Michael Biesecker | Nov 18
President Donald Trump's administration is seeking a two-year delay of an upcoming deadline to determine whether a family of widely used pesticides is harmful to endangered species.

 Papa John's Apologizes for Criticizing NFL Anthem Protests

Papa John's Apologizes for Criticizing NFL Anthem Protests

Nov 17
Papa John's Pizza apologized Tuesday night for comments made by CEO John Schnatter blaming sluggish pizza sales on NFL players kneeling during the national anthem.

Delay Makes it Unlikely San Francisco Will Sell Pot Jan. 1

Delay Makes it Unlikely San Francisco Will Sell Pot Jan. 1

By Janie Har | Nov 17
San Francisco supervisors delayed voting Tuesday on proposed pot regulations, making it more unlikely that people in this weed-friendly city will be able to buy recreational pot when adult use becomes legal Jan. 1 in California.

Tourists Trickle Back to California Wine Country

Tourists Trickle Back to California Wine Country

Nov 17
California wine country is working to lure tourists back as it recovers from devastating wildfires that killed more than 40 people, destroyed nearly 9,000 buildings and shut down wine tourism, a key source of jobs and business.

U.S. Oil and Gas 'Resurgence' Expected as Global Demand Grows

U.S. Oil and Gas 'Resurgence' Expected as Global Demand Grows

Nov 16
Oil will continue growing as a source of energy for over two decades, with the U.S. set to become the undisputed leader in crude and gas production, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday.

Recreational Marijuana Rules Rile Pot-Friendly San Francisco

Recreational Marijuana Rules Rile Pot-Friendly San Francisco

By Janie Har | Nov 16
Famously pro-cannabis San Francisco, where the 4/20 marijuana holiday is celebrated with a group smoke-out on Hippie Hill, is having a surprisingly difficult time establishing regulations for the broad legal pot market coming to California in January.

UK Lawmakers Battle Over Brexit Amid Customs Chaos Warning

UK Lawmakers Battle Over Brexit Amid Customs Chaos Warning

By Jill Lawless | Nov 15
A fragile government, a legislative minefield and a jittery economy are turning up the tension as Britain tries to turn its vote to leave the European Union into a reality.

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