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FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, file photo, a Southwest Airlines plane takes off from Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla. Southwest Airlines Co. reports earnings, Thursday, July 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
Southwest reports lower 2Q profit, weak revenue outlookSouthwest Airlines reports 9 percent drop in 2Q profit and gives tepid forecast for summer revenue trend
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
FILE- In this June 19, 2017 file photo, former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO, Martin Shkreli, center, arrives at Brooklyn federal court in New York with members of his legal team. Jurors heard testimony from the government's last witness on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, a day after Shkreli's lawyer told the court his client won't take the witness stand during his securities fraud trial. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Prosecutor: Martin Shkreli repeatedly lied to investorsA jury is set to hear closing arguments at the securities fraud trial of former biotech CEO and social media provocateur Martin Shkreli
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
European Commission clears DuPont deals linked to Dow mergerThe European Commission has conditionally approved the sale by DuPont of part of its crop protection business to FMC Corp. and DuPont's acquisition of FMC's health and nutrition business
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
A person is attended to as authorities respond after the Fire Ball amusement ride malfunctioned injuring several at the Ohio State Fair, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio. Columbus Fire Battalion Chief Steve Martin said that some of the victims were thrown from the ride when it malfunctioned Wednesday night. (Justin Eckard via AP)
Ohio State Fair opens but rides closed after deadly accidentThe Ohio State Fair has reopened but its amusement rides remain closed one day after a man was killed and seven other people were injured when a thrill ride broke apart and flung people into the air
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
FILE- In this Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 file photo, Corey Lewandowski, former campaign manager for President-elect Donald Trump, talks with reporters as he arrives at Trump Tower, in New York. Qatar has hired a Washington influence firm founded by President Donald Trump's former campaign manager and another specialized in digging up dirt on U.S. politicians. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Isolated Qatar hires firm founded by Trump aides amid crisisIsolated Qatar hires Washington influence firm founded by Trump's former aides amid crises between Doha and Arab quartet
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
A view of the shore of Lake Bracciano, about 35 kilometers northwest of Rome, Thursday, July 27, 2017. Rome area’s governor last week ordered no more water drawn from Lake Bracciano, which supplies much of the Italian capital, raising risk for staggered water supply shutdowns as long as eight hours daily in alternating neighborhoods. Scarce rain and chronically leaky aqueducts have combined this summer to hurt farmers in much of Italy and put Romans at risk for drastic water rationing starting later this week.  (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Amid nationwide drought, Rome seeks ways to avoid rationingItaly's environment minister says Rome and its water company are working to avoid rationing during drought
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
A Russian man is escorted by police officers as he arrives at a courthouse at the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Greek authorities say they have arrested a Russian man wanted in the United States on suspicion of masterminding a money laundering operation involving at least $4 billion through bitcoin transactions. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)
Greek police see leads in money laundering suspect's phoneGreek police say a cellphone seized from a Russian man the U.S. wants extradited for allegedly laundering vast sums through bitcoin transactions should provide key data for the investigation
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
US stocks notch further records on strong earnings reportsBig gains for Facebook, Verizon Communications and other companies reporting healthier-than-expected results nudged U.S. stock indexes a bit further into record territory on Thursday
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
Alexander Dobrindt, German Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, briefs the media during a news conference at his ministry in Berlin, Thursday, July 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
German minister: too soon to bury the combustion engineGermany's transport minister says it's too soon to talk about burying the combustion engine, underlining his government's reluctance to follow Britain and others in banning the sale of new cars and vans using diesel and gasoline from 2040
The Associated Press53 minutes ago
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