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  • Comic-Con gets first look at 'Mockingjay' trailer

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The trailer for the next film in the popular "Hunger Games" series is making its premiere at Comic-Con. Fans gathered Friday at the Capitol Gallery in downtown San Diego, where holographic versions of two characters from the film offered visitors a silent welcome...

  • Obama: Offshore 'tax inversions' are unpatriotic

    Published: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says a loophole that lets companies dodge U.S. taxes by moving their headquarters overseas is unpatriotic. Obama is denouncing "tax inversions" in his weekly radio and Internet address. He says companies are essentially renouncing their...

  • California state senator facing additional charge

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal grand jury on Friday charged a California state senator with more felonies in addition to the eight counts he already faced in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown. A new indictment unsealed in San...

  • Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) — It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures. They're grocery store owners. A workers' revolt at the Market Basket...

  • North Dakota industrial fire cleanup to take weeks

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Cleanup efforts at the still-smoking site of an oil field supply company in North Dakota that caught fire earlier this week could take weeks, an Environmental Protection Agency Official said Friday. EPA On-Scene Coordinator Paul Peronard said it would not...

  • House, Senate chairs resume talks on VA

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after offering competing plans to improve veterans' health care, the chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees are attempting again to find a compromise. Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Republican Rep. Jeff Miller of Florida...

  • Correction: Rural Investment Dollars story

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story July 24 about a new rural investment fund announced by the White House, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Colorado-based CoBank is donating $10 billion to a fund for rural investment projects. The bank is making the money available for loans....

  • US to evaluate Impala air bag performance

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's highway safety agency has decided to seek further information from General Motors about air bag failures in some Chevrolet Impala full-size cars. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began an inquiry into the issue after receiving a...

  • Visa and Amazon are big market movers

    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Visa Inc., down $7.97 to $214.77 The payments processor reported better-than-expected quarterly results but offered a cautious financial...

  • Global tensions don't dent enthusiasm for stocks

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank's finances look shaky. And the U.S. stock market's response? After dipping briefly on the bad news, it climbs higher. The market's resilience this year — which has pushed it...

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