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US indexes inch higher as energy stocks claw from…

U.S. indexes inched higher Friday as energy stocks clawed back some of their sharp losses from earlier in the week.

Kansas jury awards $218M to farmers in Syngenta…

A federal jury in Kansas has awarded nearly $218 million to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over the company's introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed

What's Up With George Clooney's Tequila Company?

A spirits company based in the U.K. will purchase Casamigos Tequila for up to $1 billion.

After demands aired, solution to Qatar crisis…

Faced with a sweeping set of demands, Qatar insists it can easily survive the economic and diplomatic steps its neighbors have taken to try to pressure it into compliance

Trump admin OKs drone sale to India, manufacturer…

The Trump administration is set to authorize the $2 billion sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India

Court says Iowa lottery rigging investigation…

The Iowa Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of a lottery security expert charged with attempting to claim a $16.5 million Iowa jackpot that he rigged

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These Oil Companies Want To Put A Tax On CO2…

Exxon, BP and Shell announced support for rolling back Obama-era regulations in favor of a new tax.

Ivanka Trump ordered to testify in dispute with…

A New York judge says Ivanka Trump must testify in a dispute with an Italian shoemaker over one of her company's shoe designs

London council evacuates residents amid fire…

A local London council has decided to evacuate some 800 households in apartment buildings it owns because of safety concerns following the devastating fire that killed 79 people in a west London high-rise

Italian farmers alarmed as dry spell prompts…

Italy's farm lobby is warning that agricultural production is plummeting nationwide because of a prolonged heat and dry spell that prompted authorities to ration water and declare a state of emergency in some areas

Ford Still Won't Be Making One Of Its Small Cars…

The American auto company said Tuesday it will transfer production of the next Ford Focus model to China.

5 GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to…

Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller has become the fifth GOP senator to say he opposes his party's bill scuttling much of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul

Eclipse chasers blaze trail to Oregon for view of…

In the shadow of the moon: The first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States in 99 years will first be visible in Oregon, and Madras is predicted to be among the country's best viewing spots

Snyder urges Michigan House to OK incentives for…

Gov. Rick Snyder is urging the Republican-led state House to pass economic development incentives when it meets in July, saying there's still time to lure Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn to Michigan

Man Killed In 2016 Tesla Autopilot Crash Didn't…

Joshua Brown didn't keep his hands on the wheel, despite repeated vehicle warnings, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

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ECB: 2 troubled Italian banks failing, to face insolvency

The European Central Bank has pulled the plug on two troubled Italian banks, sending them into insolvency proceedings as it pushes ahead with efforts to clean up weak banks holding back the economy

Sears closes another 20 stores

Sears Holdings Corp. is closing another 20 stores _ 18 Sears stores and two Kmart stores _ as the ailing retailer tries to turn around its business

Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on…

The European Union and Britain tripped Friday over the first item in their Brexit talks _ protecting the rights of each other's citizens _ highlighting the potential for trouble ahead in their newly started marathon negotiations

Travis Kalanick Is No Longer CEO, But He Still…

Travis Kalanick resigned as Uber's CEO on Tuesday. He founded the company in 2009.

Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate…

Governors in states that expanded Medicaid are wary of a bill revealed Thursday by Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate

Norway to Brazil: Curb deforestation or we stop…

The Norwegian prime minister has warned Brazil's president to curb deforestation or Norway will reduce its financial contribution this year

Uber Unveils '180 Days Of Change,' Starting With…

Other changes include a reduced window for riders to cancel a ride and a bonus for picking up teens.

Mountain Valley review finds limited environmental impacts

Federal regulators are scheduled to release an assessment of the environmental impacts of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would part of Virginia

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Oil prices remain driver across financial markets

World stocks mixed as oil stabilizes, investors assess China clampdown, Eurozone survey

Toshiba gets earnings report extension, faces…

Money-losing Japanese electronics and nuclear company Toshiba Corp. has until Aug. 10 to get auditors to sign off on its earnings statements, or else it faces the risk of getting delisted

Amazon Is Getting Into Yet Another Market — And…

Amazon announced Prime Wardrobe, a service that allows users to try on clothes before they buy them.