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September 12, 2018

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Thursday after a report that the U.S. had proposed a new round of trade negotiations with China quelled fears that a dispute between the world’s two largest economies was spiraling out of control.

KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 added…

Financial Markets Wall Street

September 12, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Emboldened by the #MeToo movement, McDonald’s workers have voted to stage a one-day strike next week at restaurants in 10 cities in hopes of pressuring management to take stronger steps against on-the-job sexual harassment.

Organizers say it will be the first multistate strike in…

McDonalds Sex Harassment Strike

September 12, 2018

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — It’s hard not to see China wherever you look in Iran.

From Chinese goods flooding markets to its business people eager for deals as Western business interests flee, Iran likely will further embrace Beijing as an alternative market for its crude oil and financial transactions…

Iran China

September 12, 2018

Since the early 2000s, zero percent annual percentage rate auto loans have been an important part of the car-buying landscape. Whether the vehicles were subcompact cars or heavy-duty trucks, zero percent APR offers seemed to be everywhere, particularly around big holiday sale weekends and the fall…

Behind the Wheel Interest Free Auto Loans

September 12, 2018

TORONTO (AP) — Just as film festival audiences are swooning over Bradley Cooper’s celebrated romance “A Star Is Born,” the film’s studio is distancing itself from a producer of the project.

Jon Peters is a credited producer of the new “A Star Is Born,” the third remake of the Hollywood fable.…

Film A Star Is Born Producer Credit

September 12, 2018

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple unveiled three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet, as the company seeks to widen the product’s appeal amid slowing sales.

CEO Tim Cook showed off the iPhone XS Max, which has a bigger screen than the one on last year’s…

APTOPIX Apple Showcase-2

September 12, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama’s recent denunciation of President Donald Trump’s treatment of the press overlooks the aggressive steps the Justice Department took to keep information from the public during his administration. Obama also made a problematic claim that Republican…

Obama Fact Check-1

September 11, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Is Les Moonves’ departure from CBS a breakthrough for the #MeToo movement?

While he is the most powerful CEO brought down yet by sexual misconduct allegations over the past year, CBS is facing criticism for not pushing him out sooner, for thanking him in its announcement and for…

CBS Moonves

September 11, 2018

The heavy rain expected from Hurricane Florence could flood hog manure pits, coal ash dumps and other industrial sites in North Carolina, creating a noxious witches’ brew of waste that might wash into homes and threaten drinking water supplies.

Computer models predict more than 3 feet of rain in…

Tropical Weather Toxic Waters

September 11, 2018

Dow Jones Industrials

High: 26,019.92

Low: 25,754.32

Close: 25,971.06

Change: +113.99

Other Indexes

Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2887.89 +10.76

NYSE Index: 12,952.32 +23.64

Nasdaq Composite Index: 7972.47 +48.31

NYSE Amer Composite: 2581.47 —5.67

Russell 2000 Index: 1718.40 +0.94

Wilshire 5000…

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