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FILE - This Wednesday, June 19, 2013, file photo shows an aerial view of the 50th Paris Air Show at Le Bourget airport, north of Paris, France. While Airbus and Boeing will again hog the spotlight at the Paris Air Show with their battle for ever-larger slices of the lucrative pie in the sky, a lot of the really interesting stuff will be going on elsewhere at next week's massive biennial aviation and defense industry gathering. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
June 17, 2017 - 4:29 am
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — While Airbus and Boeing will again hog the spotlight at the Paris Air Show with their battle for ever-larger slices of the lucrative pie in the sky, a lot of the really interesting stuff will be going on elsewhere at the upcoming biennial aviation and defense industry...
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File-This June 8, 2017, file photo shows former FBI Director James Comey speaking during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The New York Times sued the FBI on Friday, June 16, 2017, seeking a court’s help in getting the agency to turn over documents created by fired FBI Director James Comey after his conversations with President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
June 16, 2017 - 5:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times sued the FBI on Friday, seeking a court's help in getting the agency to turn over documents created by fired FBI Director James Comey after his conversations with President Donald Trump. The Manhattan federal court lawsuit was filed a day after CNN sued the...
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June 16, 2017 - 3:44 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Ontario's securities watchdog says former Broadway theater mogul Garth Drabinsky has been permanently banned from becoming a director or officer of a publicly traded company in Canada's largest province. He and business partner Myron Gottlieb served several years in prison for fraud...
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Protesters gather outside Kensington town hall in west London, the headquarters of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, demanding answers over the Grenfell Tower fire disaster, Friday June 16, 2017. Grief over a London high-rise tower fire that killed dozens turned to outrage Friday amid reports that the materials used in a recent renovation of the public housing block may have fueled the inferno. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
June 16, 2017 - 1:42 pm
LONDON (AP) — Grief turned to outrage Friday over a deadly high-rise tower fire in London amid reports that materials used in the building's renovation could have fueled the inferno that left dozens dead and missing as it decimated the public housing block. Engineering experts say outside...
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FILE - This Oct. 21, 2011 file photo shows the golden arches of McDonalds, in Omaha, Neb., McDonald's has ended its Olympic sponsorship deal three years early. The International Olympic Committee says confidential financial terms of the immediate separation were agreed to.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 16, 2017 - 12:25 pm
The Olympics and McDonald's used to go together like a hamburger and fries. They are no longer a combo. In a surprise move, the International Olympic Committee announced Friday it was ending its Olympic sponsorship deal with the fast-food giant three years before it was supposed to expire —...
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FILE - In this March 26, 2005 file photo, a shopper at the Greenmarket at Union Square walks through the market carrying a bag of groceries from the newly opened Whole Foods grocery store on the other side of the square in New York. Online juggernaut Amazon announced Friday, June 16, 2017, that it is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, including debt. Amazon.com Inc. will pay $42 per share of Whole Foods Market Inc. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
June 16, 2017 - 10:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, a stunning move into brick-and-mortar retail that sets the stage for more radical store experimentation and intensified competition with grocery rivals. The deal unites the online juggernaut with the grocery store...
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FILE - This Oct. 21, 2011 file photo shows the golden arches of McDonalds, in Omaha, Neb., McDonald's has ended its Olympic sponsorship deal three years early. The International Olympic Committee says confidential financial terms of the immediate separation were agreed to.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 16, 2017 - 10:40 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Fast-food chain McDonald's has ended its Olympic sponsorship deal three years early. The International Olympic Committee says confidential financial terms of the immediate separation were agreed to. IOC marketing director Timo Lumme says "we understand that McDonald's...
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An elderly man walks past wallets designed as Euro banknotes, outside a kiosk in central Athens, Friday, June 16, 2017. After months of haggling that raised fears of another escalation in Greece's debt crisis, the 19-country eurozone agreed late Thursday to clear the release of a further 8.5 billion euros ($9.5 billion) after the Greek government delivered on an array of reforms. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
June 16, 2017 - 10:33 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek stocks rallied to two-year highs on Friday, after the government struck a deal with European creditors that means the country won't face another brush with bankruptcy anytime soon. However, for austerity-weary Greeks the deal does little to lift the pall from years of...
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June 16, 2017 - 9:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart says it's buying online men's clothing retailer Bonobos for $310 million in cash, showing that its appetite for hip clothing brands shows no sign of abating as it looks for ways to gain on Amazon. Bonobos, which started out selling pants online, caters to male shoppers...
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In this Thursday, June 1, 2017, photo, builders work on the roof of a home under construction at a housing plan in Jackson Township, Butler County, Pa. On Friday, June 16, 2017, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in May. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
June 16, 2017 - 9:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homebuilders slowed down the pace of construction for the third straight month in May, a possible sign that the shortage of houses for sale might worsen. The Commerce Department said Friday that housing starts fell 5.5 percent in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.09...
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