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GPS device-maker Garmin reeling after Kansas…

GPS device-maker Garmin is reeling from the death of one of its workers in suburban Kansas City

Agency plans to award Mexico border wall…

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it plans to start awarding contracts by mid-April for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall

Legalized Marijuana Industry Expected To Create…

The legalized marijuana industry is growing more than pot. Analysts say it could create over a quarter of a million jobs while other industries decline.

Italy vows to be ready in time to host G-7 in…

Italy is promising all be ready for the G-7 summit, to be held in the stunning setting of Sicily in late May, even as construction awaits its start

France opens full fake jobs inquiry into…

The French financial prosecutor's office has decided to open a judicial inquiry into the case of allegedly fictive jobs dogging conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon

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US stocks eke out last-minute gain as utilities…

US stocks make small gains as utility and phone companies rise

Greece's Tsipras: the era of austerity is over

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras paints a positive picture of future reforms Greece has agreed to take after its current third international bailout ends, insisting they mark an end to austerity

New Jersey OKs gas pipeline through protected…

New Jersey environmental regulators have approved a plan to run a natural gas pipeline through a federally protected forest preserve

VW makes $5.4 billion profit in 2016, limits…

Volkswagen says it bounced back into the black in 2016 after suffering a loss the previous year due to the diesel emissions scandal

GOP governors outline health care plan, Medicaid…

Republican governors are sending a clear message to Congress: Don't scrap the health care law without a viable alternative

Correction: Trump-Manufacturing story

Correction: Trump-Manufacturing story

Puerto Rico governor meets with top US officials amid crisis

Puerto Rico's governor has met with the U.S. treasury and health secretaries to seek support in pulling the island out of a deep economic crisis

Montana landowners say government botched arsenic…

Dozens of residents of a southwestern Montana community say federal officials have botched a 34-year environmental cleanup of the toxic metals in their soil, and now they want a shot at removing the contamination

Trump tower opens in Vancouver but the welcome…

A gleaming new Trump International Hotel and Tower that rises above the Vancouver skyline has divided a city famous for its natural beauty and diversity

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J.C. Penney to shut 130-plus stores, offer early…

J.C. Penney says it will close 130 to 140 stores as it aims to improve profitability in the era of online shopping

Report: German spy agency targets foreign…

German weekly Der Spiegel reports that the country's spy agency had at least 50 numbers and email addresses belonging to journalists among its targets for surveillance

Austrian court orders release of Ukrainian…

An Austrian court has ordered that Ukrainian oligarch Dymitro Firtash be released from custody pending decisions on separate U.S. and Spanish extradition requests

Ellen, Wal-Mart give scholarships to school's…

Ellen DeGeneres has handed out college scholarships to the entire senior class of a New York City charter school

China, France overtake US as top German trade…

New statistics show that China and France have overtaken the U.S. as Germany's largest trading partner

Global stocks fall amid Trump trade policy…

Global stock markets fell Friday amid worries that U.S. trade policies could hurt growth and questions about the timing of tax cuts

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Royal Bank of Scotland has lost money for 9…

Royal Bank of Scotland's fourth-quarter loss jumped 62 percent as it set aside more than 4 billion pounds ($5 billion) to cover the costs of misconduct during the financial crisis and targeted a return to profitability in 2018

$9.5 million in penalties in platform blast, Gulf…

An oil industry services company will pay $9.5 million in penalties for Gulf of Mexico safety violations and for pollution from a 2012 offshore platform fire that killed three workers