Monday, May 1, 2017

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In this Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012 file photo, a blackout landing page is displayed on a laptop computer screen inside the "Anti-Sopa War Room" at the offices of the Wikipedia Foundation in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

BY ZEYNEP BILGINSOY ISTANBUL (AP) — In a move that social media users called censorship, a Turkish court on Saturday blocked access to Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, enforcing an ...
In this Oct. 2, 2014 file photo, people pass a Wall Street subway stop, in New York's Financial District. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

BY ALEX VEIGA U.S. stocks closed modestly lower Friday, ending just short of another milestone for Wall Street. The Nasdaq composite index narrowly missed its fourth record-high close this week, ...
In this May 14, 2015 file photo, the oil drilling rig Polar Pioneer is towed toward a dock in Elliott Bay in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

BY JASON DEAREN and JILL COLVIN President Donald Trump’s executive order seeking to find new ocean expanses in the Atlantic and the Arctic for offshore drilling is unlikely to reach ...

BY BARBARA ORTUTAY NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is acknowledging that governments or other malicious non-state actors are using its social network to influence political sentiment in ways that could ...
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. with Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of N.Y. speaks to reporters about President Donald Trump's first 100 days, Friday, April 28, 2017, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

BY ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress took the easy way out to keep the government open on the eve of Donald Trump’s 100th day in office, passing a weeklong ...
In this Thursday, June 2, 2016 file photo, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz delivers remarks in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

BY MICHAEL TARM and DON BABWIN CHICAGO (AP) — The passenger who was dragged off a flight after refusing to give up his seat settled with United for an undisclosed ...
In this April 29, 2010 file photo, an issue of Time Magazine is shown on a newsstand, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NEW YORK (AP) — Time’s stock is plummeting after the publisher said its board is not considering a sale of the company. The New York-based company said Friday that a ...
In this Wednesday, March 29, 2017, photo, people walk near the Comcast Innovation and Technology Center under construction, middle, and the Comcast Center, center right, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

BY MARTIN CRUTSINGER WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy turned in the weakest performance in three years in the January-March quarter as consumers sharply slowed their spending. The result fell ...
In this Sept. 16, 2016 file photo, Lisa Gao compares a new jet black iPhone 7, right, with her iPhone 6 at the Apple Store in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

NEW YORK (AP) — Qualcomm slashed its profit expectations Friday by as much as a third after saying that Apple is refusing to pay royalties on technology used in the ...
In this April 25, 2017, photo, a GMC truck sits in a General Motors dealer's lot in Nashville, Tenn. General Motors Co. reports financial results, Friday, April 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors’ first-quarter profit rose 34 percent as the company’s strong truck and SUV lineup helped it increase U.S. sales when the rest of the industry is ...
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