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NEW YORK (AP) — Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited growth potential and a way to tap into the burgeoning Chinese middle class.< ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Moody's Investors Services is maintaining its rating on United Kingdom government-backed bonds Friday, a day after voters in Scotland decided against national independence.Moody's is affirming an 'Aa1' rating, its second-highest ...more

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ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — A federal jury convicted the owner of a peanut plant and two others Friday in a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest U.S. food recalls ever, sickened hundreds across the country and was linked to several deaths.

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes ended mixed on a day when the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba made its big debut on the New York Stock Exchange. The Standard & Poor's 500 index slipped less than a point on Friday but still finished with its bes ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities struggled Friday to restore services and calm residents five days after Hurricane Odile knocked out power, water and phone service along the Baja Peninsula, sparking widespread looting in the resort area of Los Cabos. ...more

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A flight attendants' union says it has a tentative contract covering crews at American Airlines and US Airways.The union said Friday that negotiators reached an agreement with American Airlines Group Inc. with industry-l ...more

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The recent spate of high-profile domestic violence cases involving Ray Rice and other NFL players prompted Major League Baseball and the players' union to open talks about the way that sport should deal with such episodes.Even though their colle ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Dec delivery fell 14 cents to $4.7450 a bushel; Dec corn was 6.75 cents lower at 3.3150 a bushel; Dec oats was 5 cents lower at $3.3725 a bushel; while Nov so ...more

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PARIS (AP) — Air France pilots are prolonging a walkout that has grounded more than half the airline's flights all week.Unions are angry at Air France's plans to shift much of its European operations to a low-cost carrier, Transavia. The SNPL un ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The maker of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer is being sold to Russian company Oasis Beverages for an undisclosed sum.Oasis is buying Pabst with TSG, an investment firm known for its work with consumer products companies. TSG Consumer Part ...more