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Dogfight! Seattle-based online network Rover takes aim at NYC pet-sitting law

NEW YORK (AP) — A popular online pet-care network is taking aim at a New York City law that makes unlicensed paid pet-sitting illegal. The Daily News (http://nydn.us/2uPCgXk ) says Seattle-based Rover.com hopes to get the law changed. The city grants permits to boarding facilities but not home pet-sitters. Fines start at $1,000. Health Department...

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US stocks dip with energy prices; European stocks sink

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks finished barely lower Friday as energy companies fell with oil prices and a 10-day rally for technology companies came to an end. But Wall Street mostly avoided the sharp losses that hit European stocks. The price of U.S. crude oil fell 2.5 percent and pulled energy stocks lower. Technology...

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UK moves to tighten rules on drone use

LONDON (AP) — British officials have announced plans to regulate drone use in a bid to prevent accidents and threats to commercial aviation. The new rules announced Saturday will require drones that weigh eight ounces (226.79 grams) or more to be registered and users will have to pass a safety awareness exam during the registration...