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Cellphone jamming system tested at Maryland prison

Jan 17, 2018

Federal prisons officials have tested a jamming technology officials hope will help combat the threat posed by cellphones possessed by inmates behind bars

Tech, health care companies help lift US stocks higher

Jan 17, 2018

U.S. stocks are moved broadly higher in late-afternoon trading as the market bounces back from modest losses a day earlier. The Dow Jones industrial average appears headed for its first close above 26,000.

Entire operation of federal consumer regulator under review

Jan 17, 2018

Acting director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau calls for review of entire structure and approach of federal government's consumer watchdog agency

Pirates fans urge MLB to force owner Nutting to sell

Jan 17, 2018

Some Pittsburgh Pirates fans are asking Major League Baseball to force owner Bob Nutting to sell that team after decision to trade star outfielder Andrew McCutchen to the San Francisco Giants

Curry says she wasn't surprised by Lauer allegations

Jan 17, 2018

Former 'Today' show anchor Ann Curry says she wasn't surprised by the allegations that led to ex-colleague Matt Lauer getting fired

Verizon pushes further into sports streaming with NBA deal

Jan 17, 2018

Yahoo users will be able to stream some basketball games for free under a new deal with the NBA

Apple to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000 in $350B pledge

Jan 17, 2018

Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 more workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. economy

Fed survey finds solid growth and rising wages

Jan 17, 2018

Fed says latest survey finds solid growth nationwide and growing signs of wage gains

US withholds hurricane emergency loan sought by Puerto Rico

Jan 17, 2018

Federal officials have temporarily held back a nearly $5 billion emergency loan sought by Puerto Rico to deal with the effects of Hurricane Maria

Infiniti will introduce all-electric vehicle in 2021

Jan 17, 2018

Infiniti says it will introduce an all-electric vehicle in 2021

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