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Fossil fuels will be main energy source for decades, OPEC says

Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 11:11 a.m.

A gas production facility is seen at Ras Laffan, Qatar, in April 2009. (Associated Press)
OPEC says growth in global oil demand will steadily lessen from an annual average of 1.3 million barrels a day between 2016 and 2020, to 300,000 barrels a day by 2035-2040. But it says fossil fuels will remain the main energy source decades from now.

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Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 5:50 p.m.

Pendleton stores plans four-day opening event Pendleton Woolen Mills is having a four-day grand opening of its new Spokane store in downtown’s River Park Square.

Report: Apple revamped overseas ops to find new tax havens

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 5:02 p.m.

A man walks into one of Apple's authorized premium resellers' outlets in Singapore in November 2015. (Associated Press)
Apple revamped its overseas subsidiaries to take advantage of tax loopholes on the European island of Jersey after a crackdown on Ireland’s loose rules began in 2013, according to The New York Times and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.

Uber tackles sex assault problem by pledging $5M to training

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 5:50 p.m.

Uber headquarters in in San Francisco. (Associated Press)
Uber is pledging $5 million over the next five years to seven organizations that work to prevent sexual assaults, a move aimed at helping the ride-hailing service combat its own problems as well as society as a whole.

Dudley to leave Fed in mid-2018 amid leadership overhaul

Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 9:05 a.m.

In this Tuesday, March 21, 2017, photo, William C. Dudley, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, speaks during a panel discussion at The Bank of England in London. (Kirsty Wigglesworth / Associated Press)
Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley plans to retire in the middle of next year, signaling the departure of an influential, crisis-tested policymaker that will widen the leadership overhaul at the U.S. central bank.

Report: Commerce head has stake in firm tied to Putin orbit

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 10:02 p.m.

In this Oct. 12, 2017, photo, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross appears before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Capitol Hill in Washington. (J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press)
Newly leaked documents show that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has a stake in a shipping company that does business with a gas producer partly owned by the son-in-law of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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