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Health official calls for summit over tainted eggs; 2 arrested

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The health commissioner of the European Union has called for an emergency summit over millions of potentially pesticide-tainted eggs in at least 15 member nations -- which have spawned criminal investigations and led to the arrests of two people.

Oil prices bounce back after Harvey downgraded to tropical depression

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A U.S. decision to take emergency measures to offset energy market strains from Tropical Depression Harvey in part helped boost crude oil prices early Thursday.

Senior executives to leave Equifax following security breach

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Two senior executives at Equifax are exiting the company following the announcement earlier this month that the personal information of 143 million U.S. consumers may have been compromised by a data breach on the company's servers.

Salt Lake City Mayor reveals choice to head Department of Airports

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Mayor Jackie Biskupski has selected Bill Wyatt as her choice for the Executive Director of the Salt Lake City Department of Airports.

California marijuana tax will reach 45 percent, could fuel black market sales

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California legalized marijuana, but the taxes could be so high that illegal purchases will be more attractive to buyers, according to a report released Monday.

British insurer faces $1B fine for Prestige oil spill

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A Spanish court ruled a British insurer should pay a $1 billion fine for its role in the 2002 Prestige oil spill.

Study: Gay men get paid more than straight men

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After years of getting paid less that straight men, gay men in the United States now earn more, according to a recent study.

Labor Dept.: 13 states saw record low unemployment in 2017

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Unemployment rates in 13 states hit their lowest points in 40 years this year, data released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed.

Canada complains to WTO about U.S. trade duties

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Canada filed a far-reaching complaint with the World Trade Organization, accusing the United States of wrongdoing in its use of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties.

Boeing loses bid for trade relief against Bombardier

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The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday foiled Boeing's attempts to get trade relief against Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier.