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 2018-09-21 21:26 

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Twitter finds software privacy bug affecting direct messages...

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter says it found a software bug that may have sent some private messages to the wrong people....

 2018-09-21 21:04 

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Judge: North Dakota anti-corporate farm law constitutional...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge has upheld North Dakota's Depression-era anti-corporate farming law....

 2018-09-21 20:49 

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South Carolina's unemployment rate drops to 3.4 percent...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's unemployment rate again dropped slightly last month....

 2018-09-21 20:46 

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Ex-Detroit mayor again ordered to pay $1.5 million to city...

DETROIT (AP) — A federal appeals court says a judge made the right call when she ordered former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to pay $1.5 million to the city's water department....

 2018-09-21 20:26 

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McDonald's and BHP Billiton rise while Micron skids...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday:...

 2018-09-21 19:48 

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Rivals for Georgia governor clash on 'religious freedom' law...

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The rivals campaigning to become Georgia's next governor clashed Friday over whether the state needs a law offering protection for citizens acting on religious belief — an issu......

 2018-09-21 19:40 

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Expansion of Alabama lumber company to add dozens of jobs...

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Officials say an Alabama lumber company will add dozens of new jobs following the approval of a tax abatement package....

 2018-09-21 17:38 

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US agency endorses plan to block new mining near Yellowstone...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. officials are recommending approval of a plan to block new mining claims for 20 years on public lands in the mountains north of Yellowstone National Park....

 2018-09-21 16:36 

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Hotplates, heaters to be given residents after gas disaster...

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Hotplates for cooking and space heaters for warmth will be distributed to thousands of Massachusetts residents left without natural gas following a series of explosions and f......

 2018-09-21 16:19 

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Chemical company turns Michigan site into industrial park...

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — DowDuPont officials plan to turn the company's Michigan site into a multi-company industrial park....

 2018-09-21 15:59 

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Credit freeze free nationwide as of Friday...

Consumers can now freeze their credit for free under a new federal law....

 2018-09-21 15:37 

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Editorials from around New England...

Editorials from around New England:...

 2018-09-21 14:43 

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UK coroner is urged to study all options in Russian's death...

LONDON (AP) — The insurance company for a Russian businessman who died near his home in London six years ago is urging a coroner to rule whether or not he was murdered using poison....

 2018-09-21 14:28 

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US stocks head higher, set stage for more milestones...

U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in early trading Friday, extending gains from a day earlier when the market climbed to all-time highs. Technology companies accounted for much of the market's gains......

 2018-09-21 13:49 

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Is $1,100 too much for an iPhone? Get an older one for less...

NEW YORK (AP) — The $1,100 price tag on Apple's latest iPhone turned heads when the company announced it last week. But for less than half as much, you can still get a good camera, a decent-sized s......

 2018-09-21 13:39 

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Michigan plans online registration for medical marijuana...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan plans to allow medical marijuana patients and their doctors to complete registrations online....

 2018-09-21 13:19 

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The Latest: UK PM May says Brexit talks 'at an impasse'...

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit, the political divorce between Britain and the rest of the European Union (all times local):2:15 p.m.British Prime Minister Theresa May says Brexit negotiatio......

 2018-09-21 12:35 

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Detroit police to take over part of city's towing operations...

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Police Department plans to take over part of the city's police towing operations after years of lawsuits and corruption involving towing businesses ....

 2018-09-21 10:47 

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Mass tourism threatens Croatia's 'Game of Thrones' town...

DUBROVNIK, Croatia (AP) — Marc van Bloemen has lived in the old town of Dubrovnik, a Croatian citadel widely praised as the jewel of the Adriatic, since he was a child. He says it used to be a priv......

 2018-09-21 10:35 

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China 'outraged' by US sanctions over Russian weapons buy...

BEIJING (AP) — China said Friday it was "outraged" over U.S. economic sanctions against a Chinese military agency and its director over the purchase of Russian fighter jets and surface-to-air missi......

 2018-09-21 09:30 

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Conference examines how climate change challenges businesses...

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Two Dutch scholars will join local and state government officials at Grand Valley State University to discuss challenges that climate change poses for businesses....

 2018-09-21 08:48 

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Ford Motor told to pay Thai customers for transmission woes...

BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court has ordered Ford Motor Co. to pay 291 customers a total of about $720,000 in compensation for selling cars equipped with faulty transmissions....

 2018-09-21 08:23 

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College to get $2M grant for technical education program...

HANCEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama college has been awarded a $2 million grant for a technical education program expected to create nearly 70 jobs....

 2018-09-21 07:26 

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German energy company: saving threatened forest 'illusion'...

BERLIN (AP) — A German energy executive whose company plans to clear an ancient forest to expand a lignite strip mine says it's an "illusion" to think the woodland can be saved, and halting the pro......

 2018-09-21 06:19 

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Iran's domestic car market stalls as nuclear deal falters...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Across Iran's capital, rush-hour traffic always grinds to a halt, a sea of boxy Renault four-doors and Peugeot coupes all idling their way through the streets of Tehran....

 2018-09-21 05:57 

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Discrimination lawsuit against Virginia firm heads to trial...

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleging a Virginia firm subjected its black workers to a hostile work environment is headed to trial....

 2018-09-21 05:26 

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Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher...

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Friday after Wall Street hit a new high and a survey showed Japanese manufacturing accelerating....

 2018-09-21 05:17 

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Head of Chinese energy agency snared in graft probe...

BEIJING (AP) — The head of China's energy planning agency has been snared in President Xi Jinping's marathon anti-corruption campaign....

 2018-09-21 05:05 

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Ax-throwing business hopes to offer experience for Lawrence...

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — James Marx lifted the sharp object with both arms behind his head before using the momentum of his body to throw it about 15 feet....

 2018-09-21 01:29 

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Illinois governor hopefuls clash on taxes, 'lies' at debate...

CHICAGO (AP) — Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner on Thursday accused rival J.B. Pritzker of plotting a massive income tax hike on the people of Illinois, a claim the Democrat dismissed as another lie fr......

 2018-09-20 22:56 

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Monroe-area home from 1850 will be auctioned Saturday...

MONROE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Monroe County home that dates back to 1850 will be auctioned Saturday. The winning bid carries an additional requirement: The house must be moved....

 2018-09-20 21:38 

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Alexa is everywhere, even the microwave...

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon wants the most basic of tasks to be controlled by voice, from microwaving potatoes to switching up the music in the car....

 2018-09-20 21:18 

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Will American Airlines bar customers from changing a ticket?...

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines is threatening to prohibit customers from making changes to nonrefundable tickets if Congress makes good on a proposal to crack down on unreasonable airli......

 2018-09-20 19:46 

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Wells Fargo to cut 10 percent of workforce over next 3 years...

NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo is planning to cut up to 10 percent of its workforce over the next three years, which will result in tens of thousands of job losses for employees of the nation's third-......

 2018-09-20 19:09 

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It's high times for soaring marijuana stocks on Wall Street...

NEW YORK (AP) — Reefer Madness has gripped Wall Street....

 2018-09-20 18:01 

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Navajo Nation breaks ground on travel center near Flagstaff...

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is bringing student interns on board as it develops and builds a travel center at the tribe's casino east of Flagstaff....

 2018-09-20 16:55 

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Long-closed meat plant gets new life with new owner...

CHEROKEE, Iowa (AP) — A long-closed meat processing plant in northwest Iowa has been sold, and its new owners hope to start production in January....

 2018-09-20 16:55 

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North Dakota city rejects land sale for Dollar General store...

VELVA, N.D. (AP) — Some residents of central North Dakota community would welcome a Dollar General store, but city officials want no part of it....

 2018-09-20 16:32 

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Mice populations booming around Vermont...

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Exterminators around Vermont say business is much busier this year amid a suspected boom in the local mouse population....

 2018-09-20 16:29 

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NJ adds fewer jobs, but jobless rate steady at 4.2 percent...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey employers added 1,600 jobs in August but the unemployment rate fell held at 4.2 percent....

 2018-09-20 16:20 

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The Latest: Republicans say Evers would return 'dark' days...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on Wisconsin's governor's race (all times local):11:20 a.m.Republican state lawmakers say Democratic candidate Tony Evers would increase taxes and return Wiscons......

 2018-09-20 16:08 

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Edwards: Louisiana surplus driven by income tax collections...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards hailed news Louisiana will have an estimated $300 million surplus from the last budget year. Edwards says the money comes from better-than-expected inc......

 2018-09-20 16:01 

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Buoyant stock market lifted US household wealth last quarter...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Solid stock market returns lifted U.S. household wealth to a record $106.9 trillion in the April-June quarter, a culmination of a decade of economic recovery but a gain that is co......

 2018-09-20 15:56 

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Colorado meatpacker recalls ground beef after E. coli death...

FORT MORGAN, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado meatpacker is recalling more than 132,000 pounds (60,000 kilograms) of ground beef after an E. coli outbreak killed one person and sickened 17....

 2018-09-20 14:43 

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NASCAR makes another change at top with new president...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR has promoted Steve Phelps to president, the latest leadership change for the slumping motorsports series....

 2018-09-20 14:30 

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Report: Washington unemployment rate lowest in 42 years...

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A recent report shows Washington's unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent last month — the lowest rate for August since 1976....

 2018-09-20 14:20 

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Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 trade at record highs...

An early wave of buying sent U.S. stocks solidly higher on Wall Street Thursday, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average above the all-time high it closed at in January....

 2018-09-20 14:14 

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Average US mortgage rates rise; 30-year at 4.65 percent...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates are up for the fourth consecutive week, with the key 30-year rate reaching its highest level since May....

 2018-09-20 14:13 

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Prosecutors in Minneapolis to review Liu sexual assault case...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police have finished their investigation into a sexual assault allegation against Chinese billionaire Richard Liu and have turned the case over to prosecutors....

 2018-09-20 14:08 

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US home sales were flat in August...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of existing homes were unchanged in August, as a shortage of houses priced at less than $250,000 — a level considered to be affordable for the middle class — has become......

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