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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional investigators say the government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it considers particularly ...more

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MUMBAI, India (AP) — India's largest online e-commerce company, Flipkart, raised $1 billion in new capital this week as the company gears up for competition with Amazon's push into the Indian market.The company said the funds will be used to inv ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — After a dismal start to the year reflecting a harsh winter, the U.S. economy showed signs of rebounding in the spring, with many forecasters expecting growth to be even stronger in the second half of the year.The government on ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Toyota remains No. 1 in global vehicles sales after the first six months of this year, followed by Volkswagen which bumped General Motors out of second place as the U.S. automaker grapples with a recall scandal.Japan's Toyota Motor ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks rose Wednesday ahead of U.S. economic data and as cheery earnings from major Japanese companies such as Honda Motor Co. countered a lower close on Wall Street.KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 recouped losses at the ope ...more

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian airline apologized on Wednesday for a warning a flight attendant gave passengers who might have been flying high that there were drug-sniffer dogs awaiting them at Sydney airport.Many of the 210 passenger ...more

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AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Ben Crane won the St. Jude Classic in June, his first victory in three years and the fifth of his PGA Tour career.For all he knows, Crane might never win again. Or maybe this would be the start of more victories.Winning ...more

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American Express Co.'s net income grew 9 percent in the second quarter, as spending by cardholders increased and the credit card issuer set aside less money to cover potential credit losses. A one-time gain related to the company's business travel divi ...more

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A group of Air New Zealand passengers finally got airborne Tuesday after being stranded for three nights due to repeated delays from mechanical problems.The upside? They were stuck in Hawaii. And every passenger is ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co., the world's biggest maker of smartphones, saw its sales drop in the second quarter, a research firm said Tuesday.The Korean phone giant lost ground to upstart Chinese manufacturers after several years of ...more