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Farm profits to fall second consecutive year
Issued: August 26, 2015
DES MOINES, Iowa — It will be a less profitable year for farmers as low grain, milk and hog prices cut into income, U.S. Department of Agriculture...
US stocks surge, snapping 6-day losing streak
Issued: August 26, 2015
The Dow Jones industrial average rocketed more than 600 points Wednesday, its biggest gain in seven years, snapping a six-day losing streak that had...
Monsanto abandons takeover bid for Swiss rival Syngenta
Issued: August 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — Agricultural business giant Monsanto is abandoning its takeover bid for competitor Syngenta AG after the Swiss chemical producer rejected...
Fed official says September rate hike 'less compelling'
Issued: August 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — The head of the New York Federal Reserve Bank said Wednesday he's less inclined to support a Fed rate hike in September amid recent...
State Department officials routinely sent secrets over email
Issued: August 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — The transmission of now-classified information across Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email is consistent with a State Department...
Wal-Mart to stop selling AR-15s and similar weapons
Issued: August 26, 2015
NEW YORK — Wal-Mart says it will stop selling the AR-15 and other semi-automatic weapons at its stores because fewer people are buying them. ...
Report: Solyndra misrepresented facts to get loan guarantee
Issued: August 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — A four-year investigation has concluded that officials of the solar company Solyndra misrepresented facts and omitted key information in...
Pentagon probing alleged distorting of war intelligence
Issued: August 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — A U.S. defense official says the Pentagon's inspector general is investigating an allegation that the military command overseeing the...
US durable goods orders up 2 percent in July
Issued: August 26, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose for a second month in July, and demand in a key category that...
Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson dies at 104
Issued: August 26, 2015
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist who nearly died while helping lead the "Bloody Sunday" civil rights...
The Associated Press to move to new NYC headquarters in 2017
Issued: August 26, 2015
NEW YORK — The Associated Press plans to move its global headquarters from Manhattan's far west side to a smaller space across the street from the...
DoD manual allows journalists to be held as 'belligerents'
Issued: August 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — New Defense Department guidelines allow commanders to punish journalists and treat them as "unprivileged belligerents" if they...
Burger King to McDonald's: Let's make a McWhopper
Issued: August 26, 2015
NEW YORK -- This probably isn't what the United Nations had in mind when it established the International Day of Peace: Burger King is asking...
Drought-plagued California readies for El Nino storms
Issued: August 26, 2015
SANTA ANA, Calif. -- While drought-plagued California is eager for rain, the forecast of a potentially Godzilla-like El Niρo event has communities...
Urban areas where commuters endure the most extra hours
Issued: August 26, 2015
Traffic congestion nationally reached a new peak last year and is greater than ever before, according to a report by the Texas A&M Transportation...
Improving economy shares blame for worst US traffic ever
Issued: August 26, 2015
WASHINGTON — More jobs and cheaper gasoline come with a big, honking downside: U.S. roads are more clogged than ever now that the recession is in the...
University student pleads guilty to making Android spy app
Issued: August 26, 2015
PITTSBURGH — A Carnegie Mellon University student who hoped to sell enough malicious software to infect 450,000 Google Android smartphones pleaded...
Lawmaker sees opening for appeal of $225m Exxon ruling
Issued: August 26, 2015
TRENTON, N.J. -- While a New Jersey judge approved the state's $225 million settlement with ExxonMobil, he expressed concern over delayed cleanup...
Los Angeles projects $161 million surplus for Olympics
Issued: August 25, 2015
LOS ANGELES — Anxiety over taxpayer costs helped cripple Boston's 2024 Olympic bid, but organizers in potential stand-in Los Angeles disclosed a...
US stocks extend losses as early rally fades
Issued: August 25, 2015
Just when it looked as if the bleeding had stopped, it started up again. ...
Uber to work with University of Arizona on mapping, self-driving car
Issued: August 25, 2015
TUCSON, Ariz. — Uber is partnering with the University of Arizona to develop mapping technology as the ride-hailing company expands its research of...
Budget report sees shrinking deficits, but only for now
Issued: August 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — An unforeseen flood of revenue is shrinking federal deficits to the lowest level of President Barack Obama's tenure, Congress'...
Watchdog: U.S. Ambassador Kennedy used private email
Issued: August 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — Senior staff at the U.S. Embassy to Japan, including Ambassador Caroline Kennedy, have used personal email accounts for official...
South Carolina, Kansas governors: No Guantanamo detainees
Issued: August 25, 2015
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The governors of South Carolina and Kansas wrote to the Obama administration on Tuesday, threatening to sue if detainees from...
Ex-J.P. Morgan analyst charged with insider trading
Issued: August 25, 2015
LOS ANGELES — A former J.P. Morgan Securities analyst in San Francisco was arrested Tuesday on charges of running an insider trading scheme that...


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