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Dollar unchanged

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:06am

The U.S. dollar is unchanged against other North American currencies in New York trading.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 7:59am

Russian military police have begun patrols on part of the Syrian border, implementing an accord with Turkey that divvies up control of northeastern Syria. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (REH'-jehp TY'-ihp UR'-doh-wahn) has warned his military could resume its offensive if Kurdish forces don't leave the full border area. Iraq, meanwhile, has shut the door on U.S. plans to keep American troops withdrawing from Syria on its soil, saying they will leave within four weeks.

Boeing costs for 737 Max jump, profit falls short in 3Q

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 6:06am

Boeing is reporting a big profit shortfall for the third quarter after costs related to the troubled 737 Max rose by $900 million.

Report: Smartphone malware targeting Pakistani officials

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 6:02am

A security firm says fake smartphone apps laden with malware are targeting Pakistan's military and government.

Slowing global economy hits Caterpillar in 3Q

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 5:27am

A slowing global economy is taking a toll on Caterpillar, which is cutting its outlook for the year after profits and revenue slid in the third quarter.

The Latest: Lawmaker urges EU to give UK a Brexit extension

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 5:05am

The Latest on Britain's impending departure from the European Union (all times local):

China says US has 'weaponized' visas to target exchanges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 4:47am

China on Wednesday accused the U.S. of having "weaponized" the issuance of visas following the reported inability of a top Chinese space program official to obtain permission to travel to a key conference in Washington.

Edmunds: The worst financial mistake a car buyer can make

Matt Jones, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 4:12am

a vehicle that tends to lose value more quickly than the Accord — would be 47%. In real dollars, that equals a loss of $11,314 on a vehicle that sold, on average, for $21,713 before taxes and fees.

Ukraine's president urges lawmakers to take polygraph test

Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 4:01am

Ukraine's president on Wednesday urged a group of lawmakers to take a lie detector test to show they are not involved in a widening corruption scandal.

Marketing CEO to be sentenced in college admissions scheme

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 3:53am

A California marketing executive and author is returning to federal court to be sentenced for her role in a college admissions bribery scheme.

Lebanese troops move in to open roads closed by protesters

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 3:34am

Lebanese troops have moved in to open several major roads in Beirut and other cities, scuffling in some places with anti-government protesters who had blocked the streets for the past week.

UK prime minister mulls early election over Brexit impasse

Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 2:00am

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was weighing Wednesday whether to push for an early election or try again to pass his stalled European Union divorce deal, after Parliament blocked a fast-track plan to approve his Brexit bill before the U.K.'s scheduled departure from the bloc on Oct. 31.

European Government Organizations Are Enthusiastic About Artificial Intelligence but Face Challenges Adopting It, According to A

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:59am

based on a survey of 300 government leaders and senior information technology (IT) decision-makers in Finland, France Germany, Norway and the U.K.— found that the vast majority (90%) of respondents believe that AI will have a high impact on their organizations over the coming years. In addition, nearly the same number (86%) said that their organization plans to increase its spending on AI next year.

Thailand puts crimp in return plans of Cambodian opposition

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:26am

Thailand has barred a top leader of Cambodia's opposition party from entering the country, casting doubt on plans for its exiled leaders to return to their homeland against the Cambodian government's wishes.

SES and Thales Reach Record Speed and Enhanced Coverage via Integrated GEO/MEO Network, Raise Bar for Inflight Connectivity

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:55am

connectivity, Big Data, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity — technologies that support businesses, organisations and governments in their decisive moments.

India's SpiceJet to open its first international hub in UAE

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:01am

The Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet says it plans to open an international hub in the United Arab Emirates, its first hub overseas.

Stocks turn lower amid earnings reports, Brexit delay

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:57pm

Global markets mostly dipped Wednesday after more corporate earnings reports weighed and as Brexit seemed due to be delayed again, extending uncertainty.

Is the stethoscope dying? High-tech rivals pose a threat

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:33pm

Two centuries after its invention, the stethoscope — the very symbol of the medical profession — is facing an uncertain prognosis.

Appeals court set to hear arguments over Trump's tax returns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:22pm

An appeal panel is poised to hear President Donald Trump's lawyers argue that New York state investigators should not be permitted to see his tax returns.