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AP News - Aug 31, 2015 4:57 PM

Stocks fell moderately on Monday, as a spike in crude oil prices helped offset steeper declines. The Standard & Poor's 500 index ended August down 6.3 percent, its worst showing since May 2012.For the day:The Dow fell 114.98 points, o ...more

AP News - Aug 31, 2015 4:41 PM

CAIRO (AP) — The discovery of a huge gas field off Egypt's coast promises to ease a long-running fuel crisis and boost the economy after years of unrest, but it will take years to develop and won't bring Gulf-style riches to the Arab world's most popul ...more

AP News - Aug 31, 2015 4:41 PM

TORONTO (AP) — The ownership of the Toronto Blue Jays said Monday it would "love" to keep general manager Alex Anthopoulos and has been in discussions about extending his contract.The news comes on the day Rogers Communications announced the hir ...more

AP News - Aug 31, 2015 3:50 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is leaning on Cisco Systems' Internet networking expertise in its latest attempt to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers.The alliance announced Monday calls for Cisco to ensure that corporate Internet con ...more

AP News - Aug 31, 2015 3:34 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for December delivery was up 1.25 cents to $4.85 a bushel; December corn gained .25 cent to 3.7525 a bushel; December oats were up 1.75 cents to 2.3025 a bushel; ...more

AP News - Aug 31, 2015 12:51 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is introducing an application that will connect Android smartwatches with Apple's iPhone, escalating the rivals' battle to strap their technology on people's wrists.The move thrusts Google on to Apple's turf in an att ...more

AP News - Aug 31, 2015 12:27 PM

A National Labor Relations Board ruling that modified the definition of an employer could hurt small businesses including franchises and subcontractors, according to industry groups that advocate for those companies.The NLRB decision Thursday ca ...more

AP News - Aug 31, 2015 9:17 AM

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota tourism industry is surging this year, spurred on by good weather, low gas prices and landmark events such as the 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, officials say.Expectations for 2015 have been high because of k ...more

AP News - Aug 31, 2015 9:16 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 1,200-year-old Native American ceremonial site in northern New Mexico and the post office that served scientists following the Manhattan Project are among the latest locations to make the National Register of Historic Places. ...more

AP News - Aug 31, 2015 8:51 AM

TOKYO (AP) — The Hotel Okura, a favored Tokyo lodging for U.S. presidents, movie stars and other celebrities, is closing the doors of its landmark half-century-old main building on Monday to make way for a pair of glass towers ahead of the 2020 Olympic ...more