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June 18, 2018

Dow Jones Industrials

High: 25,003.10

Low: 24,825.77

Close: 24,987.47

Change: —103.01

Other Indexes

Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2773.75 —5.91

NYSE Index: 12,708.63 —26.01

Nasdaq Composite Index: 7747.03 +0.65

NYSE Amer Composite: 2739.36 +14.49

Russell 2000 Index: 1692.46 +8.55

Wilshire 5000…

June 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new “Space Force” as an independent military service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space — though he may have limited power to develop a new military command.

While Trump has…


June 18, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A funeral will be held for fashion designer Kate Spade this week in Kansas City, where she was born.

The Kansas City Star reports that services for Spade are planned for 3 p.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Church. Her father, Frank Brosnahan, says…

Kate Spade Funeral

June 18, 2018

Small businesses suffered a barrage of computer invasions last year but most took no action to shore up their security afterward, according to a survey by insurer Hiscox.

It found that 47 percent of small businesses reported that they had one attack in 2017, and 44 percent said they had two to four…

June 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mayor and congressional delegate may top the ballot in Washington, D.C.‘s primary on Tuesday, but the real drama for voters has to do with waiters, waitresses, bartenders and busboys.

Incumbent Mayor Muriel Bowser is expected to glide through to the nomination with no…

DC Primary

June 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is exaggerating the achievements of his Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, claiming the North has destroyed missile launch sites and no longer has “rockets flying over the place.”

That’s a distorted picture. North Korea has revealed no…

Trump Fact Check

June 18, 2018

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:


Silicon Valley software giant Oracle will report its fourth-quarter results on Tuesday.

Oracle makes database-intensive software platforms for large companies, and is the second-largest…

This Week in Business

June 17, 2018

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — Residents of an eastern North Carolina city have a new option for Internet service.

The Daily Advance reports that Eastern Shore Communications is serving customers in Elizabeth City. The city government is its first business customer.

The Cape Charles, Va., provider,…

June 17, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The combined powers of superheroes, the Pixar brand and a drought of family-friendly films helped “Incredibles 2” become the best animated opening of all time, the biggest PG-rated launch ever and the 8th highest film launch overall.

Disney estimated Sunday that the film earned…

Film Review Incredibles 2

June 17, 2018

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. plans to release details of its planned conversion of the long-vacant Michigan Central train station just west of downtown Detroit. The Dearborn-based automaker recently bought the 105-year-old building and is expected to redevelop the 500,000-square-foot (46,000-…

Detroit Train Station Ford
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