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Asian shares track weakness on Wall St; China…

Asian shares track weakness on Wall Street; China shares higher

Walmart offers way to turn leftover opioids into…

Walmart giving pharmacy customers packet that turns leftover opioids into useless gel

Nestlé Is Selling Its US Candy Brands To The…

The brands include Butterfinger, Baby Ruth, Crunch and 100 Grand.

Politics in China weighs heavily on business

Politics weighing on foreign companies in China as Communist Party expands controls

Autonomous cars loom, but the Detroit auto show…

Autonomous cars loom, but the North American International Auto Show in Detroit goes on, with the introduction of new small cars, SUVs and the all-mighty pickup truck, which dominated the show

Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert…

Disgruntled conservatives are threatening to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown

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CVS Plans To Stop Using Altered Beauty Images By…

On Monday, CVS announced its "commitment to create new standards for post-production alterations of beauty imagery."

Panama Hotel votes to drop Trump _ but his…

The owners of a Trump-branded hotel in Panama are suing President Donald Trump's family-owned company in federal court

GE to pay $15B for past mistakes amid breakup…

General Electric Co. will pay $15 billion to make up for the miscalculations of an insurance subsidiary as a new regime weighs future changes that could culminate in a break-up of the company

H&M Closes All Of Its Stores In South Africa

The company closed all of its stores in South Africa after people protesting an ad allegedly damaged many.

CSX 4Q profit up 25 percent and railroad gets tax…

CSX Corp. says its fourth-quarter profit grew 25 percent as it continued to cut expenses, and the railroad recorded a $3.6 billion benefit from the corporate tax cut Congress approved last year

Weekend derailment is latest black eye for DC…

A derailment over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend is only the latest problem for the dysfunctional D.C. subway system that Washingtonians love to hate

Wave of lawsuits filed to block net-neutrality…

Wave of lawsuits against beings against the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net-neutrality rules

Ford says profits will fall in 2018

Ford says profits will fall in 2018 as US sales soften, investment in electrics rises

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Consumer watchdog considering repeal of payday…

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reconsidering a payday lending protections it enacted last year

NYC sets affordable homes record: 24,500 financed…

Officials say New York City created or preserved over 24,500 affordable homes last year, breaking a record for the nation's biggest city

Bitcoin prices fall as South Korea says ban still…

Bitcoin, other digital currencies tumble as South Korean official says ban on trading still an option

Concept cars from Japan automakers offer glimpse…

Japanese automakers offer a glimpse into the future with concept cars at the Detroit auto show

General Motors sees sustained profits through 2018

General Motors expects 2018 profit to match 2017 thanks to sustained sales demand

North Dakota oil output cut back to meet gas…

Fearing sanctions by the state, some North Dakota oil drillers have begun cutting output to control the amount of wasted natural gas

French prison guards protest violent working…

Protesting French prison guards carried out blocking actions outside scores of jails across the country Tuesday for the second day in a row, demanding more security, more staff and a better handling of violent, sometimes radicalized, inmates

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Tax break helps UnitedHealth 4Q earnings, 2018…

UnitedHealth Group's earnings more than doubled in the final quarter of 2017, and the nation's largest insurer hiked its forecast for the new year due in part to a gain from the federal tax overhaul