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DUBLIN (AP) — European budget carrier Ryanair is offering business-class tickets in an attempt to woo companies and governments during penny-pinching times.Marketed under the slogan "Your boss will approve," the new ticket reverses some of the a ...more

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SYDNEY (AP) — Qantas Airways Ltd. on Thursday posted a record 2.8 billion Australian dollar ($2.6 billion) statutory loss for the last fiscal year reflecting a profit-draining battle with its smaller rival Virgin Australia and aircraft write downs. ...more

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A labor organization opposed to Argentine President Cristina Fernandez caused traffic jams and disrupted life for many in the capital Wednesday at the start of a 36-hour strike.Members of the Central Workers Union, ...more

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SPRING HILL, Tenn. (AP) — General Motors announced Wednesday that it is moving production of its next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to its plant in Tennessee, leading United Auto Workers leaders to chide Tennessee Republicans for th ...more

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U.S. stocks drifted mostly higher Wednesday as the Standard & Poor's 500 index set a record for the third day in a row. Trading volume was about one-third below average ahead of the Labor Day holiday weekend in the U.S. with many investors away on ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:NYSEExpress Inc., up $1.86 to $16.45The clothing and accessories chain reported second-quarter e ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alibaba's quarterly revenue growth is surging again, a development that should help the Chinese e-commerce company sell its shares in what could become the technology industry's most lucrative IPO.The latest evidence of Alib ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Dec delivery rose 5.75 cents to $5.6225 a bushel; Dec corn was unchanged at 3.65 a bushel; Dec oats were down 3.75 cents to $3.41 a bushel; while No ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA says its new giant rocket system passed an internal milestone Wednesday, but the first test launch got pushed back a year to 2018.NASA is designing its Space Launch System to take astronauts beyond Earth orbit to an astero ...more

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PARIS (AP) — Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was put under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France's finance minister.After a fourth round of quest ...more