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Doubts over merger of London Stock Exchange, Deutsche Boerse
LONDON (AP) -- The London Stock Exchange's merger with Deutsche Boerse has been thrown into doubt after the LSE decided it couldn't comply with last-minute conditions imposed by European regulators....

Report warns of state money fallout from health law repeal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A sobering report to governors about the potential consequences of repealing the Obama-era health care law warns that federal spending cuts probably would create funding gaps for states and threaten many people with the loss of insurance coverage....

GOP tax plans could eliminate popular tax breaks
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Republicans say they want to lower taxes and get rid of loopholes to make up the lost revenue, they're talking about eliminating some very popular tax breaks enjoyed by millions of people....

Buffett's bite of Apple even bigger than was thought
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Warren Buffett says he's investing heavily in Apple, believing that once consumers begin using the company's products they aren't likely to stop....

Boscov's chairman remembered as energetic businessman
READING, Pa. (AP) -- Late department store chairman Albert Boscov was remembered as an energetic businessman, a caring person and a tireless cheerleader for the city he loved....

1st senior Chinese official visits Washington in Trump era
BEIJING (AP) -- China is sending its first senior official to visit the United States since President Donald Trump took office, amid uncertainties over trade relations and new security tensions in east Asia....

EU boosts North Korea sanctions in line with UN
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union is boosting its sanctions against North Korea in line with a U.N. Security Council Resolution following another nuclear test in September last year....

China arrests 800 in crackdown on underground banking
BEIJING (AP) -- More than 800 people have been arrested in a crackdown on unlicensed banking operations as Beijing tries to stem outflows of money from the country, the police ministry says....

Samsung delays its new phone, and showcases tablets instead
NEW YORK (AP) -- Samsung's product showcase Sunday is notable for what's missing: a new flagship phone....

Asia economies hold trade pact talks after Trump dumps TPP
TOKYO (AP) -- Negotiators from 16 Asian countries are meeting in the Japanese port city of Kobe this week for talks on a regional trade pact seen as a rival to the Trans-Pacific Partnership rejected by U.S. President Donald Trump....

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