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Updated 23 hours, 47 minutes ago

A jump on shopping: In-store Black Friday crowds down this year

MOSES LAKE — Anyone who can remember back to, oh, Thanksgiving 2019, remembers the hustle and bustle of Black Fr...

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S&P Global buys IHS Markit in $44 billion deal that ties together two of the biggest data providers to Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — S&P Global buys IHS Markit in $44 billion deal that ties together two of the biggest data providers to Wall Street.

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Germany's Merkel: Brexit no-deal would set bad example

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that Britain and the European Union would set a bad example if they fail to reach a deal on their future relationship, but again insisted that the EU does...

Updated 37 minutes ago
GAO says weekly unemployment benefits report flawed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog has found that the Labor Department’s widely watched weekly unemployment benefits data are providing an inaccurate reading on the number of newly laid off workers because o...

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Powell says pace of economic improvement has moderated

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says that the pace of improvement in the economy has moderated in recent months with future prospects remaining “extraordinarily uncertain.”

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Moderna says new results show its COVID-19 vaccine works well, and it will seek emergency regulatory OK in U.S., Europe

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Moderna says new results show its COVID-19 vaccine works well, and it will seek emergency regulatory OK in U.S., Europe.

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Turkish research ship in port after Mediterranean survey

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Turkish research vessel at the heart of a Mediterranean Sea energy dispute between Turkey and Greece is back in port in an apparent bid to ease tensions ahead of a European Union summit where ...

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The Latest: Vietnam has 1st local transmission in 89 days

HANOI, Vietnam -- Vietnamese authorities are conducting intensive contact tracing after the country’s first confirmed local transmission of the coronavirus in 89 days.

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AP Exclusive: Cardinal Pell on the Vatican and vindication

ROME (AP) — The pope’s former treasurer, Cardinal George Pell, said Monday he feels a dismayed sense of vindication as the financial mismanagement he tried to uncover in the Holy See is now being exposed in a spi...

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First blood test to help diagnose Alzheimer's goes on sale

A company has started selling the first blood test to help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease, a leap for the field that could make it much easier for people to learn whether they have dementia. It also raises concern ...

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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to leave telecom agency on January 20

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, a Republican, says he is leaving the telecommunications regulator on Inauguration Day.

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OPEC talks on oil production to go into second day

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Leaders of the OPEC oil cartel adjourned their virtual meeting Monday on future production as no agreement was announced on whether to extend output cuts into next year.

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Canada to add to record deficit in pandemic recovery attempt

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government vowed Monday to spend billions more to help the country recover from the pandemic.

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Moderna asking US, European regulators to OK its virus shots

Moderna Inc. said Monday it was asking U.S. and European regulators to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine as new study results confirm the shots offer strong protection — intensifying the race to begin l...

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Turkey toughens curfew measures amid coronavirus surge

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president on Monday announced the country's most widespread lockdown so far amid a surge in COVID-19 infections, extending curfews to weeknights and putting a full lockdown in place over ...