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AP Top Business News at 3:41 p.m. EST

Main Street holds up as Wall Street struggles, for a change
NEW YORK (AP) -- Wall Street is hurting, and Main Street doesn't care. It's got burgers and cars to buy....

Obama to push trade agenda at summit with Southeast Asia
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- A summit next week between Southeast Asian leaders and President Barack Obama is unlikely to deliver any big economic prizes, but will allow the American side to press the advantages of joining a Pacific trade pact that doesn't include China....

US stocks end a down week on an up note
U.S. stocks ended a down week on a high note Friday, snapping a five-day losing streak on the strength of energy and financial companies....

Documents show Volkswagen resisted Takata air bag recall
DETROIT (AP) -- Volkswagen resisted U.S. government efforts to recall more cars and trucks to fix potentially deadly Takata air bags - telling safety regulators that a recall isn't necessary....

Greek farmers end blockade of central Athens in tax dispute
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greek farmers protesting planned tax hikes and pension changes have left a central Athens square where they had been camped out since Friday but are vowing to keep protesting until the government listens....

Facebook nude-painting case can face trial in France
PARIS (AP) -- If you post a 19th-century nude painting on Facebook, is it art or impermissible nudity? That question is now cleared for trial in France, after an appeals court there ruled that an aggrieved user can sue the social network over the issue....

Tour operators say Zika could be bad for Olympics business
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- If the Zika virus - or fear of it - keeps spreading, the head of a sports travel agency handling tour packages for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics fears for her business....

Mediator: More progress in talks to resolve Argentina's debt
NEW YORK (AP) -- A court-appointed mediator reported more progress Friday in efforts by Argentina to resolve a dispute with bondholders who claim they are owed about $10 billion by the financially strapped South American nation....

In southern Europe, an astute negotiator unpicks austerity
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- He doesn't boast about being an expert deal-maker like Donald Trump, but new Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa is quietly building a reputation as a canny negotiator and a government leader to watch in southern Europe by doing what many people thought was impossible....

House backs bill to ease calorie labeling requirements
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fast-food chains would get some relief from government rules on listing calories for things like bacon-wrapped deep dish pizza or double cheeseburgers under legislation the House approved on Friday....

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