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Brazilian soccer star Neymar controls the ball following a press conference in Paris Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Neymar arrived in Paris on Friday the day after he became the most expensive player in soccer history when completing his blockbuster transfer to Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona for 222 million euros ($262 million).(AP Photo/Michel Euler)
August 04, 2017 - 12:28 pm
PARIS (AP) — Neymar opened a new extravagant chapter in soccer history Friday as the game's costliest player by fending off questions about his financial motivations as deftly as he repels opponents on the pitch. Paris Saint-Germain's 222 million-euro ($262-million) recruit was sticking to the...
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FILE - This July 16, 2013, file photo, shows a Wall Street street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets are mostly higher on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, as upbeat U.S. jobs data from a week earlier and signs of progress in the Brexit talks continued to support investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
August 04, 2017 - 12:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Friday following a jobs report that was better than most experts expected. Bond prices fell and yields rose, which sent shares of banks and other financial companies surging. Investors remained focused on corporate earnings. Weight Watchers climbed after...
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August 04, 2017 - 10:56 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico's crisis-wracked finances announced Friday that it will impose furloughs for the first time in the U.S. territory's history. Furloughs of up to two days a month will start Sept. 1 and apply to all government employees...
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FILE - This July 16, 2013, file photo, shows a Wall Street street sign outside the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets are mostly higher on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, as upbeat U.S. jobs data from a week earlier and signs of progress in the Brexit talks continued to support investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
August 04, 2017 - 10:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Friday following a jobs report that was better than most experts expected. Bond prices fell and yields rose, which sent shares of banks and financial companies surging. Technology companies also climbed. Investors remained focused on corporate earnings. Weight...
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August 04, 2017 - 10:39 am
LONDON (AP) — A British judge on Friday refused to extradite a London-based Russian businessman who is accused of organizing the killing of a retail tycoon in his homeland, saying there was little solid evidence against him. Russian officials say Georgy Shuppe arranged the January 2014 murder of...
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FILE - This January 2017 file photo provided by the Broward County Sheriff's Office shows German Volkswagen executive Oliver Schmidt. Schmidt, a former manager of a VW engineering office in suburban Detroit, pleaded guilty Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, to conspiracy and fraud charges in Detroit in a scheme to cheat emission rules on nearly 600,000 diesel vehicles. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
August 04, 2017 - 10:35 am
DETROIT (AP) — A German Volkswagen executive pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy and fraud charges in Detroit in a scheme to cheat emission rules on nearly 600,000 diesel vehicles. Shackled at the wrists and ankles and wearing red prison garb, Oliver Schmidt appeared before U.S. District Judge Sean...
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August 04, 2017 - 10:26 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico's crisis-wracked finances announced Friday that it will impose furloughs for the first time in the U.S. territory's history. Furloughs of up to two days a month will start Sept. 1 and apply to all government employees...
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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2007 file photo, a worker picks grapes for harvest in the vineyards of Castelcerino, above the village of Soave, Northern Italy. The Italian wine grape harvest is having its earliest start in a decade due to the effects of the summer 2017 heatwave and drought. (AP Photo/Martino Masotto, file)
August 04, 2017 - 10:24 am
COCCAGLIO, Italy (AP) — The Italian wine grape harvest is having its earliest start in a decade due to the effects of the summer's heatwave and drought. Producers of bubbly spumante in the Franciacorta area of Lombardy, some 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Milan in northern Italy, officially...
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In this Thursday, July 27, 2017, photo, Cheryl Bast, left, is accompanied by her daughter Liz Pierson, as she works on an application for a position with Omaha Public Schools, during a job fair held at Omaha South High School in Omaha, Neb. On Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, the U.S. government issues the July jobs report. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
August 04, 2017 - 9:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 209,000 jobs in July, a second straight month of robust gains that underscore the economy's vitality as it enters a ninth year of expansion. The unemployment rate slipped to 4.3 percent from 4.4 percent, matching a 16-year low first reached in May, the Labor...
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August 04, 2017 - 9:34 am
COCCAGLIO, Italy (AP) — The Italian wine grape harvest is having its earliest start in a decade due to the effects of the summer's heatwave and drought. Producers of bubbly spumante in the Franciacorta area of Lombardy, some 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Milan in northern Italy, officially...
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