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Apple banks on tax break to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple is planning to build a new corporate campus and hire 20,000 U.S. workers in an expansion driven in part by a tax cut that will enable the iPhone maker to bring an estimated $245 billion back to its home country....

Trump claims credit for what is still mostly Obama's economy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump relentlessly congratulates himself for the healthy state of the U.S. economy, with its steady growth, low unemployment, busier factories and confident consumers....

US stock rally lifts Dow to first close above 26,000 points
A broad rally on Wall Street propelled the Dow Jones industrial average to close above 26,000 points for the first time Wednesday....

Entire operation of federal consumer regulator under review
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Trump-appointed acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Wednesday that he is launching a review of all the federal consumer watchdog agency's policies and priorities....

Politics weighs heavily on foreign businesses in China
BEIJING (AP) -- Politics weighs more heavily on foreign companies in China than it has in nearly three decades....

Walmart offers way to turn leftover opioids into useless gel
Walmart is helping customers get rid of leftover opioids by giving them packets that turn the addictive painkillers into a useless gel....

DOE staffer claims retaliation over photos of secret meeting
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A former photographer at the Department of Energy says he lost his job in retaliation for making public photos of a meeting between Secretary Rick Perry and a coal baron peddling a wish list of policy initiatives that would directly benefit his company....

Bank of America 4Q profits fall by 48 percent due to tax law
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bank of America said Wednesday that its fourth-quarter profits fell by nearly half from a year ago, as the bank had to book $2.9 billion in charges related to the new tax law. But setting aside those charges, the bank is showing signs that whatever damage was left over from the financial crisis is largely healed....

France abandons plans to build new airport in the west
PARIS (AP) -- France will abandon plans to build a new airport in the west, the prime minister announced Wednesday, ordering the activists who have been protesting the project for nearly a decade to leave their makeshift settlement and unblock nearby roads....

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