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US stock indexes end strong week with tiny gains
U.S. stock indexes marked their fourth consecutive gain Friday, an upbeat finish for a week that got off to a turbulent start as investors fretted about Britain's vote to leave the European Union....

Investor Derby: Gold leads the market in 2Q
NEW YORK (AP) -- Gold shone brighter than any other investment in an up-and-down quarter....

As desire to acquire mounts, so does risk of losses
NEW YORK (AP) -- The word suggests compassion, benevolence. It even sounds nice....

US auto sales hit record in first 6 months
DETROIT (AP) -- U.S. auto sales may be slowing, but they still set a record in the first six months of this year....

California governor signs stringent gun bills, vetoes others
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown signed six stringent gun-control measures Friday that will require people to turn in high-capacity magazines and mandate background checks for ammunition sales, as California Democrats seek to strengthen gun laws that are already among the strictest in the nation....

Tesla crash could hurt sentiment on driverless cars
DETROIT (AP) -- It was the crash the auto industry knew was coming but still feared....

Death sparks 'Autopilot' car probe; man had speeding tickets
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The first American death involving a car in self-driving mode presents a dilemma: How aggressively to embrace the potentially life-saving technology after a fatal crash. The driver's history of speeding further complicates the question....

Fatal Telsa crash shows limits of self-driving technology
DETROIT (AP) -- The U.S. government is investigating the first reported death of a driver whose car was in self-driving mode when he crashed. Joshua D. Brown, 40, died May 7 when his Tesla Model S, which was operating on "autopilot," failed to activate its brakes and hit a truck in Florida....

The Latest: Truck firm in Tesla crash had safety violations
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the first reported death of a motorist using self-driving technology (all times local):...

Survey: US manufacturing accelerates in June
WASHINGTON (AP) -- American manufacturing expanded for the fourth straight month in June, hitting the strongest reading in 16 months as the outlook for new orders and production improved....

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