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The Galveston County Daily News : Business

September 22, 2014


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Asian shares slip on jitters over China growth

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Monday as investors awaited the release of a preliminary manufacturing survey from China this week that might show renewed weakness in the world's second-largest economy.

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Siemens to acquire Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion
Updated: September 21, 2014 - 11:02 pm

HOUSTON (AP) — German electronics and engineering company Siemens AG has reached a deal to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion.

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Gov. Brown signs clean-air vehicle legislation
Updated: September 21, 2014 - 8:00 pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law several bills designed to boost use of clean-air vehicles in California.

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'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 M
Updated: September 21, 2014 - 7:00 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate.

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US gas prices fall, extending summer decline
Updated: September 21, 2014 - 4:02 pm

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — A national survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has dropped another 9 cents over the last two weeks, to $3.37, bringing the decline to 34 cents over the last 13 weeks.

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UAW workers to vote on proposed Lear Corp contract
Updated: September 21, 2014 - 3:02 pm

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Workers at a northwestern Indiana Lear Corp. plant that makes automotive seats are preparing to vote on a tentative agreement that ended a one-day strike.

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With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know
Updated: September 21, 2014 - 3:03 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — China's e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading its shares Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are ten things to know about Alibaba, and why its initial public offering made history:

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China, US, India push world carbon emissions up
Updated: September 21, 2014 - 4:02 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, scientists announced Sunday as world leaders gather to discuss how to reduce heat-trapping gases.

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SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear
Updated: September 21, 2014 - 6:02 am

CAPE CANAVERAL (AP) — A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D printer for astronauts in orbit.

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