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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For the developers of the world's sixth tallest building near Seoul, a mysteriously shrinking lake and the appearance of small sinkholes in residential neighborhoods couldn't have come at a more inopportune time.Plans f ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — German business confidence is down for a third month in a row amid ongoing concerns about the economic impact of the crises in Ukraine and Iraq.The closely-watched Ifo Institute survey fell to 108 points in July from 109.7 points i ...more

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LONDON (AP) — London-based satellite broadcaster BSkyB has announced agreements to purchase Sky Italia and 57 percent of Sky Deutschland from 21st Century Fox.The deal is valued at 5.35 billion pounds ($9.1 billion). BSkyB's largest shareholder ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Airline travel requires passengers to make a leap of faith, entrusting their lives to pilots, airlines, air traffic controllers and others who regulate air travel.Even after a week of multiple tragedies in worldwide aviation, " ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — McDonald's restaurants in Hong Kong have taken chicken nuggets and chicken filet burgers off the menu after a U.S.-owned supplier in mainland China was accused of selling expired meat.The fast food chain said late Thursday that ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's state-run forensic lab said Friday it has failed to determine the cause of death for a fugitive billionaire blamed for April's ferry disaster, amid mounting public criticism that authorities didn't identify his b ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers are expected to discuss the future of the ...more

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MUMBAI, India (AP) — Most major Asian stock markets rose Friday after U.S. unemployment claims fell to an eight-year low and tensions over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet eased.Japan's Nikkei 225 gained 0.6 percent to 15,387.28 and South ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Baidu Inc., which operates China's most popular search engine, said Friday its quarterly profit rose 34 percent over a year earlier as its mobile business grew.The Beijing-based company said it earned 3.5 billion yuan ($571.1 mill ...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