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  • The ruling was a victory for hobbyists and a setback for the FAA, which cited safety concerns as it tried to tighten regulation of the fast-growing army of drone operators. The FAA estimates that hobbyists will buy 2.3 million drones this year and 13 million by the end of 2020. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit agreed with Taylor, saying...

  • A significant number of the job gains occurred in nine states, led by Texas, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Arkansas, Colorado and Oregon reported the lowest unemployment rates since 1976. Colorado's rate, at 2.3 percent, was the nation's lowest. Hawaii, New Hampshire, North Dakota and South Dakota each had jobless rates below 3 percent.

  • A man pauses in an alley on May 18, 2017 in Morgantown, West Virginia.

    Call them the unrecovered—a handful of states where job markets, nine years later, are still struggling back to where they were before the recession.

  • The rising business activity comes as Jeff Miller prepares to become the 98- year-old company's chief executive officer next month, taking over from Dave Lesar, CEO since 2000.. "We will continue to implement our strategy," Miller said in an interview at the company's Houston headquarters just outside George Bush Intercontinental Airport.

  • The rising business activity comes as Jeff Miller prepares to become the 98- year-old company's chief executive officer next month, taking over from Dave Lesar, CEO since 2000.. "We will continue to implement our strategy," Miller said in an interview at the company's Houston headquarters just outside George Bush Intercontinental Airport.

  • That's true in Mississippi, where job numbers and the overall size of the economy remain below 2008 levels. Unlike states that have long since sprinted ahead, Mississippi is struggling with slow economic growth and slipping population in a place that's rarely at peak economic health. Not only Mississippi, but also Alabama, Michigan, New Mexico, and West Virginia...

  • NEW YORK— Target, Wal-Mart and Amazon are engaged in a game of shipping tag, each trying to adjust their free threshold and other shipping strategies to a level that can lure shoppers away from one of the other. Minneapolis- based Target has the furthest to go as it tries to put itself in better competition with Amazon, the undisputed online leader, and Wal-Mart, which...

  • DENVER— The company that owns a gas well linked to a fatal home explosion in Colorado said Tuesday it will permanently disconnect other pipelines in the area like the one blamed in the explosion. Anadarko Petroleum, which owns the well, did not say how many pipelines would be disconnected. But the company has said it operates more than 3,000 similar wells in...

  • DENVER— A year after four pilots accused Frontier Airlines of not doing enough to help pregnant or nursing employees, two flight attendants on Tuesday filed similar discrimination complaints Tuesday accusing the Denver- based discount carrier of forbidding them from pumping breast milk while on flights. In documents filed with the U.S. Equal Employment...

  • GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. _ Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $11.6 million. Red Robin expects full-year earnings to be $2.80 to $3.10 per share. Red Robin shares have increased 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON, May 9- A bill to ease restrictions on energy development on U.S. tribal lands has a good chance of passing the Republican-controlled Congress this year, after several failed attempts since 2013, the chair of the Senate Indian affairs committee said. "I think we will be able to get the bill through the House this go around," Republican Senator John Hoeven...

  • The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver declined to rehear the case of Colorado businessman David Bandimere, which led to a major setback for the SEC amid attacks by defendants who question its administrative court system's fairness. Lucero said the three-judge panel's December ruling "presents a threat of disruption throughout our government" and...

  • May 3- A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived a lawsuit accusing US Airways, now part of American Airlines Group Inc, of refusing to refund a passenger's checked baggage fee even though it delivered her bag a day late. American spokesman Matt Miller said the Fort Worth, Texas- based carrier, which merged with US Airways in 2013, is reviewing its legal options.

  • *Fed statement expected at 2 p.m. ET. A 2.2 percent fall in Comcast and a 2.4 percent drop in Walt Disney weighed the most on the three major indexes. Apple dropped as much as 2.2 percent to $144.27, before recovering to trade 0.3 percent lower, after the company reported a surprise fall in iPhone sales and forecast current-quarter revenue below estimates.

  • May 3- A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived a lawsuit accusing US Airways, now part of American Airlines Group Inc, of refusing to refund a passenger's checked baggage fee even though it delivered her bag a day late. American, which merged with US Airways in 2013, did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Hickcox-Huffman sued US Airways to...

  • *Apple slips after revenue misses expectations. May 3- U.S. stocks were lower in late morning trading on Wednesday as index-heavyweight Apple's disappointing report put a dampener on what has been a largely upbeat earnings season, with major stock indexes hovering near record highs. Shares of Apple dropped 1.4 percent to $145.42 after the company reported a...

  • *Apple slips after revenue misses expectations. May 3- U.S. stocks were lower in late morning trading on Wednesday as index-heavyweight Apple's disappointing report put a dampener on what has been a largely upbeat earnings season, with major stock indexes hovering near record highs. Shares of Apple dropped 1.4 percent to $145.42 after the company reported a...

  • SmartAsset.com ranked the top 10 U.S. states (and, in one case, federal district) whose citizens have the most personal debt.

  • HAMBURG, May 2- Chicago wheat futures hit their highest since early March on Tuesday, following sharp rises a day earlier after storms with heavy snow threatened to damage U.S. crops. "The storms over the weekend in the United States continue to have a major impact on markets today, especially wheat," said Graydon Chong, senior commodity analyst with Rabobank.

  • SINGAPORE, May 2- Chicago wheat futures climbed to their highest since early March on Tuesday, building on the biggest one-day rally in almost two years in the previous session after heavy snow threatened to damage the U.S. winter crop. *Chicago wheat gained 5.5 percent on Monday, the biggest daily gain since June 2015, as adverse weather raised more concerns for...