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WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories fell in May by the largest amount in three months, while a key category that signals business investment plans dropped for a second month.Factory orders declined 1 percent in May from April, when orders ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese soccer team Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao, owned by e-commerce giant Alibaba and one of the country's biggest property developers, could become the first club listed in Asia after applying to the Chinese stock market.Everg ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Arron Afflalo is about to team up with Carmelo Anthony again.A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that Afflalo has accepted a two-year, $16 million offer from the New York Knicks. The person spok ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International officials say the airport will host a projected 327,170 passengers during the holiday weekend.In a statement Wednesday, the airport says this represents a 14 percent increase over the same ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but the level of applications is still low and points to an improving job market.The Labor Department says weekly applications rose 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 281,00 ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — US unemployment rate falls to 5.3 percent as employers add 223,000 jobs in June. ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — The German government is scrapping plans for a levy on the most-polluting coal-fired power stations and will instead phase some of the plants out.The Economy Ministry said Thursday that 13 percent of Germany's total lignite-burning ...more

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TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A pilot described by colleagues as nervous and hasty mistakenly throttled down a still-running engine following a glitch with the other engine in an airline crash that killed 43 people in Taiwan in February, flight safety official ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Spanish-language broadcasting company Univision Holdings Inc. filed plans Thursday to launch an initial public offering of its stock.The New York-based company said Thursday that it expects to raise up to $100 million in the offe ...more

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PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Tesla's second-quarter deliveries surged 52 percent to set a company record exceeding 11,000 vehicles.The Palo Alto, California, electric car maker surpassed 10,000 vehicles for the first time in the first three months o ...more