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AP Top Business News at 8:47 p.m. EST

18 million more uninsured if Obamacare killed, not replaced
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Insurance premiums would soar for millions of Americans and 18 million more would be uninsured in just one year if Republicans scuttle much of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul without a replacement, Congress' budget analysts said Tuesday....

Tobacco giant to emerge from $49 billion deal
LONDON (AP) -- British American Tobacco will take over Reynolds American Inc. to create the world's largest publicly traded tobacco company that would seek to capitalize on growing demand for electronic cigarettes in the U.S. and traditional ones in developing countries....

New prescription: Doctor offices that look like Apple stores
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- After a relative suffered a heart attack a few years ago, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Adrian Aoun got an unsettling look at a health-care system that he diagnosed as an inefficient and outdated mess....

Gun industry, suicide prevention forge unlikely alliance
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- It's a difficult topic to discuss, fraught with politics and social stigma, and an even tougher one to fix: people who kill themselves with a gun. But now two unlikely allies - the gun industry and a leading suicide prevention group - are coming together to tackle it....

Bad day for bank stocks drags down indexes; dollar drops
NEW YORK (AP) -- A bad day for bank stocks pulled the Dow Jones industrial average to its third straight loss Tuesday as many of the patterns that have propelled markets since Election Day last year snapped into reverse....

Survey: US companies in China feel 'less welcome'
BEIJING (AP) -- U.S. companies feel less welcome in China and some are shifting operations to other countries, a business group reported Wednesday, amid rising tension between President-elect Donald Trump and Beijing over trade....

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CHICAGO (AP) -- United Continental Holdings Inc. (UAL) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $397 million....

Seoul court begins reviewing arrest of Samsung heir
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- A South Korean court has begun reviewing the arrest of a Samsung Electronics vice chairman who faces allegations of bribery, embezzlement and perjury....

CSX Corp.'s fourth-quarter profit declines 2 percent
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- CSX Corp.'s fourth-quarter profit declined 2 percent as the railroad worked to limit its costs while shipping demand remained weak....

GM to add or keep 7,000 US jobs, make $1B factory investment
DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors plans to invest $1 billion in U.S. factories and add thousands of new white-collar jobs, measures that have been in the works for years but were announced Tuesday after criticism from President-elect Donald Trump....

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