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MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian helicopter carrying oil workers has crashed in eastern Siberia, and officials say 10 of the 25 people on board were killed.Russian news agencies say the Mi-8 helicopter took off from Igarka in the Krasnoyarsk region and c ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is in talks to buy Hong Kong's leading English language newspaper, the South China Morning Post, a person with knowledge of the potential deal said Thursday.The person, who spoke on condition of ...more

AP News - 7 hours ago

SEATTLE (AP) — Testing has pointed toward a vegetable mix from a California food wholesaler as the source of E. coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 people in seven states, a Costco official said Wednesd ...more

AP News - 10 hours ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The big Thanksgiving getaway went into full swing Wednesday with drivers delighted by the lowest November gas prices in years and many airline passengers undaunted by terrorism fears and long lines at security checkpoints.At t ...more

AP News - 12 hours ago

___Smartphones overtake desktops for holiday shoppingNEW YORK (AP) — If the beginning of the holiday season is any indication, it could be a merry mobile Christmas for shoppers.For the first time, there's expected to be more people ...more

AP News - 13 hours ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Marissa Mayer's nearly four-year attempt to turn around Yahoo needs a turnaround itself, repeating a pattern of futility that has hobbled one of the Internet's best-known companies for the past decade.Like her predecessors a ...more

AP News - 13 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency is taking steps to withdraw approval of a controversial new weed killer to be used on genetically modified corn and soybeans.The EPA announced in a court filing that it had received new infor ...more

AP News - 14 hours ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo has starred in a decade-long soap opera during which it's run through five CEOs, fended off a hostile takeover bid from Microsoft and sparred (often unsuccessfully) with activist investors who muscled their way on to the Inte ...more

AP News - 14 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped sharply last week, the Labor Department said Wednesday, the latest sign that businesses are cutting few jobs.THE NUMBERS: Weekly applications for jobless benefits dropp ...more

AP News - 14 hours ago

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