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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Wall Street ratings firm said Monday that a Colorado company is buying Atlantic City's former Revel casino for $200 million, but the mercurial owner of the shuttered casino insists there's no deal.

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  • By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer advocates reported some glitches Monday in the final days for "Obamacare" sign-ups, although the Trump administration largely seemed to be keeping its promise of a smooth enrollment experience.

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  • By ELAINE KURTENBACH AP Business Writer
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TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Tuesday as investors stepped back after several days of advances, erasing early gains. Markets are awaiting the Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday and the outcome of a major Chinese planning conference.

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  • By DAVID BAUDER AP Media Writer
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NEW YORK (AP) — Some stinging mistakes in stories involving President Donald Trump have given him fresh ammunition in his battle against the media while raising questions about whether news organizations need to peel back the curtain on how they operate.

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  • By FABIOLA SANCHEZ and SCOTT SMITH Associated Press
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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's ruling socialists swept nearly all the races for mayors across the country, and President Nicolas Maduro is now threatening to ban key opposition parties from future elections in the oil-rich country wracked by economic crisis.

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  • By DON BABWIN Associated Press
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CHICAGO (AP) — One woman recalls how a general manager at a Chicago-area restaurant where she worked told her that if security cameras recorded him reaching between her legs and grabbing her genitals he could simply "edit that out."

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  • By DANICA KIRKA Associated Press
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LONDON (AP) — The likelihood of Britain leaving the European Union without a future trade deal has "dropped dramatically" now that the two sides have reached a preliminary agreement on their divorce terms, the country's Brexit secretary said Sunday.

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  • By JOSH BOAK and CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER Associated Press
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WASHINGTON (AP) — In his Alabama-ish rally, President Donald Trump falsely stated that black homeownership has hit a record high under his stewardship and made the dubious claim that he set Canada's prime minister straight on the state of trade between the two countries.

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  • By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press
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FLORENCECOURT, Northern Ireland (AP) — Farmer John Sheridan drives his mud-caked Land Rover up and down country lanes and roads, back and forth across the snaking border separating Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. There's little sign he is crossing an international frontier.

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  • By DAVID BAUDER AP Media Writer
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NEW YORK (AP) — CNN had to correct a story on Friday that suggested the Trump campaign had been tipped off early about WikiLeaks documents damaging to Hillary Clinton when it later learned the alert was about material already publicly available.

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  • By STAN CHOE AP Business Writer
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose Friday following a better-than-expected U.S. jobs report, and the strong finish pushed the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its third straight weekly gain despite some weakness earlier in the week.

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  • By KYLE POTTER Associated Press
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's preferred appointee to fill Sen. Al Franken's Senate seat, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, is considering also running for the seat next year, as Dayton is being pressured by top Democrats in Washington to appoint more than a mere caretaker, according…

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  • By LORNE COOK and JILL LAWLESS Associated Press
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BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain and the European Union hailed a breakthrough Friday that allows them to begin talks on their post-Brexit relations without answering some key questions about how their divorce will play out.

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  • By JOAN LOWY Associated Press
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WASHINGTON (AP) — An Obama administration proposal that would have required airlines disclose checked and carry-on bag fees at the start of a ticket purchase rather than later is being dropped by the Department of Transportation.

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  • By KEN SWEET AP Business Writer
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NEW YORK (AP) — The price of bitcoin swung wildly Thursday, rising to more than $19,000 only to fall sharply within minutes, as both the euphoria and anxiety surrounding the virtual currency escalated just days before trading in bitcoin futures begins on a major U.S. exchange.

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  • By LIZ ESSLEY WHYTE and RYAN J. FOLEY Center for Public Integrity and Associated Press
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A recent change in Iowa's tax code spared Mark Chelgren's machine shop, welding company and wheelchair-parts plant from paying sales tax when buying certain supplies such as saws and cutting fluid.

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  • By LIZ ESSLEY WHYTE and RYAN J. FOLEY Center for Public Integrity and Associated Press
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A recent change in Iowa's tax code spared Mark Chelgren's machine shop, welding company and wheelchair-parts plant from paying sales tax when buying certain supplies such as saws and cutting fluid.

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  • By LINDA A. JOHNSON AP Medical Writer
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The little blue pill that's helped millions of men in the bedroom is turning white. Drugmaker Pfizer is launching its own cheaper generic version of Viagra rather than lose most sales when the impotence pill gets its first generic competition next week.

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  • By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Many mainstream economists say they're appalled by President Donald Trump's threats to trash trade agreements and tax imports in a blunt-force drive to shrink America's bulging trade deficits.

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A guy with an insatiable appetite for chicken nuggets and President Barack Obama are among those making the biggest splash on Twitter this year. Twitter on Tuesday released its top trending people and topics for 2017, ranging from sports, to politics, to Korean boy bands.

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Former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Richard Cordray announces he is a Democratic candidate for Ohio governor while sitting next to his wife Peggy Cordray Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at "Lilly's Kitchen Table" Restaurant in Grove City, Ohio. Cordray chose his hometown of Gr…

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  • Brooke LaValley
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Former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Richard Cordray announces he is a Democratic candidate for Ohio governor Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at "Lilly's Kitchen Table" Restaurant in Grove City, Ohio. Cordray chose his hometown of Grove City for his announcement. (Brooke LaVall…

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  • Brooke LaValley
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Former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Richard Cordray shakes hands after announcing he is a Democratic candidate for Ohio governor Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at "Lilly's Kitchen Table" Restaurant in Grove City, Ohio. Cordray chose his hometown of Grove City for his announce…

AP
  • Brooke LaValley
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Former director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Richard Cordray shakes hands after announcing he is a Democratic candidate for Ohio governor Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at "Lilly's Kitchen Table" Restaurant in Grove City, Ohio. Cordray chose his hometown of Grove City for his announce…

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  • By DAVID BAUDER AP Media Writer
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NEW YORK (AP) — Suspended ABC News reporter Brian Ross will no longer cover stories involving President Donald Trump following his erroneous report last Friday on former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

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