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Japan stocks recovered some ground on Friday morning after two straight days of declines, after data showed Japan's October retail sales rose 1.4% on year and industrial production beat forecasts with a month-on-month increase of 0.2%.
The University of Texas System owns 2.1 million acres of land, most of it in oil-rich West Texas where royalty payments have soared past $1 billion each year.
South Dakota farmers are nearing the end of a record corn harvest this week, but they have serious concerns about grain prices, storage options and rail congestion heading into spring.
Argentina's tax agency is charging HSBC with helping more than 4,000 Argentines evade taxes by placing their money in secret Swiss accounts.
A group of Vermont clergy members has organized an effort to push lawmakers to embrace the idea of a moral economy.
A look at the details of New Jersey's tax incentives designed to bring businesses to the state or get them to stay: GROWTH UNDER CHRISTIE: Since 1996, New Jersey has offered $6.3 billion in such corporate tax breaks.
New Jersey's tax incentives for businesses moving to the state or promising to stay have boomed since Republican Chris Christie became governor five years ago.
Uber Technologies' legal battle with Nevada's highly regulated taxi industry over Internet ride-sharing may be headed back to the political arena now that a judge has at least temporarily banned Uber's unlicensed operations statewide.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff named a former treasury secretary with a reputation as a fiscal conservative as finance minister, her office said Thursday, in a move that's widely seen as charting a new course for Brazil's flagging economy and soothe jittery financial markets.
The inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame: ___ 2014: Little green army men Bubbles Rubik's Cube ___ 2013: Rubber duck Chess ___ 2012: Dominoes Star Wars action figures ___ 2011: Blanket Dollhouse Hot Wheels ___ 2010: Playing cards The Game of Life ___ 2009: Ball Big Wheel Nintendo Game Boy ___ 2008: Baby doll Skateboard Stick ___ 2007: Atari 2600 game system Kite Raggedy Andy ___ 2006: Easy-Bake Oven Lionel trains ___ 2005: Candy Land Cardboard box Jack-in-the-box ___ 2004: G.I.
Before the holiday wish lists and mad buying rush each year comes a dose of nostalgia with the National Toy Hall of Fame's annual picks for enshrinement.
Some of Arizona's most successful microbreweries are brewing for a legislative battle to hang onto their business.
Toyota is recalling about 30,000 Sienna Minivans worldwide, saying the 2015 models' overhead assist grips can detach when an air bag deploys.
Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries decided on Thursday not to cut the group's oil-production target and stick to its current target of 30 million barrels a day, according to Dow Jones Newswires.
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slum will invest 500 million euros ($624 million) in Spanish construction firm FCC and receive a controlling stake in the company.
A New Hampshire hospital is building on its work to handle patient transfers more quickly and efficiently by dedicating two specially equipped ambulances to its transfer center.
At Connecticut's casinos, you can gamble around the clock, but state law cuts off cocktail service soon after midnight.
Millions of Americans are expected to head to the stores for holiday gift shopping on Thanksgiving in what's quickly becoming a new holiday tradition.
European Union institutions are piling pressure on Google to change the way it operates its business and applies EU rules.
The main indexes in Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels and Lisbon resumed trading on Thursday, after failing to open at the usual time of 9 a.m.