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August 10, 2017 - 10:18 am
Technology companies were leading a broad slide in U.S. stocks in early trading Thursday as investors pored over the latest batch of corporate earnings reports. Banks and retail chains were also among the big decliners. Simmering tensions between the U.S. and North Korea were also weighing on the...
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Oakland Athletics' Matt Joyce, center, is congratulated by teammates after scoring on a double by Khris Davis during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 05, 2017 - 7:51 pm
Oakland outfielder Matt Joyce received a two-game suspension without pay Saturday for directing a gay slur toward a fan in Anaheim and he will take part in a public outreach initiative with PFLAG, a family and ally organization supporting the LGBTQ community. Major League Baseball made the...
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. speaks during a news conference at Barclays Center on Thursday, July 13, 2017, in New York. Mayweather and Conor McGregor are scheduled to box in a junior middleweight bout next month. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
July 13, 2017 - 10:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. tossed $1 bills in Conor McGregor's face. McGregor waved Jay Z's new CD in Mayweather's direction and quoted a Biggie Smalls lyric as some sort of warning shot. The rest? The fashionably late fighters treated fans that waited hours for the latest stop in a...
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FILE - This July 16, 2013, file photo, shows a Wall Street street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets are mostly higher on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, as upbeat U.S. jobs data from a week earlier and signs of progress in the Brexit talks continued to support investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
July 13, 2017 - 4:57 pm
Banks and technology companies led U.S. stocks to modest gains Thursday, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average to its second record close in two days. Big retail chains and other consumer-focused stocks were among the gainers. Energy companies rose as the price of crude oil increased. Phone...
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World Team's Yoan Moncada, right, of the Chicago White Sox, bats during the first inning of the All-Star Futures baseball game, Sunday, July 9, 2017, in Miami. U.S. Team catcher Chance Sisco, left, of the Baltimore Orioles. looks on. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
July 09, 2017 - 7:23 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Houston Astros prospect Derek Fisher scored the first run and hit a two-run double Sunday to lead a well-balanced United States side past the World team 7-6 in the All-Star Futures Game. By the fourth inning the U.S. team had nine hits, one by every starter. The World team had only one...
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World Team's Yoan Moncada, right, of the Chicago White Sox, bats during the first inning of the All-Star Futures baseball game, Sunday, July 9, 2017, in Miami. U.S. Team catcher Chance Sisco, left, of the Baltimore Orioles. looks on. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
July 09, 2017 - 7:21 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Houston Astros prospect Derek Fisher scored the first run and hit a two-run double Sunday to lead a well-balanced United States side past the World team 7-6 in the All-Star Futures Game. By the fourth inning the U.S. team had nine hits, one by every starter. The World team had only one...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, people walk to work on Wall Street beneath a statue of George Washington, in New York. Health care and retail companies are helping stocks climb again Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, as the market heads for its fourth gain in a row. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
June 19, 2017 - 10:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes drifted higher in early trading Monday, led by technology companies, to again clinch record heights. They followed the lead of European markets, which jumped after French election results raised expectations for more pro-business economic reforms. KEEPING SCORE:...
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French President Emmanuel Macron, right, speaks to Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Galerie des Batailles (Gallery of Battles) at the Versailles Palace as they arrive for a joint press conference following their meeting in Versailles, near Paris, France, Monday, May 29, 2017. Monday's meeting comes in the wake of the Group of Seven's summit over the weekend where relations with Russia were part of the agenda, making Macron the first Western leader to speak to Putin after the talks. (Stephane de Sakutin/Pool Photo via AP)
May 29, 2017 - 2:05 pm
VERSAILLES, France (AP) — Flexing his diplomatic muscles, French President Emmanuel Macron said he had "extremely frank, direct" talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, pushing for cooperation on Syria and against the Islamic State group but also launching an extraordinary attack on...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 8, 2017. Asian shares rose Monday after Emmanuel Macron, a centrist would-be reformer and supporter of the European Union, won the French presidential election. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
May 08, 2017 - 5:04 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed Monday after Emmanuel Macron, a centrist would-be reformer and supporter of the European Union, triumphed over far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election. France's CAC 40 slipped 0.6 percent to 5,399.44 in early trading, following the...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 8, 2017. Asian shares rose Monday after Emmanuel Macron, a centrist would-be reformer and supporter of the European Union, won the French presidential election. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
May 07, 2017 - 10:59 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Monday after Emmanuel Macron, a centrist would-be reformer and supporter of the European Union, won the French presidential election. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.8 percent in the morning session to 19,795.19, reflecting investor relief over the outcome. The...
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