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 2018-01-16 09:33 

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Global stocks advance as investors look ahead to US earnings...

BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks were mostly higher Tuesday following a holiday for U.S. markets as investors looked ahead to American corporate earnings....

 2018-01-16 09:30 

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EU chief urges Britain to change its mind over Brexit...

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union chief Donald Tusk is urging Britain to change its mind about leaving the bloc next year and says the EU would welcome the country back....

 2018-01-16 07:34 

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Bitcoin prices fall as South Korea says ban still an option...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prices of bitcoin and other digital currencies have skidded after South Korea's top financial policymaker said a crackdown on trading of crypto currencies was still possib......

 2018-01-16 07:19 

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Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans...

HONG KONG (AP) — David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super-intelligent genius machines" that might help solve some of mankind's most challenging problems....

 2018-01-16 05:40 

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Panama Hotel votes to drop Trump _ but his company won't go...

WASHINGTON (AP) — An attempt to oust President Donald Trump's hotel business from managing a luxury hotel in Panama has turned bitter, with accusations of financial misconduct....

 2018-01-16 05:37 

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Asian stocks advance as investors look ahead to US earnings...

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday following a holiday for U.S. markets as investors looked ahead to American corporate earnings....

 2018-01-16 05:31 

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AP News Guide: Big decisions await Congress on immigration...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before a potential government shutdown at midnight Friday night, a host of leftover Washington business is bottled up in Congress, waiting on a deal to prevent the deportation of ......

 2018-01-16 03:40 

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Asian stocks advance as investors look ahead to US earnings...

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday following a holiday for U.S. markets as investorsed look ahead to American corporate earnings....

 2018-01-16 02:56 

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Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong meant to win over humans...

HONG KONG (AP) — David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super-intelligent genius machines" that might help solve some of mankind's most challenging problems....

 2018-01-15 23:21 

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China's GAC to scrap Trump-sounding brand for US market...

DETROIT (AP) — Chinese automaker GAC Motor will scrap the brand name it uses in China when it enters the U.S. market next year because it could be confused with President Donald Trump's surname....

 2018-01-15 21:01 

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Michigan teachers union endorses Whitmer for governor...

DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Education Association has endorsed Gretchen Whitmer for governor....

 2018-01-15 20:10 

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The Latest: China's GAC on track to enter US late in 2019...

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the Detroit auto show (all times local):2:30 p.m.Chinese automaker GAC Motor says it's on track to enter the U.S. market in the fourth quarter of next year.Compan......

 2018-01-15 20:03 

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The Latest: FCA to name new CEO this year...

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the Detroit auto show (all times local):...

 2018-01-15 19:46 

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FCA's Marchionne says new CEO will be named this year...

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says he'll step down next year after leading the combined company since 2009....

 2018-01-15 19:20 

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Greeks face more pain, protests as bailout nears end...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek lawmakers, eying the end of eight years of bailout programs, approved more austerity measures late Monday, as strikes and mass protests brought much of Athens to a stand......

 2018-01-15 16:57 

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Land bridge suggested for Galveston to link Pelican Island...

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Some business leaders in Galveston have suggested building a land bridge to Pelican Island to replace a more than 60-year-old drawbridge and better control silt....

 2018-01-15 16:04 

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Texas towns hit hard by Hurricane Harvey work to recover...

ROCKPORT, Texas (AP) — Some Texas coastal towns where Hurricane Harvey made landfall are working to restore tourism and other economic attractions nearly five months after the storm....

 2018-01-15 15:28 

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Sam's Club exit in Alaska shakes businesses statewide...

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Sam's Club announced that it will close its three Alaska stores by Jan. 26....

 2018-01-15 15:17 

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A sampling of tracking technologies for traditional stores...

Brick-and-mortar retailers are using different tracking technologies to better understand their customers and keep up with e-commerce giant Amazon. Here is a sampling of the different tracking meth......

 2018-01-15 14:57 

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German startup AUTO1 gets $558 million Softbank investment...

BERLIN (AP) — Japan's Softbank is investing 460 million euros ($558 million) in German used car trading platform AUTO1....

 2018-01-15 14:49 

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France wants tougher rules on bitcoin to avoid criminal use...

PARIS (AP) — France's finance minister says he wants new regulation targeted at virtual currencies, to stop them from being used for tax evasion, financing terrorism and other crime....

 2018-01-15 14:33 

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Kentucky businessman convicted in pipeline scheme...

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky businessman has been convicted of defrauding people who invested in a natural-gas pipeline in Tennessee....

 2018-01-15 13:03 

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Dollar fall weighs on global stocks; US shut for holiday...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly lower on Monday as the dollar weakened across the board, pinching the outlook for export-driven regions like Europe. The U.S. was due to r......

 2018-01-15 11:53 

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Ritz Carlton, a luxury Saudi prison, takes Feb. 14 bookings...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Ritz Carlton in Saudi Arabia's capital may be reopening its doors in times for Valentine's Day, after serving for several months as a prison for the country's......

 2018-01-15 11:50 

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UK state contractor collapses, putting 43,000 jobs at risk...

LONDON (AP) — One of the British state's biggest contractors collapsed Monday, putting thousands of jobs at risk, after creditors and the government refused to bail out a company struggling under t......

 2018-01-15 11:31 

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New pickups from Ram, Chevy heat up big-truck competition...

DETROIT (AP) — The competition for full-size pickup truck customers in the U.S. is as rough-and-tumble as ever, with Ram and Chevrolet rolling out brawny-looking new models that are larger, lighter......

 2018-01-15 10:34 

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Lego plans video games, social network for Chinese children...

LONDON (AP) — Toy maker Lego is partnering with China's internet firm Tencent to offer games, video and possibly a social network aimed at children....

 2018-01-15 10:12 

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Lego plans video games, social network for Chinese children...

LONDON (AP) — Toy maker Lego is partnering with China's internet firm Tencent to offer games, video and possibly a social network aimed at children....

 2018-01-15 09:05 

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Construction giant Carillion goes into adminstration...

LONDON (AP) — Construction and services giant Carillion has gone into liquidation, putting thousands of jobs and millions of pounds' worth of British government contracts at risk....

 2018-01-15 08:55 

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The Latest: Airbus says it outsold Boeing in 2017...

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Airbus (all times local):9:50 a.m.Airbus says it sold more than 1,100 planes last year, outselling rival Boeing thanks to a raft of end-of-year deals and a growing gl......

 2018-01-15 08:37 

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Airbus could abandon A380 superjumbo amid lackluster sales...

PARIS (AP) — Airbus says it will stop making its costly A380 superjumbo if it can't strike a long-term deal with the airline Emirates for a steady supply of the planes....

 2018-01-15 06:12 

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Palestinians to get 3G in West Bank, after Israel lifts ban...

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinians in the West Bank are finally getting high-speed mobile data services, after a yearslong Israeli ban that cost their fragile economy hundreds of millions of d......

 2018-01-15 06:04 

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Sam's Club exit in Alaska shakes businesses statewide...

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Sam's Club has announced that it will close its three Alaska stores on Jan. 26 at the latest....

 2018-01-15 06:02 

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CannonBelles becomes a premier cheesemaker in Minnesota...

CANNON FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Jackie Ohmann and Deeann Lufkin found themselves trying to make mozzarella one evening in 2012....

 2018-01-15 03:29 

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Asian stock markets edge higher; US dollar falls against yen...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets edged higher on Monday after Wall Street's strong finish last week. The U.S. dollar weakened against most major currencies, including the Japanese yen....

 2018-01-14 22:57 

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The Latest: Ford to bring out 40 electrics, hybrids by 2022...

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the Detroit auto show (all times local):4:30 p.m.Ford Motor Co. says it's doubling its investment in electric and hybrid vehicles and plans to introduce 40 by 2022.......

 2018-01-14 22:22 

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The Latest: Chao says industry must calm autonomous car fear...

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the Detroit auto show (all times local):...

 2018-01-14 21:00 

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France vs. fake news offers test case for democratic dilemma...

PARIS (AP) — Can a democratic country outlaw fake news?...

 2018-01-14 18:56 

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Brawny pickups, futuristic SUVs star at Detroit auto show...

DETROIT (AP) — It's the year of the pickup truck at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit as General Motors, Fiat Chrysler and Ford unveil new trucks in a fast-growing and high......

 2018-01-14 18:17 

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Report: Owners eye sale of C&A fashion chain to Chinese firm...

BERLIN (AP) — German weekly news magazine Der Spiegel reported Sunday that the owners of European fashion chain C&A are considering selling the company to a Chinese investor....

 2018-01-14 18:09 

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FAA tells Casa Grande to allow skydiving at city's airport...

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration has told Casa Grande that it must allow skydiving at the city's airport....

 2018-01-14 17:29 

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France vs. fake news: An unwinnable battle?...

PARIS (AP) — Can a democratic country outlaw fake news?...

 2018-01-14 16:33 

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Why the GOP tax cuts are boosting stocks and who gains most...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers late last year rushed $1.5 trillion in tax cuts into law — the most sweeping rewrite of the tax code since 1986....

 2018-01-14 16:30 

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Daugaard seeks new craft beer laws to help growing industry...

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Derek Fernholz expects his young South Dakota craft brewery to push past 5,000 barrels for the first time this year, a marker of a business that is hot — and......

 2018-01-14 16:23 

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How Illinois governor candidates would address gun violence...

CHICAGO (AP) — Even as the homicide rate has dropped in Chicago, violence remains one of the city's top problems, and concerns also are heightened in other communities across Illinois....

 2018-01-14 16:18 

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New facility will help cook up new food businesses...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new facility in the Omaha area will help cook up new food-related businesses....

 2018-01-14 16:12 

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Scott promises outreach to persuade people to move to state...

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Since he took office last year, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has been warning of the challenges posed by the state's aging population....

 2018-01-14 15:47 

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Raimondo to deliver State of the State speech to lawmakers...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo plans to use this year's State of the State speech to highlight the state's progress and make the case for continued investments in job train......

 2018-01-14 15:25 

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Swiss journalists launch crowdfunded online magazine...

BERLIN (AP) — A team of experienced journalists is launching a new online magazine in Switzerland after reportedly collecting more than 7.7 million Swiss francs ($8 million) with the help of a crow......

 2018-01-14 15:05 

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Community college to set up job training center on wheels...

CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago community college will receive a federal grant worth about $940,000 to set up a job training center in two semi-truck trailers....

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