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A firefighters backs away from the flames after lighting a controlled burn near Tomerong, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in an effort to contain a larger fire nearby. Around 2,300 firefighters in New South Wales state were making the most of relatively benign conditions by frantically consolidating containment lines around more than 110 blazes and patrolling for lightning strikes, state Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons said. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Storms bring relief and danger to Australian wildfires

Jan. 8, 2020 2:35 AM EST

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Thunderstorms and showers brought some relief for firefighters battling deadly wildfires across Australia’s drought-parched east coast on Wednesday, but also raised concerns that lightning will spark more fires before dangerous hot and windy conditions return. Around 2,300...

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet CEO, founder dies at 61

Dec. 3, 2019 3:34 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The founder and CEO of Ollie’s Bargain Outlet has died at the age of 61. A statement from the company’s board of directors says Mark Butler died unexpectedly Sunday while spending time with his family for Thanksgiving. Butler founded the outlet chain with Mort Bernstein,...

US Steel, Marathon rise; Ollie’s, Hovnanian fall

Dec. 2, 2019 4:35 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday: United States Steel Corp., up 55 cents to $13.67 President Donald Trump said the U.S. would impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Argentina and Brazil. Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc., down $6.40 to $59 The...