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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 remained firm Friday, March 10, 2017, after another set of strong U.S. jobs figures cemented market expectations that the Federal Reserve will be confident enough about the state of the U.S. economy to raise interest rates again in the following week. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
March 10, 2017 - 10:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are making widespread gains Friday morning after a strong February jobs report. Technology and industrial companies are rising more than the rest of the market, but the gains are relatively broad as investors expect the pickup in hiring to translate into more spending...
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In a Wednesday, March 1, 2017 photo, Broc Brown, right, shows off his new shoes with Feetz CEO Lucy Beard at his grandmother's home in Michigan Center, Mich. Brown, who has Sotos Syndrome and is 7 feet, 8 inches tall, was given a new pair of about size 28 shoes from Feetz. Feetz is a company that uses an app to convert photos of someone’s feet into a 3-D model, which can be measured to create custom-fit shoes manufactured by a 3-D printer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP)
March 07, 2017 - 2:50 pm
MICHIGAN CENTER, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan Center 19-year-old, who was previously in the Guinness Book of World Records for world's tallest teenager, has finally found an affordable pair of shoes that fit his size-28 feet. Broc Brown, who is nearly 8 feet tall, has Sotos Syndrome. Sotos is also known...
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In a Wednesday, March 1, 2017 photo, Broc Brown, right, shows off his new shoes with Feetz CEO Lucy Beard at his grandmother's home in Michigan Center, Mich. Brown, who has Sotos Syndrome and is 7 feet, 8 inches tall, was given a new pair of about size 28 shoes from Feetz. Feetz is a company that uses an app to convert photos of someone’s feet into a 3-D model, which can be measured to create custom-fit shoes manufactured by a 3-D printer. (J. Scott Park/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP)
March 07, 2017 - 2:49 pm
MICHIGAN CENTER, Mich. (AP) — A 19-year-old Michigan man who was previously in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's tallest teenager has finally found an affordable pair of shoes to fit his size-28 feet, thanks to a 3-D printer. Broc Brown — who is 7 feet 8 inches tall — has Sotos...
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Matthias Mueller, the CEO of Volkswagen, presents VW autonomous concept car Sedric, at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday March 6, 2017. (Uli Deck/dpa via AP)
March 06, 2017 - 5:01 pm
GENEVA (AP) — Looking well beyond its past problems, Volkswagen is projecting off into the future with its self-driving concept car featuring technologies that could someday work their way into the German automaker's brands like Audi, Bentley or Porsche. After a cheeky video riffing off Star Trek,...
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CEO of PSA Carlos Tavares, Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann, right, and GM CEO Mary Barra, left, pose for photographers after addressing the media in Paris, France, Monday, March 6, 2017. General Motors is selling its loss-making European car business, including Germany's Opel and British brand Vauxhall, to France's PSA group in a deal that realigns the industry in the region. (AP Photo/Zacharie Scheurer)
March 06, 2017 - 10:02 am
PARIS (AP) — General Motors is selling its unprofitable European car business to the French maker of Peugeot, marking the American company's retreat from a major market and raising concerns of job cuts in the region. With the 2.2 billion euro ($2.33 billion) deal announced Monday, GM is giving up...
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is displayed on screens as he delivers a work report at the opening session of the annual National People's Congress at Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Sunday, March 5, 2017. China's top leadership as well as thousands of delegates from around the country are gathered at the Chinese capital for the annual legislature meetings. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
March 05, 2017 - 4:39 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's top economic official trimmed the country's growth target and warned Sunday of dangers from global pressure for trade controls as Beijing tries to build a consumer-driven economy and reduce reliance on exports and investment. In a speech to the national legislature, Premier...
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is displayed on screens as he delivers a work report at the opening session of the annual National People's Congress at Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Sunday, March 5, 2017. China's top leadership as well as thousands of delegates from around the country are gathered at the Chinese capital for the annual legislature meetings. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
March 05, 2017 - 2:02 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's top economic official trimmed its growth target and warned Sunday of dangers from global pressure for trade controls as Beijing tries to build a consumer-driven economy and reduce reliance on exports and investment. In a speech to the national legislature, Premier Li Keqiang...
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Vice President Mike Pence pauses while speaking before administering the oath of office to Energy Secretary Rick Perry, left, Thursday, March 2, 2017, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 03, 2017 - 5:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence used a private email account to conduct public business as Indiana's governor, according to public records obtained by the Indianapolis Star. The newspaper reported Thursday that emails provided through a public records request show that Pence...
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Vice President Mike Pence pauses while speaking before administering the oath of office to Energy Secretary Rick Perry, left, Thursday, March 2, 2017, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 02, 2017 - 10:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence used a private email account to conduct public business as Indiana's governor, according to public records obtained by the Indianapolis Star. The newspaper reported Thursday that emails provided through a public records request show that Pence...
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March 02, 2017 - 8:46 pm
ATTORNEY GENERAL-RUSSIA-SESSIONS Sessions recuses himself from Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he will recuse himself from a federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 White House election. Sessions faced mounting pressure from both Democrats and...
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