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Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved

Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved

NEW YORK (AP) — Time Warner Cable said Wednesday that service was largely restored after a problem during routine maintenance caused a nationw…

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GM to move Cadillac SRX production to Tenn.

SPRING HILL, Tenn. (AP) — General Motors is moving production of the next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to a factory in Sp…

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IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in France

IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in France

PARIS (AP) — Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was put under official investigation for negligence in a French …

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Low-budget Ryanair launches business-class

DUBLIN (AP) — European budget carrier Ryanair is offering business-class tickets in an attempt to woo companies and governments during penny-p…

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3 ways insurers can discourage sick from enrolling

3 ways insurers can discourage sick from enrolling

Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room fo…

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US economy forecast to grow by 1.5 percent in 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, undermine…

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US indexes drift higher; Tiffany gains

US indexes drift higher; Tiffany gains

Major U.S. stock indexes edged higher in morning trading Wednesday, drifting slightly from the record highs the day before. Trading was light …

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Grain mixed, livestock mixed

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

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Spanish chain pulls kids' shirt after outcry

MADRID (AP) — Spanish fashion retailer Inditex said Wednesday it has withdrawn a children's shirt that triggered an outcry from people who sai…

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Cantwell targets small business loan gender gap

Cantwell targets small business loan gender gap

NEW YORK (AP) — Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap.

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Video games come of age as spectator sport

Video games come of age as spectator sport

NEW YORK (AP) — Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man." And fo…

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Stocks edge higher in early trade; Tiffany gains

Stocks edge higher in early trade; Tiffany gains

U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher, a day after the Standard & Poor's 500 index had its first close above 2,000 points.

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Spiders force Suzuki to recall midsize cars

DETROIT (AP) — Spiders have forced Suzuki to recall more than 19,000 midsize cars.

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Germany plans to tighten EU migration rules

Germany plans to tighten EU migration rules

BERLIN (AP) — The German government proposed measures Wednesday to tighten migration regulations for citizens from elsewhere in the European U…

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Scottish businesses: no case for independence

Scottish businesses: no case for independence

LONDON (AP) — A group of 130 business leaders in Scotland have signed an open letter arguing that the case for independence from Britain has n…

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Malaysia Airlines set for shakeup after disasters

Malaysia Airlines set for shakeup after disasters

HONG KONG (AP) — Malaysia is preparing to unveil the latest overhaul of its beleaguered state-owned airline, which is reeling from twin disast…

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Annual tomato battle leaves Spanish town red

Annual tomato battle leaves Spanish town red

BUNOL, Spain (AP) — The streets of an eastern Spanish town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the…

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Godzilla stomps back in ultra HD, wires intact

Godzilla stomps back in ultra HD, wires intact

TOKYO (AP) — At a humble Tokyo laboratory, Godzilla, including the 1954 black-and-white original, is stomping back with a digital makeover tha…

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IMF chief Christine Lagarde under official investigation for 'negligence' in corruption probe

PARIS (AP) — IMF chief Christine Lagarde under official investigation for 'negligence' in corruption probe.

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10 things to know about corporate inversions

10 things to know about corporate inversions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Burger King plans to become the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign …

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Conflicts weighing heavily on German consumers

BERLIN (AP) — A closely-watched survey shows economic expectations among German consumers have "completely collapsed" over concerns about the …

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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Tuesday

The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 points for the first time Tuesday. Financial markets moved higher after some encouragin…

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S&P 500 milestones as index closes above 2,000

The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 for the first time Tuesday, after stocks got a lift from some encouraging economic repo…

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Burger King and Orbitz are big market movers

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

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Another milestone: S&P 500 closes above 2,000

Another milestone: S&P 500 closes above 2,000

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a big round-number day for the stock market.

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French gov't reshuffle expels dissident ministers

French gov't reshuffle expels dissident ministers

PARIS (AP) — France's prime minister reshuffled his Cabinet on Tuesday to silence ministers who had openly criticized Socialist President Fran…

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Burger King plans expansion of Tim Hortons

Burger King plans expansion of Tim Hortons

MIAMI (AP) — The fight for the coffee and breakfast crowd is heating up, both at home and abroad.

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US home price gains slow in June

US home price gains slow in June

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices increased at a slower pace in June — a cooldown that could continue for several more months.

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Turner Broadcasting offering buyouts

Turner Broadcasting offering buyouts

NEW YORK (AP) — The corporate parent of CNN, TNT and TBS on Tuesday offered voluntary buyouts to 600 veteran employees, part of an overall cos…

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AP survey: Fed's outlook correct but not solution

AP survey: Fed's outlook correct but not solution

WASHINGTON (AP) — Economists appear to be of two minds about the Federal Reserve.

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Correction: Obit-Sperling story

PHOENIX (AP) — In a story Aug. 25 about death of University of Phoenix founder John Sperling, The Associated Press reported erroneously the da…

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UN health agency urges crackdown on e-cigarettes

UN health agency urges crackdown on e-cigarettes

GENEVA (AP) — Governments should have tougher rules for electronic cigarettes — banning their use indoors and putting them off limits for mino…

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American, US Airways will stop listing on Orbitz

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines and US Airways are pulling flight listings from Orbitz after they were unable to reach agreement on…

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S&P 500, Dow average heading for record highs

S&P 500, Dow average heading for record highs

NEW YORK (AP) — Encouraging economic news is sending the stock market further into record territory.

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Survey: US consumer confidence near a 7-year high

Survey: US consumer confidence near a 7-year high

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence this month reached its highest point in nearly seven years, boosted by strong job gains.

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US durable goods orders surge record 22.6 percent

US durable goods orders surge record 22.6 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Business orders for long-lasting manufactured goods shot up by the largest amount on record in July. But most of the strengt…

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US closes probe into Camry Hybrid brake problems

DETROIT (AP) — An eight-month investigation into brake problems with some older Toyota Camry gas-electric hybrids has been closed without a recall.

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US credit card late payments down in 2Q

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Americans are doing a better job of making timely credit card payments, even as many lenders increasingly extend credit to …

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US stocks open higher; S&P 500 at 2,000 points

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening higher as investors welcomed the latest corporate deal news, sending the Standard & Poor's 500 index ba…

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US durable goods orders surge record 22.6 percent

US durable goods orders surge record 22.6 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Business orders for long-lasting manufactured goods shot up by the largest amount on record in July but much of the strength…

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US durable goods orders surge 22.6 percent in July but outside transportation, orders weak

WASHINGTON (AP) — US durable goods orders surge 22.6 percent in July but outside transportation, orders weak.

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Office Coach: Joining corporate ranks takes adjusting

Office Coach: Joining corporate ranks takes adjusting

Moving from the field to administrative offices is an eye-opener.

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Even if attacked, airline could be liable in crash

Even if attacked, airline could be liable in crash

Families of passengers who were on the Malaysia Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine are starting to sort through the long process of gaining…

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Asia stocks lackluster, US economic data awaited

Asia stocks lackluster, US economic data awaited

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were lackluster Tuesday as investors continued to digest monetary policy signals from the Jackson Hole meet…

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Amazon could be ESPN of video games in Twitch deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is hoping to become the ESPN of video games.

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Sony network hacked, exec's flight diverted

DALLAS (AP) — Hackers attacked Sony's PlayStation Network and apparently disrupted the travel plans of a top company executive by going on Twi…

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Businesses: Quake cleanup shouldn't deter tourists

Businesses: Quake cleanup shouldn't deter tourists

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — The earthquake that jarred California's wine capital caused $1 billion in damage, Napa County officials estimated Monday a…

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Legal questions arise for fantasy day game biz

Some of the newest incarnations of fantasy football look a lot more like gambling than intricate, outsmart-your-opponent strategy games.

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Cops called after fliers fight over seat recline

NEW YORK (AP) — Airline passengers have come to expect a tiny escape from the confined space of today's packed planes: the ability to recline …

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Hard to swallow? Burger King may move to Canada

Hard to swallow? Burger King may move to Canada

NEW YORK (AP) — Some Burger King customers are finding it hard to swallow that the home of the Whopper could move to Canada.

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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Monday

U.S. stocks climbed on Monday, pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 index briefly above 2,000 points for the first time. The index closed wit…

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