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LONDON (AP) — Stock markets around the world drifted lower Wednesday ahead of a raft of major economic news events that could make for a volatile few days.KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX fell 0.5 percent to 9,426 while the CAC-40 in Fran ...more

AP News - 27 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses continued hiring at a solid pace in September, according to a private survey. The result marks the the sixth straight month of solid gains.Payroll processer ADP says private employers added 213,000 jobs last mon ...more

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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

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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 - 5 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 - 6 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 - 9 hours ago

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 - 14 hours ago

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

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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 - 15 hours ago

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