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Associated Press
BEIJING (AP) -- Two employees of Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motors say it is considering making a bid for Fiat Chrysler's Jeep unit....
LONDON (AP) -- British prosecutors have promised to vigorously prosecute hate crimes committed on social media....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators are pledging to work quickly to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, a 23-year-old pact that President Donald Trump has called the worst trade deal in history....
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders have promised to tackle California's affordable housing crisis in their final weeks of work this year by pushing a package that includes regulatory reforms and money for low-income housing....
DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors Co. started its car-sharing service, Maven, just over a year ago, placing Chevrolets and Cadillacs in New York apartment buildings for occupants to rent....
      
Wall Street Journal
Sempra Energy has reached a deal to buy Oncor for $9.45 billion after swooping in to snatch the power-transmission company away from Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway.
French oil company Total has agreed to acquire Danish conglomerate A.P. Moeller-Maersk’s oil unit for $4.95 billion, the latest sign activity is returning to the sector following a three-year slump in oil prices.
America’s largest companies were cautiously optimistic in January that the president’s policy goals were their own. Then came the travel ban, Paris, and Charlottesville. The question now is whether the relationship can be rebuilt.
As the costs of shale fracking rise, a growing number of small- and mid-sized oil firms from California to Oklahoma are forgoing expensive projects and opting for old-school wells instead.
For Samsung Electronics, the launch this week of a new smartphone and a court ruling for its detained de facto leader may offer closure and clarity for a company rocked by two scandals over the past year.
      
CNNMoney
U.S. businesses across the country want to cash in on the upcoming total solar eclipse with unique merchandise.
Negotiators from the U.S., Canada and Mexico are racing against time and political pressure to get a new trade done by early 2018, a pace rarely ever seen in trade deals.
An open letter signed by the Tesla CEO and 115 other robotics and artificial intelligence experts urges the U.N. to ban the use of lethal autonomous weapons.
Is President Trump stable and competent enough to do his job? Investigative reporter and CNN contributor Carl Bernstein says reporters must be asking those questions.
Trump's Florida club is losing big business.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
Calling himself “Bannon the Barbarian,” the president’s former strategy adviser says he’s ready to “crush” his foes inside and outside the White House.
The arrival of Apple, Facebook and Google means that the hypercompetitive world of scripted TV is going to become even more ferocious.
Grid operators will scramble when solar panels go dark — a rare trial run for a future in which the nation will be more reliant on renewable energy.
Andrew Anglin, founder of the neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer, is accused of online harassment in a lawsuit. Serving him papers has been a daunting task.
Like many in the housing-starved San Francisco region, Sheila James has moved far inland, gaining affordable space at the price of a brutal commute.
      
USA Today Business Headlines
Everyone from Krispy Kreme and Denny's to MoonPie and a solitary McDonald's are into it.
     
 
 
Black Butte XXIX is full of dark chocolate, cocoa, caramel, cinnamon, vanilla, cayenne pepper.
     
 
 
Consumers are falling for crazy bill paying schemes to pay their old tax bills. But state treasurers warn it won't work.
     
 
 
As Americans get older, their budgets typically get tighter. But discounts make fun on a fixed income easier.
     
 
 
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin released an extraordinary letter Saturday explaining why he's staying in the Trump administration after Charlottesville.
     
 
 
      
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