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NEW YORK (AP) — Payment processor Visa Inc. said Tuesday that its fiscal third quarter profits rose by an adjusted 11% from a year earlier, as more consumers spent more on Visa credit and debit cards.

The San Francisco-based company reported a profit of...Read more

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Thomas Rhett will have a trio of daughters as he announced on social media that his wife is pregnant with another girl.

Rhett on Tuesday posted a photo of his other two daughters, Willa Gray and Ada James, posing...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the confirmation of Mark Esper as defense secretary (all times local):

5:50 p.m.

Mark Esper has been sworn in as the next U.S. defense secretary, ending the longest period in Pentagon history that it...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan says militants may soon release two Western hostages as negotiations on a peace deal for Afghanistan make progress with his country's help.

Khan, who was in the middle of a three-day U.S. visit...Read more

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The biggest questions swirling around the Kansas City Chiefs this offseason centered on Tyreek Hill, and whether their speedy, record-setting wide receiver would be around at all this season.

Turns out he'll be around for the...Read more

CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA suspended DePaul men's basketball coach Dave Leitao for the first three games of the regular season Tuesday, saying he should have done more to prevent recruiting violations by his staff.

The NCAA also put the Big East program on...Read more

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — There she is. Here she isn't.

Miss America is leaving Atlantic City for the second time, trading one casino town for another in a move that caps a whirlwind of change at the nearly century-old pageant.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — About 3.1 million people would lose food stamp benefits under the Trump administration's proposal to tighten automatic eligibility requirements for the food stamp program.

The Agriculture Department said Tuesday that the rule would...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money.

The 97-2 vote sends the bill to President Donald Trump, who is expected to...Read more

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's opposition on Tuesday sought to harness anger over a massive blackout that deepened hardship nationwide, but turnout at a Caracas demonstration was relatively modest as many Venezuelans despair of an imminent solution to their plight....Read more

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