Exxon defies low oil price with refining strength

NEW YORK (AP) — ExxonMobil Corp.'s refining and chemical operations rescued the company's third-quarter results amid falling global oil prices and lower oil and gas production.

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Oregon, Alaska are ground zero in pot fight

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — From slick video ads online to scrawled chalk messages on college campus sidewalks, intense get-out-the-vote drives are mobilizing in Oregon and Alaska to legalize retail sales of marijuana to anyone old enough to drink.

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US consumer sentiment index reaches 7-year high

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers expect better economic growth and rising incomes in the coming months, pushing a measure of confidence to a seven-year high in October.

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Russia: Natural gas will flow after Ukraine pays

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will resume shipping natural gas to Ukraine after Kiev pays off its first debt installment for past supplies of gas next week, officials said Friday.

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TV space for campaign ads hard to find this late

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A Democratic super PAC wanted to run a 30-second ad during a Friday evening newscast on New Hampshire's one network station — and was even willing to shell out the $10,000 that the station demanded.

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