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Toyota, Nissan, Honda back hydrogen stations for fuel cells

NBA - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 21:56
TOKYO (AP) — Toyota, Nissan and Honda are working together to get more fuel cell vehicles on roads in what they call Japan’s big push toward “a hydrogen society.” Fuel cell vehicles emit no pollution. They run on the power created when hydrogen stored as fuel combines with oxygen in the air to make water. […]
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Toyota, Nissan, Honda back hydrogen stations for fuel cells

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 21:56
TOKYO (AP) — Toyota, Nissan and Honda are working together to get more fuel cell vehicles on roads in what they call Japan’s big push toward “a hydrogen society.” Fuel cell vehicles emit no pollution. They run on the power created when hydrogen stored as fuel combines with oxygen in the air to make water. […]
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Toyota’s top female executive resigns after arrest in Japan

NBA - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 21:56
TOKYO (AP) — Julie Hamp, Toyota’s most senior female executive, has resigned following her arrest in Japan on suspicion of drug law violations, the automaker said Wednesday. Hamp tendered her resignation through her attorneys on Tuesday, and Toyota Motor Corp. accepted it because of “the concerns and inconvenience that recent events have caused our stakeholders,” […]
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Toyota’s top female executive resigns after arrest in Japan

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 21:56
TOKYO (AP) — Julie Hamp, Toyota’s most senior female executive, has resigned following her arrest in Japan on suspicion of drug law violations, the automaker said Wednesday. Hamp tendered her resignation through her attorneys on Tuesday, and Toyota Motor Corp. accepted it because of “the concerns and inconvenience that recent events have caused our stakeholders,” […]
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Ace buying Chubb in cash-and-stock deal valued at $28.3B

NBA - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 21:56
WARREN, N.J. (AP) — Insurer Ace is buying The Chubb Corp. in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $28.3 billion that will boost its international presence. Chubb shareholders will receive $62.93 per share in cash and 0.6019 shares of Ace Ltd. stock. The price is a premium of about 30 percent over Chubb’s Tuesday closing […]
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Ace buying Chubb in cash-and-stock deal valued at $28.3B

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 21:56
WARREN, N.J. (AP) — Insurer Ace is buying The Chubb Corp. in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $28.3 billion that will boost its international presence. Chubb shareholders will receive $62.93 per share in cash and 0.6019 shares of Ace Ltd. stock. The price is a premium of about 30 percent over Chubb’s Tuesday closing […]
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Survey: U.S. businesses step up hiring in June to 237,000

NBA - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 21:56
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses added jobs at a robust pace in June, a private survey found, evidence that rising consumer spending and a healthy housing market are supporting more hiring. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that businesses added 237,000 jobs last month, up from 203,000 in May. That is the most since December, according […]
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Survey: U.S. businesses step up hiring in June to 237,000

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 21:56
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses added jobs at a robust pace in June, a private survey found, evidence that rising consumer spending and a healthy housing market are supporting more hiring. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that businesses added 237,000 jobs last month, up from 203,000 in May. That is the most since December, according […]
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Wildfire in Quincy forces residents from more than 20 homes

NBA - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 21:50
A fire official said an emergency shelter was opened by the Red Cross at Quincy Junior High, but evacuees apparently spent the night with relatives and friends.
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Wildfire in Quincy forces residents from more than 20 homes

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 21:50
A fire official said an emergency shelter was opened by the Red Cross at Quincy Junior High, but evacuees apparently spent the night with relatives and friends.
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Official: Fire at South Carolina black church wasn’t arson

NBA - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 21:24
GREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A fire that destroyed a black church that 20 years ago was a target of the Ku Klux Klan was not the work of an arsonist, a federal law enforcement official said Wednesday. Preliminary indications are that the fire at the Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Greeleyville was not […]
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Official: Fire at South Carolina black church wasn’t arson

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 21:24
GREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A fire that destroyed a black church that 20 years ago was a target of the Ku Klux Klan was not the work of an arsonist, a federal law enforcement official said Wednesday. Preliminary indications are that the fire at the Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Greeleyville was not […]
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First lady hosts Girl Scout campout on White House lawn

NBA - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 21:20
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some lucky Girl Scouts were set for the ultimate camping experience Tuesday: an overnight in tents pitched on the White House South Lawn. Until late-night rain and thunder washed out the campout. It was the first time that one of the country’s most well-known expanses of manicured grass was turned into a […]
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First lady hosts Girl Scout campout on White House lawn

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 21:20
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some lucky Girl Scouts were set for the ultimate camping experience Tuesday: an overnight in tents pitched on the White House South Lawn. Until late-night rain and thunder washed out the campout. It was the first time that one of the country’s most well-known expanses of manicured grass was turned into a […]
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UN: migrant crossings to Europe jump 83 percent in 1st half

NBA - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 21:09
BERLIN (AP) — The number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean to southern Europe was more than 80 percent higher in the first half of 2015 than a year earlier, with deaths initially soaring before dropping back as rescue efforts at sea were stepped up, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday. The routes taken by refugees […]
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UN: migrant crossings to Europe jump 83 percent in 1st half

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 21:09
BERLIN (AP) — The number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean to southern Europe was more than 80 percent higher in the first half of 2015 than a year earlier, with deaths initially soaring before dropping back as rescue efforts at sea were stepped up, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday. The routes taken by refugees […]
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What’s next for California’s contentious vaccine law

NBA - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 21:08
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a hotly contested California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in the wake of an outbreak of measles at Disneyland late last year. The following is a look at what the new law signed Tuesday means for the nation’s […]
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What’s next for California’s contentious vaccine law

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 21:08
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a hotly contested California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in the wake of an outbreak of measles at Disneyland late last year. The following is a look at what the new law signed Tuesday means for the nation’s […]
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Kim Kardashian’s insights to Commonwealth Club: Sexy selfies can be empowering

NBA - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 21:05
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The big reveal from Kim Kardashian’s guest turn for San Francisco’s revered Commonwealth Club of California on Tuesday night? She was wearing maternity Spanx under her black designer dress to conceal cellulite, not her pregnant belly. The reality TV star and fashion mogul was invited by the 112-year-old club that describes […]
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Kim Kardashian’s insights to Commonwealth Club: Sexy selfies can be empowering

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 21:05
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The big reveal from Kim Kardashian’s guest turn for San Francisco’s revered Commonwealth Club of California on Tuesday night? She was wearing maternity Spanx under her black designer dress to conceal cellulite, not her pregnant belly. The reality TV star and fashion mogul was invited by the 112-year-old club that describes […]
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