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Religious leaders speak to crowds during a vigil at St Ann's square in central Manchester, England Wednesday May 24 2017. Police confirmed that more than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the venue late Monday evening. Britons will find armed troops at vital locations Wednesday after the official threat level was raised to its highest point. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
May 24, 2017 - 7:10 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — On the Manchester street they call the "Curry Mile," there are no longer just Indian or Pakistani restaurants. Instead, in a sign of the ever-changing face of this proudly multiethnic city, a hungry diner these days can choose between Halal snacks from Beirut, kebabs from...
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This photo combination of images shows the 10 highest paid women CEOs in 2016, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. Top row, from left: IBM CEO Virginia Rometty; Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer; PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi; General Motors CEO Mary Barra, and General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic. Bottom row, from left: Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson; Mondelez International CEO Irene Rosenfeld; Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good; Mylan CEO Heather Bresch; and Reynolds American CEO Susan Cameron. (AP Photo)
May 24, 2017 - 11:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Women CEOs earned big bucks last year, but there's still very few of them running the world's largest companies. The median pay for a female CEO was $13.1 million last year, up 9 percent from 2015, according to an analysis by executive data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. By...
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This Wednesday, April 26, 2017, photo shows Google's web address, in Philadelphia. Google is keeping an eye on what you’re buying offline in addition to monitoring your online shopping in its latest attempt to sell more digital advertising. The offline tracking of most credit and debit card transactions will help Google to automatically inform merchants when digital ads appearing on its vast marketing network translate into sales at a brick-and-mortar store. Google plans to unveil the store-sales measurement tool Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in San Francisco at an annual conference it hosts for its advertisers. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
May 23, 2017 - 8:12 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google already monitors online shopping — and now it's keeping an eye on physical stores to try to sell more digital advertising. The internet company said Tuesday that a new tool will track how much money people spend in merchants' brick-and-mortar stores after clicking on...
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This Wednesday, April 26, 2017, photo shows Google's web address, in Philadelphia. Google is keeping an eye on what you’re buying offline in addition to monitoring your online shopping in its latest attempt to sell more digital advertising. The offline tracking of most credit and debit card transactions will help Google to automatically inform merchants when digital ads appearing on its vast marketing network translate into sales at a brick-and-mortar store. Google plans to unveil the store-sales measurement tool Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in San Francisco at an annual conference it hosts for its advertisers. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
May 23, 2017 - 9:37 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is keeping an eye on what you're buying offline in addition to monitoring your online shopping in its latest attempt to sell more digital advertising. The offline tracking of most credit and debit card transactions will help Google to automatically inform merchants when...
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May 19, 2017 - 12:17 pm
MILAN (AP) — The Italian government has made 12 vaccines mandatory for children attending schools up to age 16 in an effort to combat what it characterizes as misinformation. The measures approved Friday follow an intense public debate over vaccines after a measles outbreak and political sniping...
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Graphic shows results of AP-NORC poll on retirement; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
May 18, 2017 - 6:06 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Older white Americans are nearly twice as likely as African-Americans to say they've saved enough for retirement, a new poll found. The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research survey also found that African- Americans and Latinos have less financial security than...
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Officials from the IKEA Foundation, and the U.N. refugee agency tour a newly inaugurated solar energy plant, that will provide about 20,000 Syrian refugees with electricity, in the Azraq Refugee Camp, Jordan, Wednesday, April 17, 2017. The foundation funded the plant which makes Azraq, run by the UN, the world’s first refugee camp to be powered by renewable energy and saves $1.5 million a year in electricity costs. (Elena Boffetta/AP Photo)
May 17, 2017 - 1:28 pm
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Syrian refugees in Jordan's remote desert were connected to solar power on Wednesday, making their community the world's first refugee camp to be powered by renewable energy. The $4.5 million (4 million euros) plant was funded by a foundation established by Ikea, the global...
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May 16, 2017 - 5:54 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Authorities searched in the Bahamas on Tuesday for a small overdue plane with four people from the U.S. on board, including a prominent New York businesswoman and her two children. The U.S. Coast Guard said the twin-engine MU-2B was east of the island of Eleuthera on Monday when air...
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FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Brianna McGurran, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. "Ask Brianna" is a Q&A column for 20-somethings, or anyone else starting out. (NerdWallet via AP, File)
May 16, 2017 - 9:58 am
"Ask Brianna" is a Q&A column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans — all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. Send your questions about postgrad life to askbrianna@...
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FILE - In this Feb. 29, 2016 file photo, teacher Kelly Gasior, left, and students, from left, Olivia Mashtaire, Ryan Lysek, Christian Vazquez and Tyler Lysek stand with a statue of a Buffalo that's been emblazoned with anti-bullying messages outside Lorraine Academy, Public School No. 72, in Buffalo, N.Y. One in every 5 middle and high school students has complained of being bullied at school and the number of reports of sexual assault on college campuses has more than tripled over the past decade, according to a federal study released Tuesday, May 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson, File)
May 16, 2017 - 4:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — One in every 5 middle and high school students has complained of being bullied at school and the number of reports of sexual assault on college campuses has more than tripled over the past decade, according to a federal study released Tuesday. "There are areas of concern in terms...
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