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Online giant Amazon said Thursday its profits more than tripled in the third quarter, but shares fell as the rise was weaker than expected. Amazon extended its string of positive results after years of investments that produced little or no profit, helped by its cloud computing, streaming video and new products and services. Amazon shares tumbled more than five percent in after-hours trade after profit fell shy of most analysts' forecasts.
ABOARD THE LAKE SHORE LIMITED (AP) — As the Amtrak train slowly chugged through the Ohio night, past factories along the Lake Erie shore illuminated by pinkish lights, Marvin Thomas stretched across a pair of seats, proudly wrapped in a blue satin Cubs jacket.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fraternity and sorority parties will be back this weekend at the University of California, Berkeley after a one-week suspension, but with new guidelines aimed at keeping the often booze-filled bashes free of sexual violence.