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Japan Parliament OKs law to allow casino gambling at resorts
July 20th, 2018  8:45 AM

Japan's parliament has approved a law allowing casino resorts to open in this wealthy nation and possibly lure more foreign visitors

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EU ruling against Google opens 'opportunity,' rival says
July 19th, 2018  3:09 PM

European regulators' latest swipe at the dominance of U.S. tech giant Google could open new opportunities for rivals in search and web browsers _ that is, if handset manufacturers decide to make the most of the opening

EU ruling against Google opens 'opportunity,' rival says
US stocks waver as banks fall and smaller companies climb
July 19th, 2018  11:46 AM

US stocks are mixed as weak results from banks pull financial companies lower while smaller companies including retailers climb

US stocks waver as banks fall and smaller companies climb
Jailed Audi chief seeks release pending German fraud probe
July 19th, 2018  6:35 AM

Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler is seeking his release from jail during an ongoing investigation of suspected fraud as part of parent company Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal

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US eases Obama-era coal ash pollution rules for utilities
July 18th, 2018  9:45 PM

The Trump administration is easing rules for handling toxic coal ash from more than 400 coal-fired power plants across the U.S. after utilities objected to the regulations adopted under former President Barack Obama

US eases Obama-era coal ash pollution rules for utilities
EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile practices
July 18th, 2018  9:15 PM

The European Union has fined Google a record $5 billion for forcing cellphone makers that use the company's Android mobile operating system to install Google apps

EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile practices
US coal ash pollution rules eased after industry balks
July 18th, 2018  5:10 PM

The Trump administration is easing rules for handling toxic coal ash from more than 400 coal-fired power plants across the U.S. after utilities objected to the regulations adopted under former President Barack Obama

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Frustrated US lawmakers threaten action on Trump's tariffs
July 18th, 2018  3:57 PM

Congress is losing patience with the Trump administration's reliance on tariffs to win trade disputes

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Regulators seek end to stricter oversight of Zions Bancorp
July 18th, 2018  2:33 PM

Federal regulators seek removal of strict government oversight imposed on Zions Bancorp, a big regional bank that received a taxpayer-funded bailout during the financial crisis

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Frustrated lawmakers threaten action on Trump's tariffs
July 18th, 2018  1:56 PM

Congress is losing patience with the Trump administration's reliance on tariffs to win trade disputes

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Tennessee zipper company in crosshairs of buy-American laws
July 18th, 2018  1:44 PM

A small zipper-making company in Appalachia is fighting to keep its pared-down staff occupied after it lost federal contracts to provide zippers for military uniforms

Tennessee zipper company in crosshairs of buy-American laws
The Latest: Powell gets praise for plain speaking
July 18th, 2018  12:20 PM

The Latest: Federal Reserve Chairman Powell gets praise for plain speaking and pursuing Fed transparency

Jerome Powell, Steven Mnuchin
EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile system
July 18th, 2018  10:54 AM

The European Union's antitrust chief has slapped a record $5 billion fine on Google for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile phone operating system

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Soy "milk" may soon be targeted for not coming from cow
July 18th, 2018  10:33 AM

Soy and almond drinks calling themselves "milk" may soon be targeted by regulators

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Japan OKs 1st anti-smoking law, but seen as lax and partial
July 18th, 2018  8:47 AM

Japan approves 1st national smoking ban inside public facilities, but measure excludes many restaurants and bars

Japan OKs 1st anti-smoking law, but seen as lax and partial
Lessons for next US financial crisis from 3 key ex-officials
July 18th, 2018  12:33 AM

Lessons for next US financial crisis from 3 key officials who were at center of previous one

Henry Paulson
Lawmakers warn Trump tariffs threaten local newspapers
July 17th, 2018  7:22 PM

Members of Congress are warning that newspapers in their home states are in danger of layoffs, cutting coverage or going out of business entirely if the United States maintains recently imposed tariffs on Canadian newsprint

Lawmakers warn Trump tariffs threaten local newspapers
Missouri court gives jolt of life to long Midwest power line
July 17th, 2018  5:02 PM

A proposal for a high-voltage power line carrying wind energy across the Midwest has received a jolt of new life after the Missouri Supreme Court ruled that regulators wrongly rejected it

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Powell says strong economy will keep rate hikes coming
July 17th, 2018  4:22 PM

Fed Chairman Powell says strong economy will keep rate hikes coming at gradual pace

Powell says strong economy will keep rate hikes coming
Site work begins for opposed oil refinery near national park
July 17th, 2018  3:01 PM

A company has begun site work for an oil refinery about 3 miles (5 kilometers) from Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota

Site work begins for opposed oil refinery near national park

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