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LONDON (AP) — Ahead of a raft of economic developments this week, financial markets started the week on a lackluster note Monday as Wall Street was closed for the Labor Day holiday.KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, the FTSE 100 index of leading British ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

LONDON (AP) — The euro fell to a near one-year low against the dollar in the wake of soft European economic data and uncertainty over the crisis in Ukraine.Europe's single currency fell to a low of $1.3119 after a survey Monday showed that the m ...more

AP News - 10 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Troy Vincent pounds his fists on a conference room table and smiles."We are a copycat league, you bet," he says. "If Peyton and Philip and Brees and Brady are doing something that's good, then go out and try to do the same thing. ...more

AP News - 14 hours ago

TOKYO (AP) — Sony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console that went on sale in November in the U.S. and Europe, but didn't arrive at stores here until February.Atsushi Morita, appointed head of Sony Computer Enterta ...more

AP News - 15 hours ago

HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish utility TVO says construction of the country's fifth nuclear reactor has been delayed again, with the plant not expected to go online until 2018 — nine years later than initially forecast.French-German engineering conglom ...more

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HELSINKI (AP) — Norwegian oil company Statoil says it will resume operations at a gas field in Algeria, 19 months after five Norwegian workers were killed in a terrorist attack there.Statoil ASA says it has decided to reopen the Ain Amenas plant ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president Monday urged the country's clerics to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies, which are often the target of criticism by influential hard-liners in the Islamic Republic.Hassan Rouhani made the ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch brewer Heineken NV says it has sold its packaging business in Mexico to Crown Holdings Inc. of the U.S. for $1.23 billion (940 million euros) to reduce debt.Heineken acquired the business in 2010 as part of a $7.9 billion ...more

AP News - 22 hours ago

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Monday, lifted by another record high on Wall Street and expectations of stimulus in China after its manufacturing growth slowed. Investors looked ahead to this week's U.S. employment figures and a meeting of Eur ...more

AP News - Aug 31, 2014 9:36 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Bud Cauley won the Hotel Fitness Championship on Sunday to regain his PGA Tour card, earning $180,000 in the Web.com Tour Finals opener.Cauley closed with a bogey-free 7-under 65 at Sycamore Hills for a one-stroke victory ...more

AP News - Aug 31, 2014 5:18 PM

HAVANA (AP) — A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon.A round of embraces and the young men got down to bus ...more

AP News - Aug 31, 2014 10:47 AM

TOKYO (AP) — Hello Kitty, whom many learned last week is a girl and not a cat, may be the queen of Japan's cute characters, but she's hardly the only one.There are thousands, and they are ubiquitous: Long-time favorite Doraemon (who really is a ...more

AP News - Aug 31, 2014 10:26 AM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emaar Properties, the developer behind one of the world's largest shopping malls and the world's tallest tower, said Sunday it will launch an initial public offering for part of its retail business in Dubai next month ...more

AP News - Aug 31, 2014 1:49 AM

TOKYO (AP) — Hello Kitty, whom many learned last week is a girl and not a cat, may be the queen of Japan's cute characters, but she's hardly the only one.There are thousands, and they are ubiquitous: Long-time favorite Doraemon (who really is a ...more

AP News - Aug 30, 2014 6:50 PM

BONANZA, Nicaragua (AP) — Rescue workers and trapped miners alike frantically dug away at opposite sides of rock and mud that blocked a Nicaragua gold mine, finally succeeding in freeing at least 20 men. Efforts to reach five miners still missing conti ...more

AP News - Aug 30, 2014 11:05 AM

MIAMI (AP) — When El Corral Burgers opened its first U.S. restaurant near Miami last year, Colombian-Americans came in droves to get a taste of home.They had missed the chain's 20 different recipes of freshly made burgers, which back in the Sout ...more

AP News - Aug 30, 2014 10:52 AM

MIAMI (AP) — When El Corral Burgers opened its first U.S. restaurant near Miami last year, Colombian-Americans came in droves to get a taste of home.They had missed the chain's 20 different recipes of freshly made burgers, which back in the Sout ...more

AP News - Aug 29, 2014 10:59 PM

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Icelandic authorities briefly raised the aviation warning code to red Friday after a small fissure eruption near Bardarbunga volcano, but no volcanic ash was detected by the radar system.The eruption took place the Holu ...more

AP News - Aug 29, 2014 10:12 PM

BONANZA, Nicaragua (AP) — Rescuers in Nicaragua raced Friday to reach at least 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a landslide, including 20 who have been located and have managed to communicate with emergency crews.Hundreds of relatives and fel ...more

AP News - Aug 29, 2014 5:03 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — After a three-day public tiff, American Airlines fares have returned to Orbitz.Orbitz said Friday that it has reached an agreement with the airline that will allow it to continue selling American Airlines and US Airways tickets o ...more

AP News - Aug 29, 2014 4:44 PM

NORTHFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Kraft voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese product Friday because an ingredient was stored improperly by a supplier.The food maker said that, while unlikely, the product may spoil prematurely or ...more

AP News - Aug 29, 2014 4:18 PM

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador is planning to create what it calls the world's first digital currency issued by a central bank, which some analysts believe could be a first step toward abandoning the country's existing currency, the U.S. dollar.T ...more

AP News - Aug 29, 2014 4:14 PM

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's state-owned oil company is estimating its crude production will increase to 2.4 million barrels per day in 2015, compared with the 2.35 million barrels per day it expects to output this year.Petroleos Mexicanos offici ...more

AP News - Aug 29, 2014 3:51 PM

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 18 this week to 1,914.The Houston firm said Friday in its weekly report that 1,575 rigs were exploring ...more

AP News - Aug 29, 2014 3:48 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Dec delivery fell 8.25 cents to $5.6350 a bushel; Dec corn was 4.50 cents lower at 3.6475 a bushel; Dec oats were 1.25 cents higher at $3.4225 a bushel ...more

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