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Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

Supreme Court Arbitration

The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to complain about...

Business

Putin says sanctions cause the global economy to suffer

Russia France

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says the global economy has suffered from politically driven sanctions. Speaking Friday at a business forum in St. Petersburg, Putin pointed at “not just erosion but the dismantling of a system of multilateral cooperation that took...


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Russia's ex-US envoy: Trump wants better ties with Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s former ambassador to the United States says “toxic” political infighting is preventing U.S. President Donald Trump from improving relations with Russia. Ties between the two countries have been deteriorating steadily since Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula and threw its...


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Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect

Britain Europe Data Privacy

LONDON (AP) — Lars Andersen’s business handles some of the most sensitive data there is — the names and phone numbers of children. The owner of London-based My Nametags, which makes personalized nametags to iron into children’s clothing, says protecting that information is fundamental to his...


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Fiat Chrysler warns 4.8M owners: Don't use the cruise

Fiat Chrysler-Stuck Cruise Control

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles in the U.S. because in rare but terrifying circumstances, drivers may not be able to turn off the cruise control. The company is warning owners not to use cruise control until the cars, SUVs and trucks can be fixed with a software...


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APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing

Tesla Crash Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press. Two people were injured. Data from the Model S electric vehicle show it picked...


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The Latest: Weinstein arraigned on rape, other sex charges

Sexual Misconduct-Weinstein

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sexual misconduct probe of film producer Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Harvey Weinstein has been arraigned on rape, criminal sex act and other sex charges stemming from encounters with two women. The former powerhouse movie producer stared grimly as...


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Harvey Weinstein arrested on rape, criminal sex act charges

Sexual Misconduct-Weinstein

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein surrendered Friday to face rape and other charges from encounters with two women, wearing both handcuffs and a strained smile as officers led him from a police precinct to court. “You sorry, Harvey?” came a shout from a throng of media as the once powerful movie...


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United is sued for denying sick man's request to land plane

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. A passenger stricken with acute pancreatitis on a United Continental flight to Rome sued the airline over the crew’s refusal to land the plane so he could obtain treatment. Lewis Christman and his wife Roseanne filed a complaint against the airline alleging he suffered such...


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AP Top Business News at 9:55 a.m. EDT

The Latest: Weinstein arraigned on rape, other sex charges Fed Chair Powell stresses importance of an independent Fed APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing US durable goods orders fell 1.7 percent in April Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect The Latest:...


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US durable goods orders fell 1.7 percent in April

Durable Goods

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in April amid weaker demand for aircraft. But a key category that tracks business investment rose after sliding in March — a sign of health for American industry. The Commerce Department says U.S. orders for durable goods —...


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