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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose in July but at a slower rate compared with earlier this year. The moderating price increases could help support sales.Real estate data provider CoreLogic said Tuesday that prices rose 7.4 percent in July f ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Norwegian Cruise Line is getting into the luxury cruise business by acquiring Prestige Cruises International in a deal worth about $3 billion.Prestige operates high-end cruise lines Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises.< ...more

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NEWTON, Mass. (AP) — Select Income REIT will spend about $2.7 billion in cash and stock to buy Cole Corporate Income Trust in a deal that adds 64 office and industrial properties to the real estate investment trust's portfolio.The transaction wi ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is joining investment bank Moelis & Co. as vice chairman and managing director.Cantor — who had a surprising loss to David Brat in Virginia's June primary — will also become a board me ...more

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DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Food in countries hit by Ebola is getting more expensive and will become scarcer because many farmers won't be able to access fields, a U.N. food agency warned Tuesday.An Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 1 ...more

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LONDON (AP) — The euro's descent saw it hit a new one-year low against the dollar on Tuesday, but the currency risks snapping back higher this week if the European Central Bank fails to back up its recent talk of stimulus with action.The bank, w ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — When the young Thai woman saw an online ad seeking surrogate mothers, it seemed like a life-altering deal: $10,000 to help a foreign couple that wanted a child but couldn't conceive.Wassana, a lifetime resident of the slums, viewe ...more

AP News - 20 hours ago

LONDON (AP) — The euro fell to a near one-year low against the dollar in the wake of soft European economic data and uncertainty over the crisis in Ukraine.Europe's single currency fell to a low of $1.3119 after a survey Monday showed that the m ...more

AP News - 21 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Troy Vincent pounds his fists on a conference room table and smiles."We are a copycat league, you bet," he says. "If Peyton and Philip and Brees and Brady are doing something that's good, then go out and try to do the same thing. ...more

AP News - Sep 01, 2014 7:15 AM

TOKYO (AP) — Sony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console that went on sale in November in the U.S. and Europe, but didn't arrive at stores here until February.Atsushi Morita, appointed head of Sony Computer Enterta ...more