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Trump ready to ease rules on coal-fired power plants

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The Trump administration is set to roll back a key piece of President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming, proposing regulations that give states wide authority to determine how to restrict greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants. More>>

Experts say Tesla board may have too many ties to CEO Musk

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Tesla's board of directors may require shake up, corporate governance experts say, noting the lack of authority over the company's recent turmoil. More>>

Box office Top 20: 'Crazy Rich Asians' gets even richer

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Box office Top 20: 'Crazy Rich Asians' gets even richer. More>>

US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads

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Federal regulators have served Facebook with a complaint alleging the company's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination. More>>

Privacy group tells FTC Google tracking violated 2011 order

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A privacy group that lobbied the Federal Trade Commission to take action on Google nearly a decade ago says in a letter to the FTC that Google has violated the terms of a 2011 settlement because of practices exposed in an Associated Press report this week. More>>

A dog's life: fitness trackers help put fat pets on a diet

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Fitness trackers for pets are becoming more complex and enjoying sales as part of a boom in goods for pets. More>>

More than 1,000 Google workers protest censored China search

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Some Google employees are upset with the company's secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship, and a letter sent to management calls on executives to conduct a review of ethics and transparency at the company. More>>

Elon Musk says cutting back on work hours isn't an option

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Arianna Huffington is calling on Elon Musk to adopt a healthier work-life balance, but the Tesla CEO says that's not an option. More>>

Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries

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Kroger initiates testing of driverless grocery deliveries in Arizona. More>>

Frustration rules as Venezuela unveils new currency

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Venezuelans are bracing for dramatic economic measures the government has announced, including a more-than 3,000 percent hike in the minimum wage. More>>

Report: Experts knew Genoa bridge had weakened 20 percent

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Firefighters in the Italian city of Genoa have suspended an operation to allow evacuated residents to retrieve their belongings from homes under a bridge that partially collapsed, after workers heard creaking noises coming from the structure. More>>

Retailers, airlines lift US stocks higher, extending gains

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U.S. stocks are moving mostly higher in early trading, adding to the market's upbeat finish last week amid signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. More>>

Survey of economists: Some Trump policies could slow growth

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Survey of economists: Trump tariffs and some other policies could slow growth. More>>

AbbVie donates $100M to Ronald McDonald House Charities

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Drugmaker AbbVie is donating $100 million to Ronald McDonald House Charities to help provide housing to pediatric patients and their families across the U.S. More>>

Conoco says Venezuela will pay $2 billion arbitration award

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U.S. oil giant ConocoPhillips says it has reached an agreement with Venezuela*s state-owned oil company to recover nearly $2 billion it was awarded as part of a decade-old expropriation dispute. More>>

PepsiCo buys SodaStream for $3.2 billion

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Beverage giant PepsiCo has bought Israel's fizzy drink maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion. More>>

Drought takes toll on Missouri farmers' crops, cattle

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Parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are turning brown and hay for cattle is in short supply, as water becomes increasingly scarce. More>>

US approves new generic competitor to EpiPen

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US officials approves new generic competitor for emergency allergy medication EpiPen. More>>

Trump administration less concerned about conserving oil

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Pointing to petroleum alternatives, Trump administration says it's less concerned about conserving oil than in the past. More>>

Steve Bannon wants GOP to rally behind Trump Video included

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Sounding alarms about the midterm elections, former adviser Steve Bannon says Republicans must rally behind Trump to survive. More>>

Cliff house: Unique Swiss restaurant looks for new tenants

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One of Switzerland's most picturesque restaurants will soon be looking for new operators. More>>

Officials remove special rules for gene therapy experiments

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U.S. health officials revised rules for gene therapy experiments. More>>

2 detained after shots are fired at US Embassy in Turkey

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Shots fired at a security booth outside the U.S. Embassy in Turkey's capital, police searching for white car. More>>

Born out of the financial crisis, bull market nears record

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The U.S. stock market is poised this week to pass a surprising milestone, rising for the longest, unbroken stretch of time in the history of U.S. stock trading. More>>

After Alex Jones timeout, Twitter CEO mulls deeper changes

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Twitter lasted less than two weeks before joining other prominent tech companies in muzzling Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who's used their platforms to spread false information and hoaxes for years with few, if any, repercussions. More>>

Iran oil minister: French oil giant Total pulls out of Iran

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Iranian oil minister: France's oil giant Total SA pulls out of Iran after cancelling gas project. More>>

Report: SEC subpoenas Tesla about CEO's buyout plans

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The Wall Street Journal is reporting the government regulators have subpoenaed Tesla as they dig deeper into CEO Elon Musk's recent disclosure about a potential buyout of the electric car maker. More>>

US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative

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The Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S. More>>

Stocks mostly rise on hope for progress on China trade talks

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Asian stocks are mostly higher as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. More>>

New premier Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan's economy

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Pakistan's newly elected prime minister Imran Khan Sunday has said that the country is in the worst economic condition it has seen and pledged to cut government expenditure, end corruption and repatriate public funds. More>>

Bull market in stocks poised to set record for longest ever

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The bull market in stocks is poised this week to break the record as the longest in the history of U.S. trading. More>>

Drought reveals remains of German 'Atlantis' in lake

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A sustained drought in Germany has revealed the ruins of a village abandoned when a large reservoir was created more than 100 years ago. More>>

As Musk admits to job stress, Tesla's board may have to act

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Electric car maker Tesla's CEO Elon Musk tells New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll, but he stands by his tweet on taking company private. More>>

Turkey's president says country will defy economic threats

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Turkey's president has said his country will stand strong against an "attempted economic coup" amid heightened tensions with the United States. More>>

Stocks mostly rise on hope for progress on China trade talks

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Asian stocks are mostly higher Monday as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. More>>

Steve Bannon says GOP must rally behind Trump to survive Video included

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Sounding alarms about the midterm elections, former adviser Steve Bannon says Republicans must rally behind President Donald Trump to survive. More>>

Trump asks SEC to consider ending required quarterly reports

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Trump asks SEC to review the practicality of quarterly reports from major US corporations, says 6-month reporting system might be favorable. More>>

Venezuelans jittery ahead of sudden economic reforms

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Venezuelans are scrambling even harder for supplies, nervous about dramatic economic measures the government's taking, including a 3,000 percent hike in the minimum wage. More>>

Stocks jump as hopes rise for progress on China trade talks

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US stocks are mostly lower as weak forecasts from chipmakers Nvidia and Applied Materials send technology companies lower. More>>

Tesla forms committee to assess proposal to go private

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Tesla's board is preparing to evaluate CEO Elon Musk's brewing buyout bid with a three-member committee that includes a director whose objectivity has been recently questioned. More>>

California drops wildfire utility liability protection plan

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California lawmakers are abandoning a controversial proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown to shield electrical utilities from some financial liability for wildfires. More>>

Superdry founder gives $1.28 million to anti-Brexit campaign

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The co-founder of fashion brand Superdry has donated 1 million pounds ($1.28 million) to campaigners seeking a new referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union. More>>

Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 43

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Italian media say three more bodies have been found in rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising death toll to 41. More>>

French audit warns 840 bridges may face risk of collapse

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An audit commissioned by the French government says about 840 French bridges are suffering from serious damages and at risk of eventual collapse. More>>

Warren Buffett's firm adds to Apple, Teva investments

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Investor Warren Buffett's company added to its stakes in Apple and Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals in the second quarter while tweaking several of its other stock investments. More>>

Renewable resort: Greek island to run on wind, solar power

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When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, Tilos will become the first island in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power. More>>

Modi says India will send manned flight into space by 2022

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi says India will send a manned flight into space by 2022. More>>

Belarusian leader Lukashenko fires Cabinet as economy sinks

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Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has fired his Cabinet, accusing it of the failure to fulfill his orders. More>>

Russian space executive, 2 others charged with fraud

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Russia's top investigative agency says it has detained a deputy head of the nation's top space corporation on fraud charges. More>>

Putin dances at Austrian wedding; talks with Merkel on Syria

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Russian President Vladimir Putin is flying to Austria to attend the wedding Saturday of the country's foreign minister, before heading to Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. More>>

UK's right-wing Farage vows to end Brexit 'sell-out'

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Former U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage says he is joining up with a pro-Brexit pressure group to oppose Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for future ties with the European Union. More>>

Sales director for Backpage.com pleads guilty to conspiracy

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The sales and marketing director of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to conspiring to facilitate prostitution in a scheme to give free ads to prostitutes in a bid to draw them away from competitors. More>>

Justice lawyers try to halt Trump financial records release

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The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump's critics from gaining access to financial records related to his Washington hotel. More>>

The Latest: Moody's cuts Turkey's credit rating further

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Turkey's state-run news agency says a higher Turkish court has also rejected an appeal for the release from detention of an American pastor who is at the center of a Turkish-U.S. spat. More>>

Venezuela hikes wages ahead of monetary overhaul

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro raised wages for the fifth time this year while saying he's looking to establish a single exchange rate tied to the nation's fledgling cryptocurrency. More>>

Anger engulfs families as Italy buries its bridge victims

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Excavators have begun clearing large sections of the collapsed highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa in the search for people still missing three days after the deadly accident. More>>

Getting personal: US, Turkish leaders feud over arrest

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Turkey's currency remains steady against the dollar despite an apparent threat of possible new sanctions by U.S. President Donald Trump. More>>

Turkish lira resumes fall after Trump sanctions threat

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The Turkish currency is down again, breaking a three-day quiet spell in the country's currency crisis, after the United States threatened to impose new sanctions. More>>

Peru, Ecuador tighten requirements for Venezuela migrants

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Two South American nations are stiffening entry requirements for the flood of Venezuelans fleeing their nation's economic and humanitarian crisis, a move that could make their plight even more arduous. More>>

The Latest: Italy buries its Genoa dead as emotions surge

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Davide Capello was driving across the bridge toward the Italian city of Genoa when suddenly, the road dropped out from under him. More>>

Trump attends Hamptons fundraiser hosted by hot dog magnate

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President Donald Trump is in the Hamptons for a closed-door fundraiser being hosted by one of his closest friends. More>>

White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'

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Toxics used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more are turning up in public water systems in dozens of states. More>>

Culinary greats honor late French master chef Joel Robuchon

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Hundreds of chefs, among them some of the world's top cooks, have gathered to pay their respects to one of the masters of French cuisine Joel Robuchon. More>>

The Latest: Tesla shares drop 9 percent after Musk interview

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Electric car maker Tesla's CEO Elon Musk tells New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll, but he stands by his tweet on taking company private. More>>

Judge denies bid to block Squaw Valley ski resort project

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Environmentalists have lost their latest legal bid to block a major redevelopment project at a Lake Tahoe-area ski resort that hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics. More>>

APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking policy

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Google clarifies it tracks users who disable location history. More>>

No clean-up of nuclear leak in South Carolina for years

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Federal regulators say there are no plans to clean a uranium leak at a nuclear fuel plant in South Carolina. More>>

Saudi Arabia says it's given $100 million to northeast Syria

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Saudi Arabia says it has contributed $100 million to northeast Syria for "stabilization projects" in areas once held by the Islamic State group. More>>

Trump wants federal suit against opioid manufacturers

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President Donald Trump is asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to file a federal lawsuit against certain companies that supply and manufacture opioids in response to the nation's drug epidemic. More>>

Benjamin Smith is new CEO of Air France-KLM, unions worried

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Air France-KLM's unions voiced their concerns and skepticism after the company appointed Benjamin Smith as new CEO with the support of the French state. More>>

Global markets lose steam in European trading

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Asian shares gain on growing hopes for China trade talks. More>>

Bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructure

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The Italian government lashed out Thursday at the holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia for defending its financial interests in the face of the deadly bridge crash in Genoa without sparing a word for victims. More>>

FCC chair: White House called about Sinclair-Tribune deal

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FCC chairman tells Senate that WH called about scuttled Sinclair-Tribune deal. More>>

Walmart sees sales rise at stores and online, raises outlook

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Walmart is raising its outlook for the year after beating all expectations for the second quarter. More>>

The Latest: Trump tweets support for pastor jailed in Turkey

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken with French President Emmanuel Macron, during which Macron said that Turkey's economic stability is important for France. More>>

Merkel, Putin share a headache: Donald Trump

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russia's President Vladimir Putin will have plenty to talk about when they meet Saturday _ thanks in no small part to U.S. President Donald Trump. More>>

Asian shares gain on growing hopes for China trade talks

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Stocks are climbing on Wall Street as China prepares to resume trade discussions with the U.S. Walmart is soaring after reporting a strong second quarter. More>>

US newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

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America's newsrooms are pushing back at President Donald Trump's demonizing of the news media as the "enemy of the people". More>>

Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis

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The Turkish lira has rebound from record losses a day after Qatar pledged US$15 billion in investments to help Turkey's economy. More>>

Judge orders new federal review of Keystone XL pipeline

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A federal judge in Montana has ordered the U.S. State Department to conduct a more thorough review of the Keystone XL pipeline's proposed pathway after Nebraska state regulators changed the route. More>>

Libertarian Gary Johnson throws US Senate race in chaos

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Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson says he's jumping into a U.S. Senate race in New Mexico because he wants to hold the nation's "most powerful Senate seat" to provide an independent swing vote. More>>

The Latest: Bridge collapse death toll lowered by 1 to 38 Video included

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The holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia was facing a volatile trading day after the government announced it would take steps to revoke the concession following the deadly bridge collapse in Genoa. More>>

Kudlow: China is sending team to Washington to talk trade

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Kudlow: China is sending trade envoy to Washington for trade talks this month. More>>

US students turn grief into tech startup after France attack

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University of California, Berkeley students who were in the French city of Nice when a man drove a 19-ton truck through the crowd, killing their classmate and 85 other people, have turned their grief into building a tech startup to fight terrorism. More>>

The Latest: Kudlow: Chinese economy is 'terrible'

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Kudlow: Chinese economy is 'terrible' and 'just heading south'. More>>

Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot

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Los Angeles-based health care nonprofit known for funding controversial ballot measures wages expensive battle with real estate industry over rent control in California. More>>

July housing starts up a slight 0.9 percent as tariffs bite

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US housing starts ticked up just 0.9 percent in July, a sign that higher costs might be weighing on homebuilders. More>>

Italy lowers confirmed death toll to 38 in Genoa collapse Video included

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The Atlantia holding company that controls Italy's main highway operator says that government pledges to revoke the concession were made without citing specific failures and before cause of deadly bridge collapse has been determined. More>>

The Latest: Report-CEO rethinking 'core parts' of Twitter

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Report: Twitter CEO Dorsey is rethinking 'core parts' of the service to fight disinformation. More>>

Trump lashes out after newspapers respond to his attacks

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President Donald Trump is lashing out at the press as newspapers nationwide launch a coordinated pushback on his attacks against what he calls "fake news.". More>>

In US dispute, a few Turks destroy iPhones in online posts

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A small number of Turks are responding to their president's call to boycott American electronic goods by posting videos in which they smash iPhones with bats, hammers and other blunt instruments. More>>

Church helped former priest accused of abuse get Disney job

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A report into child sexual abuse in Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania says church officials gave a former priest a positive reference to work at Disney World, even though they'd fielded at least one complaint about him sexually abusing a boy. More>>

Penney posts bigger-than-expected loss, cuts outlook

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JC Penney posts a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss as a key sales figure fell well short of Wall Street's view. More>>

Jury awards $289M to man who blames Roundup for cancer

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Lawyers say a jury's $289 million award to a California man who claims Monsanto's Roundup weed killer gave him cancer may open the floodgates for legions of people suffering because of the agribusiness giant. More>>

Forests group halts plan to endorse Indonesian paper giant

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Forests group halts plan to restore endorsement for Indonesian paper giant. More>>

Turkey braces for hard times amid currency crisis, US spat

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Some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalating dispute with the United States, in an indication that they are ready to endure economic pain and risk further deterioration in a Cold War-era alliance. More>>

Average US mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.53 percent

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Average US mortgage rates fall for second straight week; 30-year at 4.53 percent. More>>

European stock markets pick up after losses in Asia

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Global stock indexes fall as investors fret over outlook for growth, especially in China. More>>

Germany's Bayer says it can start integrating Monsanto

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German pharmaceutical company Bayer AG says it can now start integrating U.S. seed and weed-killer maker Monsanto Co. after completing the required sale of some of its crop science business. More>>

Tech giants still stumbling in the social world they created

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Tech giants still stumbling in the social world they created. More>>

Pot taxes pick up in California but still far off target

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When it comes to the taxman, California's legal pot market is getting a sluggish start. More>>

A rising concern? After straws, balloons get more scrutiny

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Now that plastic straws seem headed for extinction, could Americans' love of balloons be next to go pop?. More>>

World cup sales, warm weather push up Carlsberg beer sales

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Danish brewer Carlsberg says its second-quarter sales were above expectations thanks to the World Cup and warm weather, allowing the Copenhagen-based company to raise its full-year outlook. More>>

China sending trade envoy to Washington for talks

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China sending trade envoy to Washington for talks amid spiraling tariff dispute. More>>

Nuke talks uncertain, US hits shippers with NKorea sanctions

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The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on three companies it says are helping North Korea with illicit shipments of goods to fund its nuclear program. More>>

The Latest: Survivors describe Italy bridge collapse Video included

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The Latest: Italian authorities have raised death toll in the Genoa highway bridge collapse to at least 37. More>>

Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud

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Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of series of U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis. More>>

Uber narrows 2Q loss as company polishes tarnished image

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Uber narrows its losses but still struggles to make money while the ride-hailing service's CEO deals with the headaches left behind by his predecessor. More>>

Macy's rebound continues into 2Q, but shares tumble

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Macy's sales rebound continues in 2Q but momentum slows. More>>

Asian stocks slide as investors fret over China's economy

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Global stock markets are down amid a drop in commodity prices that suggests concern about economic growth. More>>

US retail sales rose at robust 0.5 pct. annual rate in July

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US retail sales up a healthy 0.5 percent annual rate as consumers spend more on cars and restaurants. More>>

Tesla stock drops closer to pre-Musk tweet level

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Tesla shares have dropped back to near the level they were trading at before CEO Elon Musk tweeted Tuesday that he may take the company private. More>>

Federal agency issues proposals for downsized Utah monuments

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The U.S. government on Wednesday issued proposals for managing two national monuments in Utah that were significantly downsized by President Donald Trump last year. More>>

Samsung's new phone shows how hardware innovation has slowed

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Samsung is expected to unveil its next major smartphone at an event in New York on Thursday. More>>

Questions loom over Tesla deal after CEO reveals Saudi link

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Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk says he's in talks with the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund about taking the electric car and solar panel maker private, but no deal has been finalized. More>>

Tiger Woods juices ratings for PGA championship

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There's nothing like a late charge from Tiger Woods to juice ratings for a major golf tournament. More>>

The Latest: White House says Turkey treated pastor 'badly'

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Turkish media reports say a Turkish court has rejected an appeal for the release of an American pastor from detention. More>>

China files WTO challenge to US tariffs on solar panels

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China files WTO challenge to US solar tariffs. More>>

White House admits error for false claim on black employment

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In a rare admission of error, the White House has walked back its false claim that President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African American workers than President Barack Obama. More>>

Ben & Jerry's has new CEO focused on social impact

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Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry has a new CEO who has challenged the company to "double its social impact.". More>>

Britain: No Brexit deal would be "a huge strategic mistake"

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British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says it would be "a huge strategic mistake" if no deal is struck before Britain leaves the European Union in March as Brexit talks have stalled. More>>

Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging

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Most of Yosemite National Park is set to reopen Tuesday after a 20-day closure that cost the tourist magnet millions of dollars and devastated local businesses. More>>

Governors: Trump directive could hurt effort to save bird

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Some Western governors say a new Trump administration directive threatens to undermine a hard-won compromise aimed at saving a beleaguered bird scattered across their region. More>>

US productivity grew at strong 2.9 percent rate in Q2

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US productivity grew at strong 2.9 percent rate in second quarter while labor costs fell. More>>

US factory output rose solid 0.3 percent in July

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US industrial production rises by modest 0.1 percent in July, pulled down by mines, utilities. More>>

Putin hosts Turkmen counterpart after signing Caspian deal

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has hosted the leader of Turkmenistan for talks following the signing of an agreement on the status of the Caspian Sea. More>>

EPA challenged safety of administration mileage freeze

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Internal documents show the Environmental Protection Agency privately questioned the Trump administration's finding that freezing Obama-era mileage standards would make drivers safer. More>>

Danes to fence German border to stop boars with swine fever

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Danes will erect a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence along the German border to stop wild boars from crossing, in the hope of preventing the spread of African swine fever that can jeopardize the country's big pork industry. More>>

Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for 1 week

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Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence. More>>

Global markets sink on growth concerns, Turkey jitters

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Asian shares mostly lower despite easing fears over Turkish currency. More>>

Dutch air traffic control problem grounds Schiphol flights

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A problem with an air traffic control communication system has briefly halted all flights to and from Amsterdam's busy Schiphol Airport. More>>

Royal Bank of Scotland fined $4.9B for housing bubble role

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Royal Bank of Scotland will pay a $4.9 billion fine to settle allegations it misrepresented the types of mortgages it sold to investors during the housing bubble that ultimately led to the 2008 financial crisis. More>>

5 nations sign deal on Caspian Sea water, fishing rights

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Leaders of the five countries along the Caspian Sea have signed a convention aimed at ending decades-long uncertainty over exploitation of its resources. More>>

Home Depot roars back in the second quarter

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Home Depot raised profit and revenue expectations for the year and bounced back during the second quarter. More>>

New Jersey takes in $40.6 million in sports bets in July

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New Jersey casinos and racetracks took in $40.6 million in sports bets in the first full month in which it was permitted. More>>

German economy defies trade gloom with strong growth

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Official data show that the German economy grew by 0.5 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three-month period, accelerating slightly. More>>

Kroger to sell its goods to Chinese shoppers through Tmall

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Kroger to sell some products to Chinese shoppers through a website owned by Internet giant Alibaba. More>>

Defamation lawsuit over alleged fake Western painting tossed

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A federal judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit a Western art collector filed against a prestigious auction house and the owner of a Reno gallery who claimed an early 20th century cowboy painting he sold for $750,000 was a fake. More>>

US retailers small companies rally as Turkey fears ease

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Gains for retailers and small and medium-sized companies are leading U.S. indexes higher as investors' fears about the Turkish currency crisis ease. More>>

Coca-Cola investing in sports drink maker BodyArmor

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Coca-Cola is taking an ownership stake in sports drink maker BodyArmor. More>>

Uber faces new roadblock in New York on its way to IPO

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Uber faces new challenge leading up to IPO as New York city reins in growth of ride-hailing services. More>>

Tech billionaire Henry Nicholas facing drug counts in Vegas

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Tech billionaire and advocate for crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III is facing drug counts in Las Vegas. More>>

The Latest: Lawmakers vow action on Google location tracking

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AP Exclusive: Google tracks your movements even when you've told it not to keep your location history. More>>

Indian rupee falls to all-time low against dollar

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Indian rupee falls to all-time low against U.S. dollar on worries Turkey financial crisis. More>>

Beijing appeals to US for fairness under investment law

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Beijing appeals to US not to block business under new investment security law. More>>

Turkey's Erdogan vows US boycott, but diplomats resume talks

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The Turkish currency has stabilized near record lows as investors look to a speech by the finance chief later in the day. More>>

The Latest: Turkey says it will help firms hit by turmoil

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Turkey's influential business groups have called on the government to implement tighter monetary policy to help overcome the country's currency crisis. More>>

Times Up gives $750,000 for combatting sexual misconduct

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A fund dedicated to aiding victims of sexual harassment and assault is giving $750,000 in grants to local organizations across the country. More>>

Correction: Citizens Bank Headquarters story

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Citizens Bank is set to unveil its new corporate headquarters in Johnston, Rhode Island this week. More>>

Seattle airplane theft prompts review of security measures Video included

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After the spectacular theft of a 76-seat plane from the Seattle airport by a ground crew employee, authorities there are talking to counterparts around the country about how to prevent such breaches. More>>

'The Meg' chomps $44.5M, 'BlacKkKlansman' opens strong

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The shark thriller "The Meg" became the latest success in Hollywood's sizzling summer, opening well above expectations with $44.5 million in ticket sales, according to box office estimates Sunday. More>>

Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defend company decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his "Infowars" show. More>>

Global markets stabilize as Turkey jitters ease

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Asian stock markets mixed after Wall Street falls on jitters over Turkey. More>>

South Korea bans driving BMWs under recall due to fires

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South Korea will ban driving recalled BMWs that haven't received safety checks following fires the German automaker has blamed on a faulty exhaust gas component. More>>

Trump's Harley boycott call roils Wisconsin primary

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President Donald Trump's call for a boycott of Harley-Davidson motorcycles forced Gov. Scott Walker and other Republicans to either criticize the president or stick with the Milwaukee-based company just ahead the primary. More>>

Turkey tries to contain crisis but currency keeps falling

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Turkey's Central Bank has announced a series of measures to help banks manage their liquidity, after the country's finance chief said the government had readied an "action plan" to ease market concerns that led to a slump in the value of Turkish currency. More>>

Alaska's North Slope shaken by 2 largest recorded quakes

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The largest earthquake to ever rock Alaska's North Slope was followed about six hours later by the second largest _ an aftershock of the first. More>>

Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challenges

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Just months after clearing the way to rule in perpetuity, China's president and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by a wave of economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges. More>>

VF, following millions of consumers, will shed its denim

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VF to break off its denim business to hone its focus on money-making active-outerwear. More>>

Asian markets mixed after Wall St falls on Turkey jitters

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Gains for technology and health care companies are leading US stocks higher as major indexes recover some of their losses from last week. More>>

What happened, what's next after airline worker stole plane

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How did an airline worker steal a plane and what are authorities doing?. More>>

Northeast governors, eastern Canada premiers meet in Vermont

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A group of northeastern governors and premiers from eastern Canada are meeting in Vermont, where they are discussing a variety of joint issues, amid a trade dispute between Washington and Ottawa. More>>

Fox News to White House: Bill Shine is Trump's new image man

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Shifting from Fox News to the White House, Bill Shine takes on task of protecting Trump's image. More>>

Appeals court tells EPA to stop sales of harmful pesticide

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The Environmental Protection Agency has been ordered to stop sales of a widely used pesticide within two months. More>>

Malaysia eyes more than 10-fold hike in Singapore water deal

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Malaysia's prime minister says he is seeking to hike the price of water sold to the neighboring country of Singapore by more than ten times as his country searches for ways to pay off massive debts. More>>

Advocates condemn psych techniques used to keep kids online

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Children's advocates want the American Psychological Association to condemn the tech industry's practice of using persuasive psychological techniques to keep kids glued to their screens. More>>

GOP congressman from New York charged with insider trading Video included

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Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on securities fraud charges. More>>

Jury backs man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancer

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A San Francisco jury has awarded $289 million to a former school groundskeeper who claimed Monsanto's popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his terminal cancer. More>>

Bayer shares plunge in wake of Monsanto weed killer verdict

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Shares in German chemicals and drugs company Bayer have plunged in the wake of a U.S. court verdict against Monsanto, which Bayer has acquired. More>>

Friendly tone belied desperate acts of Seattle plane thief Video included

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Aviation expert say one of the biggest potential perils for commercial air travel is airline or airport employees causing mayhem. More>>

Warren Buffett's investing continues to evolve even at 87

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Warren Buffett's core investing philosophy hasn't changed much over his long career, but his approach continues to evolve even at age 87. More>>

Virgin joins BA in criticizing long wait times at Heathrow

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Virgin Atlantic has joined British Airways in criticizing long waiting times at passport control at Heathrow Airport. More>>

Newest US sanctions against Russia hit an economic nerve

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Hitting an economic nerve: Newest US sanctions get a rise out of Russia, a drop in the ruble. More>>

California fires may make homeowners insurance harder to get

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California's battle with wildfires may hurt availability, raise the cost of homeowners insurance. More>>

Billionaire drops quest to split California into 3 parts

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The billionaire behind a proposal to split California in three says he's giving up on the effort after the state Supreme Court knocked it off the November ballot. More>>

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