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PARIS (AP) — Louis Vuitton's show caused traffic chaos early Wednesday with photographers clambering to get the must-have shot of attendees Jennifer Connelly, Selena Gomez, Sofia Coppola and Michelle Williams.Nicolas Ghesquiere's second ready-to ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — People are quitting their jobs at a faster clip and that's pushing small business owners to work harder to hold onto top talent.Dance studio owner Andrea Bisconti has experienced the challenge firsthand. When Kellie Love, an inst ...more

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HAVANA (AP) — Cuba's central bank chief is giving new details about the elimination of a special currency, saying that the shift will require putting more pesos into circulation and issuing higher-denomination bills.Elimination of the stronger c ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times Co. is launching another round of buyouts and layoffs, telling staff on Wednesday that it must cut 100 newsroom jobs to further reduce costs and focus resources on its digital operations. It's also axing its NYT Opini ...more

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TORONTO (AP) — Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday it is adding 1,000 jobs at its plant near Toronto to build the 2015 Ford Edge crossover SUV for the global market.The new jobs come a year after Ford invested $700 million into the 5.5 million-square- ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The pace of U.S. manufacturing growth slowed in September, as expectations for hiring and new orders slipped from their August levels.The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, said Wednesday tha ...more

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DEATH VALLEY JUNCTION, Calif. (AP) — The Amargosa Hotel was once a hub of activity, the Spanish Colonial-style buildings filled with workers from the Pacific Coast Borax company.Once the mine shut down, the people left, leaving the U-shaped hote ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending fell in August, the second decline in the past three months, with housing, non-residential and government projects all showing weakness.Construction spending dropped a seasonally adjusted 0.8 percent ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — Ford's U.S. sales dipped 3 percent in September as the company cut back on truck discounts in anticipation of a new F-150 later this year.F-Series truck sales fell 1 percent to 59,863. It was the first time in seven months that F- ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses added 213,000 jobs in September, stepping up hiring for the sixth straight month, according to a private survey.Payroll processer ADP said Wednesday that the pace of hiring by private employers was up slightly f ...more