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(Reuters) - Consumer advocate Ralph Nader sent a letter to Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook urging the company to reduce its spending on share buybacks and use the money to raise wages, the Wall Street Journal reported. "... Poverty wages ...more

AP News - 14 mins ago

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Isl ...more

AP News - 15 mins ago

MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — Democrat Michelle Nunn of Georgia has made her willingness to work with Republicans a central theme as she campaigns across the state for a key seat in the fight for control of the Senate.But is compromise what voters reall ...more

AP News - 18 mins ago

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has vetoed a nearly 23 percent pay raise for city councilors.The council earlier this month voted 9-4 to increase its annual pay from $87,500 to $107,500, effective January 2016.A spokeswoman for th ...more

AP News - 20 mins ago

BOSTON (AP) — Democrats are turning to Hillary Rodham Clinton to drum up support among female voters as polls show her party could be losing ground among women in next month's elections.Clinton was rallying Democrats in Boston on behalf of Massa ...more

AP News - 32 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then pivoting quickly to express concern for the environm ...more

AP News - 33 mins ago

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An assailant shot a Sacramento County, California, sheriff's deputy and a bystander, then carjacked two vehicles Friday morning, prompting a manhunt as the assailant fled through residential areas, sheriff's spokeswoman Sgt. L ...more

AP News - 34 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is closing out its best week in almost two years as earnings gains from Microsoft and others got investors in a buying mood.The market is coming off a rocky two weeks. Indexes have made wide swings both up and do ...more

Reuters News - 35 mins ago

(Reuters) - Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara will be out four-to-six weeks with a left knee injury that deals a crushing blow to the team's defense, the National Hockey League team said on Friday. The towering 6-foot-9 Slovak, who logs more ...more

AP News - 36 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the three men he once held hostage looked on, a former commander of the leftist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia was sentenced on Friday to 27 years in a federal prison for their mistreatment during five years of captivity.</ ...more