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Minnesota's $5B case over 3M chemicals heads to…

Minnesota officials will soon try to convince a jury that manufacturer 3M Co. should pay the state $5 billion to help clean up environmental damage

'A nightmare': Banker tells tale of Latvian…

Allegations of corruption and Russian money laundering have come right to the front door of the powerful European Central Bank, which oversees monetary policy for 19 countries.

Waymo Gets Approval To Launch A Commercial…

Arizona gave the "OK" for Waymo to operate as a transportation network company like Uber or Lyft.

Report: California pot growers lagging in getting licenses

A report from a marijuana industry group says less than 1 percent of California's known pot growers have been licensed nearly two months after the drug became legal

The Latest: Latvian central bank chief is…

Latvian state TV say that the country's central bank chief has been released from detention on bail pending an investigation into suspected bribery.

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Turmoil shakes up agency in charge of vast US…

The U.S. agency charged with balancing development and protections for public land has faced upheaval under the Trump administration

China Warns Trump Not To Impose Tariffs On Its…

President Trump ordered a review of metal imports on the basis of national security.

Spanish finance minister backed for leading ECB…

Eurozone finance ministers have endorsed their Spanish counterpart Luis de Guindos for the coveted post of European Central Bank vice president, after Ireland withdrew the only other candidate

APNewsBreak: Consumers Energy to stop burning…

APNewsBreak: CEO says Michigan-based Consumers Energy will stop using coal to generate electricity by 2040

As 'Black Panther' shows, inclusion pays at the…

As the record-setting debut of 'Black Panther' shows, inclusivity is paying off at the box office, and often paying off big time

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Banker: "Nightmare" dodging extortion attempts in Latvia

Norvik bank has filed an international legal complaint against Latvia in which it alleges that a "Senior Latvian Official" repeatedly sought "to extort monetary bribes," and threatened the bank when its owner refused to pay up

Gorsuch deciding vote in key labor union funding…

Justice Neil Gorsuch holds the deciding vote in a coming Supreme Court case that could affect the financial viability of unions that are major supporters of Democratic candidates and causes

Israeli gas company announces $15B export deal with Egypt

An Israeli energy company has announced a $15 billion deal to supply natural gas to Egypt, in the largest export agreement to date for Israel's nascent natural gas industry

European shares drift lower as traders take a…

European shares drifted lower Monday as investors paused for breath following a sizeable rally last week.

Latvia starts criminal probe of its central bank…

Latvia's anti-corruption agency says it suspects the nation's central bank chief of demanding and receiving bribes of at least 100,000 euros ($125,000) and has started a criminal investigation against him.

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