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November 18, 2017 - 6:30 pm
T25 COLLEGE FOOTBALL-SCHEDULE No. 5 Wisconsin wins slugfest against No. 19 Michigan UNDATED (AP) — No. 5 Wisconsin beat No. 19 Michigan 24-10 to remain undefeated, in the day's only match-up of ranked teams. Alex Hornibrook's 24-yard touchdown pass to A.J. Taylor in third quarter broke open a...
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Michelle Wie putts on the 18th hole during the third round of the CME Group Tour Championship golf tournament at Tiburon Golf Club, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 in Naples, Fla. (Luke Franke/Naples Daily News via AP)
November 18, 2017 - 5:12 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Sung Hyun Park was in the palmetto bushes, near the base of the tree, in the bunkers and going nowhere in the CME Group Tour Championship. Perhaps most surprising at the end of the day was that Park was no longer in the lead. What looked to be a victory lap for the 24-year-old...
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President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he walks with Vice President Mike Pence as he departs Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Trump urged House Republicans Thursday to approve a near $1.5 trillion tax overhaul as the party prepared to drive the measure through the House. Across the Capitol, Democrats pointed to new numbers showing the Senate version of the plan would boost taxes on lower and middle-income Americans. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 18, 2017 - 12:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses — like President Donald Trump and his family — do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed this week by the House. Want to toast the anticipated tax win with...
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November 17, 2017 - 6:15 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A new report on recalls of potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators shows that automakers have replaced only 43 percent of the faulty parts even though recalls have been under way for more than 15 years. The report, issued Friday by an independent monitor who is keeping tabs on...
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Sung Hyun Park hits on the first hole during the second round during the second round of the CME Group Tour Championship golf tournament at Tiburon Golf Club, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 in Naples, Fla. (Luke Franke/Naples Daily News via AP)
November 17, 2017 - 5:33 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Golf felt so easy to Sung Hyun Park that only when she took out her card to catch up on her scores did she realize she had closed out the front nine with five straight birdies at the CME Group Tour Championship. Park kept right on attacking. The 24-year-old from South Korea...
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November 17, 2017 - 4:55 pm
Retailers and smaller U.S. companies jumped again Friday as they continued to report strong third-quarter results, but technology companies and other big U.S. corporations couldn't add to the previous day's gains. On Friday: The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 6.79 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2...
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November 17, 2017 - 4:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday: Ross Stores Inc., up $6.56 to $72.25 The discount retailer raised its forecast for the rest of the year. Foot Locker Inc., up $8.97 to $40.82 The sporting goods retailer said it might surpass its annual profit and sales...
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President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he walks with Vice President Mike Pence as he departs Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Trump urged House Republicans Thursday to approve a near $1.5 trillion tax overhaul as the party prepared to drive the measure through the House. Across the Capitol, Democrats pointed to new numbers showing the Senate version of the plan would boost taxes on lower and middle-income Americans. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 17, 2017 - 4:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses — like President Donald Trump and his family — do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed this week by the House. Want to toast the anticipated tax win with...
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November 17, 2017 - 3:41 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Michael Foley, Baylor University (THE CONVERSATION) Each year the holidays bring with them an increase in both the consumption of alcohol and concern about drinking’s harmful effects...
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November 17, 2017 - 8:38 am
BERLIN (AP) — Volkswagen says it plans to spend more than 34 billion euros ($40 billion) over the next five years on developing electric cars, autonomous driving and other new technologies. The German automaker released the figure Friday after its supervisory board discussed the company's plans for...
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