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April 26, 2017 - 1:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Wednesday considered a dispute between rival drug companies that could affect how quickly life-saving generic medicines are available to the public. The case before the justices involves the cutting-edge field of biologics — drugs made from living cells...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, file photo, the Twitter logo appears on a phone post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter’s frequent presence in the news, as the preferred megaphone for President Donald Trump, has not translated into profit or meaningful user growth for the company. Twitter, Inc. reports earnings on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 26, 2017 - 12:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — You'd think Twitter would be able to milk its status as President Donald Trump's megaphone. But the company still faces stagnant user growth, has never made a profit and even reported a quarterly revenue decline Wednesday, a first since going public. Trump's frequent tweets ricochet...
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Trader Luke Scanlon works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Stock markets around the world made only modest moves on Wednesday, waiting to see what the White House has in store for U.S. tax policy. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 26, 2017 - 12:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes made modest gains Wednesday, and the Standard & Poor's 500 index flirted with its record high, as markets wait to see what the White House has in store for U.S. tax policy. Stocks have sprinted higher since November, due in large part to expectations that lower...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the Interior Department in Washington, Wednesday, April, 26, 2017. The president is proposing dramatically reducing the taxes paid by corporations big and small in an overhaul his administration says will spur economic growth and bring jobs and prosperity to the middle class. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
April 26, 2017 - 12:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proposing dramatically reducing the taxes paid by corporations big and small in an overhaul his administration says will spur economic growth and bring jobs and prosperity to the middle class. The White House on Wednesday was to release broad outlines of...
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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban speaks during a plenary session at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The European Union has launched legal action against Hungary over a new higher education law that critics say is aimed at shutting down a university founded by billionaire philanthropist George Soros. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
April 26, 2017 - 11:20 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Hungary's prime minister on Wednesday dismissed concerns about his country's new higher education law after the European Union launched legal action amid fears the legislation is aimed at shutting down a university founded by billionaire philanthropist George Soros. While insisting...
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Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is greeted by workers outside a whirlpool home appliance factory in Amiens, France, Wednesday April 26, 2017. While her centrist presidential opponent Macron was meeting with union leaders from the Whirlpool plant in northern France, Le Pen popped up outside the factory itself, amid its workers and declared herself the candidate of France's workers.(AP Photo)
April 26, 2017 - 10:48 am
AMIENS, France (AP) — Battling for France's blue-collar vote and employing all of her political guile, far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen upstaged her centrist rival Emmanuel Macron by making a surprise campaign stop Wednesday to a home appliance factory threatened with closure. As...
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FILE - This Tuesday, May 6, 2014, file photo shows a sign outside Fiat Chrysler Automobiles world headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich. Fiat Chrysler and Google said Tuesday, April 25, 2017, for the first time will offer rides to the public in the self-driving automobiles they are building under an expanding partnership. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
April 26, 2017 - 10:04 am
MILAN (AP) — Carmaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles reported Wednesday that its first-quarter earnings rose by more than a third mainly due to an improved performance in Europe and by its luxury Maserati brand. The Italian-American carmaker made a net profit of 641 million euros ($700 million) in the...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 1, 2017, file photo, Reese's miniature peanut butter cups are displayed in Hershey's Times Square store, in New York. The Hershey Co. reports earnings Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
April 26, 2017 - 9:33 am
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — Hershey Co. on Wednesday reported a steep slide in first-quarter profit on a hefty charge, but the results still topped Wall Street expectations. The Hershey, Pennsylvania-based company saw profit fall 45 percent to $125 million, or 58 cents per share. The drop was due to a $208...
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FILE - This April 13, 2014, file photo shows the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) headquarters building in Washington. President Donald Trump’s plan to provide massive tax breaks to corporations faces big challenges as Washington struggles with mounting debt and the populist president tries to make good on promises to bring jobs and prosperity to the middle class. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
April 26, 2017 - 9:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proposing "the biggest tax cut" ever even as the government struggles with mounting debt, in an effort to fulfill promises of bringing jobs and prosperity to the middle class. White House officials on Wednesday were to release broad outlines of a tax...
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FILE - This April 13, 2014, file photo shows the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) headquarters building in Washington. President Donald Trump’s plan to provide massive tax breaks to corporations faces big challenges as Washington struggles with mounting debt and the populist president tries to make good on promises to bring jobs and prosperity to the middle class. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
April 26, 2017 - 7:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proposing tax cuts for individuals and businesses even as Washington struggles with mounting debt and the populist president tries to make good on promises to bring jobs and prosperity to the middle class. Trump is scheduled Wednesday to unveil the broad...
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