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FILE- In this April 12, 2016, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talks about the company's 10-year roadmap during the keynote address at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference in San Francisco. Instagram along with Messenger and WhatsApp are serving as the social media giant’s insurance policy for a future that might not be dominated by its flagship service. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
October 25, 2018 - 5:23 am
LONDON (AP) — British regulators on Thursday slapped Facebook with a fine of 500,000 pounds ($644,000) — the maximum possible — for failing to protect the privacy of its users in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The Information Commissioner Office found that between 2007 and 2014, Facebook...
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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 in Tokyo. Shares fell moderately in Asia on Thursday after another torrent of selling gripped Wall Street overnight, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeting more than 600 points and erasing its gains for the year. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index sank sharply on the open but leveled off, regaining some lost ground. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
October 25, 2018 - 5:12 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Stock prices were mixed Thursday in early European trading as markets settled somewhat after steep declines in Asia and the U.S. spurred by worries over trade and the U.S. economy. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Standard & Poor's 500 were higher, suggesting...
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October 25, 2018 - 5:06 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Telecom networks provider Nokia reported Thursday lower third-quarter earnings and said it would start a new cost-cutting scheme as it waits for demand for the new 5G systems to pick up. The Finnish company said that its net profit for the July-September period stood at 309 million...
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FILE - In this July 26, 2016, file photo, sale signs are displayed on a window of a store at a shopping district in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea reported on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, that its economy grew at a slower annual pace during the July-September period as slumping domestic investment negated modest gains in consumption and exports. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
October 25, 2018 - 4:04 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's economy grew at a slower annual pace during the last quarter as slumping domestic investment negated modest gains in consumption and exports, the Bank of Korea said Thursday. Asia's fourth largest economy grew at a 2.0 percent annual pace in July-September,...
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October 25, 2018 - 2:34 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Daimler AG said Thursday that its net profit fell 21 percent in the third quarter as the company faced backlogs registering vehicles under new emissions rules and regulatory pressure over diesel emissions. Daimler's net profit fell to 1.76 billion euros ($...
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October 25, 2018 - 2:06 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Daimler AG says net profit fell 21 percent in the third quarter as the company faced backlogs registering vehicles under new emissions rules. The company said Thursday that net profit fell to 1.76 billion euros ($2.01 billion) from 2.24 billion euros in...
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October 25, 2018 - 2:04 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has reported that its economy grew at a slower annual pace during the July-September period as slumping domestic investment negated modest gains in consumption and exports. The Bank of Korea said Thursday the country's gross domestic product grew at a 2 percent...
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Specialist Peter Mazza, left, and trader Anthony Carannante work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street as gains for Boeing and other industrial companies are offset by losses elsewhere in the market. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 24, 2018 - 10:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Shares have fallen moderately in Asia after the latest torrent of selling on Wall Street. Japan's Nikkei 225 index sank sharply on the open Thursday but leveled off, regaining some lost ground. By mid-...
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October 24, 2018 - 8:53 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The nation's largest provider of shelters for immigrant children has surrendered two of its licenses in Arizona following a state investigation that found the organization didn't have fingerprint records for some employees. In an agreement announced Wednesday, Southwest Key...
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FILE - This March 9, 2010, file photo shows a tanker truck passing the Chevron oil refinery in Richmond, Calif. Federal officials say Chevron Corp. has agreed to pay a nearly $3 million fine and spend $160 million on environmental improvements and upgrading oil refineries to resolve allegations the company violated pollution laws. The U.S. Department of Justice announced the agreement Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
October 24, 2018 - 7:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal officials say Chevron Corp. has agreed to pay a nearly $3 million fine and spend $160 million on environmental improvements and upgrading oil refineries to resolve allegations the company violated pollution laws. The U.S. Department of Justice announced the agreement...
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