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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
News 6 days ago
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
News 1 week ago
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
News 2 weeks ago
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
News 2 weeks ago
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
News 2 weeks ago
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
News 2 weeks ago
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
News 2 weeks ago
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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The Latest at CES: Outlook for wearable gadgets declines
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The Latest at CES: Outlook for wearable gadgets declines

(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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The Latest at CES: 'Smart stores' to draw shoppers from web
News 2 weeks ago
The Latest at CES: 'Smart stores' to draw shoppers from web

(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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Rural residents pool cash to save last bars, gathering sites
News 3 weeks ago
Rural residents pool cash to save last bars, gathering sites

(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall). A pickup truck passes the Blue Moose Saloon which opened in September in Renwick, Iowa, on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016....

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Ex-employee claims Versace used code for black customers
News 3 weeks ago
Ex-employee claims Versace used code for black customers

LIVERMORE, Calif. (AP)- A former employee at a Versace outlet store in the San Francisco Bay Area is suing the global retailer for discriminating...

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US pending home sales fell in November
News 3 weeks ago
US pending home sales fell in November

(AP Photo/Alan Diaz). This Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, photo shows a house for sale in Coral Gables, Fla. On Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, the National...

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The holiday shopping season is losing some of its power
News 1 month ago
The holiday shopping season is losing some of its power

(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE- In this Nov. 25, 2016, file photo, Maddy, left, and her friend Maggie, sit with their shopping bags at Union...

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Fred's, a small drugstore chain, may become national player
News 1 month ago
Fred's, a small drugstore chain, may become national player

NEW YORK (AP)- Fred's, a small regional drugstore chain from Memphis, Tennessee, has had a very good week. It all started Tuesday, when Fred's said...

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Midwest buying spree lifted US new-home sales in November
News 1 month ago
Midwest buying spree lifted US new-home sales in November

WASHINGTON (AP)- A buying spree in the Midwest spurred new U.S. home sales last month to the fastest pace since July. The Commerce Department said...

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Consumers slow growth in spending in November
News 1 month ago
Consumers slow growth in spending in November

(AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File). FILE- In this Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, file photo, a shopper carries a bag with merchandise as she shops at a Polo Ralph...

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Existing US home sales reach highest since February 2007
News 1 month ago
Existing US home sales reach highest since February 2007

WASHINGTON (AP)- Americans bought homes in November in the fastest pace in nearly a decade. But rising mortgage rates, a deepening shortage of...

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Walgreens, Rite Aid shed 865 stores to close $9.4B deal
News 1 month ago
Walgreens, Rite Aid shed 865 stores to close $9.4B deal

Walgreens and Rite Aid will sell 865 stores to rival retailer Fred's for $950 million, potentially removing the final roadblock thwarting a tie up...

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Stores push deals, hope to lure shoppers for holiday stretch
News 1 month ago
Stores push deals, hope to lure shoppers for holiday stretch

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke). In this Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, photo, shoppers look for gifts in booths set up for the holidays around City Hall in...

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Rates surging 5 weeks post-election; will home sales weaken?
News 1 month ago
Rates surging 5 weeks post-election; will home sales weaken?

WASHINGTON (AP)- Mortgage rates are still surging five weeks after Donald Trump's election victory. Will higher rates weaken prospective buyers'...

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Trump: Executives will run business empire with his children
News 1 month ago
Trump: Executives will run business empire with his children

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Donald Trump Jr. arrives at Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. NEW YORK (AP)- President-elect Donald Trump...

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Starbucks to boost number of shops, add more food to menu
News 1 month ago
Starbucks to boost number of shops, add more food to menu

(AP Photo/Richard Drew). Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz presents during the Starbucks 2016 Investor Day meeting, in New York, Wednesday,...

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NHL to move to new 67-story tower on Manhattan's west side
News 1 month ago
NHL to move to new 67-story tower on Manhattan's west side

NEW YORK (AP)- The National Hockey League is moving its headquarters to a 67-story office tower under construction on Manhattan's west side....

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Volleyballers vs. bulldozers: A Chinatown's history at stake
News 1 month ago
Volleyballers vs. bulldozers: A Chinatown's history at stake

(Virginia Tow via AP). In this Aug. 14, 2016 photo provided by Virginia Tow, players of the Boston Knight A volleyball team, front, go up for a...

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Chinese volleyball game in the crosshairs of development
News 1 month ago
Chinese volleyball game in the crosshairs of development

(Virginia Tow via AP). In this Aug. 14, 2016 photo provided by Virginia Tow, players of the Boston Knight A volleyball team, front, go up for a...

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