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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange in Lower Manhattan. Another month of strong hiring in the U.S. and improved manufacturing in Europe have stocks climbing early Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, as the Dow Jones industrial average trades above 25,000 points for the first time. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
July 25, 2017 - 4:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes returned to records Tuesday as corporate profits continue to come in better than analysts expected. McDonald's and Caterpillar were among the big companies that reported healthier-than-forecast results. Sharp moves higher in prices for oil, metals and other...
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A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Asian share benchmarks were mixed Tuesday as investors awaited a slew of corporate earnings reports. A meeting of the Federal Reserve and caution over potential twists and turns in U.S. politics kept most indexes trading within a narrow range.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 25, 2017 - 2:49 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian share benchmarks sagged Tuesday as investors awaited a slew of corporate earnings reports. A meeting of the Federal Reserve and caution over potential twists and turns in U.S. politics kept most indexes trading within a narrow range. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index...
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July 24, 2017 - 11:57 pm
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — Chevron Corp. and state regulators have reached a settlement related to a 2012 fire at its Richmond refinery that will require the company to spend about $20 million on safety improvements, officials announced Monday. The agreement requires Chevron to replace all carbon...
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July 24, 2017 - 10:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes tiptoed backward in Monday morning trading, ahead of a busy week of corporate earnings reports and a meeting of the Federal Reserve. Global stock markets were mixed, while the price of oil rose. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index dipped 3 points,...
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Men look at the remains of their properties at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 24, 2017. A suicide car bomb killed dozens of people as well as the bomber early Monday morning in a western neighborhood of Afghanistan's capital where several prominent politicians reside, a government official said. (AP Photos/Massoud Hossaini)
July 24, 2017 - 6:29 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the suicide car attack in a western neighborhood of Kabul (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Several residents of Kabul who were lightly wounded in the horrific Taliban suicide car bombing that killed 24 earlier in the day are criticizing the lapse in security...
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A man uses a mobile phone in front of an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 24, 2017. Asian shares mostly slid Monday, with Chinese benchmarks countering the trend, as market attention turns to the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later in the week.(AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
July 24, 2017 - 12:13 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly slid Monday, with Chinese benchmarks countering the trend, as market attention turns to the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later in the week. Japanese shares languished as the yen strengthened against the dollar. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.9...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2015 file photo, T. Boone Pickens appears on the "The Intelligence Report with Trish Regan" program, on the Fox Business Network, in New York. Pickens, who recently suffered from a series of strokes, took a “Texas-sized fall” that put him in the hospital last week. In a posting to LinkedIn, the corporate raider and legendary oilfield wildcatter said that he is still mentally strong but that as far as his life goes, “I clearly am in the fourth quarter.” (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 21, 2017 - 11:10 am
T. Boone Pickens, the famed 89-year-old oilfield wildcatter, financier and corporate raider, is addressing his health issues after a "Texas-sized fall" put him in the hospital last week. In a posting to LinkedIn, Pickens said that he is still mentally strong but that as far as his life goes, "I...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2015 file photo, T. Boone Pickens appears on the "The Intelligence Report with Trish Regan" program, on the Fox Business Network, in New York. Pickens, who recently suffered from a series of strokes, took a “Texas-sized fall” that put him in the hospital last week. In a posting to LinkedIn, the corporate raider and legendary oilfield wildcatter said that he is still mentally strong but that as far as his life goes, “I clearly am in the fourth quarter.” (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 21, 2017 - 9:54 am
The health of T. Boone Pickens, the famed 89-year-old oilfield wildcatter, financier and corporate raider, has taken a turn for the worse after a "Texas-sized fall" put him in the hospital last week. In a posting to LinkedIn, Pickens said that he is still mentally strong but that as far as his life...
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July 20, 2017 - 3:59 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Department of Transportation commissioners have voted to give the first $26 million raised by the state's increased gas tax to repaving projects in 27 counties. Commissioners met for the first time Thursday since the Legislature overrode Gov. Henry McMaster's...
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July 20, 2017 - 1:45 pm
ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. (AP) — Under pressure from President Donald Trump, North Carolina's governor has announced his opposition to drilling for natural gas and oil off the Atlantic coast. Roy Cooper says the threat of accidents isn't worth the risk of harming the state's beaches and tourism economy...
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