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WASHINGTON (AP) — A private survey shows that businesses hired at a healthy pace in July, though the job gains slowed from the previous month.Private employers added 218,000 jobs, down from 281,000 in June, payroll provider ADP said Wednesday. I ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military government approved a massive budget to upgrade the country's railways including high-speed rail that would eventually link with China as part of an eight-year plan to improve infrastructure, officials said Wednesday. ...more

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A London law firm is initiating legal proceedings against British Airways over allegations that one of its pilots sexually abused 16 girls in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania during layovers.Leigh Day lawyer Nichola Marshall said ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of people are trekking to a Bavarian farmer's field to check out a mysterious set of crop circles.The ornate design was discovered by a balloonist last week and news of the find quickly spread online.Farmer Christo ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Fueled by healthier consumer spending, the U.S. economy grew in the second half of last year at the strongest pace in a decade and more than previously estimated, new government data show.Revised data released Wednesday also su ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in second quarter after sharp contraction in winter. ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — World markets were mostly higher Wednesday ahead of U.S. economic data, while cheery earnings from major Japanese companies such as Honda Motor Co. boosted Asian stocks.KEEPING SCORE: In morning trade in Europe, Germany's DAX inched ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Fueled by healthier consumer spending, the U.S. economy grew in the second half of last year at the strongest pace in a decade and more than previously estimated, new government data show.The revised data also suggest a possibl ...more

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MUMBAI, India (AP) — The world's largest online retailer is facing off in India against a new name in e-commerce that was founded by former Amazon employees.Amazon.com Inc. said Wednesday it will invest $2 billion to expand its Indian business, ...more

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LONDON (AP) — The CEO of Barclays said having provisions to claw back bankers' bonuses, as outlined by regulators on Wednesday, is a good idea in principle.The Bank of England published new rules Wednesday to punish executives who misbehave. The ...more