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  • Shutdown looms; blame game already in full swing January 19, 2018
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported.
    The Associated Press
  • Brexit costs Britain data center for Europe's satnav system January 19, 2018
    BERLIN (AP) — Officials have decided to move a data center for the European Union's new satellite navigation system out of Britain because of Brexit.
    The Associated Press
  • Maybe next time: Cities see failed Amazon bids as trial runs January 19, 2018
    DETROIT (AP) — For some of the 200-plus cities knocked out of the running for Amazon's second headquarters, the effort may turn out to be a trial run for other opportunities. But they're advised to not make the same kind of promises to just anyone.
    The Associated Press
  • US oil output is booming and seen outpacing Saudis, Russia January 19, 2018
    PARIS (AP) — U.S. oil production is booming and is forecast to top that of heavyweight Saudi Arabia and rival Russia this year, a global energy agency said Friday.
    The Associated Press
  • Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco January 19, 2018
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Imagine if cigarettes were no longer addictive and smoking itself became almost obsolete; only a tiny segment of Americans still lit up. That's the goal of an unprecedented anti-smoking plan being carefully fashioned by U.S. health officials.
    The Associated Press

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  • Gains in consumer stocks prop up S&P, Nasdaq January 19, 2018
    (Reuters) - The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq were prodded higher by gains in consumer stocks, while investors played down fears of a looming U.S. government shutdown.
  • Lowe's nominates directors after 'constructive' talks with D.E. Shaw January 19, 2018
    (Reuters) - Home improvement chain Lowe's Cos Inc said it has nominated two independent board members and plans to add a third following "constructive" talks with hedge fund D.E. Shaw Group, which has taken an activist stake, sending shares up 3 percent on Friday.
  • En route to Davos, Macron makes Versailles the place to be January 19, 2018
    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron will host dozens of the world's most powerful business executives at the gilded Palace of Versailles to pitch France Inc before the global elite's annual gathering at Davos.
  • In sign of times, luxury watchmaker Audemars embraces second-hand January 19, 2018
    GENEVA (Reuters) - Swiss luxury watchmaker Audemars Piguet said it would launch a second-hand business this year, becoming the first big brand to announce plans to tap into a fast-growing market for pre-owned premium watches.
  • Exclusive: Trump's coal job push stumbles in most states - data January 19, 2018
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's effort to put coal miners back to work stumbled in most coal producing states last year, even as overall employment in the downtrodden sector grew modestly, according to preliminary government data obtained by Reuters.

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