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France’s Macron faces decisive test over econom…

Massive strikes in France against a planned overhaul of the pension system are sending a powerful warning to President Emmanuel Macron

Business partner acquitted in $85M Mississippi Ponzi scheme

A federal jury has acquitted the former business partner of a Mississippi man convicted of running a Ponzi scheme in which investors lost more than $85 million

Massive Polish coal mine sparks international…

Poland's massive Turow coal mine is causing trouble including pollution and water shortages for nearby communities

China waiving tariff hikes on US soybeans, pork

China's finance ministry says Beijing is waiving tariff hikes on U

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OPEC nations, Russia look to cut oil output to…

The countries of the OPEC oil-producing cartel and ally Russia are trying to finalize a deal to cut production

German factory production drops in Oct as economy struggles

Germany's Federal Statistical Office says the country's factory production dropped in October in another sign Europe's largest economy is struggling

Uber reports more than 3,000 sexual assaults on…

In a long anticipated safety report, ride-sharing giant Uber says more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during its U

Veteran producer of 'WarGames,' 'Blue Bloods…

A veteran television producer and entertainment executive whose credits included “Starsky and Hutch" and current drama series “Blue Bloods" has died

Stocks advance as investors eyes jobs report…

Global shares are up as investors await what's expected to be a healthy U

Energy company leaves debris in Michigan, delays report

A Canadian-based energy transportation company's preparation of a proposed tunnel that would house a petroleum pipeline caused a borehole to collapse in Michigan, which left debris in the waterway

Watchdog faults rushed EPA rulemaking on glider…

A federal watchdog says the Trump administration moved to exempt a type of super-polluting cargo truck from clean air rules without conducting a federally mandated study on how it would impact public health

DHS retreats on possible facial screening of US…

The Homeland Security Department says it has no plans to force U

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Wedding planning sites change policies on slave…

Four major companies used for wedding planning are revising content that promotes former slave plantations as venues

Officials investigating aggregate spill in Detroit River

Michigan officials are investigating a spill of an unknown volume of construction aggregate material into the Detroit River from an industrial site with a history of environmental contamination

Correction: Climate Talks-Goodbye US? story

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US jobs data to give clues to economy amid trade…

US jobs data for November to provide insight into economy’s health at a time of uncertainty

Tennessee high court rules against paper in defamation case

The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled that a newspaper cannot use the state's fair report privilege law as a shield against a defamation lawsuit for a story based on a one-on-one interview

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Stocks closed slightly higher on Wall Street Thursday as investors looked ahead to a key government report on jobs and kept an eye on developments in the trade dispute between the U

Boeing tries to reassure airline industry leaders…

Boeing is pushing forward with a campaign to convince industry officials that the 737 Max will be safe

Kroger, Sage take losses while Five Below, Acadia advance

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily: Kroger and Sage take losses while Five Below and Acadia advance

CEO: Virgin Galactic marks 'incredible' year of…

The CEO of Virgin Galactic says the space tourism venture is on the verge of making more history in 2020 following an “incredible” year of progress

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Firefighters battle hot spots at Georgia peanut warehouse

The CEO for a Georgia cooperative that produces peanut oil says a fire at the cooperative's Coffee County plant was contained to one warehouse and operations at the plant are being restarted

Amazon blaming Trump over Pentagon contract loss…

Amazon is arguing in a court case that President Donald Trump's bias against the company harmed its chances at winning a $10 billion Pentagon contract

Judge: Turkish bank can't deny knowledge of criminal charges

A judge cited “extraordinary” meetings including top U