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AP Top Business News at 3:03 a.m. EDT

Asian stocks up as worries from Britain's EU leave vote ease
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Asian stock markets rallied Wednesday after overnight gains on Wall Street and even bigger gains in Europe, as worries about uncertainty following Britain's EU referendum eased....

Toyota recalls 1.43 million vehicles for defective air bags
TOKYO (AP) -- Toyota is recalling 1.43 million vehicles globally for defective air bags, although it is not part of the massive recalls of Takata air bags, the Japanese automaker said Wednesday....

Volkswagen settles emissions cheating for $15.3 billion
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Volkswagen is taking a major step toward compensating owners and government regulators for its emissions cheating scandal. But it will take much longer to repair the damage to its reputation....

'Little guy' contractors still angry at Trump Taj bankruptcy
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Weak from heart surgery and a sepsis infection that would soon kill her, Patricia Paone was resting at home last summer when an apparition appeared on the TV - a famous businessman who had struck a deal with her husband years before....

Sanders says he'll try to block Senate GMO bill
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says he'll try to block Senate consideration of a bill that would require nationwide labeling of food with genetically modified products, but with a less stringent labeling requirement than the one included in Vermont's law....

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's vision improbably resembles past
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump laid out an economic future Tuesday that improbably resembles the past, declaring "it will be American steel" that once again builds gleaming skyscrapers and fortifies the bridges and American factories that broadly revive a manufacturing economy long gone....

California land officials sign off on closing nuclear plant
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California land officials dropped their longstanding environmental objections to the state's last nuclear power plant and signed off Tuesday on a deal to close the Central Coast facility many years earlier than its operators had previously sought....

Divisiong, confusion as EU rethinks future without Britain
BRUSSELS (AP) -- EU leaders are meeting without Britain for the first time to rethink their union and keep it from disintegrating after Britain's unprecedented vote to leave....

4 scenarios eyed to keep Britain in the EU despite exit vote
LONDON (AP) -- As continental powers pressure a nervous Britain to formally apply to exit the European Union, die-hard "remain" supporters are taking on the mission to put the brakes on the so-called Brexit....

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