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HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong tycoon has placed the biggest ever order for Rolls-Royce cars, agreeing to buy 30 Phantoms to chauffeur guests at a luxury resort he's building in the global gambling capital of Macau.Stephen Hung's $20 million purch ...more

AP News - 17 mins ago

MADRID (AP) — Spanish fashion retailer Inditex, which owns Zara stores, says net profit fell by 2.4 percent in the first half of 2014 despite robust sales, mainly due to the impact of a strong euro.The company said Wednesday that profit for Febr ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Control over Alibaba Group will stay in the hands of founder Jack Ma and other company veterans after the Chinese e-commerce giant goes public on the New York Stock Exchange in a record busting share sale.A group of 27 managers du ...more

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DALLAS, Ore. (AP) — A massively famous celebrity meets a young homeless man in Hollywood and introduces him to an audience of millions. Then, just when it looks like the man is going to triumph, his dark past comes back to haunt him.As in any Ho ...more

AP News - 3 hours ago

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeast nearly two years ago, hospitals found themselves dealing with surges in patients, lost power supplies and employees who couldn't get to work — problems that a new federal report find ...more

AP News - 4 hours ago

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday, buoyed by reports that China is providing liquidity to major banks and hopes that the Federal Reserve will not speed up plans to raise interest rates.KEEPING SCORE: ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

DALLAS, Ore. (AP) — The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards arrived 45 minutes late for his arraignment Tuesday on a charge that he violated his probation in Oregon.Polk County Judge Monte Campbell was re ...more

AP News - 10 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans, Japanese and many Europeans aren't sold on the benefits of trade. But people in China and other developing countries are far more convinced that it delivers jobs and higher wages.That's according to a Pew Research Ce ...more

AP News - 10 hours ago

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The owner of Biloxi's Margaritaville casino has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday, only hours before a hearing where the landlord aimed to seize the property.The filing by MVB Holding LLC in U.S. Bankruptcy ...more

AP News - 10 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed mostly higher Tuesday as investors wait to find out when the Federal Reserve will start raising interest rates. The Fed concludes a two-day policy meeting on Wednesday. Health care and utility stocks gained the most.

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