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NEW YORK (AP) — It hasn't been an easy week in social media, despite double-digit revenue growth from Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Investors are looking beyond headline numbers and finding reasons to sell.Not even Facebook, with stronger-than ...more

AP News - 6 hours ago

ATLANTA (AP) — The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff on the eve of the trade deadline, completing a 13-player deal with the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins that sent two starters and two relievers to the NL West leaders on ...more

AP News - 7 hours ago

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Swiss pharmaceuticals company Roche confirmed Friday it is being investigated by anti-corruption prosecutors looking for evidence that drug companies offered doctors vacations and other incentives in exchange for prescribing c ...more

AP News - 8 hours ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures mixed Friday early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for September delivery was 2.75 cents higher at $4.9925 a bushel; December corn was .25 cent lower at $3.8350 a bushel; December oats were 4 cents higher ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer sentiment slipped this month but remains at healthy levels, the University of Michigan said Friday.Michigan's index of consumer sentiment fell to 93.1 in July from 96.1 the previous month.Richard Curtin, ch ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese judicial committee has decided that three former utility executives should face criminal charges and stand trial for their alleged negligence in the Fukushima nuclear disaster.A document released Friday showed the committ ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese analysts are warning that the country's feeble economy and overburdened welfare programs are at risk from a potentially massive return of emigrants who left in search of jobs during the eurozone's recent financial cri ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Exxon Mobil Corp. profit dropped by half in the second quarter on sharply lower oil and gas prices around the world, but the company's oil and gas production, which has been generally declining in recent years, surged.The company ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

ATLANTA (AP) — UPS will spend $1.8 billion to acquire Coyote Logistics as it maneuvers for a slice of the burgeoning freight brokerage business.Coyote has helped support UPS in the past during the busy holiday season, the last two of which have ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is opening an in-depth probe into whether FedEx's proposed $4.9 billion takeover of Dutch company TNT would strangle competition in the massive market for small package deliveries.EU Antitrust chief Margrethe V ...more



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