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AP News - Aug 27, 2015 12:49 AM

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Thursday after Wall Street soared overnight, breaking a six-day string of losses. The recovery brought a measure of relief to many investors, although experts warned that more volatility could be ahead.The Shangh ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2015 11:50 PM

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese property and cinema giant Dalian Wanda Group said Thursday that it is buying the company that owns the Ironman triathlon brand and race series as it forecasts explosive demand in China for the sport.Wanda is paying $650 ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2015 8:56 PM

Long before he filmed himself gunning down a TV reporter and cameraman during a live broadcast Wednesday, the man identified as the killer traced a twisted and volatile career path that saw him fired from at least two stations for conflicts with co-wor ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2015 8:54 PM

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuadoreans are already contending with a rumbling, ash-spewing volcano and rising living costs because they use the appreciating U.S. dollar as their currency.Now they've been told that Ecuador's oil — its principal export ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2015 8:03 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — The maker of Sara Lee, Nature's Harvest and other brands is recalling about 48,000 packages of bread sold in 11 states because they may contain fragments of glass from a broken light bulb at a company factory.Bimbo Bakeries said ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2015 6:26 PM

U.S. stocks closed sharply higher Wednesday, giving the stock market its best day in close to four years. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 619 points, or 4 percent. Stocks rebounded from a six-day slump that was prompted by concerns about the h ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2015 6:14 PM

ABOARD AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 1223 (AP) — Airline fare wars are making a comeback.Don't expect widespread sales or cheap flights home for Thanksgiving. But a number of cities are seeing ridiculously low prices at off-peak hours — prices the in ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2015 4:56 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It will be a less profitable year for farmers as low grain, milk and hog prices cut into income, U.S. Department of Agriculture officials say.The abundance of grain leftover from last year's crop and 2015's anticipated ha ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2015 4:50 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Agricultural business giant Monsanto is abandoning its takeover bid for competitor Syngenta AG after the Swiss chemical producer rejected its latest offer of nearly $47 billion.A combination with Basel-based Syngenta would have ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2015 4:25 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:NYSECameron International Corp., up $17.46 to $59.93Rival Schlumberger Ltd. is buying the oilfie ...more