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Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) -- The CEO of 21st Century Fox has denounced racism and terrorists while expressing concern over President Donald Trump's reaction to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia....
BEIJING (AP) -- The Chinese government is moving to curb domestic companies' investments abroad in property, sports, entertainment and other fields, following a series of high-profile, multibillion-dollar acquisitions by Chinese firms....
SEATTLE (AP) -- Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz says the events surrounding a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend have put the "moral fiber" of the country in question....
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's comments about the white nationalist rally last weekend are hurting not just his political standing, but his pocketbook....
NEW YORK (AP) -- It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence....
      
Wall Street Journal
The government review of AT&T’s $85 billion takeover of Time Warner has reached an advanced stage, a significant milestone in a deal that was closely watched for signs of how the Trump administration would view large mergers.
The White House pulled the plug on a planned council that was to advise President Trump on rebuilding the nation’s infrastructure, an apparent victim of the Charlottesville furor.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s sales rose in the latest quarter, boosted by an e-commerce surge and strong grocery sales, a sign that the world’s largest retailer continues to brush off the malaise afflicting some competitors.
Arista Networks is grabbing Cisco’s giant networking business, winning over its customers and rankling its top brass. The battle has divided CEO Jayshree Ullal and Cisco’s John Chambers, who were once close colleagues.
The Chinese e-commerce giant’s efforts to expand product offerings and leverage big-data assets—all aimed at getting consumers and advertisers to spend more—appear to be working.
      
CNNMoney
Days after Trump lost the support of CEOs, his Florida club is losing business.
Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.
Shares in European airlines and tour operators slumped Friday after terror attacks rocked Spain, killing or injuring people from 24 countries.
As President Trump promotes an immigration policy meant to reduce legal immigration and provide jobs for Americans, some experts say machines are more likely to replace foreign-born workers.
James Murdoch, the 21st Century Fox CEO and son of Rupert Murdoch, one of President Trump's close informal advisers, has written a scathing email denouncing the president's reaction to the violence in Charlottesville.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
Corporate names now must meet certain criteria on taste, political sensitivity and even length to win approval, according to new official guidelines.
Typically tightfisted Japanese consumers have helped power a surprising economic uptick, but many experts say the boom might just be temporary.
Racial attitudes don’t jump around with the economy, and well-being is about more than jobs.
China’s Alibaba and Tencent have rocketed this year to become global investor darlings, inching up on Facebook and Amazon, as their sway in China grows.
Like many in the housing-starved San Francisco region, Sheila James has moved far inland, gaining affordable space at the price of a brutal commute.
      
USA Today Business Headlines
Toyota and Mazda dangled a tantalizing economic prize when they announced plans to build a new 4,000-job plant, setting off a race among the states.
     
 
 
The Dow falls under the weight of political jitters, some bad earnings reports and plenty of reasons to take profits.
     
 
 
Grocery sales strong but Walmart's momentum cools off
     
 
 
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says it found evidence that employees at two plants subjected female and black workers to harassment.
     
 
 
German luxury automaker BMW revealed a sporty, open-air concept vehicle reflecting its "vision of a modern roadster."
     
 
 
      
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