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Brands Bet on British Allure to Get By Brexit

Brands Bet on British Allure to Get By Brexit

By Danica Kirka |
Tim Barlow pushes a green stamp onto the edge of an unfinished plate, leaving behind the words "Made in England."

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H&M Sales Disappoint as More Customers Shop Online

H&M Sales Disappoint as More Customers Shop Online

Mar 30
Swedish low-cost fashion brand Hennes & Mauritz AB said Thursday its first quarter sales disappointed, causing a plunge in the company's share price, as customers increasingly shop online.

'Bathroom Bill' Could Cost North Carolina More NCAA Events

'Bathroom Bill' Could Cost North Carolina More NCAA Events

By Jonathan Drew and Emery P. Dalesio | Mar 30
Basketball-mad North Carolina is bracing for what could be another costly hit from its "bathroom bill" as the NCAA selects four years of championship sites for a variety of sports.

China Affirms Climate Pledge After Trump Rolls Back Rules

China Affirms Climate Pledge After Trump Rolls Back Rules

By Joe McDonald | Mar 30
China promised Wednesday to stick to its climate commitments after President Donald Trump eased U.S. curbs on coal and oil use, opening the way for Beijing to assert itself as a leader in environmental policy.

Amazon Tests Grocery Pickup Service in Seattle

Amazon Tests Grocery Pickup Service in Seattle

By Mae Anderson | Mar 30
Eventually, members of Amazon's $99-a-year Prime loyalty program will be able to order groceries online and drive to a pickup location, where crews will deliver items to the car.

CEO of Airline Association Criticizes Electronics Device Ban

CEO of Airline Association Criticizes Electronics Device Ban

Mar 30
The head of the International Air Transport Association said Tuesday it's difficult to understand how banning electronic devices in carry-on baggage will improve flight security.

Some Balk As Seattle Seeks to Spend More Money on Homeless

Some Balk As Seattle Seeks to Spend More Money on Homeless

By Phuong Le | Mar 29
Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, Seattle's mayor is asking voters in this liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem.

Illinois Considers Legalizing Marijuana for A Fiscal Boost

Illinois Considers Legalizing Marijuana for A Fiscal Boost

By Kiannah Sepeda-Miller | Mar 29
Marijuana advocates are trying to lay the groundwork for Illinois to become the first state in the Midwest and the ninth nationwide to legalize recreational pot, arguing the move will help solve the state's notorious budget crisis.

Selling Water: Cope, Pepsi Look to Make Water Rain Money

Selling Water: Cope, Pepsi Look to Make Water Rain Money

By Candice Choi | Mar 29
As bottled water surges in popularity, Coke, Pepsi and other companies are using celebrity endorsements, stylish packaging and fancy filtration processes like "reverse osmosis" to sell people on expanding variations of what comes out of the tap.

Rule Britannia: Firms Bet on British Allure to Get By Brexit

Rule Britannia: Firms Bet on British Allure to Get By Brexit

By Danica Kirka | Mar 28
Companies ranging from luxury clothes maker Burberry to Bee Good, a small business making products from British bees, are hoping to make virtue out of necessity by promoting British identity as a selling point.

Coal Ash: 'Why in the World Would We Be Importing It?'

Coal Ash: 'Why in the World Would We Be Importing It?'

By Sarah Rankin | Mar 27
Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as foreign companies find a market for the same industrial waste that America's utilities are struggling to dispose of.

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