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Latest Articles by The Associated Press

  • Egypt arrests 8, including ex-lawmaker and secular activists

    CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian police arrested at least eight people on Tuesday, including a former lawmaker and key secular activists in the country’s 2011 uprising, for their alleged ties to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group,…

  • High stakes for NBC News ahead of 2-night Democratic debate

    NEW YORK (AP) — Don’t envy NBC News executive Rashida Jones, who is behind this week’s inaugural Democratic presidential debate and will have to juggle 20 candidates, five news personalities and, it’s likely, one tweeting…

  • US gov’t moves migrant kids after AP exposes bad treatment

    The U.S. government has removed most of the children from a remote Border Patrol station in Texas following reports that more than 300 children were detained there, caring for each other with inadequate food, water and sanitation.

  • Dollar mixed

    The U.S. dollar is mixed against other North American currencies in New York trading. It’s worth 1.32 Canadian dollars, unchanged from late Monday. And the dollar is trading at 19.21 Mexican pesos, up from late…

  • Ex-commando to be arraigned in death of suspected bomb-maker

    FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A former U.S. Army commando will be arraigned this week in a long-simmering legal case that accuses him of killing a suspected bomb-maker in Afghanistan. According to an electronic docket,…

  • Lampard allowed to hold talks on Chelsea coach job

    LONDON (AP) — Derby will allow Frank Lampard to hold talks with Chelsea about returning to coach the Premier League club. Lampard led Derby to the promotion playoff final in his first season as coach…

  • Turkey’s leader vows to heed ‘messages’ of Istanbul election

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In his first public appearance since a crushing defeat in a rerun election for mayor of Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday vowed to draw lessons and make adjustments…

  • US home price growth slows for 13th straight month in April

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home price gains slowed for the 13th straight month in April, evidence that weaker demand is keeping prices in check even as mortgage rates fall. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home…

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    EARLY MOST ACTIVE STOCKS NEW YORK (AP) — Early prices for NYSE listed most active stocks: SalesHighLowLastChg AT&TInc 2.04 22907 32.60 32.46 32.53—.05 AbbVie 4.28 264858 70.67 66.56 67.33—11.13 Alibaba 35256 167.34 164.94 165.87—2.23 Allergan…

  • Optional for others, no choice for Virat Kohli at World Cup

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Even with practice deemed optional, it wasn’t an option for Virat Kohli to skip it. Three days after a nervously narrow win over Afghanistan in a Cricket World Cup group game…

  • US new-home sales fell 7.8% in May

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes slumped 7.8% in May, as sales plunged in the pricier Northeastern and Western markets. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that new homes sold at a seasonally adjusted…

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    New York () — — Here are the latest readings of the major market indexes: New York Stock Exchange 13005.52 down 14.46 NYSE MKT Composite Index 2574.51 up 8.19 NASDAQ: Composite 7984.32 down 21.37 Standard…

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    30 industrials 26676.02 down 51.52 or -0.19 percent 20 transportation 10132.33 down 65.06 or -0.64 percent 15 utilities 824.93 down 2.46 or -0.30 percent 65 stocks 8767.43 down 28.20 or -0.32 percent

  • Review: Barron’s ‘Black Mountain’ stars his ex-mob enforcer

    “Black Mountain,” by Laird Barron (Putnam) Like a lyricist, Laird Barron excels at manipulating the tones and cadence of language. Like a Gothic novelist, the mood he creates is often bleak. “You don’t teach a…

  • Kvitova to decide this week whether to play at Wimbledon

    PRAGUE (AP) — Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova says she will decide later this week if she’s ready to play at the All England Club. The 29-year-old Czech player injured her left forearm during training…