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Flying coach: Many universities are using private planes
BOSTON (AP) -- Once seen as a luxury of the corporate world, private planes are becoming increasingly common at U.S. colleges and universities as schools try to attract athletes, raise money and reward coaches with jet-set vacations....

Uber to investigate sexual harassment claim by engineer
LONDON (AP) -- Uber's chief executive ordered an investigation Monday into a sexual-harassment claim made by a female engineer who said her prospects at the company evaporated after she complained about advances from her boss....

Unilever shares slide after Kraft Heinz withdraws $143B bid
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares in Unilever, the owner of brands like Hellman's, Lipton, and Knorr, are down sharply after rival Kraft Heinz withdrew a $143 billion takeover offer....

Duck boats face increasing calls for improvements, bans
BOSTON (AP) -- With their festive, party-like ambiance and ability to travel on land and in water, duck boats have long been tourist attractions for sightseers around the U.S. But a string of deadly accidents has left the industry reeling, forced safety improvements and led some advocates to call for a total ban on the vehicles....

Uganda launches gold refinery, amid fears of dirty minerals
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- A gold refinery primarily owned by a Belgian investor was launched in Uganda Monday amid concerns about the source of its minerals....

Bailout negotiators get go-ahead to return to Greece
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Greece and its European creditors agreed Monday to resume talks on what economic reforms the country must make next in order to get the money it needs to avoid bankruptcy and a potential exit from the euro this summer....

Water regulators for Philly, NYC mum on gas drilling talks
Environmental groups and anti-drilling residents fear regulators are taking steps to lift a seven-year moratorium on natural gas development near the Delaware River, whose watershed supplies Philadelphia and half the population of New York City....

Insider Q&A: Hydro Flask CEO Scott Allan
Hydro Flask is a small company that went big, quickly....

World stocks mostly rise as US remains shut for holiday
HONG KONG (AP) -- Global stocks mostly rose Monday, though Wall Street remained shut for a holiday, as investors awaited key reports this week, including economic data, corporate earnings and minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting....

CEFC China Energy wins 4 percent stake in UAE oil project
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The United Arab Emirates' main state oil company has agreed to give CEFC China Energy a 4 percent stake in a major onshore oil project a day after awarding a minority stake to another Chinese company....

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