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German factory production drops in Oct as economy struggles

Germany's Federal Statistical Office says the country's factory production dropped in October in another sign Europe's largest economy is struggling

Uber reports more than 3,000 sexual assaults on 2018 rides

In a long anticipated safety report, ride-sharing giant Uber says more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during its U

Veteran producer of 'WarGames,' 'Blue Bloods…

A veteran television producer and entertainment executive whose credits included “Starsky and Hutch" and current drama series “Blue Bloods" has died

Energy company leaves debris in Michigan, delays report

A Canadian-based energy transportation company's preparation of a proposed tunnel that would house a petroleum pipeline caused a borehole to collapse in Michigan, which left debris in the waterway

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Watchdog faults rushed EPA rulemaking on glider…

A federal watchdog says the Trump administration moved to exempt a type of super-polluting cargo truck from clean air rules without conducting a federally mandated study on how it would impact public health

DHS retreats on possible facial screening of US…

The Homeland Security Department says it has no plans to force U

Wedding planning sites change policies on slave…

Four major companies used for wedding planning are revising content that promotes former slave plantations as venues

Officials investigating aggregate spill in Detroit River

Michigan officials are investigating a spill of an unknown volume of construction aggregate material into the Detroit River from an industrial site with a history of environmental contamination

Correction: Climate Talks-Goodbye US? story

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US jobs data to give clues to economy amid trade uncertainty

US jobs data for November to provide insight into economy’s health at a time of uncertainty

Tennessee high court rules against paper in defamation case

The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled that a newspaper cannot use the state's fair report privilege law as a shield against a defamation lawsuit for a story based on a one-on-one interview

Boeing tries to reassure airline industry leaders…

Boeing is pushing forward with a campaign to convince industry officials that the 737 Max will be safe

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Kroger, Sage take losses while Five Below, Acadia advance

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily: Kroger and Sage take losses while Five Below and Acadia advance

CEO: Virgin Galactic marks 'incredible' year of…

The CEO of Virgin Galactic says the space tourism venture is on the verge of making more history in 2020 following an “incredible” year of progress

Firefighters battle hot spots at Georgia peanut warehouse

The CEO for a Georgia cooperative that produces peanut oil says a fire at the cooperative's Coffee County plant was contained to one warehouse and operations at the plant are being restarted

Amazon blaming Trump over Pentagon contract loss…

Amazon is arguing in a court case that President Donald Trump's bias against the company harmed its chances at winning a $10 billion Pentagon contract

Judge: Turkish bank can't deny knowledge of criminal charges

A judge cited “extraordinary” meetings including top U

Long awaited indoor ski slope debuts at New…

An indoor ski slope that has been the most visible feature of the long-delayed American Dream megamall in New Jersey has finally opened

Nissan gives workers 2 unpaid days off as US sales slump

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US report: Prescription drug prices down slightly…

A government report says prices for prescription drugs edged down 1% last year, driven by declines for generics and slow growth for brand-name medications

California to protect insurance policies in…

California has ordered insurance companies to stop dropping customers who live in areas affected by recent wildfires

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Judge upholds arbitration in Las Vegas newspaper…

A Nevada judge has upheld an arbitrator’s finding in a legal battle over one of the few remaining U

Saudi Aramco plans $25.6B share sale in biggest…

Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company Aramco is laying the groundwork for the biggest ever initial public offering of stock