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Ford earnings drop on weak China sales

Ford earnings drop on weak China salesFord reported a drop in third-quarter profits Wednesday as weak sales in China and higher commodity costs countered the benefit of strong truck sales in North America. Ford’s North America business was the bright spot in the latest quarter, with truck and sport utility vehicles sales rising 2.8 percent from the prior year, amid strong demand for the best-selling F-series truck and other large vehicles. Ford Chief Executive Jim Hackett has warned that metals tariffs caused a $ 1 billion hit to company earnings.



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Sales are brisk as Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6 billion

Sales are brisk as Mega Millions jackpot hits $  1.6 billionSAN DIEGO (AP) — The Mega Millions lottery may see a streak of jackpot rollovers end as it heads toward a record $ 1.6 billion drawing on Tuesday.



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Trump Says He Doesn't 'Like' Jamal Khashoggi Disappearance, Won't Stop Saudi Arms Sales

Trump Says He Doesn't 'Like' Jamal Khashoggi Disappearance, Won't Stop Saudi Arms SalesPresident Donald Trump doesn't "like" that Saudi Arabia may be involved in the



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Nike's Online Sales Soar After Colin Kaepernick Ad Campaign Launches

Nike's Online Sales Soar After Colin Kaepernick Ad Campaign LaunchesNike's online sales have rocketed since the company revealed that former San



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US existing home sales hit two-year low as slump persists

US existing home sales hit two-year low as slump persistsSales of existing homes in the United States fell in July for the fourth straight month, hitting the slowest pace in two years, according to an industry survey released Wednesday. With 77 straight months of price increases, would-be homeowners were finding a tight market difficult to navigate amid general weakness in the housing sector, according to the National Association of Realtors. “Too many would-be buyers are either being priced out, or are deciding to postpone their search until more homes in their price range come onto the market,” NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun said in a statement.



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Nintendo annual profits soar 36 percent to $1.27bn on Switch sales

Nintendo annual profits soar 36 percent to $  1.27bn on Switch salesNintendo on Thursday said its annual net profit soared 36.1 percent, thanks to the immense popularity of its Switch console, and announced it was appointing a new president. Shuntaro Furukawa, 46, who currently oversees marketing and other divisions at the Kyoto-based video game giant, will succeed 68-old-year Tatsumi Kimishima, who has headed up the firm since 2015. Nintendo has been on a winning streak, with its Switch console flying off the shelves since its launch last year.



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Illinois Gun Show Bans AR-15 And Bump Stock Sales After Protesters Speak Out

Illinois Gun Show Bans AR-15 And Bump Stock Sales After Protesters Speak OutA monthly Illinois gun show may have become the first in the nation to ban sales of AR-15 rifles following complaints in the wake of the deadly Parkland, Florida, school shooting. Organizers of the gun show also halted a raffle offering an AR-15 as a prize. “We did the ban to try to calm the situation down and show them we are willing to work with” the protesters, Frank Cesare of the sportsman’s group told The Washington Post.



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Florida Gubernatorial Candidate Calls On Governor To Halt AR-15 Sales

Florida Gubernatorial Candidate Calls On Governor To Halt AR-15 SalesIn the wake of Florida’s horrific school shooting, Gwen Graham, a Democratic candidate in the state’s gubernatorial race, called on Gov. Rick Scott to immediately suspend sales and permits of AR-15s and assault-style weapons.



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Rising exports, Turkish tanks fuel German arms sales debate

Rising exports, Turkish tanks fuel German arms sales debateBERLIN (AP) — The German government fired back Wednesday at critics of its arms export policies, insisting that it takes great care not to approve the sale of weapons to countries that abuse human rights.



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California rolls its own recreational pot sales out for 2018

California rolls its own recreational pot sales out for 2018SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — From a pot shop in Santa Cruz that hung a banner proclaiming "Prohibition is Over!" to one in San Diego handing out T-shirts showing the first moon landing and declaring a "giant leap for mankind," the Golden State turned a shade greener with its first sales of recreational marijuana.



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