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The Latest: Germany not a fan of US bilateral deals idea

AP - 8 min 43 sec ago
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit in Taormina, Sicily (all times local): 2017-05-26T04:41:00-04:00 2017-05-26T08:41:17-04:00
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US durable goods orders fell for first time in 5 months

AP BIZ - 13 min 1 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. orders for long-lasting manufactured goods dropped in April for the first time in five months, and a key category that tracks business investment went nowhere for the second straight month....
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Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 26

AP - 22 min 57 sec ago
CAIRO (AP) — Masked militants riding in three SUVs opened fire Friday on a bus packed with Coptic Christians, including many children, south of the Egyptian capital, killing at least 26 and wounding 25, the Interior Ministry said. 2017-05-26T04:34:00-04:00 2017-05-26T08:34:13-04:00
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Trump, G-7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

AP - 22 min 57 sec ago
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies off its consensus game, with President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief. But it may not play out exactly that way, according to long-time G-7 observers. 2017-05-26T03:09:00-04:00 2017-05-26T07:09:39-04:00
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US durable goods orders fell for first time in 5 months

AP BIZ - 31 min 1 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. orders for long-lasting manufactured goods dropped in April for the first time in five months, and a key category that tracks business investment went nowhere for the second straight month....
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US growth in Q1 revised up to 1.2 pct. but still weak

AP BIZ - 31 min 1 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy started 2017 out with a whimper, but it wasn't quite as weak as first thought. The government revised up its January-March growth reading to a rate of 1.2 percent - better than an earlier estimate of 0.7 percent but well below President Donald Trump's ambitious growth targets....
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The Latest: Germany pushes back against US climate stance

AP BIZ - 50 min 57 sec ago
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- The Latest on the G-7 summit in Taormina, Sicily (all times local):...
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Iraqis demand compensation after US probe into Mosul strike

AP - 50 min 57 sec ago
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi officials demanded compensation from the U.S.-led coalition following an investigation into a March 17 airstrike in which the Pentagon acknowledged a U.S. bomb targeting Islamic State group fighters in Mosul set off a series of explosions that killed more than 100 civilians. 2017-05-26T04:03:00-04:00 2017-05-26T08:03:29-04:00
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Duterte warns of 'contamination' by Islamic State group

AP - 50 min 57 sec ago
ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered his troops to crush militants who are fighting street battles with government forces in the south, warning Friday that the country is at a grave risk of "contamination" by the Islamic State group. 2017-05-26T04:00:00-04:00 2017-05-26T08:00:26-04:00
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The Latest: Duterte tells troops 'you can arrest any person'

AP - 1 hour 5 min ago
ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on the siege of a southern Philippine city by militants linked to the Islamic State group (all times local): 2017-05-26T01:59:00-04:00 2017-05-26T05:59:26-04:00
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The Latest: Germany pushes back against Trump trade comments

AP - 1 hour 19 min ago
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit in Taormina, Sicily (all times local): 2017-05-26T03:40:00-04:00 2017-05-26T07:40:35-04:00
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CEO pay by the numbers: How big were last year's raises?

AP BIZ - 1 hour 25 min ago
The typical big-company CEO raked in $11.5 million last year in salary, stock and other compensation, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. That's an 8.5 percent raise from a year earlier, the biggest in three years....
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Iraqis demand compensation after US probe into Mosul strike

AP - 1 hour 35 min ago
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi officials demanded compensation from the U.S.-led coalition following an investigation into a March 17 airstrike in which the Pentagon acknowledged a U.S. bomb targeting Islamic State group fighters in Mosul set off a series of explosions that killed more than 100 civilians. 2017-05-26T03:22:00-04:00 2017-05-26T07:22:06-04:00
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Egypt: Gunmen attack Christians, killing at least 24

AP - 2 hours 5 min ago
CAIRO (AP) — Gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing 24 people and wounding 25, officials said. 2017-05-26T02:52:00-04:00 2017-05-26T06:52:09-04:00
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US-led coalition airstrikes in eastern Syrian town kill 35

AP - 2 hours 18 min ago
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Syrian state media and an opposition monitoring group are reporting that airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition in an eastern town held by the Islamic State group have killed at least 35 people. 2017-05-26T02:38:00-04:00 2017-05-26T06:38:11-04:00
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The Latest: Italy backs G-7 action on climate, migrants

AP - 3 hours 5 min ago
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The Latest on the G-7 summit in Taormina, Sicily (all times local): 2017-05-26T01:57:00-04:00 2017-05-26T05:57:28-04:00
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Strike by government workers in Portugal disrupts services

AP BIZ - 3 hours 32 min ago
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- A 24-hour strike by Portuguese government workers over pay and working hours is disrupting public services, especially in the national health service and the state education system....
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Key dates in Sri Lanka's contributions to UN peacekeeping

AP - 3 hours 32 min ago
Sri Lanka participated in years of U.N. peacekeeping operations while the country was embroiled in a brutal, generation-long civil war. Yet, even as Sri Lanka refused to investigate alleged war crimes by its troops during that conflict, the U.N. continued to deploy thousands of Sri Lankan peacekeepers to guard some of the world's most vulnerable populations. 2017-05-26T00:36:00-04:00 2017-05-26T04:36:31-04:00
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UK police make new arrest in concert bombing investigation

AP - 3 hours 32 min ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing made a new arrest Friday while continuing to search addresses associated with the attacker who killed 22 people. 2017-05-26T01:24:00-04:00 2017-05-26T05:24:39-04:00
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Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

AP - 3 hours 40 min ago
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies off its consensus game, with U.S. President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief. But it may not play out exactly that way, according to long-time G7 observers. 2017-05-26T00:28:00-04:00 2017-05-26T04:28:54-04:00
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Outspoken Chinese law professor, government critic, silenced

AP - 3 hours 52 min ago
BEIJING (AP) — One of the Chinese government's most vocal critics is finally falling silent. 2017-05-25T23:17:00-04:00 2017-05-26T03:17:03-04:00
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Key dates in Sri Lanka's contributions to UN peacekeeping

AP - 4 hours 53 min ago
Sri Lanka's participation in U.N. peacekeeping operations began while the country was embroiled in a brutal, generation-long civil war. Yet, even as Sri Lanka refused to investigate alleged war crimes by its troops during that conflict, the U.N. continued to deploy thousands of Sri Lankan peacekeepers to guard some of the world's most vulnerable populations. 2017-05-26T00:11:00-04:00 2017-05-26T04:11:04-04:00
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UK police arrest 9th man in concert bombing investigation

AP - 5 hours 5 min ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing have arrested a ninth man while continuing to search addresses associated with the bomber who killed 22 people. 2017-05-25T23:55:00-04:00 2017-05-26T03:55:55-04:00
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Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

AP - 5 hours 38 min ago
ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — One of Asia's most-wanted militants is still hiding out in a city in the southern Philippines where government forces backed by armored vehicles and helicopters are battling gunmen linked to the Islamic State group, the country's military chief said Friday. 2017-05-25T23:19:00-04:00 2017-05-26T03:19:29-04:00
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UK police arrest 9th man in concert bombing investigation

AP - 5 hours 38 min ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing have arrested a ninth man while continuing to search addresses associated with the bomber who killed 22 concert-goers. 2017-05-25T23:12:00-04:00 2017-05-26T03:12:43-04:00
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Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

AP - 6 hours 4 min ago
ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — One of Asia's most-wanted militants is still hiding out in a city in the southern Philippines where government forces backed by armored vehicles and helicopters are battling gunmen linked to the Islamic State group, the country's military chief said Friday. 2017-05-25T22:50:00-04:00 2017-05-26T02:50:52-04:00
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Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

AP BIZ - 6 hours 21 min ago
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies off its consensus game, with U.S. President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief. But it may not play out exactly that way, according to long-time G7 observers....
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Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

AP - 6 hours 35 min ago
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies off its consensus game, with U.S. President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief. But it may not play out exactly that way, according to long-time G7 observers. 2017-05-25T22:21:00-04:00 2017-05-26T02:21:10-04:00
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Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

AP BIZ - 6 hours 43 min ago
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies off its consensus game, with U.S. President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief. But it may not play out exactly that way, according to long-time G7 observers....
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Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

AP - 7 hours 2 min ago
ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military chief says top terror suspect Isnilon Hapilon is still hiding in the besieged city of Marawi in the country's south. 2017-05-25T22:01:00-04:00 2017-05-26T02:01:31-04:00
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US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea

AP - 8 hours 16 min ago
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese officials have told the U.S. that they've tightened inspections and policing along the border with North Korea as part of U.N. sanctions aimed at halting Pyongyang's nuclear and missile activities, the top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said Friday. 2017-05-25T20:46:00-04:00 2017-05-26T00:46:00-04:00
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Filipino troops, gunships fight militants in southern city

AP - 8 hours 22 min ago
MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops backed by armored vehicles and rocket-firing helicopters fought to re-take control of a city that has been under attack by gunmen linked to the Islamic State group since a raid earlier this week failed to capture one of Asia's most-wanted militants. 2017-05-25T20:03:00-04:00 2017-05-26T00:03:10-04:00
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AP Investigation: 5 things to know about UN sex abuse

AP - 8 hours 32 min ago
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The key findings on AP's investigation into the U.N.'s sexual abuse and exploitation controversy: 2017-05-25T20:18:00-04:00 2017-05-26T00:18:06-04:00
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UK bomber said to have pleaded 'Forgive me' before blast

AP - 9 hours 45 min ago
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The suspect in the deadly Manchester concert bombing was driven by what he saw as unjust treatment of Arabs in Britain, a relative said Thursday, confirming he made a final phone call in which he pleaded: "Forgive me." 2017-05-25T13:55:00-04:00 2017-05-25T17:55:48-04:00
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The Latest: Police chief is safe, says a former chief died

AP - 9 hours 50 min ago
MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on the siege of a southern Philippine city by militants linked to the Islamic State group (all times local): 2017-05-25T19:10:00-04:00 2017-05-25T23:10:13-04:00
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Japan inflation edges up in April as oil prices rebound

AP BIZ - 10 hours 19 min ago
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's core consumer price index climbed to a two-year high in April of 0.3 percent, as costs for energy rose....
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Judge: UPS must pay $247M to NYC and state in cigarette case

AP BIZ - 10 hours 45 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- A federal judge has ordered delivery giant UPS Inc. to pay New York City and the state nearly $247 million in damages and penalties for illegally shipping cigarettes....
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Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural

AP - 11 hours 28 min ago
BRUSSELS (AP) — President Donald Trump's push to get in front of the pack at a NATO summit generated indignation in the Balkans and garnered attention on social media — but the man he shoved aside took it in stride. 2017-05-25T17:31:00-04:00 2017-05-25T21:31:04-04:00
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Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural

AP - 14 hours 38 min ago
BRUSSELS (AP) — President Donald Trump's push to get in front of the pack at a NATO summit generated indignation in the Balkans and garnered attention on social media — but the man he shoved aside took it in stride. 2017-05-25T14:14:00-04:00 2017-05-25T18:14:34-04:00
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Quiet college dropout turned bomber: Who was Salman Abedi?

AP - 14 hours 49 min ago
LONDON (AP) — He was quiet and withdrawn, a college dropout who liked soccer — and, some say, showed alarming signs of being radicalized years before he walked into a pop concert at Britain's Manchester Arena and detonated a powerful bomb, killing himself and 22 others. 2017-05-25T14:08:00-04:00 2017-05-25T18:08:46-04:00
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Correction: Nissan Dealer Lawsuit story

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 23:50
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) -- In a story May 23 about a jury awarding $256.5 million in a lawsuit against Nissan, The Associated Press, relying on court documents, reported erroneously on some aspects of the case....
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Census: Texas has 4 of top 5 fastest growing large US cities

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 23:36
HOUSTON (AP) -- Everything is bigger in Texas, including population booms....
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Costco shares rise as earnings top Wall Street expectations

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 23:22
ISSAQUAH, Wash. (AP) -- Costco shares rose in after-hours trading after the warehouse club company reported earnings that topped Wall Street expectations....
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Dear, Harvard: 10 memorable quotes from Zuckerberg's speech

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 22:48
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg returned to Harvard with a message on fighting inequality and taking risks in the name of innovation....
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Trump plan to sell off half of oil stockpile sparks debate

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 22:48
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's proposal to sell nearly half the U.S. emergency oil stockpile is renewing debate about whether the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is still needed amid an ongoing oil production boom that has seen U.S. imports drop sharply in the past decade....
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10 excerpts from Facebook CEO Zuckerberg's Harvard speech

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 22:44
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg returned to Harvard with a message on fighting inequality and taking risks in the name of innovation....
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Quiet college dropout turned bomber: Who was Salman Abedi?

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 22:40
LONDON (AP) — He was quiet and withdrawn, a college dropout who liked soccer — and, some say, showed alarming signs of being radicalized years before he walked into a pop concert at Britain's Manchester Arena and detonated a powerful bomb, killing himself and 22 others. 2017-05-25T12:25:00-04:00 2017-05-25T16:25:31-04:00
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Facebook's Zuckerberg gives Harvard graduation speech

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 22:20
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook's CEO returned to Harvard to speak to its graduating class on Thursday, telling them it is up to their generation to create a purpose for today's world, to care about others, to fight inequality and strengthen the global community....
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UK bomber said to have told mother 'Forgive me' before blast

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 22:08
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Britons faced stepped-up security, authorities pushed forward with raids they said were uncovering key evidence and a trans-Atlantic rift opened Thursday in the aftermath of a deadly concert bombing. 2017-05-25T11:26:00-04:00 2017-05-25T15:26:37-04:00
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Greek ex-prime minister hurt as letter bomb explodes in car

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 21:56
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos was injured after a letter bomb exploded inside his car in a central Athens on Thursday in an attack that also left two Bank of Greece employees wounded. 2017-05-25T11:47:00-04:00 2017-05-25T15:47:48-04:00
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G-7 leaders seek common ground after seismic shifts

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 21:04
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- Not only have many of the faces changed at this year's Group of Seven summit of leading wealthy democracies, but also many national positions....
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Letter bomb wounds Greek ex-prime minister in Athens

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:44
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A letter bomb exploded inside the car of former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos in central Athens on Thursday, wounding him and two Bank of Greece employees, officials said. 2017-05-25T10:37:00-04:00 2017-05-25T14:37:59-04:00
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NATO leaders meet under intense Trump pressure on spending

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:14
BRUSSELS (AP) — Meeting fellow NATO leaders for the first time, President Donald Trump aggressively challenged them Thursday to spend more on their own defense, putting the alliance under exceptional pressure to become tougher, sharper and newly relevant. 2017-05-25T09:57:00-04:00 2017-05-25T13:57:48-04:00
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The Latest: May vents leak concerns to Trump at NATO summit

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:00
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 2017-05-25T09:54:00-04:00 2017-05-25T13:54:55-04:00
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Greek ex-premier Papademos wounded in Athens bomb blast

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 19:52
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- A bomb exploded inside the car of former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos in central Athens on Thursday, wounding him and two Bank of Greece employees, officials said....
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The Latest: Suspect said to have called mother for farewell

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 19:50
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 2017-05-25T09:38:00-04:00 2017-05-25T13:38:16-04:00
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AP Analysis: Rouhani's hardest challenge may be Iran's hopes

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 19:30
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — For Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, winning re-election may have been the easy part. 2017-05-25T09:25:00-04:00 2017-05-25T13:25:08-04:00
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The Latest: Libya vows to help identify 'terrorist networks'

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 19:14
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 2017-05-25T09:09:00-04:00 2017-05-25T13:09:04-04:00
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OPEC and other nations extend output cuts

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:54
VIENNA (AP) -- An alliance of many of the world's biggest oil-producing nations extended their agreement to cut output for an additional nine months, an effort to support prices that seems futile in the face of growing production from the U.S....
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Emirati man detained over terror fears sues Ohio hotel, cops

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:54
CLEVELAND (AP) -- An Emirati man who was detained by police at an Ohio hotel after a clerk heard him speaking Arabic and thought he was pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group sued the hotel chain, police and others, claiming he was the victim of an "unjustified SWAT-style assault."...
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Official: At least 13 soldiers killed in south Afghanistan

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:44
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least 13 soldiers were killed and eight others wounded in fighting with Taliban insurgents at several security checkpoints in southern Afghanistan, a government official said Thursday. 2017-05-25T08:33:00-04:00 2017-05-25T12:33:32-04:00
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Greek ex-premier Lucas Papademos wounded in Athens bombing

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:30
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos has been wounded in an explosion in a car in central Athens. 2017-05-25T08:20:00-04:00 2017-05-25T12:20:53-04:00
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The Latest: OPEC, other nations extend output cut to March

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:18
VIENNA (AP) -- The Latest on OPEC's talks on extending its production cut agreement (all times local):...
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Older Americans want Medicare to pay for long-term care

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:08
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A growing number of Americans age 40 and older think Medicare should cover the costs of long-term care for older adults, according to a poll conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research....
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Ford shuffles management team as new CEO takes helm

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:00
DETROIT (AP) -- Ford's new CEO is shaking up the company's senior management....
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UK police find 'significant' evidence; May slams US on leaks

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:46
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Home searches across Manchester and beyond have uncovered important items in a fast-moving investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester's police chief said Thursday as a diplomatic spat escalated over U.S. leaks about the investigation to the media. 2017-05-25T07:40:00-04:00 2017-05-25T11:40:28-04:00
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British social media celebrity among dead from concert blast

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:46
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It was not just family and friends mourning Martyn Hett this week. Even Mariah Carey was shocked by his death in the Ariana Grande concert bombing. 2017-05-25T07:37:00-04:00 2017-05-25T11:37:40-04:00
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NATO leaders meet under intense Trump pressure on spending

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:34
BRUSSELS (AP) — Meeting fellow NATO leaders for the first time, U.S. President Donald Trump aggressively challenged them Thursday to spend more on their own defense, putting the alliance under exceptional pressure to become tougher, sharper and newly relevant. 2017-05-25T07:30:00-04:00 2017-05-25T11:30:22-04:00
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22 GOP senators want US to pull out of Paris climate accord

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:30
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republicans are urging the president to follow through on his campaign pledge to pull out of the Paris climate accord....
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Gaza's Hamas rulers put to death 3 accused of killing member

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:30
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas said Thursday it put to death three men it had accused of killing a senior member of the militant Islamic group that rules Gaza in March. 2017-05-25T07:17:00-04:00 2017-05-25T11:17:34-04:00
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US home equity is back, so why aren't more people borrowing?

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:24
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Alicia Johnson and her husband wanted to renovate their home last fall but ran into a roadblock: When they tried to refinance their mortgage and borrow against their equity, five banks said no....
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The Latest: Armed officers deployed to trains across UK

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:16
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 2017-05-25T07:12:00-04:00 2017-05-25T11:12:26-04:00
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Insurers continue to hike prices, abandon ACA markets

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:08
People shopping for insurance through the Affordable Care Act in yet more regions could be facing higher prices and fewer choices next year as insurance companies lay out their early plans for 2018....
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UK police find 'significant' evidence; May slams US on leaks

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:08
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Home searches across Manchester and beyond have uncovered important items in a fast-moving investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester's police chief said Thursday as a diplomatic spat escalated over U.S. leaks about the investigation to the media. 2017-05-25T07:00:00-04:00 2017-05-25T11:00:26-04:00
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Gaza's Hamas rulers put to death 3 accused of killing member

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:08
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas said Thursday it put to death three men it had accused of killing a senior member of the militant Islamic group that rules Gaza in March. 2017-05-25T06:59:00-04:00 2017-05-25T10:59:44-04:00
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Italian court OKs class action lawsuit against Volkswagen

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:50
ROME (AP) -- An Italian court has opened the way for a class action lawsuit against automaker Volkswagen over its emissions scandal....
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Gaza's Hamas rulers put to death 3 accused of killing member

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:50
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas says it has put to death three men accused of killing a senior member of the militant Islamic group that rules Gaza in March. 2017-05-25T06:37:00-04:00 2017-05-25T10:37:03-04:00
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Insurers continue to hike prices, abandon ACA markets

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:44
People shopping for insurance through the Affordable Care Act in yet more regions will be facing higher prices and fewer choices next year as insurance companies lay out their early plans for 2018....
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The Latest: Obama, Merkel condemn Manchester attack in video

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:34
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 2017-05-25T06:22:00-04:00 2017-05-25T10:22:23-04:00
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Lounges vs. lines: Testing travel with and without perks

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:20
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Summer travelers may well find themselves stuck in long security lines and squeezed into cramped seats. For frequent travelers, or those who can and want to pay extra, perks are available including upgrades to first-class seats, airport lounges and free food....
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Trump handshake showdown: France's Macron just won't let go

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:20
BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump met his match in a handshake showdown with France's new president, Emmanuel Macron. 2017-05-25T06:07:00-04:00 2017-05-25T10:07:00-04:00
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The Latest: British leader: Intelligence must remain secure

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:14
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 2017-05-25T06:03:00-04:00 2017-05-25T10:03:10-04:00
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Manchester police find valuable items; stop sharing with US

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 15:22
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Home searches across Manchester have uncovered important items for the investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester's police chief announced Thursday. A British official said Manchester police have decided not to share further information on the probe with the United States due to leaks blamed on U.S. officials. 2017-05-25T05:07:00-04:00 2017-05-25T09:07:21-04:00
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The Latest: New York Times defends Manchester attack story

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 15:22
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 2017-05-25T05:09:00-04:00 2017-05-25T09:09:34-04:00
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Police chief: Manchester searches turn up valuable info

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 14:54
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Home searches across Manchester have uncovered important items for the investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester's police chief announced Thursday. A British official said Manchester police have decided not to share further information on the probe with the United States due to leaks blamed on U.S. officials. 2017-05-25T04:37:00-04:00 2017-05-25T08:37:24-04:00
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The Latest: Queen meets victims, calls UK bombing 'wicked'

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 14:44
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 2017-05-25T04:09:00-04:00 2017-05-25T08:09:31-04:00
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Police chief: Manchester searches turn up valuable info

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 14:16
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Home searches across Manchester have uncovered important items for the investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester's police chief announced Thursday. A British official said Manchester police have decided not to share further information on the probe with the United States due to leaks blamed on U.S. officials. 2017-05-25T04:06:00-04:00 2017-05-25T08:06:06-04:00
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The Latest: Couple killed in UK blast 'together forever'

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 14:06
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 2017-05-25T03:55:00-04:00 2017-05-25T07:55:02-04:00
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Melting pot Manchester stresses unity after concert attack

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 14:06
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — On the Manchester street they call the "Curry Mile," there are no longer just Indian or Pakistani restaurants. A hungry diner can now choose Halal snacks from Beirut, kebabs from Afghanistan or garishly colored sweets from India, among many others. 2017-05-25T03:28:00-04:00 2017-05-25T07:28:52-04:00
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Police chief: Manchester searches turn up valuable info

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 13:50
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Home searches across Manchester have uncovered important items for the investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester's police chief announced Thursday, while other British authorities complained bitterly about information leaks blamed on U.S. officials. 2017-05-25T03:43:00-04:00 2017-05-25T07:43:13-04:00
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Soldiers launch attacks in besieged Philippine city

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 13:50
MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Backed by tanks and helicopters, Philippine government forces launched "precision attacks" Thursday to clear militants linked to the Islamic State group from a city that has been under siege since a failed raid to capture a militant on the U.S. list of most-wanted terrorists. 2017-05-25T03:42:00-04:00 2017-05-25T07:42:06-04:00
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The Latest: Official says police will stop sharing with US

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 13:38
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing. (all times local): 2017-05-25T03:28:00-04:00 2017-05-25T07:28:01-04:00
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The Latest: Police say they have made important arrests

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 13:30
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing. (all times local): 2017-05-25T03:20:00-04:00 2017-05-25T07:20:49-04:00
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UK slams US on probe leaks; queen visits child victims

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 13:18
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British police arrested two more people and searched a new site in Manchester suspected of links to the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, as British authorities complained bitterly Thursday about investigation leaks blamed on U.S. officials. 2017-05-25T03:06:00-04:00 2017-05-25T07:06:33-04:00
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The Latest: Latest alert in Manchester now over

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 13:16
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing. (all times local): 2017-05-25T03:02:00-04:00 2017-05-25T07:02:40-04:00
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Older jobless Americans: Trump's budget means 'hardship'

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 13:06
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A half-century-old job training and placement program for older Americans is on President Donald Trump's chopping block. Participants say eliminating it would create real hardships for them as they look for work....
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The highest-paid CEOs by state

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 12:54
Here are the top-paid CEOs by state for 2016, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm....
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Airport strikes expected to hit Italy as G-7 summit ends

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 12:36
ROME (AP) -- Italian air traffic controllers and some Alitalia staff plan to strike for several hours Sunday, with delays and cancellations expected the day after a Group of Seven summit ends in Taormina, Sicily....
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Wine and weed? Some Oregon vineyards try hand at pot farming

AP BIZ - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 11:48
JACKSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) -- Bill and Barbara Steele moved to this sleepy corner of Oregon to start their own winery after successful, high-powered business careers....
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NATO chief says allies to join anti-IS coalition

AP - Thu, 05/25/2017 - 11:28
BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO's chief affirmed Thursday that the alliance will join the international coalition fighting the Islamic State group but will not wage direct war against the extremists — an announcement timed for U.S. President Donald Trump's first appearance at a summit of the alliance's leaders. 2017-05-25T01:13:00-04:00 2017-05-25T05:13:01-04:00
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