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  • Wells Fargo's focus on energy shows growth strategy

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co is angling to cash in on the U.S. energy boom, as the fourth-largest U.S. bank looks for new avenues of revenue growth to overcome a slump in mortgage lending, its traditional driver of profits. The bank is...
  • Sempra Energy gets FAA approval to test drones for San Diego utility

    The Federal Aviation Administration has cleared San Diego company Sempra Energy to begin testing drones for possible use in inspecting electric and gas lines in remote or hard to reach areas. Sempra's San Diego Gas & Electric is the first utility the...
  • U.S. moves to levy tariffs on steel from South Korea, 8 other nations

    U.S. moves to levy tariffs on steel from South Korea, 8 other nations
    The U.S. government moved to impose substantial punitive tariffs on hundreds of millions of dollars of imported steel products from South Korea and eight other countries, a much-anticipated decision that marks one of the largest anti-dumping cases in...
  • AAA: Gas-Price Relief Likely Short-Lived

     
    As oil prices fell, so did the cost of gasoline in many parts of the country the past week, with the national average for a gallon of regular unleaded dropping 3 cents to $3.64, according to the AAA Daily Fuel......
  • U.S. Congress seen backing extension of Iran nuclear pact

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress will ultimately support an extension of an interim agreement of talks on Iran's nuclear program, lawmakers and congressional aides said, despite calls by Republicans and some Democrats to abandon negotiations and...
  • Global stock indexes up slightly as Portugal fears ebb; oil down sharply

    Global stock indexes up slightly as Portugal fears ebb; oil down sharply
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Major global equities markets edged higher and the yen stabilized against the U.S. dollar on Friday as worries about Portugal's biggest bank ebbed, while oil prices dropped on easing concern about supply losses in the Middle East....
  • Sheriff's mapping tool lets you search crime in your neighborhood

    Sheriff's mapping tool lets you search crime in your neighborhood
    Why was there a sheriff's helicopter hovering over my neighborhood? Why were deputies putting up crime-scene tape down my street? Those answers are now at your fingertips and just a few clicks away. Starting Friday, the Broward Sheriff's Office is...
  • Shale could give U.S. enough oil to meet demands

    Shale could give U.S. enough oil to meet demands
    Four years into the shale revolution, the U.S. is on track to pass Russia and Saudi Arabia as the world's largest producer of crude oil, most analysts agree. When that happens and by how much, though, has produced disparate estimates that depend on...
  • Review: 'War of the Whales' by Joshua Horwitz

    Review: 'War of the Whales' by Joshua Horwitz
    On March 15, 2000, the whales came ashore. Although they appeared to the uninitiated to be "weird-looking dolphins," marine biologist Ken Balcomb identified most of the victims as beaked whales. He could barely believe his eyes when he found the first...
  • America Movil asset sale should be across the board: Slim

    NEW YORK/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - America Movil, Latin America's biggest telecoms company, will move quickly to put an "attractive" cross-section of the company up for sale as it sheds assets to escape tougher regulation of the phone and broadcasting...
  • A temporary patch [Editorial]

    A temporary patch  [Editorial]
    In the world of highway repairs, the term "cold patch" refers to an asphalt mix that's used to temporarily fill potholes. Congress appears to be inching slowly toward its own version of a cold patch that would maintain funding for highway and transit...