• Eurozone gets deal to pave way for end to Greece's bailout
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    Eurozone gets deal to pave way for end to Greece's bailout

    Eurozone nations agreed on the final elements of a plan to get Greece out of its eight-year bailout program and make its massive debt more manageable. The finance ministers of the 19 nations took daylong talks into Friday and reached a surprisingly hard-fought compromise which had seemed within easy

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    AP Top Extended Financial Headlines at 7:39 p.m. EDT

    Trump got in the first jabs; now the world is punching back as trade brawl spreads

  • Chevrolet goes after Jeep Grand Cherokee with new Blazer
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    Chevrolet goes after Jeep Grand Cherokee with new Blazer

    Because these days you can't have too many SUVs, General Motors is bringing back the Chevrolet Blazer. Only this time it's not a thirsty and boxy truck like its predecessor, one of the original SUVs that was sold from the 1982 through 2005 model years. SUVs based on car underpinnings, sometimes

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    Feds: Man smuggled anti-submarine warfare devices to China

    Authorities say a Chinese national has been charged with conspiring with a Chinese military research institute to illegally export U.S. goods used in anti-submarine warfare to China. Federal prosecutors say 41-year-old Shuren Qin, who lives in Wellesley, Massachusetts, was arrested Thursday. Court

  • New York puts its rats on ice
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    New York puts its rats on ice

    A snout and two little black eyes pop out from the hole, too late: A foot already covers them and the hole will be quickly filled with dry ice. Rick Simeone's team is at work in Sara D. Roosevelt Park on the Lower East Side, one of Manhattan's oldest districts. Burrow by burrow, the team drops

  • New Zealand PM stays in hospital with 'hungry' baby
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    New Zealand PM stays in hospital with 'hungry' baby

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is to spend a second night in hospital with her "very alert and hungry" newborn daughter, her office said Friday. Ardern is only the second world leader to give birth while in office, following Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto whose daughter

  • Hotel deal uniting Trump's company and Kushner Cos. is over
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    Hotel deal uniting Trump's company and Kushner Cos. is over

    A collaboration between the Trump Organization and Jared Kushner's family firm on a pair of hotels in New Jersey is over. The president's company is no longer managing a Kushner-owned hotel in Livingston and talks to strike a similar deal for a hotel in Long Branch have ended, a person familiar

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    Suit: Offshore drilling done in absence of required report

    Three conservation groups said in a lawsuit filed Thursday that federal wildlife agencies have failed for years to complete required consultations and reporting on the effects that oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico could have on endangered species. The suit comes more than a decade since the last such

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    Chevrolet goes after Jeep Grand Cherokee with new Blazer

    Because you can't have too many SUVs these days, General Motors is bringing back the Chevrolet Blazer. Only this time it's not a thirsty and boxy truck like its predecessor, one of the original SUVs that ...

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    GOP-led House narrowly passes farm bill

    The Republican-led House narrowly passed a sweeping farm bill Thursday that would toughen work requirements for food stamp recipients. In May, they suffered an embarrassing setback when 30 GOP members opposed passage in an effort to force a vote on conservative immigration legislation. The measure

  • Fed finds biggest US banks strong enough to survive shock
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    Fed finds biggest US banks strong enough to survive shock

    The Federal Reserve says that all of the 35 largest U.S. banks are fortified enough to survive an economic shock and keep on lending. The first round of the central bank's annual stress tests, released Thursday, shows that as a group, the 35 big banks have benefited from a steadily recovering economy

  • Greece creditors agree debt relief in bailout exit deal
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    Greece creditors agree debt relief in bailout exit deal

    Eurozone ministers agreed debt relief and a big cash payout for Greece early Friday, part of a broad exit deal that will close eight years of austerity and bailouts for Athens. "We have a deal on Greece," a European source told AFP, confirmed by other official sources, after more than six

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    EU source: Eurozone nations agree on deal that paves way for Greece to exit its 8-year bailout program

    EU source: Eurozone nations agree on deal that paves way for Greece to exit its 8-year bailout program .

  • Argentina coach asks for 'forgiveness' as World Cup hopes fade
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    Argentina coach asks for 'forgiveness' as World Cup hopes fade

    Jorge Sampaoli begged for forgiveness from Argentina's fans on Thursday after a 3-0 drubbing by Croatia left Lionel Messi's World Cup dreams hanging by a thread. Second-half goals from Ante Rebic -- the first from a horrendous error by Argentina goalkeeper Willy Caballero -- Luka Modric and

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    Dallas businessman dubbed 'Frack Master' charged with fraud

    A Dallas oil and gas businessman who dubbed himself the "Frack Master" has been charged with money laundering and fraud after regulators accused him and others of defrauding investors of about $80 million. Christopher Faulkner, who made appearances on cable TV to discuss oil and gas topics

  • Suspect arrested in killing of rapper XXXTentacion
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    Suspect arrested in killing of rapper XXXTentacion

    A Florida man with a criminal history has been arrested over the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion, with more suspects being sought, authorities said Thursday. Dedrick Williams, 22, was pulled over Wednesday evening in Pompano Beach north of Miami and arrested on a warrant for first-degree murder

  • Tears in Lima as Peru bow out of World Cup
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    Tears in Lima as Peru bow out of World Cup

    Peruvians were reduced to tears Thursday as their team became the first from South America to be eliminated from the World Cup, having played only two matches and yet to score a goal. From the Andes' peaks to the Amazon jungles, a nation that rejoiced in their first appearance at a World Cup for

  • European, outdoor games highlight 2018-19 NHL schedule
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    European, outdoor games highlight 2018-19 NHL schedule

    Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid will open the 2018-19 NHL season in Europe while US fans will have two outdoor contests to enjoy under the 1,271 game league schedule released Thursday. The Oilers and New Jersey Devils will play their season opener October 6 at Gothenburg, Sweden, while the Florida

  • 'I really don't care': Melania Trump jacket stuns on migrant visit
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    'I really don't care': Melania Trump jacket stuns on migrant visit

    Melania Trump surprised the world by visiting child migrants on the US-Mexico border Thursday -- but it was her choice of clothing for the trip that stunned the internet: a jacket emblazoned with the words "I really don't care, do you?" A tone-deaf sartorial decision -- or a hidden message

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    Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

    The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication ...

  • Seven die as army-backed police operations sweep Rio
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    Seven die as army-backed police operations sweep Rio

    Seven people, including a boy of 14, have been killed in continuing violence between army-backed police units and Rio de Janeiro's criminal gangs, reports said Thursday. In the latest crackdown, soldiers and marines in camouflage and carrying rifles could be seen searching people as they came in

  • EU slaps tariffs on US as trade war erupts
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    EU slaps tariffs on US as trade war erupts

    The European Union slapped revenge tariffs on iconic US products including bourbon, jeans and motorcycles on Friday in its opening salvo in a trade war with President Donald Trump. The tariffs, which took effect at midnight (2200 GMT Thursday) according to the EU's official journal, will further

  • Orlando International Airport to scan faces of US citizens
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    Orlando International Airport to scan faces of US citizens

    Florida's busiest airport will be the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, officials said Thursday, a move that pleases airport executives but worries privacy advocates. Officials at Orlando International Airport said the expansion

  • Trump seeks federal government overhaul, merger of agencies
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    Trump seeks federal government overhaul, merger of agencies

    Taking aim at the sprawling federal bureaucracy, President Donald Trump's administration released a detailed proposal Thursday to reorganize a number of federal agencies and merge the Education and Labor departments. The latest in a long string of attempts to rein in the government, the plan met

  • High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax
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    High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

    States will be able to force more people to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision Thursday that will leave shoppers with lighter wallets but is a big financial win for states. Consumers can expect to see sales tax charged on more online purchases — likely over