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Work messaging service Slack's value jumps after…

Shares of work messaging platform Slack rose after it started trading under the ticker "WORK."

Trump, Canada's Trudeau talk trade at White House…

President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sought to demonstrate a united front Thursday in the uphill effort to get a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement over the finish line

Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt in runoff for UK prime…

Britain's next prime minister will be a man in his 50s who went to Oxford University _ either Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt, the two finalists selected in a race to lead the governing Conservative Party

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Energy stocks swing with economic signals, Mideast tensions

Energy stocks slipped over sliding oil prices in the second quarter as trade disputes threatened economic growth and crimped demand

US stocks climb, sending S&P 500 within range of…

Gains in technology and energy companies are helping drive stocks broadly higher on Wall Street, nudging the S&P 500 index on track for a new high

New EU summit likely as bloc is split over who…

European Union leaders are struggling to bridge deep differences over who should be appointed to some of the bloc's most prestigious jobs, and appear likely to have to call yet another summit in coming days to sort out the top posts

A glance at US mortgage rates: little changed; 30-year 3.84%

Long-term US mortgage rates were little changed this week. The key 30-year, fixed-rate loan hovered around an average 3.8% for the third straight week.

Bank of England to mull access for likes of Facebook's Libra

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is open to the idea of letting new payment services such as Facebook's upcoming Libra hold funds with the central bank _ something previously limited to commercial banks.

Walmart to pay $138M over Brazil corruption

Walmart has agreed to pay $138 million to settle a Justice Department claim that it and a Brazilian subsidiary violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

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Waymo teams up with Renault, Nissan on robotaxis…

Google's driverless car spinoff joins forces with Renault, Nissan to work on its first ride-hailing service outside the US

US long-term mortgage rates little changed…

U.S. long-term mortgage rates were little changed this week. The key 30-year, fixed-rate loan hovered around an average 3.8% for the third straight week.

Asian nations scramble to contain pig disease…

Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.6 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic

Israel honors Patriots owner Kraft with warm…

Israel is honoring New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with the 2019 Genesis Prize for his philanthropy and commitment to combatting anti-Semitism

Sheer spectacle: Paris is the real star of…

Paris, in all its splendor and architectural beauty, was the star of Paris Fashion Week Thursday as houses put on elaborate outdoor displays in some of the city's most iconic squares.

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Markets Right Now: Stocks gain, approaching another record

An early surge on the stock market put the S&P 500 index within range of another record high.

Mother sperm whale and baby dead in fishing net off Italy

An Italian environmental group says a mother sperm whale and its baby have died after becoming tangled in a fishing net in the Tyrrhenian Sea off Italy's western coast

The Latest: Russian private military contractors…

President Vladimir Putin says that Russian private military contractors have been active in Syria, adding that they don't represent the Russian state