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2 Europe navigation satellites in the wrong orbits

PARIS (AP) — European space officials say they're investigating whether the inaccurate deployment of two satellites will complicate their effo…

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Obama urges renewal of US Export-Import Bank

Obama urges renewal of US Export-Import Bank

EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is trying to rally support for a taxpayer-subsidized bank that he says creates jobs.

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Lufthansa pilots' union threatens new strikes

BERLIN (AP) — A union representing Lufthansa's pilots is threatening a new round of strikes in a long-running dispute over wages and early ret…

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Yellen signals uncertainty about a rate increase

Yellen signals uncertainty about a rate increase

JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) — If anyone thought Janet Yellen might clarify her view of the U.S. job market in her speech here Friday, the Feder…

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Goldman in deal worth $1.2B over US bond claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Goldman Sachs has agreed to a settlement worth $1.2 billion to resolve claims that it misled U.S. mortgage giants Fannie Mae…

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Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing …

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Recalls this week: bean bag chairs, cribs

Recalls this week: bean bag chairs, cribs

About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled following the deaths of two children who suffocated after they crawled inside the chairs.…

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Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle America Inc. and several of its executives over the technology co…

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New Obama birth control fixes for religious groups

New Obama birth control fixes for religious groups

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religiou…

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Mexico creates special force for economic crime

Mexico creates special force for economic crime

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico launched a special 5,000-strong police force Friday to combat industrial, farm and business crime that has extended …

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Advocacy group asks for Chrysler investigation

DETROIT (AP) — An auto safety advocacy group has asked the U.S. government to investigate power system failures in Chrysler vehicles that coul…

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Lawsuits challenge FAA drone, model aircraft rules

Lawsuits challenge FAA drone, model aircraft rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — Model aircraft hobbyists, research universities and commercial drone interests filed lawsuits Friday challenging a governmen…

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At Jackson Hole, central bankers eye varying goals

At Jackson Hole, central bankers eye varying goals

WASHINGTON (AP) — The central bankers meeting this week at their annual conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, aren't exactly in sync. Many are …

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How the Dow Jones industrial average did Friday

The stock market paused Friday, following four days of gains, after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unclear abou…

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Stocks are mostly lower as Ukraine tensions flare

Stocks are mostly lower as Ukraine tensions flare

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market paused Friday, following four days of gains, after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left invest…

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Gap and Dynegy are big market movers

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

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Stocks end mostly lower as Ukraine tensions flare

Stocks end mostly lower as Ukraine tensions flare

NEW YORK (AP) — More tensions in Ukraine left the stock market slightly lower in quiet trading.

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Yellen, hesitant on rates, points to opaque job market

Yellen, hesitant on rates, points to opaque job market

The recovery picture is still hazy.

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Grain higher, beef higher, pork mostly higher

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

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Correction: SmallBiz-Small Talk

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Aug. 20 about lending to women-owned businesses, Maria Coyne, head of small business banking at KeyBank, was quoted…

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Draghi: ECB can't do it all, governments must act

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi said Friday the bank is ready to do more to boost the shaky recovery in the …

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Expectations of ECB help drive down eurozone rates

Investors appear to be putting their money on the likelihood of more stimulus measures from the European Central Bank to keep the eurozone's s…

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Deere to lay off about 460 from Iowa tractor plant

Deere to lay off about 460 from Iowa tractor plant

MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — Agricultural equipment maker Deere is laying off about 460 employees indefinitely from an Iowa tractor factory as it conti…

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Democrats reframe debate on health care

Democrats reframe debate on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's unpopular health care law is losing some of its political punch as vulnerable Democrats see it as l…

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Ferguson fallout: A call for police 'body cams'

Ferguson fallout: A call for police 'body cams'

NEW YORK (AP) — What if Michael Brown's last moments had been recorded?

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Stocks little changed on Ukraine, Yellen speech

Stocks little changed on Ukraine, Yellen speech

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are little changed at midday after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unsure on how the bank…

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Dead floppy drive: Kenya recycles global e-waste

Dead floppy drive: Kenya recycles global e-waste

MACHAKOS, Kenya (AP) — In an industrial area outside Kenya's capital city, workers in hard hats and white masks take shiny new power drills to…

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McDonald's names new US president again

McDonald's names new US president again

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's named a new president for its struggling U.S. division on Friday, marking the second change in the high-profile spo…

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2.2 million bean bag chairs recalled after deaths

NEW YORK (AP) — About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled after two children opened them, crawled inside and suffocated to death.

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Grain higher, livestock mostly higher

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

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Germany sues Swiss bank for communist-era fortune

BERLIN (AP) — Germany is suing a Swiss bank to reclaim millions of euros that once belonged to communist East Germany.

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Keurig strikes deal with Kraft on coffee brands

NEW YORK (AP) — Keurig Green Mountain says it struck a deal to make Kraft's branded coffees, such as Maxwell House and Gevalia, for its single…

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Yellen says shifts in job market since Great Recession make Fed rate decisions more difficult

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yellen says shifts in job market since Great Recession make Fed rate decisions more difficult.

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Dynegy to spend $6.25B on power plant acquisitions

Dynegy to spend $6.25B on power plant acquisitions

Dynegy plans to spend more than $6 billion to buy several coal and gas power generation plants from Duke Energy and Energy Capital Partners.

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Ukraine jitters send US stocks slightly lower

Ukraine jitters send US stocks slightly lower

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are little edging lower in early trading amid concerns of an escalation in the Ukrainian crisis after a Russian aid con…

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Russian ban on Polish apples sparks cider debate

Russian ban on Polish apples sparks cider debate

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's Economy Ministry wants the nation of beer and vodka lovers to drink more cider.

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Yellen speech awaited for any hint on rate timing

Yellen speech awaited for any hint on rate timing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two days after the Federal Reserve revealed an intensifying internal debate over interest rates, Chair Janet Yellen will add…

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Jell-O can't stop slippery sales slide

Jell-O can't stop slippery sales slide

NEW YORK (AP) — Jell-O has lost its jiggle and nobody knows how to fix it.

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Coal gas boom in China holds climate change risks

Coal gas boom in China holds climate change risks

HEXIGTEN, China (AP) — Deep in the hilly grasslands of remote Inner Mongolia, twin smoke stacks rise more than 200 feet into the sky, their st…

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Woman who drank lye-tainted tea suffers nightmares

Woman who drank lye-tainted tea suffers nightmares

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A woman who was in critical condition after unknowingly sipping sweetened iced tea laced with a chemical found in drain …

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No rush to a new credit score

No rush to a new credit score

WASHINGTON — You may have noticed the big media splash recently when Fair Isaac, developer of the iconic FICO credit score, announced the debu…

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Deported Mexicans find new life at call centers

Deported Mexicans find new life at call centers

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Henry Monterroso is a foreigner in his own country. Raised in California from the age of 5, he was deported to Mexico i…

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Asian stocks higher after S&P 500 record close

Asian stocks higher after S&P 500 record close

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks inched higher on Friday after a record day on Wall Street powered by upbeat data that adds to evidence the world…

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Lawyer: Utah restaurant had other chemical burn

Lawyer: Utah restaurant had other chemical burn

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The attorney for a woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking tea laced with a chemical cleaning compound at a Uta…

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Study: Wealth gap widened in the last decade

NEW YORK (AP) — A report from the Census Bureau is the latest evidence that the rich are getting richer while the poor get poorer.

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Airline group forecasts uptick in Labor Day travel

A trade group for the nation's big airlines predicts that air travel over the Labor Day weekend will rise 2 percent from the same holiday last year.

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Gap reports higher profit, plans India expansion

Gap reports higher profit, plans India expansion

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gap Inc. said its profit rose 10 percent in the second quarter as the clothing retailer cut expenses and managed to lift sales.

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How the Dow Jones industrial average did Thursday

The stock market advanced for a fourth straight day Thursday, pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a record high. Investors were enc…

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Home Depot says Menear will become CEO on Nov. 1

NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot says Craig Menear, the president of its U.S. retail operations, will become president and CEO of the company Nov. 1.

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Hormel Foods and Hertz are big market movers

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

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Unexpected summer blockbuster: Chinese stock funds

NEW YORK (AP) — Surprise: One of the summer's hottest investments was also one of the most anxiety-inducing a few months earlier.

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S&P 500 closes at a record; Hewlett-Packard gains

S&P 500 closes at a record; Hewlett-Packard gains

NEW YORK (AP) — Another round of buying on the stock market is sending the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its latest record high.

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