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President Donald Trump departs O'Hare International Airport after speaking at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference and Exposition, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
October 31, 2019 - 8:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that the U.S. and China are working to secure a new site to sign a tentative trade truce and the location will be announced soon. U.S. and Chinese negotiators wanted to finalize the deal in time for Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping to...
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Mitch Kelly
October 31, 2019 - 6:06 am
The parent company of the Smith's Food And Drug store chain is once again accepting Visa credit cards.
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in Washington. "While internet advertising is incredibly powerful and very effective for commercial advertisers, that power brings significant risks to politics, where it can be used to influence votes to affect the lives of millions," Dorsey said Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in a series of tweets announcing Twitters new policy of banning all political advertising from its service. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Associated Press
October 30, 2019 - 11:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter announced an end Wednesday to political campaign and issue ads on its service, calling it an important step in reducing the flow of election-related misinformation. But some of its users might face an unintended consequence or two. Among those potentially affected could...
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FILE - In this June 3, 2019, file photo Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, and chief design officer Jonathan Ive look at a Mac Pro in the display room at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif. Apple Inc. reports financial earns on Wednesday, Oct. 30. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Associated Press
October 30, 2019 - 3:53 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is still running a well-oiled moneymaking machine despite cooling demand for its hottest product, the iPhone. Sales and revenue in the July-September quarter exceeded Wall Street estimates as Apple's newest iPhones got off to a better start than expected, even though the...
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FILE - In this June 19, 2019, file photo the Washington news conference of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell appears on television screen on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the rate decision of the Federal Reserve. The Fed concludes its two-day meeting Wednesday, Oct. 30. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Associated Press
October 30, 2019 - 11:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate Wednesday for the third time this year to try to sustain the economic expansion in the face of global threats. But it hinted that it won't likely cut again this year. The Fed's move reduces the short-term rate it controls — which...
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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2019, file photo, Daisy Ronco waits in line to apply for a job with Marshalls during a job fair at Dolphin Mall in Miami. On Wednesday, Oct. 30, payroll processor ADP reports on how many jobs its survey estimates U.S. companies added in October. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
Associated Press
October 30, 2019 - 5:56 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. businesses added a mere 125,000 jobs in October, a slowdown in hiring driven in part by job cuts in manufacturing and construction. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that hiring in September was also revised down sharply to 93,000 jobs from the initial report of 135,000...
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FILE - In this July 22, 2019, the container ship Kota Ekspres is unloaded at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif. On Wednesday, Oct. 30, the Commerce Department issues the first estimate of how the U.S. economy performed in the July-September quarter. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
Associated Press
October 30, 2019 - 5:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy slowed to a modest growth rate of 1.9% in the summer as consumer spending downshifted and businesses continued to trim their investments in response to trade war uncertainty and a weakening global economy. The Commerce Department reported that the July-September...
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Mitch Kelly
October 29, 2019 - 9:19 am
Yahoo Sports has entered into a historic partnership with MGM Resorts and Roar Digital, a joint venture between global gaming industry leaders MGM Resorts and GVC Holdings, to power sports betting for Yahoo Sports and create collaborative content experiences and live events.
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FILE - In this July 22, 2019, file photo a sale pending sign stands in front of a house in North Andover, Mass. On Tuesday, Oct. 29, the National Association of Realtors releases its September report on pending home sales, which are seen as a barometer of future purchases. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
Associated Press
October 29, 2019 - 8:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in September, a sign that the housing market is still benefiting from lower mortgage rates. The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that its pending home sales index rose 1.5% from August to September to 108.7, its highest...
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FILE - This Oct. 16, 2019, file photo shows a sign at a General Motors facility in Langhorne, Pa. General Motors reports financial earns Tuesday, Oct. 29. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Associated Press
October 29, 2019 - 7:08 am
DETROIT (AP) — Only two weeks of a lengthy strike against General Motors happened in the third quarter, but that was enough to dent the company's net profit by about $1 billion. GM reported Tuesday that its third-quarter net income fell 7% as a strike by the United Auto Workers union brought its U...
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