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Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone aims to dispel the Note 7 debacle
NEW YORK (AP) -- Samsung seems to be playing it safe -at least with its battery - as it unveils its first major smartphone since the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7....

Investment from China in Kushner Manhattan property is off
NEW YORK (AP) -- Talks with a Chinese company seeking a stake in a Fifth Avenue skyscraper owned by the family of Jared Kushner are over....

Dirty air from global trade kills at home and abroad
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A study that measures the human toll of air pollution from global manufacturing and trade shows how buying goods made far away can lead to premature deaths both there and close to home....

It's not EU, it's me: UK files for EU divorce after 44 years
LONDON (AP) -- Britain filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, with fond words and promises of friendship that could not disguise the historic nature of the schism - or the years of argument and hard-nosed bargaining ahead as the U.K. leaves the embrace of the bloc for an uncertain future as "global Britain."...

Westinghouse troubles loom over SC, Georgia nuke projects
Westinghouse Electric Co., the U.S. nuclear unit of Japan's Toshiba Corp., filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, calling into question the future of a number of billion-dollar nuclear projects under construction, including two in the U.S....

Trump's top health official gets bipartisan grilling
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's top health official got strong pushback Wednesday from lawmakers of both parties about deep cuts the White House is pressing in medical research, public health and social service programs....

Poll: Americans dislike GOP's, Trump's plan on health care
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don't like your approach to overhauling America's health care. If you're hoping to revive the effort, you may want to try something different....

Lululemon's shares drop after weak outlook
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of Lululemon Athletica Inc. fell more than 17 percent Wednesday after the athletic-inspired sportswear company said it'd had a slow start to the year and offered a weaker outlook than expected for the current quarter....

US stock indexes close mostly higher; oil up
U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Wednesday after a sharp increase in crude oil prices helped drive market-leading gains for energy companies....

Ford recalls 570K vehicles for fire risk, door latch trouble
DETROIT (AP) -- Ford is recalling more than 570,000 vehicles in North America and Europe to fix separate problems that can cause engine fires and doors to fly open unexpectedly....

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Investment from China in Kushner Manhattan property is off

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