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Poll shows support for charter schools, vouchers is growing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Support for charter schools and private school voucher programs has gone up over the past year, with Republicans accounting for much of the increase, according to a survey published Tuesday. The findings by Education Next, a journal published by Harvard's Kennedy School and Stanford University, come as Education Secretary Betsy DeVos promotes alternatives to traditional public...

August 21, 2018

Asian shares mixed on doubt of resolving US-China trade spat

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Tuesday amid doubts on the prospects for resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped nearly 0.1 percent to finish at 22,219.73, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.9 percent to 6,286.50. But South Korea's Kospi has risen 1.0 percent to 2,270.69. Hong Kong's Hang Seng has edged up 0.5 percent to 27,733.44,...

August 21, 2018

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

U.S. stocks closed broadly higher Monday as retailers and other consumer-focused companies posted solid gains. Industrial stocks also rose, led by airlines. Energy companies rose along with the price of U.S. crude oil. Technology stocks lagged the market. On Monday: The S&P 500 index rose 6.92 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,857.05. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 89.37 points, or 0.3 percent, to...

August 20, 2018

Experts say Tesla board may have too many ties to CEO Musk

For years, Tesla's board remained almost invisible, staying behind the curtain as superstar Chairman and CEO Elon Musk guided the electric car maker to huge stock price increases. Now, given Musk's recent questionable behavior, experts say it's time for the board to step onstage and take action on the company's leadership. The list of Musk's offenses include berating Wall Street analysts on a conference call and labeling as a pedophile via Twitter a British diver involved in the cave rescue of trapped Thai soccer players. Add to that his abrupt Twitter announcement of a plan to take the company private even though funding hasn't been solidified, as well as confessing to being overwhelmed with job stress...

August 21, 2018

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A dog's life: fitness trackers help put fat pets on a diet

PRAGUE (AP) — When Czech entrepreneur Robert Hasek began jogging with his dog, Darwin, the three-mile runs were making the bull terrier sick with fatigue. Hasek was surprised, thinking his dog led a healthy lifestyle. To solve the mystery, he strapped a Fitbit to Darwin and discovered he was actually only active in his presence. Otherwise, Hasek says, "he is lying, sleeping and doing nothing. He's lazy!" The...

August 20, 2018
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Silicon Valley vet to head women's advocacy group Catalyst

NEW YORK (AP) — A former Silicon Valley CEO is taking the helm of a prominent organization dedicated to the promotion of women in the workplace, saying the #MeToo era is a "fantastic time" to champion gender equality. Lorraine Hariton becomes CEO of the group Catalyst at time when sexual misconduct scandals are ensnaring corporate executives, and the departure of PepsiCo's CEO highlighted the tiny number of women leading Fortune 500 companies. But Hariton, whose appointment was announced Monday, said the #MeToo movement has pushed the spotlight on gender equality like nothing she has seen since she began her business career at IBM in the 1970s. "I felt the timing was really fantastic," Hariton said....

August 20, 2018
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Trades for September 6, 2017.

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Experts say Tesla board may have too many ties to CEO Musk

For years, Tesla's board remained almost invisible, staying behind the curtain as superstar Chairman and CEO Elon Musk guided the electric car maker to huge stock price increases. Now, given Musk's recent questionable behavior, experts say it's time for the board to step onstage and take action on the company's leadership. The list of Musk's offenses include berating Wall Street analysts on a conference call...

August 21, 2018
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Trades for August 30, 2017.

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Frustration rules as Venezuela unveils new currency

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Saul Jimenez just wanted to buy bread from his...

August 20, 2018
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How to reset retirement plans to weather a downturn

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August 20, 2018
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Retailers, energy companies lead US stocks mostly higher

U.S. stock indexes gave up some of an early gain and are mostly higher in...

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