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Zuckerberg meeting with EU parliament leaders to…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have Tuesday's meeting with the leaders of the European parliament about the data protection scandal that has engulfed his company open the public through web streaming

Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war…

Asian stock markets are trading higher as investors cheer the outcome of the trade negotiations between the United States and China to put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty in global trade

US, China putting trade war on hold after…

The world's two biggest economies are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after making progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with China

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International military company to be based in New Hampshire

A multinational company that develops and builds equipment for military use worldwide is choosing Portsmouth, New Hampshire, as its U.S. headquarters

Average price of US gas jumps 10 cents, to $3 a gallon

The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. jumped 10 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.00

UAE to loosen visa rules for investors and innovators

The United Arab Emirates, home to financial hubs Abu Dhabi and Dubai, is loosening its residency laws and will grant long-term visas for up to 10 years to investors and highly-skilled professionals

Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid…

Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation's most popular mountain rivers

The Latest: Mnuchin says US-China putting trade war on hold

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. and China are "putting the trade war on hold" after two days of talks that he says produced meaningful progress

Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year

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Eels break records in Maine, where they sell for…

America's only significant state fishery for baby eels has blown past records for value as high demand from overseas aquaculture companies is driving prices to new heights

Company says gas leak caused explosion at Houston-area plant

Officials say a gas leak caused an explosion and brief flash fire at a chemical plant near Houston, resulting in non-life threatening injuries to nearly two dozen workers

Scholar: Dumping fossil fuels by 2050 needed to save climate

A prominent American economist says getting rid of fossil fuels by mid-century and switching to renewable energy sources and nuclear power offers the best chance of meeting the climate change targets set out by the Paris accord

Markle's bridal gown work of Givenchy's Clare…

British designer Clare Waight Keller is behind the silk boat-necked bridal gown Meghan Markle wore for her church wedding ceremony with Prince Harry

New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to sit…

New policy at Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit, use restrooms

High-tech, sphere-shaped arena coming to Las…

An 18,000-seat, sphere-shaped venue that will host concerts and other entertainment events on the Las Vegas Strip will break ground this summer

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Panda Beer anyone? Craft beers flow in…

Hundreds of craft beer enthusiasts, investors and brewers are attending an exhibition in Shanghai dedicated to expanding the palette of Chinese consumers and promoting sales of high-end brews

Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from…

In 10 days of dramatic political developments, none has transfixed Malaysians more than the sight of truckloads of boxes of Hermes Birkin handbags and luggage filled with cash and jewelry being seized from apartments linked to the former prime minister

Phone data-leak company: No record of…

Phone data-leak company: No record of location-data abuse