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Online giant Amazon said Thursday its profits more than tripled in the third quarter, but shares fell as the rise was weaker than expected. Amazon extended its string of positive results after years of investments that produced little or no profit, helped by its cloud computing, streaming video and
Google parent Alphabet on Thursday delivered higher profits for the third quarter, lifted by gains in mobile and video advertising as the tech giant narrowed losses on its "moon shots." Net profit climbed 27 percent to $5.1 billion. "We had a great third quarter," Alphabet chief
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):
PHOENIX (AP) — In Arizona, jack-o'-lanterns may not be the only things melting this Halloween.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fraternity and sorority parties will be back this weekend at the University of California, Berkeley after a one-week suspension, but with new guidelines aimed at keeping the often booze-filled bashes free of sexual violence.
Russia on Thursday dismissed as "unconvincing" the findings of a UN-led investigation showing that Syrian forces had carried out three chemical attacks, and said no sanctions should be imposed. It's simply not there," Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin told reporters following a closed-door
WASHINGTON (AP) — A 2011 confidential memo written by a longtime Bill Clinton aide during Hillary Clinton's State Department tenure describes overlap between the former president's business ventures and fundraising for the family's charities. The former aide also described free travel and
CAIRO (AP) — The Libyan navy said on Thursday that at least 90 migrants are believed to have perished when their rickety boat started to fall apart in the Mediterranean Sea, after leaving the Libyan coast.
By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Syria should investigate accusations that government forces carried out chlorine gas attacks and Islamic State militants used mustard gas, Russia said on Thursday, dimming Western hopes that U.N. sanctions could be imposed on those responsible. The 15-
Law enforcement officers dressed in riot gear fired bean bags and pepper spray on Thursday as they tried to clear protesters from a camp on private land in the path of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. North ...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski faces a familiar opponent in her latest re-election bid: Joe Miller, who challenged the Alaska senator six years ago in a historic, roller-coaster race.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans in the health insurance markets created by President Barack Obama's law will have less choice next year than any time since the program started, a new county-level analysis for The Associated Press has found.
London stocks rose Thursday after better-than-expected British economic growth data, but other leading markets were listless despite a raft of solid earnings reports. "Stock markets are going through a period of churn as investors digest a slew of corporate results, notably from European banks
NEW YORK (AP) — New privacy rules may make it easier to escape at least some online tracking.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A University of Wisconsin-Madison student already accused of sexually assaulting a woman in his apartment this month was charged Thursday with sexually assaulting four other women since early 2015.
Magna International, Canada's giant auto parts supplier, expects to open 29 new plants by 2019 as it races to meet the demand for new high-tech driver assistance technologies. Jim Tobin, Magna's chief marketing officer, said Thursday that Magna plans to build nine new plants in China. "
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — As first ladies they could hardly have been more different. But as Democrats looking to fire up female voters, Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton were firmly bonded on Thursday.
GARBERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Laura Costa's son and husband moved quickly with pruning shears as they harvested the family's fall marijuana crop, racing along with several workers to cut the plants and drop them in plastic bins ahead of an impending storm.
GARBERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Laura Costa's son and husband moved quickly with the pruning shears to harvest the family's fall marijuana crop, racing along with several workers to cut the plants and drop them in plastic bins ahead of an impending storm.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan judge ruled in favor of Flint residents who filed a class-action lawsuit against the state and state officials over the city's lead-contaminated water, rejecting a motion to dismiss the case entirely.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on a heat wave sweeping Arizona in the month of October (all times local):
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz's suggestion of an indefinite Supreme Court vacancy under a President Hillary Clinton raises questions about the credibility and integrity of Republicans who have said the next president should get to the choose who fills the vacancy, White House spokesman Josh Earnest
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In his latest attempt to cast doubt on the election process, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump raised suspicions Thursday about the voting machines in reliably Republican Texas despite producing no evidence of an actual problem.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Republicans who were for Donald Trump before they were against him are now promising to vote for the GOP presidential nominee.
The Greek government said Thursday it would make a fresh push to reform the private TV sector, after a top court blocked its previous attempt in a major blow to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. On Wednesday, 14 of the State Council's 24 judges said an October 2015 law limiting the number of private