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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

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.

Dairy farmers spray EU HQ to push demands for better prices

Dairy farmers from across the European Union sprayed the European Union's headquarters with milk powder to protest the crisis in their sector

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

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

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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

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

UK's May to discuss trade, NATO in White House…

British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will discuss free trade and the importance of the NATO alliance when she meets President Donald Trump in Washington Friday

Heavy fog causes flight delays, cancellations in…

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

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

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

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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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

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

US stock indexes move higher in early trading…

U.S. stocks are moving broadly higher in early trading ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump

New Mexico targets Takata, auto makers over faulty air bags

New Mexico has announced a lawsuit against Japanese manufacturer Takata and a long list of auto makers in connection with the sale of cars with dangerous air bag inflators

'Dance Moms' star's 2-day sentencing hearing set…

"Dance Moms" reality TV star Abby Lee Miller is scheduled to appear in federal court in Pittsburgh on Friday for the start of her sentencing hearing in her bankruptcy fraud case

Ford expects $2B net income drop due to pension assets

Ford Motor Co. says a change in the way it values pension assets will cut 2016 full-year net income by $2 billion

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Ex-road safety chief worries agency won't be…

The outgoing head of the government agency charged with keeping highways safe is worried that auto safety won't be a priority for the Trump administration

Britain's Hammond: Trump creates new uncertainty…

Britain's treasury chief says Donald Trump's election as U.S. president is likely to create even more uncertainty for Europe than his country's departure from the EU