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Lawsuit: Trump businesses violate Constitution

A watchdog group plans to file a lawsuit Monday alleging that President Trump is violating the Constitution by allowing his businesses to accept payments from foreign governments

The Latest: Trump vows to cut corporate taxes

President Donald Trump is vowing to cut taxes on his first official business day in office

US stock indexes edge lower in early trading; oil slides

U.S. stock indexes are edging lower in early trading as investors pore over the latest crop of company earnings

Paris tests electric driverless minibus to fight pollution

In a city hit by chronic pollution and traffic problems, Paris officials are experimenting with a self-driving shuttle linking two main train stations in the French capital

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iPhone assembler Foxconn may invest $7B in US display plant

Foxconn, a major assembler of iPhones and other electronics, may invest $7 billion in a plant for manufacturing display panels that would create as many as 50,000 jobs in the U.S.

Samsung says batteries caused Note 7 fires…

Samsung Electronics says flaws in the design and production of batteries used in its Galaxy Note 7, not its hardware or software, made the smartphone prone to catching fire

McDonald's sales rise globally, but dip in US

McDonald's says a key sales figure rose globally, as growth overseas offset a dip in its flagship US market

Rubio faces moment of truth on secretary of state…

Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida must decide whether to provoke the new president's wrath by opposing his secretary of state nominee, Rex Tillerson

Trump begins first week in office with outreach

President Donald Trump is meeting with congressional leaders from both parties to discuss his agenda, as he enters his first official week in the White House and works to begin delivering on his ambitious campaign promises

Liz Weston: Your mother's maiden name is not a…

Hackers don't have to work very hard to crack most traditional security questions

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Brimming toxic pit nears critical level after…

At least 3,000 geese perished after landing last fall in the 50 billion-gallon Berkeley Pit in Butte, Montana

Heavy fog causes flight delays, cancellations in…

Thick fog has caused numerous flight delays and cancellations at London Heathrow Airport and other area airports

Sprint is buying a 33 percent stake in Tidal

Sprint is buying a 33 percent stake in Tidal, the entertainment service owned by artists including Jay-Z, Madonna and Kanye West

Dairy farmers spray EU HQ to push demands for better prices

Dairy farmers from across the European Union sprayed the European Union's headquarters with milk powder to protest the crisis in their sector

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UK to actively help industry as country leaves EU

Britain's leader is pledging a more interventionist strategy in backing industry ahead of Britain's departure from the European Union

Asian shares mixed after Trump inauguration, dollar weakens

Asian stocks are mixed after Donald Trump took office as U.S. president and promised "American first" policies, adding to concerns about protectionism