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Apple cuts off payments, Qualcomm slashes expectations

NEW YORK (AP) — Qualcomm slashed its profit expectations Friday by as much as a third after saying that Apple is refusing to pay...

US economic growth weakened to 0.7 percent in first quarter

BY MARTIN CRUTSINGER WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy turned in the weakest performance in three years in the January-March quarter as consumers sharply slowed...

US stock indexes tick higher in a mixed day for markets

BY STAN CHOE NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes ticked higher on Thursday, part of a mixed day for markets around the world. Under Armour,...

Theme parks: Comcast’s under-the-radar growth driver

BY TALI ARBEL NEW YORK (AP) — One of Comcast's fastest-growing businesses hasn't been selling cable or internet subscriptions — or making movies and TV...

Toyota recalls 250K Tacoma pickups; rear wheels can lock up

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling about 250,000 small pickup trucks mainly in North America because the rear wheels have the potential to lock...

New Mexico city seeks sugary drink tax

BY MORGAN LEE SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — It's being pitched as an educational lifeline for impoverished preschool-aged children and condemned as the latest example...

Retailers and insurers get taxed more, tech less

BY MARLEY JAY NEW YORK (AP) — To understand taxes, you have to think about geography. Don't worry, this will make sense eventually. The U.S. has...

General Motors profit up 34 percent on US truck, SUV sales

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' first-quarter profit rose 34 percent as the company's strong truck and SUV lineup helped it increase U.S. sales when...

UK economy slows as Brexit weighs on consumers

BY DANICA KIRKA LONDON (AP) — Britain's economy slowed in the first three months of the year as concerns about the U.K.'s exit from the...

Global stocks mixed as North Korea jitters flare

BY JOE McDONALD BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Friday amid renewed jitters over North Korea and conflicting signals from President Donald Trump...

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LCSO Sharing Little Regarding Lehigh Homicide Investigation: UPDATE – VICTIMS IDENTIFIED

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Ohio family members plead for tips to solve massacre of 8

  BY ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tearful family members are pleading for information that could help solve the massacre of eight people in Ohio...