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China auto show highlights industry's electric…

Global automakers are showcasing their efforts to create electric cars for China's fast-growing but crowded market at their industry's biggest show of the year

Mnuchin expresses optimism trade standoffs can be…

US Treasury secretary expresses optimism over trade tensions

Americans’ Favorite Pizza Toppings

Food delivery service Caviar did a survey of Americans' favorite pizza toppings. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.

Wells Fargo Hit With $1 Billion Fine For Lending…

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau penalized the bank for some of its car insurance and mortgage practices.

Russia adds Google IPs to registry of banned sites

Russia's communications watchdog agency says it is adding some Google IP addresses to the state register of banned sites, as a dispute over a banned messaging app intensifies

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Lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chief…

In spite of denials, EPA chief Scott Pruitt did meet in his office last year with a veteran Washington lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced condo where he was living

Mnuchin expresses optimism for resolution of…

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin expresses cautious optimism for resolution of contentious trade fights

Zoom Zoom! It’s the iPad of Cars

Eli car is a new electric vehicle made to go 25 miles per hour and less than 5 miles. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.

Self-Aware Trash Cans, Other 'Smart City…

Cities are using data and technology to be smarter, safer and more efficient.

China's ZTE says it's seeking a solution to US tech ban

ZTE Corp., one of China's biggest tech companies, says it is taking steps to comply with a ban on U.S. technology and is actively seeking a solution to an issue it says threatens its survival

Suburban Seattle getting rare, private US airport…

An entrepreneur wants to bring a global trend to the U.S. and put commercial airport terminals in the hands of private companies instead of the government

Smyths Toys to take over Toys R Us stores in…

Ireland-based Smyths Toys has reached a deal to take over more than 90 Toys R Us stores in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

Oops! This Bank Sent $35 Billion to the Wrong…

Deutsche bank sends $35 billion to the wrong place. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.

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UK calls on social media firms to better protect children

Britain's health secretary has threatened to introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children

Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E…

U.S. health officials are telling consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and are warning restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak

European regulators tighten order for jet fan…

The European Aviation Safety Agency has tightened a nearly month-old directive ordering inspections of some fan blades in engines like those used on a Southwest Airlines jet involved in a fatal accident

Mexico, EU reach deal to update trade agreement

Mexico says it has reached a deal with the European Union to update their trade agreement, including the elimination of tariffs on a number of agricultural products

Southwest sends apology, $5K, to passengers on…

Southwest sends apology and compensation to passengers involved in emergency landing incident

Science Says: Amount of straws, plastic…

Cities and even countries now such as Great Britain are looking at banning straws because plastic pollution is a huge global problem

Stars Group doubles down with purchase of Sky Betting

Canadian online-gambling company Stars Group Inc. says it is buying U.K.-based Sky Betting & Gaming in a deal worth $4.7 billion

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Pot politics: Schumer joins politicians…

The top Senate Democrat is using marijuana's informal holiday to announce a change of heart about the drug, another sign of the growing political acceptance of pot

Slumping tech companies weigh on US stocks

A steep slide in technology stocks weighed on U.S. stocks Friday, pulling the market lower for the second day in a row