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Government hackers try to crack HealthCare.gov

Government hackers try to crack HealthCare.gov

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's own watchdogs tried to hack into HealthCare.gov earlier this year and found what they termed a critical vul…

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100 arrested at Wall Street climate crisis sit-in

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after over 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked…

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China stocks rebound on stronger manufacturing

China stocks rebound on stronger manufacturing

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks rebounded Tuesday on unexpectedly strong manufacturing but other Asian markets fell following Wall Street's tumble.

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US cracks down on companies moving overseas

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration cracked down Monday on certain overseas corporate mergers and acquisitions, aiming to curb American…

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SEC giving $30M, biggest whistleblower award yet

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission is giving its biggest award yet, about $30 million, to a whistleblower who provided k…

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Starbucks tests latte with stout flavor

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is testing a latte that it says has the "savory toasty malt" flavor of a foamy mug of stout.

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Rates on US Treasury bills drop at weekly auction

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction, with rates on three-month bills dropping to their lowe…

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Investors fret Yahoo's future, stock dips

Investors fret Yahoo's future, stock dips

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo may be losing some appeal on Wall Street now that U.S. investors can buy directly into Alibaba.

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Businesses and investors pressing for green policy

Businesses and investors pressing for green policy

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on cl…

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How the Dow Jones industrial average did Monday

Worries about growth in China and a slide in the price of oil pushed the stock market to its biggest loss in almost seven weeks. Investors are…

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Clorox and Apple are big market movers

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

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SEC giving $30M, biggest whistleblower award yet

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission is giving its biggest award yet, about $30 million, to a whistleblower who provided k…

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Starbucks tests latte with stout flavor

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is testing a latte that it says has the "savory toasty malt" flavor of a foamy mug of stout.

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Rates on US Treasury bills drop at weekly auction

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction, with rates on three-month bills dropping to their lowe…

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Investors fret Yahoo's future, stock dips

Investors fret Yahoo's future, stock dips

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo may be losing some appeal on Wall Street now that U.S. investors can buy directly into Alibaba.

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Businesses and investors pressing for green policy

Businesses and investors pressing for green policy

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on cl…

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How the Dow Jones industrial average did Monday

Worries about growth in China and a slide in the price of oil pushed the stock market to its biggest loss in almost seven weeks. Investors are…

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Clorox and Apple are big market movers

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

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US stocks fall as China weighs on markets

US stocks fall as China weighs on markets

NEW YORK (AP) — Worries about growth in China and a slide in the price of oil pushed the stock market to its biggest loss in almost seven weeks.

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SPIN METER: Those changing health law numbers

SPIN METER: Those changing health law numbers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it health care law numerology.

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Tesco suspends execs over inflated profit report

Tesco suspends execs over inflated profit report

LONDON (AP) — Tesco, the world's second-largest supermarket chain after Walmart, has suspended four executives and launched an accounting inve…

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Giuliani to help fight Noriega's video game suit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining a video game company's legal fight against disgraced Panamanian dictato…

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GM expert says 21 deaths eligible for compensation

DETROIT (AP) — The death toll from crashes involving General Motors small cars with faulty ignition switches is at least 21.

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Plosser, a leading Fed 'hawk,' to retire in March

Plosser, a leading Fed 'hawk,' to retire in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — Charles Plosser, a leading inflation "hawk" at the Federal Reserve, announced Monday that he plans to retire March 1.

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US stocks fall as China weighs on markets

US stocks fall as China weighs on markets

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling as investors worry about new signs of weakness in China's economy.

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Grain lower, livestock lower

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

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Swiss bank UBS loses $1.4B bail appeal in France

BERLIN (AP) — Swiss bank UBS AG has failed to overturn a bail order for 1.1 billion euros ($1.4 billion) set by a French court in a tax evasio…

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Draghi: Euro recovery losing momentum

Draghi: Euro recovery losing momentum

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi defended the bank's new stimulus programs as he warned that the weak economi…

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'The Lion King' earns record box office

'The Lion King' earns record box office

NEW YORK (AP) — Here's something the folks at Disney can take real pride in: "The Lion King" is the top ticket of all time.

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US existing home sales fall in August

US existing home sales fall in August

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and first-time buyers remained scarce.

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US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes

WASHINGTON (AP) — US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes.

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French premier rejects notion country is 'sick'

French premier rejects notion country is 'sick'

BERLIN (AP) — France's prime minister on Monday dismissed the view that his country is "sick," and insisted that it is both willing and able t…

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US stocks open lower on weakness in China

US stocks open lower on weakness in China

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening lower as investors worry about some soft economic data from China and a profit warning by the British …

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Striking pilots reject Air France low-cost delay

PARIS (AP) — Air France pilots are rejecting the company's offer to delay the expansion of its low-cost carrier, Transavia, after a seven-day …

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Apple: 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sold

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phon…

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German Merck to buy St. Louis-based Sigma-Aldrich

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German drug company Merck says it has agreed to buy St. Louis-based chemical firm Sigma-Aldrich Corp. for $17 billio…

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Auxilium Pharma rejects Endo's takeover offer

CHESTERBROOK, Pa. (AP) — Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s board has rejected an approximately $1.4 billion unsolicited takeover offer from Irel…

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Affluence eludes poor crowding into Asian cities

Affluence eludes poor crowding into Asian cities

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Down a concrete path, between rail tracks that buzz with each approaching train and a river choked by plastic and ra…

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German employers struggle to find apprentices

BERLIN (AP) — It's lunchtime at Tauro and the restaurant staff are bustling to keep up with orders for marinated pork ribs, spinach-filled cre…

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5 ways to protect yourself from data breaches

5 ways to protect yourself from data breaches

NEW YORK (AP) — Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their p…

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Siemens to acquire Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion

HOUSTON (AP) — German electronics and engineering company Siemens AG has reached a deal to acquire oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $…

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Gov. Brown signs clean-air vehicle legislation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law several bills designed to boost use of clean-air vehicles in California.

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'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 M

'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 M

NEW YORK (AP) — The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise…

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US gas prices fall, extending summer decline

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — A national survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has dropped another 9 cents over the last tw…

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UAW workers to vote on proposed Lear Corp contract

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Workers at a northwestern Indiana Lear Corp. plant that makes automotive seats are preparing to vote on a tentative agree…

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With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know

With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know

NEW YORK (AP) — China's e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading its shares Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are ten things to know a…

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China, US, India push world carbon emissions up

China, US, India push world carbon emissions up

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year tha…

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SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear

SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear

CAPE CANAVERAL (AP) — A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D printer for astron…

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Social Security and You: Answers for divorced women

Social Security and You: Answers for divorced women

Readers ask about potential benefits they might be due from their ex.

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G-20 says close to goal of $2 trillion in growth

SYDNEY (AP) — Finance chiefs from the 20 largest economies said on Sunday they are close to reaching their goal of boosting world GDP by more …

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Oculus unveils new prototype VR headset

Oculus unveils new prototype VR headset

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oculus has unveiled a new prototype of its virtual reality headset. However, the VR company still isn't ready to release a …

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Investigators at loss to explain Air Algerie crash

Investigators at loss to explain Air Algerie crash

PARIS (AP) — Investigators probing the crash of an Air Algerie jet in July that killed all 116 people on board say they have no solid leads on…

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Astronauts getting 3-D printer at space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The 3-D printing boom is about to invade space.

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2016 may loom, but Jeb Bush is focused on business

2016 may loom, but Jeb Bush is focused on business

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — While other Republicans considering the 2016 presidential race are openly laying the foundations of potential campai…

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Chrysler recalling nearly 189,000 SUVs

DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler is recalling almost 189,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos in the U.S. to fix a fuel pump problem that can ca…

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5 ways to protect yourself from data breaches

5 ways to protect yourself from data breaches

NEW YORK (AP) — Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of their p…

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Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut

Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut

NEW YORK (AP) — Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager …

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With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know

With Alibaba's big debut, 10 things to know

NEW YORK (AP) — China's e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading its shares Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are ten things to know a…

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Investors breathe sigh of relief at Scottish vote

Investors breathe sigh of relief at Scottish vote

LONDON (AP) — Scotland's decision to reject independence from the United Kingdom gave British markets a short-term lift Friday but worries ove…

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Moody's backs UK bond rating after Scotland vote

NEW YORK (AP) — Moody's Investors Services maintained its rating on United Kingdom government-backed bonds Friday, a day after voters in Scotl…

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