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NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's said it will monitor its suppliers in China more closely after a food-safety scandal in the country hurt the hamburger chain's sales and reputation.The company said Tuesday it plans to increase audits and video monitor ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Norwegian Cruise Line is sailing into the luxury sector by buying the high-end Prestige Cruises International in a deal valued at about $3 billion, including debt.The deal will give Norwegian access to Prestige's eight ships on t ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Enrique Pena Nieto announced the construction of a new international airport for Mexico City on Tuesday, saying it will quadruple the capacity of the current one.Costing an estimated $9.2 billion, the facility will h ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is acknowledging that computer hackers broke into the accounts of several celebrities to steal personal photos that have been posted online, a security breakdown that the iPhone maker blamed on the intruders' ability to figur ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:NYSENovartis AG, up $3.43 to $93.47The drug developer presented positive data for a potential hear ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Alongside the exodus of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, soldiers who hail from countries like Singapore and Slovenia, Mongolia and Malaysia have been packing up too, leaving behind an ever-shrinking NATO coalition.The coalition h ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Jenny R. Yang has been named as the new chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, becoming the first Asian-American to lead that agency.President Barack Obama announced her elevation from vice chair on Tuesday. Yang ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Tuesday's auction with rates on three-month bills falling to the lowest level since late April while rates on six-month bills were unchanged.The Treasury Department auct ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Post is ending 80 years of being led by the Graham family with the departure of Publisher Katharine Weymouth.The newspaper said Tuesday that Weymouth, the granddaughter of longtime Washington Post Co. CEO Kathari ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers.Three U.S. flights made unscheduled landings in the past eight days after passengers got into figh ...more