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Mon Jul 21

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New Food Safety Scare for McDonald's, KFC in China

McDonald's Corp. and Yum! Brands Inc., which owns KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, said they were conducting their own investigations.

Wed Jul 16

NL

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TheAssocPress published an article 4:50 PM

Study: Economy Isn't the Only Reason Millennials Delay Homebuying

Study from Trulia shos the major group whose ownership rates suffered because of the downturn is middle-aged Americans.

NL

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TheAssocPress published an article 4:04 PM

VW Overtakes GM to Be No. 2 in Global Auto Sales

GM sales rose nearly 11% in China and 2% in North America. But the gains were offset by falling sales in Europe, South America and other international markets.

NL

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TheAssocPress published an article 3:19 PM

F-35's No-Show at Farnborough Airshow Disappoints

The United States is supposed to build almost 2,500 of the planes. Nine partner countries, including the U.K., Denmark and Italy, are involved in the plane's production, too.

NL

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Apple May Pay $400 Million in Digital Book Settlement

Lawsuits filed on behalf of digital book buyers had been seeking damages of up to $840 million for a price-fixing scheme that a judge ruled had been orchestrated by Apple

NL

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TheAssocPress published an article 2:59 PM

Fed's Beige Book: Growth Described as "Modest" and "Moderate"

Consumer spending had increased in every district with auto sales generally stronger than other retail sales.

NL

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TheAssocPress published an article 9:15 AM

Higher Gasoline Costs Raise U.S. Producer Prices

Overall inflation remains tame.

Tue Jul 15

NL

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TheAssocPress published an article 5:30 PM

Apple, IBM Team Up in Mobile Devices, Applications

The exclusive partnership announced Tuesday calls for the two technology companies to work together on about 100 different mobile applications designed for a wide range of industries.

NL

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TheAssocPress published an article 10:14 AM

U.S. Businesses Rebuild Stockpiles at Steady Pace

Steady inventory rebuilding can bolster economic growth by increasing demand for manufactured goods and boosting factory production.

NL

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TheAssocPress published an article 9:44 AM

Tobacco Buyout Valued at $68.88 per Share for Lorillard Shareholders

It could spur a wave of consolidation in the tobacco business, shrink factories and workforces, and push prices for cigarettes higher even as smokers buy fewer of them.

NL

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TheAssocPress published an article 8:50 AM

U.S. Retail Sales Tick Up Just 0.2% as Consumers Remain Cautious

Retail sales are closely watched because consumer spending accounts for 70% of the economy.

Mon Jul 14

NL

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TheAssocPress published an article 4:32 PM

Emerging Nations Plan Their Own World Bank, IMF

The bloc comprises countries with vastly different economies, foreign policy aims and political systems -- from India's raucous democracy to China's one-party state.

NL

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TheAssocPress published an article 1:59 PM

Tesla Settles Lemon Lawsuit Filed by Wisconsin Owner

The deal calls for the California-based company to pay Franklin physician Robert Montgomery nearly $127,000 to cover the car's cost, his taxes and his attorney fees.

NL

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TheAssocPress published an article 11:42 AM

ConAgra Buys Chinese Potato Processor for $93 Million

The purchase of TaiMei Potato Industry Ltd. will allow ConAgra's Lamb Weston unit to make frozen french fries, mashed potatoes and other potato products inside China, where demand is growing.

NL

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TheAssocPress published an article 11:20 AM

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Combines Spectacle and Substance in $73 Million Weekend Debut

In a summer heavy on hype but thin on quality, "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" has proved to be one of the few hits that combined both spectacle and substance. Directed

NL

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TheAssocPress published an article 10:49 AM

Lockheed Martin, Air Force Aim to Get New F-35 to Farnborough Air Show

The aircraft is a star attraction of the show, which combines industry experts and aviation fans.

NL

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TheAssocPress published an article 10:13 AM

Airbus Launches New Wide-Body Planes to Help Compete Against Boeing

Airbus told reporters Monday the new designs for the A330-800neo and the A330-900neo will reduce fuel consumption by 14% per seat and boost the model's range by 400 nautical miles.

Fri Jul 11

NL

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TheAssocPress published an article 5:24 PM

Rising Mortgage Rates Mean Fewer People Willing to Sell

A shortage of homes for sale has plagued the housing market since late 2012

NL

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TheAssocPress published an article 3:36 PM

White House: 2014 Deficit to Drop to $583 Billion

Last year's deficit was $680 billion.

NL

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TheAssocPress published an article 2:07 PM

U.S. Records $71 Billion Budget Surplus in June

For the first nine months of this budget year, the deficit totals $366 billion, down 28% from the same period in 2013.

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