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Trump aide: No military solution in North Korea

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President Donald Trump's chief strategist says there's no military solution to North Korea's threats and that the U.S. is losing the economic race against China. More>>

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The Latest: GOP Sen. Scott questions Trump's moral authority

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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford has strongly endorsed the statements by the leaders of the four major U.S. military services, who spoke out against racism and extremism. More>>

Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville

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Major tech companies are taking a firmer stand against white supremacists in the wake of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. More>>

LL Bean boosting production of iconic boot

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L.L. Bean is kicking it up a notch as demand continues to surge for its iconic boot. More>>

Lawsuit: Poland Spring Water is committing 'colossal fraud'

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A lawsuit claims that bottled water brand Poland Spring Water is deceiving consumers with evergreen labels that say the water contains "100 percent natural spring water" that is "proudly from Maine.". More>>

Walmart's online sales soar as it seeks to catch Amazon

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Wal-Mart Stores posts 2Q profit, results top Wall Street estimates. More>>

Starbucks founder questions country's 'moral fiber'

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Starbucks founder and chairman Howard Schultz has told employees that bigotry, hatred and senseless acts of violence against "people who are not white" cannot stand. More>>

Peer pressure, applied well, boosts financial health

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Peers can hold you accountable and keep you motivated with financial goals. More>>

Cleveland Clinic will pull event from Mar-a-Lago resort

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A leading U.S. hospital says it will pull an annual fundraiser from Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort after all. More>>

Trump isolation growing as business panels dismantled Video included

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President Donald Trump is defiantly blaming "both sides" for the weekend violence between white supremacists and counter-demonstrators in Virginia and rebuffing the widespread criticism of his handling of the emotionally-charged protests. More>>

New Ford CEO says company will balance present with future

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The new CEO of Ford Motor Co. says the company isn't taking its eyes off the present as it prepares for transportation in the future. More>>

US stocks tumble to worst loss in 3 months in broad selling

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US stocks start lower as Wal-Mart's results weigh on retailers and a disappointing sales forecast from Cisco Systems puts pressure on technology companies. More>>

FAA changes San Francisco landing rules after close call

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Federal officials are imposing new rules on nighttime landings at San Francisco International Airport after an Air Canada jet nearly struck planes on the ground last month. More>>

White House: Gov't to make health law payments this month

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The White House says President Donald Trump will make August payments to insurers under the health-care law he wants to repeal and replace. More>>

Average US mortgage rates edge lower; 30-year at 3.89 pct.

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Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged lower this week. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages slipped to 3.89 percent from 3.90 percent last week. More>>

Missouri regulators reject massive Midwest wind power line

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Missouri utility regulators reject proposed high-voltage power line to carry wind power across the Midwest. More>>

Business execs shunned Trump panels before he disbanded them Video included

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The CEO of Campbell Soup is resigning from a White House jobs panel over comments about racism made by President Donald Trump. More>>

The Latest: White House reacts to Steve Bannon comments

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China has warned "there is no winner in a trade war" after an aide to President Donald Trump advocated a tougher stance toward Beijing in published comments. More>>

Report: Higher premiums if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies

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Congressional Budget Office: Higher premiums, fewer insurance options if Trump halts 'Obamacare' subsidies. More>>

China warns Washington against 'trade war'

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China's government has warned Washington 'there is no winner in a trade war' after an aide to President Donald Trump called in published comments for a tougher stance toward Beijing. More>>

New Zealand lawmaker says good chance of Pacific trade deal

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New Zealand's trade minister says he believes there's an odds-on chance that a group of 11 Pacific nations including Japan and Australia will sign a free trade deal, despite the U.S. pulling out. More>>

US weekly requests for jobless aid down 12,000 to 232,000

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Fewer Americans applied for jobless aid last week, as the number of people seeking benefits remained close to historic lows. The Labor Department says that weekly unemployment applications fell by 12,000 to a seasonally-adjusted 244,000. More>>

Hyundai unveils new fuel cell SUV with longer travel range

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Hyundai Motor says its new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will travel more than 580 kilometers (360 miles) between fill-ups. More>>

US factory output down in July on tumbling auto production

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US factory production slipped 0.1 percent in July; overall industrial production rose 0.2 percent. More>>

European Central Bank still concerned about low inflation

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An account of the European Central Bank's last meeting shows its policymakers were still concerned that inflation was too low. More>>

UK retail sales grow modestly as consumers remain cautious

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Official figures are showing that retail sales in Britain rose by a solid if unspectacular 0.3 percent in July from the month before. More>>

Global stocks slip as investors digest central bank reports

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Asian share benchmarks meander after Wall St. gains, upbeat Japan trade data. More>>

New UK aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives at port

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Britain's new flagship aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has arrived at its home port in southern England to great fanfare. More>>

Dangerously cheesy? Cheetos pop-up restaurant opens in NYC Video included

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The company behind Fritos and Tostitos is celebrating its Cheetos brand with a three-day pop-up restaurant devoted to the cheesy puffed cornmeal snack that coats your hands with orange dust. More>>

The Latest: Trump disbands business panel as fallout spreads Video included

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A White House official says Hope Hicks, President Donald Trump's longtime aide, will serve temporarily as White House communications director. More>>

Trump aide: No military solution in North Korea

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President Donald Trump's chief strategist says there's no military solution to North Korea's threats and that the U.S. is losing the economic race against China. More>>

Trump aide: No military solution in North Korea

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President Donald Trump's chief strategist says there's no military solution to North Korea's threats and that the U.S. is losing the economic race against China. More>>

On a chaotic day in DC, Trump goes after Amazon, again

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President Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on Amazon, and he says the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers.". More>>

The Latest: Guam starts new school year despite NK threat

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Russia says it's against further tightening sanctions on North Korea, warning that economic pressure on Pyongyang has reached its limit. More>>

New life for Medicaid after GOP's health care debacle

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A 1960s Great Society program, Medicaid gets new life after Republican health care bill collapses. More>>

South Carolina sues drug manufacturer over opioid crisis

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South Carolina is the latest state to accuse a drug manufacturer of exacerbating its opioid drug crisis by using deceptive marketing. More>>

Russian ex-minister on trial for bribery blames Putin ally

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A Russian ex-economic development minister on trial for allegedly accepting a $2 million cash bribe has accused the head of Russia's largest oil company of setting him up. More>>

Asian shares mostly higher following gains on Wall Street

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US stocks are rising as retailers including Urban Outfitters recover from their stumble a day ago. More>>

Japan trade surges in July on strong demand in China, US

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Japan trade surges on strong demand from U.S., China, Southeast Asia, surplus down 17 percent from year earlier. More>>

Judge OKs Takata request to halt some lawsuits over air bags

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A Delaware bankruptcy judge is temporarily halting the prosecution of lawsuits filed by Hawaii, New Mexico and the U.S. Virgin Islands against Japanese auto-parts supplier Takata over its lethally defective air bag inflators. More>>

US demands big NAFTA changes, setting stage for tough talks

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US demands big changes to NAFTA, setting stage for tough talks with Canada, Mexico. More>>

The Latest: Pence promotes US trade with Latin America Video included

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Vice President Mike Pence is meeting with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet after arriving in the country. More>>

Florida bans future investments in Maduro's Venezuela

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Florida is taking official steps to protest the current government of Venezuela, although the proposal under consideration could be considered more symbolic than substantive. More>>

NY Times' editorial page editor: No apology for Sarah Palin

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An editor at The New York Times was grilled in court Wednesday by a lawyer for Sarah Palin. More>>

Fed officials split in July over inflation worries

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Fed split at July meeting over inflation worries, pace of future rate hikes. More>>

Facebook bans white nationalist's accounts over hate speech

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Facebook has banned the Facebook and Instagram accounts of a white nationalist who attended a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that ended in deadly violence. More>>

Int'l arrivals to US increased 2 percent in January

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International arrivals to the U.S. increased 2 percent in January 2017 compared with January 2016, government data says. More>>

Protests at Google offices over worker's firing are canceled

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Protests planned at Google offices around the country over the firing of an employee who questioned company diversity efforts have been postponed. More>>

UnitedHealth CEO to step down after run of more than decade

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UnitedHealth Group will change leaders next month by promoting long-time executive David Wichmann to CEO to replace Stephen Hemsley, who has led the nation's largest health insurer since 2006. More>>

World's biggest shipper: cyberattack cost up to $300 million

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Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk says the June cyberattack that chiefly paralyzed its core shipping business is estimated to have cost $200 million-$300 million. More>>

US home construction slumped in July

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US housing starts fell 4.8 percent in July as apartment construction plunged. More>>

Target tops Street 2Q forecasts

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Target beats 2Q net income and revenue expectations. More>>

Judge blocks 176-million ton coal mine expansion in Montana

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A judge has blocked a proposed 176-million ton expansion of an underground coal mine in central Montana because federal officials did not consider the climate change impacts of burning the fuel. More>>

US adds Kashmir militant group to terrorism blacklists

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The Trump administration has added a Kashmiri militant group fighting to end Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region to several terrorism blacklists, blocking any assets it may have in U.S. jurisdictions. More>>

Ryanair files complaint with EU after Air Berlin bankruptcy

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Irish budget airline Ryanair has filed a complaint with European Union competition authorities after Air Berlin filed for bankruptcy protection and then got a 150 million euro ($177 million) government loan. More>>

UK vows Brexit won't mean the return of Irish border posts

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Britain says there must be no border posts between Northern Ireland and the Irish republic after Brexit. More>>

DHL, Ford unveil jointly made electric delivery van

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Deutsche Post DHL Group and U.S. automaker Ford have unveiled a jointly manufactured electric delivery van amid growing demand for emission-free utility vehicles. More>>

Netflix wins 'Scandal' creator Rhimes in blow to Disney, ABC

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Shonda Rhimes, the creator of the popular television series "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy," has signed a deal to make new series for Netflix. More>>

Global stocks higher as North Korean tensions ease further

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Asian stock markets are mixed after US indexes took small losses and Washington and North Korea indicated their willingness to reduce nuclear tensions. More>>

Squeeze on UK living standards eases as wages pick up

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Official figures are suggesting that the squeeze on living standards in Britain since last year's Brexit vote is abating. More>>

Montana's Health Co-op remains standing as others falter

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Montana's health care co-op resumes accepting new enrollees on Sunday after it voluntarily pulled itself from the state's insurance marketplace in December. More>>

Judge orders LinkedIn to stop blocking data-scraping firm

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A federal judge has ordered LinkedIn to stop blocking a startup firm from scraping users' personal profiles for data. More>>

New Facebook data center a boost to Ohio's technology sector

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Facebook plans to invest $750 million in a new data center in central Ohio, marking additional growth in the state's technology sector. More>>

Social media harnessed to expose white nationalists at rally

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Social media harnessed to expose white nationalists who attended violent rally in Charlottesville. More>>

Germany indicts Swiss man of espionage in tax evasion case

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Authorities in Germany have formally indicted a Swiss citizen on suspicion of espionage for spying on German tax investigators. More>>

Swedish lawmakers boost defense budget over next 2 years

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Sweden's center-left defense minister says a majority of lawmakers, including two center-right opposition parties, has agreed to boost the Swedish defense budget with an annual extra 2.7 billion kronor ($334 million) over the next two years. More>>

Hong Kong's Cathay posts $262M 1H loss on fierce competition

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Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific posts $262M loss as fierce competition takes its toll. More>>

Owner: Cafe probed in death of broadcaster's wife was closed

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The owner of Connecticut restaurant being investigated by alcohol regulators in connection with the car crash that killed the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman says the business was closed the day she died. More>>

Carlsberg profits rise despite stagnant sales

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Carlsberg profit rises despite sluggish revenue growth as beer consumption stalls in eastern Europe. More>>

Business leaders quit Trump panel; he hits back hard

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The CEOs of athletic wear manufacturer Under Armour and pharmaceutical company Merck resigned Monday from the White House's American Manufacturing Council. More>>

Trump signs order to speed infrastructure construction

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President Donald Trump says he's signing a new executive order "streamlining" the federal permitting process to speed up construction of transportation, water and other infrastructure projects without harming the environment. More>>

Wingtip of Delta Air Lines plane clips another plane

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Officials say the wingtip of a Delta Air Lines plane struck an American Airlines plane at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. More>>

The Latest: AFL-CIO leader resigns from Trump jobs council

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Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillon is criticizing President Donald Trump's response to violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, at a white supremacist rally. More>>

Music service Pandora names Dish streaming exec Lynch as CEO

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Music service Pandora has named Roger Lynch, the head of Dish's streaming video service, as its CEO as it wrestles with competition from Spotify and other newer music apps. More>>

Asian shares mixed after US indexes take small losses

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Declines for retailers including Advance Auto Parts and Coach are pulling US stocks lower Tuesday. More>>

Fugitive sought for dumping radioactive oilfield waste

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Federal officials say a fugitive who escaped custody in Wyoming four years ago is being sought for the illegal dumping of radioactive oilfield waste in North Dakota. More>>

'Weekend Update,' Diana special modest winners for networks

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During a midsummer week dominated by prime-time competition series, NBC's summer run of 'Weekend Update' and ABC's two-part special on Princess Diana did well for their networks. More>>

Pence praises Argentina as model for Latin America

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Pence in Argentina, expected to praise economic reforms days after local midterm election. More>>

US: 'Zero' chance of Colorado River water shortage in 2018

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U.S. water managers say there will be no water cutbacks in 2018 for millions of residents and farmers served by the Lake Mead reservoir on the Colorado River, thanks to heavy snows last winter. More>>

US retail sales jumped 0.6 percent in July

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US retail sales rose 0.6 percent in July amid strong auto demand, best gain in 7 months. More>>

Trump seeks probe by his trade office of China's practices

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Even as he seeks Beijing's help with North Korea, President Donald Trump is poised to seek a trade investigation of China for the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property. More>>

Government joins food fight over menu labeling requirements

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The U.S. government has joined a food fight between New York City and a group opposing new food labeling regulations for chain grocery and convenience stores. More>>

The Latest: Pence tells Latin America the US still cares

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Pence in Argentina commemorates Argentina's liberator at Buenos Aires cathedral. More>>

Elizabeth Duke to become next chairwoman of Wells Fargo

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Wells Fargo says Elizabeth Duke will become its chairwoman next year, making her the first woman to hold the position at a major Wall Street bank. More>>

Pressured by government, Uber agrees to protect rider data

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Ride-hailing service Uber has agreed to protect customer data and audit the use of rider information in order to settle a complaint filed by the federal government. More>>

Teamsters acquitted of threats, extortion of 'Top Chef' crew

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Four Teamsters have been acquitted of threatening the cast and nonunion crew of the TV reality show "Top Chef.". More>>

US homebuilder sentiment climbs in August

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US homebuilder sentiment climbs in August amid growing demand. More>>

No 'Game of Thrones' in latest HBO hacker leak

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Hackers continue to pester HBO, leaking 3 episodes from the upcoming season of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' airing this fall, Sunday night's episode of 'Insecure' and episodes of several lower-profile HBO shows. More>>

Air Berlin files for bankruptcy after shareholder pulls plug

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Struggling German airline Air Berin says it's filing for bankruptcy after its main shareholder, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, said it would make no more financing available. More>>

New York factory activity rises, nears 3-year high in August

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New York manufacturing activity surges this month to highest level since September 2014. More>>

Safety council: Motor vehicle deaths dip slightly in 2017

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The National Safety Council says preliminary data shows motor vehicle deaths and injuries were down slightly in the first six months of 2017, although they are still significantly higher than two years ago. More>>

Home Depot beats Street 2Q forecasts

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Home Depot tops 2Q net income and revenue expectations. More>>

UK inflation lower than expected, easing rate hike prospects

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Official figures show that inflation in Britain held steady in July at an annual rate of 2.6 percent. More>>

Water agency hires firm to evaluate Niagara Falls discharge

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The public agency that was responsible for black, smelly water being discharged into water below Niagara Falls says it's hired an engineering firm to evaluate the discharge. More>>

US businesses increase stockpiles in June

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US businesses increased stockpiles 0.5 percent in June, the most in seven months. More>>

UK says it may seek 'temporary' customs union with EU

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Britain says it might seek to remain in a customs union with the European Union for a time to avoid border chaos after leaving the bloc. More>>

Facebook anonymously launched an app in China

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Facebook has launched a photo-sharing app in China that does not carry the company's name. More>>

Global stocks rise after diplomatic overtures by Koreas, US

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Asian shares gain on cooling of tensions over North Korean nuclear program. More>>

China says US trade probe would violate international rules

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China says it will "resolutely safeguard" its interests in response to a possible trade probe ordered by President Donald Trump into Beijing's technology policies. More>>

Italy to host fall G-7 interior ministers summit on security

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Italy will host a G-7 summit of interior ministers to discuss security matters. More>>

German economy, Europe's largest, posts 0.6 pct 2Q growth

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The German economy, Europe's largest, continued its strong performance in the second quarter with gross domestic product growing 0.6 percent over the previous quarter. More>>

China says US trade probe would violate international rules

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China says it will respond to a possible trade probe ordered by U.S. President Donald Trump with "all appropriate measures" to protect Chinese interests. More>>

Poll: Support for charters drops markedly over past year

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Poll shows support for charter schools falling significantly, but no direct link seen to Trump. More>>

Top Fed official tells AP: Bond portfolio could shrink soon

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NY Fed President Dudley indicates Fed will likely begin shrinking its bond portfolio soon. More>>

Lots of questions still hang over Trump's tax plan

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Trump's tax plan has few details but plenty of open questions. More>>

Wisconsin Assembly committee approves Foxconn incentives

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A Wisconsin state Assembly committee is set to vote on a $3 billion tax incentive package for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group. More>>

Asian stocks rise after Koreas, US make diplomatic overtures

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Asian shares are higher as both Koreas and the U.S. appeared to indicate a willingness to defuse the crisis over North Korea's nuclear program. More>>

Asian stocks rise after Koreas, US make diplomatic overtures

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Stocks are rising broadly as the international tensions that affected the market last week appear to ease. More>>

Target moves to shore up grocery, improve delivery service

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Target buying delivery software maker Grand Junction to help it offer same-day delivery service to in-store shoppers. More>>

The Latest: Trump signs executive action on trade with China

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China has announced that it will cut off imports of North Korean coal, iron ore and other goods in three weeks under U.N. sanctions imposed over the North's nuclear and missile programs. More>>

Washington state utility's nuclear waste shipments suspended

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Officials in Washington state indefinitely suspended a public utility's authority to ship low-level radioactive waste after the utility mislabeled a shipment. More>>

The TV-streaming paradox: Why you may miss the cable bundle

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The future of TV may well be a mishmash of streaming packages that wind up costing pretty close to a $100 cable bundle but are more difficult to use. More>>

One-fifth of Americans find workplace hostile or threatening

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The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile. More>>

Trump attacks exec for quitting council over Charlottesville

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Merck CEO says he's stepping down from President's American Manufacturing Council. More>>

North Dakota offers to settle with Dakota Access developer

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North Dakota regulators are offering to settle a complaint against the Texas-based developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. More>>

Google CEO Pichai cancels 'town hall' on gender dispute

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai has canceled a town hall meant to address gender discrimination Thursday after leaks of the company's internal message platform began to appear online. More>>

China appeals to Trump to avoid 'trade war'

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A Chinese state newspaper has warned President Donald Trump "could trigger a trade war" if he goes ahead with plans to launch an investigation of whether China is stealing U.S. technology. More>>

Snap stock hits lowest level since IPO after paltry earnings

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Shares of Snap Inc. are down sharply following paltry earnings results. More>>

Guam's tourism popularity unhurt by North Korea threats

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The U.S. territory of Guam has been the subject of angry threats exchanged by North Korea and the United States during the past week, but that's not keeping tourists away from the tropical island. More>>

After failure of SC nuke plant, backers seek federal aid

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Supporters of nuclear power are pushing to revive a failed project to build two reactors in South Carolina, saying demise of the $14 billion project could signal doom for an industry that supplies one-fifth of the nation's electricity. More>>

German leader sees end of the road for diesel, gasoline cars

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she thinks the internal combustion engines that are the mainstay of her country's auto industry will eventually have to be phased out. More>>

Trump mocks exec for quitting advisory council over racism

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Trump blasts drugmaker Merck's CEO for quitting advisory group over Trump not condemning racist rally. More>>

Drinking problem: Ryanair wants UK airports to curb alcohol

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Budget airline Ryanair is calling on British airports to take steps to curb alcohol sales following sharp increases in the number of incidents involving disruptive passengers. More>>

China to cut off North Korean imports under UN sanctions

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China has announced it will cut off imports of North Korean coal, iron ore, fish and other goods on Sept. 5 under U.N. sanctions imposed over the North's nuclear program. More>>

Snapchat's not-growing pains are a boom for Instagram

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Snap Inc. should be very worried about Facebook's Instagram Stories, which now has more users than Snapchat itself. More>>

Study says Trump moves trigger health premium jumps for 2018

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Study: Trump administration actions are triggering double-digit premium increases for next year on individual health insurance policies. More>>

Daily Mail branches into TV with syndicated US show

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The Daily Mail is branching into television, hiring ESPN football analyst Jesse Palmer to host a daily syndicated show starting next month. More>>

Israeli tycoon among several arrested for bribery, fraud

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Israeli police say they arrested prominent billionaire tycoon, 4 others in major bribery and money laundering sting. More>>

Eurozone industry shows signs of slowing amid euro's rise

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Official figures show that industrial output across the 19 countries that make up the eurozone fell in June, a development that will likely reinforce concerns about the export-sapping impact of the rising euro. More>>

VP Pence says US won't stand by as Venezuela 'crumbles' Video included

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Vice President Mike Pence, traveling Sunday in Colombia, tried to strike a balance between Latin American opposition to U.S. military intervention in neighboring Venezuela, and President Donald Trump's assertion that military action is an option. More>>

Liz Weston: How to stop being the family ATM

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Your family probably knows how to push your buttons - including the ones that enable their self-destructive financial behaviors. More>>

Confidence returns to markets as North Korea tensions ease

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Shares gain in Asia. Japan's Nikkei 225 benchmark falls as yen strong against the U.S. dollar. More>>

Costly crossing: London bridge project closed down

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Supporters of a proposed footbridge and public garden in London spanning the River Thames have abandoned the project after support from the city withered away. More>>

Police reduce effect of security strike at Barcelona airport

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An indefinite strike by workers handling carry-on baggage checks at Barcelona's airport is having a more limited impact on passengers after police have been deployed to help. More>>

Dubai's Emaar posts first-half profits, announces new IPO

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Dubai developer Emaar Properties has posted 2.8 billion dirhams ($772 million) in net profits for the first half of 2017 and laid out plans to spin off its domestic real estate business. More>>

Commonwealth Bank of Australia's CEO to retire within a year

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The Commonwealth Bank of Australia says chief executive to retire by June 2018 as bank accused of breaching money laundering, terrorism financing laws. More>>

'Annabelle' scares up $35M, jolting sleepy box office

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The 'Conjuring' spinoff 'Annabelle: Creation' scares up $35 million, jolting a sleepy August box office. More>>

Trump to request possible probe of China trade practices

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An administration official says President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order asking his trade office to consider investigating China for the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property. More>>

Trump administration urged to avoid salmon protection rules

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A group that represents farmers says saving imperiled salmon in the largest river system in the Pacific Northwest is too costly and is turning to the Trump administration. More>>

Japan economy grows at 4 percent annual pace in April-June

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Japan economy gains momentum, growing at 4.0 percent annual pace in April-June helped by stronger consumer, corporate demand. More>>

The Latest: In Colombia, Pence strikes balance on Venezuela

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President Donald Trump's national security adviser is defending the president's statement that he's not ruling out a "military option" to resolve the political crisis in Venezuela. More>>

Newspaper files for bankruptcy protection, gets new owners

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The Alaska Dispatch News in Anchorage, Alaska, has announced that it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and in the process of transitioning to new ownership. More>>

More Uber woes: Exec resigns, investor sues ousted CEO

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Uber Technologies Inc. faced a fresh round of turmoil Thursday, with its chief of global operations resigning and investors suing the company's former CEO. More>>

Leaked email shows HBO negotiating with hackers

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An email sent by HBO to a group of hackers shows the entertainment company expressed willingness to pay $250,000 to the hackers as they threatened to release electronic data swiped from HBO's servers. More>>

EU: 17 nations get tainted eggs, products in growing scandal

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EU officials say 15 countries including Hong Kong have reported receiving contaminated eggs or egg products in a growing food scandal. More>>

Amid criticism, UK government tries to show unity on Brexit

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The British government is fighting back against criticisms that it is divided and unprepared for Brexit, with two Cabinet rivals over Europe issuing a joint statement. More>>

For electric cars to take off, they'll need place to charge

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Electric cars are gaining momentum, but charging infrastructure needs to catch up. More>>

The Latest: Venezuelan opposition mum on Trump military talk

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Venezuela is energetically rejecting U.S. President Donald Trump's talk of a potential "military option" to resolve the country's political crisis. More>>

New hope for endangered eels, Japanese summer delicacy

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The endangered Japanese summer delicacy of roasted eel, braised with a tangy sauce and sprinkled with prickly mountain pepper, may get a new lease on life with commercial farming. More>>

US stocks snap 3-day losing streak in roller coaster week

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U.S. stocks are edging higher in early trading, recouping some of the losses after the market's biggest single-day drop in nearly three months. More>>

Walmart says gun-display back-to-school promotion was prank

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Walmart says an internal investigation shows that it was the victim of a prank when a photograph showed up on social media purporting to show a sign reading "Own The School Year Like A Hero" atop a case filled with guns. More>>

Facebook envisions Watch feature as TV for social media

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Facebook is launching a new section dedicated to live and recorded video. More>>

US consumer prices up slight 0.1 percent in July

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US consumer prices edged up tiny 0.1 percent in July as inflation pressures remained modest. More>>

AP source: Marlins plan to sell to group that includes Jeter

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Person familiar with situation says Marlins tell MLB they plan to sell to group that includes Jeter. More>>

California court orders billionaire to reopen beloved beach

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A California appeals court says a San Francisco Bay-area billionaire needs to open an access road to a beloved beach in Half Moon Bay, upholding a lower court's ruling against Vinod Khosla. More>>

Merkel emphasizes German prosperity, security at rally

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel opened the final phase of her election campaign, focusing her record, emphasizing the growth in economic security and prosperity achieved in her dozen years at the helm. More>>

Fear spreads over tainted eggs despite low risk to consumers

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Fears over tainted eggs spread across Europe despite experts saying health risks are low. More>>

Bills trade Watkins to Rams, get Matthews from Eagles

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Eagles trade receiver Jordan Matthews, draft pick to Bills for cornerback Ronald Darby. More>>

Penney reports 2Q loss

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J.C. Penney reports 2nd-quarter loss, misses expectations. More>>

Peru expels Venezuela ambassador as pressure on Maduro grows

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Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro says he wants a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump - the same man he routinely ridicules as a crass imperial magnate. More>>

Sen. Jeff Flake working Arizona as he faces tough 2018 race Video included

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Rep. Kyrsten Sinema says she is "seriously considering" a run for the Arizona Senate seat occupied by Republican Jeff Flake. More>>

Wisconsin GOP revises Foxconn bill ahead of committee vote

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Republicans who control the Wisconsin Assembly have made a series of tweaks to Gov. Scott Walker's Foxconn incentives bill. More>>

Lithuanian court OKs extradition in US phishing case

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A Lithuanian court says a businessman suspected of tricking more than $100 million out of Google and Facebook in an elaborate cybercrime case should be extradited to the United States. More>>

Publisher of Alaska's largest newspaper sued for unpaid rent

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The publisher of Alaska's largest newspaper is being sued over nearly $1.4 million in unpaid rent and other fees on a building that still houses the printing press. More>>

Ex-executives sentenced in sweeping Navy corruption case

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Two former executives of a contractor linked to a globe-spanning U.S. Navy corruption scandal have been sentenced to federal prison. More>>

Man shot outside Target store; 1 arrested, 1 sought in store

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A man has been shot outside a Target store in Philadelphia and has been hospitalized; police say they've arrested 1 gunman and a SWAT team is evacuating the store in search of a 2nd gunman. More>>

Texas scraps some toll roads while other states add more

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Texas officials are scrapping tolls on several highways for the first time in 40 years, bucking a national trend toward more tolls on mostly urban roadways. More>>

Widening egg scandal hits 17 countries in Europe

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EU officials say 15 European Union members plus China and Switzerland have reported receiving contaminated eggs or egg products in a growing food scandal. More>>

The Latest: Report: Egg scandal suspect denies involvement

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The EU says it wants to hold an extraordinary meeting late next month to discuss the egg contamination scandal. More>>

UK opponents of Brexit mull new centrist political party

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Opponents of Britain's departure from the European Union are floating the idea of setting up a new anti-Brexit political party. More>>

Tata Steel agrees deal to restructure UK pension fund

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Tata Steel and British authorities have agreed a plan to restructure the firm's British pension scheme, ending one aspect of uncertainty for 130,000 current and retired steelworkers. More>>

Consumers Reports pulls Microsoft laptop recommendation

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Consumer Reports is pulling its recommendation of four Microsoft laptops after a survey found that users were complaining about problems with the devices. More>>

CNN fires commentator Jeffrey Lord over Nazi salute tweet

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CNN says it has cut ties with a conservative commentator Jeffrey Lord after he tweeted a Nazi salute at a critic. More>>

Wisconsin Senate leader getting ready to move on Foxconn

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The Wisconsin Senate's top Republican wants to know when the jobs Foxconn has promised to create in the state will materialize as his chamber ponders an incentive package for the company. More>>

North Korea tensions continue to weigh on global stocks

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Asian stock markets took a beating following losses on Wall Street as Trump's bellicose remarks prompted investors to unload shares in companies that had been gaining ground in recent months. More>>

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