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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, Wall Street is etched in the facade of a building in New York's Financial District. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, as investors return from the holiday weekend in a buying mood. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 21, 2017 - 2:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are breaking records again Tuesday as investors come back from a long weekend hungry for deals. While Kraft Heinz and Unilever couldn't complete a proposed $143 billion mega-merger, food and household goods makers are rising as investors think other deals are coming. Chicken...
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February 21, 2017 - 1:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo's board of directors said it is firing four senior managers as part of its investigation into the bank's sales practices scandal. The board said Tuesday the four are Claudia Anderson, the former community bank chief risk officer, Pamela Conboy, the lead regional...
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CORRECTS RED WINGS PLAYER TO VYACHESLAV KOZLOV, INSTEAD OF IGOR LARIONOV - FILE - In this June 17. 1998, file photo, Detroit Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch, center, hoists the Stanley Cup in Washington after the Red Wings won their second consecutive NHL championship. Vyacheslav Kozlov is at left. Ilitch, founder of the Little Caesars Pizza empire and owner of the Red Wings and the Detroit Tigers, has died. He was 87. Ilitch, who was praised for keeping his professional hockey and baseball teams in Detroit as other urban sports franchises relocated to new suburban stadiums, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at a hospital in Detroit, according to family spokesman Doug Kuiper. (Julian H. Gonzalez/Detroit Free Press via AP)
February 10, 2017 - 8:24 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Billionaire businessman Mike Ilitch, who founded the Little Caesars pizza empire before buying the Detroit Red Wings and the Detroit Tigers, and won praise for keeping the professional sports teams in the city as others relocated to new suburban stadiums, has died. He was 87. His...
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers questions during a news conference during preparations for the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
February 01, 2017 - 2:03 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's pre-Super Bowl news conference (all times local): 1:50 p.m. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell sidestepped questions about President Donald Trump and his policies. During his annual pre-Super Bowl news conference Wednesday, Goodell did not...
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This Sept. 3, 2016 photo shows Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Logan Forsythe (11) fielding a ground ball by Toronto Blue Jays' Josh Donaldson during the first inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. Forsythe has been traded by the Rays to the Los Angeles Dodgers for right-hander Jose De Leon, and Tampa Bay reached a deal with free agent pitcher Shawn Tolleson. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
January 23, 2017 - 9:58 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have traded a key component of their offense for a young pitcher the budget-minded franchise believes can help it re-emerge as a playoff contender. Second baseman Logan Forsythe was dealt Monday to the Los Angeles Dodgers for Jose De Leon, a 24-year-...
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Indianapolis Colts owner and CEO Jim Irsay announces that he has relieved general manager Ryan Grigson of his duties with the team during a press conference at the NFL team's facility in Indianapolis, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
January 21, 2017 - 7:59 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ryan Grigson spent everything he could to bring another Super Bowl title to Indianapolis. He paid a heavy price for coming up short. On Saturday, Colts owner Jim Irsay fired his general manager after five up-and-down years that ended with Indy missing the playoffs in consecutive...
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January 20, 2017 - 12:21 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. authorities say billionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company is paying almost $7 million to settle a foreign corrupt practices investigation of the firm's former relationship with a consultant in Macao and China. Justice Department and FBI officials said Thursday the agreement...
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FILE - This June 17, 2014 file photo shows the Sands Expo and Convention Center and The Palazzo in Las Vegas. The properties are owned and operated by Las Vegas Sands Corp. U.S. authorities said Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, that billionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company is paying almost $7 million to settle a foreign corrupt practices investigation of the company's former relationship with a consultant in Macao and China. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
January 19, 2017 - 8:44 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Billionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company is paying almost $7 million to U.S. authorities to end a more than five-year corrupt practices investigation of the firm's former relationship with a consultant in Macao and China, company and federal officials said Thursday. With the...
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Snow Safety Patroller Ryan Evanczyk stands on the mountainside at Arapahoe Basin ski area, where he works, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, in Arapahoe, Colo. Evanczyk has had his hands full lately performing avalanche mitigation, given the large amount of recent snowfall. (AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda)
January 13, 2017 - 4:15 am
ARAPAHOE BASIN SKI AREA, Colo. (AP) — For ski resorts in Colorado and the Sierra Nevada, it's a good problem to have: too much snow. Recent storms walloping mountains across the West dropped up to 10 feet of snow, creating thrilling powdery runs. But once avalanche danger emerged on roads and at...
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Snow Safety Patroller Ryan Evanczyk stands on the mountainside at Arapahoe Basin ski area, where he works, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, in Arapahoe, Colo. Evanczyk has had his hands full lately performing avalanche mitigation, given the large amount of recent snowfall. (AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda)
January 13, 2017 - 12:56 am
ARAPAHOE BASIN SKI AREA, Colo. (AP) — For ski resorts in Colorado and the Sierra Nevada, it's a good problem to have: too much snow. Recent storms walloping mountains across the West dropped up to 10 feet of snow, creating thrilling powdery runs. But once avalanche danger emerged on roads and at...
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