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Souq.com says Amazon has bought it after $800M…

Mideast's biggest online retailer Souq.com bought by Amazon for undisclosed amount after counteroffer of $800 million

Hotel Chain Will Give You a Refund if You Get…

You can get actually get your money back from a Swedish hotel chain if you get divorced after staying there. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

Waze gets into the order-ahead business with…

Waze's traffic navigation app already shows ads prodding drivers to swing by fast-food joints like Dunkin' Donuts and Taco Bell

East Coast supermarket chain finds talent in…

Global markets mostly higher after Wall Street…

Global stock markets are mostly higher after Wall Street sank on worries the Trump administration might not do as much for businesses as once thought

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Uber Puts the Brakes on Driverless Cars After…

Uber is putting the brakes on its driverless car pilot program after one of its self-driving cars got into a high speed crash in Arizona. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

UK authorities fine Tesco in accounting scandal

Tesco Plc has agreed to pay 214 million pounds ($269 million) in fines and shareholder compensation following an accounting scandal that inflated profits at Britain's biggest supermarket chain in 2014

Self-driving car crash comes amid debate about…

A crash that caused an Uber self-driving SUV to flip onto its side in a Phoenix suburb has served as a stark reminder of the challenges surrounding autonomous vehicles

Tax overhaul effort lacks advantages Reagan…

President Donald Trump faces a much different atmosphere for tax reform than Ronald Reagan did some 30 years ago

Trump takes aim at Obama's efforts to curb global…

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday that will suspend, rescind, or flag for review more than half-a-dozen measures that were part of former President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to curb global warming

American Airlines buys stake in China Southern…

American Airlines has agreed to pay $200 million for a stake in China Southern Airlines, one of the country's three major state-owned carriers

Some state lawmakers seek to protect…

Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access and Planned Parenthood funding, in case they are jeopardized again

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Asian markets mostly higher after Wall Street…

Asian stock markets are mostly higher after Wall Street sank on worries the Trump administration might not do as much for businesses as once thought

'Fearless Girl' statue opposite bull stays…

The popular statue of a young girl staring down Wall Street's famous "Charging Bull" will be allowed to remain through February 2018 instead of being removed this coming Sunday

Turkish pop star, journalists on trial over…

A Turkish pop singer and 28 other people have gone on trial for alleged links to a failed coup attempt, highlighting the gulf between Ankara's assertions that the prosecutions are necessary and international concerns that Turkish democracy is in peril

Manufacturer: Drones should transmit identifier…

The world's largest manufacturer of civilian drones is proposing that the craft transmit identification information to help law enforcement and safety agencies figure out which might belong to rogue operators

Strikes to hit French Guiana as tensions paralyze…

French Guiana faced a nationwide strike Monday over crime and economic difficulties, amid protests that have paralyzed the French territory in South America, halted flights and a rocket launch and prompted a U.S. travel warning

Qatar to invest 5 billion pounds in Britain over 3-5 years

Energy-rich Qatar says it plans to invest 5 billion pounds in British economy within next half decade

Kushner agrees to speak to Senate panel about…

White House: Trump's son-in-law has volunteered to speak with the Senate Intelligence Committee about arranging meetings between the Trump campaign and the Russian ambassador and other officials

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Bitter GOP finger-pointing clouds path for Trump…

President Donald Trump is hoping to drive his priorities forward following the crumbling of the Republican health care bill

Deal reached to end Berlin airport ground staff dispute

A union representing ground staff at Berlin's two airports says it has reached a deal to end a pay dispute that resulted in a string of recent strikes

Trump's health care retreat weighs on global…

President Donald Trump's failure to reform U.S. health care, his first legislative setback since entering the White House in January, weighed on global markets Monday, with many investors cautious about his ability to deliver on his campaign promises