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Heavy fog causes flight delays, cancellations in…

Thick fog has caused numerous flight delays and cancellations at London Heathrow Airport and other area airports

United computer glitch cancels 6 flights, delays…

United Airlines says six flights were cancelled and 200 more were delayed because of a computer problem that forced a ground stop for all domestic flights that lasted about 2 ½ hours Sunday

Does The Stock Jump Before Trump's Inauguration…

The Dow climbed about 100 points at one point as investors around the world waited for the 45th president of the United States to be sworn in.

Asian shares mixed after Trump inauguration, dollar weakens

Asian stocks are mixed after Donald Trump took office as U.S. president and promised "American first" policies, adding to concerns about protectionism

Samsung says batteries caused Note 7 fires…

Samsung Electronics says flaws in the design and production of batteries used in its Galaxy Note 7, not its hardware or software, made the smartphone prone to catching fire

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UK to actively help industry as country leaves EU

Britain's leader is pledging a more interventionist strategy in backing industry ahead of Britain's departure from the European Union

Trump White House ringed by 'swamp' denizens…

President Donald Trump's Washington will be populated by "swamp" denizens, despite his pledge to drain it of such creatures

Judge set to sentence PG&E in criminal case tied…

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is facing a maximum fine of $3 million and probation when a judge sentences the company following its conviction of pipeline safety violations before a deadly natural gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area

Trump hotel adds to ethics concern with inaugural…

President Donald Trump's hotel in Washington is the center of what top Democrats and some ethics advisers see as his web of conflicts of interest

Rubio faces moment of truth on secretary of state…

Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida must decide whether to provoke the new president's wrath by opposing his secretary of state nominee, Rex Tillerson

Samsung: Note 7 battery design, manufacturing caused fires

Samsung Electronics Co. says problems with the design and manufacturing of batteries in its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones caused them to overheat and burst into fire

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OPEC, allies says production cuts ahead of schedule

OPEC and key non-OPEC oil producers seeking to push up the price of crude by cutting production say participants appear to be exceeding pledges to reduce output

Shyamalan's 'Split' divides competition to rule…

M. Night Shyamalan's psychological thriller "Split" blew away box-office expectations, earning an estimated $40.2 million in ticket sales over inauguration weekend

How Trump's executive order impacts future of…

President Donald Trump's executive order targeting the sweeping "Obamacare" health care law gives federal agencies broad leeway to chip away at the measure

Many farmers still need training after Lake Erie…

Ohio's agriculture leaders say thousands of farmers have gone through training that soon will be required to put commercial fertilizer on their fields

Kuwait declares state of emergency over oil leak on shore

Kuwait's oil company declares state of emergency over oil leak in southwestern onshore field

Chinese express doubts about US relations under Trump

Citizens of China's capital Beijing are expressing doubts about U.S. President Donald Trump's ability to steer the U.S. economy and manage China-American relations

Report: 'Net neutrality' foe Ajit Pai is new FCC head

President Donald Trump has reportedly picked a fierce critic of the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules as the head of the Federal Communications Commission, which regulates the nation's airwaves and internet connections

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Sierra Nevada brewery issues 36-state recall of select beers

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. has announced a recall of certain 12-ounce bottles of its pale ales, IPA's and other beers after detecting a packaging flaw that could cause a piece of glass to break off into the bottle

Hawaii bill compels mediation for Zuckerberg-type…

A Hawaii lawmaker plans to introduce legislation to force Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg into mediation before he is allowed to buy real estate on Kauai island

FACT CHECK: Trump starts on familiar note: with…

With his inaugural address, Donald Trump has begun his presidency with characteristic hyperbole