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February 05, 2018 - 11:48 am
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman who says she has a Powerball ticket that won a $559.7 million jackpot wants a court order allowing her to stay anonymous, saying she made a "huge mistake" in signing the ticket without consulting a lawyer first. The woman, identified as Jane Doe, filed a...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 9, 2017, file photo, UPS employees sort packages on a conveyor belt at a company facility in New York. On Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, the Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, issues its index of non-manufacturing activity for January. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
February 05, 2018 - 11:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. services sector boomed in January, registering the best performance since 2005 and delivering more evidence of American economic strength. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, said Monday that its services index hit 59.9 last month,...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 9, 2017, file photo, UPS employees sort packages on a conveyor belt at a company facility in New York. On Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, the Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, issues its index of non-manufacturing activity for January. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
February 05, 2018 - 10:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. services sector boomed in January, registering the best performance since 2005 and delivering more evidence of American economic strength. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, says its services index hit 59.9 last month, up from 56 in...
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Trader Tommy Kalikas works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. Stock markets around the world took another pummeling Monday as investors continued to fret over rising U.S. bond yields. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 05, 2018 - 10:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. indexes slipped in early trading Monday, following global markets lower. Banks are leading the way lower after the Federal Reserve hit Wells Fargo with new sanctions over a scandal that involved opening millions of phony consumer accounts. Industrial companies including Boeing...
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British actor Hugh Grant leaves the Rolls Building in London after they settled their phone hacking claims against Mirror Group Newspapers Monday Feb. 5, 2018. Grant was at the High Court when the details of the settlement were provided at a hearing. Grant says the newspaper group had engaged in "industrial scale" phone hacking.( Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
February 05, 2018 - 9:41 am
LONDON (AP) — British actor Hugh Grant has settled his phone-hacking damages claim against Mirror Group Newspapers. Grant was at the High Court on Monday when the details of the settlement were provided at a hearing. Grant said the newspaper group had engaged in "industrial scale" phone hacking. "...
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Jerome Powell takes the oath of office as the new chairman of the Federal Reserve, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 05, 2018 - 9:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jerome Powell has been sworn in as the 16th chairman of the Federal Reserve in a brief ceremony in the Fed's board room. In a short video message, Powell pledged to "support continued economic growth, a healthy job market and price stability." Powell took the oath of office from...
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An aerial view of the site of an early morning train crash Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 between an Amtrak train, bottom right, and a CSX freight train, top left, in Cayce, SC. The Amtrak passenger train slammed into a freight train in the early morning darkness Sunday, killing at least two Amtrak crew members and injuring more than 110 people, authorities said. (AP Photo/Jeff Blake)
February 05, 2018 - 9:15 am
CAYCE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly Amtrak train crash in South Carolina (all times local): 9:15 a.m. Federal investigators are planning to give an update on their probe into a deadly crash between a freight train and a passenger train in South Carolina. The National Transportation Safety...
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February 05, 2018 - 8:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is citing protests over health care funding in Britain to attack Democrats for "pushing for Universal HealthCare." Trump says on Twitter Monday: "The Democrats are pushing for Universal HealthCare while thousands of people are marching in the UK because...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 27, 2017, file photo, visitors look at a display booth for Qualcomm at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing. Broadcom is boosting its buyout offer for Qualcomm to more than $121 billion in cash and stock in what would be the largest tech deal in history. Broadcom Ltd. said Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 that its “best and final offer” of $82 per Qualcomm share includes $60 in cash and the rest in Broadcom shares. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
February 05, 2018 - 8:29 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Broadcom boosted its bid for Qualcomm to more than $121 billion in cash and stock Monday in what would be the largest tech deal in history. Broadcom Ltd. said that its "best and final offer" of $82 per Qualcomm share includes $60 in cash and the rest in Broadcom shares...
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A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. Asian shares opened sharply lower on Monday, extending global stock losses after Wall Street's big selloff as investor anxiety grows over rising bond yields and disappointing quarterly earnings. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
February 05, 2018 - 8:27 am
LONDON (AP) — Stock markets around the world took another pummeling Monday as investors continued to fret over rising U.S. bond yields. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Britain's FTSE 100 lost 1.4 percent to 7,343 while France's CAC 40 slid 1.4 percent to 5,288. Germany's DAX shed 1 percent to 12,654...
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