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Saudi prince's ambitions hinge on triumphant…

Saudi Arabia is expected to set a new record on Wednesday with the sale of a sliver of Aramco, the state-owned oil company valued at $1.7 trillion

Ex-Fed Chair Volcker dies, tamed inflation with…

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker has died at age 92

Liz Weston: How employers help workers save for rainy days

Companies are experimenting with employee emergency fund programs to help workers meet unexpected expenses

EU approves state aid to develop car batteries industry

The European Union has approved 3

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UnitedHealth plans bargain bid for Diplomat Pharmacy

UnitedHealth plans to acquire Diplomat Pharmacy at a steep discount about a month after the specialty drug provider said it may not be able to make its debt payments

Official: China hopes for US trade pact as tariff…

A Chinese official says Beijing wants prompt settlement of its trade war with Washington

Boy on hospital floor dominates Britain's…

A 4-year-old boy in a Spider-Man top lying on a hospital floor has taken center stage in the British election campaign

Celadon, major Indiana-based trucker, files for bankruptcy

An Indiana trucking company with nearly 4,000 employees says it filed for bankruptcy and will shut down all operations, just days after two former officials were charged in a fraud scheme

Putin sits down with new Ukraine leader for first…

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's president have met for the first time at a summit in Paris to find a way to end the five years of fighting in eastern Ukraine

London offers winter warmers with a festive flavor

Mulled wine, warm spiced cider or a hot toddy have long been a British staple during winter

Stocks slip as investors weigh outlook for…

Shares in Europe and Wall Street futures are down on Monday after a day of gains in Asia

Austria's ban on weedkiller glyphosate hits roadblock

Austria's government says a ban on the weedkiller glyphosate can't take effect on Jan

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German exports rise in October, defying expectations

German exports posted a second consecutive month-on-month increase in October, defying economists' expectations of a slight decline

Concerned EU weighs response to Turkey-Libya…

The EU's top diplomat said some member countries are concerned over a Turkey-Libya maritime border deal that could give Ankara access to more Mediterranean undersea resources

Traffic jams cripple Paris as pension strikes…

Paris commuters are inching to work through massive traffic jams because of national strikes that have shut down public transport

Big investors up call for governments to take climate action

More than 600 institutional investors managing a whopping $37 trillion in client assets are calling for governments to step up their efforts against climate change

Lufthansa selling European catering business to gategroup

Lufthansa is selling the European business of its catering and services subsidiary LSG Group to Switzerland-based gategroup for an undisclosed amount

North Korea opens mountain spa, ski resort in…

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un opened a mountain spa and ski resort that's intended for people to enjoy “high civilization under socialism

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, GOP misfires on Ukraine…

An AP Fact Check finds that President Donald Trump and his GOP allies are distorting the facts on the Ukraine matter and the Russia probe as Democrats speed toward impeaching him

Japan economy marks 4th straight quarter of…

Japan reports its economy expanded at a faster than earlier estimated   annual rate of 1

State AGs look to head off T-Mobile-Sprint deal…

T-Mobile is about to face 14 state attorneys general in court in defense of its attempt to buy Sprint for $26

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The Associated Press has withdrawn its story about the United States' economic outlook because the report has an embargo of 12:01 a

Saudi restaurants no longer need to segregate…

Saudi Arabia has taken another step toward upending decades of conservative restrictions by removing required partitions and separate entrances at restaurants that had kept women and single men segregated

Average US price of gas drops 1 penny per gallon to $2.65

The average U