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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly higher Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for December delivery was off 4.50 cents to $4.8975 a bushel; December corn rose 1.75 cents to 3.75 a bushel; December oats were up 6.25 cents to 2.22 a ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration released its proposal Thursday for naming lower-cost biotech drugs, a critical step in creating a market for the new class of medicines.These quasi-generic biotech drugs have the potential to sa ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A new report estimates Apple shipped 3.6 million watches in the last quarter — more than some analysts have estimated and enough to change the competitive landscape for fitness bands and other wearable gadgets.Apple shipped ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Sprint is offering DirecTV customers one free year of cellphone service in a bold move aimed at the satellite TV company's new owner, AT&T.AT&T, which bought DirecTV for $48.5 billion in July, has been promoting a bundle ...more

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Leidy Echeverri fled the Colombian countryside six years ago with her toddler in tow after a paramilitary group threatened her husband's life. Now she's again taken her children and run, this time in the other direction, amid ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — By thinking small, a group of South African scientists may have pioneered solar technology that has stumped Internet giant Google.The Helio100 project, based at Stellenbosch University in the Western Cape province, is a cost- ...more

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Business travelers to London always have plenty of options for exploring the city after the workday is done. But this fall, visitors have a few special evening activities to choose from in addition to the usual possibilities like the London Eye (open u ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's civil aviation minister says he is replacing EgyptAir's chairman in a bid to return the company to profitability, after it accumulated over a billion dollars in losses since the 2011 uprising that toppled longtime autocrat Hosni Mu ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates dropped this week to their lowest levels since May, in a week marked by turmoil in global markets that was stoked by economic developments in China.Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday ...more

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins — the continent's only species of the flightless bird — are at risk of extinction.As shoals of ancho ...more