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BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks tumbled Monday on weak Chinese economic data as investors looked ahead to a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting and Scotland's independence referendum.KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng sank 0.8 percent to 24,392.86 and Au ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. has accused senior executives from rival LG Electronics Inc. of vandalizing its washing machines at stores in Germany earlier this month and has asked for an official investigation.In a statement ...more

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Thomas won the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship on Sunday for his first Tour title, beating Richard Sterne with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff.Thomas hit a wedge from 75 yards to 2 1/2 fee ...more

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President Barack Obama's health care law uses the tax system to subsidize coverage for the uninsured.Promoting social policy goals through the tax code is a time-honored strategy for both political parties.For example, the nation's main a ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Islamic State militants, who once relied on wealthy Persian Gulf donors for money, have become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, earning more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft and extortion, acco ...more

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LONDON (AP) — How do you divorce after a 300-year union? It's complicated, and there is a deadline.If Scots vote yes to separation on Thursday, a clock starts ticking down to March 24, 2016 — the independence day declared by the Scottish governm ...more

AP News - Sep 13, 2014 10:31 PM

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Rescuers saved about 100 people overnight and recovered two bodies from a ferry that sank in rough seas after encountering steering trouble in the central Philippines, officials said Sunday.Coast guard Capt. Joseph Coy ...more

AP News - Sep 13, 2014 2:33 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of workers protesting what some are calling fast-food-like wages walked off the job Saturday at a Lear Corp. plant in northwest Indiana that makes automotive seats, beginning a strike that could affect a major Ford assembly ...more

AP News - Sep 13, 2014 1:30 PM

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Redskins owner Dan Snyder says he supports NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, stating he "has always had the best interests of football at heart" and "we are fortunate to have him."The team released a two-sentence statement on S ...more

AP News - Sep 13, 2014 12:44 PM

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ebola is thousands of miles away from Kenya's pristine Indian Ocean beaches, but the deadly disease appears to be discouraging tourism there and elsewhere in this vast continent.Harald Kampa, a hotelier near Mombasa, says ...more

AP News - Sep 13, 2014 12:16 PM

MILAN (AP) — European finance ministers agreed Saturday on the necessity of leveraging private investments with urgent structural reforms to relaunch the continent's moribund economy.The ministers focused on a proposal by Jean-Claude Junkers, in ...more

AP News - Sep 13, 2014 5:59 AM

PARIS (AP) — Netflix is tapping into six new markets Monday hoping to gain a big subscriber base around Europe, but is facing a frosty welcome in France. Well-established French competitors are trying to head off a Netflix wave, the government wants ov ...more

AP News - Sep 13, 2014 3:39 AM

BEIJING (AP) — China's factory output in August slowed to 6.9 percent from a year earlier amid waning export demand and a slump in real estate development that has undermined steel and cement production, according to data released by the National Burea ...more

AP News - Sep 12, 2014 11:10 PM

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Suspended Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon's locker is still filled with his belongings, his orange helmet hanging on a hook while he's been kept away from the team.Perhaps a positive sign?Maybe not."We've just g ...more

AP News - Sep 12, 2014 9:29 PM

During a week filled with a hideous hodgepodge of racism, domestic violence and homicide, sports offered little escape and even less accountability.Danny Ferry was still hanging onto his job, despite disparaging comments about an African player. ...more

AP News - Sep 12, 2014 9:20 PM

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry took an indefinite leave of absence Friday, making the move under fire for his racially charged comments about a player.Hawks CEO Steve Koonin has resisted calls for Ferry to be dismissed, ...more

AP News - Sep 12, 2014 9:16 PM

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Wes Welker has passed concussion protocol and could be back on the field as soon as Sunday if the NFL signs off on a new drug policy approved by the players' union.Representatives of the NFL Players Association approved t ...more

AP News - Sep 12, 2014 8:29 PM

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Now that Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed into law a package of incentives for Tesla Motors worth up to $1.3 billion, the electric-car maker is moving ahead with plans to build a $5 billion lithium battery factory expected to open in ...more

AP News - Sep 12, 2014 7:14 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL players union approves drug policy changes and implementation of HGH testing. ...more

AP News - Sep 12, 2014 5:33 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — The prospect of rising interest rates sent the stock market to its first weekly loss since early August.The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 11.91 points, or 0.6 percent, to end at 1,985.54 on Friday. The index was down 1.1 p ...more

AP News - Sep 12, 2014 3:58 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Television executives say they want minimize replays of video showing Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancee with one punch. In practice, it has proved hard to resist.Hours after CNN's programming chief publicly worried about gra ...more

AP News - Sep 12, 2014 3:41 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Dec delivery fell 7 cents to $5.0250 a bushel; Dec corn was 2.50 cents lower at 3.3850 a bushel; Dec oats were 5.50 cents lower at $3.4825 a bushel; wh ...more

AP News - Sep 12, 2014 2:25 PM

Apple's latest iPhones begin shipping later this month, a move bound to inspire many fans of the popular smartphone to ditch their current models in favor of the bigger, sleeker iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus.It's a ritual familiar by now to most sma ...more

AP News - Sep 12, 2014 1:36 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 six this week to 1,931.The Houston firm said Friday in its weekly report that 1,592 rigs were exploring ...more

AP News - Sep 12, 2014 11:09 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Auto buying drove U.S. retail sales higher in August, a possible sign that job growth in recent months has led to accelerated consumer spending.The Commerce Department said Friday that seasonally adjusted retail sales rose 0.6 ...more


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