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AP Top Business News At 7:06 p.m. EDT

Why McDonald's is still a powerhouse, despite troubles
NEW YORK (AP) -- McDonald's sales have been sputtering for more than two years and the company seems trapped in a cycle of bad headlines that likely won't end soon....

Low wages, trade deals luring auto plants and jobs to Mexico
DETROIT (AP) -- Mexico has become the most attractive place in North America to build new automobile factories, a shift that has siphoned jobs from the U.S. and Canada, yet helped keep car and truck prices in check for consumers....

Yahoo's 1Q disappoints, but stock rises on Yahoo Japan hopes
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Yahoo is still struggling to boost its revenue nearly three years into CEO Marissa Mayer's tenure, magnifying concerns that the Internet company holds little value beyond its lucrative Asian investments....

Amgen tops estimates with 51 percent spike in 1Q profit
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Amgen Inc. boosted first-quarter profit by 51 percent, thanks to surging sales of its top prescription drugs and ongoing cost cuts designed to free up cash to mount an unprecedented spurt of new product launches....

Verizon defends new cable deals as media companies complain
NEW YORK (AP) -- Verizon is defending its new, cheaper cable packages that let customers choose groups of channels as media companies protest....

Mixed earnings news leaves US stocks mostly lower
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tepid corporate results and another drop in the price of crude oil pulled stocks mostly lower on Tuesday....

Q&A: What is listeria? Bacteria found in Blue Bell ice cream
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Blue Bell Creameries is pulling all of its products off the shelves after samples of its ice cream tested positive for a potentially deadly bacteria - listeria....

Blue Bell says it's still trying to pinpoint listeria cause
HOUSTON (AP) -- A massive recall has brought more attention and put more pressure on a century-old Texas ice cream company that has been searching to discover how its products became linked to a deadly string of listeria cases....

FDA: Safety problems prompted review of homeopathic remedies
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A top federal drug regulator says increased safety problems with homeopathic remedies contributed to the government's decision to revisit its oversight of the products this week....

Teva offers to buy Mylan in $40.1B cash-and-stock deal
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Generic drug giant Teva formally offered to buy fellow drugmaker Mylan for about $40.1 billion in cash and stock on Tuesday, despite Mylan's cold shoulder and the certainty the proposed acquisition will bring intense scrutiny by antitrust regulators....

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