Business

June 15, 2018 - 6:18 pm
U.S. stocks closed out a whirlwind week with a modest loss Friday as markets gauged how much to fret about the Trump administration's decision to step up the trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies. The White House announced tariffs on $50 billion of imports from China, and China's...
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FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Vincent Pepe stands outside the New York Stock Exchange where he works in the Financial District in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 15. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
June 15, 2018 - 6:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks closed out a whirlwind week with a modest loss Friday as markets gauged how much to fret about the Trump administration's decision to step up the trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies. The White House announced tariffs on $50 billion of imports from...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle speaks to his supporters as he enters a runoff with Brian Kemp during an election-night watch party in Gainesville, Ga. Representatives of the Walmart company heirs deny any involvement in the Georgia governor's race after Cagle was secretly recorded saying that he backed a favorable school choice law in the state because he claimed that there was campaign money from the Walton family's non-profit foundation at stake. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland, File)
June 15, 2018 - 5:36 pm
Representatives of the Walmart company heirs deny any involvement in the Georgia governor's race after a candidate was secretly recorded saying he backed a school choice law because campaign money from the family's non-profit foundation was at stake. Republican Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle admits making...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 15, 2018 - 4:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump brought the world's two biggest economies to the brink of a trade war Friday by announcing a 25 percent tariff on up to $50 billion in Chinese imports to take effect July 6. Beijing quickly responded that it would retaliate with penalties of the same scale...
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President Donald Trump walks to an interview on the North Lawn of the White House, Friday, June 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 15, 2018 - 3:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's tariffs on Chinese goods (all times local): 3:15 p.m. China has quickly released some details on the retaliatory tariffs it plans to impose on U.S. goods. Chinese officials say they will slap duties on 545 U.S. products on July 6, according...
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June 15, 2018 - 3:13 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Yelp is shutting down accounts used by a Boston teacher to post rave restaurant reviews written by her third-grade students. The reviews were part of an assignment designed to teach students at the Boston Teachers Union School about opinion writing. They described some restaurants...
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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2015, file photo, a Citibank sign hangs above a branch office in New York. Citigroup is agreeing to pay $100 million to settle charges that its bankers manipulated an important interest rate used to price everything from credit cards to mortgages. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
June 15, 2018 - 2:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Citigroup agreed Friday to pay $100 million to settle charges that its bankers manipulated an important interest rate used to price everything from credit cards to mortgages. It is the latest major bank to settle charges related to the manipulation of the London Interbank Offered...
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June 15, 2018 - 2:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, saying ethical problems with how the research was planned and funded undermine its credibility. The National Institutes of Health used money from the alcohol...
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June 15, 2018 - 8:34 am
BERLIN (AP) — The German government has set up a special office to advise companies worried about their business dealings with Iran amid fears they'll be targeted for U.S. sanctions. The European signatories to a 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran — Germany, France and Britain — have vowed to keep...
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June 15, 2018 - 6:40 am
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — The Kellogg Company is voluntarily recalling some of its Honey Smacks cereal after salmonella infected 73 people in 31 states. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says most of the outbreaks were in California, Massachusetts, New York and Pennsylvania. The...
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