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Twitter reports 1Q loss

  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter Inc. is reporting a loss of $61.6 million in its first quarter. The San Francisco company said it had a...

Higher prices help lift PepsiCo’s sales

  PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — Higher prices helped lift PepsiCo's sales in the first quarter, as the maker of Doritos, Gatorade and Quaker worked...

Global stocks mixed as investors await Trump tax cut plan

  BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Shares were mixed in Europe on Thursday after another day of gains in Asia as investors awaited...

Chipotle says key sale figure rose more than expected

  NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle says a key sales figure rose more than expected in the first quarter as it works to recover...

Uber takes to the skies with next ride-hailing project

  NEW YORK (AP) — Uber is taking to the skies with its next project — "flying cars" — even as all eyes are...

Insurer Centene commits to shaky ACA exchanges for 2018

  BY TOM MURPHY One health insurer is eager to dive back into the Affordable Care Act's troubled insurance exchanges next year, even as competitors waver...

Healthy profits for McDonald’s, others vault stocks higher

  BY STAN CHOE NEW YORK (AP) — Profits are climbing for companies, and so are their stock prices. More big businesses joined the earnings parade Tuesday,...

Google targets ‘fake news,’ offensive search suggestions

  BY MICHAEL LIEDTKE SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google has sprinkled some new ingredients into its search engine in an effort to prevent bogus information and...

McDonald’s US sales climb, customer traffic still a focus

OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald's says new Big Mac sizes helped boost a key sales figure in the U.S., but that it's still...

Survey of economists finds optimism about growth prospects

WASHINGTON (AP) — Business economists are generally optimistic about the U.S. economy with most expecting stronger growth than last year's poor performance. Economists surveyed by...

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Firefighters Mopping Hot Spots in Golden Gate Estates: UPDATE – STILL...

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

The Lee County Sheriff's Office has released limited information regarding the death investigation that began on Thursday afternoon on 4 Street West in Lehigh Acres. Now reported...

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...