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Published 1 hour ago
Renewable fuel quotas may rise
U.S. renewable fuel quotas may end up higher than a proposal issued last year because gasoline use is climbing, the Environmental Protection Agency’s chief said.

Published 2 hours ago
Marathon may buy refineries
NEW YORK -- Marathon Petroleum Corp. expressed interest in Citgo Petroleum Corp. refineries that are being shopped by Petroleos de Venezuela SA.

Updated 6 hours ago
Nude photos from iCloud accounts
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is acknowledging that computer hackers broke into the accounts of several celebrities to steal personal photos that have been posted online, a security breakdown that the iPhone maker blamed on the intruders’ ability to figure out passwords and bypass other safeguards.

Published 6 hours ago
Markets slip for day
NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks are ending mostly lower as energy companies fall and investors look ahead to central bank meetings later this week.

Updated 6 hours ago
Calif. utility fined $1.4B for blast
SAN FRANCISCO  — California regulatory judges issued a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday against the state’s largest utility for a 2010 gas pipeline explosion that engulfed a suburban San Francisco neighborhood in fire, killing eight people and prompting national alerts about aging pipelines.

Published 9 hours ago
Publisher named for Washington Post
WASHINGTON -- The Washington Post's owner, Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos, has named a former executive from rival Politico as publisher of the 137-year-old newspaper, replacing Katharine Weymouth.

Updated 10 hours ago
U.S. stocks are mostly lower at midday
NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks are mostly lower at midday as energy stocks weigh on the market and investors wait to see what actions central banks take later this week.

Updated 10 hours ago
Cedar Point to close Mantis next month
SANDUSKY — Cedar Point will close its Mantis roller coaster at the end of this season, the amusement park said today.

Published 12 hours ago
Recall of dry dog food expanded
Mars Petcare US is expanding a voluntary recall of Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition dry dog food.

Published 14 hours ago
Court halts Uber in Germany
BERLIN — A court has barred ridesharing service Uber from operating in Germany, the latest shot in the popular app’s fight with taxi drivers worldwide.