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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly half think the U.S. military response in Iraq and Syria has not gone far enough, according to an Associate ...more

AP News - Oct 24, 2014 3:33 PM

Certain models of Arctic Cat's all-terrain vehicles are being recalled because a component failure can cause a loss of control.Here is a more detailed look:ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLESDETAILS: Model year 2008 and 2009 Arctic Cat single-rid ...more

AP News - Oct 24, 2014 3:13 PM

DALLAS (AP) — UPS might levy surcharges or even turn away some holiday shipments this year if retailers surprise the delivery giant by dropping off more packages than they had planned.UPS executives discussed the possibilities Friday as they det ...more

AP News - Oct 24, 2014 1:28 PM

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March.Still, the agency warned it's not clear whe ...more

AP News - Oct 24, 2014 12:48 PM

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for now it's a serious drag on profits.Net income dropped 34 percent to $835 million in the third quarter, ...more

AP News - Oct 24, 2014 12:13 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of new homes were nearly flat in September, after the government sharply revised downward what was initially an August surge in buying.New-home sales edged up 0.2 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual ra ...more

AP News - Oct 24, 2014 10:57 AM

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Dec delivery was unchanged at $5.2675 a bushel; Dec corn was 1.75 cents lower at $3.58 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.605 a bushel; ...more

AP News - Oct 24, 2014 10:02 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chiquita shareholders have rejected plans to merge with Irish fruit importer Fyffes that would have made the world's largest banana supplier.Chiquita Brands International Inc. said Friday that the shareholders didn't appro ...more

AP News - Oct 24, 2014 9:19 AM

BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron insisted Friday he would not pay a European Union bill for an additional 2.1 billion euro ($2.65 billion) contribution to the EU coffers at a time of increasing pressure at home for the country to le ...more

AP News - Oct 24, 2014 9:01 AM

ATLANTA (AP) — UPS is expecting an 11 percent jump in December shipments as the holiday shopping season heats up.The company recently is hiring up to 95,000 people to handle the tremendous volume this year, way up from the 55,000 seasonal worker ...more