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US, Canada, Mexico pledge quick work to update NAFTA

BY PAUL WISEMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators are pledging to work quickly to update the North American Free Trade Agreement,...

Trump adviser resigned ahead of negative magazine story

WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who resigned Friday from an unpaid post as President Donald Trump's adviser on deregulation efforts, stepped down...

Icahn steps down as unofficial Trump adviser

BY JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has lost another informal adviser from the business world: billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who gave...

11 US states added jobs in July

BY JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring increased in 11 U.S. states in July, while the unemployment rate tumbled to record lows in two...

Former Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing company

BY MICHAEL LIEDTKE SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is skewering a lawsuit filed by a former ally, describing it as...

A midday rally fades as sporting goods stocks are penalized

BY MARLEY JAY NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slumped in the final minutes of trading Friday and ended a rough week with more losses....

China to limit overseas investments in real estate, sports

BEIJING (AP) — China's government is moving to curb domestic companies' investments abroad in property, sports, entertainment and other fields, following a series of...

A sports rout on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Sporting goods retailers can't shake their losing streak. Shares of stores that mostly sell sneakers and sporting gear plummeted Friday after...

Hot stock tip: Chicken Soup for the Soul

NEW YORK (AP) — "These are the times that try men's souls," was written more than two centuries ago, but given events this week,...

State: 26,000 jobs added in July

Florida added 26,000 jobs in July, according to new data released by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity on Friday. Out of a labor force...

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Weekly Chat: Jerry Lewis, a National Icon

Editor's Note: This story was originally published on Jan. 11. Jerry Lewis passed away Sunday at the age of 91. Americana (noun): items or...

Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on ice, animals

BY FRANK JORDANS VICTORIA STRAIT, Nunavut (AP) — The email arrived in mid-June, seeking to explode any notion that global warming might turn our Arctic...

Defiant Trump renews criticism of ‘both sides’ in protest

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE and JULIE PACE NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump defiantly blamed "both sides" for the weekend violence between white supremacists and...

SWFL can expect 77 percent coverage during eclipse, NASA scientist says

Americans across the country are preparing for the first cross-continental total solar eclipse in almost a century, and Southwest Florida residents are looking for...