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Toyota Is Recalling 3.4 Million Vehicles Worldwide

Around 2.9 million vehicles are affected in the U.S.

China deal might not bail out lobster industry…

American seafood exporters are optimistic that a new trade deal with China will allow them to claw back into one of the world's biggest markets for lobster, but help might not have arrived in time for the biggest day on the calendar

First Alaska retail pot shops get OK to allow…

Two marijuana shops in Alaska have been approved to allow customers to partake on-site

India, Brazil agree to boost ties in IT, biofuel and mining

India and Brazil have agreed to boost trade and investment across a range of fields such as defense, mining, biofuel, cybersecurity, food, the environment and health

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US fines Delta $50,000 for booting off 3 Muslim…

Delta Air Lines is being fined $50,000 for ordering three Muslim passengers off planes after the airline's own security officials cleared them to fly

One year on, Brazilian city haunted by deadly dam collapse

The rupture of mining company Vale’s dam remains raw in a town of 40,000 people that’s trying to lift itself up after the blow

For businesses, virus in China fans fear and…

China’s worst health crisis in years has sparked fear and uncertainty for businesses from North America to Asia that depend on trade in the affected region

Intel, Broadcom rise; Harsco, American Airlines fall

Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Friday: Intel, Broadcom rise; Harsco, American Airlines fall

Opioid victims can begin filing claims against Purdue Pharma

The federal judge overseeing the bankruptcy case of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma set a June 30 deadline to file claims against the company

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Friday as increased fears that an outbreak of a deadly virus could spread more widely rattled markets

US says e-commerce firms need to do more about…

Trump administration officials say e-commerce companies and the government must do more to fight the rise of counterfeit goods

Energy firm withdraws permit application for Oregon pipeline

A Canadian energy company has withdrawn its application for a permit from state authorities in Oregon for a controversial natural gas pipeline and an export terminal on the coast

Walmart tests higher hourly starting wages in 500…

Walmart says it's testing higher wages for new hourly positions at 500 of its U.S. stores as part of an overall strategy to better empower its staff

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Group's video shows suffering at Iowa lawmaker's pig farm

An animal welfare group that gained access to an Iowa lawmaker’s hog farm has posted a video and photos online that show pigs suffering and even dying in what appear to be inhumane conditions

Women come to the defense of a nursing mom at Chick-fil-A

Mothers have come to the defense of a woman who says she was asked to cover up while breastfeeding inside a Chick-fil-A in Georgia

Homeowner: Airbnb guest threw party that trashed island home

The owner of an island home off South Carolina's coast is suing Airbnb

Stocks fall as fears about deadly virus grow; Dow…

Stocks closed with broad losses Friday as increased fears that an outbreak of a deadly virus could spread more widely rattles markets

No criminal charges to be filed in deadly propane…

A Maine company that severed an underground propane line that caused a deadly explosion was cited for violating the state's Dig Safe law but there will be no criminal charges arising from the incident

Amid scandal, 'Africa's richest woman' sells…

The billionaire daughter of a former African leader is shedding some of her investments in Europe after she came under official investigation for alleged money-laundering and corruption

Syrians launch symbolic 'one-pound' campaign to lift morale

A nationwide symbolic campaign has been launched by individuals and institutions to support the Syrian pound as the war-torn country's currency has hit record lows

London police to use face scan tech, stoking…

London's police force says it will start using live facial recognition cameras in operational deployments, in a major advance for the controversial technology

Greece: Government websites hit by cyberattack

The Greek government says the official state websites of the prime minister, the national police and fire service and several important ministries were briefly disabled by a cyberattack but have been restored

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Germany says UK will face costs from Brexit

German finance minister says he is confident that his country won’t suffer from Brexit

UK investigates Takeaway.com-Just Eat food delivery merger

British regulators have opened an initial investigation into a merger between U.K.-based food delivery company Just Eat and its Dutch rival Takeaway

Thunberg brushes off mockery from US finance chief

Climate activist Greta Thunberg has brushed off criticism and mockery from U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin