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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2017, file photo, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, delivers a speech during the visit of a start-up companies gathering at Paris' Station F in Paris. Sandberg, who oversees Facebook’s business operations, is scheduled to deliver the commencement address at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Friday, June 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
June 08, 2018 - 3:21 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg didn't shy away from her company's ongoing privacy scandal in a Friday commencement speech at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Instead, she turned it into a lesson about accountability. Sandberg, the company's chief operating officer,...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2011 file photo, KIA Motors logo is seen on a K7 sedan at a showroom in Seoul, South Korea. Kia is recalling over a half-million vehicles in the U.S. because the air bags may not work in a crash. The recall apparently is related to federal investigation into air bag failures in Kia and partner Hyundai vehicles that were linked to four deaths. Vehicles covered by the recall include 2010 through 2013 Forte compact cars and 2011 through 2013 Optima midsize cars. Also covered are Optima Hybrid and Sedona minivans from 2011 and 2012.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
June 08, 2018 - 3:14 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Kia is recalling over a half-million vehicles in the U.S. because the air bags may not work in a crash. Combined with a previous recall expansion by Hyundai, the affiliated automakers are recalling nearly 1.1 million vehicles due to the problem, which has been linked to four deaths...
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FILE- In this April 26, 2018, file photo, a sign promoting the New York Stock Exchange hangs above a scaffolding attached to the New York Stock Exchange, left, in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 8. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
June 08, 2018 - 10:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mostly lower Friday morning after small losses the day before and technology companies are down after they took their biggest drop in six weeks. Investors are treading cautiously ahead of a Group of Seven summit that promises to be tense as leaders confront U.S...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 201a3 file photo, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam speaks during a keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. McAdam is retiring and will be succeeded by its current chief technology officer, who is the former CEO of Ericsson. McAdam, who served as Verizon's CEO for seven years, will remain as its chairman through year's end and become a non-executive chairman after that time, the New York company said in a regulatory filing on Friday, June 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
June 08, 2018 - 9:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon's CEO is retiring and will be succeeded by its current chief technology officer, who is the former CEO of Ericsson. Lowell McAdam, who served as Verizon's CEO for seven years, will remain as its chairman through year's end and become a non-executive chairman after that time...
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June 08, 2018 - 8:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon's CEO is retiring and will be succeeded by its current chief technology officer, who is the former CEO of Ericsson. Lowell McAdam, who served as Verizon's CEO for seven years, will remain as its chairman through year's end and become a non-executive chairman after that time...
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June 07, 2018 - 5:15 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho utility has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency contending the agency failed to act on a request by the state of Idaho to modify water temperature standards below a hydroelectric project where federally protect fall chinook salmon reproduce...
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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2009, file photo, a sign on a building is shown at Google Inc. campus in Kirkland, Wash. Google has stopped accepting political ads in Washington on the same day changes to the state's campaign-finance reporting requirements and enforcement procedures take effect. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
June 07, 2018 - 2:17 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Google stopped accepting political ads in Washington state Thursday, the same day changes to the state's campaign-finance reporting requirements and enforcement procedures took effect. The company took action days after state Attorney General Bob Ferguson sued the company, along with...
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FILE- In this Feb. 17, 2017, file photo, an American flag hangs on the front of the New York Stock Exchange in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, June 7. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan, File)
June 07, 2018 - 1:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mixed Thursday as gains for energy companies are mostly canceled out by losses for technology stocks. The price of crude oil rose about 1.6 percent. Household goods makers are mostly higher after some recent losses, but J.M. Smucker dropped after issuing a weak...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 10, 2018 file photo, a high school principal displays vaping devices that were confiscated from students in such places as restrooms or hallways at the school in Massachusetts. A government study released on Thursday, June 7, 2018, said teen vaping seemed to hold steady in 2017 and cigarette smoking continued to decline _ a promising sign of progress against a wide range of nicotine and tobacco products. However, some experts were cautious about the results. They noted the survey did not asks specifically about Juuls, a wildly popular form of e-cigarettes. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
June 07, 2018 - 1:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Vaping held steady last year in high school students and declined in middle school kids, according to new government data, but some researchers are skeptical because the survey may have missed out on a booming e-cigarette brand. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey...
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This May 13, 2004 photo shows fashion designer Kate Spade during an interview in New York. Spade was found dead in an apparent suicide in her New York City apartment Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
June 06, 2018 - 8:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The husband and business partner of designer Kate Spade, who died in an apparent suicide, said she suffered from depression and anxiety for many years. She was seeking help during the last five years, "seeing a doctor on a regular basis and taking medication for both depression and...
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