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EXPLAINER: What's next in Musk's epic battle with Twitter?

Elon Musk’s monthslong tussle with Twitter has taken a sharp turn after the Tesla billionaire seemed to return to where he started in April — offering to buy the company for $44 billion
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FILE - A sign is pictured outside the Twitter headquarters in San Francisco, Monday, April 25, 2022. Trading in shares of Twitter were halted, Tuesday, Oct. 4, after the stock spiked on reports that Elon Musk would proceed with his $44 billion deal to buy the company after months of legal battles.(AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn, File)
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Stocks rise in extended rally, clawing back more ground

Stocks rose sharply again on Wall Street Tuesday and clawed back more of the ground they lost in a miserable several weeks
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A currency trader stands near the screens showing the foreign exchange rates at a foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. Asian shares rose Tuesday, encouraged by a rally in U.S. shares after some weak economic data raised hopes that the Federal Reserve might ease away from aggressive interest rate hikes. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
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Deal back on? Elon Musk gets closer to buying Twitter

The tumultuous saga of Elon Musk’s on-again off-again purchase of Twitter has taken a turn toward a conclusion
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FILE - The Twitter application is seen on a digital device, Monday, April 25, 2022, in San Diego. Trading in shares of Twitter were halted, Tuesday, Oct. 4, after the stock spiked on reports that Elon Musk would proceed with his $44 billion deal to buy the company after months of legal battles. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
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Fourth union approves deal with railroads to get 24% raises

Another union has approved the deal it made with the major freight railroads last month that helped prevent a strike to secure 24% raises and $5,000 in bonuses for the workers it represents
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Freight cars wait to be hauled out of the Norfolk Southern Conway Terminal in Conway, Pa., Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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Fourth union approves deal with railroads to get 24% raises

Another union has approved the deal it made with the major freight railroads last month that helped prevent a strike to secure 24% raises and $5,000 in bonuses for the workers it represents
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Freight cars wait to be hauled out of the Norfolk Southern Conway Terminal in Conway, Pa., Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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Elon Musk reverses course, offers to buy Twitter at original price

The deal would move forward at a total cost of roughly $44 billion.
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The deal would move forward at a total cost of roughly $44 billion.
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Musk's plan to end Russian war infuriates Ukraine on Twitter

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has gotten into a Twitter tussle with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy after the tech billionaire floated a divisive proposal to end Russia’s invasion
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FILE - Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, attends the opening of the Tesla factory Berlin Brandenburg in Gruenheide, Germany, March 22, 2022. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has proposed a peace plan for Ukraine that would involve holding repeat votes under the U.N. auspices in Russia-occupied regions, triggering a showdown with Ukrainian Twitter users who have rejected his proposals in a stream of furious comments. (Patrick Pleul/Pool via AP, File)
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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday 10/4/2022

Stocks rose sharply again on Wall Street and clawed back more of the ground they lost in a miserable several weeks
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Blackbaud, Acuity Brands rise; AXT, KalVista fall

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Tuesday: Blackbaud, Acuity Brands rise; AXT, KalVista fall
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Twitter OKs Elon Musk's purchase plan

The deal would move forward at a total cost of roughly $44 billion.
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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks during the Model S Beta Event held at the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif., Oct. 1, 2011.
October 04

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for November delivery rose $2.89 to $86.52 a barrel Tuesday
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October 04

Micron to bring microchip plant to upstate New York

Micron, one of the world’s largest microchip manufacturers, will open a semiconductor plant in New York, promising an investment of up to $100 billion and a plant that could bring 50,000 jobs to the state
October 04
This aerial Aug. 30, 2022 photo shows the area from Caughdenoy Road and NY State Route 31 and Burnet Road to the left, not seen, that White Pines Commerce Park intends to develop with a proposed semiconductor plant, in Syracuse's northern suburbs of New York. Micron, one of the world’s largest microchip manufacturers, announced Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, it will open a semiconductor plant in New York, promising an investment of up to $100 billion and a plant that could bring 50,000 jobs to the state. (N. Scott Trimble/The Post-Standard via AP)
October 04

World Bank: Ukraine's war-torn economy will sink 35% in '22

Devastated by Russia’s invasion eight months ago, the Ukrainian economy will plunge 35% this year
October 04
A man pumps water in front of destroyed house in the recently recaptured town of Lyman, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Lyman resident live without electricity, gas and running water since mid of May. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
October 04

A timeline of Elon Musk's tumultuous Twitter acquisition attempt

Musk on Tuesday proposed the completion of his $44 billion deal to buy Twitter.
October 04
Elon Musk attends The 2022 Met Gala Celebrating "In America: An Anthology of Fashion" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2022 in New York City.
October 04

Iconic Goodwill gets serious with online for thrifters

Thrifters who  flock to Goodwill stores will now be able to do more of their treasure hunting online
October 04
October 04

Poll: Many pessimistic about improving standard of living

While most Americans say having a good standard of living is important, more than half believe it’s unlikely younger people today will have a better life than their parents, according to a new poll
October 04
Many younger Americans do not believe that today's young will exceed their parents' standard of living, according to a new poll. (AP Digital Embed)
October 04

Report: Musk proposes to proceed with Twitter takeover

Trading in shares of Twitter were halted after the stock spiked on reports that Elon Musk would proceed with his $44 billion deal to buy the company after months of legal battles
October 04
FILE - Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, attends the opening of the Tesla factory Berlin Brandenburg in Gruenheide, Germany, March 22, 2022. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has proposed a peace plan for Ukraine that would involve holding repeat votes under the U.N. auspices in Russia-occupied regions, triggering a showdown with Ukrainian Twitter users who have rejected his proposals in a stream of furious comments. (Patrick Pleul/Pool via AP, File)
October 04

US job openings sink as economy slows, cost to borrow rises

The number of available jobs in the U.S. plummeted in August compared with July, a sign that businesses may pull back further on hiring and potentially cool chronically high inflation
October 04
Help wanted sign is displayed in Deerfield, Ill., Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. The number of available jobs in the U.S. plummeted in August compared with July, a sign that businesses may pull back further on hiring and potentially cool chronically high inflation. There were 10.1 million advertised jobs on the last day of August, the government said Tuesday, Sept. 4, down a huge 10% from 11.2 million openings in July. In March, job openings had hit a record of nearly 11.9 million. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
October 04

What is 'recession fatigue' and how to combat it

Gen Z is more likely to feel "slighted" by a possible recession.
October 04
A young person checks their phone outside a store after a shopping outing, in a stock photo.
October 04

Poll: Many pessimistic about improving standard of living

While most Americans say having a good standard of living is important, more than half believe it’s unlikely younger people today will have a better life than their parents, according to a new poll
October 04
Many younger Americans do not believe that today's young will exceed their parents' standard of living, according to a new poll. (AP Digital Embed)
October 04

Poll: Many pessimistic about improving standard of living

While most Americans say having a good standard of living is important, more than half believe it’s unlikely younger people today will have a better life than their parents, according to a new poll
October 04
Pedestrians walk past the papered-over display windows of a vacant retail site on the 16th Street Mall in this photograph taken Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, in Denver. The city's Pop-Up Denver program offers free rent to pop-up businesses that agree to do business downtown for a period of time. (Hart Van Denburg/Colorado Public Radio via AP)
October 04

German energy company RWE to end coal use by 2030

German energy company RWE says it will phase out the burning of coal by 2030, saving 280 million metric tons of climate-changing greenhouse gas emissions
October 04
FILE - Giant bucket-wheel excavators extract coal at the controversial RWE Garzweiler surface coal mine near Jackerath, west Germany, Thursday, April 29, 2021. German energy giant RWE says it will phase out the burning of coal by 2030, saving 280 million metric tons of climate-changing greenhouse gas emissions. The decision announced Tuesday will accelerate the closure of some of Europe’s most polluting power plants and a vast lignite strip mine in the west of the country. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)
October 04

Live Updates: Russia-Ukraine War

Ukraine’s foreign minister has promised that his embattled country will do all it can to send more grain to Africa
October 04
A man pumps water in front of destroyed house in the recently recaptured town of Lyman, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. Lyman resident live without electricity, gas and running water since mid of May. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
October 04

In Ian's wake, Florida residents brave a slow wait for power

Nearly a week after Hurricane Ian smashed into Florida and carved a path of destruction that reached into the Carolinas, hundreds of thousands of Florida residents are facing another day without electricity
October 04
Alice Pujols goes through someone else's discarded items for clothes and shoes for her family Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Fort Myers, Fla. Pujols's home was completely destroyed after her home flooded due to rising waters caused by Hurricane Ian. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)
October 04

Russian losses evident in key liberated Ukrainian city

The bodies of Russian soldiers are lying in the streets of a key city in eastern Ukraine following their comrades' retreat that has marked the latest defeat for Moscow
October 04
Dead bodies of Russian servicemen lie on the ground in the recently recaptured town of Lyman, Ukraine, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
October 04

Sheryl Sandberg steps into abortion fight with ACLU donation

Sheryl Sandberg opened her next chapter as a full-time philanthropist Tuesday with a donation to the American Civil Liberties Union to fight state abortion bans across the country
October 04
FILE- In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on "Foreign Influence Operations and Their Use of Social Media Platforms," on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sandberg opened her next chapter as a full-time philanthropist Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022, with a donation to the American Civil Liberties Union to fight state abortion bans across the country. Sandberg, who officially left her position as Facebook’s parent company Meta’s chief operating officer last week after 14 years, donated $3 million to the ACLU Ruth Bader Ginsburg Liberty Center. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
October 04

Romania investigates leaks from Russian-owned company

Authorities in Romania have opened a criminal investigation into suspected data leaks against four employees of the local branch of neighboring Serbia’s NIS Petrol
October 04
October 04

Russian court fines TikTok for not deleting LGBT content

A Russian court has fined TikTok for failing to delete LGBT material in what is the country’s latest crackdown on Big Tech companies
October 04
FILE - A visitor passes the TikTok exhibition stands at the Gamescom computer gaming fair in Cologne, Germany, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022. A Russian court has fined TikTok for failing to delete LGBT material in what is the country’s latest crackdown on Big Tech companies. The court in Moscow on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022 issued the $50,000 penalty to the short-video sharing platform, following a complaint by Russian regulators. TikTok, which is owned by China’s ByteDance Ltd., didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)
October 04

Asian shares mostly lower as recession fears deepen

Asian shares are higher, encouraged by a rally in U.S. shares after some weak economic data raised hopes that the Federal Reserve might ease away from aggressive interest rate hikes
October 04
People wearing protective masks walk in front of an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Tokyo. Asian shares were mostly lower on Monday after Wall Street closed out a miserable September with a loss of 9.3%, the worst monthly decline since March 2020. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
October 03

Judge: ITG is liable for Florida tobacco settlement payments

A Delaware judge says cigarette manufacturer ITG Brands assumed liability for tobacco settlement payments to the state of Florida when it acquired four brands from Reynolds American in 2015
October 03
FILE - Menthol cigarettes and other tobacco products are displayed at a store in San Francisco on May 17, 2018. Cigarette manufacturer ITG Brands assumed liability for tobacco settlement payments to the state of Florida when it acquired four brands from Reynolds American in 2015, a Delaware judge has ruled Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. Reynolds sold the Kool, Winston, Salem and Maverick brands to ITG in 2014 to gain federal regulators' approval of Reynolds’ acquisition of Lorillard Inc. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
October 03

American Airlines CEO defends JetBlue deal to federal judge

The CEO of American Airlines has defended his airline's partnership with JetBlue
October 03
FILE - American Airlines President Robert Isom speaks at a news conference about the company's new partnership with Alaska Airlines, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Seattle. On Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, American CEO Isom defended his airline's partnership with JetBlue, saying there is no other way for American to grow fast enough to compete with Delta and United in the Northeast. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
October 03

Buffett's successor buys nearly $70M of Berkshire stock

Billionaire Warren Buffett’s successor bought nearly $70 million worth of stock in the conglomerate he is slated to one day lead
October 03
FILE - Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, speaks during a game of bridge following the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting on May 5, 2019, in Omaha, Neb. Buffett's successor, Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Greg Able, bought nearly $70 million worth of stock in the conglomerate he is slated to one day lead after the legendary investor is gone, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
October 03

Fraud, scam cases increasing on Zelle, Senate report finds

Incidents of fraud and scams are occurring more often on the popular peer-to-peer payment service Zelle
October 03
FILE - Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on a screen in the background, questions witnesses about Zelle, during a Senate Banking Committee annual Wall Street oversight hearing, Sept. 22, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. On the panel from left, Wells Fargo & Company CEO and President Charles Scharf, Bank of America Chairman and CEO Brian Thomas Moynihan, JPMorgan Chase & Company Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon, Citigroup CEO Jane Fraser, Truist Financial Corporation Chairman and CEO William Rogers Jr., U.S. Bancorp Chairman, President, and CEO Andy Cecere, and The PNC Financial Services Group Chairman, President, and CEO William Demchak. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
October 03

Kim Kardashian fined $1 million by SEC over crypto promotion

The long list of celebrities promoting cryptocurrencies just got shorter
October 03
FILE - Kim Kardashian attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the "In America: An Anthology of Fashion" exhibition on Monday, May 2, 2022, in New York. Reality tv star and entrepreneur Kim Kardashian has agreed to settle charges brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission and pay $1.26 million because she promoted on social media a crypto asset security offered and sold by EthereumMax without disclosing the payment she received for the plug. The SEC said Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, that Kardashian has agreed to cooperate with its ongoing investigation.(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
October 03

US auto sales to fall a bit in 3Q, even with September gains

U.S. new vehicle sales fell slightly in the third quarter, even with improvement in September
October 03
FILE - A salesman talks with customers in an Acura dealership lot in Wexford, Pa., on Sept. 29, 2022. New vehicle sales in the U.S. are expected to have fallen slightly in the third quarter, even with improvement in September. But there are warning signs that consumers' appetite for expensive new cars, trucks and SUVs may be waning. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
October 03

Stella McCartney dabbles in art at eco-pioneering Paris show

It was as much art fair as fashion show for designer Stella McCartney, who put on an art-infused spring collection at Paris Fashion Week on Monday that vibrated with flashes of color
October 03
Models wear creations for the Stella McCartney ready-to-wear Spring/Summer 2023 fashion collection presented Monday, Oct. 3, 2022 in Paris. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
October 03

How major US stock indexes fared Monday 10/3/2022

Wall Street rallied to its best day since late July as falling bond yields eased some of the pressure that’s battered markets
October 03
October 03

Viasat, Myovant rise; Tesla, Twitter fall

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday: ViaSat, Myovant rise; Tesla, Twitter fall
October 03
October 03

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for November delivery rose $4.14 to $83.63 a barrel Monday
October 03
October 03

Stocks rally on Wall Street toward their best day in months, S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average rise more than 3%

Stocks rally on Wall Street toward their best day in months, S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average rise more than 3%
October 03
October 03

Europe faces 'unprecedented risk' of gas shortage, IEA says

Europe is facing unprecedented risks to its energy supply this winter
October 03
Chimneys and a tank are pictured at the BASF chemical plant in Ludwigshafen, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
October 03

What if Musk loses the Twitter case but defies the court?

Twitter wants a Delaware court to order Elon Musk to buy the social media service for $44 billion, as he promised back in April
October 03
October 03

UnitedHealth closes roughly $8B deal for Change Healthcare

UnitedHealth Group says it has completed its acquisition of Change Healthcare, closing the roughly $8 billion deal a couple weeks after a judge rejected a challenge from regulators
October 03
FILE - A sign stands on UnitedHealth Group Inc.'s campus in Minnetonka, Minn., on Oct. 16, 2012. UnitedHealth Group said Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, that it completed its acquisition of Change Healthcare, closing the roughly $8 billion deal a couple weeks after a judge rejected a challenge from federal regulators. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
October 03

Kim Kardashian charged by SEC over crypto post

Kardashian will pay $1.26 million to settle the civil charges, the SEC said.
October 03
Kardashian will pay $1.26 million to settle the civil charges, the SEC said.
October 03

Hurricane Ian could cause $75 billion in damage

The best-case-scenario for damage is $66 billion, a data firm said.
October 03
A boat lays sideways in the canal in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian in Punta Gorda, Fla., Sept. 29, 2022.
October 03

Insider Q&A: Privacy advocate sees growing public alarm

Jeffrey Chester, executive director of the Center for Digital Democracy, has advocated in Washington for privacy protection over the last 25 years, warning U.S. lawmakers and regulators about growing threats to Americans’ online privacy
October 03
This photo provided by Jeffrey Chester, shows Chester, executive director of the Center for Digital Democracy. Chester has advocated in Washington for privacy protection for 25 years, warning about threats to online privacy. (Lucia SantaMaria/Jeffrey Chester via AP)
October 03

Hungary, Austria and Serbia work together to stem migration

The leaders of Hungary, Austria and Serbia have met in Budapest to find solutions on how to stem the increasing number of migrants arriving in Europe
October 03
FILE - Operational police officers walk along the service route of Hungary's border with Serbia near Roszke, Southern Hungary, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022. The leaders of Hungary, Austria and Serbia met Monday in Budapest to find solutions on how to stem the recently increasing number of migrants arriving in Europe. (Tibor Rosta/MTI via AP, File)
October 03

Fraud, scam cases increasing on Zelle, Senate report finds

Incidents of fraud and scams are occurring more often on the popular peer-to-peer payment service Zelle, according to a report issued Monday by the office of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, giving the public its first glimpse  into the growing problems at Zelle
October 03
FILE - Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on a screen in the background, questions witnesses about Zelle, during a Senate Banking Committee annual Wall Street oversight hearing, Sept. 22, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. On the panel from left, Wells Fargo & Company CEO and President Charles Scharf, Bank of America Chairman and CEO Brian Thomas Moynihan, JPMorgan Chase & Company Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon, Citigroup CEO Jane Fraser, Truist Financial Corporation Chairman and CEO William Rogers Jr., U.S. Bancorp Chairman, President, and CEO Andy Cecere, and The PNC Financial Services Group Chairman, President, and CEO William Demchak. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
October 03

This Week: Job openings, Levi Strauss earns, hiring snapshot

The Labor Department delivers its monthly tally of U.S. job openings Tuesday and its September snapshot of hiring by nonfarm employers Friday
October 03
October 03

From V8 to EV: New Corvette Z06 could be the last before a move to electrification

The new naturally aspirated 5.5L LT6 V8 engine produces 670 horses under the hood of Chevy’s new sports car.
October 03
The new naturally aspirated 5.5L LT6 V8 engine produces 670 horses under the hood of Chevy’s new sports car.