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Facebook chief to face EU questions over user…

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users

Last Thing Investors in U.K. Assets Need Is an…

May.22 -- BlackRock Global Chief Investment Strategist Richard Turnill discusses British politics, Bank of England monetary policy and U.K. assets. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance."

China cutting auto import taxes as of July 1

China to slash auto import duties as of July 1 following promises to buy more U.S. goods and end restrictions on foreign ownership in the industry

French public service workers strike again over job cuts

French public services workers have gone on strike as part of their protest a government plan to cut 120,000 jobs by 2022.

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Women cite 'grass ceiling' in male-dominated weed…

Women have made inroads in the male-dominated cannabis business, but they face a "grass ceiling" as the industry grows and becomes more mainstream.

US hikes tariffs on Chinese steel exported via Vietnam

The U.S. government has hiked tariffs on steel products from Vietnam that were made with materials from China and that Washington said evaded anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel

Vegas casino workers to vote on strike that could…

Tens of thousands of Las Vegas casino workers whose contracts expire next week are planning to vote on whether to go on strike

New York Stock Exchange names first female leader

The New York Stock Exchange has named its first female leader in the history of the 226-year-old exchange

US clings to health coverage gains despite…

US clings to health coverage gains despite Trump's attempts to repeal 'Obamacare'

Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

Asian markets have mostly declined after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government

Microsoft pledges to extend EU data rights…

Microsoft says it's committing to giving users worldwide the same data and privacy rights being offered to Europeans under new regulations there

The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

AP Investigation: A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and a senior adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for hundreds of millions in defense contracts from the United Arab Emirates

Consumer Reports raises concerns over Tesla Model…

Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a harsh ride stopped Tesla's Model 3 mass-market electric car from getting a recommended buy rating from Consumer Reports

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Social media under microscope in emotive Irish…

Debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion

US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies…

The Trump administration is demanding that Iran make wholesale changes in its existing military and regional policies or face unprecedented sweeping new sanctions

Restaurant group negotiating to buy out Mario…

The restaurant group co-owned by Mario Batali says amid sexual misconduct allegations that it has been "actively negotiating" to buy out the celebrity chef

Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with…

President Donald Trump praises latest trade talks with China, declaring that "barriers and tariffs" with Beijing will "come down for the first time."