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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

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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

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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

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A suddenly stormy month on the stock market came to a quiet end on Tuesday. Major indexes drifted to a slight loss, leaving the Standard & Poor's 500 down 1.6 percent for September, its third monthly drop this year.The Dow Jones industrial a ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Dec delivery fell 3.50 cents to $4.7775 a bushel; Dec corn was 5 cents lower at 3.2075 a bushel; Dec oats gained 1.50 cents to $3.3550 a bushel; while ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The next time some nasty storms are heading your way, the National Weather Service says it will have a better forecast of just how close they could come to you.The weather service on Tuesday started using a new high resolution ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, football fans have bemoaned the rule barring NFL home games that haven't sold out from being televised in the local market.Well, you can't blame the government anymore.The Federal Communications Commission vot ...more

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina deposited a $161 million bond interest payment with a newly appointed local trustee on Tuesday in defiance of a U.S. judge who held it in contempt a day earlier for attempting illegal moves to service its debt.< ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence deteriorated in September after hitting the highest level in nearly seven years in August. But economists said the fall appears to be a temporary slip that shouldn't dampen consumer spending in the coming mont ...more