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HP Enterprise gets smaller by selling services division

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is continuing to slim down by selling its business services division to competitor Computer Sciences Corp. Read more »

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Refugees and scholars: Colleges offer war-torn a route to US

Colleges in the U.S. are opening their doors — and their financial aid — to Syrian refugees. Read more »

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AP Interview: Qatar energy minister wants 'fair' oil price

The oil market is slowly recovering from its steep drop over the past two years but crude is still not trading at a "fair price" to encourage necessary investment, Qatar's energy and industry... Read more »

Published May 24, 2016

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Trump proposes wall to protect golf resort from rising seas

Donald Trump wants to build another huge wall, this time to keep out the rising seas threatening to swamp his luxury golf resort in Ireland. Read more »

Published May 24, 2016

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French raid Google over 'aggravated tax fraud' allegations

French police have raided Google's Paris offices as part of an investigation into "aggravated tax fraud" and money laundering, authorities said Tuesday. The raid is the latest regulatory headache... Read more »

Published May 24, 2016

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US biochemical engineer wins $1.2 million technology prize

American biochemical engineer Frances Arnold, whose discoveries in "directed evolution" have helped produce medicines, including drugs for treating diabetes, on Tuesday was awarded this year's euro... Read more »

Published May 24, 2016

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Facebook drops news outlet input in 'trending topics' review

Facebook says it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a "trending topic" on the giant social network, a move adopted after a backlash over a report saying... Read more »

Published May 23, 2016

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New Mexico is first to sue EPA, mine owners over 2015 spill

New Mexico became the first state to sue the federal government and the owners of two mines over the release of 3 million gallons of wastewater from a southern Colorado mine, seeking tens of... Read more »

Published May 23, 2016

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GE announces deals worth over $1.4 billion with Saudi Arabia

General Electric Co. said Monday it made a series of deals with Saudi Arabia worth more than $1.4 billion as part of the kingdom's ambitious plan to wean itself off crude oil. Read more »

Published May 23, 2016

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US home sales growth driven mostly by Midwest

Midwestern homebuyers helped spark a national increase in real estate sales during April, a sign that demand for housing remains steady despite rising prices and tight inventories. Read more »

Published May 22, 2016

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Poll: Two-thirds of US would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis

Two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with the money to cover a $1,000 emergency, according to an exclusive poll released Thursday, a signal that despite years of recovery from... Read more »

Published May 22, 2016

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G-7 finance leaders seek to reassure on global economy

Finance leaders of major industrial countries meeting in Japan need to find ways to use all the "policy levers" they have to help counter anxiety over global economic prospects, U.S. Treasury... Read more »

Published May 20, 2016

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Diego Rivera painting sells privately for $15.7 million

A Diego Rivera painting has sold privately for $15.7 million, setting a world record price for any Latin American work of art, Phillips auction house said Friday. Read more »

Published May 20, 2016

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Stocks move higher, led by technology and banks

Stocks are climbing in early trading on Friday as traders respond to some encouraging earnings and deal news. The gains were broad. Nine of the 10 sectors of the Standard and Poor's 500 index rose,... Read more »

Published May 20, 2016

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Phil Mickelson to forfeit nearly $1 million in SEC case

Phil Mickelson has agreed to forfeit nearly $1 million that authorities say was unfairly earned on a stock tip from a professional gambler, part of an insider trading probe that resulted in two... Read more »

Published May 19, 2016

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Facebook's CEO meets with conservatives on reported bias

Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday held a wide-ranging discussion with a group of conservative commentators who said afterward the Facebook CEO acknowledged the giant social network has a problem... Read more »

Published May 18, 2016

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Pondering the store's future in an age of web buying

What's the future of the physical store? Read more »

Published May 18, 2016

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Fed's surprise message: June hike likely if economy improves

Catching many investors off guard, the Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday that an interest rate hike in June is likely if the economy keeps improving. Read more »

Published May 18, 2016

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New Google products, services take aim at its biggest rivals

From virtual reality to a new smart-home speaker, Google is showing off just how pervasive it has become even as it's squeezed by its biggest competitors — Facebook, Apple and Amazon. Read more »

Published May 18, 2016

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Sugar tax, spaceports meet pageantry in UK Queen's Speech

Queen Elizabeth II donned an ermine-trimmed robe and diamond-studded crown Wednesday to announce government promises to put Britain at the cutting edge of technology and social progress in the 21st... Read more »

Published May 18, 2016

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Facebook's Zuckerberg meets with conservatives

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting with conservatives, including radio host Glenn Beck, to discuss claims that its "trending topics" feature is biased against their viewpoints. Read more »

Published May 18, 2016

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Overtime pay may become reality for more US workers

More than 4 million U.S. workers will become newly eligible for overtime pay under rules to be issued Wednesday by the Obama administration. Read more »

Published May 17, 2016

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Twitter's 140 character limit _ time to ditch it?

Many Twitter users — and more importantly, the billions more who don't use Twitter — feel constrained by the company's somewhat archaic 140- Read more »

Published May 17, 2016

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Startup wants to put self-driving big rigs on US highways

Picture an 18-wheel truck barreling down the highway with 80,000 pounds of cargo and no one but a robot at the wheel. Read more »

Published May 16, 2016

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Companies propose deep-water wind farms off Hawaii shores

Massive wind turbines could end up floating in deep ocean waters off Hawaii's shores under proposals to bring more renewable energy to the islands. Read more »

Published May 16, 2016

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