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  • NEW YORK, March 6- The Delta Air Lines jetliner that skidded off a runway at New York's LaGuardia Airport during a snowstorm was moved into a hangar overnight as investigators looked into the mishap, transportation officials said on Friday. The incident forced the shutdown for more than three hours of LaGuardia Airport, the smallest of the New York metropolitan...

  • WASHINGTON, March 6- A delay in finalizing legislation to streamline the passage of trade deals through the U.S. Congress should not push back the timetable for completing a Pacific trade deal, a senior State Department official said on Friday. Senate Committee on Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch, a Republican, said this week that talks with Democrats on the...

  • DETROIT, March 6- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne received 6.6 million euros in pay and incentives last year, up 83 percent from 2013.. Marchionne received a salary of 2.5 million euros, incentives of 4 million euros plus other compensation to bring his total pay package to about 6.6 million euros, FCA said in a filing with U.S....

  • *103 tanks with crude oil derailed in Illinois. *U.S., Canada rail operators under pressure to improve safety. The incident is the latest in a series of derailments in North America and the third in three weeks involving trains hauling crude oil, which has heightened the focus on rail safety.

  • NEW YORK— The prospect of higher interest rates is sending U.S. stock and bond prices lower in midday trading. Yields on long-term U.S. government bonds rose sharply Friday after the Labor Department reported a surge in hiring last month. Stocks also fell, sending the Dow Jones industrial average down 200 points, or 1.1 percent, to 17,935 as of 11:45 a.m. Eastern...

  • Leadership-allied group's ads thank GOP lawmakers Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 11:51 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— A political group that backs House Republican leaders started running television and digital ads Friday to thank GOP lawmakers who voted this week for a bill funding the Homeland Security Department. On Tuesday, they aired commercials that pressed some recalcitrant GOP lawmakers to back the bill. The bulk of the latest effort is being spent on...

  • UPDATE 4-At long last, Dow gets a taste for Apple Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 11:47 AM ET

    NEW YORK, March 6- Apple Inc, the largest U.S. company by market value, will join the storied Dow Jones industrial average, replacing AT&T Inc, in a change that reflects the dominant position of iPhone maker in the U.S. economy and society. "This is a sign of the times, and it might get everyone to look at the Dow more than they have been," said Richard Sichel, who oversees $2...

  • Restaurants and bars drove US job growth in February Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 11:45 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— It's been an extended happy hour at U.S. bars and restaurants, which led hiring gains last month. U.S. dining establishments added 58,700 jobs in February, the Labor Department said Friday. It was a sign that solid job growth— more than 3 million positions added over the past 12 months— is causing more consumers to splurge on lunches, lattes and dinners.

  • *Fighting in Iraq, oil wells closure in Libya support prices. *Coming Up: Baker Hughes oil rig data at 1:00 p.m EST. NEW YORK, March 6- Oil fell on Friday as the dollar surged on bets of a near-term rate hike from strong U.S. jobs growth, offsetting an early run up in crude prices on worries about Libyan and Iraq supplies.

  • WASHINGTON— Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew told Congress on Friday that he will start using the package of emergency measures he has used in the past to keep the federal government from going over the debt limit next week. Republicans now control both the House and the Senate. More conservative GOP lawmakers would like to use the need to raise the borrowing limit...

  • Some oil was leaking from the derailed cars, said a spokeswoman for the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, but there was no evidence that it had reached a nearby river.

  • LORAIN, Ohio— The father of an Ohio teenager who died after ingesting caffeine powder is suing online retailer Amazon.com and companies that distribute the powder, blaming them for not providing proper warnings about its dangers. Eighteen-year-old Logan Stiner, a prom king and high school wrestler, died May 27 at home in LaGrange, southwest of Cleveland.

  • LOS ANGELES— Success came early and strong for Curtis Stone. By his 20 s, the Australian was cooking in London's top restaurants. AP: Why do you think more Australian chefs— like Donna Hay, who is often called the Martha Stewart of Australia— haven't caught on in the U.S.?

  • Ford starts production of new engines in Cleveland Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 11:13 AM ET

    CLEVELAND— Ford says it is starting production of two new engines at its plant in Cleveland. The company said Friday that production is beginning at the plant on the 2.0- liter and 2.3- liter EcoBoost engines for vehicles built in North America. The company in 2013 invested nearly $200 million and added 450 new jobs to support production of the EcoBoost engines...

  • Correction: Long-Term Trusts story Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 11:04 AM ET

    Mississippi could add centuries to time for property trusts. JACKSON, Miss.— Wealthy people would be allowed to put some property in trust for up to 360 years in Mississippi, under a bill that advanced another step Thursday in the state Senate. She said Mississippi banks and attorneys could lose business if Mississippi residents go elsewhere to establish a trust.

  • NEW YORK, March 6- A robust U.S. jobs report raised concern in markets that the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates sooner than previously thought, knocking U.S. stock and bond prices lower on Friday. "Any sign of undue strength will raise the specter of rates climbing sooner than expected, and we were already expecting rates to rise this year," said Bruce McCain,...

  • March 6- A train carrying 15 tanker cars of liquefied propane derailed in Essex junction, Vermont, late on Thursday, but no flammable gas was leaked and there was no danger to the public, according to a local news website on Friday. All safety systems also operated as designed, burlingtonfreepress.com reported, citing New England Railroad spokesman Mike Williams.

  • Early Glance: Railroad companies Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 10:57 AM ET

    Canadian National Railway Co. fell$. 42 or. 6 percent, to $68.44. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. fell $1.19 or. 6 percent, to $192.69. Kansas City Southern fell $1.03 or. 9 percent, to $115.00.

  • Early Glance: Staffing companies Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 10:57 AM ET

    Kelly Services Inc. class A fell$. 25 or 1.4 percent, to $17.55. Korn/Ferry International Inc. fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $30.81. ManpowerGroup fell$. 19 or. 2 percent, to $80.00.

  • Early Glance: Credit Card companies Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 10:57 AM ET

    American Express Co. fell$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $81.07. Capital One Financial Corp. rose $1.62 or 2.1 percent, to $80.51. Discover Financial Services rose$. 95 or 1.6 percent, to $60.05.