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Toshiba, Western Digital deal to allow sale of chip unit
TOKYO (AP) -- Toshiba and Western Digital have resolved a dispute that was preventing the embattled Japanese electronics giant from selling its flash memory unit to raise cash to stay afloat....

Tax package would lower top tax rate for wealthy Americans
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Republicans on Tuesday rushed toward a deal on a massive tax package that would reduce the top tax rate for wealthy Americans to 37 percent and slash the corporate rate to a level slightly higher than what businesses and conservatives wanted....

House and Senate tax bills treat disaster victims unequally
If the House Republican tax bill became law, victims of hurricanes in Texas and Florida who've yet to account for all their losses could deduct them on their 2018 taxes. Not so for victims of the California wildfires....

Some of Facebook's early friends now its sharpest critics
NEW YORK (AP) -- Some of Facebook's former friends are starting to express some serious doubts about the social network they helped create....

Paris hosts major climate summit _ and it's all about Trump
PARIS (AP) -- The global climate summit in Paris was designed to bypass Donald Trump, but the U.S. president ended up playing a starring role....

Value Village sues Washington attorney general over demands
SEATTLE (AP) -- The company that operates 300 Value Village, Savers and other thrift stores in the U.S., Canada and Australia is suing Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson, saying his office has violated the company's rights by demanding $3.2 million to settle a three-year investigation....

Navajo Nation sues Wells Fargo for alleged predatory tactics
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) -- The Navajo Nation announced Tuesday that it's suing Wells Fargo for allegedly engaging in predatory and unlawful banking practices that targeted and harmed tribal members....

Follow the money: investors lead charge on climate change
BERLIN (AP) -- An international summit Tuesday to mark the second anniversary of the Paris climate agreement has drawn world leaders, celebrities, companies and environmental groups to the French capital, all aiming to keep up momentum on efforts to curb global warming....

US stock indexes close mostly up; New highs for S&P 500, Dow
Big-name companies notched gains on Wall Street Tuesday, delivering more records for two of the major stock indexes....

US wholesale prices up 0.4 percent in November
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Prices at the wholesale level rose 0.4 percent in November and 3.1 percent over the past year. It was the biggest annual jump in nearly six years and reflected a big spike in the price of gasoline and other energy products....

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How major US stock indexes fared on Tuesday

House and Senate tax bills treat disaster victims unequally

Boeing and Comcast rise while Casey's and Edison stumble

Markets Right Now: Banks lead US stock indexes mostly higher

Banks lead US stock indexes mostly higher in afternoon trade

US budget deficit totals $138.5 billion in November

Hawaiian, Delta lead on-time rankings, Virgin America last

Sans hurricanes, air travel more predictable in October

Markets Right Now: Banks, health care lead stocks higher