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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets users block the social network from gathering information about them on outside websites and apps.Facebook said Tuesday that it is adding a place where users can see the activity that Facebook tracks outside its …
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — The founder of Chinese tech giant Huawei said Tuesday he expects no relief from U.S. export curbs because of the political climate in Washington but expressed confidence the company will thrive because it is developing its own technology.Ren Zhengfei also said he …
U.S. stocks moved broadly lower in early trading Tuesday, weighed down by a mixed batch of company earnings and another decline in bond yields.Banks drove much of the selling as investors reacted to the decline in yields. The 10-year Treasury note slipped to 1.54% from 1.59% late Monday. When bond …
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's plan to leave the European Union (all times local):4:30 p.m.Britain has decided to stop going to many European Union meetings unless its attendance is crucial so its diplomatic staff can better prepare for its scheduled departure from the bloc on Oct. …
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's new treasury minister says he'll do everything to guarantee the stability of the peso after the local currency's recent crash.Hernán Lacunza also said Tuesday that the government will meet commitments with the International Monetary Fund that …
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Erica cried when she realized her ex-husband's ongoing financial abuse meant she'd have to defer going back to school for a year. But her tears lasted just 45 seconds before she pulled herself together and refocused."I picked myself back up and said, 'OK, this is where …
"Renting is just throwing money away.""Renting is like paying someone else instead of paying yourself."You may have heard these opinions from family and friends, but it's not that simple. In some areas (looking at you, San Francisco), renting is far more economical than buying a home. But renting …
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) - Seven international groups have expressed interest in becoming strategic investors in the construction of Bulgaria's second nuclear power plant, the country's energy minister said Tuesday.Temenuzhka Petkova said that applications for investing in …
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):9:35 a.m.Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street as major U.S. indexes give back a bit of the ground they won over the previous three days.Technology companies and banks, which have tended to lead the …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter said it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong.The company also said Monday it will ban ads from state-backed media companies, expanding a …
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Elanco Animal Health will spend $7.6 billion to acquire Bayer AG's veterinary medicines business, which would make it the second-largest animal health company.Elanco said Tuesday that it will pay $5.3 billion, or about 70% of the total price, in cash and the rest in …
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Britain on Tuesday were hurtling toward a costly and damaging no-deal split in little over two months after kicking off a high-wire week of diplomacy by entrenching themselves deeper in irreconcilable positions.The EU took only half a day to rebuff a …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The "fundamentals" of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a decade ago amid mounting concern that a recession could imperil President Donald Trump's reelection.Exhibiting no such concern, senior adviser …
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed Tuesday after rallying a day earlier on the U.S. decision to give Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers.Markets around the world have been swinging back and forth for months on incremental developments in …
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign minister says he's "grateful" for Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg's climate protests.Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Tuesday — one year after Thunberg first staged a protest in front of the Swedish parliament — that she was addressing "the …
Home Depot cut its sales expectations for the year as lumber prices slid and the company braces for the potential impact of tariffs on its customers.The Trump administration delayed most of the tariffs it planned to impose on Chinese goods last week and dropped others altogether, responding to …
BANGKOK (AP) — A court in Thailand on Tuesday sentenced a construction tycoon to six months in prison for illegal firearms possession in the latest case in a scandal that erupted when he was accused of poaching protected animals in a wildlife sanctuary.The Bangkok Criminal Court halved the …
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Huawei founder says he expects no relief from U.S. sanctions but is confident it will thrive with its own technology.
NEW YORK (AP) — Out with the new and in with the old.As department stores watch their customers flock to second-hand stores, some are trying to bring them back by partnering with online resale sites.Last week, J.C. Penney and Macy's announced a pilot program to set aside sections inside a …
LONDON (AP) — The U.K.'s energy regulator says it has launched an investigation into a widespread electricity outage on Aug. 9 that left a hospital without power and rail passengers stranded for hours during the busy evening commute.The announcement Tuesday came as the Office of Gas and …

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