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Committee to handle state-owned Dubai developer's…

Dubai says it has set up a special committee to 'resolve multiple disputes' involving a government-owned developer amid economic slowdown

Police, protesters fill French beach resorts for…

French police are setting up checkpoints and combing Atlantic beaches to secure the area for world leaders coming for the G-7 summit

Could we be any more excited? 'Friends' fans nuts…

Fans of 'Friends' are going nuts for new merch and experiences marking the show's 25th anniversary

The Latest: Merkel says Irish border is key…

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the main stumbling block with Britain's departure from the European Union can be removed if a "practical solution" is found for the Irish border issue

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Markets Right Now: Stocks fall on Wall Street at midday

Stocks are moving broadly lower in midday trading on Wall Street after three days of gains.

Facebook rolls out tool to block off-Facebook…

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

Millennial Money: Make renting work for your…

Millennials are delaying homeownership and staying in leased housing longer than previous generations, studies show

Woman dies in Spain as listeria-in-pork outbreak sickens 114

Health authorities in Spain are on high alert after a 90-year-old woman died amid a listeria outbreak in the southern region of Andalusia that has affected more than 110 people

Twitter shuts Chinese accounts targeting Hong…

Twitter has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were linked to the Chinese government and a disinformation campaign targeting protests in Hong Kong

New Argentina treasury minister guarantees peso…

New Argentina treasury minister to guarantee peso stability after crash

Elanco becomes 2nd largest animal health co after $7.6B deal

Elanco Animal Health will spend $7.6 billion to acquire Bayer AG's veterinary medicines business, making it the second-largest animal health company

Global shares mixed after Wall Street rally on…

Global shares are mixed after Wall Street rallied on the US decision to give Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers

Home Depot cuts outlook citing tariffs, lumber…

Home Depot cuts sales expectations for the year due to falling lumber prices and the potential damage from tariffs

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Department stores make room for used fashion

Department stores that have watched some of their customers flock to second-hand stores are trying to bring them back by partnering with online resale sites

Writers union says talent agents are violating antitrust law

The Writers Guild of America has filed claims in federal court alleging three of the entertainment industry's biggest talent agencies are violating antitrust and anti-racketeering laws

Top US CEOs rethink the meaning of shareholder…

The CEOs of America's top corporations rethink what the term "shareholder value" means

'Codfather' settlement means magnate will never…

The federal government says it has settled its civil case against a fishing magnate known as the Codfather, saying he will never be allowed to return to U.S. fisheries

Brand-name drug prices rising at slower pace…

Prices for brand-name prescription medicines are still climbing, just not quite as much

Union wins first step against Boeing over fired workers

A union will get to press its claims that Boeing illegally fired workers at a plant in South Carolina because they backed the union

Q&A: Recession jitters are rising. Is there…

Q&A: Recession jitters are rising. Is there reason to worry?

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Wide implications as Germany teeters toward…

Germany's central bank has issued a gloomy economic report suggesting that growth in the summer continued to shrink, raising the possibility Europe's largest economy may be entering a recession

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How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Stocks notched their third gain in a row Monday after the U.S. gave Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers

Putin, Macron hold French-Russian talks before G-7

French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet in southern France to discuss the world's major crises, including Ukraine, Iran and Syria, and try to improve Moscow's relations with the European Union

Estee Lauder, Nordstrom and Aramark rise while PG&E falls

Estee Lauder and Aramark rise while PG&E and Vanda fall