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WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks. An airliner crashes during a storm, and yet another disappears. Aviation has suffered one ...more

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FOSTER CITY, Calif. (AP) — Visa Inc. said Thursday that its profit climbed 11 percent in its fiscal third quarter versus a year earlier, aided by solid growth in payments volume, service revenue and transactions.The payments processor's latest f ...more

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SEATTLE (AP) — Shares of Amazon.com Inc. fell Thursday after the e-commerce retailer reported a larger than expected second quarter loss as expenses outpaced a surge in revenue.Amazon has long focused on spending the money it makes to grow and e ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story July 11 about people who are hesitant to sell their homes and give up their ultra-low mortgage rates, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a rental index compiled by real estate data provider Zillow had risen 19 p ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks said Thursday that its revamped breakfast sandwiches and other new menu items helped boost sales at its U.S. cafes.The Seattle-based coffee chain posted a slightly higher-than-expect profit for its fiscal third quarter, ...more

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The price of oil fell near $102 a barrel Thursday, erasing gains from the day before.Benchmark U.S. crude for September delivery dropped $1.05 to $102.07 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. On Wednesday, the Nymex contract gained 73 ce ...more

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Best-Selling Books Week Ended July 19th.FICTION1. "Four: A Divergent Collection" by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books)2. "The Book of Life" by Deborah Harkness (Viking)3. "The Heist" by Daniel Silva (Harper)4. "Inv ...more

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A Buffalo Bills prospective ownership group that includes rocker Jon Bon Jovi has conducted a feasibility study into buying the NFL franchise and building a stadium in Toronto, a person close to the situation said.The study ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:NYSERoyal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., up $4.33 to $60.56The cruise ship operator reported better-than ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Sept delivery was 2 cents lower at $5.2875 a bushel; Sept corn was 1 cent lower at 3.6150 a bushel; Dec oats were 1.75 cents higher at $3.26 a bushel; while ...more