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In this Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 photo, the Apple TV is displayed, in New York. The new Apple TV streaming device heralds the onset of ultra high-definition 4K video for the mass audience. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
September 21, 2017 - 7:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — It might seem odd to review the new Apple TV streaming device — one specifically designed to display super-sharp video known as 4K — without actually owning a 4K TV. But in a way, that's the point. Most people still don't have 4K TVs, so the new Apple TV model doesn't offer them...
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September 21, 2017 - 6:32 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — A senior European Union official is doubtful that Britain's talks on leaving the EU can advance to a new phase next month, fueling concern that a Brexit deal might not be found by the 2019 deadline. EU leaders meet Oct. 19-20 and were expected to assess whether negotiations have...
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September 21, 2017 - 5:23 am
BEIJING (AP) — The Standard & Poor's rating agency has cut China's credit rating, citing the country's rising debt load. S&P's announcement Thursday followed a similar move by Moody's, another global rating agency, in May to reduce its own outlook on the Chinese government's ability to...
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People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, April 21, 2017. Asian shares were mostly lower and the dollar strengthened Thursday after the Fed said it would start trimming its bond holdings and planned one more interest rate increase this year. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
September 21, 2017 - 5:14 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stocks shares were mixed Thursday as investors digested the latest statements from the Fed, which plans to raise rates again this year, and the Bank of Japan, which signaled it won't tighten anytime soon. KEEPING SCORE: European shares rose in early trading. France's CAC 40...
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Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary reacts during a media conference in Dublin, Ireland, to give explain reasons for disruption to their flight schedules, Monday Sept. 18, 2017. Irish budget airline Ryanair is believed to be cancelling up to 50 flights every day over the next six weeks because it "messed up" its pilots' holiday schedules. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)
September 21, 2017 - 4:36 am
LONDON (AP) — Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary will face shareholders at the company's annual general meeting amid a pilot shortage that has forced the budget airline to cancel hundreds of flights. Thursday's meeting comes amid reports that flight captains and first officers have rejected Ryanair's...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2017 file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election and possible connection to the Trump campaign, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer that was attended by President Donald Trump’s oldest son, The Associated Press has learned. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
September 21, 2017 - 4:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer that was attended by President Donald Trump's oldest son, The...
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Rick Osterloh, senior vice president of hardware for Google, second from left, and Cher Wang, chairperson of HTC, shake hands during a press conference in New Taipei City, Taiwan, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services. At left is Mario Queiroz, vice president of product management at Google, and at right is Chia-Lin Chang, president of smartphones and connected devices for HTC. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai)
September 21, 2017 - 4:00 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital services. It's buying the HTC engineering team that built the Pixel smartphone for Google in a...
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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., joined by, from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to reporters as he pushes a last-ditch effort to uproot former President Barack Obama's health care law, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
September 21, 2017 - 3:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's divisive and difficult, but the Republican drive to erase the Obama health care overhaul has gotten a huge boost from one of Washington's perennial incentives: Political necessity. In the two months since Senate Republicans lost their initial attempt to scuttle President...
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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., joined by, from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to reporters as he pushes a last-ditch effort to uproot former President Barack Obama's health care law, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
September 21, 2017 - 3:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican drive to upend 'Obamacare' with a new health law is getting a boost from a sense of political necessity. There's fresh evidence GOP voters are adamant that the party achieve its long-promised goal of replacing the Obama-era law. Success is far from assured but many...
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Visitors try out a game with a virtual reality headset device at the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba, near Tokyo, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. The Japanese video game industry is finding its way out of the doldrums, by adapting new technology for decades-old titles. And that energy was evident at the annual game show. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
September 21, 2017 - 2:50 am
CHIBA, Japan (AP) — The Japanese video game industry is finding its way out of the doldrums by adapting new technology for decades-old titles. And that energy was evident at the annual Tokyo Game Show, which opened to media Thursday before opening to the public over the weekend. "Our old fans used...
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