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Facebook wants to nudge you into 'meaningful' online groups

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Now that Facebook is larger than any country, CEO Mark Zuckerberg thinks the social network is ready to shepherd people into online communities that become integral parts of their lives....
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US stock indexes tick higher as oil's dismal week eases

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stock indexes ticked higher in morning trading Thursday after the price of oil stabilized, at least for now....
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Foxconn founder: US expansion might top $10 billion

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- The chairman of Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn said Thursday it may spend more than $10 billion to set up manufacturing in the United States, and will announce investment plans by early August for at least three states....
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Boeing beats Airbus in order race at Paris show

PARIS (AP) -- Boeing flew past Airbus in the race for plane orders at this year's Paris Air Show, thanks to a surge in interest in the newest version of the 737....
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State-owned Qatar Airways seeks 10 pct stake in American

NEW YORK (AP) -- State-owned Qatar Airways is attempting to buy a 10 percent stake in American Airlines, triggering U.S. antitrust oversight of deals that size....
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Auto club predicts record travel over July 4th weekend


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Coal company sues HBO's John Oliver for defamation

NEW YORK (AP) -- Coal company Murray Energy has sued HBO and its Sunday-night host, John Oliver, for what it says was a "false and malicious broadcast" last Sunday evening. It's seeking financial damages and a court order barring rebroadcasts of the segment's "defamatory statements."...
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Applications for US jobless aid tick up to still-low 241,000

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Slightly more people sought US unemployment benefits last week, but the number of applications remained at a historically low level that suggests the job market is healthy....
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