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'Day Without Immigrants': Protest closes restaurants in US
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'Day Without Immigrants': Protest closes restaurants in US

PHILADELPHIA (AP)- The heart of Philadelphia's Italian Market was uncommonly quiet. Fine restaurants in New York, San Francisco and the nation's...

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'Day Without Immigrants' protest closes many US restaurants
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'Day Without Immigrants' protest closes many US restaurants

'Day Without Immigrants': Protest closes restaurants in US PHILADELPHIA (AP)- The heart of Philadelphia's Italian Market was uncommonly quiet. Fine...

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US home building falls as developers start fewer apartments
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US home building falls as developers start fewer apartments

(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File). FILE- In this Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, file photo, work continues on new housing under construction in St. Louis. On...

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Optimism among US homebuilders weakens
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Optimism among US homebuilders weakens

(AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE- This Wednesday, May 25, 2016, file photo shows a new home under construction in Phoenix. The National Association...

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Postal Service says it lost $200 million over holiday season
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Postal Service says it lost $200 million over holiday season

WASHINGTON (AP)- The U.S. Postal Service said Thursday it lost $200 million during the year-end holiday season, despite a strong quarter of package...

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Trump criticism of Nordstrom raises conflict concern
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Trump criticism of Nordstrom raises conflict concern

(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this May 13, 2016 file photo, the Nordstrom logo is displayed above the post where it trades on the floor...

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Trump tweets that Nordstrom treated Ivanka
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Trump tweets that Nordstrom treated Ivanka "so unfairly"

(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this May 13, 2016 file photo, the Nordstrom logo is displayed above the post where it trades on the floor...

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At $250M, Los Angeles home most expensive listed in US
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At $250M, Los Angeles home most expensive listed in US

(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). This Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 photo shows an 85-foot infinity swimming pool at a $250 million mansion in the Bel-Air area of...

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Dollar General plans to create 1,000 jobs in Georgia in 2017
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Dollar General plans to create 1,000 jobs in Georgia in 2017

JACKSON, Ga. (AP)- Dollar General is planning to create 1,000 jobs across the state of Georgia this year with the addition of new stores as well as...

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Nordstrom to drop Ivanka Trump's clothing, accessories line
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Nordstrom to drop Ivanka Trump's clothing, accessories line

SEATTLE (AP)- Nordstrom said Thursday it will stop selling Ivanka Trump clothing and accessories. The Seattle-based department store chain said the...

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Yemenis close NYC shops in protest of Trump travel ban
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Yemenis close NYC shops in protest of Trump travel ban

By DEEPTI HAJELA and VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press NEW YORK (AP)- Hundreds of ethnic Yemeni business owners who operate New York City corner...

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Delis, bodegas to close in protest of Trump travel ban
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Delis, bodegas to close in protest of Trump travel ban

NEW YORK (AP)- A group of Yemeni business owners plan to shut down their delis, grocery stores and bodegas around New York City in protest of...

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US construction activity slips in December
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US construction activity slips in December

WASHINGTON (AP)- U.S. builders trimmed spending slightly in December as a gain in private projects was offset by a big drop in spending on...

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Chicago popcorn maker Garrett buying Frango mints brand
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Chicago popcorn maker Garrett buying Frango mints brand

CHICAGO (AP)- Chicago's famous Frango chocolate brand is being sold to the city's most famous popcorn company. Department store chain Macy's Inc....

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Walgreens slashes offer for Rite Aid, pushes back deadline
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Walgreens slashes offer for Rite Aid, pushes back deadline

Walgreens substantially lowered its offering price for drugstore rival Rite Aid and, facing resistance from U.S. regulators, raised the number of...

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US pending home sales increased in December
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US pending home sales increased in December

WASHINGTON (AP)- More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in December. The increase possibly reflects more people scrambling to purchase homes...

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Starbucks says 'congestion' in stores crimped sales
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Starbucks says 'congestion' in stores crimped sales

(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, file photo, Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz, right, introduces...

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Existing US home fell in December as supplies at 17-year low
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Existing US home fell in December as supplies at 17-year low

WASHINGTON (AP)- Americans retreated from purchasing homes in December, as the number of properties listed for sale sank to its lowest level since...

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Lawsuit: Trump business ties violate Constitution
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Lawsuit: Trump business ties violate Constitution

By BERNARD CONDON and JULIE BYKOWICZAssociated Press NEW YORK (AP)- To fight what it called a "grave threat" to the country, a watchdog group on...

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McDonald's sales rise globally, but dip in US
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McDonald's sales rise globally, but dip in US

NEW YORK (AP)- McDonald's global sales rose 2.7 percent at established locations as growth overseas offset a drop in the U.S. The world's biggest...

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Trump hotel adds to ethics concern with inaugural festivity
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Trump hotel adds to ethics concern with inaugural festivity

(AP Photo/John Minchillo). In this Jan. 19, 2017, photo, police stand guard outside the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue in...

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Tiffany feels the Trump effect on 5th Avenue
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Tiffany feels the Trump effect on 5th Avenue

NEW YORK (AP)- Security barricades, protesters and a perpetual media encampment in and around Trump Tower since the election tarnished sales at...

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PR effort? Questions surround Trump's hotel profits pledge
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PR effort? Questions surround Trump's hotel profits pledge

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the lobby of...

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Cabinet picks must do more than Trump to avoid conflicts
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Cabinet picks must do more than Trump to avoid conflicts

WASHINGTON (AP)- President-elect Donald Trump and his pick for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, have much in common. Both are wealthy, long-time...

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Correction: Housing 2017-Outlook story
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Correction: Housing 2017-Outlook story

(AP Photo/Alan Diaz). FILE- In this Dec. 6, 2016 file photo, a house is for sale in Coral Gables, Fla. Economists predict mortgage rates will...

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Somber department store holiday season casts pall over 2017
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Somber department store holiday season casts pall over 2017

(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Nov. 21, 2013, file photo, with the Empire State building in the background, the Macy's logo is...

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Correction: Shoe makers story
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Correction: Shoe makers story

(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). In this Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016 photograph, the word "Boston" accents the sole of the New Balance Zante v2 shoe on...

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Mortgage rates, home sales and prices seen rising in 2017
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Mortgage rates, home sales and prices seen rising in 2017

(AP Photo/Alan Diaz). FILE- In this Dec. 6, 2016 file photo, a house is for sale in Coral Gables, Fla. Economists predict mortgage rates will...

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The Latest at CES: From drones to A.I., top CES 2017 trends
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The Latest at CES: From drones to A.I., top CES 2017 trends

(Courtesy of Best Buy via AP). This photo provided by Best Buy shows an example of Best Buy's demonstration for Facebook Inc.'s Oculus Rift...

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Beantown as Shoetown: Sneaker makers stake claim in Boston
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Beantown as Shoetown: Sneaker makers stake claim in Boston

(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). In this Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016 photograph, the word "Boston" accents the sole of the New Balance Zante v2 shoe on...

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