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February 06, 2017 - 1:59 am
BERLIN (AP) — German factory orders rose sharply in December, more than making up for a steep decline the month before driven by growth within the eurozone and domestically. The Economy Ministry said Monday that industrial orders were up 5.2 percent, following a 3.6 percent decline in November in...
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2016 file photo, Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda, left, speaks with Suzuki Motor Corp. Chairman Osamu Suzuki during a news conference in Tokyo. Japanese automakers Toyota and Suzuki, which began looking into a partnership in October, say they have decided to work together in ecological and safety technology — a rapidly growing area in the industry. Toyota Motor Corp., the maker of the Camry sedan, Prius hybrid and Lexus luxury models, and Suzuki Motor Corp., which specializes in tiny cars, announced the decision Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, following approval by the company boards. (Shigeyuki Inakuma/Kyodo News via AP, File)
February 06, 2017 - 12:52 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automakers Toyota and Suzuki, which began discussing a partnership in October, said Monday they would work together in ecological and safety technology — a rapidly growing area in the industry. Toyota Motor Corp., the maker of the Camry sedan, Prius hybrid and Lexus luxury...
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This photo provided by Kia Motors America shows a scene from the company's spot for Super Bowl 51, between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. Melissa McCarthy humorously takes on political causes like saving whales, ice caps and trees, each time to disastrous effect, in Kia’s 60-second third-quarter ad to promote the fuel efficiency of its 2017 Niro crossover. (Kia Motors America via AP)
February 05, 2017 - 11:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Messages about America, inclusiveness — and, yes, even "four years of awful hair" — kept bubbling up in Super Bowl 51 ads from Airbnb, the NFL and a line of personal care products. But there was still plenty of escapism and light humor for those who weren't into the politics. As the...
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A man uses a mobile phone in front of an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. Asian shares were mostly higher Monday, cheered by the rise on Wall Street after U.S. President Donald Trump moved to scale back regulations on the financial industry last week. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
February 05, 2017 - 11:22 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Monday, cheered by the rise on Wall Street after President Donald Trump moved to scale back regulations on the financial industry last week. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.1 percent to 18,934.18. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost...
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This photo provided by Budweiser shows a scene from the company's spot for Super Bowl 51, between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. The scene depicts when Anheuser-Busch co-founder Adolphus Busch, right, after traveling by boat from Germany, met fellow immigrant Eberhard Anheuser. (Budweiser via AP)
February 05, 2017 - 9:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Super Bowl ads as an expected 110 million tune in to watch the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots face off (all times local): 10:35 p.m. In perhaps the last notable advertising moment of the night, Hyundai aired an ad right after the game that was recorded...
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This photo provided by Budweiser shows a scene from the company's spot for Super Bowl 51, between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. The scene depicts when Anheuser-Busch co-founder Adolphus Busch, right, after traveling by boat from Germany, met fellow immigrant Eberhard Anheuser. (Budweiser via AP)
February 05, 2017 - 5:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Super Bowl ads as an expected 110 million tune in to watch the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots face off (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Are Super Bowl advertisers trying to put fans on a diet? Not quite, but a couple of the ads give a glimpse into food trends...
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This photo provided by Kia Motors America shows a scene from the company's spot for Super Bowl 51, between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. Melissa McCarthy humorously takes on political causes like saving whales, ice caps and trees, each time to disastrous effect, in Kia’s 60-second third-quarter ad to promote the fuel efficiency of its 2017 Niro crossover. (Kia Motors America via AP)
February 05, 2017 - 5:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's showtime. The moment that two teams and dozens of advertisers have been counting down to for months has finally arrived: Super Bowl 51 at the NRG Stadium in Houston. As the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots square off on the field, advertisers will duke it out for the...
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February 05, 2017 - 4:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The CEO of Tiffany & Co. has stepped down amid concerns about the jewelry company's financial performance. The New York-based retailer announced Sunday that Frederic Cumenal's departure is effective immediately and the search has begun for a successor. Cumenal joined Tiffany in...
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