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  • LONDON, Aug 24- The U.S. summer driving season ends with Labor Day on Sep 5, and the attention of the energy markets is already switching to the forthcoming winter heating season. Last winter was even milder than previous record-setting winters in 2011/ 12 and 2001/ 02, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The Climate Prediction...

  • WASHINGTON— In a story Aug. 19 about Harley-Davidson's $15 million air-pollution settlement with federal regulators, The Associated Press reported erroneously the reason more than 12,000 motorcycles had been found out of compliance with federal clean air regulations. WASHINGTON— Harley-Davidson Inc. agreed Thursday to pay $15 million to settle a U.S....

  • The company said the settlement represents "a good faith compromise with the EPA on areas of law we interpret differently, particularly EPA's assertion that it is illegal for anyone to modify a certified vehicle even if it will be used solely for off-road/closed-course competition. An EPA spokesman said that the vast majority of these tuners were used on...

  • The company said the settlement represents "a good faith compromise with the EPA on areas of law we interpret differently, particularly EPA's assertion that it is illegal for anyone to modify a certified vehicle even if it will be used solely for off-road/closed-course competition. Harley was also accused of selling more than 12,600 motorcycles that were...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 18- Harley-Davidson Inc agreed to pay a $12 million civil fine and stop selling illegal after-market devices that cause its motorcycles to emit too much pollution, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday. Harley was also accused of selling more than 12,600 motorcycles that were not covered by an EPA certification governing clean air...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 18- Harley-Davidson Inc agreed to pay a $12 million civil fine and stop selling illegal after-market devices that cause its motorcycles to emit too much pollution, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday. Harley was also accused of selling more than 12,600 motorcycles that were not covered by an EPA certification governing clean air...

  • WASHINGTON— Harley-Davidson Inc. agreed Thursday to pay $15 million to settle a U.S. government complaint over racing tuners that caused its motorcycles to emit higher-than-allowed levels of air pollution. Under the agreement, the company is required to ensure that all of its future motorcycle models sold in the United States are fully certified by EPA to...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 18- Harley-Davidson Inc has settled a government lawsuit alleging violations of the U.S. Clean Air Act related to "super tuners" that lead to higher emissions from it motorcycles, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday. As part of the settlement, the Milwaukee- based motorcycle maker will pay a fine of...

  • RACINE, Wis. _ Twin Disc Inc. on Thursday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss of $5.5 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The Racine, Wisconsin- based company said it had a loss of 49 cents per share. Twin Disc shares have increased 2.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • It's an amusement park staple with a dedicated fan base. But how often does anyone really win at the claw machine? ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— It's an amusement park staple with a dedicated fan base.

  • WAUWATOSA, Wis. _ Briggs& Stratton Corp. on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $5.3 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 52 cents per share. Briggs& Stratton expects full-year earnings to be $1.26 to $1.41 per share, with revenue in the range of $1.84 billion to $1.89...

  • NEW YORK— CNN says it regrets leaving out a woman's call for violence in the suburbs of Milwaukee following the fatal shooting of her brother by police in the city over the weekend. Violence erupted in Milwaukee on Saturday following the shooting of 23- year-old Sylville Smith. His sister, Sherelle Smith, spoke to reporters Sunday, calling for peace in the city,...

  • Donald Trump

    Donald Trump delivered an aggressive call to woo African-American voters days after a fatal police shooting of a black man sparked street violence.

  • A police car with broken windows is seen in a photograph released by the Milwaukee Police Department after disturbances following the police shooting of a man in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S. August 13, 2016.

    Protesters set several fires and hurled rocks at police after an officer shot a fleeing suspect twice, killing him, authorities said.

  • Aug 12- JetBlue Airways Corp said 22 passengers and two crew members were injured when its flight from Boston to Sacramento, California ran into heavy turbulence on Thursday. The airline said it had sent a team to assist the injured and a replacement flight had been sent to Rapid City to fly passengers to Sacramento. In May, eight passengers were injured when a...

  • Paul Ryan easily wins GOP primary

    Paul Ryan defeats Paul Nehlen in Tuesday's Wisconsin primary with 84-percent of the votes.

  • House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), speaks speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill July 12, 2016 in Washington, DC.

    House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday defeated a long-shot Republican primary challenger who had been praised by Donald Trump.

  • These include Illinois, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut. Washington, Florida and New York would fare best, with reserve balances that exceed potential shortfalls. The remaining states sampled, California, Massachusetts and Wisconsin, fall between those two groups.

  • These include Illinois, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut. Washington, Florida and New York would fare best, with reserve balances that exceed potential shortfalls. The remaining states sampled, California, Massachusetts and Wisconsin, fall between those two groups.

  • These include Illinois, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut. Washington, Florida and New York would fare best, with reserve balances that exceed potential shortfalls. The remaining states sampled, California, Massachusetts and Wisconsin, fall between those two groups.