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AP News - May 01, 2015 8:15 AM

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An officer at a Philippine electric company has urged customers to turn off major appliances to help prevent outages that have recently plagued his province so people can watch the much-awaited fight between Filipino boxer Ma ...more

AP News - May 01, 2015 8:15 AM

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An officer at a Philippine electric company has urged customers to turn off major appliances to help prevent outages that have recently plagued his province so people can watch the much-awaited fight between Filipino boxer Ma ...more

AP News - May 01, 2015 6:34 AM

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Pilots at Portugal's state-owned national airline have begun a 10-day strike, forcing flight cancellations as they press their demand to be given up to a 20 percent stake in the company when it is privatized later this year. ...more

AP News - May 01, 2015 6:08 AM

BEIJING (AP) — Manufacturing in China barely grew in April, continuing sluggish recent performance in the world's second biggest economy.Data compiled by the country's National Bureau of Statistics and the China Federation of Logistics and Purch ...more

AP News - May 01, 2015 12:55 AM

BALUA, Nepal (AP) — After roughing it five nights in the rain, the 60-year-old woman finally had a plastic sheet over her head.Sukhmaya Tamang had walked about 12 miles (20 kilometers) in flip-flops on mountain paths to get the emergency kit to ...more

AP News - May 01, 2015 12:47 AM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — All across Argentina's capital, lodged between the steakhouses, ice cream shops and pizzerias, is an abundance of something that is becoming scarce in many nations: bookstores.From hole-in-the-wall joints with used ...more

AP News - May 01, 2015 12:40 AM

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's core inflation rate edged up in March and unemployment eased slightly, according to data released Friday, offering glimmers of promise for the world's No. 3 economy as it struggles to get growth back on track after years of stagnat ...more

AP News - Apr 30, 2015 8:43 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Dumping social media stocks that show any sign of weakness is trending on Wall Street.Shares of LinkedIn Corp. plunged 21 percent in after-hours trading Thursday after the professional networking service gave a disappointing outl ...more

AP News - Apr 30, 2015 7:10 PM

Airlines are making big profits, and CEOs are cashing in.Delta Air Lines Inc. disclosed Thursday that CEO Richard Anderson got a 22 percent increase in compensation last year, to nearly $17.6 million.That put Anderson ahead of the CEOs of ...more

AP News - Apr 30, 2015 5:38 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dressed in a Navy blue tuxedo with shiny black lapels, Andrew Wiggins certainly looked the part while collecting his NBA rookie of the year award Thursday.He looked even better on the court in his first season in the league. ...more