Friday, August 18, 2017

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In this Feb. 2, 2011, file photo, a wallet containing cash and a Visa card is displayed in Surfside, Fla.

BY AMRITA JAYAKUMAR When you’re training for a fitness goal, a workout buddy can be your best asset. She’s the one who cheers you on good days and pushes you ...
This Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange.

BY MARLEY JAY NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks plunged Thursday as losses for Cisco Systems hurt technology companies while Wal-Mart declined after its latest quarterly report. Banks also dropped ...
In this April 15, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla.

BY JULIE CARR SMYTH COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A leading U.S. hospital pulled its annual fundraiser from Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort on Thursday, reversing course after initially resisting pressure from ...
In this March 22, 2017, file photo, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz speaks at the Starbucks annual shareholders meeting in Seattle.

SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks founder and chairman Howard Schultz says the events surrounding a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend have put the “moral fiber” of the country ...
In this Aug. 15, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump points to members of the media as he answers questions in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York.

BY JULIE BYKOWICZ and JONATHAN LEMIRE WASHINGTON (AP) — With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly abolished two of his White House business councils, an attempt to manage his ...
In this Feb. 23, 2017 file photo, Campbell Soup CEO Denise Morrison speaks during a meeting between President Donald Trump and manufacturing executives at the White House in Washington.

BY JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump had pushed many of America’s top corporate leaders to the breaking point with his inability to decisively condemn white supremacists — ...

BY DAVID A. LIEB JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri utility regulators on Wednesday rejected a proposed high-voltage power line to carry wind power across the Midwest to eastern states, ...
In this March 16, 2016, file photo, shoppers exit the L.L. Bean retail store in Freeport, Maine.

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — L.L. Bean hopes to give the boot to backlogs of its most iconic product. The Maine-based retailer is expanding production to keep up with demand for ...
This Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, file photo taken in San Francisco and provided by Ford Motor Company shows a Ford Transit passenger van operated by Chariot shuttle service and a bicycle operated by bike-share company Motivate.

BY TOM KRISHER DETROIT (AP) — The new CEO of Ford Motor Co. says the company isn’t taking its eyes off the present as it prepares for transportation in the ...
In this Thursday, June 1, 2017, photo, customers walk out of a Walmart store in Hialeah Gardens, Fla.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Americans are going into Walmart stores and they’re spending money on its website, pushing the performance of the world’s biggest retailer beyond Wall Street expectations during ...
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