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  • Police in New South Wales say the man died in a July 13 crash in a Sydney suburb. —May 27, 2009: Ashley Parham, 18, of Midwest City, Oklahoma, 2001 Honda Accord. —July 27, 2014: Law Suk Leh of Sibu, Malaysia, 2003 Honda City.

  • Scaramucci drew from his working-class New York roots to explain Trump's appeal. The man known on Wall Street as "the Mooch" is now tasked with crafting the president's communications strategy amid escalating political crises and sinking popularity. But for all his passionate defense of Trump in recent months, Scaramucci becomes one of the least experienced...

  • PHOENIX— New generations of children growing up in a tiny American Indian tribe in Arizona have lost a key way of learning to speak their native language, and it may not be coming back. A private land developer stopped making payments five years ago that funded language development in Hopi schools and helped 18 other tribes in Arizona build schools, youth camps...

  • NEW YORK, July 21- U.S. stocks ticked lower on Friday as weak earnings from industrial giant General Electric weighed, while tech shares retreated from record highs and energy tracked the price of oil lower. GE shares fell 2.9 percent to $25.91 and hit their lowest level since October 2015. "We've had a good run for the last few weeks and investors are primarily...

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  • PANAMA CITY _ Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior SA on Friday reported second-quarter profit of $17.5 million. The Panama City- based bank said it had earnings of 44 cents per share. The bank created in South and Central America to provide trade financing posted revenue of $61.2 million in the period.

  • WASHINGTON— The Trump Organization is asking the federal government to grant dozens of special visas to foreign nationals to work at two of the President Donald Trump's private clubs in Florida, including his Mar-a-Lago resort. A listing is also posted for six cooks at the Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter. The jobs pay anywhere from $10.33 to $20.01 per hour.

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- Seeking a more positive spin on U.S.- China economic talks viewed as ending in discord, China said on Thursday that the two sides agreed to "active and effective measures" to reduce global excess steel production capacity. Their statement did not mention steel and cited only one point of consensus, a "shared objective" to work towards reducing...

  • CHICAGO— President Donald Trump's administration has ended Affordable Care Act contracts that brought assistance into libraries, businesses and urban neighborhoods in 18 cities, meaning shoppers on the insurance exchanges will have fewer places to turn for help signing up for coverage. People will have 45 days to shop for 2018 coverage, starting Nov. 1 and...

  • A senior administration official said this week that "all options are being discussed and debated," implying that Trump could use Venezuela's dependence on oil exports to the U.S. as a means of pressuring Maduro to halt the July 30 constitutional assembly. Oil-rich Venezuela has been plunged into political and economic turmoil as petroleum prices plummet,...

  • Elon Musk, Co-founder and CEO of Tesla

    Elon Musk wants to set realistic expectations for the flight later this year from Cape Canaveral.

  • CLEARWATER, Fla. _ MarineMax Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $14.2 million. MarineMax expects full-year earnings to be 97 cents to $1.02 per share. MarineMax shares have increased 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla. _ Fidelity National Financial Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $121 million. Fidelity National Financial shares have increased 16 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Fidelity National Financial, Earnings Report.

  • *No new major steps to reduce U.S. trade deficit with China. *China, U.S. say still share lower trade deficit goal. WASHINGTON, July 20- The United States and China failed on Wednesday to agree on major new steps to reduce the U.S. trade deficit with China, casting doubt over President Donald Trump's economic and security relations with Beijing.

  • MIAMI— The former general manager of a Florida- based telecommunications company has pleaded guilty for his role in a $3 million Haitian bribery scheme. Court records show 66- year-old Amadeus Richers, who headed Cinergy and Uniplex, pleaded guilty in Miami federal court Wednesday to conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

  • *Ultra-Orthodox to make up a third of population by 2065. *Israel's labor productivity below most OECD countries. BNEI BRAK, Israel, July 19- Chaim Rachmani spends his days studying Jewish religious texts in the Israeli town of Bnei Brak, whose crowded streets brush up against the office towers of Tel Aviv.

  • *No new major steps to reduce U.S. trade deficit with China. *China, U.S. say still share lower trade deficit goal. WASHINGTON, July 19- The United States and China failed on Wednesday to agree on major new steps to reduce the U.S. trade deficit with China, casting doubt over President Donald Trump's economic and security relations with Beijing.

  • WASHINGTON, July 19- The United States and China failed on Wednesday to agree on major new steps to reduce the U.S. trade deficit with China, casting doubt over President Donald Trump's economic and security relations with Beijing. The annual economic dialogue session in Washington ended with canceled news conferences, no joint statement and no new...

  • DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. _ Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $3.7 million. On a per-share basis, the Daytona Beach, Florida- based company said it had net income of 67 cents. Consolidated-Tomoka expects full-year earnings to be $2.95 to $3.10 per share.

  • Oil-rich Venezuela has been plunged into political and economic turmoil as petroleum prices plummet, nationalized farms and factories halt production and corruption runs rampant. The United States, European Union, Germany, Brazil, Canada and Mexico are among countries that have called for the constitutional rewrite to be canceled. President Donald Trump...