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Avenatti tripped up by Nike extortion claims…

Attorney Michael Avenatti's arrest on federal charges is a sharp reversal of fortune for a man who was considering a run for president last year

Asian stocks rebound after slide on growth worries

Asian stock prices rebound after global markets slide on US, Europe growth worries

Oklahoma attorney general sets announcement on opioid suit

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says he will announce a "breaking development" in the state's lawsuit against the nation's leading manufacturers of opioid pain medications

White House, business groups make push on trade…

White House and business groups step up efforts to win congressional approval for U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade accord

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Congress likely to question use of military funds…

Top defense leaders face lawmakers for the first time since the Pentagon listed military construction projects that could lose funding this year to pay for Trump's border wall

Chairman of India's troubled Jet Airways resigns

The chairman of India's private Jet Airways has quit amid mounting financial woes which have forced it to suspend 14 international routes and ground more than 80 planes

Researchers: ASUS computers infected by…

Security researchers say hackers infected tens of thousands of computers from the Taiwanese vendor ASUS with malicious software

US experts: Too soon to pull breast implants tied…

FDA advisers: Too soon to ban kind of breast implant tied to rare cancer, more information needed

UK lawmakers seize Brexit agenda in bid to break…

British lawmakers have seized a measure of control over the stalled Brexit process from Prime Minister Theresa May's government, setting up a series of votes that could dramatically alter the course of Britain's departure from the European Union.

Environmental, economic damage a concern now that…

Businesses and residents are concerned about the environment and economic fallout from a fire at a Houston-area petrochemical storage farm

What Next? UK lawmakers torn on fate of Brexit, and May

Britain has just a few weeks to break its Brexit impasse, with the fate of the country's departure from the European Union and of Prime Minister Theresa May both hanging in the balance.

Apple belatedly jumps into the streaming TV…

Apple is jumping belatedly into the streaming business dominated by Netflix and Amazon

11.4M sign up for Obama-era health plans this year

Despite Trump's opposition to "Obamacare" about 11.4M Americans sign up for coverage

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China's Xi sees honors, Airbus deal in state…

Chinese President Xi Jinping has been greeted with full honors during a state visit to France, where he attended the signings of multibillion-dollar deals, including a major sale of 300 aircraft from European plane maker Airbus to China

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How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Major U.S. stock indexes finished mixed Monday after wavering for much of the day as traders tried to make sense of newly pessimistic views on the economy

Slower manufacturing likely drag on small…

A dip in small business optimism the past few months is likely due in part to a slowdown in manufacturing

The Latest: Apple says its new services will…

Apple says the new services it's launching will respect your digital boundaries.

More aging Americans are using pot to soothe what…

More Americans in their 70s and 80s are using marijuana to ease age-related maladies such as arthritis and sleeplessness

Viacom and Avaya Holdings rise, Nu Skin Enterprises slips

Viacom and Avaya Holdings rise, Nu Skin Enterprises slips

Markets Right Now: Stock indexes end an indecisive day mixed

Stocks ended an indecisive day of trading more or less where they started as traders try to make sense of newly pessimistic views on the economy.

The Latest: US setting up expert panel to review…

The Transportation Department says it's setting up an expert panel to review how the FAA approves new planes including the Boeing 737 Max, the jet involved in 2 deadly crashes

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Hong Kong businessman gets 3 years in prison for bribery

A prominent Hong Kong businessman has been sentenced to three years in prison after he was convicted of paying bribes to the presidents of two African countries in a United Nations-linked case

Correction: Brazil-Dam Collapse story

Correction: Brazil-Dam Collapse story

Settlement reached in lawsuits over Xarelto blood thinner

A $775 million settlement has been announced in roughly 25,000 lawsuits involving the blood-thinning medication Xarelto