- The Trump-Clinton Twitter war: Bludgeon vs. stiletto
NEW YORK (AP) — Back in June, when Donald Trump slammed President Barack Obama's endorsement of Hillary Clinton on Twitter, the Democrat's campaign was quick to tweet back a chilly three-word response: "Delete your account ."
- Hobbit-fueled tourism New Zealand's top foreign-cash source
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — In New Zealand there are twice as many cows as people, but it's the hobbits that are really making hay.
- Global shares hit by gloom on Wall Street, lower oil prices
TOKYO (AP) — Share benchmarks in Europe and Asia saw broad declines Wednesday, tracking losses on Wall Street and weaker oil prices.
- Report: Gunmen still control metals mined for modern gadgets
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Violent gunmen still menace pick-and-shovel miners in eastern Congo, a new report finds, despite years of efforts to loosen their grip by local reformers, Western activists and companies like Apple and Intel that use minerals from the African region in their products.
- Apple's quarterly sales fall, but forecast calls for gains
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After stumbling in 2016, Apple is betting on a better year ahead.
- Ericsson appoints new CEO amid decline in networks industry
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Ericsson has appointed longtime board member Borje Ekholm as the new CEO as the Swedish networks operator struggles to improve earnings amid a decline in the industry.
- Pokemon Go boost limited as Nintendo cuts profit forecast
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co. has slashed its operating profit and sales forecasts for this fiscal year, despite the global success of "Pokemon Go."
- Senate Democrats aim to block LGBT measure from defense bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are intent on scuttling a House-passed provision that they say would undercut protections against workplace discrimination based on sexual or gender orientation.
- Trump brand loses luster with affluent
NEW YORK (AP) — Event planner Beth Bernstein decided she had had enough with Donald Trump after his 2005 hot-mic boasts about groping women came to light earlier this month. She removed photos of weddings she had thrown at a Trump hotel in Chicago from her website, wrote to hotel staff to remove her from the list of "preferred vendors" and posted a sort of call to arms on her blog.
- New Wells Fargo CEO to employees: 'We're sorry'
NEW YORK (AP) — Newly appointed Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan told employees Tuesday that he is "sorry for the pain" that the bank's employees have suffered as a result of the company's sales practices scandal.
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