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Stock market heads higher after jobs report

(AP) — News that U.S. employers added workers at a good clip for the fourth straight month helped send the stock market higher Friday.

Engineer's 'switch from hell' began GM recall woes 


(AP) — Inside General Motors, they called it "the switch from hell."

Mexico backs local firm's 'iFone" trademark

(AP) — Mexico's intellectual property agency is backing a small local firm's rights to the "iFone" name, saying that ads for Apple's iPhone have encroached on the trademark.

Plan to establish marijuana banks becomes law

(AP) — Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed legislation to try to establish the world's first financial system for the largely cash-only marijuana industry.

US employers add 217K jobs; rate stays at 6.3 pct 


(AP) — U.S. employers added 217,000 jobs in May, a substantial gain for a fourth straight month, fueling hopes that the economy will accelerate after a grim start to the year.

Push for permits help responders in ND oil patch 


(AP) — When workers began spilling into western North Dakota for high-paying oil jobs and nowhere to live, they set their eyes on the unregulated prairie of the state's largest oil-producing county — quickly turning it into a mass of trailer parks and scattered RVs.

Wal-Mart names new vice chairman to board

(AP) — Wal-Mart's newly anointed CEO Doug McMillon said the world's largest retailer's task is to bring the changing world of e-commerce together with physical stores to help make customers' shopping experience better as technology evolves.

Coke ad: It takes 23 minutes to burn off a soda

(AP) —€” Coca-Cola is taking on obesity, this time with an online video showing how fun it could be to burn off the 140 calories in a can of its soda.

Uber, Lyft become regulated in Colorado

(AP) — Leading a push to legitimize Internet companies that connect riders to drivers with a few taps on a cellphone app, Colorado has become the first state whose legislature passed a law regulating companies like UberX and Lyft.

Hertz to review 3 years of financial results

(AP) — Hertz Global Holdings Inc. said that it has to review and correct its financial reports from the past three years after an audit by the car rental company found accounting errors.