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Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street gains

Asian stocks were mixed after Wall Street gained as investors looked ahead to this week's gathering of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Record $417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder…

A Los Angeles jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in a case to a woman who claimed in lawsuit that the talc in its iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene

Kurtz: Bannon's war with the media

'MediaBuzz' host Howard Kurtz weighs in on the announcement that chief strategist Steve Bannon will be leaving the Trump administration

At $22.6 Million, This Car Has Just Become The…

Move over Jaguar! The Aston Martin DBR1 is now the most expensive British car ever auctioned off!

Officials: 33 people injured in train crash at station

Authorities say 33 people have been injured in a train crash at a station in suburban Philadelphia

LA Times ousts editor-publisher and other top…

The Los Angeles Times' parent company is bringing in a new publisher, editor and other top newsroom managers in a shake-up it says is part of a plan to move one of the nation's flagship newspapers more quickly into the digital age

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Feds say brake problems preceded derailment in…

Federal investigators say crews encountered air brake problems before a freight train derailed in Pennsylvania earlier this month, causing hazardous material to ignite and forcing residents from their homes

These Are Most Expensive Travel Days of the Year

The CEO of FareCompare tells us which two days of the year are the worst to fly. Elizabeth Keatinge (@elizkeatinge) has more.

BHP Billiton returns to black with $6.7 billion profit

Anglo-Australian miner, BHP Billiton, has reported a return to black with a $6.7 billion annual profit a year after the company's worst ever full-year result and says it wants to sell its U.S. shale oil assets

Boeing, Northrop get contracts for nuclear missile work

Air Force picks Boeing and Northrop to continue work on long-range nuclear missile program

Google to serve next version of Android as 'Oreo"

An upcoming update to Google's Android software finally has a name: Oreo

Sempra makes a big splash, buying Oncor

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Trump won places drowning in despair. Can he save…

In a pro-Trump county gripped by addiction and despair, the president's supporters now have differing degrees of faith that he can help turn things around as promised

Sempra Energy bids $9.45B for Oncor, topping…

Sempra Energy says it's buying Texas power transmitter Oncor for $9.45B in cash, wresting it away from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway

Russian flight attendant sues airline for…

A Moscow court is due to rule on Tuesday in the case of a flight attendant who is suing Russia's flagship airline Aeroflot for taking her off the sought-after long-haul international flights because of her looks

Liz Weston: The 3 biggest money decisions you'll…

The choices you make about education, marriage and homeownership can greatly improve your odds of building financial stability

SOCAR: Azerbaijan remains committed to the OPEC deal

Herbalife held unsuccessful sale talks

Herbalife says it was recently in talks with a financial institution to become a private company, but those discussions ended last week

Korea tensions keep a lid on global markets

World stocks are mostly lower as joint U.S. and South Korean military drills keep markets on edge and investors await a key meeting of central bankers later this week

SOCAR planning to increase gas production in coming years

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China's Great Wall considers bid for Fiat…

Spokespeople for Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motors say it is considering making a bid to buy Fiat Chrysler's Jeep unit, in a possible ambitious new step onto the global stage for China's fast-growing auto brands

Aldi aims for late fall grand opening in Wareham