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Sears Chairman Wins Bid To Keep The Company Afloat

On Thursday, Sears Holdings Corporation announced ESL Investments, Inc. as the winning bidder.

The Latest: UK reassures Romania about…

Romania's foreign ministry says Britain has offered reassurances that the half a million Romanian citizens in the U.K. can continue living there regardless of the outcome of Brexit.

New York City gives letter grades for food cart cleanliness

New York City's iconic food carts are starting to get health department letter grades, giving on-the-go workers and tourists alike a quick reference for cleanliness and safety

Products made of threatened African wildlife sold at US expo

Photos and video taken by an animal welfare activists at a recent trophy hunting convention show an array of products crafted from the body parts of threatened big-game animals, including elephant leather clothing and furniture

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More lenient state laws could chill low-alcohol…

Beer snobs in states where grocers could offer only low-alcohol brands are raising their mugs to stronger brews thanks to updated laws that could indirectly chill the industry in two others where such regulations remain

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's twists on Russia, shutdown…

AP FACT CHECK: In Trump's Washington, a week of half-truths, changed stories and fabrications

Fireball at illegal Mexico pipeline tap kills 66…

Forensic experts are attempting to separate and count charred heaps of corpses in central Mexico after a massive fireball erupted at an illegal pipeline tap, killing at least 66

Pacific Rim trade bloc meets in Tokyo, prepping…

Trade ministers of a Pacific Rim trade bloc have geared up to roll out and expand the market-opening initiative at a meeting in Tokyo, reaffirming their commitment to open and free trade and inviting new membership

UK's Labour Party seeks 'frank' debate on Brexit…

Britain's Labour Party is calling for an "open and frank debate" on the government's stalled Brexit plan but still won't meet with Prime Minister Theresa May

Arizona is only state where tribes avoid Medicaid…

About 120,000 Arizonans who receive Medicaid benefits will have to get a job, do community service or temporarily lose health coverage

Warm welcome for ABB Formula E in Davos

Travel industry fears damage from a long…

Travel industry and economists fear damage from a prolonged government shutdown

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The Latest: TSA adds personnel to Newark, N.J., airport

Travel industry and economists fear damage from a prolonged government shutdown

The Latest: Canadian PM discusses China actions…

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to German Chancellor Angela Merkel about China's actions against Canada and the importance of the rules-based international order to ensure the confidence of the international business community

Dior pulls the stars in conveyor-belt menswear…

The sheer scale of Dior menswear designer Kim Jones' pop-up venue meant only one thing: that he was competing for show of the season at Paris Fashion Week

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Stocks keep climbing as hopes for US-China trade…

U.S. stocks surge to their fourth weekly gain in a row as investors grow more optimistic about trade talks between the U.S. and China

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stocks in the U.S. and Europe jumped Friday as renewed hopes for progress in trade talks between the U.S. and China helped the markets finish the week with another strong gain

VF, CVS Health and JB Hunt jump while Netflix falls

VF, CVS Health and JB Hunt Transportation climb while Netflix and Tesla skid

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Markets Right Now: Stocks gain as US-China trade hopes rise

US stocks are closing higher as investors get more hopeful about the state of the US-China trade dispute and industrial and technology companies rise