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___ Auto union strike is latest worry in Flint, GM's birthplace FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The city of Flint, Michigan, has been on an economic roller-coaster ride for mor...

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stocks finished lower on Wall Street Friday amid new concerns about the progress of trade talks between the U.S. and China. The market turned lower in the afternoon after reports sai...

Girlfriend of Kansas man who wounded 2 lawmen charged

LYONS, Kan. (AP) — Authorities arrested the girlfriend of a man who killed his father and wounded two Kansas law enforcement officers this spring before killing himself and who had been suspected in t...

Stocks edge higher; S&P 500 heads for another week of gains

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading on Friday as most sectors of the market posted small gains. The S&P 500 rose 0.3% to 3,014 and is within 12 points of al...

Asian shares advance, India's Sensex up 5.4% on tax cut news

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares advanced Friday and India's benchmark jumped 5.4% after the government announced plans to cut corporate taxes. Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.2% to 22,...

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___ Weak manufacturing threatens consumer-fueled growth NEW YORK (AP) — Manufacturers are facing stunted growth amid the damaging trade war between the U.S. and Chi...

Officer who guarded El Chapo's wife arrested in drug sting

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer who moonlighted as a bodyguard for the wife of convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been arrested in a drug sting. ...

DreamWorks, Shanghai studio hope 'Abominable' suits China

DreamWorks Animation and Shanghai-based Pearl Studio are doing everything they can to ensure their first joint production wins over moviegoers in China. Director Jill Culton says Dre...

US stocks edge higher, extending gains from a day earlier

Stocks edged higher on Wall Street in early trading Thursday, extending the market's modest gains from a day earlier. Technology and communication services stocks led the gainers, ou...

Asian shares mixed following Fed's decision to cut rates

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday, with Tokyo and Sydney logging modest gains after the Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate for a second time this year, citing slowing g...

Asian shares mixed following Fed’s decision to cut rates

Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday, with Tokyo and Sydney logging modest gains after the Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate for a second time this year, citing slowing global economic ...

Can green investment help relaunch Germany's economy?

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A recession looms for Germany and the European Central Bank is pleading for governments to spend more to revitalize economic growth. Yet despite having the luxury of borrowin...

Chicago woman charged in alleged US prostitution ring

CHICAGO (AP) — A 31-year-old who prosecutors say went by "Madame Priscilla Belle" is accused of running a multistate prostitution business from a three-story Chicago building that functioned like a br...

Courthouse break-ins appear part of Iowa security contract

The state of Iowa released documents Wednesday that appear to support the claims of two men who said they were just doing their job testing security when they were arrested on suspicion of breaking in...

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___ A divided Fed reduces rates but may not cut again this year WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate for a second tim...