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Probe links lithium battery to Dubai UPS crash

A fast-moving fire that began in cargo containing lithium batteries turned the inside of a United Parcel Service plane into a "catastrophic" chain reaction of flames and smoke before a crash three years ago in the desert outside Dubai, according to a report released Wednesday.Full story

AT&T's 2Q results, in brief

UPS AND DOWNS: AT&T's revenue rose 1.6 percent from a year ago to $32.1 billion in the second quarter, while net income fell 2.1 percent to $3.8 billion, or 71 cents per share. Full story

News Summary: Uneven earnings leave stocks flat

UPS, DOWNS: It was a busy day for earnings, but the mixed bag of results didn't give the market a clear direction to follow. Wendy's soared after beating Wall Street's profit estimates, but Marlboro maker Altria group slumped. Full story

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On the Call: UPS CEO discusses dividend, buybacks

News Summary: UPS 2Q profit falls 4 percent

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Monday's Top Upgrades (and Downgrades)

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Stocks slip on Wall Street; UPS sinks on forecast

UPS expects second-quarter profit below estimates

International deliveries seen boosting UPS in near term

UPS to expand natural-gas truck fleet

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Dave Barnes, UPS chief information officer, explains how and why his company gathers every piece of information possible on every package it handles.

  UPS deliveryman caught on camera stealing FedEx package

Some packages are being delivered but not received, with holiday gifts getting nabbed off people’s porches. When one UPS deliveryman picked up an iPad mini delivered by FedEx, the homeowner posted the video surveillance online. NBC’s Janet Shamlian reports.

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File of a FedEx truck parked next to a UPS truck as both drivers make deliveries in downtown San Diego

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