Netflix shares jump 6 percent on strong subscriber growth

Oct 17, 2018

Netflix shares are jumping 6 percent at the opening of trading after the company reported a big increase in subscribers

US housing starts sank 5.3 percent in September

Oct 17, 2018

US home construction sank 5.3 percent in September amid higher mortgage rates, hurricane

Major London rail hub suffers disruption

Oct 17, 2018

Rail travel at Paddington _ one of London's busiest stations _ is being disrupted after damage to overhead electrical wires halted all travel

Wickenheiser, Pegula reflect NHL's trend toward diversity

Oct 17, 2018

The NHL is finally shrugging off its reputation as being a 'men-only' club with the Maple Leafs hiring Hayley Wickenheiser, and Kim Pegula taking over as president of the Buffalo Sabres

UK inflation drop eases central bank dilemma ahead of Brexit

Oct 17, 2018

Inflation in Britain eased markedly during September, lowering the pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates while the country faces uncertainty from Brexit.

AP FACT CHECK: Cruz, O'Rourke claims cite taxes, immigration

Oct 17, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Cruz and O'Rourke make claims ranging from oil taxes to impeachment and immigration during their Senate debate.

America's most famous pimp, poised for elected office, dies

Oct 17, 2018

America's most famous pimp partied for days with porn stars, political pals and others to celebrate his 72nd birthday, but the revelry ended morning when Dennis Hof was found dead in one of his Nevada brothels

Asian shares climb on strong US corporate earnings, data

Oct 17, 2018

Asian shares climb as strong US corporate earnings, data calm concern about softening growth

Paul Allen's passions: Rock n' roll, sports and philanthropy

Oct 17, 2018

Personal computers, conservation, pro football, rock n' roll and rocket ships: Paul G. Allen pursued a wide range of philanthropic interests and passions after making his early mark co-founding Microsoft with childhood friend Bill Gates

The Latest: O'Rourke evokes Trump's 'Lyin' Ted' in debate

Oct 17, 2018

Beto O'Rourke has evoked a nickname Donald Trump bestowed on his then-2016 presidential rival Ted Cruz, "Lyin' Ted," as the Democrat went on the offensive during a Texas Senate debate in San Antonio

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