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What to expect as May starts untangling the UK from the EU

Home Secretary Theresa May is set to become Britain's new prime minister Wednesday when David Cameron steps down after six years at 10 Downing Street because of his defeat in the country's... Read more »

Published July 12, 2016

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US wholesale inventories up 0.1 percent in May

U.S. wholesale businesses increased their stockpiles by a modest amount in May while growth in their sales slowed slightly. Read more »

Published July 12, 2016

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Burberry names Gobbetti as new CEO to replace Bailey

Burberry PLC replaced Christopher Bailey as its CEO on Monday, ending the project of having him both lead the fashion house and serve as its chief creative officer. Read more »

Published July 11, 2016

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Women more likely than men to face poverty during retirement

During their working years, women tend to earn less than men, and when they retire, they're more likely to live in poverty. Read more »

Published July 10, 2016

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Japan's ruling coalition wins election, promises revival

Japan's ruling coalition was a clear winner in Sunday's parliamentary elections, preliminary results and Japanese media exit polls indicated, paving the way for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to push... Read more »

Published July 10, 2016

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N. Korea's missile likely failed after launch from submarine

North Korea launched a ballistic missile from a submarine but it likely failed in its early stage, the latest in a string of tests that are part of efforts by the North to advance technology... Read more »

Published July 9, 2016

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Players in hunt for Pokemon Go monsters feel real-world pain

Beware: "Pokemon Go," a new smartphone game based on cute Nintendo characters like Squirtle and Pikachu, can be harmful to your health. Read more »

Published July 8, 2016

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Trump hats show challenge of proving products are USA made

Donald Trump's "Make America Great Again" hats proudly tout they are "Made in USA." Not necessarily always the case, an Associated Press review found. Read more »

Published July 8, 2016

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Evidence of British economic downturn piling up

The evidence is growing — Britain's decision to leave the European Union is already hitting the economy. Read more »

Published July 8, 2016

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Peterborough: Brexit, migrants and the last English pub left

The flag of St. George, a dartboard and a plaque honoring British soldiers killed in World War II adorn the walls of the Hand and Heart, the only pub left in one of Peterborough's most... Read more »

Published July 8, 2016

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Consumer Reports: Samsung phone not actually water resistant

Consumer Reports says a Samsung phone that's advertised as being "water resistant" actually isn't. Read more »

Published July 8, 2016

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Average US 30-year mortgage rate falls to new 2016 lows

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week to the lowest level since May 2013, driven down by financial tumult in Europe. Read more »

Published July 7, 2016

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US gives tentative OK to flights to Cuba from 10 US cities

Scheduled commercial airline service to Havana from 10 American cities won tentative government approval Thursday, advancing President Barack Obama's effort to normalize relations with Cuba. Read more »

Published July 7, 2016

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More than 500,000 hoverboards recalled after fires, burns

More than 500,000 hoverboards are being recalled after some of the motorized scooters overheated, burned riders and damaged property. Read more »

Published July 6, 2016

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FBI says it won't recommend charges in Clinton email matter

The FBI won't recommend criminal charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server while secretary of state, agency Director James Comey said Tuesday, lifting a major legal... Read more »

Published July 5, 2016

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Who will take Spain's crown? Euro 2016 down to final 4 teams

The European Championship semifinals promise mouth-watering matchups as the last four teams battle for a berth in the July 10 final and a chance to succeed two-time winner Spain. Read more »

Published July 4, 2016

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When the neighborhood is owned by billion-dollar companies

Many of the single-family homes in the Piedmont Park neighborhood of Apopka, Florida, used to be owned by families — the Vargases and the Townes, the Pierces and the Riddles. Now, they're... Read more »

Published July 3, 2016

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A week after British vote, markets take stock

A week after Britain's shocking vote to leave the European Union, markets seem to have pushed the pause button. Read more »

Published July 3, 2016

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Clinton interviewed by the FBI about private email server

Hillary Clinton was interviewed by the FBI about her use of a private email server as secretary of state, her campaign said Saturday, as federal investigators neared the end of the probe that has... Read more »

Published July 2, 2016

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Retrofitted bus provides studio for Native American artists

In this sprawling expanse of South Dakota badlands, dozens of families make ends meet by creating and selling earrings, paintings, decorated feathers, moccasins and other crafts. This community's... Read more »

Published July 2, 2016

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ZeekRewards founder heads to trial over $900 million scam

A veteran of the multi-level marketing business is going on trial on federal charges related to what government investigators called a $900 million scam that bilked 1 million people across the... Read more »

Published July 2, 2016

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Chicago park defender battles 'Star Wars' creator George Lucas and wins

The head of a small nonprofit that stood its ground and blocked "Star Wars" creator George Lucas' private museum. Read more »

Published July 2, 2016

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Apple sued in China over showing of war film from the 1990s

Apple is being sued by a subsidiary of China's broadcasting regulator over a propaganda film more than 20 years old, in the latest legal wrangling for the tech giant in China in recent weeks. Read more »

Published July 2, 2016

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WWI soldiers mingle with commuters in artist's Somme tribute

British commuters were met by the eerie sight of World War I soldiers in uniform as they made their way to work Friday, the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme. Read more »

Published July 1, 2016

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Fatal Telsa crash shows limits of self-driving technology

The U.S. government is investigating the first reported death of a driver whose car was in self-driving mode when he crashed. Joshua D. Brown, 40, died May 7 when his Tesla Model S, which was... Read more »

Published July 1, 2016

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