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DETROIT (AP) — Big discounts on pickup trucks kept U.S. auto sales strong in September.General Motors Co. and Chrysler Group led the industry with 19-percent sales increases over last September. Toyota sales rose 2 percent, while Ford and Volksw ...more

AP News - 18 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Marine jailed in Mexico on charges of bringing weapons into the country tried to kill himself after receiving threats of rape, torture and execution, his tearful mother told a House panel Wednesday. She said her son was suffering an ...more

AP News - 19 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pressed each other politely but firmly Wednesday to address areas of tension in their relationship, with U.S. president calling for an end to Palestinian civilian de ...more

AP News - 20 mins ago

Pope hails Benedict, other elderly at Vatican festVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has hailed the value of the elderly, including his predecessor Benedict XVI, who joined him at a ceremony in St. Peter's Square honoring the contribution of grand ...more

AP News - 21 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Burned by the stock-market crash during the financial crisis, investors have poured a trillion dollars into bond funds in the past six years. They like the interest payments that bonds throw off, and that their prices barely move day to ...more

AP News - 26 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks sank in midday trading Wednesday as disappointing economic data in the U.S. and Europe weighed on investors' minds. Airlines stocks fell as investors feared that news of the first case of Ebola being diagnosed in the U.S. wo ...more

AP News - 28 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — A bottleneck is building in the global market for bonds.Main Street investors have poured a trillion dollars into bonds since the financial crisis, and helped send prices soaring. As fund managers and regulators fret about an ine ...more

AP News - 32 mins ago

CINCINNATI (AP) — A staff member with the University of Cincinnati football team plans to appeal his firing after being arrested on a misdemeanor sexual abuse charge in northern Kentucky.James Noll, an attorney for Antrione Archer, said in a sta ...more

AP News - 38 mins ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco will pay $15 million to the family of a woman who was fatally struck by a city pickup truck while she lay with her baby in a public park.The San Francisco Chronicle (http://bit.ly/1wY9WJI ) reports that the Boa ...more

AP News - 41 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are sliding in midday trading, putting the market on course for its third loss in a row.The Dow Jones industrial average slumped 164 points, or 1 percent, to 16,878 as of noon Eastern time Wednesday.The Standard &am ...more