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ATLANTA (AP) — UPS plans to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers to help with package deliveries during the busy holiday season.The Atlanta company said Tuesday that the positions will include package sorters, loaders, delivery helpers and drivers ...more

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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Sri Lanka on Tuesday to forge closer ties and help launch a $1.4 billion port city project funded by his government.Xi, the first Chinese leader to visit in 28 years, and Sri Lankan ...more

AP News - 17 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — A measure of prices that producers receive for their goods and services was unchanged in August, the latest sign that inflation is in check.Wholesale gas prices fell 1.4 percent last month and food costs dropped 0.5 percent, th ...more

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ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has removed a member of its financial monitoring panel who has been implicated in corruption.Canover Watson was questioned last month by police anti-corruption and financial crime units in his native Cayman Islands. He denies ...more

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NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Dodging a proxy fight with billionaire Carl Icahn, Hertz has added three of his chosen candidates to the board.Two of the new board members, Vincent Intrieri and Samuel Merksamer, will also be part of a of a five-person CEO s ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets mostly fell Tuesday as jittery investors played it safe ahead of a potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting and the referendum on Scotland's independence.KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX fell 0.5 perce ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Lower gas, food costs keep US producer prices unchanged in August as inflation remains mild. ...more

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EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — On Calton Hill, overlooking Edinburgh, stands Scotland's National Monument. A colonnade of classical stone pillars modeled on the Parthenon in Athens, it's grand, inspiring — and unfinished, ever since the money to build it r ...more

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Let's not call this a "beer run." That has such a... Friday night frat boy connotation. Let's instead call this a "beer journey."The ultimate beer journey. For the ultimate cult beer.If you have even a passing inter ...more

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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A key measure of German investor optimism fell in September for the ninth month in a row, dragged down by worries over the crisis in Ukraine, economic stagnation in Europe and the upcoming independence referendum in Scotland.< ...more