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Trump Administration Dropping Obama-Era 'Clean Water Rule'

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The Trump administration is revoking an Obama-era regulation that shielded many US wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by developers and farmers who said it hurt economic development and infringed on property rights. Even before the official announcement, scheduled for later Thursday, environmental groups blasted the administration's action,......

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Tech Leads US Stocks Higher

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Stocks are closing broadly higher on Wall Street as investors welcomed China's move to exempt some US products from a recent round of tariffs, the AP reports. Technology, health care and communication services stocks powered much of the gains Wednesday for the S&P 500, which has been essentially flat for......

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Apple Unveils New Version of iPhone

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Apple unveiled its new iPhones Tuesday, though the changes are not substantial from previous models, per the AP . The company also announced an unexpected price cut for the cheapest model, underscoring Apple's efforts to counteract a sales slump of its flagship product. The iPhone 11 will be $699 instead of......

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