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Europe's bank test aims to strengthen economy

Europe's bank test aims to strengthen economy

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank on Sunday will reveal the results of a yearlong search through the books of Europe's 130 b…

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Stock market's big seesaw gives investors pause

Stock market's big seesaw gives investors pause

NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors.

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Is refinancing your mortgage worth it?

The interest rate pendulum has swung in favor of homeowners again.

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Google exec sets records with leap from near-space

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico dese…

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Shipping company pleads guilty in molasses spill

HONOLULU (AP) — A shipping company pleaded guilty Friday to criminal charges from a 233,000-gallon molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor, but a fe…

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Regulators close small Illinois bank

WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators have closed a small lender in Illinois, bringing U.S. bank failures this year to 16 after 24 closures in all of 2013.

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US halal food supplier indicted over beef exports

US halal food supplier indicted over beef exports

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The founder of a popular line of food products for observant Muslims has been charged with fraudulently shipping beef t…

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Market jolt is reality check for investors

Market jolt is reality check for investors

NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors.

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US stock market has best week in nearly 2 years

US stock market has best week in nearly 2 years

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings f…

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US official: Auto safety agency under review

WASHINGTON (AP) — Transportation officials are reviewing the "safety culture" of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls, a senior Obama…

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What you need to know about massive air bag recall

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. investigators, automakers and a parts supply company are trying to figure out why some automobile air bags inflate with to…

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Shipping company pleads guilty in molasses spill

HONOLULU (AP) — A shipping company pleaded guilty Friday to criminal charges from a 233,000-gallon molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor, but a fe…

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Regulators close small Illinois bank

WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators have closed a small lender in Illinois, bringing U.S. bank failures this year to 16 after 24 closures in all of 2013.

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US halal food supplier indicted over beef exports

US halal food supplier indicted over beef exports

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The founder of a popular line of food products for observant Muslims has been charged with fraudulently shipping beef t…

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Market jolt is reality check for investors

Market jolt is reality check for investors

NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors.

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US stock market has best week in nearly 2 years

US stock market has best week in nearly 2 years

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings f…

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US official: Auto safety agency under review

WASHINGTON (AP) — Transportation officials are reviewing the "safety culture" of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls, a senior Obama…

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What you need to know about massive air bag recall

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. investigators, automakers and a parts supply company are trying to figure out why some automobile air bags inflate with to…

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Ford and Amazon 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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Manufacturer halts sales of highway guardrails

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas company is stopping shipments of a common highway-guardrail system and conducting more crash tests after it lost a $175 …

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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Friday

The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft an…

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Out-of-patience investors sell off Amazon

Out-of-patience investors sell off Amazon

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has long acted like an ideal customer on its own website: a freewheeling big spender with no worries about balancing a …

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Is refinancing your mortgage worth it?

The interest rate pendulum has swung in favor of homeowners again.

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Recalls this week: Arctic Cat all-terrain vehicles

Recalls this week: Arctic Cat all-terrain vehicles

Certain models of Arctic Cat's all-terrain vehicles are being recalled because a component failure can cause a loss of control.

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Canada loses bid to make Ford engines to Mexico

DETROIT (AP) — Canada has lost to Mexico in a bid to build engines for Ford Motor Co.

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Earnings from Microsoft, others drive stocks up

Earnings from Microsoft, others drive stocks up

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is closing out its best week in almost two years as earnings gains from Microsoft and others got investors in…

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NBCUniversal settles with unpaid interns for $6.4M

NBCUniversal settles with unpaid interns for $6.4M

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 9,000 unpaid interns stand to benefit from a $6.4 million settlement with NBCUniversal over back wages.

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Grain lower, livestock mixed

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

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Greeks get 8 years to clear austerity tax bill

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Parliament has approved draft legislation that would give distressed Greeks more than eight years to settle unpaid taxes…

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Italian court acquits Dolce&Gabbana in tax case

MILAN (AP) — Italy's highest court acquitted Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana of tax evasion Friday in a case that created such public acrim…

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UPS expects double-digit surge in Dec shipments

UPS expects double-digit surge in Dec shipments

DALLAS (AP) — UPS might levy surcharges or even turn away some holiday shipments this year if retailers surprise the delivery giant by droppin…

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Venezuelans brace for slump in oil prices

Venezuelans brace for slump in oil prices

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The falling oil prices that are providing relief to drivers around the world threaten to bring more misery to the li…

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France OKs extradition of dissident Kazakh banker

PARIS (AP) — A French appeals court has authorized the extradition to Russia or Ukraine of a Kazakh dissident banker whose legal case is tangl…

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WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015

WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five …

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Ford profit falls in third quarter on truck costs

Ford profit falls in third quarter on truck costs

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for …

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US new-home sales close to flat in September

US new-home sales close to flat in September

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of new homes were nearly flat in September, after the government sharply revised downward what was initially an A…

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More earnings gains send US stocks higher

More earnings gains send US stocks higher

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are rising in midday trading as U.S. companies report more earnings gains.

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UK rejects 'appalling' EU demand for more money

UK rejects 'appalling' EU demand for more money

BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron insisted Friday he would not pay a European Union bill for an additional 2.1 billion euro…

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Grain mixed, livestock mostly higher

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

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Procter & Gamble taking out its batteries

Procter & Gamble taking out its batteries

NEW YORK (AP) — Procter & Gamble plans to remove its batteries and make Duracell a stand-alone company.

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Chiquita holders reject plans to merge with Fyffes

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chiquita shareholders have rejected plans to merge with Irish fruit importer Fyffes that would have made the world's la…

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Evenflo recalls infant seats to fix sticky buckles

DETROIT (AP) — Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch.

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More earnings gains send US stocks higher

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening slightly higher as U.S. companies report more earnings gains.

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Cloning whistleblower: Little changed in S. Korea

Cloning whistleblower: Little changed in S. Korea

CHUNCHEON, South Korea (AP) — The whistleblower who exposed breakthrough cloning research as a devastating fake says South Korea is still domi…

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P&G matches Street 1Q forecasts

P&G matches Street 1Q forecasts

CINCINNATI (AP) — Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) on Friday reported net income of $1.99 billion in its fiscal first quarter.

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China, 20 other countries initiate new Asian bank

China, 20 other countries initiate new Asian bank

BEIJING (AP) — Twenty-one Asian nations have signed on to a China-driven initiative to create a new development bank for Asia that's aimed at …

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Ericsson profit down 10 pct despite higher sales

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Wireless equipment maker Ericsson says its third-quarter earnings slumped 10 percent despite higher sales due to increased op…

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British economy grows 0.7 percent

LONDON (AP) — Official figures show Britain's economic recovery is continuing, despite a gloomy global environment.

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California startup unveils gun technology for cops

California startup unveils gun technology for cops

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer's weapon has been fired.

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Germany's BASF warns on profits and shares drop

BERLIN (AP) — Chemical and oil company BASF is warning that its profits will come in below its previous forecast in the wake of slower global …

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Survey: German consumer confidence stabilizes

BERLIN (AP) — A survey finds that a downward trend in German consumer confidence has come to an end, despite cooler growth prospects for Europ…

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Senators ask gov't for nationwide air bag recall

Senators ask gov't for nationwide air bag recall

DETROIT (AP) — Two U.S. senators are calling on regulators to issue a nationwide recall of cars with faulty air bags made by Takata Corp., que…

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EU reaches deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions

EU reaches deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders agreed early Friday to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the 28-nation bloc to at least 40 percent below …

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Rajaratnam brother barred for 5 years in SEC deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The brother of a jailed former hedge fund boss will be barred for at least five years from the securities industry and pay a…

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Cloud business lifts Microsoft's quarterly results

Cloud business lifts Microsoft's quarterly results

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft's quarterly profit and revenue sailed past expectations Thursday, as CEO Satya Nadella's push to embrace cloud …

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A blue Christmas for Amazon?

A blue Christmas for Amazon?

NEW YORK (AP) — It might be a blue Christmas for Amazon.

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APNewsBreak: Icahn says Taj casino likely to close

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Billionaire investor Carl Icahn says the struggling Trump Taj Mahal casino "will almost certainly close."

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What to expect from your bond mutual fund

NEW YORK (AP) — Oh, right. Stability. That's what bond mutual funds are for.

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Enticing low rates, but impact could be limited

WASHINGTON (AP) — With mortgage rates sliding for a fifth straight week, the possibility of locking in a rate below 4 percent is tempting for …

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