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New CEO denies prior knowledge of sex claims…

The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts says he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced in a news report last month

Underpaid Venezuelans skipping out on work to…

Absenteeism among workers is rampant in Venezuela as the oil-rich nation sinks deeper into economic and political crisis

Waymo Gets Approval To Launch A Commercial…

Arizona gave the "OK" for Waymo to operate as a transportation network company like Uber or Lyft.

Donald Trump Jr. arrives in India to help sell apartments

The eldest son of President Donald Trump has arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on Indians who have bought units in Trump-branded developments

Report: California pot growers lagging in getting…

A report from a marijuana industry group says less than 1 percent of California's known pot growers have been licensed nearly two months after the drug became legal

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Asian shares mostly lower after US holiday, await…

Asian shares are mostly lower after a U.S. holiday and attention turns to disclosures from the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting

China Warns Trump Not To Impose Tariffs On Its…

President Trump ordered a review of metal imports on the basis of national security.

Global bank HSBC reports 2017 pretax profit rose 11 percent

HSBC says its annual pretax profits rose by 11 percent on strong earnings from Asia, in the latest sign that the London-based global bank's restructuring to focus even more on the region is reaping further dividends

Minnesota's $5B case over 3M chemicals heads to…

Minnesota officials will soon try to convince a jury that manufacturer 3M Co. should pay the state $5 billion to help clean up environmental damage

'A nightmare': Banker tells tale of Latvian…

Allegations of corruption and Russian money laundering have come right to the front door of the powerful European Central Bank, which oversees monetary policy for 19 countries.

The Latest: Latvian central bank chief is…

Latvian state TV say that the country's central bank chief has been released from detention on bail pending an investigation into suspected bribery.

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Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US…

The U.S. agency charged with balancing development and protections for public land has faced upheaval under the Trump administration

Spanish finance minister backed for leading ECB…

Eurozone finance ministers have endorsed their Spanish counterpart Luis de Guindos for the coveted post of European Central Bank vice president, after Ireland withdrew the only other candidate

APNewsBreak: Consumers Energy to stop burning…

APNewsBreak: CEO says Michigan-based Consumers Energy will stop using coal to generate electricity by 2040

Banker: "Nightmare" dodging extortion attempts in Latvia

Norvik bank has filed an international legal complaint against Latvia in which it alleges that a "Senior Latvian Official" repeatedly sought "to extort monetary bribes," and threatened the bank when its owner refused to pay up

As 'Black Panther' shows, inclusion pays at the…

As the record-setting debut of 'Black Panther' shows, inclusivity is paying off at the box office, and often paying off big time

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Israeli gas company announces $15B export deal with Egypt

An Israeli energy company has announced a $15 billion deal to supply natural gas to Egypt, in the largest export agreement to date for Israel's nascent natural gas industry