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Cambridge Analytica Files For Bankruptcy

According to several reports, the data firm filed for voluntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the U.S. on Thursday.

US, China agree to cut American trade deficit

United States and China agree to reduce massive US trade deficit, but no numerical target set

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

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Trucking company owner 'saddened' by fatal school…

The owner of a trucking company whose dump truck collided with a school bus on a New Jersey highway says he's "deeply saddened" by the accident, which killed a student and a teacher and injured more than 40 others

Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite…

Gay-rights advocates are divided on a potential marriage between one of the corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes and North Carolina, where they say discrimination remains despite efforts to end a boycott over the so-called bathroom bill.

Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade…

Beijing is showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US in Washington

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Missouri lawmakers approve measure regulating fake meat

Missouri lawmakers have approved legislation that bans companies from labeling lab-grown meat products or meat substitutes as meat

Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House…

Conservatives scuttle bill that combines stricter work and job training requirements for food stamp recipients with a renewal of farm subsidies.

Dismissal upheld in suit over Viacom payments to Redstone

Delaware's Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of a shareholder lawsuit challenging Viacom Inc.'s payment of more than $13 million in compensation to company founder and former chairman Sumner Redstone

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

The major U.S. stock indexes finished mixed Friday as declines in banks and technology companies offset gains elsewhere in the market

Hasbro trademarks Play-doh's scent: Sweet…

Hasbro has trademarked the scent of Play-doh

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US stock indexes cap choppy trading week with a…

Despite a choppy week of trading and a mixed finish for U.S. stocks, the market extended its recent streak of relative calm Friday

PayPal, Deere rise; Campbell Soup, Applied Materials fall

PayPal, Deere rise; Campbell Soup, Applied Materials fall

What rising interest rates mean for savers, borrowers

Interest rates are on the rise, and that can be a good or bad thing depending on whether you're saving or borrowing

Putin says Russian gas shipments via Ukraine may…

Russia's President Vladimir Putin said Friday that gas supplies to Europe via Ukraine may continue even after the launch of a new prospective Germany-bound pipeline under the Baltic Sea

Trudeau touts Canada's AI credentials at MIT tech…

Canadian computer scientists helped pioneer the field of artificial intelligence before it was a buzzword, and now Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hoping to capitalize on their intellectual lead

Tulsa-based Williams buys all shares of unit in $10.5B deal

A Tulsa-based natural gas company has agreed to acquire all public equity of its subsidiary

Markets Right Now: Mixed finish for US stocks on Wall Street

It was a mixed finish on Wall Street as declines in banks and technology companies offset gains elsewhere in the market.

Prosecutors in Poland probe sewage dump into Baltic bay

Prosecutors on Poland's Baltic coast have opened a probe into potential damage to the environment of the Bay of Gdansk after the sewage system in this coast city malfunctioned and the refuse was dumped into the bay

New Mexico adds 3 rigs as national count rises by 1 to 1,046

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by one this week to 1,046

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Billionaire Tom Steyer gets Michigan renewable…

Michigan's two dominant utilities have committed to increase the power they produce from wind and other renewable sources to 25 percent by 2030 under pressure from billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer

Recalls this week: chain saws, crayons, pottery wheels

Recalls this week include: chain saws, crayons, pottery wheels, playground slides

Italian stocks and bonds roiled by populist…

The anti-establishment 5-Star movement has opened voting by its rank-and-file on a program with the right-wing League that could clear the way to Italy's first populist government