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FILE - In this June 7, 2010, file photo former Agriprocessors executive Sholom Rubashkin appears at the Black Hawk County Courthouse in Waterloo, Iowa. President Donald Trump on Dec. 20, 2017, commuted the prison sentence of Rubashkin, a Iowa kosher meatpacking executive sentenced to 27 years in prison for money laundering — the first time he's used the presidential power. The decision to intervene on behalf of Rubashkin, who ran the Iowa headquarters of a family business that was the country's largest kosher meat-processing company, came at the urging of multiple members of Congress and other high-ranking officials who argued Rubashkin's sentence was too harsh, the White House said. (Matthew Putney/The Courier via AP)
December 20, 2017 - 7:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday commuted the prison sentence of an Iowa kosher meatpacking executive who received 27 years behind bars for money laundering. It was the first time Trump has used the presidential power. The decision to intervene on behalf of Sholom Rubashkin,...
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December 20, 2017 - 6:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday commuted the prison sentence of an Iowa kosher meatpacking executive sentence to 27 years in prison for money laundering — the first time he's used the presidential power. The decision to intervene on behalf of Sholom Rubashkin, who ran the Iowa...
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In this photo taken Nov. 28, 2017, Brad Eckenweiler, chief executive of Lifestyle Delivery Systems, poses for a photo while holding cannabis buds from his freezer that will be used to manufacture concentrates in Adelanto, Calif. Lifestyle is what’s known as a “vertically integrated company,” with a hand in every aspect of the business, from producing organic seeds to transportation and over-the-counter sales. (AP Photo/Mike Blood)
December 20, 2017 - 2:08 pm
ADELANTO, Calif. (AP) — Drive by the High Desert Truck Stop, turn down a rutted road by the bail bond signs, slip behind a steel fence edged with barbed wire, and you can glimpse the future of California's emerging legal pot industry. In a boxy warehouse marked only by a street number, an $8...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2016, file photo, window seating in the Eataly restaurant offers a view of One World Trade Center, right, in New York. Share prices were higher in Europe on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, after a day of robust gains in Asia as investors anticipated passage of U.S. tax legislation that could boost corporate profits in the world's largest economy. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
December 18, 2017 - 12:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are making more gains Monday as investors react to the Republican tax plan, which could boost corporate profits and stock prices, as well as several corporate deals. Technology companies, banks and retailers and leading the way. Two major food companies bought smaller...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2016, file photo, window seating in the Eataly restaurant offers a view of One World Trade Center, right, in New York. Share prices were higher in Europe on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, after a day of robust gains in Asia as investors anticipated passage of U.S. tax legislation that could boost corporate profits in the world's largest economy. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
December 18, 2017 - 10:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are making more gains Monday as investors react to the Republican tax plan, which could boost corporate profits and stock prices, as well as several corporate deals. Two major food companies bought smaller snack makers: Campbell Soup will buy pretzel maker Snyder's-Lance...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook is acknowledging something many already know: Passively scrolling through social media can make you feel bad. The social media giant whose platform has become a daily addiction for hundreds of millions of people sheds light on both sides of the issue a blog post Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
December 15, 2017 - 7:15 pm
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — It's not quite like tobacco companies warning about the dangers of smoking, but Facebook is acknowledging something many already know: Using social media can be bad for your health. The social media giant whose platform has become a daily addiction for hundreds of millions...
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December 12, 2017 - 2:18 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Consumer demand for locally made, handcrafted beer, wine, cider and liquor has caused the number of New York alcohol manufacturers to surge in recent years. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday reported that the number of craft alcohol producers has grown by 340, or 50...
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FILE - This July 16, 2013, file photo, shows a Wall Street street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets are mostly higher on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, as upbeat U.S. jobs data from a week earlier and signs of progress in the Brexit talks continued to support investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
December 11, 2017 - 3:20 pm
Technology companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher in late-afternoon trading Monday. Health care companies also helped lift the market, outweighing losses among industrial firms, banks and makers of packaged foods and other consumer goods. Energy stocks rose along with the price of crude oil...
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FILE - This July 16, 2013, file photo, shows a Wall Street street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets are mostly higher on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, as upbeat U.S. jobs data from a week earlier and signs of progress in the Brexit talks continued to support investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
December 11, 2017 - 1:42 pm
Technology companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher in afternoon trading Monday. Health care companies also helped lift the market, outweighing losses among banks and makers of packaged foods and other consumer goods. Energy stocks rose along with the price of crude oil. Traders had their eye on...
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A drugstore employee removes baby milk boxes from the stock in Anglet, southwestern France, Monday, Dec.11, 2017. Baby milk maker Lactalis and French authorities have ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination. The French company, one of the largest dairy groups in the world, said it has been warned by health authorities in France that 26 infants have become sick since Dec. 1. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
December 11, 2017 - 10:07 am
PARIS (AP) — Baby milk maker Lactalis and French authorities have ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination. The French company, one of the world's largest dairy groups, said it was warned by health authorities in France that 26 infants have...
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