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Business For many in U.S., cash saved at gas pump is staying in pockets For many in U.S., cash saved at gas pump is staying in pockets
Even though Americans spent $6.7 billion less at gas stations in January than they had two months earlier, the extra cash didn't get spent anywhere else: Retail sales, excluding gas, fell slightly from November to January.
Business Ferris wheel, zip line, inlet eateries eyed in Atlantic City Ferris wheel, zip line, inlet eateries eyed in Atlantic City
Making good on its vow to seek new, non-gambling attractions, Atlantic City has redevelopment plans that include a giant Ferris wheel and zip line on the beachfront next to the Steel Pier, and restaurants, a rebuilt Boardwalk and an elevated walkway in its Inlet neighborhood.
Business U.S. labor official looks to untangle West Coast port dispute U.S. labor official looks to untangle West Coast port dispute
West Coast seaports that were all but shut over the holiday weekend because of a contract dispute are reopening as the nation's top labor official begins his efforts to solve a stalemate between dockworkers and their employers.
Business After shipwreck, concerns Costa wants to cut Italy ties After shipwreck, concerns Costa wants to cut Italy ties
Italian cruise company Costa Crociere is facing a public relations battle over its future in Italy amid concerns the company wants to distance itself from the country after the deadly 2012 shipwreck of the Costa Concordia.
Business US appeals to Japanese business to help push for trade pact US appeals to Japanese business to help push for trade pact
Japan and the U.S. are moving closer to reaching agreement on market opening measures needed to conclude a Pacific Rim trade pact, a top U.S. envoy said Friday, urging Japanese business leaders to help bridge the last, difficult disagreements.