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April 13, 2017 - 5:48 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A deal to build a new Trump-brand hotel in Dallas has been abandoned. A spokeswoman for the Trump Organization said Thursday that the president's company told the developer not to pursue the deal with the city council. The developer, Mike Sarimsakci, declined to comment when reached...
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April 13, 2017 - 5:47 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines has released four official statements in response to the backlash against the company since a customer was dragged from an oversold flight Sunday evening at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. The first three were from the parent company's CEO, Oscar Munoz. The...
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April 13, 2017 - 5:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A new report says Uber used a secret program dubbed "Hell" to track Lyft drivers to see if they were driving for both ride-hailing services and otherwise stifle competition. It's the latest embarrassing revelation for Uber, which has faced a series of executive departures and...
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FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets turned lower and the dollar was volatile Thursday, April 13, 2017, after President Donald Trump withdrew a threat to declare China a currency manipulator and said the U.S. currency was "getting too strong." Tensions over North Korea also weighed on investors ahead of a long weekend in many markets. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 13, 2017 - 5:10 pm
Investors were in a selling mood at the end of a mostly subdued week of trading, sending U.S. stocks lower for the third day in a row Thursday. Energy stocks led the broad decline, which gathered momentum in the final hour of trading ahead of the long Easter holiday weekend. The slide marked the...
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FILE - In this Saturday, April 12, 2014 file photo, David Beckham, second left, sits with his daughter, Harper, son, Cruz, and wife Victoria, watch the Los Angeles Kings play the Anaheim Ducks in Los Angeles. Harper Beckham is only 5 years old, but her famous mother already is taking steps to protect her brand. Fashion designer and former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has registered daughter Harper’s name with intellectual property authorities in Britain and Europe, it was announced Thursday, April 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, file)
April 13, 2017 - 5:09 pm
LONDON (AP) — Harper Beckham is only 5 years old, but her famous mother already is taking steps to protect her brand. Fashion designer and former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has registered daughter Harper's name with intellectual property authorities in Britain and Europe. That will make it easier...
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FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets turned lower and the dollar was volatile Thursday, April 13, 2017, after President Donald Trump withdrew a threat to declare China a currency manipulator and said the U.S. currency was "getting too strong." Tensions over North Korea also weighed on investors ahead of a long weekend in many markets. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 13, 2017 - 5:08 pm
Investors were in a selling mood at the end of a mostly subdued week of trading, sending U.S. stocks lower for the third day in a row. Energy stocks led the broad decline, which gathered momentum in the final hour of trading ahead of the long Easter holiday weekend. The slide marked the lowest...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2016 file photo, The HealthCare.gov 2017 web site home page as seen in Washington. The Trump administration has released limited fixes for shaky Obama-era health insurance markets. At the same time, officials say the administration remains set on repealing the underlying law that created the markets and now covers millions. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
April 13, 2017 - 4:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has released limited fixes for shaky Obama-era health insurance markets. At the same time, officials say the administration remains set on repealing the underlying law that created the markets and now covers millions. Republicans contend that the...
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Though a few boats make their way onto Lake Michigan, beaches have been closed due to a chemical spill from U. S. Steel, Thursday, April 13, 2017. Federal officials are awaiting more test results to determine whether a potentially carcinogenic chemical entered Lake Michigan during a wastewater spill at a U.S. Steel plant in northern Indiana. (John J. Watkins /The Times via AP)
April 13, 2017 - 4:19 pm
PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — Federal officials are awaiting more test results to determine whether a potentially carcinogenic chemical entered Lake Michigan during a wastewater spill at a U.S. Steel plant in northern Indiana. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency spokeswoman Rachel Bassler says testing...
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FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows the New York Stock Exchange. Global stock markets turned lower and the dollar was volatile Thursday, April 13, 2017, after President Donald Trump withdrew a threat to declare China a currency manipulator and said the U.S. currency was "getting too strong." Tensions over North Korea also weighed on investors ahead of a long weekend in many markets. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 13, 2017 - 3:40 pm
Energy companies pulled U.S. stocks broadly lower in late-afternoon trading Thursday, setting the market on track for its third loss in a row. Financial stocks were among the big decliners as investors sized up earnings from several big banks. Trading was light ahead of the long Easter holiday...
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April 13, 2017 - 3:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook received compensation of $15.4 million last year as he worked to refresh the company's image and cut costs amid growing competition and changing tastes. Easterbrook's pay package included a salary of $1.3 million, stock and options worth $9 million,...
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