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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi said Friday the bank is ready to do more to boost the shaky recovery in the 18 countries that use the euro — but warns governments must join in efforts to reduce stubbornly high unemploy ...more

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle Corp. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled website for the state's online health insurance exchange.The lawsuit, fi ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico is now launching a special 5,000-strong police force to combat industrial, farm and business crime.Extortions, kidnapping and theft have extended far throughout Mexico's economy, strangling commerce in some regions. ...more

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MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — Agricultural equipment maker Deere is laying off about 460 employees indefinitely from an Iowa tractor factory as it continues to adjust to market demand.The Moline, Illinois, company said Friday that the latest round of layo ...more

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MACHAKOS, Kenya (AP) — In an industrial area outside Kenya's capital city, workers in hard hats and white masks take shiny new power drills to computer parts. This assembly line is not assembling, though. It is dismantling some of the estimated 50 mill ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's named a new president for its struggling U.S. division on Friday, marking the second change in the high-profile spot in less than two years.The world's biggest hamburger chain says it's bringing back a longtime McDonal ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Dec delivery was unchanged at $5.5550 a bushel; Dec corn was 3.25 cents higher at $3.7225 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.4825 a bus ...more

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Dynegy plans to spend more than $6 billion to buy several coal and gas power generation plants from Duke Energy and Energy Capital Partners.Shares of the Houston power producer soared Friday before markets opened and after it announced the deals ...more

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ULAN BATOR, Mongolia (AP) — With assurances of mutual development and good neighborliness, Chinese President Xi Jinping courted public opinion Friday in Mongolia, a country that has often been wary of domination by its massive southern neighbor. ...more

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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's Security Service chief calls movement of the Russian aid convoy a "direct invasion" ...more