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AP News - 13 hours ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed in early trading Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for December delivery lost 5.50 cents to $4.7340 a bushel; December corn was .50 cent lower at $3.67 a bushel; December oats were .25 cent high ...more

AP News - 13 hours ago

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — General Mills is selling its Green Giant and Le Sueur vegetable businesses to B&G Foods Inc. for about $765 million in cash.The company has been trying to adapt to shifting U.S. tastes, including a move away from many pack ...more

AP News - 14 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to the lowest level in five months as exports posted a small gain while imports declined, reflecting a big drop in shipments of consumer goods such as cell phones.The deficit narrowed to $41. ...more

AP News - 15 hours ago

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A lost, overgrown sheep found in Australian scrubland was shorn for perhaps the first time on Thursday, yielding 40 kilograms (89 pounds) of wool — the equivalent of 30 sweaters — and shedding almost half his body weight. ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A lost, overgrown sheep found in Australian scrubland was shorn for perhaps the first time on Thursday, yielding 40 kilograms (89 pounds) of wool — the equivalent of 30 sweaters — and shedding almost half his body weight. ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

DERBY, England (AP) — Derby's American owners have sold the English second-tier club to a local businessman who made a fortune through the "Candy Crush Saga" mobile game.Former Detroit Pistons executive Andy Appleby fronted the takeover seven ye ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Officials from more than 30 nations and 40 international organizations gathered in the Afghan capital Thursday for a regional economic conference to explore ways of rebuilding the country after more than 40 years of war.

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AP News - 18 hours ago

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A court in Bangladesh's capital indicted the two owners of a garment factory and 11 others on homicide charges Thursday for a 2012 fire that killed 112 workers.It is the first time that factory owners have been prosecute ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 10:46 PM

DILLINGHAM, Alaska (AP) — This oh-my moment was nowhere on the official schedule for President Barack Obama's visit to Alaska: salmon spawning on his shoes."You see that?" Obama declared Wednesday as he gripped a fish with two hands. "Something' ...more

AP News - Sep 02, 2015 8:06 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — China's slowdown, volatile financial markets and tumbling raw-materials prices have raised the risks to economic growth around the world, the International Monetary Fund reported Wednesday.In an assessment of threats published ...more



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