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AP News - Feb 10, 2016 7:45 AM

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Three Taiwanese construction company executives were detained on charges of professional negligence resulting in death following the collapse of an apartment building that killed dozens, prosecutors said Wednesday.While no ...more

AP News - Feb 10, 2016 7:44 AM

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Nissan reported Wednesday a 25 percent increase in fiscal third-quarter profit to 127.2 billion yen ($1.1 billion) on strong sales.Nissan Motor Co. reported a 101.8 billion yen profit for the October-December peri ...more

AP News - Feb 10, 2016 7:08 AM

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Searchers at a South African mine on Wednesday struggled to reach three missing workers in a mobile office container that was buried under thousands of tons of rock last week.There were "some signs of life" during rescue oper ...more

AP News - Feb 10, 2016 6:00 AM

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Deutsche Bank shares have rebounded strongly after a news report that the bank may buy back some of its own bonds to strengthen its finances.Shares rose 15 percent to 15.27 euros Wednesday in midday trading in Europe, f ...more

AP News - Feb 10, 2016 4:43 AM

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Three Taiwanese construction company executives have been detained on charges of professional negligence resulting in death following the collapse of an apartment building in an earthquake, killing dozens.The district prose ...more

AP News - Feb 10, 2016 2:50 AM

HELSINKI (AP) — Carlsberg says poor sales in Europe more than halved its fourth-quarter profit despite a slight increase in overall revenue, and the Danish brewer gave a guarded outlook for the year.Describing 2015 as a "mixed and challenging ye ...more

AP News - Feb 09, 2016 8:54 PM

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An Indian-American actor and designer who wasn't allowed to board a Mexico City-to-New York flight after refusing to remove his turban said Tuesday that he is satisfied with an apology from the airline.Waris Ahluwalia said he ...more

AP News - Feb 09, 2016 7:56 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ESPN, the sports network that drives Disney's profit engine, has hit a soft patch. Subscribers have fallen by about 7.2 million over the last three years, according to Nielsen, and it's coming off a round of layoffs in the latest qua ...more

AP News - Feb 09, 2016 7:22 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government should issue more stringent rules for how rechargeable batteries are shipped on planes to prevent uncontrollable fires, the chairman of a federal accident investigations board said Tuesday.Lithium-ion batteries s ...more

AP News - Feb 09, 2016 7:10 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Viacom Inc. CEO Philippe Dauman defended himself in a testy exchange with analysts during a quarterly earnings conference call Tuesday after the media company behind MTV and Paramount Pictures missed revenue expectations for the fift ...more