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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

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

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

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

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'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

UK: Attacker used WhatsApp, firm must help police…

A top British official says Westminster Bridge attacker Khalid Masood sent a WhatsApp message that cannot be accessed because it was encrypted by the popular messaging service

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

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

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

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."

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."

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Now what? Options for consumers as health law…

As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next year

Trump son-in-law's ties to Israel raise questions…

The family real estate company of Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son in law and senior adviser, has longstanding business ties to Israel, including an ongoing real estate deal with an Israeli insurance company

Colorado weighs strategy for guarding against pot…

Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a federal crackdown

More big brands pull ads from YouTube in widening…

An advertising boycott of YouTube is broadening in a sign of the skepticism surrounding Google's promise to prevent marketing campaigns from appearing alongside repugnant videos

Winners and losers in House Republican health plan

The old and the poor made out great when House Republicans failed to dismantle Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act

Trump touts jobs commitment first made in 2015

President Donald Trump on Friday praised a plan by cable company Charter Communications to hire 20,000 American call center workers, but the hiring initiative dates back to 2015 as part of the company's successful efforts to merge with Time Warner Cable

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Disney CEO: 'Last Jedi' not changed due to Fisher…

Disney CEO Bob Iger says the upcoming "Star Wars" sequel has not been changed due to the death of Carrie Fisher