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  • Deal inked for North Slope LNG plant Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska— The effort to truck North Slope natural gas to the Fairbanks area for home heating and electricity generation is closer to fruition.

  • GM recalls 221,558 sedans for fire risk Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 6:11 PM ET

    DETROIT— General Motors is recalling 221,558 Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impala sedans because the brake pads can stay partially engaged even when they're not needed, increasing the risk of a fire. The recall involves Cadillacs from the 2013-2015 model years and Impalas from the 2014 and 2015 model years.

  • Manufacturing in Ohio seeing slow, steady growth Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 5:42 PM ET

    While manufacturing alone no longer dominates the state's economy, its fortunes still rise and fall with the health of the state's industries.

  • EXCLUSIVE-LAW FIRMS BINGHAM, MORGAN LEWIS, AGREE TO MERGE. Sept 20- Leaders of two of the United States' largest law firms, Boston- based Bingham McCutchen and Philadelphia's Morgan Lewis& Bockius, have agreed to merge, according to three people familiar with the matter.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 3:49 p.m. EDT Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 3:49 PM ET

    As Alibaba goes public in biggest IPO in history, 10 things to know US stock indexes end little changed after Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba debuts Procter& Gamble cancels Crest on-field breast cancer awareness NFL promotion after flap Unemployment rates rise in nearly half of US states in August, though two-thirds gain jobs Measure of the economy's future health slows to 0.2 percent gain in August Oculus unveils new prototype virtual reality headset nicknamed Crescent Bay Alibaba stock soars in public debut as investors seek way to tap into Chinese middle class Alibaba's IPO eases pain of Yahoo's Internet ad woes with another multibillion-dollar payoff China fines British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline $492 million for bribery, orders exec deported Air France pilots extend strike through Sept. 26, angry over shift to low-cost carrier

  • AP Top Financial News At 3:49 p.m. EDT Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 3:49 PM ET

    With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know As Wall Street watches Alibaba, stocks drift Procter& Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion Unemployment rates rise in 24 US states in August Gauge of US economy edges up 0.2 percent in August Oculus unveils new prototype VR headset Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut Yahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPO China fines GlaxoSmithKline $492 M for bribery Air France pilots extend strike to Sept. 26

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 3:27 p.m. EDT Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 3:27 PM ET

    As Alibaba goes public in biggest IPO in history, 10 things to know US stock indexes end little changed after Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba debuts Procter& Gamble cancels Crest on-field breast cancer awareness NFL promotion after flap Unemployment rates rise in nearly half of US states in August, though two-thirds gain jobs Measure of the economy's future health slows to 0.2 percent gain in August Oculus unveils new prototype virtual reality headset nicknamed Crescent Bay Alibaba stock soars in public debut as investors seek way to tap into Chinese middle class Alibaba's IPO eases pain of Yahoo's Internet ad woes with another multibillion-dollar payoff China fines British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline $492 million for bribery, orders exec deported Air France pilots extend strike through Sept. 26, angry over shift to low-cost carrier

  • AP Top Financial News At 3:27 p.m. EDT Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 3:27 PM ET

    With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know As Wall Street watches Alibaba, stocks drift Procter& Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion Unemployment rates rise in 24 US states in August Gauge of US economy edges up 0.2 percent in August Oculus unveils new prototype VR headset Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut Yahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPO China fines GlaxoSmithKline $492 M for bribery Air France pilots extend strike to Sept. 26

  • LOS ANGELES, Sept 20- Facebook Inc's Oculus VR unit announced an upgraded prototype of its virtual reality headset that has higher resolution and built-in audio, but the company said it is not ready to sell a device to consumers.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 2:39 p.m. EDT Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 2:39 PM ET

    As Alibaba goes public in biggest IPO in history, 10 things to know US stock indexes end little changed after Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba debuts Procter& Gamble cancels Crest on-field breast cancer awareness NFL promotion after flap Unemployment rates rise in nearly half of US states in August, though two-thirds gain jobs Measure of the economy's future health slows to 0.2 percent gain in August Oculus unveils new prototype virtual reality headset nicknamed Crescent Bay Alibaba stock soars in public debut as investors seek way to tap into Chinese middle class Alibaba's IPO eases pain of Yahoo's Internet ad woes with another multibillion-dollar payoff China fines British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline $492 million for bribery, orders exec deported Air France pilots extend strike through Sept. 26, angry over shift to low-cost carrier

  • AP Top Financial News At 2:39 p.m. EDT Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 2:39 PM ET

    With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know As Wall Street watches Alibaba, stocks drift Procter& Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion Unemployment rates rise in 24 US states in August Gauge of US economy edges up 0.2 percent in August Oculus unveils new prototype VR headset Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut Yahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPO China fines GlaxoSmithKline $492 M for bribery Air France pilots extend strike to Sept. 26

  • *Athens building its own funding buffer- Greek finmin. Athens is anticipating further debt relief measures from its euro zone partners and the International Monetary Fund later this year after managing to shore up its finances and post a budget surplus before interest payments.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 1:45 p.m. EDT Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 1:45 PM ET

    As Alibaba goes public in biggest IPO in history, 10 things to know US stock indexes end little changed after Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba debuts Procter& Gamble cancels Crest on-field breast cancer awareness NFL promotion after flap Unemployment rates rise in nearly half of US states in August, though two-thirds gain jobs Measure of the economy's future health slows to 0.2 percent gain in August Oculus unveils new prototype virtual reality headset nicknamed Crescent Bay Alibaba stock soars in public debut as investors seek way to tap into Chinese middle class Alibaba's IPO eases pain of Yahoo's Internet ad woes with another multibillion-dollar payoff China fines British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline $492 million for bribery, orders exec deported Air France pilots extend strike through Sept. 26, angry over shift to low-cost carrier

  • AP Top Financial News At 1:45 p.m. EDT Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 1:45 PM ET

    With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know As Wall Street watches Alibaba, stocks drift Procter& Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion Unemployment rates rise in 24 US states in August Gauge of US economy edges up 0.2 percent in August Oculus unveils new prototype VR headset Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut Yahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPO China fines GlaxoSmithKline $492 M for bribery Air France pilots extend strike to Sept. 26

  • Oculus unveils new prototype VR headset Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 1:44 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Oculus has unveiled a new prototype of its virtual reality headset. The hew headset intended for creators of VR experiences is nicknamed Crescent Bay and features a higher resolution and refresh rate, integrated headphones and 360- degree head tracking.

  • Norwich University launches $100m campaign Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

    NORTHFIELD, Vt.— Norwich University has kicked off a $100 million, five-year fundraising campaign more than halfway to the goal that organizers hope to reach by the time of the Northfield school's bicentennial in 2019.. Norwich President Richard Schneider formally kicked off the "Forging the Future" campaign on Friday during the school's homecoming weekend.

  • Investigators at loss to explain Air Algerie crash Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    PARIS— Investigators probing the crash of an Air Algerie jet in July that killed all 116 people on board say they have no solid leads on the cause of the accident.

  • Five ways to protect yourself from data breaches Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their payment card information.

  • AP Top Financial News At 12:40 p.m. EDT Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 12:40 PM ET

    With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know As Wall Street watches Alibaba, stocks drift Procter& Gamble cancels on-field NFL promotion Unemployment rates rise in 24 US states in August Gauge of US economy edges up 0.2 percent in August Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut Yahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPO China fines GlaxoSmithKline $492 M for bribery Air France pilots extend strike to Sept. 26 After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 12:40 p.m. EDT Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 | 12:40 PM ET

    As Alibaba goes public in biggest IPO in history, 10 things to know US stock indexes end little changed after Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba debuts Procter& Gamble cancels Crest on-field breast cancer awareness NFL promotion after flap Unemployment rates rise in nearly half of US states in August, though two-thirds gain jobs Measure of the economy's future health slows to 0.2 percent gain in August Alibaba stock soars in public debut as investors seek way to tap into Chinese middle class Alibaba's IPO eases pain of Yahoo's Internet ad woes with another multibillion-dollar payoff China fines British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline $492 million for bribery, orders exec deported Air France pilots extend strike through Sept. 26, angry over shift to low-cost carrier A new dawn for some, a hangover for others in wake of Scotland's vote to stay in UK