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  • Frustrated US lawmakers threaten action on Trump's tariffs

    Frustrated US lawmakers threaten action on Trump's tariffs

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:49:41 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:36 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:36:11 GMT
    Congress is losing patience with the Trump administration's reliance on tariffs to win trade disputes.More >>
    Congress is losing patience with the Trump administration's reliance on tariffs to win trade disputes.More >>
  • EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile practices

    EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile practices

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:05 AM EDT2018-07-18 10:05:43 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:35 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:35:43 GMT
    The European Union's antitrust chief is planning a statement Wednesday amid reports that her office will slap a record $5 billion fine on Google for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile phone...More >>
    The European Union's antitrust chief is planning a statement Wednesday amid reports that her office will slap a record $5 billion fine on Google for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile phone operating system.More >>
  • Alaska spaceport shortlisted for Rocket Lab launch site

    Alaska spaceport shortlisted for Rocket Lab launch site

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:12:18 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:31:57 GMT
    A California-based rocket company has shortlisted the Kodiak spaceport as a possible permanent home for its launches.More >>
    A California-based rocket company has shortlisted the Kodiak spaceport as a possible permanent home for its launches.More >>
  • Elon Musk apologizes for comments about cave rescue diver

    Elon Musk apologizes for comments about cave rescue diver

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:50:30 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:31:43 GMT
    In a series of tweets late Tuesday, the Tesla CEO said he had "spoken in anger" on Sunday after diver Vern Unsworth criticized him and SpaceX engineers. (Source: CNN)In a series of tweets late Tuesday, the Tesla CEO said he had "spoken in anger" on Sunday after diver Vern Unsworth criticized him and SpaceX engineers. (Source: CNN)

    In a series of tweets late Tuesday, the Tesla CEO said he had "spoken in anger" on Sunday after diver Vern Unsworth criticized him and SpaceX engineers.

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    In a series of tweets late Tuesday, the Tesla CEO said he had "spoken in anger" on Sunday after diver Vern Unsworth criticized him and SpaceX engineers.

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  • Lab-grown meat could be in restaurants in 3 years

    Lab-grown meat could be in restaurants in 3 years

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:22:03 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:31 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:31:39 GMT
    A Dutch company that presented the world's first lab-grown beef burger five years ago says it has received funding to pursue plans for artificially grown meat.More >>
    A Dutch company that presented the world's first lab-grown beef burger five years ago says it has received funding to pursue plans for artificially grown meat.More >>
  • Why is Facebook keen on robots? It's just the future of AI

    Why is Facebook keen on robots? It's just the future of AI

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:08:37 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:29 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:29:41 GMT
    Facebook is showing sudden interest in robotics, though it's not because it wants to build mechanical friends.More >>
    Facebook is showing sudden interest in robotics, though it's not because it wants to build mechanical friends.More >>
  • Amazon pokes fun at glitches, says tech gadgets popular

    Amazon pokes fun at glitches, says tech gadgets popular

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:35:05 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:29 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:29:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, Myrtice Harris applies tape to a package before shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, Myrtice Harris applies tape to a package before shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than...
    Amazon is hoping customers don't see any more dogs, after early problems on Prime Day meant people trying to shop got only images of the cute canines delivering an apologetic message.More >>
    Amazon is hoping customers don't see any more dogs, after early problems on Prime Day meant people trying to shop got only images of the cute canines delivering an apologetic message.More >>
  • UK investigators probe Russian access to Facebook data

    UK investigators probe Russian access to Facebook data

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:21:35 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:29 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:29:22 GMT
    British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the material appear to be in Russia. (Source: Facebook)British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the material appear to be in Russia. (Source: Facebook)

    British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the material appear to be in...

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    British authorities looking into inappropriate use of data gathered by political consultant Cambridge Analytica from millions of Facebook users say some of the systems that accessed the material appear to be in Russia or a group of former Soviet states.

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  • APNewsBreak: Twitter suspended 58 million accounts in 4Q

    APNewsBreak: Twitter suspended 58 million accounts in 4Q

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:08:30 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:29 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:29:20 GMT
    APNewsBreak: Twitter has suspended more than 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press.More >>
    APNewsBreak: Twitter has suspended more than 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press.More >>
  • FDA plans to ease OTC approvals for some prescription drugs

    FDA plans to ease OTC approvals for some prescription drugs

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:18:36 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:27 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:27:02 GMT
    FDA wants to make it easier for some prescription drugs to be sold over the counter.More >>
    FDA wants to make it easier for some prescription drugs to be sold over the counter.More >>
  • Philadelphia's tax on soda upheld by state Supreme Court

    Philadelphia's tax on soda upheld by state Supreme Court

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:59:13 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:27 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:27:00 GMT
    Pennsylvania's highest court is upholding Philadelphia's tax on soda and other sweetened drinks, rejecting a challenge by merchants and the beverage industry.More >>
    Pennsylvania's highest court is upholding Philadelphia's tax on soda and other sweetened drinks, rejecting a challenge by merchants and the beverage industry.More >>
  • Trump says Air Force One to get red, white and blue makeover

    Trump says Air Force One to get red, white and blue makeover

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:57:23 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:25:43 GMT
    Air Force One with U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump lands at Prestwick Airport, Scotland, Friday, July 13, 2018. Trump is due to play golf at his nearby Turnery course on Saturday. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)Air Force One with U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump lands at Prestwick Airport, Scotland, Friday, July 13, 2018. Trump is due to play golf at his nearby Turnery course on Saturday. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

    Trump says new Air Force One will feature a red-white-and-blue color scheme.

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    Trump says new Air Force One will feature a red-white-and-blue color scheme.

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  • The Latest: Powell gets praise for plain speaking

    The Latest: Powell gets praise for plain speaking

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:41:12 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:25:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on 'The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress', at Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Ju...(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana). Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on 'The Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress', at Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Ju...
    The Latest: Federal Reserve Chairman Powell delivers Fed's monetary report to House panel.More >>
    The Latest: Federal Reserve Chairman Powell delivers Fed's monetary report to House panel.More >>
  • US coal ash pollution rules eased after industry balks

    US coal ash pollution rules eased after industry balks

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:57 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:57:09 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:25:37 GMT
    The Trump administration is easing rules for handling toxic coal ash from more than 400 coal-fired power plants across the U.S. after utilities objected to the regulations adopted under former President Barack Obama.More >>
    The Trump administration is easing rules for handling toxic coal ash from more than 400 coal-fired power plants across the U.S. after utilities objected to the regulations adopted under former President Barack Obama.More >>
  • Regulators seek end to stricter oversight of Zions Bancorp

    Regulators seek end to stricter oversight of Zions Bancorp

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:39:08 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:25:33 GMT
    Federal regulators seek removal of strict government oversight imposed on Zions Bancorp after the big regional bank received a taxpayer-funded bailout during financial crisis.More >>
    Federal regulators seek removal of strict government oversight imposed on Zions Bancorp after the big regional bank received a taxpayer-funded bailout during financial crisis.More >>
  • Fed says trade war downturn could pose challenges

    Fed says trade war downturn could pose challenges

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:30:35 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:25:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies during a House Committee on Financial Services hearing, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies during a House Committee on Financial Services hearing, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
    Powell says Fed's ability to fight a downturn caused by trade war could get challenging.More >>
    Powell says Fed's ability to fight a downturn caused by trade war could get challenging.More >>
  • AmEx 2Q profit rises, but there are worry spots on lending

    AmEx 2Q profit rises, but there are worry spots on lending

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:17:08 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:25:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE - In this July 18, 2016, file photo, American Express credit cards are seen, in North Andover, Mass. American Express reports earnings Wednesday, July 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE - In this July 18, 2016, file photo, American Express credit cards are seen, in North Andover, Mass. American Express reports earnings Wednesday, July 18, 2018.
    American Express 2Q profits rise by 21 percent from a year ago, as the credit card giant saw more customers spending on its namesake cards and a much lower tax rate. But more customers are struggling to repay cards.More >>
    American Express 2Q profits rise by 21 percent from a year ago, as the credit card giant saw more customers spending on its namesake cards and a much lower tax rate. But more customers are struggling to repay cards.More >>
  • Tesla Model 3 buyers lose patience and maybe tax credits

    Tesla Model 3 buyers lose patience and maybe tax credits

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:21:16 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:25:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson). Keith Reynolds, who is on the Tesla waiting list for a Model 3, is photographed by his 9-year-old Audi A3 compact car Monday, July 16, 2018, in Laguna Hills, Calif.  For many on the list to buy Tesla's mass-market electric car...(AP Photo/Chris Carlson). Keith Reynolds, who is on the Tesla waiting list for a Model 3, is photographed by his 9-year-old Audi A3 compact car Monday, July 16, 2018, in Laguna Hills, Calif. For many on the list to buy Tesla's mass-market electric car...
    Many on waiting list for cheaper Teslas worry they won't get cars until after tax credit is gone.More >>
    Many on waiting list for cheaper Teslas worry they won't get cars until after tax credit is gone.More >>
  • Finnish brewery creates quirky beer for Trump-Putin summit

    Finnish brewery creates quirky beer for Trump-Putin summit

    Saturday, July 14 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-07-14 20:31:22 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:17:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). Samuli Huuhtanen, CEO of Finnish beer brewery Rock Paper Scissors displays a beer bottle labeled with cartoon caricatures depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S President Donald Trump, during an interview with t...(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). Samuli Huuhtanen, CEO of Finnish beer brewery Rock Paper Scissors displays a beer bottle labeled with cartoon caricatures depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S President Donald Trump, during an interview with t...
    Finnish brewery pays humorous tribute to U.S. Russian summit in Helsinki with a limited-edition beer, urges Trump, Putin to settle things "like adults".More >>
    Finnish brewery pays humorous tribute to U.S. Russian summit in Helsinki with a limited-edition beer, urges Trump, Putin to settle things "like adults".More >>
  • US stocks edge higher as airlines, railroads and banks jump

    US stocks edge higher as airlines, railroads and banks jump

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:26:17 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-07-18 22:49:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Feb. 9, 2017, file photo, traders work the floor at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Feb. 9, 2017, file photo, traders work the floor at the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.
    US stocks are little changed as transportation companies including railroads and airlines rise following strong earnings reports, but energy companies slide along with oil prices.More >>
    US stocks are little changed as transportation companies including railroads and airlines rise following strong earnings reports, but energy companies slide along with oil prices.More >>
  • Airline group faults Europe traffic controllers amid delays

    Airline group faults Europe traffic controllers amid delays

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:36 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:36:22 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:13:29 GMT
    The world's biggest trade association of airlines is criticizing air traffic control agencies in Europe for seeking "super-normal profits" instead of working to improve performance, as air travelers have faced...More >>
    The world's biggest trade association of airlines is criticizing air traffic control agencies in Europe for seeking "super-normal profits" instead of working to improve performance, as air travelers have faced soaring delays this year.More >>
  • US launches national security probe into uranium imports

    US launches national security probe into uranium imports

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:53:04 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:38:02 GMT
    US launches national security investigation into uranium imports.More >>
    US launches national security investigation into uranium imports.More >>
  • Netflix drops dud on Wall St. as subscriber growth flops

    Netflix drops dud on Wall St. as subscriber growth flops

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:05:09 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:36:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE- This July 17, 2017, file photo shows a Netflix logo on an iPhone in Philadelphia. Netflix, Inc. reports earnings Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE- This July 17, 2017, file photo shows a Netflix logo on an iPhone in Philadelphia. Netflix, Inc. reports earnings Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Netflix's second-quarter subscriber growth disappoints investors, causing stock to fall 14 percent.More >>
    Netflix's second-quarter subscriber growth disappoints investors, causing stock to fall 14 percent.More >>
  • Tennessee zipper company in crosshairs of buy-American laws

    Tennessee zipper company in crosshairs of buy-American laws

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:49:47 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-07-18 19:01:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). In this May 17, 2018 photo, zipper sliders travel through a machine that places them onto zipper chains at the Dunlap Industries facility in Dunlap, Tenn. The small zipper-making company is fighting to keep its pared-down staf...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). In this May 17, 2018 photo, zipper sliders travel through a machine that places them onto zipper chains at the Dunlap Industries facility in Dunlap, Tenn. The small zipper-making company is fighting to keep its pared-down staf...
    A small zipper-making company in Appalachia is fighting to keep its pared-down staff occupied after it lost federal contracts to provide zippers for military uniforms.More >>
    A small zipper-making company in Appalachia is fighting to keep its pared-down staff occupied after it lost federal contracts to provide zippers for military uniforms.More >>
  • US housing starts tumbled 12.3 percent in June

    US housing starts tumbled 12.3 percent in June

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:40 AM EDT2018-07-18 12:40:52 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:46 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:46:10 GMT
    US housing starts drop 12.3 percent in June as homebuilders sharply curtailed pace of construction.More >>
    US housing starts drop 12.3 percent in June as homebuilders sharply curtailed pace of construction.More >>
  • MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability

    MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:31:22 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:19:14 GMT
    MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las...More >>
    MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas.More >>
  • New IRS policy allows some tax-exempt groups to veil donors

    New IRS policy allows some tax-exempt groups to veil donors

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:05:58 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-07-18 17:21:33 GMT

    The Trump administration is lifting requirements for some tax-exempt groups to disclose the identities of their donors to federal tax authorities. The change benefits groups that spend millions on political ads,...

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    The Trump administration is lifting requirements for some tax-exempt groups to disclose the identities of their donors to federal tax authorities. The change benefits groups that spend millions on political ads, such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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  • Morgan Stanley 2Q profits jump 39 percent, helped by trading

    Morgan Stanley 2Q profits jump 39 percent, helped by trading

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:00 AM EDT2018-07-18 12:00:50 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:29:14 GMT
    Morgan Stanley's 2Q profits rise by 39 percent, helped by strong performing on firm's trading desks.More >>
    Morgan Stanley's 2Q profits rise by 39 percent, helped by strong performing on firm's trading desks.More >>
  • Texas Instruments' new CEO loses job for personal misconduct

    Texas Instruments' new CEO loses job for personal misconduct

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:42:24 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:20:03 GMT
    Texas Instruments dumps recently appointed CEO for bad behavior, brings back his predecessor to fill void.More >>
    Texas Instruments dumps recently appointed CEO for bad behavior, brings back his predecessor to fill void.More >>
  • Millions in UK face water restrictions amid hot, dry weather

    Millions in UK face water restrictions amid hot, dry weather

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:28:25 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:17:04 GMT
    Millions in northern England are facing a ban on using garden hoses or sprinklers amid one of the longest spells of hot and dry weather in years.More >>
    Millions in northern England are facing a ban on using garden hoses or sprinklers amid one of the longest spells of hot and dry weather in years.More >>
  • The Latest: Johnson says it's not too late save Brexit

    The Latest: Johnson says it's not too late save Brexit

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:41:08 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-07-18 16:15:23 GMT
    (Parliamentary Recording Unit via AP). Britain's MPs in the House of Commons read out the results of a vote on the so called new clause 17 amendment, marking the Government's first defeat on the Brexit Trade Bill, Tuesday July 17, 2018. British Prime M...(Parliamentary Recording Unit via AP). Britain's MPs in the House of Commons read out the results of a vote on the so called new clause 17 amendment, marking the Government's first defeat on the Brexit Trade Bill, Tuesday July 17, 2018. British Prime M...
    Former UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson implored fellow lawmakers not to abandon Brexit, urging them to remember the initial enthusiasm for a sharp break from the European Union.More >>
    Former UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson implored fellow lawmakers not to abandon Brexit, urging them to remember the initial enthusiasm for a sharp break from the European Union.More >>
  • Lawmakers warn Trump tariffs threaten local newspapers

    Lawmakers warn Trump tariffs threaten local newspapers

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:33:33 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:21:36 GMT
    Members of Congress are warning that newspapers in their home states are in danger of layoffs, cutting coverage or going out of business entirely if the United States maintains recently imposed tariffs on Canadian...More >>
    Members of Congress are warning that newspapers in their home states are in danger of layoffs, cutting coverage or going out of business entirely if the United States maintains recently imposed tariffs on Canadian newsprint.More >>
  • Swiss drugs giant Novartis says profit up as spinoff looms

    Swiss drugs giant Novartis says profit up as spinoff looms

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:20 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:20:38 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:07:32 GMT
    Novartis says net profit rose 3 percent in the second quarter amid strong growth for some of its top products, as the Swiss pharmaceuticals giant moves to spin off its Alcon eye-care business.More >>
    Novartis says net profit rose 3 percent in the second quarter amid strong growth for some of its top products, as the Swiss pharmaceuticals giant moves to spin off its Alcon eye-care business.More >>
  • Source: Uber facing probe into alleged gender discrimination

    Source: Uber facing probe into alleged gender discrimination

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:22:34 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 11:06 AM EDT2018-07-18 15:06:41 GMT
    Source says government regulators are investigating whether Uber's pay structure discriminated against the ride-hailing service's women workers.More >>
    Source says government regulators are investigating whether Uber's pay structure discriminated against the ride-hailing service's women workers.More >>
  • Marriott hotels eliminating plastic straws by 2019

    Marriott hotels eliminating plastic straws by 2019

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:25:22 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:47:09 GMT
    The world's largest hotel company said the move will eliminate approximately 1 billion straws and 250 million stirrers by July 2019. (Source: Pixabay, File)The world's largest hotel company said the move will eliminate approximately 1 billion straws and 250 million stirrers by July 2019. (Source: Pixabay, File)

    The world's largest hotel company said the move will eliminate approximately 1 billion straws and 250 million stirrers by July 2019.

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    The world's largest hotel company said the move will eliminate approximately 1 billion straws and 250 million stirrers by July 2019.

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  • US optimism pushes stock markets mostly higher

    US optimism pushes stock markets mostly higher

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:00 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:00:30 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:38:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kin Cheung). A woman walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Asian markets climbed higher on Wednesday as a sweep of positive news from Wall Street and beyond boosted...(AP Photo/Kin Cheung). A woman walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Asian markets climbed higher on Wednesday as a sweep of positive news from Wall Street and beyond boosted...
    Asian stocks ease after rallying on Fed comments, solid US performance.More >>
    Asian stocks ease after rallying on Fed comments, solid US performance.More >>
  • The Latest: Industry, experts divided over EU fine on Google

    The Latest: Industry, experts divided over EU fine on Google

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:26:27 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-07-18 14:38:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE  - This Wednesday, April 26, 2017 file photo shows a Google icon on a mobile phone, in Philadelphia. European Union antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager is planning a statement on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 amid reports t...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This Wednesday, April 26, 2017 file photo shows a Google icon on a mobile phone, in Philadelphia. European Union antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager is planning a statement on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 amid reports t...
    Analysts and tech companies are divided over the merits of the European Union's fine against Google for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile operating system.More >>
    Analysts and tech companies are divided over the merits of the European Union's fine against Google for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile operating system.More >>
  • San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homeless

    San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homeless

    Monday, July 16 2018 9:59 PM EDT2018-07-17 01:59:19 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-07-18 13:02:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2016 file photo, a man stands outside his tent on Division Street in San Francisco. San Francisco voters will decide in November 2018 whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2016 file photo, a man stands outside his tent on Division Street in San Francisco. San Francisco voters will decide in November 2018 whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing...

    Homelessness is a major problem in San Francisco, as well as other cities on the West Coast with growing numbers of high-paying tech jobs that price lower-income residents out of a shrinking housing supply. 

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    Homelessness is a major problem in San Francisco, as well as other cities on the West Coast with growing numbers of high-paying tech jobs that price lower-income residents out of a shrinking housing supply. 

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  • EU tries to limit influx of steel diverted by US tariffs

    EU tries to limit influx of steel diverted by US tariffs

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:56 AM EDT2018-07-18 11:56:10 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:06 AM EDT2018-07-18 12:06:09 GMT
    (Chinatopix via AP). In this June 8, 2018, photo, a worker transfers steel cables at a steel factory in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province. The Trump administration on Monday, July 16, 2018, brought cases against China, the European Union, Canad...(Chinatopix via AP). In this June 8, 2018, photo, a worker transfers steel cables at a steel factory in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province. The Trump administration on Monday, July 16, 2018, brought cases against China, the European Union, Canad...
    The European Union has announced measures to shield its market from a glut of steel imports heading to the continent following the imposition of U.S. tariffs.More >>
    The European Union has announced measures to shield its market from a glut of steel imports heading to the continent following the imposition of U.S. tariffs.More >>
  • Morgan Stanley posts profit of $1.30 a share, tops estimates

    Morgan Stanley posts profit of $1.30 a share, tops estimates

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:35 AM EDT2018-07-18 11:35:40 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:58 AM EDT2018-07-18 11:58:11 GMT
    Morgan Stanley posts profit of $1.30 a share, tops estimates.More >>
    Morgan Stanley posts profit of $1.30 a share, tops estimates.More >>
  • South Korea slashes jobs outlook, downgrades growth forecast

    South Korea slashes jobs outlook, downgrades growth forecast

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-07-18 02:50:11 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:05 AM EDT2018-07-18 11:05:55 GMT
    South Korea is dramatically cutting its jobs outlook and slightly cutting its economic growth forecast.More >>
    South Korea is dramatically cutting its jobs outlook and slightly cutting its economic growth forecast.More >>
  • EU, US relations sinking further after divisive Trump tour

    EU, US relations sinking further after divisive Trump tour

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:04:10 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:05 AM EDT2018-07-18 10:05:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, Pool). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, left, and European Council President Donald Tusk, right, smile after their joint press conference of Japan-EU summit at Abe's...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, Pool). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, left, and European Council President Donald Tusk, right, smile after their joint press conference of Japan-EU summit at Abe's...
    After a week of the worst barrage of insults yet from U.S. President Donald Trump, the European Union is looking westward toward the White House less and less.More >>
    After a week of the worst barrage of insults yet from U.S. President Donald Trump, the European Union is looking westward toward the White House less and less.More >>
  • FCC head has 'serious concerns' with Sinclair-Tribune deal

    FCC head has 'serious concerns' with Sinclair-Tribune deal

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:00:05 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:43 AM EDT2018-07-18 09:43:43 GMT
    The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is expressing concerns over Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal for Tribune's television stations. (AP Photo/ Steve Ruark, File)The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is expressing concerns over Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal for Tribune's television stations. (AP Photo/ Steve Ruark, File)

    The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is raising "serious concerns" about Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal for Tribune's television stations.

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    The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is raising "serious concerns" about Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal for Tribune's television stations.

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  • Man suspected in California serial rapes drove for Lyft

    Man suspected in California serial rapes drove for Lyft

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:10 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:10:29 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:52 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:52:04 GMT
    Federal immigration authorities say a suspected serial rapist who is charged with posing as a Northern California ride-sharing driver to prey on his victims was living in the country illegally.More >>
    Federal immigration authorities say a suspected serial rapist who is charged with posing as a Northern California ride-sharing driver to prey on his victims was living in the country illegally.More >>
  • Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for his business

    Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for his business

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:16:18 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:17 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:17:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE - In a Thursday, June 14, 2018 file photo, Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. Whether it’s investors betting against his stock, reporters or analysts who a...(AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File). FILE - In a Thursday, June 14, 2018 file photo, Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. Whether it’s investors betting against his stock, reporters or analysts who a...
    Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for business, could land him in court facing defamation lawsuit.More >>
    Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for business, could land him in court facing defamation lawsuit.More >>
  • Asian stocks rise as solid US performance lifts spirits

    Asian stocks rise as solid US performance lifts spirits

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:18:33 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 1:45 AM EDT2018-07-18 05:45:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, the New York Stock Exchange is shown. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, the New York Stock Exchange is shown. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, July 17, 2018.
    US stock indexes are mostly lower Tuesday as big losses for Netflix affect consumer-focused companies and technology firms.More >>
    US stock indexes are mostly lower Tuesday as big losses for Netflix affect consumer-focused companies and technology firms.More >>
  • Powell says strong economy will keep rate hikes coming

    Powell says strong economy will keep rate hikes coming

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:03:25 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:20 PM EDT2018-07-18 03:20:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. On Tuesday, July 17, Powell is scheduled to te...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. On Tuesday, July 17, Powell is scheduled to te...
    Fed Chairman Powell says strong economy points to gradual rate hikes.More >>
    Fed Chairman Powell says strong economy points to gradual rate hikes.More >>
  • UnitedHealth posts big profit jump but sees room to improve

    UnitedHealth posts big profit jump but sees room to improve

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:31 AM EDT2018-07-17 10:31:59 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:30 PM EDT2018-07-18 01:30:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, file photo, shows a portion of the UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s campus in Minnetonka, Minn. UnitedHealth Group reports earnings Tuesday, July 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, file photo, shows a portion of the UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s campus in Minnetonka, Minn. UnitedHealth Group reports earnings Tuesday, July 17, 2018.
    UnitedHealth is reporting second-quarter earnings of $2.92 billion, for exceeding Wall Street expectations.More >>
    UnitedHealth is reporting second-quarter earnings of $2.92 billion, for exceeding Wall Street expectations.More >>
  • Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs

    Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:34 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:34:42 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:50:42 GMT
    The European Union and Japan are signing a widespread trade deal that will eliminate nearly all tariffs.More >>
    The European Union and Japan are signing a widespread trade deal that will eliminate nearly all tariffs.More >>
  • Blankfein to step aside as Goldman CEO, Solomon to take over

    Blankfein to step aside as Goldman CEO, Solomon to take over

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:37 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:37:04 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:50:21 GMT
    Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein to retire, to be replaced by David Solomon.More >>
    Goldman Sachs' Lloyd Blankfein to retire, to be replaced by David Solomon.More >>
  • The Latest: Senators press Fed chairman on trade threats

    The Latest: Senators press Fed chairman on trade threats

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:13:38 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-07-18 00:04:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. On Tuesday, July 17, Powell is scheduled to te...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. On Tuesday, July 17, Powell is scheduled to te...
    The Latest: Federal Reserve Chairman Powell says generally lower tariffs boost economic growth.More >>
    The Latest: Federal Reserve Chairman Powell says generally lower tariffs boost economic growth.More >>
  • WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events

    WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events

    Saturday, July 14 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-07-14 15:45:28 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:47:26 GMT
    Office space sharing company WeWork says it will no longer serve red or white meat at company events and also won't allow employees to charge meat to the company.More >>
    Office space sharing company WeWork says it will no longer serve red or white meat at company events and also won't allow employees to charge meat to the company.More >>
  • CSX 2Q profit jumps as railroad keeps cutting expense

    CSX 2Q profit jumps as railroad keeps cutting expense

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:27:17 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:33:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). FILE- In this Feb. 12, 2018, file photo, a CSX freight train passes through Homestead, Pa. CSX railroad will give investors another update on its efforts to cut costs and improve efficiency when it releases its quarterly earn...(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). FILE- In this Feb. 12, 2018, file photo, a CSX freight train passes through Homestead, Pa. CSX railroad will give investors another update on its efforts to cut costs and improve efficiency when it releases its quarterly earn...
    CSX. Corp. deliveres a 72 percent jump in its second-quarter profit as the railroad continued to cut its expenses and improve operations.More >>
    CSX. Corp. deliveres a 72 percent jump in its second-quarter profit as the railroad continued to cut its expenses and improve operations.More >>
  • JBS USA suspends shipments from Kentucky farm after video

    JBS USA suspends shipments from Kentucky farm after video

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:32:19 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:32:28 GMT
    JBS USA, the U.S. branch of the world's largest meat producer, says it has suspended shipments from a pig farm where workers were shown hitting, kicking and throwing pigs on undercover video.More >>
    JBS USA, the U.S. branch of the world's largest meat producer, says it has suspended shipments from a pig farm where workers were shown hitting, kicking and throwing pigs on undercover video.More >>
  • Ocean Resort Casino joins New Jersey internet betting market

    Ocean Resort Casino joins New Jersey internet betting market

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:02:19 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:37:24 GMT
    Another New Jersey casino has gone online, with the launch of Ocean Resort Casino's internet gambling site.More >>
    Another New Jersey casino has gone online, with the launch of Ocean Resort Casino's internet gambling site.More >>
  • Missouri court gives jolt of life to long Midwest power line

    Missouri court gives jolt of life to long Midwest power line

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:34:04 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:13:01 GMT
    A proposal for a high-voltage power line carrying wind energy across the Midwest has received a jolt of new life after the Missouri Supreme Court ruled that regulators wrongly rejected it.More >>
    A proposal for a high-voltage power line carrying wind energy across the Midwest has received a jolt of new life after the Missouri Supreme Court ruled that regulators wrongly rejected it.More >>
  • Portland chosen for self-driving car pilot program

    Portland chosen for self-driving car pilot program

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:35:35 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:04:35 GMT
    A Maine city is among seven municipalities that have been selected to help test self-driving car technology.More >>
    A Maine city is among seven municipalities that have been selected to help test self-driving car technology.More >>
  • UK's May faces down revolt over Brexit trade bill

    UK's May faces down revolt over Brexit trade bill

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:12 AM EDT2018-07-17 10:12:28 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:51 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:51:46 GMT
    The official group campaigning for Britain's exit from the European Union at the 2016 EU referendum has been fined and referred to the police for breaking electoral law.More >>
    The official group campaigning for Britain's exit from the European Union at the 2016 EU referendum has been fined and referred to the police for breaking electoral law.More >>
  • NAACP lifts travel advisory against American Airlines

    NAACP lifts travel advisory against American Airlines

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:38:35 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:28:54 GMT
    The NAACP is lifting its travel advisory against American Airlines, saying the company is address concerns that led to the warnings against African Americans flying on its airplanes.More >>
    The NAACP is lifting its travel advisory against American Airlines, saying the company is address concerns that led to the warnings against African Americans flying on its airplanes.More >>
  • Judge lifts order for Los Angeles Times to change story

    Judge lifts order for Los Angeles Times to change story

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:48:32 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:55:24 GMT
    (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times via AP, File). FILE - This Sunday, June 17, 2018 file photo shows Norman Pearlstine, executive editor of the Los Angeles Times, photographed in Beverly Hills, Calif. A U.S. judge has lifted an order that required the...(Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times via AP, File). FILE - This Sunday, June 17, 2018 file photo shows Norman Pearlstine, executive editor of the Los Angeles Times, photographed in Beverly Hills, Calif. A U.S. judge has lifted an order that required the...
    A U.S. judge has lifted an order that required the Los Angeles Times to remove information from an article about a court document that was meant to be kept from the public.More >>
    A U.S. judge has lifted an order that required the Los Angeles Times to remove information from an article about a court document that was meant to be kept from the public.More >>
  • The Latest: UK's May halts revolt over Brexit trade bill

    The Latest: UK's May halts revolt over Brexit trade bill

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:31:17 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:04:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to representatives during a visit to the Airbus area at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to representatives during a visit to the Airbus area at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May faced down rebellion over her plans for the country's exit from the European Union, with lawmakers rejecting a key amendment on a Brexit trade bill.More >>
    British Prime Minister Theresa May faced down rebellion over her plans for the country's exit from the European Union, with lawmakers rejecting a key amendment on a Brexit trade bill.More >>
  • Rights group questions DEA exploit of encrypted cellphones

    Rights group questions DEA exploit of encrypted cellphones

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-07-13 23:14:21 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:14:01 GMT
    Human-rights group questions DEA use of rigged smartphones designed to defeat encryption.More >>
    Human-rights group questions DEA use of rigged smartphones designed to defeat encryption.More >>
  • Tenants allege Kushner firm pushed them out of their homes

    Tenants allege Kushner firm pushed them out of their homes

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:20:20 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-07-17 17:55:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Barth Bazyluk looks through the mail at his home on July 5, 2018, in West Harrison, N.Y. Bazyluk moved to West Harrison with his family after leaving a rent-stabilized apartment they had lived in for seven years in Brooklyn a...(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson). Barth Bazyluk looks through the mail at his home on July 5, 2018, in West Harrison, N.Y. Bazyluk moved to West Harrison with his family after leaving a rent-stabilized apartment they had lived in for seven years in Brooklyn a...

    More than a dozen current and former residents believe relentless construction, along with rent hikes of $500 a month or more, was part of a campaign to push them out of rent-stabilized apartments and bring high-paying condo buyers in.

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    More than a dozen current and former residents believe relentless construction, along with rent hikes of $500 a month or more, was part of a campaign to push them out of rent-stabilized apartments and bring high-paying condo buyers in.

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  • Defense contractor Raytheon reaffirms its commitment to UK

    Defense contractor Raytheon reaffirms its commitment to UK

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:13:00 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:14:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Spectators watch an Airbus 400M take part in a flying display at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Spectators watch an Airbus 400M take part in a flying display at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Defense contractor Raytheon has reaffirmed its commitment to Britain amid ongoing political turmoil connected to its upcoming departure from the European Union.More >>
    Defense contractor Raytheon has reaffirmed its commitment to Britain amid ongoing political turmoil connected to its upcoming departure from the European Union.More >>
  • Germany, EU launch talks on Russia-Ukraine gas transit

    Germany, EU launch talks on Russia-Ukraine gas transit

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:32:58 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:34:12 GMT
    Germany is hosting the launch of European Union-brokered talks between Moscow and Kiev on the future transit of Russian gas through Ukraine after the current contract expires next year.More >>
    Germany is hosting the launch of European Union-brokered talks between Moscow and Kiev on the future transit of Russian gas through Ukraine after the current contract expires next year.More >>
  • Johnson & Johnson beats revenue, profit projections for 2Q

    Johnson & Johnson beats revenue, profit projections for 2Q

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:57 AM EDT2018-07-17 10:57:09 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:33:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This Oct. 10, 2008, file photo illustration shows Johnson & Johnson products, in Philadelphia. Johnson & Johnson reports earnings Tuesday, July 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This Oct. 10, 2008, file photo illustration shows Johnson & Johnson products, in Philadelphia. Johnson & Johnson reports earnings Tuesday, July 17, 2018.
    Johnson & Johnson tops revenue and profit expectations.More >>
    Johnson & Johnson tops revenue and profit expectations.More >>
  • Goldman Sachs' 2Q profit up 44 pct; CEO Blankfein to retire

    Goldman Sachs' 2Q profit up 44 pct; CEO Blankfein to retire

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:17 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:17:19 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-07-17 15:18:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, the logo for Goldman Sachs appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Goldman Sachs reports earnings Tuesday, July 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, the logo for Goldman Sachs appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Goldman Sachs reports earnings Tuesday, July 17, 2018.
    Goldman Sachs posts 44 percent rise in 2Q earnings, driving by trading and investment banking.More >>
    Goldman Sachs posts 44 percent rise in 2Q earnings, driving by trading and investment banking.More >>
  • US industrial production rebounds 0.6 percent in June

    US industrial production rebounds 0.6 percent in June

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:27:52 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:33:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux, File). FILE- In this July 11, 2018, file photo a worker assembles interior cabinets for a boat at Regal Marine Industries in Orlando, Fla. On Tuesday, July 17, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial production for June.(AP Photo/John Raoux, File). FILE- In this July 11, 2018, file photo a worker assembles interior cabinets for a boat at Regal Marine Industries in Orlando, Fla. On Tuesday, July 17, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial production for June.
    US industrial production rebounds 0.6 percent on rising factory output.More >>
    US industrial production rebounds 0.6 percent on rising factory output.More >>
  • World markets turn lower ahead of comments by Fed chair

    World markets turn lower ahead of comments by Fed chair

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-07-17 06:21:49 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:14:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Asian markets fell on Tuesday as mounting tensions over U.S. tariffs overshadowed data suggesting global growth was still on track.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara). A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Asian markets fell on Tuesday as mounting tensions over U.S. tariffs overshadowed data suggesting global growth was still on track.
    Asian markets mostly lower as trade tensions weigh on sentiment.More >>
    Asian markets mostly lower as trade tensions weigh on sentiment.More >>
  • Amazon's Prime Day runs into early snags

    Amazon's Prime Day runs into early snags

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:25 AM EDT2018-07-16 07:25:22 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:41:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, Myrtice Harris applies tape to a package before shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File). FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, Myrtice Harris applies tape to a package before shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than...

    This year's sales event, which starts Monday afternoon, will be six hours longer than last year's and will launch new products.

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    This year's sales event, which starts Monday afternoon, will be six hours longer than last year's and will launch new products.

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  • Amazon workers strike in Europe to coincide with Prime Day

    Amazon workers strike in Europe to coincide with Prime Day

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 8:27 AM EDT2018-07-17 12:27:09 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:23 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:23:36 GMT
    Amazon workers in Spain are holding their second of a three-day strike over salary and working conditions coinciding with the online retailing giant's major shopping holiday.More >>
    Amazon workers in Spain are holding their second of a three-day strike over salary and working conditions coinciding with the online retailing giant's major shopping holiday.More >>
  • US challenges China, EU and others at WTO over steel tariffs

    US challenges China, EU and others at WTO over steel tariffs

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:44:44 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:02 AM EDT2018-07-17 11:02:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). In this July 13, 2018, photo, Chinese made children shoes carrying a Chinese map and U.S. flags are on display for a sale at a shop in Beijing. China announced it filled a World Trade Organization challenge Monday, July 16, 2018, ...(AP Photo/Andy Wong). In this July 13, 2018, photo, Chinese made children shoes carrying a Chinese map and U.S. flags are on display for a sale at a shop in Beijing. China announced it filled a World Trade Organization challenge Monday, July 16, 2018, ...
    US brings WTO cases against China, EU and others in dispute over American steel tariffs.More >>
    US brings WTO cases against China, EU and others in dispute over American steel tariffs.More >>
  • China files WTO challenge to US $200B tariff plan

    China files WTO challenge to US $200B tariff plan

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:55 AM EDT2018-07-16 08:55:35 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:17 AM EDT2018-07-17 10:17:28 GMT
    It is an unusually rapid move for a trade case, coming less than one week after the U.S. Trade Representative announced the tariff plan, which wouldn't take effect until at least September. (Source: Raycom Media)It is an unusually rapid move for a trade case, coming less than one week after the U.S. Trade Representative announced the tariff plan, which wouldn't take effect until at least September. (Source: Raycom Media)

    China's government says it has filed a World Trade Organization case challenging U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to raise tariffs on Chinese goods worth $200 billion in an escalating dispute over technology policy.

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    China's government says it has filed a World Trade Organization case challenging U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to raise tariffs on Chinese goods worth $200 billion in an escalating dispute over technology policy.

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  • Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step forward

    Russian media suggest Putin-Trump summit a step forward

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:55 AM EDT2018-07-16 08:55:27 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:57 AM EDT2018-07-17 09:57:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump attends a working breakfast with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018 prior to his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Finnish cap...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump attends a working breakfast with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018 prior to his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Finnish cap...
    U.S. President Donald Trump might love what the Russian media are saying about him ahead of his meeting Monday with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.More >>
    U.S. President Donald Trump might love what the Russian media are saying about him ahead of his meeting Monday with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.More >>
  • British PM accepts key amendments from hardline Brexiteers

    British PM accepts key amendments from hardline Brexiteers

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:37 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:37:19 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:03 AM EDT2018-07-17 09:03:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). British Prime Minister Theresa May meets representatives during a visit to the Airbus area at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). British Prime Minister Theresa May meets representatives during a visit to the Airbus area at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    A former U.K. Cabinet minister from the ruling Conservative Party has called for a new Brexit referendum, an idea long assailed by the prime minister.More >>
    A former U.K. Cabinet minister from the ruling Conservative Party has called for a new Brexit referendum, an idea long assailed by the prime minister.More >>
  • Asian stocks fall, weighed by tensions over US trade tariffs

    Asian stocks fall, weighed by tensions over US trade tariffs

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:18:14 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-07-17 05:22:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this May 17, 2018, file photo, an American flag hangs above the bell podium on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, July 16.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this May 17, 2018, file photo, an American flag hangs above the bell podium on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, July 16.
    US stocks are little changed in early trading as banks rise with interest rates and Bank of America climbs after a solid second-quarter report.More >>
    US stocks are little changed in early trading as banks rise with interest rates and Bank of America climbs after a solid second-quarter report.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: State gets 5 more sports betting applications

    APNewsBreak: State gets 5 more sports betting applications

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:13:11 GMT
    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:41:57 GMT
    It's already late in the fourth quarter for some gambling companies' plan to offer legal sports betting in New Jersey before football season starts.More >>
    It's already late in the fourth quarter for some gambling companies' plan to offer legal sports betting in New Jersey before football season starts.More >>
  • IMF: World economy likely to grow 3.9 percent this year

    IMF: World economy likely to grow 3.9 percent this year

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:18:34 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:20 PM EDT2018-07-17 02:20:10 GMT
    IMF keeps global growth forecast at 3.9 percent this year despite worries about trade tensions.More >>
    IMF keeps global growth forecast at 3.9 percent this year despite worries about trade tensions.More >>
  • Heading for clouds: Aviation sector faces trade turbulence

    Heading for clouds: Aviation sector faces trade turbulence

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:35:04 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:35:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Spectators watch an Airbus 400M take part in a flying display at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Spectators watch an Airbus 400M take part in a flying display at the Farnborough Airshow in Farnborough, England, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Aircraft makers at the Farnborough International Airshow say thousands of jobs are at risk in this most international of industries as U.S. President Donald Trump raises tariffs and other countries retaliate.More >>
    Aircraft makers at the Farnborough International Airshow say thousands of jobs are at risk in this most international of industries as U.S. President Donald Trump raises tariffs and other countries retaliate.More >>
  • 'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles

    'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:48 AM EDT2018-07-15 15:48:02 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:23:32 GMT
    (Sony Pictures Animation via AP). This image released by Sony Pictures Animation shows a scene from "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation."(Sony Pictures Animation via AP). This image released by Sony Pictures Animation shows a scene from "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation."
    "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust.More >>
    "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust.More >>
  • US: Sanction exemptions open to those reducing Iran imports

    US: Sanction exemptions open to those reducing Iran imports

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:27 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:27:34 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:14:20 GMT
    US officials say some businesses that continue to import Iranian oil after the re-imposition of sanctions on Tehran could avoid penalties by making "significant reductions.".More >>
    US officials say some businesses that continue to import Iranian oil after the re-imposition of sanctions on Tehran could avoid penalties by making "significant reductions.".More >>
  • Sparse details on Iowa plans that bypass Obama's health law

    Sparse details on Iowa plans that bypass Obama's health law

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:26:20 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-07-16 22:14:00 GMT
    (Rodney White/The Des Moines Register via AP). In this April 2, 2018 photo, Gov. Kim Reynolds prepares to sign a bill allowing unregulated health plans at the Iowa Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-cont...(Rodney White/The Des Moines Register via AP). In this April 2, 2018 photo, Gov. Kim Reynolds prepares to sign a bill allowing unregulated health plans at the Iowa Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-cont...
    An Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-controlled Legislature would allow the conservative and politically powerful Iowa Farm Bureau to offer health plans that skirt requirements of the Affordable Care...More >>
    An Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-controlled Legislature would allow the conservative and politically powerful Iowa Farm Bureau to offer health plans that skirt requirements of the Affordable Care Act.More >>
  • Survey of economists: US sales and employment likely to grow

    Survey of economists: US sales and employment likely to grow

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:25:23 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:22:38 GMT
    A majority of the economists also say the corporate tax cuts that the Trump administration pushed through Congress have yet to affect their plans for hiring or investment. (Source: Pixabay, File)A majority of the economists also say the corporate tax cuts that the Trump administration pushed through Congress have yet to affect their plans for hiring or investment. (Source: Pixabay, File)

    But a majority of the economists also say the corporate tax cuts that the Trump administration pushed through Congress have yet to affect their plans for hiring or investment.

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    But a majority of the economists also say the corporate tax cuts that the Trump administration pushed through Congress have yet to affect their plans for hiring or investment.

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  • Facebook faces UK fine over its data privacy scandal

    Facebook faces UK fine over its data privacy scandal

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-07-10 22:44:03 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:39:37 GMT
    The chairman of the U.K. Parliament's media committee says the government office that investigated the Cambridge Analytica scandal has fined Facebook 500,000 pounds ($663,000) for failing to safeguard users' data.More >>
    The chairman of the U.K. Parliament's media committee says the government office that investigated the Cambridge Analytica scandal has fined Facebook 500,000 pounds ($663,000) for failing to safeguard users' data.More >>
  • Dems: Novartis deal with Cohen sought access to policymakers

    Dems: Novartis deal with Cohen sought access to policymakers

    Friday, July 13 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-07-13 16:14:30 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:38:29 GMT
    A report released by a group of Senate Democrats says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer was in frequent contact with top officials of the pharmaceutical giant Novartis as part of the lawyer's $1.2...More >>
    A report released by a group of Senate Democrats says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer was in frequent contact with top officials of the pharmaceutical giant Novartis as part of the lawyer's $1.2 million consulting deal with the company.More >>
  • EU official urges Trump, Putin not to destroy global order

    EU official urges Trump, Putin not to destroy global order

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:35 PM EDT2018-07-16 03:35:12 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:07 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:07:52 GMT
    European Council President Donald Tusk has urged President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin and China to work together to avoid trade wars and prevent conflict and chaos.More >>
    European Council President Donald Tusk has urged President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin and China to work together to avoid trade wars and prevent conflict and chaos.More >>
  • EU says Airbnb must change presentation after complaints

    EU says Airbnb must change presentation after complaints

    Monday, July 16 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-07-16 15:23:49 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:07 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:07:41 GMT
    The European Union is giving Airbnb until the end of August to answer some EU complaints that the U.S. company's pricing presentation does not meet EU consumer standards.More >>
    The European Union is giving Airbnb until the end of August to answer some EU complaints that the U.S. company's pricing presentation does not meet EU consumer standards.More >>
  • US retail sales rise at a healthy 0.5 percent pace in June

    US retail sales rise at a healthy 0.5 percent pace in June

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:37 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:37:29 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:07 PM EDT2018-07-16 19:07:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). In this July 3, 2018, photo, a shopper carries bags in San Francisco. On Monday, July 16, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for June.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). In this July 3, 2018, photo, a shopper carries bags in San Francisco. On Monday, July 16, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for June.
    US retail sales rose at a healthy 0.5 percent pace in June as optimistic consumers spend more.More >>
    US retail sales rose at a healthy 0.5 percent pace in June as optimistic consumers spend more.More >>
  • AP Exclusive: Billionaires fuel US charter schools movement

    AP Exclusive: Billionaires fuel US charter schools movement

    Monday, July 16 2018 1:55 AM EDT2018-07-16 05:55:17 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-07-16 18:27:04 GMT
    Billionaires are influencing state education policy by giving money to state-level charter support organizations to sustain, defend and expand the charter schools movement across the country. (Source: Raycom Media)Billionaires are influencing state education policy by giving money to state-level charter support organizations to sustain, defend and expand the charter schools movement across the country. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Billionaires are influencing state education policy by giving money to state-level charter support organizations to sustain, defend and expand the charter schools movement across the country.

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    Billionaires are influencing state education policy by giving money to state-level charter support organizations to sustain, defend and expand the charter schools movement across the country.

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  • Trump DOJ appealing judge's OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger

    Trump DOJ appealing judge's OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger

    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:03:50 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-07-16 18:26:20 GMT
    A judge last month rejected the government's argument that the deal would hurt competition. (Source: AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)A judge last month rejected the government's argument that the deal would hurt competition. (Source: AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    Trump Justice Department is appealing US judge's approval of AT&T-Time Warner megamerger.

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    Trump Justice Department is appealing US judge's approval of AT&T-Time Warner megamerger.

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  • US trade, immigration and biofuel policies hit farmers hard

    US trade, immigration and biofuel policies hit farmers hard

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:07:54 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 1:50 PM EDT2018-07-16 17:50:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nati Harnik). In this July 12, 2018 photo, farmer Don Bloss checks on the operation of an auger transferring corn on his farm in Pawnee City, Neb. Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump’s trade, immigratio...(AP Photo/Nati Harnik). In this July 12, 2018 photo, farmer Don Bloss checks on the operation of an auger transferring corn on his farm in Pawnee City, Neb. Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump’s trade, immigratio...
    Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump's trade, immigration and biofuels policies will cost farms billions of dollars in lost income and force some out of business.More >>
    Farmers and agricultural economists are worried that president Donald Trump's trade, immigration and biofuels policies will cost farms billions of dollars in lost income and force some out of business.More >>
  • US firm tried to enlist ambassadors to help Russian company

    US firm tried to enlist ambassadors to help Russian company

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:35:15 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 12:49 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:49:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File). FILE - In this July 2, 2015, file photo, Russian metals magnate Oleg Deripaska attends Independence Day celebrations at Spaso House, the residence of the American Ambassador, in Moscow, Russia. A U.S. lobbying...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File). FILE - In this July 2, 2015, file photo, Russian metals magnate Oleg Deripaska attends Independence Day celebrations at Spaso House, the residence of the American Ambassador, in Moscow, Russia. A U.S. lobbying...
    American lobbying firm sought to recruit ambassadors of several countries to help support Russian company sanctioned by US.More >>
    American lobbying firm sought to recruit ambassadors of several countries to help support Russian company sanctioned by US.More >>
  • Italy's Salvini doesn't exclude EU veto on Russia sanctions

    Italy's Salvini doesn't exclude EU veto on Russia sanctions

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:09 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:09:08 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:46:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, right, and Evelina Christillin in the stands prior to the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July...(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, right, and Evelina Christillin in the stands prior to the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July...
    Italy's populist government is hoping to convince the European Union to lift sanctions against Russia but won't rule out using its veto if diplomacy fails.More >>
    Italy's populist government is hoping to convince the European Union to lift sanctions against Russia but won't rule out using its veto if diplomacy fails.More >>
  • Bank of America 2Q profits boosted by tax law, higher rates

    Bank of America 2Q profits boosted by tax law, higher rates

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:51 AM EDT2018-07-16 11:51:49 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:35:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, people walk by a branch office of Bank of America in New York. Bank of America Corp. reports earnings Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, people walk by a branch office of Bank of America in New York. Bank of America Corp. reports earnings Monday, July 16, 2018.
    Bank of America 2Q profits jump 33 percent, helped by lower tax bill and higher interest rates.More >>
    Bank of America 2Q profits jump 33 percent, helped by lower tax bill and higher interest rates.More >>
  • 5 years after declaring bankruptcy, Detroit reborn at a cost

    5 years after declaring bankruptcy, Detroit reborn at a cost

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:23:58 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-07-16 16:03:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Corey Williams). In this July 11, 2018 photo, James Murphy, left, and Bryan Knoche work the counter at Fred's Key Shop in Midtown Detroit. Five years after Detroit filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, Knoche says the sm...(AP Photo/Corey Williams). In this July 11, 2018 photo, James Murphy, left, and Bryan Knoche work the counter at Fred's Key Shop in Midtown Detroit. Five years after Detroit filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, Knoche says the sm...
    Detroit has seen a remarkable turnaround since becoming the largest U.S. city to declare bankruptcy five years ago this month.More >>
    Detroit has seen a remarkable turnaround since becoming the largest U.S. city to declare bankruptcy five years ago this month.More >>
  • Financial forum: Virtual currencies need close monitoring

    Financial forum: Virtual currencies need close monitoring

    Monday, July 16 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-07-16 11:06:55 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:59 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:59:25 GMT
    An international forum on financial regulation say virtual currencies such as Bitcoin do not now pose a threat to global stability but cautions that "vigilant monitoring" is needed in light of a rapidly changing...More >>
    An international forum on financial regulation say virtual currencies such as Bitcoin do not now pose a threat to global stability but cautions that "vigilant monitoring" is needed in light of a rapidly changing market.More >>
  • Why traditional credit scores still matter

    Why traditional credit scores still matter

    Monday, July 16 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:24:16 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-07-16 14:28:42 GMT
    (NerdWallet via AP, File). FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com.(NerdWallet via AP, File). FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com.
    Alternative data, such as your social media and smartphone choices, will not replace traditional credit scores anytime soon.More >>
    Alternative data, such as your social media and smartphone choices, will not replace traditional credit scores anytime soon.More >>
  • Oregon admits lack of oversight of medical marijuana program

    Oregon admits lack of oversight of medical marijuana program

    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:56 PM EDT2018-07-13 01:56:54 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-07-16 13:08:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky, File). FILE - This Sept. 30, 2016, file photo shows a marijuana bud before harvesting at a rural area near Corvallis, Ore. The Oregon agency overseeing the state's legal medical marijuana industry admits in a report it has not ...(AP Photo/Andrew Selsky, File). FILE - This Sept. 30, 2016, file photo shows a marijuana bud before harvesting at a rural area near Corvallis, Ore. The Oregon agency overseeing the state's legal medical marijuana industry admits in a report it has not ...
    The agency overseeing Oregon's legal medical marijuana industry admits it has not effectively provided oversight of growers and others, creating opportunities for weed to be diverted into the highly profitable...More >>
    The agency overseeing Oregon's legal medical marijuana industry admits it has not effectively provided oversight of growers and others, creating opportunities for weed to be diverted into the highly profitable black market.More >>
  • China's economic growth cools amid trade tensions

    China's economic growth cools amid trade tensions

    Sunday, July 15 2018 10:09 PM EDT2018-07-16 02:09:57 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:38 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:38:17 GMT
    China's economic growth slowed to 6.7 percent in the quarter ending in June, adding to challenges for Beijing amid a mounting tariff war with Washington.More >>
    China's economic growth slowed to 6.7 percent in the quarter ending in June, adding to challenges for Beijing amid a mounting tariff war with Washington.More >>
  • May reveals Trump Brexit advice: Sue the EU, don't negotiate

    May reveals Trump Brexit advice: Sue the EU, don't negotiate

    Sunday, July 15 2018 5:37 AM EDT2018-07-15 09:37:30 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:24 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:24:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May hold hands at the conclusion of their joint news conference at Chequers, in Buckinghamshire, England, Friday, July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May hold hands at the conclusion of their joint news conference at Chequers, in Buckinghamshire, England, Friday, July 13, 2018.

    Trump's first official visit to Britain this week was overshadowed by explosive and undiplomatic remarks he made about May's leadership, especially her handling of the Brexit negotiations.

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    Trump's first official visit to Britain this week was overshadowed by explosive and undiplomatic remarks he made about May's leadership, especially her handling of the Brexit negotiations.

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  • Long-troubled Deutsche Bank says profits unexpectedly high

    Long-troubled Deutsche Bank says profits unexpectedly high

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:25 AM EDT2018-07-16 09:25:25 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:22:11 GMT
    Germany's biggest bank, Deutsche Bank, says it foresees considerably higher-than-expected earnings for the second quarter _ results that it says underline the company's "resilience.".More >>
    Germany's biggest bank, Deutsche Bank, says it foresees considerably higher-than-expected earnings for the second quarter _ results that it says underline the company's "resilience.".More >>
  • China slowdown weighs on markets as Trump meets Putin

    China slowdown weighs on markets as Trump meets Putin

    Monday, July 16 2018 3:10 AM EDT2018-07-16 07:10:22 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 8:17 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:17:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). Women chat as investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, July 16, 2018. Shares edged lower in Asia early Monday after China reported lackluster growth data in line with expectations.(AP Photo/Andy Wong). Women chat as investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, July 16, 2018. Shares edged lower in Asia early Monday after China reported lackluster growth data in line with expectations.
    Shares lower in Asia on lackluster China growth, trade tensions.More >>
    Shares lower in Asia on lackluster China growth, trade tensions.More >>
  • Average price of US gas slips a penny, to $2.94 a gallon

    Average price of US gas slips a penny, to $2.94 a gallon

    Sunday, July 15 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-07-15 17:22:58 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 3:10 AM EDT2018-07-16 07:10:52 GMT
    The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. fell a penny a gallon over the past three weeks to $2.94.More >>
    The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. fell a penny a gallon over the past three weeks to $2.94.More >>
  • Asian shares drift lower as China data, trade cast shadows

    Asian shares drift lower as China data, trade cast shadows

    Monday, July 16 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:35:35 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 2:31 AM EDT2018-07-16 06:31:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). Women chat as investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, July 16, 2018. Shares edged lower in Asia early Monday after China reported lackluster growth data in line with expectations.(AP Photo/Andy Wong). Women chat as investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, July 16, 2018. Shares edged lower in Asia early Monday after China reported lackluster growth data in line with expectations.
    Shares lower in Asia on lackluster China growth, trade tensions.More >>
    Shares lower in Asia on lackluster China growth, trade tensions.More >>
  • DC Metro workers call for strike amid 2-year labor dispute

    DC Metro workers call for strike amid 2-year labor dispute

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:15 PM EDT2018-07-16 03:15:00 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:36:08 GMT
    Members of the Washington Metro's largest union have voted overwhelmingly to authorize their leader to call for a strike amid an extended labor dispute.More >>
    Members of the Washington Metro's largest union have voted overwhelmingly to authorize their leader to call for a strike amid an extended labor dispute.More >>
  • Kushner tenants: We were pushed out for luxury condo buyers

    Kushner tenants: We were pushed out for luxury condo buyers

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:22:55 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-07-16 04:16:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). This June 28, 2018 photo shows 184 Kent Avenue in the Brooklyn borough of New York owned by the Kushner Cos. An Associated Press investigation into one of the Kushner Cos.’ largest residential buildings in New York City reveal...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). This June 28, 2018 photo shows 184 Kent Avenue in the Brooklyn borough of New York owned by the Kushner Cos. An Associated Press investigation into one of the Kushner Cos.’ largest residential buildings in New York City reveal...
    Banging, drilling, dust, rats: Kushner Cos. tenants say relentless construction was used to push them out for luxury condo buyers.More >>
    Banging, drilling, dust, rats: Kushner Cos. tenants say relentless construction was used to push them out for luxury condo buyers.More >>
  • German authorities question Opel over diesel vehicles

    German authorities question Opel over diesel vehicles

    Saturday, July 14 2018 6:19 AM EDT2018-07-14 10:19:59 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:15 PM EDT2018-07-16 03:15:36 GMT
    German automaker Opel reportedly faces questions over emissions from its diesel vehicles, an issue that's already tarnished many of its competitors.More >>
    German automaker Opel reportedly faces questions over emissions from its diesel vehicles, an issue that's already tarnished many of its competitors.More >>
  • Rush on for casinos to start sports bets before football

    Rush on for casinos to start sports bets before football

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-07-15 15:47:52 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:10 PM EDT2018-07-16 03:10:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). A board shows the World Cup soccer tournament odds as people look at information at the Meadowlands Racetrack, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. Meadowlands Racetrack started taking sports betting on Saturday, b...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). A board shows the World Cup soccer tournament odds as people look at information at the Meadowlands Racetrack, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. Meadowlands Racetrack started taking sports betting on Saturday, b...
    New Jersey gambling regulators are warning casinos to submit their plans for sports betting by Monday or risk not being approved in time for the start of football season.More >>
    New Jersey gambling regulators are warning casinos to submit their plans for sports betting by Monday or risk not being approved in time for the start of football season.More >>
  • Federal Reserve projects further gradual hikes in key rate

    Federal Reserve projects further gradual hikes in key rate

    Friday, July 13 2018 11:39 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:39:03 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 8:10 PM EDT2018-07-16 00:10:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks to the media after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. The Federal Reserve says it expects low unemployment and ...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks to the media after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. The Federal Reserve says it expects low unemployment and ...
    Fed projects further gradual rate hikes that will put rate at a slightly restrictive level by late 2019.More >>
    Fed projects further gradual rate hikes that will put rate at a slightly restrictive level by late 2019.More >>
  • Papa John's starts pulling founder's image from marketing

    Papa John's starts pulling founder's image from marketing

    Friday, July 13 2018 9:19 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:19:00 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-07-15 17:28:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this Dec. 21, 2017, file photo shows signs, including one featuring Papa John's founder John Schnatter, at a Papa John's pizza store in Quincy, Mass. Papa John’s plans to pull Schnatter’s image from marketing ma...(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this Dec. 21, 2017, file photo shows signs, including one featuring Papa John's founder John Schnatter, at a Papa John's pizza store in Quincy, Mass. Papa John’s plans to pull Schnatter’s image from marketing ma...
    APNewsBreak: Papa John's to pull founder image from marketing following reports he used racial slur.More >>
    APNewsBreak: Papa John's to pull founder image from marketing following reports he used racial slur.More >>
  • JPMorgan's profits rise 18 percent, helped by lower taxes

    JPMorgan's profits rise 18 percent, helped by lower taxes

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:22 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:22:30 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:33:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- This Jan. 11, 2016, file photo shows a Chase bank branch in New York. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reports earnings Friday, July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- This Jan. 11, 2016, file photo shows a Chase bank branch in New York. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reports earnings Friday, July 13, 2018.
    JPMorgan Chase second-quarter profits rise by 18 percent from a year ago, as the bank continues to benefit from higher interest rates and a lower tax bill following last year's passage of President Donald Trump's...More >>
    JPMorgan Chase second-quarter profits rise by 18 percent from a year ago, as the bank continues to benefit from higher interest rates and a lower tax bill following last year's passage of President Donald Trump's tax law.More >>
  • Wells Fargo 2Q earnings fall as impact of scandals linger

    Wells Fargo 2Q earnings fall as impact of scandals linger

    Friday, July 13 2018 9:26 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:26:03 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:19 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:19:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this May 17, 2018, file photo, the logo for Wells Fargo appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Wells Fargo reports earnings Friday, July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this May 17, 2018, file photo, the logo for Wells Fargo appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Wells Fargo reports earnings Friday, July 13, 2018.
    Wells Fargo 2Q earnings fall, revenue rises.More >>
    Wells Fargo 2Q earnings fall, revenue rises.More >>
  • Citigroup 2Q earnings rise 16 pct; revenue growth is tepid

    Citigroup 2Q earnings rise 16 pct; revenue growth is tepid

    Friday, July 13 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:46:39 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-07-15 15:53:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this April 24, 2018, file photo, a Citibank sign is shown outside one of the bank's branch offices in New York. Citigroup reports earnings Friday, July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this April 24, 2018, file photo, a Citibank sign is shown outside one of the bank's branch offices in New York. Citigroup reports earnings Friday, July 13, 2018.
    Citigroup 2Q earnings rise as revenue increases.More >>
    Citigroup 2Q earnings rise as revenue increases.More >>
  • Lobbying firm sought envoys help to salvage Russian company

    Lobbying firm sought envoys help to salvage Russian company

    Saturday, July 14 2018 9:10 AM EDT2018-07-14 13:10:12 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-07-15 15:53:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File). FILE - In this July 2, 2015, file photo, Russian metals magnate Oleg Deripaska attends Independence Day celebrations at Spaso House, the residence of the American Ambassador, in Moscow, Russia. A U.S. lobbying...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File). FILE - In this July 2, 2015, file photo, Russian metals magnate Oleg Deripaska attends Independence Day celebrations at Spaso House, the residence of the American Ambassador, in Moscow, Russia. A U.S. lobbying...
    A U.S. lobbying firm sought to recruit the ambassadors of France, Germany and several other countries for an elaborate campaign to persuade the Trump administration to lift U.S. sanctions against a Russian...More >>
    A U.S. lobbying firm sought to recruit the ambassadors of France, Germany and several other countries for an elaborate campaign to persuade the Trump administration to lift U.S. sanctions against a Russian manufacturing giant.More >>
  • New Jersey track brings sports bets to New York's doorstep

    New Jersey track brings sports bets to New York's doorstep

    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-07-14 16:40:46 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 9:53 AM EDT2018-07-15 13:53:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Former New Jersey Sen. Raymond Lesniak holds up a ticket after he casted the very first bet at the Meadowlands Racetrack, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. Meadowlands Racetrack is the fourth sports betting outl...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Former New Jersey Sen. Raymond Lesniak holds up a ticket after he casted the very first bet at the Meadowlands Racetrack, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. Meadowlands Racetrack is the fourth sports betting outl...
    A northern New Jersey horse racing track has brought legal sports betting to New York City's doorstep.More >>
    A northern New Jersey horse racing track has brought legal sports betting to New York City's doorstep.More >>
  • Passenger fury at Ryanair after pressure drop forces landing

    Passenger fury at Ryanair after pressure drop forces landing

    Saturday, July 14 2018 5:39 AM EDT2018-07-14 09:39:57 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:57 PM EDT2018-07-14 23:57:10 GMT
    Dozens of Ryanair passengers have been discharged from hospital after being treated for nausea following an unscheduled landing in Germany.More >>
    Dozens of Ryanair passengers have been discharged from hospital after being treated for nausea following an unscheduled landing in Germany.More >>
  • Lenin statue at final sandwiched by ads for Budweiser, Visa

    Lenin statue at final sandwiched by ads for Budweiser, Visa

    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-07-14 16:41:00 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-07-14 18:31:53 GMT
    In this July 11, 2018 photo, a man holds up a Visa sign in front of a statue of Lenin, as fans arrive for the semifinal match between Croatia and England at Luzhniki Stadium, during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia. AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)In this July 11, 2018 photo, a man holds up a Visa sign in front of a statue of Lenin, as fans arrive for the semifinal match between Croatia and England at Luzhniki Stadium, during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia. AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
    Lenin statue outside the stadium where France and Croatia will play the World Cup final is sandwiched by ads for Budweiser and Visa, a sign of how far Russia has come from the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution.More >>
    Lenin statue outside the stadium where France and Croatia will play the World Cup final is sandwiched by ads for Budweiser and Visa, a sign of how far Russia has come from the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution.More >>
  • The Latest: "Baby Donald" blimp flies over Edinburgh march

    The Latest: "Baby Donald" blimp flies over Edinburgh march

    Saturday, July 14 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-07-14 12:10:06 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-07-14 16:41:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). A six-meter high cartoon baby blimp of U.S. President Donald Trump is flown as a protest against his visit, in Parliament Square in London, England, Friday, July 13, 2018. Trump is making his first trip to Britain as president a...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). A six-meter high cartoon baby blimp of U.S. President Donald Trump is flown as a protest against his visit, in Parliament Square in London, England, Friday, July 13, 2018. Trump is making his first trip to Britain as president a...
    Thousands of people are marching through the streets of Edinburgh to protest against President Donald Trump, who is staying in Scotland over the weekend.More >>
    Thousands of people are marching through the streets of Edinburgh to protest against President Donald Trump, who is staying in Scotland over the weekend.More >>
  • French military parades for Bastille Day, gets budget boost

    French military parades for Bastille Day, gets budget boost

    Saturday, July 14 2018 3:39 AM EDT2018-07-14 07:39:53 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-07-14 14:55:43 GMT
    (Christophe Petit Tesson/Pool Photo via AP). rance's President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech after signing the armed forces annual law budget, at the Hotel de Brienne, in Paris, France, Friday, July 13, 2018. .(Christophe Petit Tesson/Pool Photo via AP). rance's President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech after signing the armed forces annual law budget, at the Hotel de Brienne, in Paris, France, Friday, July 13, 2018. .
    France's military is getting a budget boost from President Emmanuel Macron as it prepares to march through Paris for Bastille Day celebrations.More >>
    France's military is getting a budget boost from President Emmanuel Macron as it prepares to march through Paris for Bastille Day celebrations.More >>
  • Corporations market at World Cup despite absence of US

    Corporations market at World Cup despite absence of US

    Friday, July 13 2018 1:51 PM EDT2018-07-13 17:51:01 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 9:10 AM EDT2018-07-14 13:10:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). In this July 5, 2018 photo, a helicopter sits atop the Budweiser boat, parked on the Moskva River during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). In this July 5, 2018 photo, a helicopter sits atop the Budweiser boat, parked on the Moskva River during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia.
    Business went on at the World Cup without the presence of the United States, although the tournament's visibility decreased across America.More >>
    Business went on at the World Cup without the presence of the United States, although the tournament's visibility decreased across America.More >>
  • UK politicians reel as Trump unleashes criticism then charm

    UK politicians reel as Trump unleashes criticism then charm

    Friday, July 13 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-07-13 09:52:38 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 7:22 AM EDT2018-07-14 11:22:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). A six-meter high cartoon baby blimp of U.S. President Donald Trump hovers next to the statue of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, as it is flown as a protest against his visit, in Parliament Square in London, Engl...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). A six-meter high cartoon baby blimp of U.S. President Donald Trump hovers next to the statue of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, as it is flown as a protest against his visit, in Parliament Square in London, Engl...
    The British pound has fallen and U.K. politicians are reeling from the tornado-blast of U.S. President Donald Trump, who has humiliated Prime Minister Theresa May, crushed hopes of a quick U.S.-U.K. trade deal and...More >>
    The British pound has fallen and U.K. politicians are reeling from the tornado-blast of U.S. President Donald Trump, who has humiliated Prime Minister Theresa May, crushed hopes of a quick U.S.-U.K. trade deal and boosted May's opponents over Brexit.More >>
  • Industrial park blast kills 19, hurts 12 in southwest China

    Industrial park blast kills 19, hurts 12 in southwest China

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:47 PM EDT2018-07-13 00:47:06 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 6:05 AM EDT2018-07-14 10:05:25 GMT
    China's official Xinhua News Agency says a blast in an industrial park in a southwestern province has killed 19 people and injured 12 others.More >>
    China's official Xinhua News Agency says a blast in an industrial park in a southwestern province has killed 19 people and injured 12 others.More >>
  • Commerce's Ross selling stock in response to ethics concerns

    Commerce's Ross selling stock in response to ethics concerns

    Friday, July 13 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:34:25 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 3:45 AM EDT2018-07-14 07:45:34 GMT
    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says he is selling off all his vast stock holdings after news reports raised questions about the timing of some of his stock transactions and he received a sharp reprimand from the...More >>
    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says he is selling off all his vast stock holdings after news reports raised questions about the timing of some of his stock transactions and he received a sharp reprimand from the chief federal ethics officer.More >>
  • AP sources: Army chooses Austin for new Futures Command HQ

    AP sources: Army chooses Austin for new Futures Command HQ

    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:24:48 GMT
    Saturday, July 14 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-07-14 04:43:33 GMT
    U.S. officials say Army leaders will announce on Friday that they've chosen Austin as the location for a new command headquarters that will focus on how to modernize the service and prepare for future wars.More >>
    U.S. officials say Army leaders will announce on Friday that they've chosen Austin as the location for a new command headquarters that will focus on how to modernize the service and prepare for future wars.More >>
  • US agency urges automakers to speed up Takata recalls

    US agency urges automakers to speed up Takata recalls

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:14:18 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 8:39 PM EDT2018-07-14 00:39:49 GMT
    The U.S. government's road safety agency is urging automakers to speed up replacement of potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators.More >>
    The U.S. government's road safety agency is urging automakers to speed up replacement of potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators.More >>
  • Russia blasts Greece over cybercrime suspect's extradition

    Russia blasts Greece over cybercrime suspect's extradition

    Friday, July 13 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:36:19 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-07-13 23:17:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 file photo, police officers escort Alexander Vinnik, center, as they leave a courthouse at the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki. A Greek court has ruled Friday, July 13, 2018...(AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 file photo, police officers escort Alexander Vinnik, center, as they leave a courthouse at the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki. A Greek court has ruled Friday, July 13, 2018...
    A Greek court has agreed to extradite to France a Russian cybercrime suspect who also is wanted on criminal charges in the United States and Russia.More >>
    A Greek court has agreed to extradite to France a Russian cybercrime suspect who also is wanted on criminal charges in the United States and Russia.More >>
  • Twitter to remove suspicious accounts from follower counts

    Twitter to remove suspicious accounts from follower counts

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-07-11 18:20:03 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-07-13 22:12:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). FILE - This  April 26, 2017 photo shows the Twitter app on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. Twitter says it will begin removing suspicious accounts it has locked, denying access to its owner, from how it counts users’ followers. ...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). FILE - This April 26, 2017 photo shows the Twitter app on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. Twitter says it will begin removing suspicious accounts it has locked, denying access to its owner, from how it counts users’ followers. ...
    Twitter says it will begin removing suspicious accounts it has locked _ denying access to its owner _ from how it counts users' followers.More >>
    Twitter says it will begin removing suspicious accounts it has locked _ denying access to its owner _ from how it counts users' followers.More >>
  • Wife of late UAW official sentenced in corruption probe

    Wife of late UAW official sentenced in corruption probe

    Friday, July 13 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:39:49 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:15:07 GMT
    The wife of a late union official has been sentenced to 18 months in prison as part of a federal corruption investigation at a training center run by Fiat Chrysler and the United Auto Workers.More >>
    The wife of a late union official has been sentenced to 18 months in prison as part of a federal corruption investigation at a training center run by Fiat Chrysler and the United Auto Workers.More >>
  • Despite some wobbles, stocks end the week with more gains

    Despite some wobbles, stocks end the week with more gains

    Friday, July 13 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-07-13 14:18:51 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:54:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- This Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset in lower Manhattan. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File). FILE- This Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset in lower Manhattan. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, July 13, 2018.
    Global shares rose Friday as investors focused on a run of earnings statements from U.S. banks.More >>
    Global shares rose Friday as investors focused on a run of earnings statements from U.S. banks.More >>
  • Streaming rules Emmys as Netflix snaps 17-year HBO streak

    Streaming rules Emmys as Netflix snaps 17-year HBO streak

    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:02 AM EDT2018-07-12 04:02:42 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:44:56 GMT
    (HBO via AP). This image released by HBO shows a scene from "Game of Thrones." The show holds the series record for most awards in a year, a dozen, which it set in 2015 and matched the following year, and with a total of 38 Emmys stands as the most-hon...(HBO via AP). This image released by HBO shows a scene from "Game of Thrones." The show holds the series record for most awards in a year, a dozen, which it set in 2015 and matched the following year, and with a total of 38 Emmys stands as the most-hon...

    The 70th Emmy Awards nominees will be announced at 11:25 a.m. ET Thursday morning.

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    The 70th Emmy Awards nominees will be announced at 11:25 a.m. ET Thursday morning.

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  • Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry

    Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry

    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:16:02 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-07-13 19:51:13 GMT
    (Miguel Roberts /The Brownsville Herald via AP, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2018 file photo, dignitaries take a tour of Southwest Key Programs Casa Padre, a U.S. immigration facility in Brownsville, Texas, where children who have been separated from...(Miguel Roberts /The Brownsville Herald via AP, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2018 file photo, dignitaries take a tour of Southwest Key Programs Casa Padre, a U.S. immigration facility in Brownsville, Texas, where children who have been separated from...

    Detaining immigrant children is a growing business for private contractors, who stand to earn $1 billion this year _ a tenfold increase from 2007.

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    Detaining immigrant children is a growing business for private contractors, who stand to earn $1 billion this year _ a tenfold increase from 2007.

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  • Ex-employee criticizes investigation into top Globe editor

    Ex-employee criticizes investigation into top Globe editor

    Friday, July 13 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:52:42 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-07-13 19:28:45 GMT
    A former Boston Globe employee who accused the newspaper's top editor of sending her inappropriate text messages is criticizing an investigation that found he didn't violate the company's anti-harassment policy.More >>
    A former Boston Globe employee who accused the newspaper's top editor of sending her inappropriate text messages is criticizing an investigation that found he didn't violate the company's anti-harassment policy.More >>
  • Comcast, Fox both raise bids as they reach for Sky

    Comcast, Fox both raise bids as they reach for Sky

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 4:15 AM EDT2018-07-11 08:15:20 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:50:10 GMT
    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has increased its bid to take full control of Sky in a prolonged battle with Comcast for the lucrative pay TV service.More >>
    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has increased its bid to take full control of Sky in a prolonged battle with Comcast for the lucrative pay TV service.More >>
  • Correction: US-China Tariffs-The Latest story

    Correction: US-China Tariffs-The Latest story

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:52:19 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:12:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). Vendors browse their smartphones at the Jingshen seafood market in Beijing, Thursday, July 12, 2018. China's government vowed on Wednesday to take "firm and forceful measures" as the U.S. threatened to expand tariffs to thousands ...(AP Photo/Andy Wong). Vendors browse their smartphones at the Jingshen seafood market in Beijing, Thursday, July 12, 2018. China's government vowed on Wednesday to take "firm and forceful measures" as the U.S. threatened to expand tariffs to thousands ...
    Chinese seafood merchants say they have already begun buying lobster and fish from other countries as tariffs make American seafood too expensive.More >>
    Chinese seafood merchants say they have already begun buying lobster and fish from other countries as tariffs make American seafood too expensive.More >>
  • Correction: US-China Tariffs story

    Correction: US-China Tariffs story

    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-07-12 04:47:55 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:12:52 GMT
    The labor union at South Korea's largest auto company said in a statement that if President Donald Trump goes ahead with imposing 25 percent auto tariffs, it will jeopardize some 20,000 jobs at a Hyundai factory in Alabama. (Source: AP)The labor union at South Korea's largest auto company said in a statement that if President Donald Trump goes ahead with imposing 25 percent auto tariffs, it will jeopardize some 20,000 jobs at a Hyundai factory in Alabama. (Source: AP)

    Hyundai Motor Co.'s labor union says steep auto tariffs could cost U.S. jobs.

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    Hyundai Motor Co.'s labor union says steep auto tariffs could cost U.S. jobs.

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  • Image issue: Papa John's still tied to founder under fire

    Image issue: Papa John's still tied to founder under fire

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:35 AM EDT2018-07-12 12:35:03 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 1:45 PM EDT2018-07-13 17:45:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, file photo, Papa John's founder and CEO John Schnatter attends a meeting in Louisville, Ky. Schnatter is apologizing after reportedly using a racial slur during a conference c...(AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, file photo, Papa John's founder and CEO John Schnatter attends a meeting in Louisville, Ky. Schnatter is apologizing after reportedly using a racial slur during a conference c...
    Papa John's founder resigns as chairman of the board hours after he apologized for using racial slur.More >>
    Papa John's founder resigns as chairman of the board hours after he apologized for using racial slur.More >>
  • Trump says drug maker Pfizer 'rolling back price hikes'

    Trump says drug maker Pfizer 'rolling back price hikes'

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 8:24 PM EDT2018-07-11 00:24:06 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:58:10 GMT
    Trump says pharmaceutical company Pfizer is "rolling back price hikes, so American patients don't pay more.".More >>
    Trump says pharmaceutical company Pfizer is "rolling back price hikes, so American patients don't pay more.".More >>
  • Blockbusters in Alaska set to close; 1 store left in US

    Blockbusters in Alaska set to close; 1 store left in US

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-07-12 23:24:54 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:50:41 GMT
    In its heyday, Blockbuster had 15 stores in Alaska. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)In its heyday, Blockbuster had 15 stores in Alaska. (Source: AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)

    Alaska's last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the rest of the nation.

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    Alaska's last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the rest of the nation.

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  • Fed Chair Powell says economy in 'good place' at moment

    Fed Chair Powell says economy in 'good place' at moment

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:33:55 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 11:49 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:49:55 GMT
    Fed Chair Powell says economy in 'good place' with but rising trade tariffs could slow growth.More >>
    Fed Chair Powell says economy in 'good place' with but rising trade tariffs could slow growth.More >>
  • US expected to become world's top oil producer next year

    US expected to become world's top oil producer next year

    Friday, July 13 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:34:03 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:43:25 GMT
    Chart shows the top oil producing countries in March 2018 as the U.S. is on pace to pass Russia and Saudi Arabia as the leading oil producing country; 2c x 3 3/4 inches; 96.3 mm x 95 mm;Chart shows the top oil producing countries in March 2018 as the U.S. is on pace to pass Russia and Saudi Arabia as the leading oil producing country; 2c x 3 3/4 inches; 96.3 mm x 95 mm;
    The U.S. is on pace to leapfrog both Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world's biggest oil producer.More >>
    The U.S. is on pace to leapfrog both Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world's biggest oil producer.More >>
  • Consumer group sues Ben & Jerry's over eco-friendly claims

    Consumer group sues Ben & Jerry's over eco-friendly claims

    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:08:47 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:37:30 GMT
    A consumer advocacy group has filed a lawsuit against Ben & Jerry's alleging the company misleads consumers about its environmental practices.More >>
    A consumer advocacy group has filed a lawsuit against Ben & Jerry's alleging the company misleads consumers about its environmental practices.More >>
  • Federal Reserve projects further gradual hikes in key rate

    Federal Reserve projects further gradual hikes in key rate

    Friday, July 13 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:09:19 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-07-13 15:34:17 GMT
    Fed projects further gradual rate hikes that will put rate at a slightly restrictive level by late 2019.More >>
    Fed projects further gradual rate hikes that will put rate at a slightly restrictive level by late 2019.More >>
  • Global shares higher as focus turns to US bank earnings

    Global shares higher as focus turns to US bank earnings

    Friday, July 13 2018 3:27 AM EDT2018-07-13 07:27:33 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 9:51 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:51:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, July 13, 2018. Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Friday rebounding from jitters ove...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, July 13, 2018. Asian stock markets were mostly higher on Friday rebounding from jitters ove...
    Asian shares mostly higher, led by advance in Japan as yen dips against dollar.More >>
    Asian shares mostly higher, led by advance in Japan as yen dips against dollar.More >>
  • China's trade grows in June amid tensions with Washington

    China's trade grows in June amid tensions with Washington

    Friday, July 13 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-07-13 04:27:08 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 9:47 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:47:07 GMT
    China's trade grows by double digits in June despite tensions with Washington.More >>
    China's trade grows by double digits in June despite tensions with Washington.More >>
  • Strong 2Q at Delta, but soaring fuel costs dim 2018 outlook

    Strong 2Q at Delta, but soaring fuel costs dim 2018 outlook

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:34 AM EDT2018-07-12 11:34:03 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 8:23 AM EDT2018-07-13 12:23:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, a Delta Air Lines Connection regional jet operated by GoJet Airlines takes off from Logan International Airport in Boston. Delta Air Lines reports earns on Thursday, July 12.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File). FILE- In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, a Delta Air Lines Connection regional jet operated by GoJet Airlines takes off from Logan International Airport in Boston. Delta Air Lines reports earns on Thursday, July 12.
    Delta puts up impressive second-quarter numbers, but soaring fuel costs are starting to take a toll.More >>
    Delta puts up impressive second-quarter numbers, but soaring fuel costs are starting to take a toll.More >>
  • Lawsuits alleging Roundup caused cancer can move forward

    Lawsuits alleging Roundup caused cancer can move forward

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-07-10 18:38:09 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 7:57 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:57:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This Jan. 26, 2017, file photo shows containers of Roundup, a weed killer made by Monsanto, on a shelf at a hardware store in Los Angeles. Lawyers for a school groundskeeper dying of cancer asked a San Francisco jury...(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This Jan. 26, 2017, file photo shows containers of Roundup, a weed killer made by Monsanto, on a shelf at a hardware store in Los Angeles. Lawyers for a school groundskeeper dying of cancer asked a San Francisco jury...
    A U.S. judge in San Francisco says evidence seems weak that Roundup weed killer can cause cancer, but experts can still make that claim at trial.More >>
    A U.S. judge in San Francisco says evidence seems weak that Roundup weed killer can cause cancer, but experts can still make that claim at trial.More >>
  • Drug company's lawsuit could derail Nevada execution

    Drug company's lawsuit could derail Nevada execution

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-07-10 17:07:48 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 7:17 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:17:14 GMT
    (Nevada Department of Corrections via AP). This undated Nevada Department of Corrections photo shows death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted in 2007 of robbing, killing and dismembering a 22-year-old man in Las Vegas, and was convicted...(Nevada Department of Corrections via AP). This undated Nevada Department of Corrections photo shows death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier, who was convicted in 2007 of robbing, killing and dismembering a 22-year-old man in Las Vegas, and was convicted...
    The convicted Nevada inmate slated to die by a three-drug lethal injection combination never before used in the U.S. has said repeatedly he wants his sentence carried out and he doesn't care about pain and suffering.More >>
    The convicted Nevada inmate slated to die by a three-drug lethal injection combination never before used in the U.S. has said repeatedly he wants his sentence carried out and he doesn't care about pain and suffering.More >>
  • Marlins suspend business relationship with Papa John's

    Marlins suspend business relationship with Papa John's

    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:53 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:53:48 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 6:09 AM EDT2018-07-13 10:09:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, file photo, Papa John's founder and CEO John Schnatter attends a meeting in Louisville, Ky. Schnatter is apologizing after reportedly using a racial slur during a conference c...(AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, file photo, Papa John's founder and CEO John Schnatter attends a meeting in Louisville, Ky. Schnatter is apologizing after reportedly using a racial slur during a conference c...
    The Miami Marlins have suspended their business relationship with Papa John's after the company's chairman of the board apologized for using a racial slur and resigned.More >>
    The Miami Marlins have suspended their business relationship with Papa John's after the company's chairman of the board apologized for using a racial slur and resigned.More >>
  • China's June trade with North Korea falls by more than half

    China's June trade with North Korea falls by more than half

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:16 PM EDT2018-07-13 03:16:54 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 6:02 AM EDT2018-07-13 10:02:57 GMT
    China's customs agency says the country's trade with North Korea in June fell by more than half compared with a year earlier amid U.N. sanctions imposed to stop its nuclear and missile programs.More >>
    China's customs agency says the country's trade with North Korea in June fell by more than half compared with a year earlier amid U.N. sanctions imposed to stop its nuclear and missile programs.More >>
  • Asian shares mostly higher; Japan's Nikkei up on weak yen

    Asian shares mostly higher; Japan's Nikkei up on weak yen

    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:31 AM EDT2018-07-12 14:31:07 GMT
    Friday, July 13 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-07-13 08:52:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this April 5, 2018, file photo, a sign for a Wall Street subway station is shown in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, July 12.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this April 5, 2018, file photo, a sign for a Wall Street subway station is shown in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, July 12.
    US technology companies are leading the market higher as stocks recover a piece of the steep losses they took the day before.More >>
    US technology companies are leading the market higher as stocks recover a piece of the steep losses they took the day before.More >>
  • 7 fast-food chains agree to end 'no-poaching' policies

    7 fast-food chains agree to end 'no-poaching' policies

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:19:42 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:02 PM EDT2018-07-13 02:02:00 GMT
    Seven national fast-food chains have agreed to end policies that blocked workers from changing branches _ limiting wages and job opportunities _ under the threat of legal action from the state.More >>
    Seven national fast-food chains have agreed to end policies that blocked workers from changing branches _ limiting wages and job opportunities _ under the threat of legal action from the state.More >>
  • Trump says May's Brexit plan would kill UK-US trade deal

    Trump says May's Brexit plan would kill UK-US trade deal

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:14 AM EDT2018-07-12 12:14:40 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:33 PM EDT2018-07-13 01:33:28 GMT
    (Parliamentary Recording Unit via AP). In this image from TV, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives statement in the parliament Monday July 9, 2018. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigned Monday, adding to divisions over Brexit that thre...(Parliamentary Recording Unit via AP). In this image from TV, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives statement in the parliament Monday July 9, 2018. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigned Monday, adding to divisions over Brexit that thre...
    The British government has released proposals for what it calls a "principled pragmatic and ambitious" Brexit _ plans that have already triggered the resignation of two top ministers and face likely resistance from...More >>
    The British government has released proposals for what it calls a "principled pragmatic and ambitious" Brexit _ plans that have already triggered the resignation of two top ministers and face likely resistance from the European Union.More >>
  • Tesla will build its 1st factory outside US in Shanghai

    Tesla will build its 1st factory outside US in Shanghai

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-07-10 16:03:26 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:10 PM EDT2018-07-13 00:10:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this April 15, 2018, file photo, the sun shines off the rear deck of a roadster on a Tesla dealer's lot in the south Denver suburb of Littleton, Colo. Electric car producer Tesla says it will build its first...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this April 15, 2018, file photo, the sun shines off the rear deck of a roadster on a Tesla dealer's lot in the south Denver suburb of Littleton, Colo. Electric car producer Tesla says it will build its first...
    Tesla announces plans for Shanghai factory.More >>
    Tesla announces plans for Shanghai factory.More >>
  • US budget deficit totals $74.9 billion in June

    US budget deficit totals $74.9 billion in June

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:19:36 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-12 23:25:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 15, 2018, file photo, the Capitol is seen in Washington. On Thursday, July 12, the Treasury Department releases federal budget data for June.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 15, 2018, file photo, the Capitol is seen in Washington. On Thursday, July 12, the Treasury Department releases federal budget data for June.
    US budget deficit totals $74.9 billion in June, reflecting drop in corporate tax payments.More >>
    US budget deficit totals $74.9 billion in June, reflecting drop in corporate tax payments.More >>
  • Subcontractor 'on site' ahead of fatal Wisconsin blast

    Subcontractor 'on site' ahead of fatal Wisconsin blast

    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:46:46 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-12 23:25:00 GMT
    (Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP). A large swath of downtown Sun Prairie remains closed Wednesday morning, July 11, 2018 in the wake of a gas leak explosion Tuesday evening that leveled a downtown Sun Prairie bar, caused a massive fire at a p...(Steve Apps/Wisconsin State Journal via AP). A large swath of downtown Sun Prairie remains closed Wednesday morning, July 11, 2018 in the wake of a gas leak explosion Tuesday evening that leveled a downtown Sun Prairie bar, caused a massive fire at a p...
    Communications company: Subcontractor working "on site" before explosion that killed Wisconsin firefighter, unclear if subcontractor responsible for breaking gas main ahead of blast.More >>
    Communications company: Subcontractor working "on site" before explosion that killed Wisconsin firefighter, unclear if subcontractor responsible for breaking gas main ahead of blast.More >>
  • Build-a-Bear halts too-popular "Pay Your Age" deal

    Build-a-Bear halts too-popular "Pay Your Age" deal

    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:50:02 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-07-12 23:15:07 GMT
    (Douglas R. Clifford/Tampa Bay Times via AP). Eight-year-old Skylar Baughey, of Clearwater, Fla., hugs her troll moments after completing its construction at the Build-A-Bear Workshop at Westfield Countryside Mall Thursday, July 12, 2018, in Clearwater...(Douglas R. Clifford/Tampa Bay Times via AP). Eight-year-old Skylar Baughey, of Clearwater, Fla., hugs her troll moments after completing its construction at the Build-A-Bear Workshop at Westfield Countryside Mall Thursday, July 12, 2018, in Clearwater...
    Build-a-Bear halts "Pay Your Age" deal, citing overwhelming crowds and safety concerns.More >>
    Build-a-Bear halts "Pay Your Age" deal, citing overwhelming crowds and safety concerns.More >>
  • Watchdog says Education Dept. stonewalls student loan suit

    Watchdog says Education Dept. stonewalls student loan suit

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:55:41 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:50:53 GMT
    Two federal agencies are at odds over a lawsuit that claims the nation's largest student loan servicer caused some students to pay back too much on their loans.More >>
    Two federal agencies are at odds over a lawsuit that claims the nation's largest student loan servicer caused some students to pay back too much on their loans.More >>
  • News organizations push for opioid data to be made public

    News organizations push for opioid data to be made public

    Monday, July 9 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-07-09 22:14:13 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:22 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:22:07 GMT
    Two news organizations are making their case that federal data showing the distribution of prescription opioids should be made public.More >>
    Two news organizations are making their case that federal data showing the distribution of prescription opioids should be made public.More >>
  • Cities grappling with how to deal with electric scooters

    Cities grappling with how to deal with electric scooters

    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:35:57 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:09:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ivan Moreno). In this Wednesday, July11, 2018 photo, Kirby Bridges, left, and Megan Garlington pose with the Bird scooters they were taking for an afternoon ride in Milwaukee. Milwaukee is suing California-based Bird to stop the company from ...(AP Photo/Ivan Moreno). In this Wednesday, July11, 2018 photo, Kirby Bridges, left, and Megan Garlington pose with the Bird scooters they were taking for an afternoon ride in Milwaukee. Milwaukee is suing California-based Bird to stop the company from ...
    Cities across the U.S. are grappling with how to deal with dockless electric scooters that have begun appearing along sidewalks overnight without any regulations.More >>
    Cities across the U.S. are grappling with how to deal with dockless electric scooters that have begun appearing along sidewalks overnight without any regulations.More >>
  • US watchdog criticizes FAA oversight of American Airlines

    US watchdog criticizes FAA oversight of American Airlines

    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:29 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:29:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:59:20 GMT
    Government investigator says an FAA inspector was too cozy with American Airlines and didn't act on safety concerns.More >>
    Government investigator says an FAA inspector was too cozy with American Airlines and didn't act on safety concerns.More >>
  • How Apple's app store changed our world

    How Apple's app store changed our world

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 3:15 AM EDT2018-07-10 07:15:52 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:36:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File). FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2009 file photo, a poster touting applications available for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch is seen at the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco. Since its debut 10 years ago Tuesday, July 10,...(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File). FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2009 file photo, a poster touting applications available for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch is seen at the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco. Since its debut 10 years ago Tuesday, July 10,...
    How Apple's app store changed our world.More >>
    How Apple's app store changed our world.More >>
  • Kremlin says new gas pipeline to Germany will help stability

    Kremlin says new gas pipeline to Germany will help stability

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:29 AM EDT2018-07-12 11:29:00 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:44:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a working session during a summit of heads of state and government at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a working session during a summit of heads of state and government at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
    The Kremlin says a new prospective natural gas pipeline to Germany will help increase stability and strengthen ties between Russia and the West.More >>
    The Kremlin says a new prospective natural gas pipeline to Germany will help increase stability and strengthen ties between Russia and the West.More >>
  • Average US mortgage rates edge up; 30-year at 4.53 percent

    Average US mortgage rates edge up; 30-year at 4.53 percent

    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-07-12 14:46:05 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:34:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke). In this June 8, 2018, photo a for sale sign stands in front of a house, in Jenkintown, Pa. On Thursday, July 12, Freddie Mac reports on the week’s average U.S. mortgage rates.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). In this June 8, 2018, photo a for sale sign stands in front of a house, in Jenkintown, Pa. On Thursday, July 12, Freddie Mac reports on the week’s average U.S. mortgage rates.
    Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged higher this week, marking their first increase since early June. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages ticked up to 4.53 percent from...More >>
    Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged higher this week, marking their first increase since early June. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages ticked up to 4.53 percent from 4.52 percent a week earlier.More >>
  • Twitter's fake account purge drags stock lower

    Twitter's fake account purge drags stock lower

    Monday, July 9 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-07-09 20:07:28 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-07-12 20:12:10 GMT
    It's no secret that Twitter has been purging fake and malicious accounts in an attempt to make its platform more welcoming for real people.More >>
    It's no secret that Twitter has been purging fake and malicious accounts in an attempt to make its platform more welcoming for real people.More >>
  • UK clears 21st Century Fox to buy satellite broadcaster Sky

    UK clears 21st Century Fox to buy satellite broadcaster Sky

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:54 AM EDT2018-07-12 11:54:57 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:47:18 GMT
    Britain's culture secretary has cleared the way for 21st Century Fox's bid for Sky following pledges that it will safeguard the independence of Sky News.More >>
    Britain's culture secretary has cleared the way for 21st Century Fox's bid for Sky following pledges that it will safeguard the independence of Sky News.More >>
  • Thousands rally in Ohio for solution to pension crisis

    Thousands rally in Ohio for solution to pension crisis

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:30:39 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:42:55 GMT
    Thousands of workers and retirees are rallying in Ohio's capital in a push to solve the nation's burgeoning pension crisis.More >>
    Thousands of workers and retirees are rallying in Ohio's capital in a push to solve the nation's burgeoning pension crisis.More >>
  • South Korea's central bank cuts outlook on trade battle

    South Korea's central bank cuts outlook on trade battle

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:43 AM EDT2018-07-12 06:43:08 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:26:08 GMT
    South Korea's central bank has cut its forecast on the South Korean economy, citing mounting uncertainties from the U.S.-China trade battle.More >>
    South Korea's central bank has cut its forecast on the South Korean economy, citing mounting uncertainties from the U.S.-China trade battle.More >>
  • Papa John's says founder resigned as chairman of the board.

    Papa John's says founder resigned as chairman of the board.

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-07-11 20:24:15 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-07-12 18:04:55 GMT
    Papa John's founder apologizes after reportedly using racial slur.More >>
    Papa John's founder apologizes after reportedly using racial slur.More >>
  • UK jury convicts 2 former bankers of bending interest rate

    UK jury convicts 2 former bankers of bending interest rate

    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-07-12 17:29:34 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-07-12 17:29:34 GMT
    A British office that prosecutes serious corruption cases says two former senior bankers have been found guilty of manipulating a key benchmark on which global interest rates are hedged.More >>
    A British office that prosecutes serious corruption cases says two former senior bankers have been found guilty of manipulating a key benchmark on which global interest rates are hedged.More >>
  • There's room for small businesses to compete with Prime Day

    There's room for small businesses to compete with Prime Day

    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:33:53 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:40:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE- In this April 9, 2018, file photo, shoppers walk in a mall in Salem, N.H. As Amazon gears up for its Prime Day promotion, other big-name retailers like Macy’s and eBay are launching deals and sales of their own. B...(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File). FILE- In this April 9, 2018, file photo, shoppers walk in a mall in Salem, N.H. As Amazon gears up for its Prime Day promotion, other big-name retailers like Macy’s and eBay are launching deals and sales of their own. B...
    There's room for small businesses to compete with Prime Day.More >>
    There's room for small businesses to compete with Prime Day.More >>
  • US inflation reaches 2.9 percent in June, highest in 6 years

    US inflation reaches 2.9 percent in June, highest in 6 years

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:39 AM EDT2018-07-12 12:39:41 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:34 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:34:22 GMT
    (Ellen O'Nan/The Paducah Sun via AP, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo, Bob Harris carefully selects which tomatoes to buy at Paducah, Kentucky's Downtown Farmers' Market. On Thursday, July 12, the Labor Department reports on U.S. consumer...(Ellen O'Nan/The Paducah Sun via AP, File). FILE- In this June 13, 2018, file photo, Bob Harris carefully selects which tomatoes to buy at Paducah, Kentucky's Downtown Farmers' Market. On Thursday, July 12, the Labor Department reports on U.S. consumer...
    US consumer prices rise in June from year ago at fastest pace in 6 years.More >>
    US consumer prices rise in June from year ago at fastest pace in 6 years.More >>
  • Moon vows to increase trade with Singapore, Southeast Asia

    Moon vows to increase trade with Singapore, Southeast Asia

    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:13 AM EDT2018-07-12 07:13:15 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:29:35 GMT
    (Wallace Woon/Pool Photo via AP). South Korea President Moon Jae-in, left, and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong hold a press conference at the Istana Presidential Palace in Singapore, Thursday, July 12, 2018. Moon is on a three-day visit to Sin...(Wallace Woon/Pool Photo via AP). South Korea President Moon Jae-in, left, and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong hold a press conference at the Istana Presidential Palace in Singapore, Thursday, July 12, 2018. Moon is on a three-day visit to Sin...
    South Korea's president has pledged to increase trade with Singapore as part of a strategy to raise its economic influence in the region.More >>
    South Korea's president has pledged to increase trade with Singapore as part of a strategy to raise its economic influence in the region.More >>
  • Speaker Ryan makes election year pitch for GOP tax law

    Speaker Ryan makes election year pitch for GOP tax law

    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-07-12 14:30:51 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-07-12 16:26:33 GMT
    House Speaker Paul Ryan is crediting the GOP's tax plan with improving the U.S. economy, an argument that's central to the Republican pitch to voters ahead of the midterm election.More >>
    House Speaker Paul Ryan is crediting the GOP's tax plan with improving the U.S. economy, an argument that's central to the Republican pitch to voters ahead of the midterm election.More >>
  • Trade war fears a clear concern of European bank officials

    Trade war fears a clear concern of European bank officials

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:08 AM EDT2018-07-12 11:08:59 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-07-12 14:40:29 GMT
    The European Union has downgraded its growth forecasts for the 28-country bloc amid fears of a global trade war.More >>
    The European Union has downgraded its growth forecasts for the 28-country bloc amid fears of a global trade war.More >>
  • Chicago mayor meets Chinese VP amid trade dispute

    Chicago mayor meets Chinese VP amid trade dispute

    Thursday, July 12 2018 2:48 AM EDT2018-07-12 06:48:12 GMT
    Thursday, July 12 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-07-12 14:30:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in Beijing, Thursday, July 12, 2018. Emanuel, on a mission to salvage business deals threatened by a tariff war, says Chinese officials expres...(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks during an interview with the Associated Press in Beijing, Thursday, July 12, 2018. Emanuel, on a mission to salvage business deals threatened by a tariff war, says Chinese officials expres...
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, on a mission to salvage business deals threatened by a tariff war, says Chinese officials expressed confidence during his visit to Beijing that they can survive the spiraling dispute...More >>
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, on a mission to salvage business deals threatened by a tariff war, says Chinese officials expressed confidence during his visit to Beijing that they can survive the spiraling dispute with Washington.More >>
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  • 911 calls detail aftermath of deadly New Mexico bus crash

    911 calls detail aftermath of deadly New Mexico bus crash

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:25:11 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:40:38 GMT
    (Greg Sorber/The Albuquerque Journal via AP). Emergency personnel work at the scene of a deadly multi-vehicle crash involving a bus that occurred on Interstate 25 north of Bernalillo, N.M., on Sunday, July 15, 2018.(Greg Sorber/The Albuquerque Journal via AP). Emergency personnel work at the scene of a deadly multi-vehicle crash involving a bus that occurred on Interstate 25 north of Bernalillo, N.M., on Sunday, July 15, 2018.
    Some callers were breathless and others were crying as they flooded emergency phone lines to report the aftermath of a deadly commercial passenger bus crash on a dark New Mexico highway.More >>
    Some callers were breathless and others were crying as they flooded emergency phone lines to report the aftermath of a deadly commercial passenger bus crash on a dark New Mexico highway.More >>
  • Florida mayor apologizes for fight over 'Starry Night' home

    Florida mayor apologizes for fight over 'Starry Night' home

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:41:30 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:40:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). This Wednesday, July 18, 2018 photo shows the painted exterior of the home of Lubomir Jastrzebski and Nancy Memhauseer in Mount Dora, Fla. The Orlando Sentinel reports the Mount Dora City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday, July ...(AP Photo/John Raoux). This Wednesday, July 18, 2018 photo shows the painted exterior of the home of Lubomir Jastrzebski and Nancy Memhauseer in Mount Dora, Fla. The Orlando Sentinel reports the Mount Dora City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday, July ...
    A Florida mayor has apologized to a couple fined thousands of dollars for painting the exterior of their home with murals emulating a Vincent van Gogh masterpiece.More >>
    A Florida mayor has apologized to a couple fined thousands of dollars for painting the exterior of their home with murals emulating a Vincent van Gogh masterpiece.More >>
  • Ohio executes killer who stabbed man he met in bar in 1985

    Ohio executes killer who stabbed man he met in bar in 1985

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:10 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:10:15 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:40:28 GMT
    (Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction via AP, File). FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows death row inmate Robert Van Hook, convicted of fatally strangling and stabbing David ...(Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction via AP, File). FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows death row inmate Robert Van Hook, convicted of fatally strangling and stabbing David ...
    Ohio is set to execute a condemned killer for a three-decades-old fatal stabbing.More >>
    Ohio is set to execute a condemned killer for a three-decades-old fatal stabbing.More >>
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