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DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's highway safety agency has decided to seek further information from General Motors about air bag failures in some Chevrolet Impala full-size cars.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began an inq ...more

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FRIDAY, Aug. 1WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases employment data for July, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for June, 8:30 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for July, 1 ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets turned lower on Friday after weak earnings from Visa and Amazon and as European countries planned a range of sanctions against some Russian businesses.Shares in Amazon slid 11 percent after the company posted a ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Sept delivery gained 3.5 cents to $5.3225 a bushel; Sept corn was 3.75 cents lower at $3.5775 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.26 a bu ...more

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WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) — It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures. They're grocery store owners.A worke ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A vintage rail company that transports hundreds of thousands of tourists a year along the route of the historic Klondike Gold Rush was expected to resume operations Friday, two days after a derailment left 23 people with minor ...more

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DENVER (AP) — Molson Coors Brewing President and CEO Peter S. Swinburn will retire at the end of the year.The brewing company said Friday that Swinburn will be succeeded in the posts by Mark R. Hunter, who currently serves as CEO and president o ...more

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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian security forces say they have arrested a suspected internet fraudster accused of stealing nearly $6 million from people who thought were paying fees to apply for government jobs.Emmanuel Okeh, a spokesman for the N ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in June after a May decline, helped by a recovery in demand in a key category that signals business investment plans.Orders for durable goods increased 0.7 percent in June on ...more

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The price of oil slipped below $102 a barrel on Friday, falling for a second day after spiking on lower U.S. inventories and tensions in Ukraine and the Middle East.By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark U.S. crude for September delivery was do ...more