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NEW YORK (AP) — A late round of buying erased early losses on Wall Street, leaving major indexes mixed at the close of trading. Stocks got off to a weak start as investors worried that growing costs for raw materials along with rising interest rates would hold back profit growth for U.S. …
HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush was moved out of intensive care and into a regular patient room at a Houston hospital on Wednesday as he recovers from an infection that required his hospitalization a day after his wife's funeral, a family spokesman said.The nation's 41st …
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Spanish authorities acknowledge they've arrested two associates of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez in a case of suspected corruption.Officials in Madrid announced Wednesday they detained the pair at Venezuela's request.The two are Claudia Diaz, former …
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal judges in New York have taken the unusual step of voting to keep U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman in his job as the chief prosecutor in Manhattan in the absence of a nomination by President Donald Trump.Berman's Jan. 3 interim appointment by the Justice Department to …
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at Tennessee restaurant that left four dead (all times local):3:20 p.m.Nashville's musical community is raising money to benefit the victims of the Waffle House shooting with a special T-shirt honoring the man who stopped the gunman.James …
LAS VEGAS (AP) — From a surprise Cher performance to new footage of everything from Damien Chazelle's Neil Armstrong biopic "First Man" to M. Night Shyamalan's "Glass" and Jamie Lee Curtis's return to "Halloween," Universal Pictures pulled out all the showstoppers for CinemaCon attendees …
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on developments in a California serial killer case (all times local):1:25 p.m.California authorities say they studied the behavior of a man they suspect of being a serial killer in the 1970s and '80s and surprised him with arrest.Sacramento County Scott …
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The governors of six northeastern states and Puerto Rico have formed the nation's first consortium to conduct gun violence research and recommend policy changes.Scholars and law enforcement officials will collect data and analyze gun violence information to pass on to …
ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court on Wednesday convicted journalists and other senior staff members from the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper on terror charges, in a case that has exacerbated concerns over press freedom.Turkey's official Anadolu news agency said that 14 employees were found …
BRUSSELS (AP) — International donors on Wednesday pledged an estimated $4.4 billion in humanitarian aid for Syria and neighbors sheltering its refugees in 2018, falling significantly short of the more than $7 billion the United Nations is seeking.An estimated 450,000 people have been killed …
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Waffle House where four people were fatally shot reopened Wednesday amid tears and solemn remembrance of the dead, as the company said it will donate a month of the restaurant's sales to help the wounded survivors and the families of the slain.Employees …
NEW YORK (AP) — The company owned by President Donald Trump didn't win a contract to refurbish one of Syria's biggest air bases, which the U.S. struck last year with a barrage of cruise missiles.The breakingburgh satirical site falsely claimed the Trump Organization won the deal to rebuild …
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case began deliberating Wednesday in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, weighing charges he drugged and molested a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home 14 years ago.The seven men and five women got the case …
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Court of Appeal on Wednesday rejected a new bid by the parents of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans to take him to Italy and continue his life support against the wishes of his doctors and judges.Doctors say the 23-month-old boy suffers from a degenerative …
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.It was a mixed finish on Wall Street as large-company stocks eked out modest gains but smaller ones ended lower after a wobbly day of trading.Big health care, energy and retailing stocks posted gains …
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic candidate for New York governor Cynthia Nixon thinks two-time incumbent Andrew Cuomo is behind two venues refusing to host her campaign's first stop in the state's second-largest city.The "Sex and the City" star's economic development discussion with local …
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — To most spectators, the term "Olympics" means world-class swimming competitions, downhill skiing or the 100-meter dash.But near the Arctic Circle, a different type of Olympics for young people pays homage to the region's subsistence hunters and the methods they've used …
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on South Carolina's House considering cutting electric rates used to pay for failed nuclear plants (all times local):3:45 p.m.The South Carolina House has renewed its demand that utility customers stop paying the 18 percent fee on their bills for two nuclear …
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee County judge says a registered sex offender must be allowed to visit his severely ill 9-year-old son over the objections of Wisconsin Children's Hospital.Wednesday's order still carries restrictions. Forty-nine-year-old Stuart Yates must give advance notice for …
TENAFLY, N.J. (AP) — A Port Authority of New York and New Jersey commissioner caught on camera delivering an expletive-laced tirade to police officers during a traffic stop has resigned.The Tenafly Police Department released the dashcam video Tuesday showing Caren Turner attempting to pull …

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