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  • Jakarta governor wins Indonesian presidency

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo, who captured the hearts of millions of Indonesians with his common man image, won the country's presidential election with 53 percent of the vote, final results showed Tuesday. Widodo, a former furniture exporter known to most as "Jokowi,"...

  • US stock futures climb as earnings reports roll in

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures pointed higher early Tuesday as more corporate earnings rolled in. Shares in the restaurant chain Chipotle and the cable company Comcast surged after they reported results that were better than Wall Street expected. KEEPING SCORE: Dow Jones industrial...

  • Prices flatten out in June, and some good news for consumers

    Consumer inflation held steady at 2.1 percent yearly in June, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday morning.

  • McDonald's profit slips; US sales decline

    OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald's Corp. said its profit slipped in the second quarter as sales in the U.S. continued to flag. The world's biggest hamburger chain has been struggling to boost sales in its flagship market amid intensifying competition, changing eating habits and the persistent...

  • US consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices rose in June at a slightly slower pace than in May with two-thirds of the June advance driven by the largest jump in gasoline prices in a year. Prices rose 0.3 percent in June following a 0.4 percent rise in May, the Labor Department reported Tuesday....

  • Verizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent

    NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon reported Tuesday that its second-quarter earnings nearly doubled after it secured full ownership of Verizon Wireless. Profit jumped to $4.32 billion from $2.25 billion, or 78 cents per share. Net income per share grew, but at a lower rate, to $1.01 per share from 78...

  • 'Lost control': MSNBC hits Hillary Clinton for wrecking her personal Image

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has "lost control" of her public Image, a sorry place to be for someone who's reportedly considering a 2016 presidential bid, and she has no one to blame but herself, an MSNBC panel suggested Tuesday morning.

  • Crash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held city

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government on Tuesday on their way to the Netherlands, after delays and haphazard treatment of the bodies that put pressure on European foreign ministers meeting in...

  • US consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June, reflecting biggest jump in gasoline in 12 months

    WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer prices up 0.3 percent in June, reflecting biggest jump in gasoline in 12 months.

  • Coke's sales miss estimates as Diet Coke flags

    ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola Co. reported quarterly sales that fell short of Wall Street estimates on Tuesday as demand remained weak for Diet Coke in North America. Globally, the world's biggest beverage maker said sales volume rose 3 percent, boosted by gains in places including the Middle East...

  • Germany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitic demos

    BERLIN (AP) — The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday condemned the rise in anti-Semitic protests and violence over the conflict in Gaza, saying they will do everything possible to combat it in their countries. "Anti-Semitic rhetoric and hostility against Jews, attacks...

  • Has Texas Gov. Rick Perry thrown down the gauntlet to Obama on immigration?

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry is sending up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Lone Star State's border with Mexico in an attempt to contain the flood of illegal immigrants entering the U.S.

  • Israeli soldier missing as Gaza fighting rages on

    JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip, a defense official said Tuesday, as Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets along the coastal area. Diplomatic efforts intensified to end the two week war that has killed more than 600...

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 22

    The Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee this afternoon will examine President Obama's pick to be the head of the embattled department. Robert McDonald, tapped as President Obama's choice to replace Eric Shinseki, will field questions from Senate lawmakers this afternoon.

  • Comcast 2Q earnings top views on Internet hookups

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter net income rose 15 percent to nearly $2 billion as it added high-speed Internet customers at a faster pace than a year ago and video subscriber losses moderated. The nation's largest cable provider said Tuesday that net income rose to $1.99...



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