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A raucous week for Wall Street closes with a quiet, mixed finish

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street's latest winning week closed with a mixed finish on Friday following stronger profit reports than expected from several big U.S. companies. The S&P 500 slipped 4.62, or 0.1%, to 4,505.42 to edge back from its highest closing level since April 2022. The Dow ...

Disney asks a judge to toss a lawsuit from board of DeSantis appointees

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Disney asked a Florida judge on Friday to toss out a lawsuit against the company's efforts to neutralize a takeover of Disney World's governing district by Gov. Ron DeSantis and his appointees. The case in state court in Orlando is one of two stemming from the takeover, ...

Tourists are packing European hotspots, boosted by Americans

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Tourists are waiting more than two hours to visit the Acropolis in Athens. Taxi lines at Rome's main train station are running just as long. And so many visitors are concentrating around St. Mark's Square in Venice that crowds get backed up crossing bridges — even on ...