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17 of February 2018 01:06:18

Venezuela's former oil czar Rafael Ramirez is being sued by a Houston company that alleges he was behind alleged demands for at least $10 million in bribes to s ...

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16 of February 2018 22:13:02

Stocks rise for the sixth day in a row Friday even though they couldn't hang on to a bigger gain. With the market no longer plunging, investors have gone back t ...

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16 of February 2018 20:15:03

The Commerce Department is saying that imported aluminum and steel threaten U.S. national security and is urging President Donald Trump to impose tariffs or quo ...

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16 of February 2018 14:22:38

Groundbreakings on new homes shot up 9.7 percent last month to the highest level since October 2016 on a surge in apartment construction. The Commerce Departmen ...

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16 of February 2018 00:43:44

President Donald Trump is calling for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to shootings like the one that took 17 lives in Florida, but his bu ...

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16 of February 2018 00:11:53

The cost of borrowing for a home keeps going up, a potential obstacle to would-be buyers at a time when home prices are at all-time highs in more than half of m ...

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15 of February 2018 22:43:05

A key U.S. senator says he will no longer block Persian Gulf nations from buying American-made lethal weapons even though the diplomatic crisis between Qatar an ...

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15 of February 2018 22:10:11

Amtrak's president and CEO says the railroad will consider suspending service on tracks that don't have speed controls in place by Dec. 31. That could affect se ...

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15 of February 2018 20:53:58

A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered the Trump administration to implement energy-use limits for portable air conditioners and other products that were ...

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15 of February 2018 16:04:43

U.S. builders are maintaining an optimistic view on sales as the economy improves and demand for homes remains strong. The National Association of Homebuilders/ ...

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15 of February 2018 14:00:21

U.S. wholesale prices rose 0.4 percent in January, the biggest increase since November, as a big jump in energy prices offset a small decline in the cost of foo ...

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15 of February 2018 00:22:26

Apple's new internet-connected speaker is proving to be more appealing to the ears than to the eyes, depending on where the device is placed. Some people who bo ...

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14 of February 2018 23:45:23

Starting Thursday, Google will start using its Chrome browser to reshape the web in its image. It will flag sites that use annoying ad formats, such as auto-pla ...

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14 of February 2018 22:54:58

President Donald Trump is signaling his openness to a 25-cent fuel tax increase to help pay for his infrastructure proposal. Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware says Tr ...

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14 of February 2018 21:48:20

Fewer children will wash down their chicken fingers and fries with soda if a bill limiting beverage choices for restaurant children's meals gets through the New ...

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14 of February 2018 20:10:00

Ruud Lubbers, who as the Netherlands' longest-serving prime minister guided his country through economic turmoil to prosperity, has died at age 78. The Dutch go ...

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14 of February 2018 14:45:48

Americans pulled back on buying cars, furniture and other goods in January, pushing retail sales down by 0.3 percent, the biggest decline in 11 months. The Comm ...

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14 of February 2018 05:19:15

The number of lawsuits continues to grow in a combined federal challenge of drug companies' role in the opioid crisis. Judge Dan Polster is overseeing the conso ...

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14 of February 2018 02:37:30

Japan's economy grew at a slower than expected 0.5 percent annual pace in the October-December quarter. That was the eighth straight quarter of expansion but we ...

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14 of February 2018 02:21:09

Two more sexual misconduct allegations were leveled against embattled casino mogul Steve Wynn on Tuesday, when police in Las Vegas revealed they recently receiv ...

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13 of February 2018 23:02:24

Chipotle has named Taco Bell executive Brian Niccol as its next CEO. Niccol, who will start at Chipotle next month, will be tasked with helping turn around the ...

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13 of February 2018 16:06:01

The British government is unveiling new technology to remove extremist material from social media. It says that the system uses advanced machine learning to ana ...

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13 of February 2018 16:05:42

Kuwait's foreign minister is trying to calm the Philippines after a dead Filipina was found in a freezer in the small, oil-rich nation. It's the latest case to ...

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13 of February 2018 15:55:40

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the global economy is recovering strongly for the first time in a decade, but the central bank needs to remain alert ...

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13 of February 2018 14:13:47

A leading energy watchdog says that the boom in U.S. oil production is reminiscent of the rise in output that eventually led to the 2014 crash in crude prices. ...

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13 of February 2018 13:21:52

General Motors says it will close an underutilized factory in Gunsan, South Korea, by the end of May as part of a restructuring of its operations. A GM statemen ...

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13 of February 2018 09:47:17

China is requiring importers of a U.S. industrial chemical to post deposits in preparation for possible anti-dumping duties amid rising trade tension with Washi ...

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13 of February 2018 03:52:27

Proponents of a $13 billion project to build a new rail tunnel between New York and New Jersey are panning President Donald Trump's infrastructure proposal. The ...

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12 of February 2018 23:59:40

The Interior Department says it is replacing an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands ...

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12 of February 2018 23:26:33

President Donald Trump has threatened anew to impose a "reciprocal tax" on countries he says abuse their trade relationships with the U.S., and promised to rele ...

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12 of February 2018 21:52:15

The Air Force says the venerable B-52 bomber is now likely to outlive its younger, snazzier brother bombers, the swing-wing B-1 and the stealthy B-2. The servic ...

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12 of February 2018 21:09:13

A wave of buying sent stocks sharply higher on Wall Street, putting more than 400 points back on the Dow Jones industrial average after harrowing drops last wee ...

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12 of February 2018 20:55:44
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12 of February 2018 20:51:23

Ford and Mazda are adding more than 35,000 pickup trucks in North America to a list of vehicles that should not be driven because they have Takata air bag infla ...

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12 of February 2018 18:30:25

The defense contractor General Dynamics will spend almost $7 billion to acquire CSRA with the Trump administration pushing defense spending aggressively higher. ...

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12 of February 2018 17:52:15

A Las Vegas property that's sat unfinished for nine years is shrugging off its identity as a poster child of the Great Recession with plans for it to become a c ...

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12 of February 2018 11:58:00

Global stock markets are higher and Wall Street is expected to open higher. Gains in U.S. markets late Friday ended a turbulent week with a more upbeat mood, wh ...

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12 of February 2018 11:13:15

U.K. prosecutors have brought another charge against Barclays bank over a deal with Qatar in 2008 that saved it from needing a bailout. The Serious Fraud Office ...

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12 of February 2018 03:39:33

Asian stock markets are mostly higher after Wall Street gained following a turbulent week. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul rose while Sydney decline ...

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12 of February 2018 02:13:57

New York's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against disgraced Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein and the Weinstein Co. following an investigation int ...

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12 of February 2018 02:05:21

President Donald Trump's budget for the 2019 fiscal year surpasses $4 trillion and seeks big increases in money to combat the opioid epidemic and billions for h ...

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11 of February 2018 11:42:50

Turkey's foreign ministry has repeated its criticism of Cyprus for a "unilateral" offshore hydrocarbons search after Turkish warships prevented a rig from reach ...

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10 of February 2018 14:38:43

Money spent on lobbying by corporations, trade groups and special interests spiked during the final three months of 2017 as they battled for the biggest breaks ...

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10 of February 2018 03:29:47

Equifax has disclosed to lawmakers that its data breach exposed more of consumers' personal information than the company first made public last year. The credit ...

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10 of February 2018 01:03:09

The Justice Department's No. 3 official is planning to step down at a time of turmoil in the agency. A friend of Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand told Th ...

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10 of February 2018 00:34:15

A Trump hotel under development in Mississippi has applied for millions of dollars of state tax breaks. Developer Dinesh Chawla says a hotel he plans to open wi ...

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10 of February 2018 00:31:10

YouTube has temporarily suspended all ads from video star Logan Paul's channels after what it calls a pattern of behavior unsuitable for advertisers. Last month ...

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09 of February 2018 23:16:29

Amazon has appointed former top NBC executive Jennifer Salke to head its Amazon Studios unit, four months after Roy Price resigned as head due to allegations of ...

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09 of February 2018 22:11:54

The family real estate company once run by presidential adviser Jared Kushner is shifting a federal court case to a new venue so it won't have to reveal the ide ...

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09 of February 2018 20:43:36

As Brexit gets nearer, British firms are exporting more to the other 27 countries in the European Union, a state of affairs that will linger over the difficult ...

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09 of February 2018 10:52:33

A run of economic figures suggest the British economy did not end 2017 as strongly as previously thought. Official figures released Friday showed a 1.3 percent ...

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09 of February 2018 07:55:02

China's auto sales growth rebounded in January to 10.7 percent over a year earlier, boosted by strong demand for SUVs. Sales of electric and hybrid vehicles ros ...

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09 of February 2018 03:05:07

China's stock market benchmark has fallen as much as 5.5 percent after the sharp sell-off on Wall Street. The Shanghai Composite index dipped to 3,073.08 Friday ...

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09 of February 2018 01:04:12

After viral video of passenger being dragged from a plane, airlines cut 'bumping' of customers to the lowest rate ever. Figures don't include passengers who vol ...

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08 of February 2018 22:19:58
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08 of February 2018 22:04:55

President Donald Trump's nomination of Marvin Goodfriend for a seat on the Federal Reserve board has been narrowly approved by a Senate committee on a straight ...

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08 of February 2018 21:51:02

Lawmakers have tucked a pack of tax breaks into their massive new budget deal. Along with hundreds of billions of new money for the Pentagon and domestic progra ...

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08 of February 2018 21:49:07

The summer home of the late billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller on Maine's Mount Desert Island has sold for $19 million. The real estate company that h ...

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08 of February 2018 18:09:20

The chief executive of Teva Pharmaceuticals says he is making "strong progress" on the company's restructuring plan, but has acknowledged the generic drug giant ...

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08 of February 2018 09:47:13

The Bank of England is expected to keep interest rates on hold later Thursday but hint that another increase could be coming in springtime. Three months after i ...

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08 of February 2018 09:05:03

German authorities say the country's exports increased by 6.3 percent in 2017, beating the previous year's record. Imports rose by an even stronger 8.3 percent. ...

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07 of February 2018 20:28:01

American consumers stepped up their borrowing by $18.4 billion in December, a solid performance that followed a massive gain the previous month. The Federal Res ...

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07 of February 2018 00:33:52

Doctors said Tuesday they have treated a second patient in a historic gene editing study in California. They also report no major side effects or safety issues ...

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07 of February 2018 00:29:50

The White House chief of staff says some immigrants may have been "too afraid" or "too lazy" to sign up for the Obama-era program protecting them from deportati ...

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07 of February 2018 00:21:17

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick took the witness stand Tuesday, offering his initial response to allegations that he cooked up a scheme to steal self-driving ca ...

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06 of February 2018 23:00:37

Will Disney's upcoming streaming services be the mouse that roared ... or squeaked? Disney already owns enviable entertainment properties including Pixar, Marve ...

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06 of February 2018 22:20:30

Republican lawmakers are threatening to cut off U.S. funding for the World Health Organization's cancer research program over its finding that the active ingred ...

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06 of February 2018 22:12:36

U.S. health authorities say a popular herbal supplement promoted as an alternative pain remedy contains the same chemicals found in opioids, the addictive famil ...

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06 of February 2018 22:02:53

President Donald Trump campaigned on a promise to overturn U.S. trade policy and bring down the country's massive, persistent trade deficits. After a year in th ...

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06 of February 2018 21:54:12

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick sparred with lawyers who grilled him about his relationship with a former Google engineer accused of stealing self-car driving t ...

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06 of February 2018 18:29:44

Macedonia's left-wing government has renamed the country's main airport and highway, both previously named after the ancient warrior king Alexander the Great, i ...

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06 of February 2018 17:35:09

The White House says President Donald Trump plans to release his $1.5 trillion infrastructure proposal on Monday. A White House official says it will include pr ...

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06 of February 2018 16:13:25

U.S. companies posted the fewest open jobs in seven months in December, yet the number of Americans quitting their jobs rose to a 17-year high. The Labor Depart ...

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06 of February 2018 14:27:56

Mercedes-Benz has apologized in China for quoting the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader who is reviled by Beijing, in a social media post abroad. The mov ...

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06 of February 2018 12:55:28

Germany's biggest industrial union and employers have reached a wage deal that ends a long labor dispute. The agreement gives workers the equivalent of a 3.5 pe ...

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06 of February 2018 09:45:57

There can rarely have been a more complicated time to set interest rates for the U.K. economy. While high inflation, low unemployment and stable growth would us ...

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06 of February 2018 06:57:42

One of China's biggest makers of solar panels says it will invest $309 million to expand manufacturing in India to guard against what it says is a rising threat ...

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06 of February 2018 04:15:45

Shares are tumbling in Asia after a wild day for U.S. markets that resulted in the biggest drop in the Dow Jones industrial average in six and a half years. Jap ...

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06 of February 2018 01:22:41

House Republican leaders have come out with a plan to keep the government open for another six weeks while Washington grapples with a potential follow-up budget ...

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06 of February 2018 00:17:26

Biggest one-day declines for the Dow Jones industrial average

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06 of February 2018 00:15:38

Past corrections, or drops of 10 percent or more, in the Standard & Poor's 500 index.

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05 of February 2018 23:02:29

President Donald Trump is accusing congressional Democrats of being un-American and perhaps even treasonous for refusing to cheer positive news during his State ...

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05 of February 2018 22:31:50

Jerome Powell was sworn in Monday as the 16th chairman of the Federal Reserve on what turned out to be a turbulent day for Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrial ...

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05 of February 2018 21:41:17

Some states and cities are moving ahead with bans on bump stocks after efforts to bar the devices at the federal level stalled. There was a fevered pitch to pro ...

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05 of February 2018 19:37:57

Some critics say a Ram truck ad that uses a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. crosses the line. The ad shows people doing community service projects and urges p ...

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05 of February 2018 17:57:17

The future of Bon-Ton Stores looks tenuous after the department store chain filed for bankruptcy protection and says it may seek a buyer for all or pieces of it ...

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05 of February 2018 16:55:22

The European Union's Brexit negotiator has warned that the time has come for the U.K. to clarify its position on what relationship it wants with the bloc once i ...

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05 of February 2018 16:35:54

British officials are reacting angrily to President Donald Trump's stark criticism of the U.K. health care system, which he says is breaking down. British Healt ...

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05 of February 2018 16:00:34

The U.S. services sector boomed in January. It registered the best performance since 2005 and delivered more evidence of American economic strength. The Institu ...

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05 of February 2018 13:29:19

Broadcom is boosting its takeover offer for chipmaker Qualcomm to more than $121 billion in cash and stock in what would be the largest tech deal ever. Broadcom ...

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05 of February 2018 05:46:11

During advertising biggest showcase, tame humor and messages about social causes ruled the day. Slapstick humor, sexual innuendo and chest thumping patriotic m ...

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04 of February 2018 22:56:03

Graduate students at private universities had high hopes when a federal labor board ruled that students who work as teaching assistants were school employees an ...

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04 of February 2018 18:26:08

Janet Yellen says she was disappointed that President Donald Trump didn't offer her a second term as Federal Reserve chair. But she says she supports her succes ...

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04 of February 2018 13:29:16

British Prime Minister Theresa May is under mounting pressure to take sides in the Conservative Party's civil war over Brexit, as a new round of talks between B ...

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04 of February 2018 11:37:20

A warship of the future has officially joined the U.S. Navy's fleet with the commissioning of the USS Omaha in San Diego. The aluminum-clad ship is designed for ...

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03 of February 2018 23:44:34

Wynn Resorts has hired a law firm to help investigate sexual misconduct allegations against casino mogul Steve Wynn, the company's chairman and CEO. A statement ...

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03 of February 2018 02:18:38

A combination of inflation fears and weak earnings reports are being cited for Friday's big slump on Wall Street. The Dow dropped a beastly 666 points. Technol ...

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03 of February 2018 01:18:32

The Federal Reserve is imposing more penalties on Wells Fargo, freezing the bank's growth until it can prove it has improved its internal controls. In addition, ...