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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man shot his grandmother and girlfriend Saturday and then led police on a car chase that ended when he crashed into a pole and ran inside a busy supermarket as bullets from officers shattered the front doors. About three hours after he took hostages in the store, the sus…

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The nomination of Mike Manley as CEO of Fiat Chrysler marks a turning point for the carmaker, putting a brand with historic Italian roots in the hands of someone with no ties to Italy — a Brit who showed his mettle by growing the quintessentially American Jeep into a global brand.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — With President Donald Trump intensifying his rift with U.S. trading partners, economists are growing more doubtful that any deal that might benefit American workers and companies is in sight.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promoting a lopsided view of agricultural trade as he assails "bad (terrible) Trade Deals with other countries." Agriculture is actually a strong point for U.S. commerce.

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks inched lower Friday as bond yields jumped, a shift that helped banks but hurt companies that pay big dividends. The dollar fell after President Donald Trump said China is manipulating its currency.

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HELSINKI (AP) — The Nordic region's largest telecoms operator, Telia AB, said Friday it has agreed to buy the broadcasting and streaming operations of Swedish publishing company Bonnier AB to gain a foothold in the television and entertainment business.

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BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank is allowing its tightly controlled currency to drift lower against the dollar, a move that could help Chinese exporters cope with U.S. tariff hikes but also might reignite an outflow of capital Beijing spent months trying to stanch.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday cast aside concerns about the Federal Reserve's independence, saying he was "not happy" with the Fed's recent interest rate increases.

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Farmers rushed to save their livelihoods as a wildfire roared through vast Oregon wheat fields Thursday and crushed their hopes at the peak of what was expected to be one of the most bountiful harvests in years.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Trump's nominee to take over the nation's consumer watchdog agency exasperated some Democrats with vague answers at a Senate hearing Thursday, but Kathy Kraninger appears to be on her way to getting confirmed later this year.

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FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file photo, Democratic state Senators Jim Beall, of San Jose, left, and Mike McGuire, of Healdsburg, confer at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. McGuire is one of two California Democrats that are re-introducing legislation that would require presidential candid…

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FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2017, file photo, state Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, left, talks with Sen. Holly Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, at the Capitol, in Sacramento, Calif. Wiener is one of two California Democrats that are re-introducing legislation that would require presidential candida…

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FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks with reporters after signing the tax bill and continuing resolution to fund the government, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Two California Democrats are re-introducing legislation that would require …

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Many anxious American farmers are delaying purchases and investment while hoping for a truce in a U.S.-China trade war that has left their crops at a competitive disadvantage overseas.

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BRUSSELS (AP) — European regulators came down hard on another U.S. tech giant Wednesday, fining Google a record $5 billion for forcing cellphone makers that use the company's Android operating system to install Google search and browser apps.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Three officials who played vital roles in combating the 2008 financial crisis say they worry that the painful lessons from the banking system's near-collapse a decade ago may be forgotten.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon poked fun at the early glitches it saw with Prime Day, though it said shoppers still found plenty to buy. Analysts, meanwhile, saw other things Amazon could have done better, like discounting more fashion brands and taking more advantage of its acquisition of Whole Foods.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told lawmakers Tuesday that strong economic growth will keep the central bank on a path to gradually raise interest rates. But he noted that President Donald Trump's get-tough trade policies run the risk of dampening future growth if t…

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has blasted local officials over a delayed construction project, state media reported Tuesday, his second such rebuke over the economy in recent weeks.

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FILE - In this Monday, May 1, 2017, file photo, the WGN Radio sign appears on the side of Tribune Tower, in downtown Chicago. The Federal Communications Commission will review Sinclair’s $3.9 billion deal for Tribune’s television stations after its chairman raised “serious concerns.” (AP Pho…

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FILE - In this June 29, 2010 file photo, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, left, shakes hands with Nelson Smith, who at the time was President and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, during the National Charter Schools Conference in Chicago. All told, the Bill and Melinda Ga…

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FILE - In this June 5, 2015 file photo, Rob Walton, the retired Chairman of the Board of Directors of Walmart Inc., attends the company shareholder meeting in Fayetteville, Ark. Since 2006, philanthropists and their private foundations and charities have given almost half a billion dollars t…

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FILE - In this April 21, 2018 file photo, Microsoft founder Bill Gates listens as he attends World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings in Washington, DC. All told, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given about $25 million to the Washington State Charter Schools Association, and since 2006, phil…

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FILE - In this June 1, 2012 file photo, Jim Walton, left, Alice Walton, center, and Rob Walton, right, children of Walmart Inc. founder Sam Walton, attend a Walmart shareholders' meeting in Fayetteville, Ark. Since 2006, philanthropists and their private foundations and charities have given …

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FILE - In this July 13, 2015 file photo, visitors wearing safety vests and hardhats begin a tour of the Destiny Charter Middle School in Tacoma, Wash. The school opened later in 2015. All told, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given about $25 million to the Washington State Charter …

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FILE - In this June 18, 2014 file photo, twins Deborah, left, and Petros Kahssay, 8, walk through a hallway at First Place Scholars Charter School, in Seattle. The school was Washington’s first charter school, but it later reverted back to being a private school. All told, the Bill and Melin…

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