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Austin tech accelerator DivInc gets new home at Capital Factory, set to assist new crop of startups

DivInc, an accelerator for women and ethnically diverse startup founders, is launching its second cohort and moving to a new home at Capital Factory. The Austin nonprofit held its first 12-week program last fall at co-working space Galvanize, with...

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Major US utility sues insurers over coal ash cleanup costs

The largest U.S. electric company says it is suing insurance companies to force them to cover some of its multibillion-dollar costs to clean up the toxic residues left in the Carolinas after decades of burning coal to generate power. Charlotte-based...

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Turkish court orders Booking.com to be blocked

A Turkish court has ordered the travel website Booking.com to be blocked in a dispute with the country's main travel agency association, Turkey's state-run news agency reported Wednesday. The Anadolu Agency reported that a commercial court...

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone aims to dispel the Note 7 debacle

Samsung seems to be playing it safe with its first major smartphone since the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7. The Galaxy S8 features a larger display than its predecessor, the Galaxy S7, and sports a voice assistant intended...

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone aims to dispel the Note 7 debacle

Samsung seems to be playing it safe with its first major smartphone since the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7. The Galaxy S8 features a larger display than its predecessor, the Galaxy S7, and sports a voice assistant intended...

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FDA approves 1st drug for aggressive multiple sclerosis

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis that steadily reduces coordination and the ability to walk. The Food and Drug Administration approved Ocrevus late Tuesday after a large study found...

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US stock indexes mostly higher in morning trading; oil rises

KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index added 1 point, or 0.1 percent, to 2,360 as of 11:20 a.m. Eastern Time. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 40 points, or 0.2 percent, to 20,660. The Nasdaq composite index gained 13 points, or 0...

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Central bank offers bright outlook for Portuguese economy

Portugal's central bank has given an upbeat assessment of the country's economic outlook, with an export-driven recovery taking national output close to a pre-2008 level within two years. The Bank of Portugal revised its economic forecasts...

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Investment from China in Kushner Manhattan property is off

Talks with a Chinese company seeking a stake in a Fifth Avenue skyscraper owned by the family of Jared Kushner are over. The Kushner Cos. confirmed Wednesday that negotiations with Anbang Insurance Group to help fund redevelopment of the...

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Contracts to buy US homes hit highest level since April

More people signed contracts to buy U.S. homes last month as warm weather and rising confidence appeared to encourage consumers to look for houses. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that its pending home sales index climbed...

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