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After major victory, ND pipeline protesters to defy deadline
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) -- Protesters celebrated a major victory in their push to reroute the Dakota Access oil pipeline away from a tribal water source but pledged to remain camped on federal land in North Dakota anyway, despite Monday's government deadline to leave....

New cross-border stock link widens access to China's Nasdaq
HONG KONG (AP) -- Trading began Monday on a new cross-border stock link between Hong Kong and the neighboring Chinese city of Shenzhen, widening access to China's markets for global investors....

Get used to it: Economists see "new normal" of slow growth
Americans should get used to a "new normal" of slow economic growth, business economists say....

Italy hit by market volatility after referendum defeat
MILAN (AP) -- Italy was plunged into political and economic uncertainty following voters' resounding rebuke of Premier Matteo Renzi's proposed constitutional reforms....

UK government's Brexit plans in hands of Supreme Court
LONDON (AP) -- Prime Minister Theresa May wants to start Britain's divorce from the European Union. Eleven judges may stand in her way....

Hong Kong tycoon Li offers $5.4B for Australia energy firm
HONG KONG (AP) -- Australian energy company Duet Group said Monday it's considering a multibillion dollar takeover offer from the infrastructure arm of Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing's business empire....

Israeli court sentences tycoon to 2 years in prison
JERUSALEM (AP) -- An Israeli court has sentenced one of the country's most prominent businessmen to two years in prison for securities fraud....

For now, Trump bears signs of a dealmaker, not a policymaker
WASHINGTON (AP) -- He phones. He kibitzes. He cajoles. He threatens. He rewards....

AP EXPLAINS: How Trump plans to punish firms that leave US
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump threatened in a series of early-morning tweets Sunday to punish American companies that move plants and jobs to other countries....

US gas prices hold steady despite production cut
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) -- The average price of regular grade gasoline is unchanged nationally over the last two weeks, holding steady at $2.20 a gallon....

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