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Greece calls on Germany to ease budget demands

Greece's government calls on Germany to drop what it described as "irrational" budget demands in Greece's bailout program, a day after agreeing with European creditors to resume talks on introducing new reforms

Global stocks turn higher on strong economic…

Global stock markets are mostly higher after surveys pointed to robust economic growth in Europe and Japan, regions that have stagnated in recent years

In Trump's future looms a familiar shutdown threat

Add a potential government shutdown to President Donald Trump's growing roster of headaches

Court considers constitutionality of Ohio…

A federal appeals court plans to consider arguments over the constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection process as the state hopes to start carrying out executions once again

Milo Yiannopoulos resigns as editor of Breitbart…

Milo Yiannopoulos has resigned as editor of Breitbart Tech after coming under fire from other conservatives over comments on sexual relationships between boys and older men

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Azerbaijan's leader names his wife as 1st vice…

Azerbaijan's president has appointed his wife as the first vice president of the ex-Soviet nation

Eurozone economy seen running at near 6-year high

A survey has found that economic growth in the 19-country eurozone accelerated in February to reach the strongest pace in nearly six years

HSBC warns of risks to world economic growth as…

London-based bank HSBC reports that its annual profit slumped following a year it said would be remembered for "unexpected economic and political events" and warned of risks in 2017 to the global economy's continuing recovery

Asian stocks higher after Wall Street long weekend

Asian stock markets are mostly higher as investors look ahead to Fed minutes following a three-day weekend for Wall Street

Wells Fargo fires 4 senior managers in sales…

Wells Fargo's board of directors said it is firing four senior managers as part of its investigation into the bank's sales practices scandal

Uber to investigate sexual harassment claim by…

Uber's CEO has ordered an investigation into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer who said her future with the company evaporated when she complained about advances from her boss

Deal hunger sends food stocks higher; US indexes…

US stocks climb higher as major indexes continue to set all-time highs

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Bailout negotiators get go-ahead to return to…

Greece and its European creditors agreed Monday to resume talks on what economic reforms the country must make next in order to get the money it needs to avoid bankruptcy and a potential exit from the euro this summer

Merkel appeals court order to reveal chats with…

The German government is appealing a court order requiring it to provide information about any background briefings Chancellor Angela Merkel has with journalists

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

"The Lego Batman Movie" commanded the Presidents Day weekend box office, staying No. 1 for the second straight week, while the China-oriented "The Great Wall" failed to show much muscle in North America

Unilever shares slide after Kraft Heinz withdraws…

Shares in Unilever, the owner of brands like Hellman's, Lipton, and Knorr, are down sharply after rival Kraft Heinz withdrew a $143 billion takeover offer

House GOP hails health plan that Democrats call…

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

United, American begin selling cheaper…

United Airlines and American Airlines are selling new, cheaper 'basic economy' fares on flights to and from a few big airports

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SpaceX launches rocket from NASA's historic moon…

SpaceX has launched its first rocket from NASA's historic moon pad

The fiduciary rule and you

The "fiduciary rule," a measure proposed to protect retirement account investors, has been delayed, but here's what you need to know about it now

Yahoo salvages Verizon deal with $350 million…

The two biggest security breaches in internet history will cost Yahoo at least $350 million