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French drivers to block roads to protest rising fuel taxes
November 17th, 2018  2:21 AM

French drivers plan to block roads to protest rising fuel taxes and President Emmanuel Macron's policies

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Iraq's president visits Iran weeks after US renews sanctions
November 17th, 2018  2:21 AM

Iraq's president is visiting Iran less than two weeks after the United States restored oil sanctions that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal

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The Latest: Pence meets Taiwan's delegation at APEC summit
November 16th, 2018  11:41 PM

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has met with the head of Taiwan's delegation to an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting

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China, US trade barbs in speeches at Pacific summit
November 16th, 2018  10:52 PM

China's leader Xi Jinping and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence trade barbs in speeches to a summit of world leaders, outlining competing visions for global leadership.

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Lawyer who battled Chevron may get chance to defend himself
November 16th, 2018  7:21 PM

A legal referee says a New York attorney who won a landmark oil pollution judgment against Chevron in Ecuador only to have his law license suspended at home should not be disbarred without a chance to defend himself

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1st pot shops in eastern US get OK to open in Massachusetts
November 16th, 2018  6:47 PM

Two marijuana stores in Massachusetts have been given the green light to begin selling recreational pot next week, making them the first commercial pot shops in the eastern United States

1st pot shops in eastern US get OK to open in Massachusetts
Nevada regulators approve deal with sports books operator
November 16th, 2018  6:07 PM

Nevada gambling regulators have approved a settlement with a troubled sports book operator that acknowledged taking unlawful bets and making inaccurate payouts

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Business Highlights
November 16th, 2018  5:52 PM

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Health care, energy companies power US stock market higher
November 16th, 2018  5:26 PM

Wall Street capped a day of volatile trading with a late-afternoon buying spree that sent U.S. stock indexes to a mostly higher finish Friday

Health care, energy companies power US stock market higher
Fight over dinosaur fossils comes down to what's a mineral
November 16th, 2018  4:31 PM

A fight over who owns the fossils of two dinosaurs that appear to have died while locked in battle hinges on the legal definition of "mineral"

Fight over dinosaur fossils comes down to what's a mineral
Markets Right Now: Late buying wave sends US stocks higher
November 16th, 2018  4:04 PM

A late afternoon wave of buying sent U.S. stocks higher, but the market still ended the week with a loss.

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Trump signs bill to elevate cybersecurity mission at DHS
November 16th, 2018  2:35 PM

President Donald Trump is signing legislation that elevates cybersecurity work within the Department of Homeland Security

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Trump says he will name EPA's acting chief Andrew Wheeler to head the agency
November 16th, 2018  2:03 PM

Trump says he will name EPA's acting chief Andrew Wheeler to head the agency

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Retailers, tech companies weigh on US stock market; Oil up
November 16th, 2018  1:53 PM

U.S. stock indexes are now mostly lower in afternoon trading, placing the market on course to end the week with sharp loss

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CNN's Acosta back at White House after judge's ruling
November 16th, 2018  1:41 PM

CNN's Jim Acosta is back at the White House after a federal judge ordered the Trump administration to immediately return his press credentials.

CNN's Acosta back at White House after judge's ruling
Judge: White House must return CNN's Jim Acosta's credential
November 16th, 2018  1:01 PM

A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta.

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Allies rally to UK's May amid leadership woes over Brexit
November 16th, 2018  12:54 PM

British Prime Minister Theresa May has won support for her beleaguered Brexit deal from key politicians and business groups, but remained besieged by internal party opponents determined to oust her

Allies rally to UK's May amid leadership woes over Brexit
Brexit, Italy, trade: Risks piling up for Europe's economy
November 16th, 2018  12:15 PM

Europe's long-running economic rebound is facing a mid-life crisis as it copes with worries including a potential debt explosion in Italy, an escalating US-China trade war and a potentially disruptive British exit from the European Union

Brexit, Italy, trade: Risks piling up for Europe's economy
Greece's Church says priests should keep state jobs
November 16th, 2018  12:05 PM

Greece's Orthodox Church says priests should remain civil servants, rejecting part of a recent government offer to switch a payroll system for clergymen

Greece's Church says priests should keep state jobs
The Latest: UK's May fills Brexit-related Cabinet vacancies
November 16th, 2018  11:51 AM

British Prime Minister Theresa May has filled two vacancies in her Cabinet left by ministers who quit over Brexit

The Latest: UK's May fills Brexit-related Cabinet vacancies

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