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FILE - This Aug. 24, 2015, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
February 15, 2018 - 10:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Thursday as investors continue to snap up shares of companies that do better in times of faster economic growth, such as industrial and technology companies and banks. A round of solid results from companies including Cisco Systems are also sending the market...
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February 15, 2018 - 9:59 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission says social media giants Facebook and Twitter have only partially responded to its demands to bring their practices into line with EU consumer law. The Commission asked the two companies a year ago to change their terms of service following complaints from...
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In this Oct. 27, 2017, photo, workers assembling Ford trucks at the Ford Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, Ky. On Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial production for January. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
February 15, 2018 - 9:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factory output was unchanged in January for the second straight month after three months of healthy gains. The Federal Reserve says production fell in wood products, aircraft and a category including concrete and glass. Yet factories also cranked out more cars and computers...
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FILE- In this Jan. 22, 2018, file photo, a motorist pumps gas in Bethel Park, Pa. On Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, the Labor Department reports on U.S. producer price inflation for January. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
February 15, 2018 - 9:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale prices rose 0.4 percent in January, the biggest increase since November, as a big jump in energy prices offset a small decline in the cost of food. The January rise in wholesale prices, which measure the cost of goods before they reach the consumer, followed no...
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Airbus CEO Tom Enders, right, speaks to journalists while Airbus CFO Harald Wilhelm looks on, during the Airbus Group press conference on the 2017 annual results in Toulouse, France, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Shares in European plane maker Airbus flew higher on Thursday after the company reported improved earnings and was more upbeat about the future following problems to several of its key aircraft programs. (AP Photo/Fred Scheiber)
February 15, 2018 - 6:09 am
PARIS (AP) — Shares in European plane maker Airbus flew higher on Thursday after the company reported improved earnings and was more upbeat about the future following problems to several of its key aircraft programs. The company said that it surged to a net profit of 1 billion euros ($1.25 billion...
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February 15, 2018 - 4:37 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain says the Russian government was behind a cyberattack that hit businesses across Europe last year. Foreign Minister Tariq Ahmad says "the U.K. government judges that the Russian government, specifically the Russian military, was responsible for the destructive NotPetya...
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A woman walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Asian shares posted solid gains on Thursday that mirrored Wall Street's advance as investor worries about inflation receded, although trading was thinned by closures for the Lunar New Year holiday. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
February 15, 2018 - 4:06 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World shares rallied on Thursday, mirroring Wall Street's advance as investors' worries over inflation receded, although trading was thin in Asia, where some markets closed for Lunar New Year holidays. KEEPING SCORE: European shares rose in early trading. France's CAC 40 climbed 1...
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A Happy Meal featuring non-fat chocolate milk and a cheeseburger with fries, are arranged for a photo at a McDonald's restaurant in Brandon, Miss., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. McDonald’s will soon banish cheeseburgers and chocolate milk from its Happy Meal menu in an effort to cut down on the calories, sodium, saturated fat and sugar that kids consume at its restaurants. Diners can still ask specifically for cheeseburgers or chocolate milk with the kid’s meal, but the fast-food company said that not listing them will reduce how often they’re ordered. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
February 15, 2018 - 4:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's will soon banish cheeseburgers and chocolate milk from its Happy Meal menu in an effort to cut down on the calories, sodium, saturated fat and sugar that kids consume at its restaurants. Diners can still ask specifically for cheeseburgers or chocolate milk with the kid's...
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February 15, 2018 - 2:40 am
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss food and beverage giant Nestle says it's ending its agreement with the well-heeled Bettencourt family of France over the L'Oreal cosmetics empire and is exploring options for its Gerber Life Insurance business. The announcement came as the Vevey, Switzerland-based company...
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February 15, 2018 - 12:04 am
DETROIT (AP) — Traffic deaths on U.S. roads fell slightly in 2017 after two straight years of big increases, but a leading safety organization that compiled the numbers says it's no cause for celebration. The National Safety Council on Thursday estimated that 40,100 people were killed in traffic...
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