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China woos Pacific islands with loans, showcase projects
November 15th, 2018  11:00 PM

As world leaders arrive in Papua New Guinea for a Pacific Rim summit, the welcome mat is especially big for China's president

China woos Pacific islands with loans, showcase projects
Australia refers India to WTO over sugar cane subsidies
November 15th, 2018  10:43 PM

Australia is referring India to the World Trade Organization over subsidies it pays its sugar cane farmers, which Australia says creates a surplus that's affecting its own farmers

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Utility asked last month to hike bills over California fires
November 15th, 2018  10:08 PM

A utility facing severe financial pressure amid speculation that its equipment may have sparked a deadly California wildfire asked U.S. energy regulators last month for permission to raise its customers' monthly bills

Utility asked last month to hike bills over California fires
Asia shares mixed on uncertainty over trade tensions
November 15th, 2018  9:29 PM

Asian shares are mixed in early trading on concerns over the outlook for a breakthrough in the China-U.S. trade dispute

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Meat producer agrees to $4M payment to settle labor claims
November 15th, 2018  8:51 PM

The U.S. branch of the world's largest meat producer will pay $4 million in back wages and other monetary relief as part of a consent decree settling allegations by federal labor officials

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Baseball owners extend Manfred's contract, TV deal with Fox
November 15th, 2018  8:20 PM

Baseball owners have extended the contract of Commissioner Rob Manfred through the 2024 regular season and signed off a new television deal with Fox that runs through 2028

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Facebook says it's better at detecting rule violations
November 15th, 2018  7:36 PM

Facebook says it is making progress on deleting hate speech, graphic violence, fake accounts and rooting out other violations of its rules, including detecting them before they are seen by users

Facebook says it's better at detecting rule violations
Mexico's president elect reaches out to business elite
November 15th, 2018  7:34 PM

Mexico's President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has formed a business advisory council including some of the country's biggest names, especially in media

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Feds say utility projects need more design review
November 15th, 2018  7:04 PM

Federal investigators reviewing the September natural gas explosions in Massachusetts want state officials to require a professional engineer approve public utility projects before work starts.

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FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes
November 15th, 2018  6:18 PM

FDA pushes for ban on menthol in cigarettes, tighter rules to prevent sale of flavored e-cigarettes to kids

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes
Apple signs multiyear deal with film studio A24
November 15th, 2018  6:17 PM

Apple has signed a multiyear deal with A24, the acclaimed New York-based studio behind "Moonlight" and "Lady Bird," to produce a slate of films

Apple signs multiyear deal with film studio A24
EPA official arrested on felony ethics charges in Alabama
November 15th, 2018  6:05 PM

The Trump administration's top environmental official for the Southeast has been arrested on Alabama state ethics charges related to a scheme to help a coal company avoid paying for a toxic waste cleanup

EPA official arrested on felony ethics charges in Alabama
Feds say utility projects need more design review
November 15th, 2018  5:51 PM

Federal investigators reviewing the September natural gas explosions in Massachusetts want state officials to require public utilities to have a professional engineer approve system upgrade plans

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Business Highlights
November 15th, 2018  5:42 PM

Business Highlights

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Facebook says it's better at detecting rule violations
November 15th, 2018  5:38 PM

Facebook says it is making progress on deleting hate speech, graphic violence, fake accounts and rooting out other violations of its rules, including detecting them before they are seen by users

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Unions file lawsuit against Puerto Rico over worker pensions
November 15th, 2018  5:37 PM

Two U.S.-based unions have filed a lawsuit against Puerto Rico's government accusing it of mismanaging employee retirement accounts

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How major US stock indexes fared Thursday
November 15th, 2018  4:53 PM

Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Thursday, breaking a five-day losing streak for the market

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Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar
November 15th, 2018  4:38 PM

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump inflates jobs improvement for veterans
November 15th, 2018  4:35 PM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump says veterans' unemployment is at its lowest level in 21 years and will get better, but he's not even close

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Dillard's, KB Home fall; Oracle, Berry Global rise
November 15th, 2018  4:25 PM

Dillard's, KB Home fall; Oracle, Berry Global rise

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