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BERLIN (AP) — Commodities group Glencore says it is reducing zinc metal production in Australia, South America and Kazakhstan in a move prompted by low zinc and lead prices.The company said Friday that it will reduce annual production by 500,000 ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes "Like" just doesn't cut it. So how about Love or Angry? Haha or Sad? Or just Yay or Wow?Facebook is going "Inside Out" on the Like button, adding a range of new emotional reactions to the iconic thumbs-up icon it launch ...more

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LIMA, Peru (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew admonished Congress on Thursday for not moving fast enough to raise the government borrowing limit at a time of heightened fragility in the global economy.Speaking on the sidelines of the annua ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The creative director for Gap's Banana Republic brand is stepping down after 18 months in that role.The move announced Thursday comes as the chain, which also operates Old Navy and Gap stores, reported a sharp drop for a key reve ...more

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LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The European Union on Thursday took measures to buttress its porous external borders and toughen up its migrant return program in an attempt to build a credible refugee policy that would continue to embrace those fleeing for their liv ...more

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MADRID (AP) — Lionel Messi will stand trial in Spain on three counts of tax fraud and could be sentenced to nearly two years in prison if found guilty.A Spanish judge on Thursday rejected a request to clear the Barcelona player of wrongdoing and ...more

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CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. has tried for five years to push Josh Berry's career forward. He got him one Xfinity Series start this year driving for JR Motorsports, and was ecstatic when Berry turned it into a seventh-place finish last month ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — More flights are arriving on time but consumer complaints about the airlines have risen sharply.The U.S. Department of Transportation said Thursday that the nation's leading carriers posted an on-time rate of 80.3 percent in Au ...more

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LIMA, Peru (AP) — The last time the IMF held its annual meetings in Latin America, Ernesto "Che" Guevara was trying to spread Cuba's revolution throughout the hemisphere and much of the region was under the thumb of repressive dictatorships.But ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Responsible investing isn't just for hippies wanting to avoid stocks of tobacco or alcohol companies anymore.The industry has undergone a broad shift, where the focus is on finding companies who are leaders in protecting the envi ...more

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico says it will transfer more than 600 employees from the island's Department of Education to other divisions and agencies in a push to reorganize the government amid an economic crisis.Public Affairs Secret ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for December delivery was off 5.25 cents to $5.1150 a bushel; December corn fell 4.50 cents to 3.9125 a bushel; December oats were .50 cent lower at 2.1875 a bu ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell sharply this week amid concern over a labor market that has shown recent signs of weakness.Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dr ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Fed minutes: Officials worried about China's slowdown, persistently low inflation. ...more

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PARIS (AP) — The delicious irony of it: Sepp Blatter tossed out of football, at least temporarily, by a FIFA policing body that he himself helped create when the world was still his oyster.And if that can happen, if the now ex-most powerful lead ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Shares in Deutsche Bank dropped Thursday after the company said it would post a multibillion-euro loss in the third quarter and may scrap this year's dividend payment.In an unscheduled statement late Wednesday, Germany's biggest ba ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — More flights are arriving on time but consumer complaints about the airlines have risen sharply.The U.S. Department of Transportation said Thursday that the nation's leading carriers posted an on-time rate of 80.3 percent in Au ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's foreign currency reserves fell for the third consecutive month in September, according to central bank figures, putting pressure on authorities to devalue the currency, limit non-essential imports and take urgent steps to promote i ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors carried out searches Thursday in connection with their investigation of the Volkswagen emissions scandal, seeking material that would help clarify who was responsible for the cheating.The raids were carried out i ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, as employers hold onto workers despite a recent slowdown in hiring because of global pressures weighing on the U.S. economy.The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly ...more

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TRIKALA, Greece (AP) — There'll be no arguing with the driver on this bus: the rides are free and there's no driver anyway.Trikala, a rural town in northern Greece, has been chosen to test a driverless bus in real traffic conditions for the firs ...more

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LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England has kept its main interest rate at a record-low 0.5 percent as policymakers remained wary about global economic uncertainty.Minutes released alongside the decision Thursday show that only one member of the nine- ...more

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PARIS (AP) — As trash piled up on Paris streets because of a garbage collectors' strike, workers occupied a city building Thursday amid frustration over spending cuts across the French economy.Tourists and Parisians sidestepped overflowing garba ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is expressing serious concern about a reported U.S. plan to challenge China's South China Sea territorial claims by sailing a Navy ship near one of its newly built artificial islands.The U.S. newspaper Navy Times reported ...more

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MADRID (AP) — High-speed train service throughout the northeastern region of Catalonia bordering France was suspended for hours Thursday after thieves stole fiber-optic cable alongside the tracks that officials said was critical for maintaining train s ...more


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