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House votes to limit tax credit for immigrants

(AP) — The House passed a bill Friday that would gradually increase the popular child tax credit and make it available to more families with higher incomes.

Turkish high-speed rail opens between main cities

(AP) — Turkey inaugurated a high-speed rail service Friday linking Ankara to Istanbul which will cut travel time between the country's main two cities by half. The launch suffered a mishap however, with a technical fault causing the train to stop for 15 minutes until it was repaired.

Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain 


(AP) — It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures. They're grocery store owners.

Air Canada plane told to circle Tel Aviv airport

(AP) — An Air Canada flight had to circle Tel Aviv's airport for 10 minutes after air traffic control said the conditions needed to be confirmed as safe for landing.

Jet with 116 aboard 'probably crashed' in Mali

(AP) — An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people vanished Thursday in a rainstorm over restive northern Mali, and French officials say it has probably crashed — the third major international aviation disaster in a week.

Obama wants limits on US company mergers abroad

(AP) — Striking a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama is demanding "economic patriotism" from American corporations that seek overseas mergers to avoid U.S. taxes.

US stocks end little changed after mixed news

(AP) — U.S. stocks are ending little changed after a day of mixed signals on corporate earnings and the economy.

Airlines report big 2Q profits on strong demand

Investing in airlines has long been the butt of jokes, especially when many U.S. carriers traipsed through bankruptcy court in the past decade.

Social Security's $300M IT project doesn't work

(AP) — After spending nearly $300 million on a new computer system to handle disability claims, the Social Security Administration still can't get it to work. And officials can't say when it will.

Varying health premium subsidies worry consumers

(AP) — Linda Close was grateful to learn she qualified for a sizable subsidy to help pay for her health insurance under the new federal law. But in the process of signing up for a plan, Close said her HealthCare.gov account showed several different subsidy amounts, varying as much as $180 per month.