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17 of May 2018 04:19:44

A homeless Boston man who was wrongfully accused of trying to use counterfeit cash at Burger King and spent three months in jail is suing the fast food giant. E ...

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17 of May 2018 01:26:44

A study funded by the British government suggests that many women with a common and aggressive form of breast cancer that is treated with Herceptin can get by w ...

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17 of May 2018 00:33:51

The House has voted to give veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system. It's a major shift aimed at reducing wait times and ...

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16 of May 2018 23:06:28

Federal regulators have approved the first nonopioid treatment to ease withdrawal from quitting addictive opioids. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration expedit ...

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16 of May 2018 22:53:59

Macy's surpassed profit and revenue expectations for the first quarter of the year and raised its outlook. The company also reported strong same-store sales. Th ...

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16 of May 2018 22:38:28

Vice President Mike Pence has released his annual financial disclosure, reporting a pension plan from the state of Indiana worth between $500,000 and $1 million ...

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16 of May 2018 15:06:52

Amazon is rolling out extra discounts for its Prime members at Whole Foods. The benefits will start Wednesday at Whole Foods stores in Florida and then expand n ...

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16 of May 2018 14:21:01

U.S. builders broke ground on fewer apartment buildings last month, pushing overall home construction down 3.7 percent from March. The Commerce Department says ...

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16 of May 2018 14:06:28

Novartis says its top lawyer is resigning over the Swiss pharmaceuticals company's relationship with a firm owned by U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawy ...

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16 of May 2018 13:36:07

U.S. factories cranked out more appliances, computers and aircraft last month, lifting manufacturing production for only the second time in five months. The Fed ...

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16 of May 2018 12:28:26

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says that all efforts must be made to keep the Iran nuclear agreement alive despite the U.S. pullout because " ...

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16 of May 2018 11:40:24

One of Britain's top central bankers has apologized for using sexist language when saying the British economy is entering a "menopausal" moment. In a statement ...

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16 of May 2018 09:16:38

The Los Angeles Times has suspended the head of its Beijing bureau after he was accused of sexual misconduct for a second time. The paper said in a report Wedne ...

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16 of May 2018 08:33:19

Some ethics experts say a planned Trump-branded hotel, luxury villas and condos and golf course in Indonesia may violate a clause in the U.S. Constitution which ...

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16 of May 2018 05:56:25

Japan's longest straight period of expansion in nearly three decades ended in the first quarter of this year as the economy shrank at an annualized rate of 0.6 ...

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16 of May 2018 04:23:09

Corporate America is seeking relief from President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on at least $50 billion in Chinese goods as U.S. and Chinese negotiators seek ...

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16 of May 2018 04:20:50

Share prices are falling in Asia after losses in technology and health care companies snapped an eight-day winning streak for the Dow Jones industrial average. ...

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16 of May 2018 01:58:27

Facebook says getting rid of racist, sexist and other hateful remarks is more challenging because computer programs have difficulties understanding the nuances ...

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16 of May 2018 00:03:36

Uber's ride-hailing service will give its U.S. passengers and drivers more leeway to pursue claims of sexual misconduct, its latest attempt to reverse its reput ...

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15 of May 2018 20:34:03

Environmental groups and Montana landowners are suing to cancel the U.S. government's recent sales of 287 oil and gas leases on federal land in the state. WildE ...

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15 of May 2018 20:30:34

Richard Clarida, President Donald Trump's nominee for the No. 2 post at the Federal Reserve, is pledging support for the Fed's twin goals of stabilizing inflati ...

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15 of May 2018 19:18:44

Home Depot reported slower than expected sales growth for the first quarter, as colder-than-usual spring weather hurt sales of fertilizer, live plants and other ...

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15 of May 2018 15:30:36

U.S. clothing retailer Gap has apologized for selling T-shirts printed with a map of China that didn't include self-ruled Taiwan. The company says in a statemen ...

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15 of May 2018 15:13:01

U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace in April, a sign that consumers may be rebounding from weak spending earlier this year and driving stronger economic grow ...

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15 of May 2018 14:49:39

U.S. homebuilders are feeling more confident about their sales prospects, reflecting strong demand for newly built homes at a time when listings for existing pr ...

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15 of May 2018 11:18:54

The cost-of-living squeeze that many in Britain have experienced since the country voted to leave the European Union in 2016 eased further in March, official fi ...

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15 of May 2018 03:06:58

A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit that claimed New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning provided bogus "game-worn" equipment that was sold to unsuspecti ...

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14 of May 2018 21:34:31

An internal watchdog at the Environmental Protection Agency says Administrator Scott Pruitt demanded and received unprecedented, around-the-clock protection fro ...

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14 of May 2018 20:47:32

President Donald Trump is explaining his sudden push to allow a Chinese telecommunications company to resume importing components from the U.S. Trump tweets tha ...

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14 of May 2018 19:45:59

The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out trans fats from the global food supply. The U.N. health agency said Monday that eli ...

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14 of May 2018 14:26:44

The International Monetary Fund is calling on Germany to use the "still sizable fiscal space" in Europe's biggest economy to increase public investment. The Ger ...

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14 of May 2018 09:56:49

Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co.'s profit fell 32 percent in the last quarter from a year earlier as a strong yen, rising raw materials costs and research ex ...

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14 of May 2018 03:11:27

President Donald Trump says he will help a Chinese telecommunications company get "back into business," saying too many jobs in China are at stake after the U.S ...

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14 of May 2018 02:33:58

A court on the Dutch island of Curacao has authorized the local subsidiary of U.S. oil giant ConocoPhillips to seize $636 million worth of assets held on the is ...

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13 of May 2018 10:12:09

Officials in Poland say that they have recovered the bodies of two miners killed when an earthquake hit a coal mine in southern Poland last week, bringing the d ...

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11 of May 2018 21:31:51

The United States and the United Arab Emirates have signed a deal resolving a years-old spat over alleged Emirati government subsidies to its airlines and accus ...

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11 of May 2018 21:11:03

Starbucks has instructed workers to allow anyone to use its restrooms, even if they haven't purchased anything. as it continues to reviews its policies followin ...

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11 of May 2018 20:55:22

Major U.S. stock indexes ended mostly higher as the market closed out its biggest weekly gain since March. Drugmakers and other health companies climbed after i ...

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11 of May 2018 20:20:47

President Donald Trump has instructed his administration to explore negotiating with California to achieve a single fuel economy standard for the nation. The pr ...

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11 of May 2018 12:21:53

Motorists with the money can now explore off-road in luxury or just make a statement dropping the kids off at school. Rolls-Royce unveiled its first SUV on Thur ...

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11 of May 2018 11:52:20

Britain's electoral watchdog has fined a pro-Brexit campaign group and referred its chief executive to police for breaking spending rules during the 2016 Europe ...

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11 of May 2018 11:17:53

British regulators have fined Barclays CEO Jes Staley 642,430 pounds ($871,976) for his attempt to identify a whistleblower. The Financial Conduct Authority say ...

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11 of May 2018 10:55:09

An industry group says sales of Chinese passenger cars accelerated last month as growth in the world's biggest auto market picked up steam. The latest figures s ...

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10 of May 2018 18:19:50

The federal government swung to a surplus of $214.3 billion in April, primarily reflecting the revenue from that month's annual tax filing deadline. The Treasur ...

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10 of May 2018 16:14:21

A program that allows foreign graduates of American universities to stay in the United States for temporary employment has expanded significantly over 12 years, ...

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10 of May 2018 15:34:45

American drivers paid more for gas, but overall consumer prices rose only modestly in April, a sign that inflation remains mild. The modest pace of consumer inf ...

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10 of May 2018 15:21:15

The key long-term U.S. mortgage rate held steady this week, providing a lure for potential homebuyers as the spring buying season goes forward. Mortgage buyer F ...

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10 of May 2018 10:47:49

Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed to pay $4.9 billion to settle U.S. claims that it misled investors who bought securities backed by risky mortgages before the ...

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09 of May 2018 23:59:47

Already under investigation for a hush payment to a porn star, President Donald Trump's longtime personal attorney is under legal and ethical scrutiny for appar ...

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09 of May 2018 23:11:54

Major companies could see billions of dollars in commercial deals canceled because of the U.S. decision to reinstall sanctions on Iran, experts say. European bu ...

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09 of May 2018 20:40:42

The Trump administration is signaling that it intends to pull back on investigating potential abuses by companies in the $1.5 trillion student loan market. The ...

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09 of May 2018 20:35:50

Artificial intelligence has a new challenge: Whether and how to alert people who may not know they're talking to a robot. On Tuesday, Google showed off a comput ...

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09 of May 2018 18:32:17

A shareholder lawsuit alleges an oil and gas company was focused on keeping old wells running and not on fixing potential safety problems in the months before a ...

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09 of May 2018 17:35:00

Shoppers will soon be able to buy any brand of tires from Amazon.com, have them shipped to a Sears Auto Center and then bring in their car to get them installed ...

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09 of May 2018 17:31:39

The wunderkind CEO of Lonely Planet has departed, the company confirmed Wednesday, amid reports that the travel guidebook publisher is up for sale. Lonely Plane ...

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09 of May 2018 15:55:02

Twenty-First Century Fox has agreed to buy seven TV stations from Sinclair Broadcast Group for $910 million. The move comes as Sinclair is selling some stations ...

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09 of May 2018 14:43:49

U.S. wholesale prices edged up just 0.1 percent in April, held down by a big drop in food costs. It was the smallest gain in four months. The April increase in ...

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09 of May 2018 12:02:32

Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, and his eight rate-setting colleagues are striving to become more predictable in signaling when Britain's inte ...

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09 of May 2018 10:50:44

Germany's Cabinet has approved plans to clear the way for a kind of class-action suit by consumers, an idea that was prompted in part by automaker Volkswagen's ...

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09 of May 2018 10:03:28

The head of Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. says it has reached an agreement to sell its stake in Indian e-commerce company Flipkart to Walmart ...

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09 of May 2018 03:44:26

Oil prices surged while Asian stock markets traded mixed after President Donald Trump announced the United States will withdraw from a 2015 nuclear accord with ...

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09 of May 2018 03:04:22

The new head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has gotten a big salary reduction. A spokeswoman for the Department of Health and Human Services ...

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09 of May 2018 00:25:06

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says that licenses Boeing has to sell billions of dollars in commercial jetliners to Iran will be revoked under the action Pre ...

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08 of May 2018 23:08:00

President Donald Trump is set to receive tens of millions of dollars from the sale of 46 buildings in New York City that make up the nation's largest subsidized ...

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08 of May 2018 21:37:38

The Walt Disney Co. launched its ESPN Plus sports streaming service in April and also just signed a deal with Twitter to create live content on that platform. T ...

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08 of May 2018 21:33:48

A new report finds that marijuana taxes boost government revenue in places that allow it _ but not by much. Moody's Investor Service says the taxes generated by ...

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08 of May 2018 21:29:21

A New York judge says Jay-Z must answer questions from the Securities and Exchange Commission in a financial probe by the regulator. Lawyers for the SEC and Jay ...

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08 of May 2018 18:48:09

If you're looking for a job right now, this may be about as good as it gets: There are roughly as many open jobs in the United States as there are unemployed pe ...

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08 of May 2018 16:53:35

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has attacked Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for a customs partnership with the European Union after the U.K. leaves t ...

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08 of May 2018 07:59:42

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says moves by the Fed and other major central banks to raise interest rates after a long period of keeping them low shoul ...

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07 of May 2018 21:25:10

US oil has shot above $70 a barrel for the first time since late 2014, foreshadowing costlier gasoline and consumer goods. It's not clear that higher crude pric ...

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07 of May 2018 20:24:05

Prominent athenahealth shareholder Elliott Management Corp. is offering about $6.5 billion to take the medical billing software maker private after saying it ha ...

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07 of May 2018 19:12:41

Americans increased their borrowing by $11.6 billion in March as a big increase in the category that covers auto and student loans offset the largest monthly dr ...

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07 of May 2018 12:04:31

A powerful French union is vowing to push ahead with strikes that have hobbled nationwide train services, even as signs of a possible compromise emerged in talk ...

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06 of May 2018 14:10:00

Lobster prices are high in the U.S. right now, but members of the industry expect them to come down soon as the summer haul gets going. One-pound lobsters are s ...

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05 of May 2018 03:23:41

Tesla is a company of big ideas, but its stock is falling because of much more practical concerns. Chief among them: Does it have enough cash?

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05 of May 2018 01:15:52

President Donald Trump is tweeting the U.S. trade delegation is on its way back from China. Trump says "we will be meeting tomorrow to determine the results, bu ...

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04 of May 2018 23:10:13

Wells Fargo says it has agreed to pay $480 million to resolve a class-action lawsuit brought by shareholders who claim the bank misstated or failed to disclose ...

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04 of May 2018 22:27:08

A top Federal Reserve official is suggesting that the unemployment rate could fall further to 3.5 percent with inflation modestly overshooting the Fed's target ...

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04 of May 2018 19:20:40

There are some simple ways to come up with a good password, now that Twitter is asking all users to change theirs. Your new password should be complex _ nothing ...

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04 of May 2018 19:07:58

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is taking to Twitter to defend comments he made during a contentious conference call. Musk suggested the questions were biased or represente ...

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04 of May 2018 18:08:47

There are some encouraging signs for the economy in the April jobs report. Among them: The pace of hiring hasn't been disrupted by dramatic global market swings ...

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04 of May 2018 18:04:45

Air France-KLM CEO Jean-Marc Janaillac announced his decision to resign Friday as Air France crews and ground staff held their 13th day of strikes over pay. In ...

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04 of May 2018 14:44:26

Germany prosecutors are saying their probe of former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn is ongoing and won't be affected by the charges brought against him in the ...

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04 of May 2018 13:45:06

Allianz says it will stop insuring coal-fired power plants and coal mines as part of its contribution to combating climate change. Europe's biggest insurer says ...

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04 of May 2018 13:30:45

Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle has rejected a takeover offer from British Airways' parent company. Norwegian Air Shuttle says its board "unanimously rej ...

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04 of May 2018 11:08:32

Newell is selling its disposable cups and cutlery business to Novolex as it simplifies and refocuses the goals of the massive consumer products company. Newell, ...

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04 of May 2018 03:44:29

Asian stock markets were lower on Friday after Wall Street finished with losses overnight as investors watched the outcome of trade talks between the United Sta ...

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04 of May 2018 01:57:54

Casino industry representatives and workers say the initial policy draft proposal from Nevada gambling regulators to address sexual harassment in the workplace ...

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04 of May 2018 01:38:08

Authorities in Venezuela say they've arrested 11 executives at the country's largest private bank in an ongoing criminal takedown. Attorney General Tarek Willia ...

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04 of May 2018 00:27:08

President Donald Trump's address to the National Rifle Association comes after he temporarily strayed from the group's anti-gun-control mission following the Pa ...

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03 of May 2018 21:52:12

A federal grand jury in Detroit has indicted former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn on charges stemming from the company's diesel emissions cheating scandal in ...

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03 of May 2018 21:31:10

A judge says the name "Trump Place" can be taken off a New York condominium high-rise if owners vote to do so. Thursday's ruling clears the way for owners to vo ...

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03 of May 2018 21:30:14

Twitter is advising users to change their passwords. The company said Thursday it recently discovered a bug that stored passwords in an internal log that wasn't ...

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03 of May 2018 17:50:45

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is appealing to Belgium to grant nationality to Britons who work at the European Union's vast executive arm, a ...

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03 of May 2018 16:12:18

Kellogg, known for Frosted Flakes and Froot Loops cereals, says millennials are hot for its frozen foods, helping boost the company's sales. Kellogg says sales ...

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03 of May 2018 14:57:20

U.S. services firms grew at a slower pace in April compared to the prior month, as companies are reporting cost pressures from possible tariffs and a shortage o ...

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03 of May 2018 14:02:14

Yes, money matters are personal, but don't be embarrassed or reticent. The more details you give - including dreams, regrets and mistakes - the more a financial ...