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US stock futures rise as earnings reports roll in

A sign for Wall Street is shown in this March 8, 2010 file photo near the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks mostly rose Wednesday, July 23, 2014, bolstered by solid U.S. earnings and home sales as tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine eased. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes were mostly higher in early-afternoon trading Wednesday as investors weighed positive earnings from the technology industry against disappointing news from Boeing and other companies. Biotechnology stocks were among the biggest gainers.

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Review: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones

In this June 18, 2014 file photo, the Amazon "Mayday" customer service app that provides a direct link to a live Amazon tech support worker, is demonstrated on the new Amazon Fire Phone, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — What I find fascinating about Amazon’s Fire phone isn’t the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products.

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China detains employees of suspect meat seller

A man eats a burger at a McDonald's restaurant in Beijing Tuesday, July 22, 2014. China's food safety agency on Tuesday announced a nationwide inspection of processing factories and meat suppliers used by a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's and KFC. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

BEIJING (AP) — Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald’s, KFC and other restaurants in China were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized effort by the supplier.

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Boeing 2Q profit climbs 52 percent

In this July 9, 2014 file photo, Air New Zealand and Boeing show off the first delivered 787-9 Dreamliner at Boeing's delivery center at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. Boeing reports quarterly financial results on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Mike Siegel, File) SEATTLE OUT; USA TODAY OUT; MAGS OUT; TELEVISION OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT TO BOTH THE SEATTLE TIMES AND THE PHOTOGRAPHER

Increased production of passenger jets helped push up Boeing’s profit by 52 percent in the second quarter, topping Wall Street’s expectations.

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Review: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones

In this June 18, 2014 file photo, the map app on new Amazon Fire Phone is demonstrated in Seattle. The map app includes 3D-like renderings of buildings such as the Space Needle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — What I find fascinating about Amazon’s Fire phone isn’t the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products.

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