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Sports costs at ESPN weigh down Disney's Force-ful quarter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ESPN, the sports network that drives Disney's profit engine, has hit a soft patch. Subscribers have fallen by about 7.2 mil…

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Canadian Pacific wants vote on Norfolk Southern deal

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Canadian Pacific plans to ask Norfolk Southern shareholders whether they want the two railroads to pursue a merger.

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Haslam-owned chain exec advised 'say one thing, do another'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former top executive of the truck stop chain owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Ha…

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NTSB: New rules needed for air shipments of batteries

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government should issue more stringent rules for how rechargeable batteries are shipped on planes to prevent uncontrolla…

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Viacom CEO defends self in testy exchange on 1Q results

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Viacom Inc. CEO Philippe Dauman defended himself in a testy exchange with analysts during a quarterly earnings conference c…

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Supreme Court puts Obama's Clean Power Plan on hold

Supreme Court puts Obama's Clean Power Plan on hold

This is a victory for a coalition of 27 mostly Republican-led states, including Arizona.

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Former Tyco CEO named board chairman of ex-prisoners group

NEW YORK (AP) — A former business titan convicted more than a decade ago in a notorious corporate fraud case that featured headline-grabbing t…

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California farmers reap record sales in record drought

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dweller…

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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday

Stocks closed slightly lower on Tuesday after another bumpy day. Major indexes wavered between gains and losses for most of the day Tuesday, t…

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US stocks end a bumpy day slightly lower

US stocks end a bumpy day slightly lower

U.S. stocks extended their three-day losing streak Tuesday, closing slightly lower after spending most of the day wavering between gains and losses.

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Wyndham and Viacom are big market movers

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market:

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Ikea recalls ceiling lamps for risk of falling glass shades

HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish furniture retailer Ikea is recalling two types of ceiling lamps because of a risk that the glass shades might fall and…

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Agencies contend Facebook is breaching French privacy laws

PARIS (AP) — Two agencies contend Facebook is breaching privacy laws in France by tracking and using the personal data of more than 30 million…

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Energy agency says gasoline will average under $2 in 2016

For the first time since 2004, U.S. drivers are expected to pay an average of less than $2 a gallon for gasoline, the government said Tuesday.

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Obama unveils record $4.1 trillion election-year budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday unveiled a record $4.1 trillion, election-year budget that finances Democratic priorities …

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Companies lose billions buying back their own stock

Companies lose billions buying back their own stock

NEW YORK (AP) — If you think your stocks are doing poorly, check out the performance of some of the most sophisticated investors, the ones wit…

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Toyota recalls Scion FR-S to fix ignition key problem

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota's youth-oriented Scion brand is recalling about 28,000 FR-S sports cars in North America because drivers can take the ke…

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Red Lobster enjoys sales surge after mention in Beyonce song

NEW YORK (AP) — Red Lobster says it's feeling the "Beyonce Bounce."

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Train crash in Germany kills at least 10, injures 80

BAD AIBLING, Germany (AP) — Crews using helicopters and boats rescued dozens of people from the wreckage of two German commuter trains that cr…

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5 companies that lost the most buying back their own shares

Big U.S. companies have lost billions buying their own stock.

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The Latest: European stocks close down amid world volatility

LONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):

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Red Lobster enjoys sales surge after mention in Beyonce song

NEW YORK (AP) — Red Lobster says it's feeling the "Beyonce Bounce."

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Bring on the drones: Mediterranean sees severe overfishing

BRUSSELS (AP) — Experts say almost all species in the Mediterranean are still overfished despite decades of seeing stocks dwindle — and the Eu…

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CVS meets 4Q profit forecasts, reaffirms 2016 outlook

CVS meets 4Q profit forecasts, reaffirms 2016 outlook

Acquisitions helped CVS Health's fourth-quarter profit climb 13 percent, and leaders of the drugstore operator and pharmacy benefits manager s…

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Deutsche Bank shares hit as markets fret over European banks

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The CEO of Deutsche Bank reassured employees and markets that the company's finances were "rock-solid" as Europe's b…

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US businesses post more open jobs; quits rise to 9-year high

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies advertised more available jobs in December and more Americans quit, trends that could lift wages in the comin…

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US wholesale businesses trim stockpiles in December

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale businesses cut their stockpiles and registered lower sales for the third straight month in December.

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Fortis buying electric transmission company ITC for $6.9B

NEW YORK (AP) — Canadian utility Fortis is buying electric transmission company ITC Holdings in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $6.9 bil…

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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday

Stocks closed slightly lower on Tuesday after another bumpy day. Major indexes wavered between gains and losses for most of the day Tuesday, t…

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US stocks end a bumpy day slightly lower

US stocks end a bumpy day slightly lower

U.S. stocks extended their three-day losing streak Tuesday, closing slightly lower after spending most of the day wavering between gains and losses.

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Wyndham and Viacom are big market movers

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq stock market:

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Ikea recalls ceiling lamps for risk of falling glass shades

HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish furniture retailer Ikea is recalling two types of ceiling lamps because of a risk that the glass shades might fall and…

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Agencies contend Facebook is breaching French privacy laws

PARIS (AP) — Two agencies contend Facebook is breaching privacy laws in France by tracking and using the personal data of more than 30 million…

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Energy agency says gasoline will average under $2 in 2016

For the first time since 2004, U.S. drivers are expected to pay an average of less than $2 a gallon for gasoline, the government said Tuesday.

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Obama unveils record $4.1 trillion election-year budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday unveiled a record $4.1 trillion, election-year budget that finances Democratic priorities …

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Companies lose billions buying back their own stock

Companies lose billions buying back their own stock

NEW YORK (AP) — If you think your stocks are doing poorly, check out the performance of some of the most sophisticated investors, the ones wit…

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Toyota recalls Scion FR-S to fix ignition key problem

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota's youth-oriented Scion brand is recalling about 28,000 FR-S sports cars in North America because drivers can take the ke…

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Red Lobster enjoys sales surge after mention in Beyonce song

NEW YORK (AP) — Red Lobster says it's feeling the "Beyonce Bounce."

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Train crash in Germany kills at least 10, injures 80

BAD AIBLING, Germany (AP) — Crews using helicopters and boats rescued dozens of people from the wreckage of two German commuter trains that cr…

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5 companies that lost the most buying back their own shares

Big U.S. companies have lost billions buying their own stock.

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The Latest: European stocks close down amid world volatility

LONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):

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Red Lobster enjoys sales surge after mention in Beyonce song

NEW YORK (AP) — Red Lobster says it's feeling the "Beyonce Bounce."

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Bring on the drones: Mediterranean sees severe overfishing

BRUSSELS (AP) — Experts say almost all species in the Mediterranean are still overfished despite decades of seeing stocks dwindle — and the Eu…

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CVS meets 4Q profit forecasts, reaffirms 2016 outlook

CVS meets 4Q profit forecasts, reaffirms 2016 outlook

Acquisitions helped CVS Health's fourth-quarter profit climb 13 percent, and leaders of the drugstore operator and pharmacy benefits manager s…

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Deutsche Bank shares hit as markets fret over European banks

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The CEO of Deutsche Bank reassured employees and markets that the company's finances were "rock-solid" as Europe's b…

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US businesses post more open jobs; quits rise to 9-year high

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies advertised more available jobs in December and more Americans quit, trends that could lift wages in the comin…

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US wholesale businesses trim stockpiles in December

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale businesses cut their stockpiles and registered lower sales for the third straight month in December.

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Fortis buying electric transmission company ITC for $6.9B

NEW YORK (AP) — Canadian utility Fortis is buying electric transmission company ITC Holdings in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $6.9 bil…

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