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  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 3:44 p.m. EDT Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 | 3:44 PM ET

    Nissan recalls more than 220,000 vehicles over faulty air bag, bringing total recall to 664 K Governor's race jobs debate: Ohio adds 244 K jobs under GOP's Kasich; state's recovery slow Oil price trades near $102 a barrel as worries over supplies, geopolitical tensions ease Global tensions don't curb enthusiasm for stocks as market extends its correction-free streak FedEx charges raise questions about shipping industry's role in scrutinizing online pharmacies Aspiring farmers get a plot of land and mentoring on agriculture incubators across the US Connecticut rail tracks considered weak link in 390- mile freight rail system in New England Family of brothers killed on Flight 17 unhappy at care provided to next of kin since disaster Promises of easier nuclear power plant construction fall short in new round of building Stocks fall as results at Amazon, Visa raise worries about consumers; Dow ends below 17,000

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 1:08 p.m. EDT Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 | 1:08 PM ET

    Oil price trades near $102 a barrel as worries over supplies, geopolitical tensions ease Global tensions don't curb enthusiasm for stocks as market extends its correction-free streak FedEx charges raise questions about shipping industry's role in scrutinizing online pharmacies Aspiring farmers get a plot of land and mentoring on agriculture incubators across the US Connecticut rail tracks considered weak link in 390- mile freight rail system in New England Family of brothers killed on Flight 17 unhappy at care provided to next of kin since disaster Promises of easier nuclear power plant construction fall short in new round of building Stocks fall as results at Amazon, Visa raise worries about consumers; Dow ends below 17,000 Russian businesses worry Malaysian plane crash will lead to long-term isolation, sanctions Family feud sparks revolt at New England grocery store chain; workers want CEO back

  • AP Top Financial News At 1:08 p.m. EDT Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 | 1:08 PM ET

    Oil rises just above $102 a barrel Global tensions don't dent enthusiasm for stocks FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues Incubator farms nurture agriculture entrepreneurs Connecticut seeking upgraded freight rail line MH17 victims' family: Airline lacking compassion Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short Worries about US consumers drag stocks lower Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain

  • AP Top Financial News At 12:41 p.m. EDT Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 | 12:41 PM ET

    Oil rises just above $102 a barrel Global tensions don't dent enthusiasm for stocks FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues Incubator farms nurture agriculture entrepreneurs Connecticut seeking upgraded freight rail line MH17 victims' family: Airline lacking compassion Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short Worries about US consumers drag stocks lower Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 12:41 p.m. EDT Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 | 12:41 PM ET

    Oil price trades near $102 a barrel as worries over supplies, geopolitical tensions ease Global tensions don't curb enthusiasm for stocks as market extends its correction-free streak FedEx charges raise questions about shipping industry's role in scrutinizing online pharmacies Aspiring farmers get a plot of land and mentoring on agriculture incubators across the US Connecticut rail tracks considered weak link in 390- mile freight rail system in New England Family of brothers killed on Flight 17 unhappy at care provided to next of kin since disaster Promises of easier nuclear power plant construction fall short in new round of building Stocks fall as results at Amazon, Visa raise worries about consumers; Dow ends below 17,000 Russian businesses worry Malaysian plane crash will lead to long-term isolation, sanctions Family feud sparks revolt at New England grocery store chain; workers want CEO back

  • AP Top Financial News At 11:32 a.m. EDT Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 | 11:32 AM ET

    Oil rises just above $102 a barrel Global tensions don't dent enthusiasm for stocks FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues Connecticut seeking upgraded freight rail line Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short Worries about US consumers drag stocks lower Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain US opens probe of Impala air bag performance Russia: McDonald's food has' too many calories'

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 10:43 a.m. EDT Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    Promises of easier nuclear power plant construction fall short in new round of building Oil price trades near $102 a barrel as worries over supplies, geopolitical tensions ease Global tensions don't curb enthusiasm for stocks as market extends its correction-free streak Connecticut rail tracks considered weak link in 390- mile freight rail system in New England Stocks fall as results at Amazon, Visa raise worries about consumers; Dow ends below 17,000 Russian businesses worry Malaysian plane crash will lead to long-term isolation, sanctions Family feud sparks revolt at New England grocery store chain; workers want CEO back US safety agency opens formal investigation of Chevrolet Impala air bag performance McDonald's faces legal grilling in Russia after inspection finds too many calories in burgers Chicken nuggets off Hong Kong McDonald's menu after expired meat scandal at Chinese supplier

  • AP Top Financial News At 10:43 a.m. EDT Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short Oil rises just above $102 a barrel Global tensions don't dent enthusiasm for stocks Connecticut seeking upgraded freight rail line Worries about US consumers drag stocks lower Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain US opens probe of Impala air bag performance Russia: McDonald's food has' too many calories' McNuggets pulled from sale in HK after meat scare

  • AP Top Financial News At 9:53 a.m. EDT Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 | 9:53 AM ET

    Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short Oil rises just above $102 a barrel Global tensions don't dent enthusiasm for stocks Connecticut seeking upgraded freight rail line Worries about US consumers drag stocks lower Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain US opens probe of Impala air bag performance Russia: McDonald's food has' too many calories' McNuggets pulled from sale in HK after meat scare

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 9:44 a.m. EDT Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 | 9:44 AM ET

    Promises of easier nuclear power plant construction fall short in new round of building Oil price trades near $102 a barrel as worries over supplies, geopolitical tensions ease Global tensions don't curb enthusiasm for stocks as market extends its correction-free streak Connecticut rail tracks considered weak link in 390- mile freight rail system in New England Stocks fall as results at Amazon, Visa raise worries about consumers; Dow ends below 17,000 Russian businesses worry Malaysian plane crash will lead to long-term isolation, sanctions Family feud sparks revolt at New England grocery store chain; workers want CEO back US safety agency opens formal investigation of Chevrolet Impala air bag performance McDonald's faces legal grilling in Russia after inspection finds too many calories in burgers Chicken nuggets off Hong Kong McDonald's menu after expired meat scandal at Chinese supplier

  • Connecticut seeking upgraded freight rail line Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 | 8:52 AM ET

    HARTFORD, Conn.— From the port of New London on Long Island Sound north through Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont and into Canada, a 390- mile freight rail system linking New England to the rest of the Northeast lacks a key element: a 21st- century rail line in Connecticut.

  • Turkish high-speed rail opens between main cities Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 9:27 AM ET

    ANKARA, Turkey— Turkey inaugurated a high-speed rail service Friday linking Ankara to Istanbul which will cut travel time between the country's main two cities by half.

  • Oil train derails in Seattle rail yard; no spill Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 9:48 AM ET

    SEATTLE— Nothing spilled when three tanker cars in an oil train from North Dakota derailed at a rail yard early Thursday, but it alarmed environmentalists. "This is a warning of how dangerous this could be," said Kerry McHugh, communications director for the Washington Environmental Council.

  • Union Pacific 2Q profit chugs ahead 17 percent Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 9:21 AM ET

    OMAHA, Neb.— Union Pacific Corp. said Thursday that its quarterly profit climbed 17 percent as the railroad hauled 8 percent more freight and raised shipping rates. Union Pacific Chief Executive Jack Koraleski said those shipments show the economy is continuing to gradually improve, making railroad executives optimistic about the rest of the year.

  • July 24- Union Pacific Corp, the largest publicly traded U.S. railroad, reported a 17 percent rise in quarterly profit, mainly due to higher shipments of agricultural products and coal. Coal is Union Pacific's largest cargo in terms of volumes. Union Pacific has benefited from a rise in grain shipments meant for export to Mexico and China.

  • July 24- Union Pacific Corp, the largest publicly traded U.S. railroad, reported a 17 percent rise in quarterly profit, partly due to a rise in shipments at its agricultural products business. Net income rose to $1.29 billion, or $1.43 per share, in the quarter from $1.11 billion, or $1.18 per share, a year earlier. Total revenue rose 10 percent to $6.02 billion.

  • WASHINGTON, July 23- The U.S. ethanol industry pushed back on Wednesday against what they called a "one size fits all" approach to proposed federal rules for shipping fuel by rail, saying regulators must distinguish between the often corn-based biofuel and crude oil.

  • NEW YORK, July 23- The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed new safety rules for hauling crude oil by rail after a string of explosive accidents, in a move that could impact railroads, drillers, refiners and railcar makers amid an energy boom.

  • New safety rules proposed to curb oil train fires Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Responding to a series of fiery train crashes, the government proposed rules Wednesday that would phase out tens of thousands of older tank cars that carry increasing quantities of crude oil and other highly flammable liquids through America's towns and cities.

  • Norfolk Southern 2Q profit rises 21 percent Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 9:20 AM ET

    NORFOLK, Va.— Norfolk Southern executives are optimistic about the economy after delivering a 21 percent rise in second-quarter profit as the railroad hauled more freight. The Norfolk, Virginia- based railroad reported net income of $562 million, or $1.79 per share, in the quarter.