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With catcalls and applause, Cannes debates rise of Netflix
CANNES, France (AP) -- This year's Cannes Film Festival has been a sprawling, international referendum on Netflix, with votes registered in catcalls and applause, and some of the biggest names in cinema staking out their positions....

Clariant, Huntsman, latest chemical makers seeking to merge
GENEVA (AP) -- Swiss specialty chemicals maker Clariant and Texas' Huntsman Corp. will attempt to join and create a company with a market value of $13.8 billion, the latest proposed deal in a chemicals industry that is seeking to consolidate rapidly....

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is sending Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that relies on faster economic growth and steep cuts in a range of support programs for low-income individuals to balance the government's books over the next decade....

Sony chief promises profitability, but is short on specifics
TOKYO (AP) -- Sony's leader promised a comeback for the Japanese electronics and entertainment company having its best profitability in two decades....

German business confidence hits 26-year high in May
BERLIN (AP) -- A survey shows that business confidence in Germany has risen to its highest level in 26 years. The strong showing was slightly above economists' expectations....

Uncertainty grows as Trump delays a health care decision
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Uncertainty over the future of health care is growing deeper for millions of Americans who buy their own policies....

Hong Kong police arrest 21 Uber drivers in latest crackdown
HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong police launched a fresh crackdown Tuesday on Uber, arresting 21 drivers suspected of working for the ride-hailing giant in the Asian financial center....

Ford taps former office furniture executive to be new CEO
DEARBORN, Michigan (AP) -- The job of Ford's new CEO won't be easy: He will have to shore up the 114-year-old company's traditional auto business, but also invest in self-driving cars and other projects that could one day make that business obsolete....

A history of the men who have led Ford Motor Co.
Ford named Jim Hackett its 10th CEO Monday. The 114-year-old company did not have an official CEO role until it went public in the 1950s. So Henry and Edsel Ford served as presidents of the company but never CEO....

Hasbro to hold first-ever convention for company's brands
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- From G.I. Joe to My Little Pony, toy maker Hasbro says it's holding the first-ever convention to bring all of its brands together....

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