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End to government shutdown in sight as Dems halt filibuster
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress sped toward reopening the government Monday, as Senate Democrats dropped their objections to a temporary funding bill in return for assurances from Republicans leaders that they will soon take up immigration and other contentious issues....

Netflix's success turns net neutrality into an afterthought
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Netflix once fought fiercely for net neutrality, fearing that its online video service would suffer if internet providers were free to discriminate against it....

Long shutdown could hurt economy, a short one just 'a blip'
If the shutdown lasts just days or even a couple of weeks, the robust stock market that President Donald Trump has boasted about probably will emerge unscathed. A longer impasse, economists say, could rattle consumer and investor confidence, pulling stocks lower and dragging down the economy....

Trump business ethics pledges left plenty room for profiting
NEW YORK (AP) -- Among the many promises Donald Trump made a year ago to assure people he wouldn't profit off his presidency, one stood out for its boldness: a pledge to donate the profits from any foreign governments staying in his namesake hotels to the U.S. Treasury....

Solar industry on edge as Trump weighs tariffs on panels
DALLAS (AP) -- Solar energy is booming in the United States, but companies riding the wave fear that President Donald Trump could undercut them this week if he decides to impose new tariffs on imported solar panels....

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch says Facebook should pay for news
NEW YORK (AP) -- Media mogul Rupert Murdoch says Facebook should pay fees to "trusted" news producers for their content....

The Latest: Trump's trip to Davos meeting appears to be on
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):...

Trump to face mixed welcome at elite Davos gathering
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) -- In Davos this week, participants can experience "a day in the life of a refugee." Or hear about ways to uphold the Paris climate accord and promote free trade. Or rub elbows with any number of leaders of African countries....

The Latest: Senators OK shutdown pay for federal workers
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the budget battle (all times local):...

Pharma deals, shutdown pact help stocks set more records
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hefty gains for energy and technology companies helped U.S. stocks set more records Monday. Drugmakers announced two major deals worth about $20 billion and smaller-company stocks climbed after the Senate reached a short-term deal to end the government shutdown....

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Pharma deals, shutdown pact help stocks set more records

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Short-term interest rates mixed at weekly Treasury auction

Markets Right Now: More records for stocks, led by tech

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Energy and technology companies lead US stocks higher

Markets Right Now: Energy, tech lead stocks mostly higher

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