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    Crane used to remove vehicles from sinkhole at outlet mall

    LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Vehicles stranded in a large sinkhole that opened up in the parking lot of a Pennsylvania outlet mall have been removed with the help of a crane. At least six vehicles were engulfed by the sinkhole that opened at Tanger Outlets just east of the city of Lancaster at about 4:45 […]
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    Last-minute technical problem delays NASA’s flight to sun

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A last-minute technical problem Saturday delayed NASA’s unprecedented flight to the sun. The early morning launch countdown was halted with just one-minute, 55 seconds remaining, keeping the Delta IV rocket on its pad with the Parker Solar Probe. Rocket maker United Launch Alliance said it would try again Sunday, provided […]
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    Jury awards $289M to man who blames Roundup for cancer

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A jury’s $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said Monsanto’s Roundup left him dying of cancer will bolster thousands of pending cases and open the door for countless people who blame their suffering on the weed killer, the man’s lawyers said. “I’m glad to be here to be […]
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    NFL players emphasize reasons for anthem demonstrations

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — While the NFL continues discussions with the players’ union regarding a national anthem policy, players who demonstrate are emphasizing they are protesting social injustice, racial inequality and systematic oppression. They are not against the country, military, flag or “The Star-Spangled Banner” itself. President Donald Trump wants players to “find another way to […]
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    US budget deficit totals $76.9 billion in July

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government racked up a $76.9 billion deficit in July, with increased government spending and tax cuts keeping the country on track to record its biggest annual deficit in six years. The Treasury Department reported Friday that in the first 10 months of this budget year, the deficit totaled $684 billion, […]
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    Consumer prices up 2.9 pct, leaving Americans worse off

    Consumer prices climbed 2.9 percent in July from a year earlier, a rate of inflation that suggests Americans are earning less than a year ago despite an otherwise solid economy.
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    Crocs to outsource manufacturing of clogs, other footwear

    NIWOT, Colo. (AP) — Colorado-based footwear company Crocs Inc. is closing company-owned manufacturing plants in Italy and Mexico by year’s end and replacing its chief financial officer. The company announced the outsourcing of additional manufacturing and the closure of a distribution facility in Mexico Tuesday while reporting a second-quarter profit of $30.4 million, or 35 […]
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    Spa and beauty industry campaign hopes to fill 30,000 jobs

    NEW YORK (AP) — The spa and beauty industry is growing so fast that 30,000 jobs are going unfilled. A “Get Your Dream Job” campaign is aiming to change that. Lynnelle Lynch is president of Beauty Changes Lives, a foundation committed to “elevating the perception of careers in beauty and wellness and make it a […]
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    Councilwoman votes against contracts with woman-owned businesses

    A Salt Lake County councilwoman voted against a measure that would prioritize giving county contracts to businesses owned by minorities and women.
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    Suzuki, Mazda, Yamaha admit using fake vehicle emission data

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automakers Suzuki Motor Corp., Mazda Motor Corp. and Yamaha Motor Co. have admitted using falsified emissions data to inspect their new vehicles after the government ordered the industry to review its procedures. Japan’s transport ministry said Thursday the three automakers admitted conducting improper inspections after 23 Japanese auto and motorbike manufacturers […]