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Bar fight turns deadly in Germantown

Yahoo News - 31 min 8 sec ago

Bar fight turns deadly in GermantownA 44-year-old bar manager is dead after a fight with the security guard on duty in Philadelphia's Germantown section.


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Bar fight turns deadly in Germantown

Yahoo News - 34 min 27 sec ago

Bar fight turns deadly in GermantownA 44-year-old bar manager is dead after a fight with the security guard on duty in Philadelphia's Germantown section.


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The Latest: In Davos, Trump adviser rebuts isolationism talk

Yahoo News - 44 min 11 sec ago

 The Future of Big Business' at the 'World Economic Forum' in Davos, Switzerland, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Business and world leaders are gathering for the annual meeting 'World Economic Forum ' in Davos. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):


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British American Tobacco agrees on takeover of Reynolds

Yahoo News - 52 min 56 sec ago
LONDON (AP) — British American Tobacco Plc has agreed to fully take over Reynolds American Inc. on terms that are improved from an initial bid made last year.
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Inflation up, economy better, but ECB to continue stimulus

Yahoo News - 1 hour 6 min ago

People walk over a pedestrian bridge over the river Main as the sun sets in Frankfurt, central Germany, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation has suddenly jumped in Europe. Growth is picking up. But don't expect the European Central Bank to start withdrawing its extensive stimulus programs just yet.


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AP Source: GM to announce $1B factory investment, new jobs

Yahoo News - 1 hour 18 min ago

FILE- In this Jan. 10, 2017, file photo, General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra speaks about the financial outlook of the automaker in Detroit. General Motors will announce a $1 billion investment in its factories that will create or keep around 1,000 jobs, a person briefed on the matter said Monday, Jan. 16. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)DETROIT (AP) — General Motors will announce a $1 billion investment in its factories that will create or keep around 1,000 jobs, a person briefed on the matter said Monday.


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Global stocks sink amid Brexit worries

Yahoo News - 1 hour 31 min ago

A man looks at an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Asian stocks declined Tuesday after Britain said Prime Minister Theresa May will announce London's plans to withdraw completely from the European Union. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks fell further Tuesday after Britain said Prime Minister Theresa May will announce London plans to withdraw completely from the European Union.


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On King Day, divisions and hope in the era of Trump

Yahoo News - 1 hour 41 min ago

People visit the tomb of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King at sunset Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)ATLANTA (AP) — Scott Shepherd didn't fire the shot that killed Martin Luther King Jr., but the former Ku Klux Klansman says he has always felt remorse toward the family of the slain civil rights leader and all who honor his legacy.


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UK premier to signal EU clean break: no 'partial membership'

Yahoo News - 1 hour 43 min ago

A pedestrian with an umbrella passes a board showing the exchange rates at a money exchange bureau in London, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. The British pound fell to a three-month low amid reports Prime Minister Theresa May will signal her willingness to make a clean break with the European Union. Sterling fell below 1.20 US Dollars before recovering slightly Monday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing to make a speech that will signal that Britain will make a clean break from the European Union and not seek to remain "half-in, half-out."


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In the dark: Major power outage hits Amsterdam

Yahoo News - 2 hours 47 min ago
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Large parts of Amsterdam have been hit by a power outage, snarling traffic around the city as trains and trams were halted and many electric road signs stopped working.
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Malaysia Air boss says once-ailing carrier's revamp on track

Yahoo News - 2 hours 56 min ago
HONG KONG (AP) — Nearly three years after twin disasters took it to the brink of financial collapse, Malaysia Airlines' new CEO says an overhaul aimed at turning the ailing carrier around is going better than expected.
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Hyundai highlights US spending plan before Trump takes oath

Yahoo News - 3 hours 41 min ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai Motor Group says it will significantly increase its investment in the U.S. while Donald Trump is president and it is considering building a new U.S. factory.
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Three arrested near North Dakota pipeline protest site

Yahoo News - 3 hours 48 min ago

A woman is seen sitting inside her vehicle during dusk near Standing Rock Indian Reservation, North DakotaThe site of the $3.8 billion project in southern North Dakota had been the scene of demonstrations by Native Americans and environmentalists, who say the pipeline would damage sacred lands and any leaks could pollute the water supply of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. The protesters, who were taken into custody on Monday for criminal trespassing onto private property, inciting a riot and resisting arrest, were among about 200 people who demonstrated near the fenced-off Dakota Access Pipeline horizontal drill pad, the Morton County Sheriff Department said in a statement. The three unidentified people were accused of cutting security wire, removing fencing material and dismantled lights that are used to illuminate a bridge near the confluence of the Cannonball River and the Missouri River, the sheriff said.


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GOP targets landmark Endangered Species Act for big changes

Yahoo News - 4 hours 9 min ago

FILE - In this July 25, 2005, file photo, tiny fish, including delta smelt, caught in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, are seen through a microscope at a California Department of Fish and Game laboratory in Stockton, Calif. In control of Congress and soon the White House, Republicans are readying plans to roll back the influence of the Endangered Species Act, one of the government's most powerful conservation tools, after decades of complaints that it hinders drilling, logging and other activities. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — In control of Congress and soon the White House, Republicans are readying plans to roll back the influence of the Endangered Species Act, one of the government's most powerful conservation tools, after decades of complaints that it hinders drilling, logging and other activities.


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Tax deadline looms for Prince estate; government to get half

Yahoo News - 4 hours 17 min ago

Tax deadline looms for Prince estate; government to get halfMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — "Money Don't Matter 2 Night," Prince once sang. But his money matters a lot to the IRS, and the case provides a cautionary tale not just for the wealthy, but not-so-rich Americans as well.


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States can offer a lesson as GOP proposes deep cut taxes

Yahoo News - 4 hours 24 min ago

FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, file photo, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, center, greets legislators before his address to a joint session 91st General Assembly at the state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have pledged to cut federal taxes to boost the economy. But some GOP-controlled states have already adopted similar strategies, only to see growth falter and budget gaps widen. "It does not take a Ph.D. in economics to know that we can't say yes to every spending need, and we should also not say yes to every tax-cut idea," Hutchinson warned late last year. (AP Photo/Brian Chilson, File)LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans who have pledged to cut federal taxes to boost the economy might consider looking first at lessons learned in GOP-controlled states that adopted similar strategies, only to see growth falter and budget gaps widen.


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After long decline, St. Louis tries to rebuild with startups

Yahoo News - 4 hours 35 min ago

This March 17, 2016, aerial photo shows progress on the renovations of the Arch grounds continues in St. Louis. After long decline, St. Louis is trying to rebuild it's image with business start-ups and investing in major downtown projects. The city's image has taken a hit in recent years due to factors such as racial protests, the loss of the NFL's Rams and the departure of several Fortune 500 companies. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis' fortunes may be looking up, thanks to a surprising surge in business startups.


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Suit: Officers at Ohio jail beat homeless veteran into coma

Yahoo News - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 23:14
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges that officers at an Ohio jail beat a homeless veteran so severely that he ended up in a coma for two months and is now wheelchair-bound and cognitively disabled.
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Well-wishers donate to keep Ohioan, 108, in assisted care

Yahoo News - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 23:10
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A woman who just turned 108 has another reason to celebrate after well-wishers donated enough money so that she can remain at an Ohio assisted-living facility where she greets people while making the rounds with her walker.
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