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SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — This is a town where people are so rich that a $2 million home can be a handyman's special. A town where the thrift shop is stocked with donations of designer dresses and handbags.But Southampton, with its privet hedges, ...more

AP News - 2 hours ago

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A dispute over workers' wages at Newark Liberty International Airport could be nearing a resolution.United Airlines, the airport's primary carrier, said in an email Friday to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the ...more

AP News - 6 hours ago

GAZA CITY, Gaza (AP) — It's the holy month of Ramadan, when people throughout the Muslim world meet with friends and family, buy presents for loved ones and break a day-long fast each evening amid colorful street scenes.But not in Gaza City, one ...more

AP News - 7 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says his travels beyond the capital and his visits with selected letter writers demonstrate the need for Congress to act on his stalled economic agenda.In his weekly radio and Internet address Obama cited ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Quentin drove in three runs, Alexi Amarista homered and Jesse Hahn pitched six solid innings, leading the San Diego Padres to a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.Hahn (5-2) allowed a run and three ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake hit Japan's northern coast Saturday near the nuclear power plant crippled in the 2011 tsunami. At least one person was injured and a small tsunami was triggered, but no damage was reported.Japan's Meteorological ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal agency that insures company pensions for more than 40 million Americans says its top official is resigning.Joshua Gotbaum, a former investment banker, was appointed by President Barack Obama as director of the Pensi ...more

AP News - 19 hours ago

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by one this week to 1,875.The Houston firm said in its weekly report Thursday that 1,563 rigs were exploring fo ...more

AP News - 20 hours ago

DALLAS (AP) — Federal officials say that a Georgia man posed as an airline employee to score cheap travel and resold the tickets for thousands of dollars.The U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles said that 37-year-old Gilbert Myers Jr. of Atlant ...more

AP News - 20 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:NYSEMGIC Investment Corp. (MTG), down 88 cents to $8.36The mortgage-insurer said its available asse ...more