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FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2015 file photo, trees stand in front of a giant logo of the German car manufacturer Volkswagen in Wolfsburg, Germany. German automaker Volkswagen is reporting better-than-expected operating earnings for the first quarter thanks to cost controls and a stronger contribution from its core brand, which was boosted by new models including the Tiguan SUV the company said Tuesday, April 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn,file)
April 18, 2017 - 11:09 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen has reported better-than-expected earnings for the first quarter thanks to cost controls and a stronger contribution from its core brand, which was boosted by new models including the Tiguan SUV. The company said Tuesday that it made 4.4 billion...
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FILE - In this Saturday, April 16, 2016, file photo, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks during a news conference after the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) conference at the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings at IMF headquarters in Washington. A resilient China, rising commodity prices and sturdy financial markets are offering a sunnier outlook for the global economy and helping dispel the gloom that has lingered since the Great Recession ended, according to the IMF, which predicts that the world economy will grow 3.5 percent in 2017, up from 3.1 percent in 2016. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
April 18, 2017 - 11:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A resilient China, rising commodity prices and sturdy financial markets are offering a sunnier outlook for the global economy and helping dispel the gloom that has lingered since the Great Recession ended. That's the picture sketched Tuesday by the International Monetary Fund,...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange. World stocks fell Tuesday, April 18, 2017, amid concerns about the security situation on the Korean Peninsula, France's upcoming presidential election, and Britain's surprise decision to hold a general election. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 18, 2017 - 10:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Tuesday as Johnson & Johnson and Cardinal Health lead health care companies lower and weak trading results from Goldman Sachs drag down bank stocks. Stock indexes in Europe are tumbling after the British government called for a surprise early election...
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April 18, 2017 - 10:25 am
A Montana real estate agent is suing the founder of a neo-Nazi website, saying the publisher orchestrated an anti-Semitic "campaign of terror" that bombarded the woman and her family with hateful messages from anonymous internet trolls. The barrage of emails, phone calls, texts and social media...
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April 18, 2017 - 10:19 am
A Montana woman is suing the publisher of a neo-Nazi website for orchestrating an anti-Semitic "troll storm" against her family over the internet. The lawsuit accuses Daily Stormer founder Andrew Anglin of invading Tanya Gersh's privacy and violating a Montana anti-intimidation law. The suit says...
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, photo, a selection of Johnson & Johnson brand first aid products are shown in Surfside, Fla. Johnson & Johnson reports financial earnings Tuesday, April 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
April 18, 2017 - 10:19 am
Increased pressure to cut medicine prices and an industry-wide slowdown in consumer health product sales is hurting health care giant Johnson & Johnson. Those factors, along with a bigger tax bill than a year ago, trimmed J&J's first-quarter profit slightly, but it still gave a rosier...
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April 18, 2017 - 10:14 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen is reporting better-than-expected operating earnings for the first quarter thanks to cost controls and a stronger contribution from its core brand, which was boosted by new models including the Tiguan SUV. The company said Tuesday that it made 4...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, President-elect Donald Trump holds up Green Bay Packers jersey given to him by House Speaker Paul Ryan at a rally in West Allis, Wis. President Donald Trump heads to Ryan's congressional district in Wisconsin on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, facing low approval ratings and in the wake of his failure to fulfill a campaign promise to repeal and replace the federal health care law. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
April 18, 2017 - 10:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump heads to the politically important state of Wisconsin Tuesday to sign an order aimed at curbing abuses in a visa program used by technology companies that rely on high-skilled foreign workers. The order, dubbed "Buy American, Hire American," marks a return...
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FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2016 file photo, a CVS drugstore and pharmacy in Philadelphia. Three years after a wait-time scandal, the Veterans Affairs Department is hoping a private-sector partnership with the CVS Pharmacy chain will reduce some of its strain in providing timely urgent care. The new initiative announced Tuesday, April 18, 2017, is a pilot program that allows ailing veterans who receive treatment at the Phoenix VA medical center to access one of 24 "MinuteClinics" operated by CVS for treatment of minor illnesses and injuries, such as respiratory infections or to order lab tests. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
April 18, 2017 - 9:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some ailing veterans can now use their federal health care benefits at CVS "MinuteClinics" to treat minor illnesses and injuries, under a pilot program announced Tuesday by the Department of Veterans Affairs. The new program, currently limited to the Phoenix area, comes three...
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In this June 3, 2010 file photo, United Breweries Group Chairman Vijay Mallya attends the Global Investors Meet organized by Karnataka state government in Bangalore, India. British police said Tuesday, April 18, 2017, they have arrested Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya in London. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi, File)
April 18, 2017 - 9:44 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — British police on Tuesday arrested Indian business tycoon Vijay Mallya in London on behalf of authorities in India, where he is wanted on charges of money laundering and bank demands that he pay back more than a billion dollars in loans extended to his now-defunct airline. Mallya...
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