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  • *Coach hits 9- month high after results best estimates. *Apple hits record ahead of quarterly results. May 2- U.S. stocks were modestly higher in early afternoon trading on Tuesday, with the Nasdaq Composite eking out another record high, helped by an Apple-led rise in technology stocks.

  • *Coach hits 9- month high after results best estimates. Apple hits record ahead of quarterly results. May 2- U.S. stocks treaded water in a tight range in late morning trading on Tuesday as a rise in technology stocks, led by Apple, was offset by losses in consumer staples and healthcare companies.

  • May 2- Hollywood breathed a sigh of relief on Tuesday after movie and TV writers struck a tentative, 11th hour contract deal with major networks and studios, averting a second strike in 10 years. The Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers announced the agreement on a new three-year accord a few hours before a strike...

  • A female deer tick seen under a University of Rhode Island microscope in the entomoloy lab in South Kingstown, R.I.

    75 instances of severe disease have been reported to the CDC, including a 5-month-old baby from Connecticut, Today reports.

  • Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg listens to Chinese President Xi Jinping.

    An Ohio family that hosted Facebook CEO ark Zuckerberg for dinner says he made it clear he wasn't planning to run for president in 2020.

  • NEW YORK, May 1- If it were possible to develop Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome because of texts from your mobile provider, Brett Anderson would be suffering from it. Every notice meant he was being charged another $15 for more gigabytes- it would add up to an extra $100 or so a month. Some 55 percent of parents have limited the amount of time their teenagers can go...

  • NEW YORK, May 1- If it were possible to develop Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome because of texts from your mobile provider, Brett Anderson would be suffering from it. Every notice meant he was being charged another $15 for more gigabytes- it would add up to an extra $100 or so a month. Some 55 percent of parents have limited the amount of time their teenagers can go...

  • NEW YORK, May 1- If it were possible to develop Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome because of texts from your mobile provider, Brett Anderson would be suffering from it. Every notice meant he was being charged another $15 for more gigabytes- it would add up to an extra $100 or so a month. Some 55 percent of parents have limited the amount of time their teenagers can go...

  • NEW YORK, May 1- If it were possible to develop Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome because of texts from your mobile provider, Brett Anderson would be suffering from it. Every notice meant he was being charged another $15 for more gigabytes- it would add up to an extra $100 or so a month. Some 55 percent of parents have limited the amount of time their teenagers can go...

  • A scene from the "South Park" movie.

    President Trump moved to slap tariffs on Canadian lumber, stoking a smoldering trade dispute with America's second-largest trading partner.

  • April 28- A measure of factory activity in the U.S. Upper Midwest fell in April, retreating from its strongest level in over two years, but it still marked a sixth consecutive month of manufacturing growth in the region, a private survey released on Friday showed. Marquette University and the Institute for Supply Management-Milwaukee said their seasonally...

  • Now, in Michigan, a broad coalition of opponents is entering a new frontier: Pushing to rip out and reroute an existing pipeline- Enbridge Inc.' s aging Line 5, which crosses the Straits of Mackinac. It also delivers about half the propane used to heat Michigan homes. The unprecedented demands to move an existing pipeline present steep political and regulatory...

  • *Mexico says conditions exist for a good outcome for all. WASHINGTON, April 27- President Donald Trump told Reuters on Thursday that he was "psyched" to terminate the NAFTA trade deal with Canada and Mexico, but changed his mind after their leaders asked for it to be renegotiated instead. His comments came at the end of a long 24 hours during which Ottawa and Mexico...

  • WASHINGTON, April 27- President Donald Trump downplayed the severity of a potential government shutdown on Thursday, just two days shy of a deadline for Congress to reach a spending deal to avert temporary layoffs of federal workers. Congress has until 12:01 a.m. ET on Saturday to pass a bill to fund the government or face a shutdown, which would temporarily lay...

  • WASHINGTON, April 27- President Donald Trump downplayed the severity of a potential government shutdown on Thursday, just two days shy of a deadline for Congress to reach a spending deal to avert temporary layoffs of federal workers. Congress has until 12:01 a.m. ET on Saturday to pass a bill to fund the government or face a shutdown, which would temporarily lay...

  • LONDON, April 27- Chicago corn futures edged higher on Thursday, recouping some of the previous session's losses, as the market kept a close watch on planting delays in the U.S. and the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement. The Chicago Board Of Trade's most active corn contract rose 0.3 percent to $3.67-3/ 4 a bushel by 1120 GMT, having closed 1.3 percent...

  • *Shares hit a record high of $165. April 26- Factory automation systems maker Rockwell Automation Inc on Wednesday raised its revenue and profit forecasts for fiscal 2017, citing improving outlook for industrial production growth, sending shares to a record high of $165. The Milwaukee, Wisconsin- based company also raised its full-year adjusted profit...

  • The Milwaukee, Wisconsin- based company also raised its full-year adjusted profit forecast to $6.45- $6.75 per share, from $5.95- $6.35. Sales in the company's architecture and software business, which makes computers that help run manufacturing processes, rose 14.2 percent to $719 million in the second quarter ended March 31. Net income rose to $189.5 million,...

  • Net income rose to $189.5 million, or $1.45 per share, in the second quarter ended March 31, from $168 million, or $1.28 per share, a year earlier. On an adjusted basis, the Milwaukee, Wisconsin- based company earned $1.55 per share. Revenue rose 7.9 percent to $1.55 billion.

  • OTTAWA/ WINNIPEG, April 25- From cherries to wine and oil, Canada has a range of tools to retaliate against any Trump administration trade attacks but they are either too limited or too painful to invoke. Ottawa is keen to avoid a costly trade war with the United States as NAFTA renegotiations loom, given the U.S. economy is ten times larger than Canada's.