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Trump, Pence to attend Treasury Secretary Mnuchin…

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence plan to be among the guests as Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin weds a Scottish actress.

Illinois could be 1st state with 'junk' credit…

Illinois is on track to become the first U.S. state to have its credit rating downgraded to "junk" status, which would deepen its multibillion-dollar deficit and cost taxpayers more for years to come

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.

UK Parliament investigating cyberattack on user accounts

British officials are investigating a cyberattack on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts."

Russia's Putin: Top goal for journalists is 'do…

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the most important principle for journalists should be to avoid upsetting those featured in their writing and broadcasting

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

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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.

Italian PM 'guarantees' savers' accounts in 2 troubled banks

Italy's premier says holders of accounts in 2 troubled Italian banks will have their savings guaranteed despite insolvency proceedings

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

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

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.

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

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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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

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

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

Google to stop reading your Gmail to help sell ads

Google is going to stop reading your Gmail in search of opportunities to sell ads

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.

Clarification: Science Says-Too Hot To Fly story

Clarification: Science Says-Too Hot To Fly story

Honda denies covering up dangers of Takata air…

Honda is going public in an effort to debunk claims by lawyers that it knew about the hazards of exploding Takata air bag inflators nearly two decades ago but covered them up

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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

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

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