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Utah hotel settles case with immigration officials

(AP) — Federal authorities say an upscale hotel chain has agreed to pay $2 million to settle allegations that 43 Utah employees working in the country illegally returned to work after they were flagged by an immigration audit and fired.

Nike, others end business relationship with Rice

(AP) — Ray Rice's indefinite suspension from the NFL for domestic violence will cost him income from endorsements in addition to his $4 million in salary.

American recovery drives the dollar sharply higher

(AP) — In the world of currencies, the dollar is starting to look like a safe home in a tough neighborhood.

Stocks decline for a second day; Home Depot falls

(AP) — U.S. stocks are ending lower for a second day in a row.

Trump casinos file Chapter 11; seek concessions

(AP) — Trump Entertainment Resorts filed for bankruptcy Tuesday and threatened to shut down the Taj Mahal Casino Resort, which would make it the fifth Atlantic City casino to close this year.

Deal reached to overhaul Detroit water agency

(AP) — The Detroit water department would be turned into a regional agency with a 10-year limit on annual rate increases and an infusion of millions of dollars from the suburbs, under a deal the mayor and other officials announced Tuesday.

Study: Want lower gas prices? Ship more oil abroad

(AP) — Exporting more U.S. crude around the world would lower the price of gasoline for U.S. drivers and benefit the U.S. economy, according to a new study released Tuesday.

Panama Canal expansion completion now in 2016

(AP) — The head of the Panama Canal Authority says completion of the canal's $5 billion expansion has been delayed until 2016.

Global Cash to buy Multimedia Games for $1.2B

(AP) — Global Cash Access Holdings is getting into the casino gaming business, spending about $1.2 billion to buy Multimedia Games Holdings.

US to spend $328 million on conservation easements

(AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced $328 million in funding Monday to protect and restore farmlands, grasslands and wetlands across the country.