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LPGA Tour pro Ariya Jutanugarn is embraced by her sister and fellow pro Moriya Jutanugarn after sinking a birdie putt on the eighteenth hole to claim outright victory during the final round of the CME Group Tour Championship at Tiburón Golf Club Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017 in Naples, Fla. Jutanugarn won the tournament with a score of fifteen-under par. (Luke Franke/Naples Daily News via AP)
November 19, 2017 - 6:37 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Lexi Thompson never had a putt so short that was potentially worth so much. She had a one-shot lead when she settled over a 2-foot par putt on the final hole Sunday at the CME Group Tour Championship. A victory would be worth $500,000 in prize money and $1 million in a bonus...
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November 19, 2017 - 4:03 pm
MORGANTON, N.C. (AP) — A poultry company in western North Carolina says it has installed cameras in the plant where live birds are present after a federal report found 33 inhumane violations. The Morganton News Herald reports the U.S. Agriculture Department found the violations at Case Farms' plant...
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November 19, 2017 - 6:39 am
BOSTON (AP) — They may not be mad about reefer, but a growing number of Massachusetts communities are leaving their borders open to commercial marijuana businesses, bucking a wave of bans and moratoriums that followed voter approval of legal recreational pot. Recent votes in several cities and...
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Michelle Wie putts on the 18th hole during the third round of the CME Group Tour Championship golf tournament at Tiburon Golf Club, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 in Naples, Fla. (Luke Franke/Naples Daily News via AP)
November 18, 2017 - 5:12 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Sung Hyun Park was in the palmetto bushes, near the base of the tree, in the bunkers and going nowhere in the CME Group Tour Championship. Perhaps most surprising at the end of the day was that Park was no longer in the lead. What looked to be a victory lap for the 24-year-old...
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President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he walks with Vice President Mike Pence as he departs Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Trump urged House Republicans Thursday to approve a near $1.5 trillion tax overhaul as the party prepared to drive the measure through the House. Across the Capitol, Democrats pointed to new numbers showing the Senate version of the plan would boost taxes on lower and middle-income Americans. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 18, 2017 - 12:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses — like President Donald Trump and his family — do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed this week by the House. Want to toast the anticipated tax win with...
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November 17, 2017 - 6:15 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A new report on recalls of potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators shows that automakers have replaced only 43 percent of the faulty parts even though recalls have been under way for more than 15 years. The report, issued Friday by an independent monitor who is keeping tabs on...
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Sung Hyun Park hits on the first hole during the second round during the second round of the CME Group Tour Championship golf tournament at Tiburon Golf Club, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 in Naples, Fla. (Luke Franke/Naples Daily News via AP)
November 17, 2017 - 5:33 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Golf felt so easy to Sung Hyun Park that only when she took out her card to catch up on her scores did she realize she had closed out the front nine with five straight birdies at the CME Group Tour Championship. Park kept right on attacking. The 24-year-old from South Korea...
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November 17, 2017 - 4:55 pm
Retailers and smaller U.S. companies jumped again Friday as they continued to report strong third-quarter results, but technology companies and other big U.S. corporations couldn't add to the previous day's gains. On Friday: The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 6.79 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2...
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November 17, 2017 - 4:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday: Ross Stores Inc., up $6.56 to $72.25 The discount retailer raised its forecast for the rest of the year. Foot Locker Inc., up $8.97 to $40.82 The sporting goods retailer said it might surpass its annual profit and sales...
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President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he walks with Vice President Mike Pence as he departs Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Trump urged House Republicans Thursday to approve a near $1.5 trillion tax overhaul as the party prepared to drive the measure through the House. Across the Capitol, Democrats pointed to new numbers showing the Senate version of the plan would boost taxes on lower and middle-income Americans. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 17, 2017 - 4:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses — like President Donald Trump and his family — do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed this week by the House. Want to toast the anticipated tax win with...
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