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April 20, 2018

A steep slide in technology companies weighed on U.S. stocks Friday, pulling the market lower for the second day in a row.

Losses among retailers, packaged food and beverage makers and other consumer goods companies also helped weigh down the market. Banks rose as bond yields continued to climb,…

Financial Markets Wall Street

April 20, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Scott Pruitt’s penchant for travel and concerns about security were notable even before he became head of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Newly obtained records show that as Oklahoma’s attorney general, Pruitt frequently traveled out-of-state for appearances before…

EPA Pruitt Oklahoma

April 19, 2018

Dow Jones Industrials

High: 24,762.48

Low: 24,557.03

Close: 24,664.89

Change: —83.18

Other Indexes

Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2693.13 —15.51

NYSE Index: 12,671.48 —61.40

Nasdaq Composite Index: 7238.06 —57.18

NYSE Amer Composite: 2595.66 —7.45

Russell 2000 Index: 1573.82 —9.74

Wilshire 5000…

April 19, 2018

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on the criminal case of a British cybersecurity expert once heralded as a hero for stopping the WannaCry worldwide computer virus (all times local):

3:25 p.m.

Attorneys for a British cybersecurity expert credited with stopping a computer virus have been given more time…

Cyberattack Fighter Detained

April 19, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is not giving out free drinks to people of color.

The phony coupons are being spread on social media through accounts that identify as white nationalists.

It’s likely an attempt to stir more bad sentiments about the coffee chain as it deals with the arrest of two black men…

April 19, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Even the suddenly shaky stock market hasn’t scared people away from investments that are supposed to be some of the world’s riskiest.

In a surprising twist, investors have continued to pump money into funds that own Chinese technology giants, Thai energy companies and other stocks…

Of Mutual Interest Diving Into Risk

April 19, 2018

In a story April 17 about the death of Matthew Mellon, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Mellon had died at a rehabilitation center in Cancun, Mexico. Police have confirmed that Mellon died in a Cancun hotel room, not in a rehab facility.

A corrected version of the story is…

April 19, 2018

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The case of British cybersecurity expert once heralded as a hero for stopping the WannaCry worldwide computer virus was delayed Thursday to allow his attorneys more time to prepare arguments on why a judge should suppress statements he made after his arrest for allegedly creating…

Cyberattack Fighter Detained

April 19, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Shares are lower in Asia after a major supplier to Apple forecast continued weak demand for mobile devices. A warning by the head of the IMF over the potential for trade tensions to harm global growth also weighed on sentiment.

KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 edged 0.1…

South Korea Financial Markets-8

April 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia (all times local):

12:45 p.m.

Southwest Airlines sought more time to inspect fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights and caused an engine breakup that left a…

Southwest Airlines Victim
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