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  • Stock market edges up in late morning trading

    The stock market rose slightly in light trading Friday, ahead of the Labor Day holiday. The latest reports on the U.S. economy were mixed: Consumer sentiment improved in August, while spending fell and income growth slowed in July. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 rose five points, or 0.3 percent, to...

  • Hershey takes wraps off new corporate logo

    HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — The Hershey Company is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products. The candy maker on Friday announced the new design, which adds a Kisses chocolate at the end of the company's name. It's part of what the...

  • NYPD monitoring Britain terror precautions

    NEW YORK (AP) — Police Commissioner William Bratton says New York City is closely following developments overseas after Britain raised its terror threat level. Bratton said Friday there is "no specific credible threat" to New York City. He says the NYPD is working with the FBI Joint Terrorism...

  • O'Malley to return to New Hampshire

    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will make his third trip to New Hampshire in September, a sign that he is likely to challenge Hillary Clinton for the presidential nomination.

  • 'Too big to fail' could be slapped on more non-banks

    It is widely expected that the Sept. 4 meeting announced by the Financial Stability Oversight Council late Thursday will focus on applying the label of "too big to fail" to one insurer, MetLife.

  • Obama gives himself leeway on immigration action deadline

    The president for the first time stopped short of abiding by his self-imposed deadline of acting on immigration without Congress’ consent by the end of the summer.

  • VIDEO: Campaigns headed into high gear as Labor Day approaches

    Labor Day has always been seen as the unofficial kick off to campaign season and candidates around the nation will begin to ramp up their efforts in the coming weeks.

  • Cameron promises tough action to fight militants

    LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron says he'll introduce new laws to combat terror suspects, pledging to seize passports to fight what he described as an extremist threat more dangerous than any previously seen. Cameron's remarks came just after authorities on Friday raised the terror...

  • SEC is going easy on fraud: commissioner

    Luis Aguilar, one of the five SEC commissioners, issued an unusual dissent to the SEC's punishment of an accountant, calling the decisions a "wrist slap at best."

  • U.K. raises terrorist threat level

    The U.K. in response to a threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria raised its terrorist attack warning system to the second highest level Friday from substantial to severe, which carries the warning that a terrorist attack is "highly likely."

  • Obama about to fire his smoking gun again

    Despite fears of some establishment Republicans, I choose to believe that if Obama makes good on his threat, there will be electoral hell for Democrats to pay in November -- not Republicans.

  • In just 6 months, 37,477 illegal immigrant kids released, only 280 deported

    The Obama administration has released a huge majority of illegal immigrant children who poured over the U.S.-Mexico border earlier this year into dozens of tony counties without notifying the public, while deporting just 280.

  • US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness. Income growth also slowed. Consumer spending edged down 0.1 percent last month after a 0.4 percent increase in June, the Commerce Department reported Friday. It was the...

  • Back to fundraising for Obama

    Planning strategy to deal with the terrorist rebels in Syria will take a back seat to fundraising Friday, as President Obama takes a two-state trip to raise cash for a couple of Democratic groups.

  • Senegalese minister of health confirms 1st case of Ebola virus in the West African country

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegalese minister of health confirms 1st case of Ebola virus in the West African country.



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