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Tue Jun 18 4 per week
Big Company News {AP}
Amazon adds more jets to its growing fleet
NEW YORK (AP) Amazon's fleet of jets is getting bigger.
35 mins ago | AP site

Stocks surge after Trump says he'll meet with Xi next week
NEW YORK (AP) Stocks rose sharply on Wall Street Tuesday as traders cheered news that the leaders of the U.S. and China will meet face-to-face next week to discuss their long-running trade dispute.
44 mins ago | AP site

Trump says he'll talk trade with Xi next week in Japan
WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump says he'll hold trade talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week at a summit of nations in Japan.
1 hr ago | AP site

French government unveils 'tough' reform of jobless benefits
PARIS (AP) French President Emmanuel Macron's government has unveiled plans to make it more difficult for the unemployed to claim benefits.
3 hrs ago | AP site

China suspends imports from Canadian pork company
BEIJING (AP) China will halt imports from a Canadian company after food safety issues were detected in one batch of pork, the Xinhua state news agency reported Tuesday, a move likely to fuel speculation that China is retaliating against Canada for arresting a Chinese tech executive.
5 hrs ago | AP site

Fire triggers pollution concerns at US Steel coke plant
The second fire in six months at U.S. Steel's massive coke plant outside Pittsburgh knocked a key pollution control system offline for nearly 16 hours Monday, prompting a health warning for residents and stern words from the region's top elected official.
13 hrs ago | AP site

Sotheby's sold! French-Israeli billionaire pays $3.7 billion
NEW YORK (AP) The 275-year-old auction house Sotheby's is being sold to a French Israeli businessman for about $3.7 billion.
16 hrs ago | AP site

Small media company to run Sports Illustrated for new owner
NEW YORK (AP) The company that recently bought Sports Illustrated has found someone to run it: a small media company called Maven.
16 hrs ago | AP site

Is Elon Musk closing troublesome Twitter account or teasing?
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Tesla CEO Elon Musk abruptly revealed that he is closing the popular Twitter account that has repeatedly landed him in legal trouble, but then proceeded to keep it open long after announcing he had deleted it.
17 hrs ago | AP site

Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, jeans queen, dies at 95
NEW YORK (AP) Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her extraordinary life as the "poor little rich girl" of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and multiple marriages and reigned during the 1970s and '80s as a designer jeans pioneer, died Monday at the age of 95.
20 hrs ago | AP site

Huawei founder says revenue will be billions below forecast
SHENZHEN, China (AP) Huawei's founder likened his company to a badly damaged plane Monday and said revenues will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years.
1 day ago | AP site

Escrow tops NHL players' list of concerns ahead of CBA talks
Jonathan Toews says he just wants his contract to be worth what it says on paper.
2 days ago | AP site

2020 race brings free college back to the national stage
After receding from the national stage, the free college movement is resurfacing as a central rallying point for Democrats as they set their sights on the White House.
2 days ago | AP site

Franchise fatigue continues with 'Men in Black' and 'Shaft
LOS ANGELES (AP) Brand familiarity isn't everything when it comes to attracting audiences to the multiplex, and Hollywood is learning that lesson the hard way this summer with a slew of underperforming sequels and reboots. That so-called franchise fatigue came to a head this weekend with the releases of "Men in Black: International" and "Shaft."
2 days ago | AP site

Will it work? Glitzy casino opening on industrial waterfront
EVERETT, Mass. (AP) A $28 million statue of Popeye by the artist Jeff Koons. Luxury, "European-style" water shuttles.
2 days ago | AP site

Target's tech trouble clogs stores with long checkout lines
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A glitch stalled checkout lines at Target stores worldwide Saturday, exasperating shoppers and potentially eating into sales at a prime time for retailers, the day before Father's Day.
3 days ago | AP site

Turkey slams southern EU nations on drilling bid off Cyprus
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) Turkey on Saturday criticized southern European Union nations for urging the EU to consider action against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights.
3 days ago | AP site

Ivanka Trump, Kushner took in as much as $135M last year
NEW YORK (AP) Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner took in as much as $135 million in revenue during their second year as aides to President Donald Trump, generated from their vast real estate holdings, stocks and bonds and even a book deal, according to their financial disclosures released Friday.
3 days ago | AP site

Stocks post small losses; investors look ahead to Fed
NEW YORK (AP) Stocks ended a choppy week of trading with modest losses Friday as investors look forward to getting more clues about the direction of interest rates.
4 days ago | AP site

Major oil companies commit to carbon pricing at Vatican
VATICAN CITY (AP) Some of the world's major oil producers pledged Friday to support "economically meaningful" carbon pricing regimes after a personal appeal from Pope Francis to avoid "perpetrating a brutal act of injustice" against the poor and future generations.
4 days ago | AP site