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China Affirms Climate Pledge After Trump Rolls Back Rules

China Affirms Climate Pledge After Trump Rolls Back Rules

By Joe McDonald | Mar 30
China promised Wednesday to stick to its climate commitments after President Donald Trump eased U.S. curbs on coal and oil use, opening the way for Beijing to assert itself as a leader in environmental policy.

Amazon Tests Grocery Pickup Service in Seattle

Amazon Tests Grocery Pickup Service in Seattle

By Mae Anderson | Mar 30
Eventually, members of Amazon's $99-a-year Prime loyalty program will be able to order groceries online and drive to a pickup location, where crews will deliver items to the car.

CEO of Airline Association Criticizes Electronics Device Ban

CEO of Airline Association Criticizes Electronics Device Ban

Mar 30
The head of the International Air Transport Association said Tuesday it's difficult to understand how banning electronic devices in carry-on baggage will improve flight security.

House Sends Bill to Trump Blocking Online Privacy Regulation

House Sends Bill to Trump Blocking Online Privacy Regulation

By Kevin Freking | Mar 29
Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill an online privacy regulation, a move that could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers.

Some Balk As Seattle Seeks to Spend More Money on Homeless

Some Balk As Seattle Seeks to Spend More Money on Homeless

By Phuong Le | Mar 29
Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, Seattle's mayor is asking voters in this liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem.

More Big Brands Pull Ads from YouTube in Widening Boycott

More Big Brands Pull Ads from YouTube in Widening Boycott

By Michael Liedtke | Mar 28
An advertising boycott of YouTube is broadening, a sign that big-spending companies doubt Google's ability to prevent marketing campaigns from appearing alongside repugnant videos.

Rule Britannia: Firms Bet on British Allure to Get By Brexit

Rule Britannia: Firms Bet on British Allure to Get By Brexit

By Danica Kirka | Mar 28
Companies ranging from luxury clothes maker Burberry to Bee Good, a small business making products from British bees, are hoping to make virtue out of necessity by promoting British identity as a selling point.

Coal Ash: 'Why in the World Would We Be Importing It?'

Coal Ash: 'Why in the World Would We Be Importing It?'

By Sarah Rankin | Mar 27
Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as foreign companies find a market for the same industrial waste that America's utilities are struggling to dispose of.

Trumps Plot Big Hotel Expansion, but Political Problems Loom

Trumps Plot Big Hotel Expansion, but Political Problems Loom

By Bernard Condon and David Koenig | Mar 27
The Trump family is launching a new hotel chain in a bold expansion of a company that critics say is already too big and opaque for an enterprise whose owner sits in the Oval Office.

GOP Controls Federal Government but Struggles to Govern

GOP Controls Federal Government but Struggles to Govern

By Thomas Beaumont and Bill Barrow | Mar 27
The Republican Party of "no" for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years is having a hard time getting to "yes" in the early Donald Trump era.

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