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 2018-08-16 13:44 

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Markets Right Now: Walmart leads early advance for stocks...

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):...

 2018-08-16 13:44 

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Germany's Bayer says it can start integrating Monsanto...

German pharmaceutical company Bayer AG says it can now start integrating U.S. seed and weed-killer maker Monsanto Co. after completing the required sale of some of its crop science business....

 2018-08-16 13:41 

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July housing starts up a slight 0.9 percent as tariffs bite...

U.S. housing starts ticked up just 0.9 percent in July, a sign that higher construction costs might be weighing on homebuilders....

 2018-08-16 12:54 

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Kroger begins testing driverless grocery deliveries...

Kroger will begin testing grocery deliveries using driverless cars outside of Phoenix....

 2018-08-16 12:47 

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Chinese deputy governors, mayor fired over vaccine scandal...

Two deputy Chinese provincial governors and a mayor were fired Thursday by the ruling Communist Party after revelations of misconduct by a major producer of anti-rabies vaccine triggered a public outcry....

 2018-08-16 12:46 

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US housing starts rose a slight 0.9 percent in July...

U.S. housing starts ticked up just 0.9 percent in July, a sign that higher construction costs might be weighing on homebuilders....

 2018-08-16 12:45 

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The Latest: Turkish, French presidents speak by phone...

The Latest on Turkey's currency crisis (all times local):...

 2018-08-16 12:44 

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Penney posts bigger-than-expected loss, cuts outlook...

J.C. Penney reported a bigger-than-expected loss in its fiscal second quarter as a key sales metric fell well short of Wall Street's view. The department store operator also cut its full-year forecast again, and its shares plunged more than 22 percent...

 2018-08-16 12:35 

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US housing starts ticked up just 0.9 percent in July, a sign that higher costs might be weighing on homebuilders...

US housing starts ticked up just 0.9 percent in July, a sign that higher costs might be weighing on homebuilders....

 2018-08-16 12:35 

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US newsrooms to Trump: We're not enemies of the people...

Newspapers from Maine to Hawaii are pushing back against President Donald Trump's attacks on "fake news" with a coordinated series of editorials speaking up for a free and vigorous press....

 2018-08-16 12:17 

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Chinese deputy provincial governors, mayor fired over vaccine scandal that triggered public outcry...

Chinese deputy provincial governors, mayor fired over vaccine scandal that triggered public outcry....

 2018-08-16 11:24 

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Sales boom in Walmart stores and surge online...

Walmart is raising its outlook for the year after beating all expectations for the second quarter and registering the strongest same-store sales growth in a decade....

 2018-08-16 10:56 

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Italian disaster puts spotlight on highway management...

As Italy comes to terms with the disaster of this week's bridge collapse, the government is accusing the highway operator for focusing too much on its financial interests, putting a spotlight on the country's management of vital infrastructure....

 2018-08-16 10:29 

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Kingfisher Needs to Shine Even Without the Sun...

The CEO's grand unification plan is slow to confer benefits....

 2018-08-16 10:20 

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Insurers Need to Stop Worrying and Love Amazon...

For traditional insurers, the e-commerce giant's latest move could be an opportunity....

 2018-08-16 09:06 

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Italy collapse points to difficulties with aging bridges...

The bridge that collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa was considered a feat of engineering innovation when it was built five decades ago, but it came to require constant maintenance over the years. Its design is now being investigated as a possible ...

 2018-08-16 08:38 

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Forests group halts plan to endorse Indonesian paper giant...

The main global group for certifying sustainable wood has suspended plans to give its influential endorsement to Indonesian paper giant Sinarmas after revelations it cut down tropical forests and used an opaque corporate structure to hide its activities....

 2018-08-16 08:33 

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World cup sales, warm weather push up Carlsberg beer sales...

Danish brewer Carlsberg says its second-quarter sales were above expectations thanks to the World Cup and warm weather, allowing the Copenhagen-based company to raise its full-year outlook....

 2018-08-16 07:52 

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Forests group halts plan to endorse Indonesian paper giant...

The main global group for certifying sustainable wood has suspended plans to give its influential endorsement to Indonesian paper giant Sinarmas after revelations it cut down tropical forests and used an opaque corporate structure to hide its activities....

 2018-08-16 07:30 

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Turkish lira rebounds after Qatar pledges $15 billion...

The Turkish lira is rebounding from record losses a day after Qatar pledged US$15 billion in investments to help Turkey's economy....

 2018-08-16 06:59 

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Asian stocks slide as investors fret over China's economy...

Asian shares fell Thursday after deepening worries about global economic growth, particularly in China, set off a rout on Wall Street....

 2018-08-16 04:26 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump overstates his role in black job gains...

President Donald Trump is taking unjustified credit for recent job gains by black Americans even as he defends himself against claims of racism....

 2018-08-16 04:00 

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How Freaked Out Are Italian Investors? Very....

The information in the short-end selloff shows serious skepticism about the budget process....

 2018-08-16 04:00 

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In the Circular Economy, It's Take, Make, Use, Reuse...

Take, make, use, dispose. For centuries, this has been the standard approach to production and consumption. Companies take raw materials and transform them into products, which are purchased and used by consumers, who ultimately toss them out, creating wa...

 2018-08-16 03:59 

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Commodities Meet Their Wile E. Coyote Moment...
 2018-08-16 03:35 

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Rare nickel sells for $4.5 million at auction...

A rare nickel has sold for $4.5 million at a Philadelphia auction....

 2018-08-16 02:41 

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Lenovo's Sharp Knife Is Behind Those Meaty Profits...

Cost savings are welcome. They're also hard to repeat....

 2018-08-16 02:21 

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China sending trade envoy to Washington for talks...

China's government says it will send a trade envoy to Washington for talks amid a worsening tariff dispute....

 2018-08-16 01:18 

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Italy hunts for blame in bridge collapse that killed 39...

As more bodies were pulled Wednesday from a mountain of jagged concrete and twisted steel left by a highway bridge collapse that killed 39, prosecutors focused on possible design flaws and past maintenance of the heavily used span, and politicians squabbl...

 2018-08-16 01:10 

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The Latest: Survivors describe Italy bridge collapse...

The latest developments following the deadly collapse of a highway bridge in Italy (all times local):...

 2018-08-16 01:09 

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Shipwreck from only WWII battle in America found off Alaska...

Daryl Weathers remembers trying to pull men from the sea off Alaska's Aleutian Islands after a U.S. Navy destroyer hit a mine left by the Japanese following the only World War II battle fought on North American soil....

 2018-08-16 01:00 

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Pot taxes pick up in California but still far off target...

When it comes to the taxman, California's legal pot market is off to a sluggish start....

 2018-08-16 00:38 

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Tighter regulations could take bite out of Airbnb profits...

Airbnb faces tightening regulations in New York City that could take a big bite out of its profits, and on Wednesday the short-term rental company offered a counter-measure designed to appease hostile politicians: a $10 million contribution to charities....

 2018-08-16 00:12 

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Pot taxes pick up in California but still far off target...

When it comes to the taxman, California's legal pot market is off to a sluggish start....

 2018-08-15 23:56 

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Pot taxes pick up in California but still far off target...

When it comes to the taxman, California's legal pot market is off to a sluggish start....

 2018-08-15 22:59 

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Google discloses who buys U.S. election ads on its platform, and what they pay...

A roundup of financial news from around the world....

 2018-08-15 22:56 

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Report: SEC subpoenas Tesla about CEO's buyout plans...

Government regulators have subpoenaed Tesla as they dig deeper into CEO Elon Musk's recent disclosure about a potential buyout of the electric car maker, according to media reports....

 2018-08-15 22:54 

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Colorado baker: No cake for gender transition celebration...

A Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple on religious grounds — a stance partially upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court — has sued the state over its opposition to his refusal to bake a cake celebrating a gender transit...

 2018-08-15 22:47 

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Tighter regulations could take bite out of Airbnb profits...

Airbnb faces tightening regulations in New York City that could take a big bite out of its profits, and on Wednesday the short-term rental company offered a counter-measure designed to appease hostile politicians: a $10 million contribution to charities....

 2018-08-15 22:17 

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The Latest: Report-CEO rethinking 'core parts' of Twitter...

The Latest on Twitter's suspension of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones (all times local):...

 2018-08-15 22:12 

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Report: SEC subpoenas Tesla about CEO's buyout plans...

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that government regulators have subpoenaed Tesla as they dig deeper into CEO Elon Musk's recent disclosure about a potential buyout of the electric car maker....

 2018-08-15 22:09 

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The Latest: All evacuations lifted for California blaze...

The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):...

 2018-08-15 22:00 

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It's a Lovely Trade War for China's Property Firms...

The government is nudging open the door for developers' funding to counter a slowdown....

 2018-08-15 21:39 

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We Still Don't Know Whether Uber Is a Real Business...

It has never had to live on the cash it generates....

 2018-08-15 21:38 

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 2018-08-15 21:01 

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Shopify bans merchants from selling certain firearms...

Shopify, a platform used by more than 600,000 businesses to sell their goods, says it will no longer allow them to sell some firearms and parts....

 2018-08-15 20:54 

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Best Buy to buy a provider of health devices for the aging...

Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy is pushing more into the health field, acquiring a company that provides emergency response devices for the aging....

 2018-08-15 20:43 

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Wynn accuser makes extraordinary claims in court filings...

A woman who says casino mogul Steve Wynn raped her in Chicago in the early 1970s and that she gave birth to his daughter has provided sworn court documents containing inconsistencies about dates, names and other accounts....

 2018-08-15 20:35 

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Macy's and JD tumble while Energen and Canopy Growth rise...

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday:...

 2018-08-15 20:24 

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Uber narrows 2Q loss as company polishes tarnished image...

Uber is still struggling to make money while the ride-hailing service's CEO deals with the headaches left behind by his predecessor....

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