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DETROIT (AP) — Big discounts helped keep U.S. auto sales sizzling in July.General Motors, Ford, Nissan and Chrysler all reported big gains as the major automakers reported July sales Friday.Industry sales were expected to rise 5 percent ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Survey: US manufacturing expands strongly in July, 14th straight monthly gain. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday condemned violations of the internationally-brokered Gaza cease-fire by Palestinian militants and said the apparent abduction of an Israeli soldier would be a "barbaric" and "absolutely outrageous" a ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Construction spending falls 1.8 percent in June, biggest decline in more than 3 years. ...more

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CHUBBUCK, Idaho (AP) — The name has been released of a 5-year-old eastern Idaho girl who died after being shot by another 5-year-old in what police say is an accidental shooting.Noelle Aston Shawver of Blackfoot died Wednesday after visiting a h ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are stabilizing a day after a steep drop as investors were encouraged by the latest wave of hiring.Decent earnings reports from several major U.S. companies gave investors more reasons to pick up stocks.Procter ...more

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Bassem Abul Qumbus looked in despair at the wreck of his home. Shells had punched holes in an upper-floor bedroom. A wall had collapsed into the kitchen. The dozens of baby chicks he'd been raising on the roof were dead, ex ...more

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As General Motors tackles a safety crisis, a look its numbers from June show just how intent the company is on keeping new-car sales on the rise during a record spate of safety recalls.The Detroit automaker has recalled nearly 30 million cars an ...more

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City streets destroyed, transformed into trenches strewn with dirt, ripped pieces of pipe and jagged blocks of concrete. Broken fire trucks turned upside down, twisted soot-covered cars and motorcycles, ripped advertising signs.The site of under ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is worried about fairness in sentencing.Holder says he's concerned about judges relying too heavily on data when they sentence criminal defendants. He says judges in several states have begun factor ...more