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Saudi Arabia breaks records on oil exports and output for year

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Saudi Arabia boosted oil exports and production last year to the highest monthly averages on record as the global crude market endured oversupply. Exports climbed to 7.65 million barrels a day on average last year, from 7.39 million barrels a day a year earlier, according to...


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Trump team fosters fears he'll adopt alternative economic facts

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. President Donald Trump complains regularly about what he calls “fake news.” What’s got some statisticians worried, though, is the risk of doctored economic data coming from the administration itself. While there are government directives in place to prevent that from happening,...


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'Lego Batman' stays No. 1, conquers 'The Great Wall'

Film Box Office

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Great Wall” was a hit in China. In North America, it was a dud. The most expensive film ever made in China and with a budget of $150 million, “The Great Wall” was intended to prove that the world’s no. 2 movie marketplace could produce Hollywood-sized blockbusters of its own....


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House GOP hails health plan that Democrats call inadequate

Congress Health Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Republicans say their outline for replacing President Barack Obama’s health care law is a pathway to greater flexibility and lower costs for consumers. Democrats see a road to ruin for millions who’d face lost coverage and higher medical expenses, particularly the poor....


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Tribes hope Trump's 'America first' helps first Americans

Trump Tribes

Native Americans are hoping President Donald Trump doesn't forget America's first inhabitants as he promises to put


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Northern Utah day care violations include 6 child walkaways, state data shows

Day care inspections Northern Utah

Six times in the past five years, children have been found by passers-by after wandering out of Northern Utah day care centers, state inspection data shows. Walkaways, lax supervision, choking and hanging hazards, incidents of physical punishment, sanitation lapses and failures in criminal...


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Putting students to work inventing for U.S. military

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The U.S. military usually develops its advanced technology in classified labs staffed by gigantic defense companies. But as the Pentagon looks for new ways to reach out to Silicon Valley, some unexpected characters are getting a shot at the action. The Defense...


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Kraft pulls $143 billion Unilever offer after early interest

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Kraft Heinz Co. withdrew its $143 billion bid for Unilever two days after the approach became public, citing the Anglo-Dutch target’s reluctance to engage in discussions. “Kraft Heinz’s interest was made public at an extremely early stage,” spokesman Michael Mullen said Sunday...


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Expedia, Amazon bet on Britain by hiring, adding office space

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. (Bloomberg) -- As politicians and businesses wrestle with potential changes to U.K. border controls, one of the world’s largest online travel booking companies has decided to double its headcount in London, and it’s not alone in looking to expand. Expedia Inc. will expand its U....


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Kraft pulls $143 billion Unilever offer after early interest

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Kraft Heinz Co. withdrew its $143 billion bid for Unilever two days after the approach became public amid stiff opposition from the Anglo-Dutch target to engage in discussions. “Kraft Heinz’s interest was made public at an extremely early stage,” spokesman Michael Mullen said...


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