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Portuguese truckers plan new strike, risking gas…

Portuguese tanker truck drivers have announced a new walkout, just days after returning to work and resuming talks with employers in a pay dispute

Target thrives in intense retail environment

Target topped expectations on just about every level as the company pushes faster delivery and invested heavily in private label brands.

Cars still more efficient than newer SUVs

Your SUV is more efficient than it used to be, but it still can't match similar cars

Germany charges Russian for violating trade embargo

Germany's federal prosecutor has charged a Russian citizen for crimes against the foreign trade law because he allegedly exported military technology and chemicals to Russia that fall under an embargo

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Strike by Ryanair cabin crew in Portugal has…

A strike by Portuguese cabin crew working for budget airline Ryanair is causing little impact, with only some minor delays reported

Markets Right Now: Stocks climb in early trading

Stocks are rising broadly in early trading on Wall Street as investors applauded encouraging quarterly results from major retailers.

Beijing appeals to US to 'meet China halfway' on…

Beijing appeals to Washington to 'meet China halfway' and end tariff war after Trump says Americans might need to endure economic pain to achieve longer-term benefits

Ellison's home improvement at Lowe's is paying off

Lowe's overcomes stormy spring weather in a very strong second quarter

Global stocks mostly rise ahead of US Fed release

Global stocks are on the rise as investors await a speech by the U.S. Fed chairman for the outlook on rate cuts

Trump acknowledges China policies may mean US…

President Donald Trump says his administration is looking at a variety of tax cut proposals but not as a response to a potential recession

Rust-belt China looks abroad as economy slows…

China's northeastern rust-belt region is trying to capitalize on a multibillion-dollar national initiative to build ports, railways and other projects abroad

In his words: Huawei CEO says company will not be crushed

In his words: Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei says company will not be crushed by U.S. restrictions

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Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower before US…

Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower as investors await speech by the U.S. Fed chairman for outlook on rate cuts

Edmunds: 7 used car tech features that might surprise you

Edmunds highlights seven used car tech features that might surprise you

'America's Got Talent' continues summer dominance…

With the top two most-watched television shows last week, NBC's 'America's Got Talent' continues its dominance when the heat is on

Facebook rolls out tool to block off-Facebook…

Facebook launches 'clear history' tool in some countries under a new name

Suspect in huge Capital One breach seeks release…

Lawyers for a transgender woman charged in a massive data breach at Capital One are asking for her to be released from federal custody, saying that for her to remain jailed with men is a serious threat to her mental health

Walmart sues Tesla for solar panels that went up in flames

Walmart is suing Tesla, saying that several solar panels that Tesla installed on Walmart store rooftops went up in flames, causing millions of dollars in damage

US aims to double financing in Latin America to $12 billion

The United States has created a new agency to promote development around the globe, with a particular emphasis on Latin America

American Airlines will pay $22 million to settle mail case

American Airlines will pay about $22 million to settle claims that it falsified times when it relayed U.S. mail for delivery overseas

Marvel's involvement in 'Spider-Man' movies may…

Marvel Studios' involvement in future 'Spider-Man' movies may be in question

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Monopoly maker Hasbro to cut plastic use in toy…

Hasbro is giving plastic packaging the boot

Justice Department sues to block merger of airline IT firms

The Justice Department is suing to block Sabre Corp. from buying a rival that also provides airline booking services

2 drug companies settle with counties in opioid-crisis suit

Two drugmakers have reached settlements on claims filed by the first two Ohio counties set to go to trial in the national opioid lawsuit.