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Grain futures were mostly lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Start-up airline PeoplExpress says it is suspending flights because of problems including a shortage of crews, but it hopes to resume flying next month.
The International Monetary Fund has approved $130 million in emergency aid to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to help these West African countries respond to the Ebola outbreak.
Gas fireplaces with potentially leaky valves are among this week's recalled consumer products.
Federal regulators have given final approval for construction of a 330-mile electric transmission line to bring lower-cost Canadian hydroelectric power to New York City.
Colorado has approved a $5 million incentive package to lure production of the upcoming Quentin Tarantino film "The Hateful Eight." The state Economic Development Commission approved the package Friday.
U.S. regulators have charged two companies and three individuals with operating a pyramid scheme that made some $129 million from preying on investors in China, Taiwan and the U.S.
European Union leaders say a major trade agreement with Canada has the backing of all 28 EU countries after last minute opposition from Germany had threatened to scuttle the deal.
Hawaii's largest independent gasoline operator is being sold to a Texas company for $240 million.
Flights to and from Chicago's two main airports, O'Hare and Midway, had resumed by 11 a.m.
The Agriculture Department says unregulated genetically modified wheat has popped up in a second location in the U.S., this time in Montana.
President Barack Obama's choice to replace outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder should be confirmed quickly and in bipartisan fashion, said White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Friday.
A Montana executive pleaded guilty to dumping toxic drilling liquid and endangering the drinking water of a county in southwest North Dakota.
Chile is enacting measures that raise taxes on large businesses to help finance improvements in education, health and other services.
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. was unchanged this week, holding at 1,931.
Despite ongoing turmoil in the Middle East, gasoline prices have continued their summer-long descent. In unusual contrast, prices at the pump are showing no signs of upward pressure.
It's no surprise that the prospect of a Federal Reserve rate hike worries stock investors.
A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at 1 p.m.: Alcoa Inc. rose 2.9 percent to $16.08 with 11,206,000 shares traded.
Shares of some top insurance companies are mixed at 1 p.m.: ACE L fell $.37 or .4 percent, to $105.13.
Shares of some top construction companies are up at 1 p.m.: Fluor rose $.56 or .8 percent, to $67.29.