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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks mostly rose Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, after Wall Street hit new highs and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index closed above the 30,000 level for the first time in over 10 years. Trading was slowing, however, ahead of the two-day U.S. break for the Thanksgiving holiday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 22, 2017 - 4:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks mostly slipped away from their latest record highs Wednesday as the two former halves of Hewlett-Packard both tumbled, while falling interest rates helped phone companies but hurt banks. The price of oil jumped on reports OPEC and a group of other countries might extend...
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November 22, 2017 - 4:27 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is rethinking protection plans for sage grouse in six Western states after a U.S. court agreed with mining companies and others that the agency illegally created some safeguards in Nevada. The agency announced Tuesday that it's working with the U.S...
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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) is hit by Denver Broncos strong safety Justin Simmons (31) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
November 22, 2017 - 4:05 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal appeals court has spiked an Ohio couple's case against companies that distributed an erotic fiction book about a woman's desire for New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling Tuesday upheld a lower court's dismissal of the case...
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This Monday, June 19, 2017, photo shows a user signing in to Facebook on an iPad, in North Andover, Mass. Facebook says it will show users if they followed or "liked" Russia propaganda accounts on its service or on Instagram. The company said Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, it will launch a portal to let people see which accounts of the Internet Research Agency they followed between January 2015 and August 2017, when the pages were shut down. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
November 22, 2017 - 3:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says it will show users if they followed or 'liked' Russia propaganda accounts on its service or on Instagram. The company said Wednesday it will launch a portal to let people see which accounts of the Internet Research Agency they followed between January 2015 and August...
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November 22, 2017 - 1:22 pm
MASHPEE, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts tribe that broke bread with the Pilgrims is calling on President Donald Trump to honor his commitment to Native Americans. Mashpee Wampanoag (MASH'-pee WAHM'-puh-nawg) Tribe Chairman Cedric Cromwell said Wednesday the administration needs to "do right" by his...
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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2001, file photo, smoke billows from one of the towers of the World Trade Center and flames as debris explodes from the second tower in New York. Insurers for defendants including American Airlines and United Airlines have agreed to pay $95 million to pay developer Larry Silverstein and World Trade Center Properties to settle claims that security lapses led planes to be hijacked in the Sept. 11 attacks. (AP Photo/Chao Soi Cheong, File)
November 22, 2017 - 1:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Insurers for American Airlines, United Airlines and other aviation defendants have agreed to pay $95 million to settle claims that security lapses led planes to be hijacked in the Sept. 11 attacks. The settlement was described in papers filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court...
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November 22, 2017 - 11:59 am
The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 11:45 a.m. Major stock indexes are mostly lower on Wall Street in quiet trading ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP both fell sharply Wednesday, and Rockwell Automation fell 1.3 percent...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2016 file photo, host Charlie Rose, left, and President, CBS News, David Rhodes, participate in the "CBS This Morning" panel at the CBS 2016 Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. Veteran news host Rose's firing at CBS makes him the latest in a string of prominent journalists felled abruptly by accusations of sexual misconduct. Rhodes said Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, that the network's credibility in its reporting requires credibility in the way it deals with misbehavior inside the network. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
November 22, 2017 - 11:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The morning show where Charlie Rose worked until being fired Tuesday is reporting that two women at CBS News claim that Rose grabbed them inappropriately, with one saying he also whispered a sexual innuendo. The accusations came to light after CBS News President David Rhodes fired...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, a sign marks a pick-up point for the Uber car service at LaGuardia Airport in New York. Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers. The revelation Tuesday marks the latest stain on Uber's reputation. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
November 22, 2017 - 10:00 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers. So far, there's no evidence that the data taken has been misused, according to a...
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In this photo taken with light reflections on a pot German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
November 22, 2017 - 9:54 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's center-left Social Democrats are under pressure to halt the country's drift toward a new election after ruling out a repeat of their outgoing coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel. The Social Democrats were the junior partners in Merkel's government of the past four years...
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