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WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump supports completion of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline in the Midwest, based on policy and not the billionaire businessman's investments in a partnership building the $3.8 billion pipeline, according to an aide's memo.
NEW YORK (AP) — Investors are making a small move back to traditionally safe assets Friday afternoon after the rally of the last few weeks. Bonds are rising, as are real estate, telecommunication and household goods retail companies. Bond yields are moving lower and banks are falling. The Dow Jones industrial average, which closed at a record high a day ago, is down slightly.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's health care tab grew at the fastest rate in eight years in 2015, driven by the coverage expansion in President Barack Obama's law and by costly prescription drugs, the government said Friday.
WOOLRICH, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's Woolrich Inc., the oldest manufacturer of outdoor wear in the United States, has merged with its European partner and will be headquartered in London.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A lawmaker wants the state to bail out about 20 people and businesses in Connecticut that are owed a total of about $270,000 by a now-defunct organization that operated the state's official flagship, the Amistad schooner.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether some of the nation's largest health providers can rely on their church affiliations to avoid complying with federal laws covering pension benefits for workers.