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Hollande: Europe can beat protectionism by…

French President Francois Hollande says European countries can fight protectionism in trade and other forms by standing united and reaching out to Asia

Global stocks weaker as US health overhaul…

Global stock markets are trading lower as caution among investors prevail with lingering doubts about the future policy agenda of the new U.S. administration following the health care reform failure

Supervisor: Eurozone bank profits still weak, mergers needed

Europe's top banking supervisor says profits are "a weak spot" for financial institutions in the 19 countries that use the euro currency and that some should be "pushed out of the market" by merging with stronger competitors

Strikes to hit French Guiana as tensions paralyze territory

French Guiana is facing a nationwide strike amid mounting protests over crime and economic difficulty that have paralyzed the French territory in South America, halted flights and a rocket launch and prompted a U.S. travel warning

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Trump plans office to bring business ideas to…

President Donald Trump is set to announce a new White House office run by his son-in-law that will seek to overhaul government functions using ideas from the business sector

Schumer seizes on Trump team's offer to work with…

President Donald Trump's aides have opened the door to working with moderate Democrats on health care and other issues

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New Zealand and China plan to expand free-trade…

New Zealand and China announced Monday they would open talks soon to expand a successful free-trade deal in place for nearly a decade

Ivanka Trump to attend women's economic summit in…

Ivanka Trump is planning a trip to Germany to attend a summit on the economic empowerment of women

'Beauty and the Beast' dances off with top…

Disney's live-action "Beauty and the Beast" has continued enchant audiences even in its second weekend in theaters

Carrier deal touted by Trump unusual for Indiana

The deal brokered by President Donald Trump to stem job losses at a Carrier Corp. factory in Indianapolis is unusual for the state as it offers $7 million of incentives to a company still planning to cut about a third of its some 1,600 jobs

Non merci: French voters reject corruption in…

French voters just won't tolerate corruption in politics anymore _ that appears to be the message from the swift downfall of the powerful security minister

New anxieties as Trump says Obamacare will…

Americans who benefited from President Barack Obama's health care law and were relieved when a Republican push to repeal it failed are facing a new set of anxieties as President Donald Trump vows to let the law "explode."

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Self-inflicted collapse chokes GOP effort to undo…

Vice President Mike Pence has told a group at a small business in West Virginia that "we will end the Obamacare nightmare and give the American people the world-class health care that they deserve."

Poker tables keep decreasing on Nevada casino…

When the Monte Carlo closes its eight-table poker room in about a month as part of a $450 million overhaul, the Las Vegas Strip will have lost nearly a quarter of the tables it had a decade ago