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AP News - 7 hours ago

Glass jar candles with lids that can break upon opening are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include lawn mowers with leaky fuel tanks.Here's a more detailed look:GLASS JAR CANDLESDETAILS: The glass jar candles ...more

AP News - 8 hours ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for March delivery fell 8.50 cents to $4.79 a bushel; March corn lost 5.50 cents to 3.6725 a bushel; March oats were off 4 cents to 2.3275 a bushel; while January ...more

AP News - 10 hours ago

Stocks finished mostly higher Friday at the end of a quiet, holiday-shortened week of trading. Telecommunications and financial stocks rose, while oil prices slumped, dragging down energy stocks.For Friday:The Dow Jones industrial average ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — As Mariette Williams waited for her flight from South Florida to Haiti, she paced the departure lounge, folding and re-folding her ticket and clutching the handle of a bag sagging with gifts. She was excited but terrified: ...more

AP News - 12 hours ago

GENEVA (AP) — A Swiss court has convicted in absentia a former employee with international bank HSBC for economic espionage and sentenced him to five years in prison.Herve Falciani, 43, was on trial for leaking bank data that led to a worldwide ...more

AP News - 14 hours ago

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Armed attackers abducted five Polish seamen from a cargo ship in Nigerian waters, Poland's government said Friday.Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski said the five, including the captain and three officers, were abducted ...more

AP News - 15 hours ago

BERLIN (AP) — A closely-watched survey shows German consumers are losing confidence amid growing concerns of an economic slump.The GfK research group said Friday its forward-looking consumer climate index dropped for the fourth month in a row to ...more

AP News - 15 hours ago

LONDON (AP) — European stock markets recouped earlier losses to trade little changed Friday despite an earlier big fall in China's main stock index, which suffered in the wake of news that investigations into the securities industry has widened to incl ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

PRAGUE (AP) — Slovakia's economy minister says his country will join forces with other Central and Eastern members of the European Union to protest a recent deal to expand a pipeline that delivers natural gas directly from Russia to Germany.The ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — In the streets of Maranello, the hometown of Ferrari, the roar of the famed sports car is no longer the occasional bragging right of a proud new owner, but a constant backdrop as a number of test-drive businesses give would-be S ...more