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DETROIT (AP) — Ford's U.S. sales dipped 3 percent in September as the company cut back on truck discounts in anticipation of a new F-150 later this year.F-Series truck sales fell 1 percent to 59,863. It was the first time in seven months that F- ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses added 213,000 jobs in September, stepping up hiring for the sixth straight month, according to a private survey.Payroll processer ADP said Wednesday that the pace of hiring by private employers was up slightly f ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A train overshot a stop signal and plowed into another express passenger train in India's northern Uttar Pradesh state, killing 12 people and injuring dozens, officials said Wednesday.Three coaches of the Barauni Express de ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — General Mills plans to cut approximately 700 to 800 jobs, the second time it's trimmed its work force in a month, as the food company adjusts for a shift by U.S. consumers away from boxed or frozen meals.The Minneapolis company t ...more

AP News - 18 hours ago

LONDON (AP) — The joint venture making the Eurofighter plane said Wednesday that it was managing a problem discovered with the fuselage after Germany's military suspended deliveries of the plane.Chief Executive Alberto Gutierrez said in a statem ...more

AP News - 22 hours ago

LONDON (AP) — Tesco, one of the world's largest food retailers, says U.K. authorities are conducting a full investigation after its half-year profit was overstated by 250 million pounds ($407 million).Tesco said Wednesday it will cooperate fully ...more

AP News - 22 hours ago

YONGNING COUNTY, China (AP) — France's Moet Hennessy is betting on China's taste for bubbly with the launch of sales this month by the first foreign-owned Chinese winery devoted to sparkling wine.China's appetite for Western-style wines has boom ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 11:29 PM

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street slid and South Korea reported factory output contracted, while markets in China and Hong Kong were closed for a holiday.KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index rose 0.1 percent t ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 6:30 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday that it charged two men with insider trading after they learned that hedge fund manager Bill Ackman was betting against Herbalife Ltd.'s stock.The SEC said Filip Szymik, 28, was ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 6:30 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Exxon Mobil issued a report Tuesday that acknowledges the environmental risks of hydraulic fracturing but also defends the practice as being better for the environment than other types of energy production and generation.Under pr ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 5:19 PM

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A parolee accused of abducting and killing a top-selling Arkansas real estate agent had contacted her to set up an appointment to view a vacant house, authorities said Tuesday, hours after discovering the woman's body in a shal ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 4:59 PM

A suddenly stormy month on the stock market came to a quiet end on Tuesday. Major indexes drifted to a slight loss, leaving the Standard & Poor's 500 down 1.6 percent for September, its third monthly drop this year.The Dow Jones industrial a ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 3:55 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Dec delivery fell 3.50 cents to $4.7775 a bushel; Dec corn was 5 cents lower at 3.2075 a bushel; Dec oats gained 1.50 cents to $3.3550 a bushel; while ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 3:25 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The next time some nasty storms are heading your way, the National Weather Service says it will have a better forecast of just how close they could come to you.The weather service on Tuesday started using a new high resolution ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 2:57 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, football fans have bemoaned the rule barring NFL home games that haven't sold out from being televised in the local market.Well, you can't blame the government anymore.The Federal Communications Commission vot ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 1:52 PM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina deposited a $161 million bond interest payment with a newly appointed local trustee on Tuesday in defiance of a U.S. judge who held it in contempt a day earlier for attempting illegal moves to service its debt.< ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 1:32 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence deteriorated in September after hitting the highest level in nearly seven years in August. But economists said the fall appears to be a temporary slip that shouldn't dampen consumer spending in the coming mont ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 1:18 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest people and everyone else. Ask the experts, and they'll count the ways:Preschool can lift children from poverty. Top high schools prepare students for college. ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 1:00 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest people and everyone else. Ask the experts, and they'll count the ways:Preschool can lift children from poverty. Top high schools prepare students for college. ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 12:55 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — With Bill Gross' surprise departure from Pimco, 45-year-old Daniel Ivascyn now finds himself watching over trillions in assets at the huge mutual fund firm.The new chief investment officer takes over from a fiery Wall Street lege ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 12:34 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — AOL will provide Microsoft's MSN with more video and additional news stories from popular sites such as The Huffington Post and TechCrunch in an expansion of a deal aimed at selling more digital advertising.The arrangement announ ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 12:25 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will deliver an economic address this week seeking to promote the recovery as the campaign season heads into its final weeks before midterm congressional elections.Obama plans to deliver a speech Thursday ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 12:24 PM

Walgreen booked a $239 million loss in its fiscal fourth quarter after swallowing a huge accounting charge from its Alliance Boots acquisition, but the drugstore chain's results still met Wall Street expectations.Walgreen Co. said Tuesday that i ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 12:01 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Helen Mirren will be seeing some familiar faces when she brings "The Audience" to Broadway.Producers of the play said Tuesday that Michael Elwyn will reprise his role as Anthony Eden, Richard McCabe will return as Harold Wilson a ...more

AP News - Sep 30, 2014 11:17 AM

LONDON (AP) — Inflation across the 18 euro countries dipped further toward zero in September, piling pressure on the European Central Bank to pull the trigger on its biggest stimulus weapon — a large-scale program to create new money.Expectation ...more

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