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Uber self-driving car exec steps aside during Google lawsuit

BY MICHAEL LIEDTKE SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The executive running Uber's self-driving car division is stepping aside while the company defends itself against charges that...

American Airlines tops 1Q profit views; unveils pay boost

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines said its first-quarter earnings fell 67 percent as higher costs, including labor and fuel, offset a...

Markets subdued in the wake of Trump’s tax plans

LONDON (AP) — Global stocks were subdued Thursday as investors assessed the scant details of President Donald Trump's U.S. tax overhaul. The Bank...

Trump considers action on NAFTA ahead of 100-day mark

BY JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is considering a draft executive order to withdraw the U.S. from the North American Free Trade...

Fiat Chrysler profit up more than a third as Europe improves

MILAN (AP) — Carmaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles reported Wednesday that its first-quarter earnings rose by more than a third mainly due to an improved...

Hershey tops 1Q profit forecasts, but revenue falls short

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — Hershey Co. on Wednesday reported a steep slide in first-quarter profit on a hefty charge, but the results still topped...

Insurer Anthem hands feds deadline on crucial ACA subsidies

BY TOM MURPHY Health insurers are pressing President Donald Trump and Congress to guarantee a crucial customer subsidy for the Affordable Care Act's shaky insurance...

US durable goods advance modest 0.7 percent in March

BY MARTIN CRUTSINGER WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods posted only a modest gain in March as a key category that tracks business...

HSN CEO to step down to take top job at Weight...

BY ANNE D'INNOCENZIO NEW YORK (AP) — The CEO of a heavyweight of home shopping on TV is leaving that job to take the top...

Stocks hold steady ahead of tax-plan announcement

  BY STAN CHOE NEW YORK (AP) — Stock markets around the world made only modest moves on Wednesday, waiting to see what the White House...

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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...