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  • The Latest: Russian missile maker disputes Dutch MH17 probe Associated Press - 10 minutes ago
    The Latest: Russian missile maker disputes Dutch MH17 probe

    NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the probe into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine in 2014 (all times local):

  • The Latest: Michelle Obama featured in Clinton TV ad Associated Press - 18 minutes ago
    The Latest:   Michelle Obama featured in Clinton TV ad

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential election (all times EDT):

  • Apple to create London HQ at Battersea Power station Associated Press - 19 minutes ago

    LONDON (AP) — Perhaps it was the guarantees on power supply?

  • Air rage incident reported by airlines on the rise Associated Press - 19 minutes ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Incidents of unruly passengers on planes are increasing, and more effective deterrents are needed to tackle the problem, a global airline trade group said Wednesday.

  • FBI director: Database coming on police use of deadly force Associated Press - 19 minutes ago
    FBI director: Database coming on police use of deadly force

    The FBI will have up and running within two years a database that tracks instances of police use of deadly force, FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers Wednesday at a congressional hearing that reflected ...

  • Deal reached to keep US government running, help Flint Associated Press - 22 minutes ago
    Deal reached to keep US government running, help Flint

    Congressional leaders have broken a stalemate over money to address the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, clearing the way Wednesday for a spending bill needed to keep the government running until December. ...

  • The Latest: Pope mourns loss of Israel's Peres Associated Press - 24 minutes ago
    The Latest: Pope mourns loss of Israel's Peres

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres (all times local):

  • Ford recalls Focus hatchbacks for latch release problem Associated Press - 25 minutes ago
    Ford recalls Focus hatchbacks for latch release problem

    Ford is recalling about 74,000 Focus hatchback cars with manual transmissions in the U.S. and Canada because the hatches can be unlatched too easily while the cars are moving. The recall covers certain ...

  • BlackBerry, once a phone innovator, to stop making its own Associated Press - 30 minutes ago

    BlackBerry says it plans to stop making its signature smartphones internally, signaling a strategic shift for a company that built its reputation on innovative smartphone technology. Rather, all development ...

  • Syrian government attacks 2 hospitals, bread line in Aleppo Associated Press - 31 minutes ago
    Syrian government attacks 2 hospitals, bread line in Aleppo

    Government shelling and airstrikes in Syria's eastern rebel-held Aleppo landed near a bread distribution center and two hospitals Wednesday, killing seven people and putting at least one of the medical ...

  • Officials: US to send more troops to Iraq to help with Mosul Associated Press - 34 minutes ago
    Officials: US to send more troops to Iraq to help with Mosul

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is preparing to send more troops to Iraq to help reclaim the city of Mosul from the Islamic State group, U.S. officials said Wednesday.

  • French regulators lure British companies as EU exit looms Associated Press - 36 minutes ago

    PARIS (AP) — The markets authority in France has a message for UK-based companies: We want you.

  • Senate poised to override Obama's veto of 9/11 legislation Associated Press - 37 minutes ago
    Senate poised to override Obama's veto of 9/11 legislation

    The Senate was poised Wednesday to overturn President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia even as lawmakers express fears ...

  • Probe: Malaysian jet downed by missile launcher from Russia Associated Press - 37 minutes ago
    Probe: Malaysian jet downed by missile launcher from Russia

    Dutch-led criminal investigators said Wednesday they have solid evidence that a Malaysian jet was shot down in 2014 by a Buk missile that was moved into eastern Ukraine from Russia. Wilbert Paulissen, ...

  • Israel mourns as preparations begin for Peres' funeral Associated Press - 41 minutes ago
    Israel mourns as preparations begin for Peres' funeral

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Wednesday mourned the death of Shimon Peres, a former president and prime minister whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state, as the government began preparations for a funeral that is expected to bring together world leaders and dignitaries.

  • Courteney Cox: Brangelina split 'not about' Jennifer Aniston Associated Press - 44 minutes ago
    Courteney Cox: Brangelina split 'not about' Jennifer Aniston

    Courteney Cox wants people to leave the name of her close friend and former "Friends" cast mate Jennifer Aniston out of any discussion about Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's divorce. Aniston and ...

  • Cadillac's newest sedan, the CT6, provides smooth ride Associated Press - 46 minutes ago

    Cadillac's newest and biggest luxury sedan, the 2016 CT6, is roomy, stylish and surprisingly agile and comes with innovative features such as cameras that can record the car's surroundings, even when the ...

  • Bank at Wells Fargo? Here are 4 things you should do soon Associated Press - 47 minutes ago
    Bank at Wells Fargo? Here are 4 things you should do soon

    Attention, Wells Fargo customers: It's time to sit down and make sure no funny business went on with your accounts. Wells Fargo, which has been fined $185 million by regulators who said bank employees ...

  • Savvy strategy for betting on a fad also considers its end Associated Press - 50 minutes ago
    Savvy strategy for betting on a fad also considers its end

    When a product is hot, it can look like a surefire bet for an entrepreneur tempted to jump on the trend. A savvy strategy, though, takes into account what to do when the fad goes pfffft. Companies of all ...

  • Honda says Takata air bag ruptured in Malaysia crash, 1 dead Associated Press - 51 minutes ago

    Japanese automaker Honda said Wednesday a Takata air bag ruptured in a crash in Malaysia which killed the driver, in the fifth such case in the country. Honda Motor Co. said the "single stage driver's ...

  • Shimon Peres witnessed Israel's history, and shaped it Associated Press - 51 minutes ago
    Shimon Peres witnessed Israel's history, and shaped it

    JERUSALEM (AP) — At every corner of Israel's tumultuous history, Shimon Peres was there.

  • UK's globalized car industry wary of Brexit impact Associated Press - 53 minutes ago
    UK's globalized car industry wary of Brexit impact

    This should be a fine time for British carmakers, with sales on the rise, but for one major storm front — the impossible-to-predict ramifications of the country's vote to leave the European Union. As British ...

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines at 10:30 a.m. EDT Associated Press - 53 minutes ago

    Yellen: Banks are healthier now because of tougher regulations

  • Stock indexes edge higher in early trading Associated Press - 54 minutes ago
    Stock indexes edge higher in early trading

    U.S. stock markets are slightly higher in a quiet start to Wednesday trading as energy companies rise with the price of oil. Phone and utility companies are slipping. Beer makers AB InBev and Molson Coors ...

  • Takata sells auto interiors unit as recall costs rise Associated Press - 1 hour 0 minutes ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Troubled air bag maker Takata Corp. of Japan is selling its automotive interior trim and seating material operation, raising cash as its inflator recall costs continue to mount.

  • Fact sheet: 2016 Cadillac CT6 Associated Press - 1 hour 0 minutes ago

    2016 Cadillac CT6 Platinum AWD BASE PRICE: $53,495 for base model with a four-cylinder engine and rear-wheel drive; $55,495 for base model with non-turbo V6 and all-wheel drive; $58,395 for luxury model ...

  • Japan PM promotes Shinkansen 'bullet' train to Singapore Associated Press - 1 hour 1 minute ago
    Japan PM promotes Shinkansen 'bullet' train to Singapore

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has used a meeting with his Singaporean counterpart to promote Japan's Shinkansen "bullet" train technology for use in a planned high-speed railway linking ...

  • Yellen defends tougher banking regulations Associated Press - 1 hour 4 minutes ago

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the financial health of the nation's banking system has strengthened considerably since the 2008 financial crisis, in part because of tougher regulations passed ...

  • Owner of Malaysia's Proton shortlists 5 bids for equity sale Associated Press - 1 hour 15 minutes ago
    Owner of Malaysia's Proton shortlists 5 bids for equity sale

    The owner of Malaysian national carmaker Proton said Wednesday it has shortlisted five potential foreign partners for a tie-up that includes an equity sale aimed at reviving the loss-making company. Syed ...

  • Police shoot, kill man in San Diego area; protesters gather Associated Press - 1 hour 17 minutes ago
    Police shoot, kill man in San Diego area; protesters gather

    A black man reportedly acting erratically at a strip mall in suburban San Diego was shot and killed by police after pulling an object from his pocket, pointing it at officers and assuming a “shooting stance,” authorities said. One of the officers tried and failed to subdue the unidentified man with a stun gun before the other officer fired several times, El Cajon Police Chief Jeff Davis said at a late night news conference. Police disputed that and produced a frame from cellphone video taken by a witness that appeared to show the man in the “shooting stance” as two officers approached with weapons drawn.

  • Vermont man lost at sea was suspect in grandfather's killing Associated Press - 1 hour 23 minutes ago
    Vermont man lost at sea was suspect in grandfather's killing

    BOSTON (AP) — A 22-year-old man rescued in the Atlantic after floating on a life raft for a week had been a suspect in the 2013 slaying of his grandfather, deepening the mystery surrounding his ordeal and the apparent death of his mother at sea.

  • Buckingham Palace official jailed over bribes for contracts Associated Press - 1 hour 24 minutes ago

    A former British royal official has been sentenced to five years in prison for taking more than 100,000 pounds ($130,000) in bribes to award contracts for work at Buckingham Palace and other royal residences. ...

  • French government plans tax cuts in its 2017 budget Associated Press - 1 hour 27 minutes ago
    French government plans tax cuts in its 2017 budget

    PARIS (AP) — The French government has presented a 2017 budget plan that includes 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in tax cuts expected to benefit 5 million low and middle-income households.

  • Clinton seeks campaign lift from Sanders, Michelle Obama Associated Press - 1 hour 39 minutes ago
    Clinton seeks campaign lift from Sanders, Michelle Obama

    Hillary Clinton sought Wednesday to build on her widely praised debate performance by making a direct appeal to younger voters whose enthusiasm drove Bernie Sanders' unlikely campaign. Clinton was joining ...

  • Markets Right Now: US stocks open higher Associated Press - 1 hour 39 minutes ago

    The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, with the biggest gains going to energy and materials companies. Mining company ...