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AP News - 9 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the Great Recession complicated the Fed's ability to assess the U.S. job market and made it harder to determine when to adjust interest rates.Yellen's remarks to an annual Fed ...more

AP News - 10 mins ago

DAVYDO-MYKILSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without Kiev's approval, saying it had lost patience with the Ukrainian government's stalling tactics. Ukraine called the move a "direct i ...more

AP News - 10 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were little changed Friday after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unsure on how the nation's most important financial voice feels about raising interest rates in the coming months.KEEPING SCORE ...more

AP News - 22 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Aug. 20 about lending to women-owned businesses, Maria Coyne, head of small business banking at KeyBank, was quoted by The Associated Press as saying the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. examines banks' lending records and mak ...more

AP News - 25 mins ago

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish TV network has apologized to Costa Rica for using the Central American country's national anthem to promote a comedy show.TV4 is using the anthem in a trailer for "Parlamentet," a popular game show featuring some of Sw ...more

AP News - 28 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The central bankers meeting this week at their annual conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, aren't exactly in sync. Many are taking steps that clash with the policies of others.The Federal Reserve is preparing to reduce its econ ...more

AP News - 36 mins ago

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Fido can feast with you now when you go out to eat in California.Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday said he signed a bill permitting pet dogs at restaurants with outdoor spaces. It doesn't force restaurants to allow dogs, but ...more

Reuters News - 38 mins ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ace Bayou Corp is recalling about 2.2 million beanbag chairs after the suffocation deaths of two children, the company and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Friday. Zippers on the chairs can be opened ...more

Reuters News - 42 mins ago

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago police are investigating the killing of a 9-year-old boy, and a local Catholic church is offering $5,000 for information leading to his killer's arrest, police and church officials said on Thursd ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

By Aija Krutaine RIGA, Aug 22 (Reuters) - The Baltic states and Poland must invest in military infrastructure so they can host troops from other NATO nations for training or in case of crisis, Latvia’s defense minister said on Friday. ...more