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'Fury' blasts 'Gone Girl' from top of box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The bloody World War II drama "Fury" blew past "Gone Girl" at theaters this weekend.

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German finance chief: confident on balanced budget

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's finance minister said he is confident he can keep promises to balance the budget next year and rejected anew in an int…

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Photos: Box office top 10 movies, Oct. 17-19

Photos: Box office top 10 movies, Oct. 17-19

Brad Pitt and "Fury" come out blazing.

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Economic malaise clouds Florida governor's race

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — By many measures, Republican Rick Scott should have a strong case for a second term as governor.

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Market turmoil: A gift for mortgage refinancers?

A sudden plunge in mortgage rates last week raised an urgent question for millions of Americans:

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India fuel reform puts diesel under market control

NEW DELHI (AP) — India freed diesel prices from government control Sunday while raising natural gas tariffs in the biggest-yet reform by Prime…

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Pilots at Lufthansa to start 35-hour strike Monday

BERLIN (AP) — A union representing Lufthansa's pilots has announced a new 35-hour strike against the airline's short-haul fleet starting Monda…

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Ukraine says Russia has agreed to supply gas

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian president has said his country has reached an agreement with Russia on supplies of natural gas for the winter.

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A guide to paying off your student loans

A guide to paying off your student loans

It's that dreaded time of year for recent graduates.

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Can health-care stock funds stay on top?

Can health-care stock funds stay on top?

No guarantees, but health care stocks have held up better than others during downturns.

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Neiman Marcus’ wild fantasy gifts include $475K perfume

Neiman Marcus’ wild fantasy gifts include $475K perfume

Time for the annual tradition of gawking at the excesses of the rich.

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India fuel reform puts diesel under market control

NEW DELHI (AP) — India freed diesel prices from government control Sunday while raising natural gas tariffs in the biggest-yet reform by Prime…

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Pilots at Lufthansa to start 35-hour strike Monday

BERLIN (AP) — A union representing Lufthansa's pilots has announced a new 35-hour strike against the airline's short-haul fleet starting Monda…

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Ukraine says Russia has agreed to supply gas

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian president has said his country has reached an agreement with Russia on supplies of natural gas for the winter.

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A guide to paying off your student loans

A guide to paying off your student loans

It's that dreaded time of year for recent graduates.

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Can health-care stock funds stay on top?

Can health-care stock funds stay on top?

No guarantees, but health care stocks have held up better than others during downturns.

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Neiman Marcus’ wild fantasy gifts include $475K perfume

Neiman Marcus’ wild fantasy gifts include $475K perfume

Time for the annual tradition of gawking at the excesses of the rich.

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Social Security and You: Many unknown benefits

Social Security and You: Many unknown benefits

Keeping loopholes open only adds to Social Security's financial woes.

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Container ship towed away from Canadian coast

PRINCE RUPERT, British Columbia (AP) — A large tug boat was pulling a disabled Russian cargo ship along British Columbia's coast, ending fears…

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Sprint cuts 452 jobs at its Kansas headquarters

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Sprint Corp. has cut 452 jobs from its Overland Park headquarters as part of a previously announced cost-cutting ef…

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What's next after wild week for stocks?

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market needs to see a therapist.

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Here's what's been happening in markets this month

What a difference a month makes.

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Yellen: Greatly concerned by widening inequality

Yellen: Greatly concerned by widening inequality

Fed Chair says America's longstanding identity as a land of opportunity is at stake.

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Jolt of confidence, signs of stimulus drive up stocks

Jolt of confidence, signs of stimulus drive up stocks

U.S. stocks rallied Friday, trimming this week's decline.

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As debt mounts, Caesars in talks with lenders

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Caesars Entertainment said Friday it is prepared to start formal discussions with some of its bank lenders as it works to red…

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Ebola causing some people to change travel plans

DALLAS (AP) — Travel agents say customers are asking whether it's safe to fly, and what steps they should take to guard against Ebola.

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US stocks end dramatic week with rally

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market capped a turbulent week with a big gain Friday, a sign of renewed investor confidence after days of gloomy ec…

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Judge voids Taj Mahal casino union contract

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort may survive after all, but it's likely to do so with angry employees.

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Crews begin demolition of Packard plant in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — Demolition started Friday on a section of the massive and crumbling Detroit Packard auto factory complex — a symbol of the city…

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How the Dow Jones industrial average did Friday

The stock market had another turbulent session Friday, capping off one of the more eventful weeks on Wall Street in years. The Dow Jones indus…

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Fear-gauge flashes wild week on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Europe's economy sputters, oil prices plunge and stocks start swinging wildly. Wall Street's long dormant "fear index" now pre…

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GE and Urban Outfitters 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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Rules vary about travel to countries hit by Ebola

Demands are rising in Washington for the U.S. to ban travelers from countries in West Africa, but the Obama administration is resisting and sa…

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In latest big move, US stocks end sharply higher

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are closing out a wild week with a big gain.

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Grain mostly lower, livestock mixed

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

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Obama's under-used credit card declined in NY

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service is charged with watching the president's back, but who's watching his wallet?

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Recalls this week: toy toasters, folding tables

A line of toy toaster sets sold at Toys R Us are being recalled because part of the toy can pose a laceration or choking hazard to children. O…

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Yellen: Greatly concerned by widening inequality

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sounded an alarm Friday about widening economic inequality in the United States, suggesti…

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Obama announces plan to tighten card security

WASHINGTON (AP) — Saying more must be done to stop data breaches affecting consumers, President Barack Obama announced on Friday a government …

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IMF: Market sell-off may have been 'over-reaction'

PARIS (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund says market turmoil this week may have been an "over-reaction," as leading economic f…

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General Motors' legal chief to retire next year

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' chief lawyer Michael Millikin, who withstood withering criticism from lawmakers for his department's handling o…

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Chimerix gets FDA OK to test drug for Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP) — A North Carolina drugmaker plans to test its experimental antiviral drug in patients who have Ebola, after getting authoriza…

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Stocks surge as Wall Street's wild week continues

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are powering higher at midday as investors welcome a round of strong company earnings reports.

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A flat stock market debut for Jimmy Choo

LONDON (AP) — Jimmy Choo didn't look too sexy to the City.

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GE sees strong US economy as profit rises

NEW YORK (AP) — General Electric Co. posted strong third quarter results, issued an upbeat forecast for the fourth quarter and said U.S. indus…

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Europe's top powers deadlocked as economy sinks

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe's economy needs help — fast. Yet the two powers that could take action, the European Central Bank and Germany…

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Grain lower, livestock mixed

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

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US stocks open higher; GE, Morgan Stanley gain

Stocks are rising in early trading as investors welcome some good news on corporate earnings.

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Apartments pushed up US homebuilding in September

WASHINGTON (AP) — Construction firms broke ground on more apartment complexes in September, pushing up the pace of U.S. homebuilding.

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Bank of England chief economist: rates to stay low

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England's chief economist signaled Friday that interest rates could remain at record lows for longer than expected d…

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Morgan Stanley's income nearly doubles

NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Stanley's third-quarter net income nearly doubled, helped by strength in its institutional securities and wealth manage…

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German train drivers' union calls 2-day strike

BERLIN (AP) — A union representing German train drivers has called members out on a two-day strike this Saturday and Sunday, escalating a bitt…

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Yara, CF Industries abandon merger talks

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Norway's Yara International and Deerfield, Illinois-based CF Industries have abandoned merger talks that would have created a…

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Harney: A flip waiver nears its end

Harney: A flip waiver nears its end

The federal agency that made quick flips possible is about to shut the program down.

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Asia stocks find footing after global gyrations

Asian stock markets mostly steadied Friday after a fall in U.S. unemployment applications and comments from a Federal Reserve official eased n…

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Will Apple Pay be the next iRevolution?

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple's skinnier iPads and flashy big-screen iMac are sleek and stunning. But the tech giant is making a bigger strat…

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FBI director warns against cellphone encryption

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey warned in stark terms Thursday against the push by technology companies to encrypt smartphone data …

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Judge mulls whether to block Arizona ID theft laws

PHOENIX (AP) — Advocates for immigrants urged a judge Thursday to shelve two Arizona ID theft laws that are the legal foundation for business …

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Google's 3Q earnings fall as expenses climb 30 pct

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's third-quarter earnings slipped as the Internet search leader hired nearly 3,000 more employees while pouring mor…

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