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AP News - 26 mins ago

BANGKOK (AP) — When the young Thai woman saw an online ad seeking surrogate mothers, it seemed like a life-altering deal: $10,000 to help a foreign couple that wanted a child but couldn't conceive.Wassana, a lifetime resident of the slums, viewe ...more

AP News - 54 mins ago

TOKYO (AP) — World stocks were mostly higher Tuesday as investors awaited central bank meetings later this week in Europe and Japan as well as U.S. employment figures. The U.S. dollar extended its rally against the euro and the yen on expectations the ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

LONDON (AP) — The euro has fallen to a one-year low against the dollar as Europe's single currency remains under pressure ahead of this week's policy meeting of the European Central Bank.In trading Tuesday, the euro fell to $1.3115, its lowest l ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

LONDON (AP) — The euro fell to a near one-year low against the dollar in the wake of soft European economic data and uncertainty over the crisis in Ukraine.Europe's single currency fell to a low of $1.3119 after a survey Monday showed that the m ...more

AP News - 19 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Troy Vincent pounds his fists on a conference room table and smiles."We are a copycat league, you bet," he says. "If Peyton and Philip and Brees and Brady are doing something that's good, then go out and try to do the same thing. ...more

AP News - 23 hours ago

TOKYO (AP) — Sony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console that went on sale in November in the U.S. and Europe, but didn't arrive at stores here until February.Atsushi Morita, appointed head of Sony Computer Enterta ...more

AP News - 23 hours ago

HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish utility TVO says construction of the country's fifth nuclear reactor has been delayed again, with the plant not expected to go online until 2018 — nine years later than initially forecast.French-German engineering conglom ...more

AP News - Sep 01, 2014 6:13 AM

HELSINKI (AP) — Norwegian oil company Statoil says it will resume operations at a gas field in Algeria, 19 months after five Norwegian workers were killed in a terrorist attack there.Statoil ASA says it has decided to reopen the Ain Amenas plant ...more

AP News - Sep 01, 2014 5:57 AM

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president Monday urged the country's clerics to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies, which are often the target of criticism by influential hard-liners in the Islamic Republic.Hassan Rouhani made the ...more

AP News - Sep 01, 2014 4:31 AM

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch brewer Heineken NV says it has sold its packaging business in Mexico to Crown Holdings Inc. of the U.S. for $1.23 billion (940 million euros) to reduce debt.Heineken acquired the business in 2010 as part of a $7.9 billion ...more