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Financial markets awaiting any Fed signal on rates

Financial markets awaiting any Fed signal on rates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Financial markets are awaiting the end of a Federal Reserve meeting Wednesday to see whether the Fed sends any clearer signa…

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Asian stocks higher on China stimulus reports

Asian stocks higher on China stimulus reports

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday, buoyed by reports that China is providing liquidity to major b…

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Braves' new stadium has a name _ SunTrust Park

Braves' new stadium has a name _ SunTrust Park

ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves are still more than two years away from moving into their new suburban ballpark.

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Criticism mounting for Vikings, Adrian Peterson

Criticism mounting for Vikings, Adrian Peterson

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and marketable stars in the NFL, an approachable superstar with an inspira…

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Survey finds skepticism about trade's benefits

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans, Japanese and many Europeans aren't sold on the benefits of trade. They doubt that global economic ties create job…

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Anheuser-Busch, McDonald's voice NFL disapproval

Anheuser-Busch, McDonald's voice NFL disapproval

Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League's recent scandals, but the c…

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NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil.

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Landmark fracking study finds no water pollution

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or bri…

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Congress: Safety agency mishandled GM recall

Congress: Safety agency mishandled GM recall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Both houses of Congress scolded the nation's highway safety agency Tuesday over its tardy handling of a deadly problem with …

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UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers

DALLAS (AP) — UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 workers to help deliver packages during the busy holiday season — an increase from last year, whe…

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Endo Int'l makes $1.4B offer for Auxilium Pharma

NEW YORK (AP) — Endo International PLC says it is making an unsolicited offer for Auxilium Pharmaceuticals that values Auxilium at $28.10 per share.

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New Jersey loses 4th casino as Trump Plaza closes

New Jersey loses 4th casino as Trump Plaza closes

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Beset by crushing debt, fleeing customers and run-down facilities, Trump Plaza on Tuesday became the fourth casino …

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Glimcher and Apple are big market movers

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:

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Foreign holdings of US Treasury securities dip

WASHINGTON (AP) — Foreign buyers of U.S. Treasury securities trimmed their holdings in July after hitting a record level in June. The two bigg…

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Self-driving cars now need a permit in California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years — but until now, the Depar…

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US stocks end higher ahead of Fed meeting results

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is closing broadly higher as investors await the results of a key meeting by the Federal Reserve.

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Russian billionaire placed under house arrest

Russian billionaire placed under house arrest

MOSCOW (AP) — A billionaire Russian tycoon was placed under house arrest Tuesday in a money-laundering case that has drawn comparisons with a …

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Corinthian Colleges sued for predatory lending

WASHINGTON (AP) — Corinthian Colleges is being sued by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for what it calls a "predatory lending…

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French prime minister wins confidence vote

French prime minister wins confidence vote

PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Manuel Valls won a vote of confidence on Tuesday in a tense ballot, allowing him to push through economic r…

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Blacks, Hispanics have doubts about media accuracy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study shows a large majority of African-American and Hispanic news consumers don't fully trust the media to portray th…

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EPA grants extension on power plant pollution plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday gave the public 45 more days to weigh in on a plan that would for the first t…

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GM to add 750 workers to build small pickup trucks

DETROIT (AP) — Early demand is so high for General Motors' new small pickup trucks that the company is hiring more workers to build them even …

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US stocks turn higher at midday

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are turning higher at midday with energy companies leading the gains.

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Ikea recalls swing because of breakage risk

NEW YORK (AP) — Ikea is recalling its Gunggung fabric swing because the suspension fitting that attaches the swing to its steel hooks could br…

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Clear Channel renamed iHeartMedia

NEW YORK (AP) — Clear Channel, the largest radio station operator in the U.S., says it has renamed itself iHeartMedia to reflect its transform…

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US CEOs less optimistic about hiring, spending

US CEOs less optimistic about hiring, spending

WASHINGTON (AP) — Optimism among chief executives at the largest U.S. companies fell in the July-September quarter after reaching a two-year h…

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Social Security resumes mailing benefit statements

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Social Security Administration has resumed mailing statements to workers letting them know the estimated benefits they w…

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Alibaba risk: China's rise leaves out investors

Alibaba risk: China's rise leaves out investors

WASHINGTON (AP) — American investors are clamoring to buy a stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, which is launching what may prove the b…

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Grain lower, livestock lower

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

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German court lifts injunction banning Uber

BERLIN (AP) — A court in Germany has lifted an emergency injunction that banned the ridesharing service Uber from operating anywhere in the country.

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US producer prices unchanged in August

US producer prices unchanged in August

WASHINGTON (AP) — A measure of prices that producers receive for their goods and services was unchanged in August, the latest sign that inflat…

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Oligarch buys Russia's most popular social media

Oligarch buys Russia's most popular social media

MOSCOW (AP) — A media company owned by Kremlin-friendly oligarch Alisher Usmanov has splashed out $1.5 billion to gain full control of Russia'…

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US stocks open lower ahead of Fed meeting

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling in early trading ahead of an important Federal Reserve meeting.

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Hertz adds Icahn-backed candidates to its board

Hertz adds Icahn-backed candidates to its board

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Dodging a proxy fight with billionaire Carl Icahn, Hertz has added three of his chosen candidates to the board.

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Lower gas, food costs keep US producer prices unchanged in August as inflation remains mild

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lower gas, food costs keep US producer prices unchanged in August as inflation remains mild.

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Dutch ease off austerity, will spend on military

Dutch ease off austerity, will spend on military

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Dutch government is presenting a budget for 2015 that for the first time in years will be focused less on financial auste…

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Ukraine, Scotland dent German investor optimism

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A key measure of German investor optimism fell in September for the ninth month in a row, dragged down by worries ov…

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Allergan agrees to move forward with meeting

Allergan agrees to move forward with meeting

NEW YORK (AP) — Allergan and Pershing Square have agreed on at least one step toward settling a fight over the makeup of the Botox-maker's board.

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China rig finds gas after Vietnam sea standoff

China rig finds gas after Vietnam sea standoff

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese exploration rig at the center of a tense maritime standoff with Vietnam earlier this year has made its first deep s…

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Russian ruble drops to historic low amid sanctions

Russian ruble drops to historic low amid sanctions

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's currency dropped to an all-time low against the dollar on Tuesday as investors fret about long-term economic damage fro…

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Drops in food, gas prices push UK inflation down

LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in the U.K. eased further below the Bank of England's target in August following falls in f…

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Scottish mistrust of Conservatives key in campaign

Scottish mistrust of Conservatives key in campaign

LONDON (AP) — With Thursday's referendum looming, proponents of Scottish independence are using one of the main weapons in their armory — Scot…

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Concerns raised over 'Obamacare' abortion coverage

WASHINGTON (AP) — A nonpartisan congressional agency is raising new questions about compliance with a key compromise on abortion that allowed …

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Odile slams Mexico's Baja California

Odile slams Mexico's Baja California

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Odile weakened to a tropical storm Monday night after blazing a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja Calif…

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US labor board orders CNN to rehire fired workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board ruled against the CNN cable television network on Monday in an 11-year-old labor dispute,…

September 15, 2014 6:54 pm

Apple releases tool to remove free U2 album

NEW YORK (AP) — Some iPhone users are not happy that U2's new album, "Songs of Innocence," was automatically added to their iTunes music libra…

September 15, 2014 6:43 pm

Once-troubled reverse mortgages poised for rebound

Once-troubled reverse mortgages poised for rebound

WASHINGTON (AP) — Advertised as a path to an affordable retirement, federally insured reverse mortgages are showing signs of a rebound, drawin…

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Forward-thinking U2 innovating while entertaining

Forward-thinking U2 innovating while entertaining

Since U2 stunned the music world by delivering a surprise album at Apple's iPhone 6 unveiling and making it available to a half-billion iTunes…

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Envelopes in Marriott hotels invite tips for maids

Envelopes in Marriott hotels invite tips for maids

NEW YORK (AP) — Do you leave a tip in your hotel room for the maid? Marriott is launching a program with Maria Shriver to put envelopes in hot…

September 15, 2014 5:43 pm

United offers up to $100K if workers leave

DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines reached a deal with the flight attendants' union to offer up to $100,000 in severance for workers who leave the company.

September 15, 2014 5:04 pm
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