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Appeals court: NYC can ban ads in Uber and Lyft cars

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 8:44am

A federal appeals court in New York says the city can ban advertisements in vehicles driven for companies like Uber and Lyft.

US stocks edge lower as earnings reports ramp up

Damian J. Troise, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 8:19am

U.S. stocks edged lower as investors assessed a mixed bag of corporate earnings and economic reports.

US defense official tells AP that America 'has suspicions' that Iran seized UAE-based oil tanker that turned off tracker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 8:15am

US defense official tells AP that America 'has suspicions' that Iran seized UAE-based oil tanker that turned off tracker.

Zimbabwe's civil servants protest pay as inflation hits 176%

Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 8:03am

Representatives of Zimbabwe's government workers Tuesday protested against what they called "slave salaries" as inflation almost doubled to 176%, a decade high that highlights the country's rapidly deteriorating economy.

The Latest: Senator seeks assurances on Facebook Libra

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 7:44am

The Latest on congressional hearings on the reach of big tech (all times local):

Markets Right Now: Stocks open slightly lower on Wall Street

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 7:43am

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

The Latest: Greek Cypriots reject joint gas drilling panel

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 7:25am

The Latest on Turkey and the sanctions approved by the European Union over the dispute about drilling near Cyprus (all times local):

US industrial production unchanged in June

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 7:17am

U.S. industrial production was flat in June, as a slump in utilities was offset by gains in output by factories and mining.

US industrial production flat in June, as slump in utilities offset by output gains at factories and mines

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 7:16am

US industrial production flat in June, as slump in utilities offset by output gains at factories and mines.

US retail sales rise 0.4% in June in sign of consumer health

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:39am

U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace last month, providing crucial support to the economy at a time when other drivers of growth have faded.

US retail sales rise a solid 0.4%, suggesting healthy consumer spending will boost economy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:32am

US retail sales rise a solid 0.4%, suggesting healthy consumer spending will boost economy.

Wells Fargo 2Q earnings beat estimates

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:21am

Consumer banking giant Wells Fargo reported better-than-expected earnings for the second quarter on Tuesday, despite remaining under heavy restrictions by regulators for an assortment of scandals in recent years.

Goldman Sachs 2Q profit declines 6%, but beats estimates

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:21am

Goldman Sachs said its second quarter profit fell 6% from a year earlier, as the Wall Street firm saw declines across most of its businesses.

Turkey says ship attacked off Nigeria, 10 crew kidnapped

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:18am

Turkey's state-run news agency says an armed gang has attacked a Turkish cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria and kidnapped 10 of vessel's crew members.

JPMorgan Chase posts $9.7 billion profit, beating estimates

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:21am

Banking giant JPMorgan Chase & Co. said Tuesday that its second quarter profits grew by 16% from a year ago, helped by lower taxes and the ability to charge businesses and consumers more to borrow money.

Johnson & Johnson puts up big profit numbers for 2Q

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:01am

Johnson & Johnson is putting up second quarter profit numbers that easily beat Wall Street expectations.

Czech stud farm makes UNESCO's World Heritage list

Karel Janicek, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:37am

A Czech stud farm founded 440 years ago to breed and train ceremonial horses to serve at the Habsburg emperor's court has been added to UNESCO's World Heritage list, acknowledging the significance of a tradition that has survived for centuries.

Hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' data; Russian tie seen

Veselin Toshkov, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:16am

Bulgarian officials said Tuesday that unidentified hackers have stolen the personal details of millions of people from Bulgaria's national revenue agency and noted a possible Russian link in the case.

Rescuers save 2, retrieve 8 bodies after Pakistan mine blast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:07am

A Pakistani official says rescue teams saved two miners and retrieved the bodies of eight others after a methane explosion trapped the 10 in a coalmine in southwestern Baluchistan province.