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AT&T Sued For Allegedly Inflating DirecTV Now…

Employees allegedly used fake email addresses and customers financial information to charge them for subscriptions.

House panel asks Boeing CEO to testify about grounded plane

House committee wants Boeing CEO Muilenburg to testify next month about the grounded 737 Max

US stock indexes edge up as oil gives up half of…

U.S. stock indexes ticked closer to record heights on Tuesday, but the modest moves belied plenty of churning underneath

Airline customer-service agents report abusive customers

In a government survey, more than half of airline customer-service agents say they have been threatened by passengers in the last year

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Trump outpaces Obama, Bush in naming ex-lobbyists…

President Trump has named six former lobbyists to Cabinet-level posts in less than three years, outpacing what his most recent predecessors did in eight

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

U.S. stock indexes ticked closer to record heights on Tuesday, as oil prices gave back nearly half their huge gains from a day earlier

'Blood money'? Purdue settlement would rely on…

Some of the money in Purdue Pharma's proposed multibillion-dollar opioid settlement would come from the continued sale of opioids

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WeWork delays its IPO amid tepid investor interest

Public debut for WeWork is put on hold as the company attempts to generate investor enthusiasm

The Latest: Eurotunnel tests new 'digital border…

Eurotunnel has held a round of tests to prepare for a possible no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31

Markets Right Now: Stocks notch small gains; oil falls

Stocks are closing a lackluster session Tuesday with small gains as investors await a Federal Reserve decision on interest rates.

Researchers: AI surveillance is expanding…

A new report says a growing number of countries are following China's lead in deploying artificial intelligence to track citizens

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Duke Energy plans to invest more in renewable power

Duke Energy plans to invest heavily in renewable energy and natural gas powered plants to further reduce its carbon emissions by 2030

Jailed tycoon and professor in Tunisia's…

Jailed media magnate Nabil Karoui and independent law professor Kais Saied will advance to Tunisia's presidential runoff, sending the North African nation's young democracy into an unprecedented electoral battle

US economy could shrug off oil prices if…

Oil prices slid Tuesday on hope that Saudi production will return to normal sooner than expected

Facebook to train AI systems using police video

Facebook will work with law enforcement organizations to train its machine learning technology to recognize videos of violent events as part of a broader effort to crack down on extremism

Millennial Money: Is student loan refinancing…

Thinking of refinancing your student loans? Make sure you understand the pros and cons before deciding, and know how to make yourself look good to lenders

3 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday

3 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve at end of Wednesday's meeting

Greek island ferry crews to launch 24-hour strike Sept. 24

Ferry services to Greek popular island destinations face severe disruptions next week due to a strike called by the country's powerful seamen's union

Kraft Heinz shares fall after key investor dumps holdings

Kraft Heinz shares fall after key investor dumps 25 million shares

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NBC's 'Peacock' to join the streaming fray in…

Comcast's NBCUniversal says its upcoming streaming service will be called Peacock, in an homage to NBC's logo, and will be the home for some of the company's most popular shows, including "Parks and Recreation" and "The Office."

Only on AP: Popular pot vape gets makeover to…

Counterfeit marijuana vapes are widespread in California and a popular brand is going through a makeover to fight off fakes

US factory production rose at healthy pace in…

US factory output rose at a healthy clip in August after a weak showing earlier in year