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Shutdown looming, Congress and White House seek…

Congressional leaders and the White House are pressing to strike an accord on a $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill before a midnight Friday deadline

Dior men's designer Kris Van Assche departs after…

Christian Dior has announced that its long-time menswear designer Kris Van Assche will leave the Parisian fashion house

You Can Only Make Reservations at This Restaurant…

The Lost Restaurant in Maine has decided to do away with online reservations, and use post cards picked at random instead. Buzz60's TC Newman has more.

US Government Launches Probe Into Hyundai, Kia…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reviewing problems that could affect over 400,000 Kia Forte and Hyundai Sonata cars.

Cambridge Analytica, "fake news to the next level"

A former employee of a Trump-affiliated data-mining firm says the firm "took fake news to the next level"

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Bolivia takes sea access dispute with Chile to…

Bolivia is calling on the International Court of Justice to order Chile to enter talks over granting the landlocked South American nation access to the Pacific Ocean

Envoys hail Brexit progress but no Irish border…

Negotiators from the EU and Britain are hailing major progress in Brexit talks, but conceded that there had been no breakthrough on keeping open the Irish border

Lyft Begins Testing For Ride Subscription Plans

The innovative push comes as Lyft's main competitor, Uber, is coming off a really bad year in 2017.

US stocks slide Facebook drags technology…

US stocks are falling as a steep loss for Facebook helps take technology companies lower

Amazon Go execs share insights into shopper…

Chicken sandwiches, meal kits and fresh fruit are top of Amazon Go's shoppers' list

Trade war fears stalk global markets ahead of G20…

Global stock markets have started the new week on a soft note, weighed down by worries about a trade war.

Not handy? Walmart offers TV installers, furniture builders

Walmart doesn't just want to sell TVs and furniture _ it wants to send a professional home to set them up, too.

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Fight for control of Newell draws in Icahn

Carl Icahn has jumped in to the fight for control over Newell Brands, buying a minority stake in the consumer products company

Even in reliably red Texas, cannabis…

Markets Right Now: Facebook leads tech companies lower

A sharp loss for Facebook is helping to pull technology companies lower as stock indexes decline in early trading.

China appoints US-trained central banker

A US-trained economist has been named to succeed China's longtime central bank governor as the ruling Communist Party tries to reduce financial risks and surging debt

Greenpeace says brands refusing to reveal palm…

Greenpeace says household brands including PepsiCo and Johnson & Johnson are refusing to disclose where they get their palm oil from despite vows to stop buying from companies that cut down tropical forests to grow the widely used commodity

Volkswagen to build new SUV at Chattanooga plant

Volkswagen plans to build a new five-passenger SUV in Chattanooga

Japan's February exports, imports grow amid trade…

Japan's exports in February grew 1.8 percent as worries grow about possibility of trade war with US

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China's next economic czar: Harvard-trained Xi…

China's next economy czar is a Harvard-trained supporter of free markets who is President Xi Jinping's top adviser but has no experience fighting the bureaucratic battles the post can require

Kushner Cos. filed false documents on rent-regulated tenants

AP Exclusive: Kushner Cos. routinely filed documents with NYC claiming it had no rent-regulated tenants in its buildings when, in fact, it had hundreds