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US, China say Beijing commits to buying more American goods

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Just-ended U.S.-China trade talks produced a commitment by Beijing to “significantly increase” its purchases of American goods and services, according to a joint statement Saturday from the rival economic powers trying to lower trade tensions. They also agreed on “meaningful...


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China agrees to buy 'significantly' more from US, but doesn't commit to specific amount

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The United States and China said Saturday that two days of “constructive” talks between American and Chinese officials in Washington had led to an agreement for China to buy more goods and services - including “meaningful increases in United States agriculture and...


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Rental scooter company suspends Honolulu service

HONOLULU (AP) — An electric scooter rental company has temporarily suspended operations in Honolulu after city officials defined the scooters as mopeds, which are not allowed to be parked on sidewalks. The Honolulu Department of the Corporation Counsel notified the company Lime on Thursday that...


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Goodyear's latest new technology airship nearing completion

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company officials say its third and final new technology airship could be ready for its maiden flight in late June. The Akron Beacon Journal reports the gondola that carries crew and passengers was placed beneath the semi-rigid airship on Friday inside the...


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China agrees to buy 'significantly' more US goods and services in bid to ease trade

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The U.S. and China said Saturday that two days of “constructive” talks between American and Chinese officials in Washington had led to an agreement for China to buy more goods and services - including “meaningful increases in United States agriculture and energy...


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Sioux Falls Music store to close after more than 40 years

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A family-owned business in South Dakota is closing after more than 40 years of making life more musical for local residents. Sioux Falls Music will close June 23, the Argus Leader reported . “People are not playing guitars recreationally anymore like they used to, and...


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High-tech, sphere-shaped arena coming to Las Vegas Strip

New Arena Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A massive high-tech, sphere-shaped venue that will host concerts and other events while engaging multiple senses will break ground this summer in Las Vegas, officials announced Friday. The New York-based Madison Square Garden Company revealed details of the 18,000-seat, futuristic-...


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Smelly sugar plant owner agree to $2M settlement in Colorado

DENVER (AP) — Colorado health officials say the owner of a Fort Morgan sugar plant will pay $2 million to settle claims that the plant violated air and water pollution laws. The deal between Western Sugar Cooperative and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment was announced Friday....


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Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction

Sports Betting Compulsive Gambling

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — For sports leagues and gambling industries, the imminent expansion of legalized sports betting promises a bonanza. For the experts and organizations already concerned about pervasive problem gambling, it promises a whole new roster of worries. Much of the apprehension...


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