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Global stocks rattled by Ebola case in New York
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Global stock markets retreated Friday as the first case of Ebola in New York overshadowed positive economic news....

Ford profit falls in third quarter on truck costs
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 will be a lot lighter and more efficient when it goes on sale later this year. But for now it's a serious drag on profits....

P&G matches Street 1Q forecasts
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) on Friday reported net income of $1.99 billion in its fiscal first quarter....

Cloning whistle-blower: little change in S. Korea
CHUNCHEON, South Korea (AP) -- The whistle-blower who exposed breakthrough cloning research as a devastating fake says South Korea is still dominated by the values that allowed science fraudster Hwang Woo-suk to become an almost untouchable national hero....

Amazon's loss makes holidays a question mark
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon's trademark smile icon is becoming more of a grimace....

Procter & Gamble taking out its batteries
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Procter & Gamble is removing the batteries and making Duracell a stand-alone company....

China, 20 other countries initiate new Asian bank
BEIJING (AP) -- Twenty-one Asian nations have signed on to a China-driven initiative to create a new development bank for Asia that's aimed at boosting infrastructure investment of all kinds. Beijing sees that as a way to raise its international standing, but Washington opposes the move as an unnecessary and potentially damaging rival to established institutions such as the World Bank....

Italian court to rule on Dolce&Gabbana tax case
MILAN (AP) -- An Italian prosecutor has demanded that Italy's high court uphold a tax evasion conviction against Milan designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana....

Britain protests EU demand for more funding
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Britain is protesting a European Union request for an additional 2.1 billion euro ($2.65 billion) contribution to the EU coffers at a time of increasing pressure at home for the country to leave the bloc....

California startup unveils gun technology for cops
WATSONVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer's weapon has been fired....

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