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  • Reward offered for former billionaire's assets Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 11:44 AM ET

    HELENA, Mont.— The trustee representing Yellowstone Club creditors offered a reward Wednesday to anyone who can help uncover property or bank accounts the luxury resort's co-founder might have hidden from bankruptcy proceedings.

  • Fork lift load falls on man, fatally injuring him Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 3:53 PM ET

    LYNNWOOD, Wash.— A forklift driver hit the brakes and sent the vehicle's load falling onto a customer outside a Lynnwood, Washington, business, causing fatal injuries. The box fell forward onto the 64- year-old Bothell man. The customer was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, where he died early Tuesday.

  • Stranded ship drifts; crewman buried at sea Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 3:11 PM ET

    PORTLAND, Ore.— The crewman who died in a fire aboard a chemical tanker that's adrift off the Oregon coast has been buried at sea. There were no other injuries, and the remaining 21 crew members from China and South Korea are still on board, hundreds of miles from Oregon.

  • Expert: Train collision will renew safety calls Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 6:56 AM ET

    Two Union Pacific train crew members were killed and two others were injured when two freight trains collided head-on in northeast Arkansas early Sunday, Arkansas State Police said. The collision happened about 3 a.m. in Hoxie, a small town about 90 miles northwest of Memphis, Tennessee.

  • Patient advocates say insurers avoiding the sick Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 6:36 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Ending insurance discrimination against the sick was a central goal of the nation's health care overhaul, but leading patient groups say that promise is being undermined by new barriers from insurers.

  • Groups claim insurance discrimination in new forms Sunday, 17 Aug 2014 | 7:27 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Ending insurance discrimination against the sick was a central goal of the nation's health care overhaul, but leading patient groups say that promise is being undermined by new barriers from insurers.

  • Feds close probe of refinery blast that killed 7 Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    SEATTLE— The U.S. Justice Department said Friday it will file no criminal charges following a four-year investigation into the April 2010 explosion that killed seven workers at the Tesoro Corp. refinery in Anacortes. The decision was shared with victims' relatives earlier in the day, said Jenny Durkan, the U.S. attorney in Seattle.

  • Russian hacking suspect ordered held until trial Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 6:17 PM ET

    SEATTLE— A federal judge ordered the son of a prominent Russian lawmaker on Friday to remain in custody until his trial on computer hacking charges, after a prosecutor said evidence recovered from his laptop after his arrest in the Maldives gave new insight into the breadth of his activities.

  • Hitchhiking robot charms its way across Canada Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 5:19 PM ET

    HitchBOT, created by team of Ontario- based communication researchers studying the relationship between people and technology, will reach its final destination Sunday in Victoria, British Columbia, where it will receive a traditional aboriginal canoe greeting at Victoria Harbor.

  • Aug 15- The first new crude-by-rail project at a California refinery is likely to win approval next month after more than a year of scrutiny, the head of the Kern County planning division told Reuters, and it could help reopen the shuttered plant.

  • Schweitzer mining dispute claim goes forward Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    BILLINGS, Mont.— An expert commission will decide on a $10 million compensation claim from former Montana Gov. Schweitzer is a director in Optima Inc., a company with mining claims, or rights, that stand in the way of the Montanore silver and copper mine near Libby proposed by Mines Management Inc..

  • Aug 15- The first crude-by-rail project at a California refinery is likely to win approval next month after more than a year of scrutiny, the head of the Kern County planning division told Reuters, and it could help reopen the shuttered plant.

  • Boeing breaks ground on wing factory for new 777X Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 3:48 PM ET

    EVERETT, Wa., Aug 13-- Boeing executives and state political leaders took sledgehammers to a 1960 s office block on Wednesday to help clear the way for a factory that will make composite wings for the company's newest jet, the 777 X.

  • *Fearsome reputation, surprised and outgunned. DOHUK, Iraq, Aug 13- The Kurdish peshmerga fighter ran out of ammunition but saved two bullets to end his own life in case Islamic State militants caught up with him as he fled the front line in northwest Iraq.

  • Aug 11- Search engine Google Inc and five Asian telecom and communications companies have agreed to invest about $300 million to develop and operate a trans-Pacific cable network connecting the United States to Japan.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 11- A global gauge of equities rose for a second straight day on Monday, posting its largest daily advance in four months on bets on a reduced risk of direct conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 11- The euro fell against the dollar on Monday, giving up Friday's gains, hampered by looming monetary easing from the European Central Bank and worries about the impact of the Russia- Ukraine conflict on Germany, the euro zone's largest economy. Germany is Russia's largest trading partner in the European Union.

  • Aug 11- On a trip to Beijing a decade ago, Bill Gates was asked by a senior government official how much money Microsoft Corp made in China.

  • DUBAI, Aug 9- Abu Dhabi National Energy Co, the state-owned oil explorer and power supplier, has suspended its activity at the Atrush Block in Kurdistan due to the instability in the region, a company statement said on Saturday.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 8- Boeing has pushed some factory work on the 787 Dreamliner to the uncovered tarmac outside its assembly plant in Washington state in an effort to keep churning out the popular plane at a rate of one every three days, according to people with knowledge of the situation.