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Stocks rally; S&P 500 has best day of 2014
NEW YORK — The U.S. stock market marched higher Tuesday, giving the Standard & Poor’s 500 index its best day of the year. Investors rallied behind an encouraging report on the Chinese economy as well as strong quarterly results from Apple and other big companies. The market continues on its r...
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Gov. Snyder signs law to ban Tesla direct sales
LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday signed a law clarifying that automakers can only sell through franchised dealers, a move electric car maker Tesla Motors said puts Michigan in the “rare minority” of states to ban stores where consumers can buy vehicles directly from manufacturers. ...
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Daimler sells stake in Tesla for $780 million
Daimler AG says it has sold its 4 percent stake in electric car maker Tesla for $780 million. The buyer was not disclosed. The Germany-based parent of Mercedes-Benz says its partnership with Tesla Motors Inc. is unaffected. Tesla made the battery packs and chargers for the two-seat electric smart...
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Yahoo’s 3Q earnings soar on Alibaba windfall
SUNNYVALE — Yahoo’s third-quarter earnings soared as the Internet company collected a huge windfall from Alibaba’s recent IPO. Revenue also rose slightly from the previous year, a welcome change for a company that has been posting quarterly declines for most of the past five years. The uptick...
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McDonald’s CEO outlines changes as sales slide
NEW YORK — After posting yet another disappointing quarter, McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson said Tuesday the company hasn’t been keeping up with the times and that changes are in store for its U.S. restaurants. Thompson said that starting in January McDonald’s will “simplify” its menu to ma...
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Giants fans be wary, man robbed of World Series tickets worth $1,000
With the World Series hot on San Francisco Giants’ fans minds, police are reminding people to be w..
Two dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament
OTTAWA, Ontario — A gunman with a scarf over his face shot to death a Canadian soldier standin..
US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations
WASHINGTON — Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said Wednesday that ev..
Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles
DETROIT — The U.S. government is telling 3 million more car owners to get their air bags repaired ..
Turkish president says US airdrop to Kurds in Kobani a mistake
ISTANBUL — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that the U.S. made a mistake in airdropping..
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