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  • Uganda: 9 bodies found after tribal clashes

    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan police official says nine bodies have been discovered buried under four different sites in an ongoing investigation of mass graves in a western part of the country that had tribal violence recently. Police Spokesman Fred Enanga said Friday that five of the...

  • High speed rail opens between main Turkish cities

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey is inaugurating a high-speed rail service linking the capital Ankara to Istanbul which will cut travel time between the country's main two cities by half. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other dignitaries opened the service on Friday, making the first...

  • FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of World Cup

    ZURICH (AP) — FIFA rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament "can achieve positive change." Russia's alleged involvement in shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last week prompted calls from some lawmakers in Germany to review the country's...

  • Orders for US durable goods up 0.7 percent in June

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in June after a May decline, helped by a recovery in demand in a key category that signals business investment plans. Orders for durable goods increased 0.7 percent in June on a seasonally adjusted basis following a 1...

  • Xerox 2Q profit drops 1.8 percent

    NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Document management company Xerox Corp. (XRX) on Friday reported profit that declined by 1.8 percent in its second quarter, and beat analysts' expectations. The Norwalk, Connecticut-based company said net income dropped to $266 million, or 22 cents per share, from $271...

  • CU forecasts moderate job growth for rest of '14

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The University of Colorado business school is predicting moderate job growth in the state for the rest of the year. The Leeds School of Business forecast released Friday was based on business registration data from the Secretary of State's Office. Nearly 25,000 new...

  • Pot may be legal, but homeowner agreements can ban

    DENVER (AP) — Pot may be legal in some states — but the neighbors don't have to like it. Marijuana and hemp have joined wacky paint colors and unsightly fences as common neighborhood disputes facing homeowners' associations. Though a few HOAs have willingly changed their rules to...

  • Cleveland Speedway sells at auction for $800,000

    CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) — After multiple years on the market, the Cleveland Speedway has been sold at auction for $800,000. Retired investor Al Chapman of Chickamauga, Georgia, told WRCB-TV Chattanooga (http://bit.ly/1t3z6Hz) he's not sure what the future holds for the track, but keeping it...

  • Orders for US durable goods up 0.7 percent in June led by solid gain in business investment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for US durable goods up 0.7 percent in June led by solid gain in business investment.

  • Greenfield plant plans $5M upgrade

    GREENFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A high-tech metalworking tool manufacturer in Greenfield has announced a nearly $5 million upgrade that is expected to bring 70 new jobs to the region. Kennametal Inc. plans to invest $3.4 million immediately on upgrades to the plant, equipment and machinery, as well...

  • Oil price slips below $102 a barrel

    The price of oil slipped below $102 a barrel on Friday, falling for a second day after spiking on lower U.S. inventories and tensions in Ukraine and the Middle East. By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark U.S. crude for September delivery was down 38 cents to $101.69 in electronic trading on...

  • Deal still elusive for Gaza cease-fire

    CAIRO (AP) — Turbulent negotiations to broker a temporary truce in the Gaza Strip are continuing against the backdrop of fresh Israeli attacks on Palestinian militants. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met twice Friday in Cairo with U.N. chief Ban Ki-Moon and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh...

  • Kyrgyzstan's ex-preident sentenced to life

    BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — A former president of Kyrgyzstan has been convicted and sentenced in absentia to life in prison for his role in violently breaking up an opposition rally, resulting in 77 deaths. The Supreme Court in this Central Asian nation on Friday found Kurmanbek Bakiyev guilty...

  • Moody's 2Q profit up, lifts 2014 revenue outlook

    NEW YORK (AP) — Moody's second-quarter net income increased by 42 percent as revenue improved at both of its divisions. The credit ratings agency's performance beat Wall Street's expectations, and the company raised its full-year revenue forecast. It stock rose in premarket trading on Friday....

  • Russia bans dairy imports from Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has announced a ban on all dairy imports from Ukraine starting next week, a move Kiev has dismissed as politically motivated. The Russian agency in charge of agricultural products said Friday it is banning imports of Ukrainian dairy starting Monday because of numerous...



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