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Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Empire State Building in New York City is lit up in burgundy and white for Qatar Airways amid a diplomatic dispute with Qatar....
GANZHOU, China (AP) -- A worker with blood dripping from his head marked a low point in the tense, grinding life at a southeastern China factory used by Ivanka Trump and other fashion brands. An angry manager had hit him with the sharp end of a high-heeled shoe....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate GOP leaders abruptly shelved their long-sought health care overhaul Tuesday, asserting they can still salvage it but raising new doubts about whether President Donald Trump and the Republicans will ever deliver on their promises to repeal and replace "Obamacare."...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jury selection at the securities fraud trial of a former pharmaceutical CEO notorious for price-gouging hit a rough patch on Tuesday as the court struggled to pick a pool of prospective jurors who could ignore a swirl of bad publicity for the defendant....
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Force was with George Lucas on Tuesday as the Los Angeles City Council moved with lightsaber speed to clear the way for a $1.5 billion Museum of Narrative Art the "Star Wars" creator plans to build down the road from his alma mater....
      
Wall Street Journal
The European Union’s antitrust regulator fined Alphabet’s Google a record $2.71 billion for favoring its own comparison-shopping service in search results.
Meal-kit maker Blue Apron has ripened to a company on the verge of an initial public offering with 1 million customers and more than $790 million in annual revenue. But the company is finding it hard to get loyal customers.
In a potential deal with Sprint, cable operators Comcast and Charter Communications are seeking the ability to sell Sprint’s wireless service under their own brands.
Nestlé announced plans to launch a $20.8 billion share buyback, focus its capital spending on categories like coffee and pet care, and look for consumer health care acquisitions, a move that comes after it found itself the target of activist investor Third Point.
Takata’s U.S. units Tuesday won approval for novel arrangements that will see the world’s largest car makers step up to make sure the troubled parts maker stays in business despite massive product liability claims.
      
CNNMoney
A massive ransomware attack has hit businesses around the world, causing major companies to shutdown their computer systems.
The Federal Reserve on Wednesday will disclose if 34 of the country's banks will be cleared to buy back stock or pay dividends to shareholders.
Sarah Palin filed a lawsuit against the New York Times on Tuesday alleging that a recent editorial falsely portrayed her as responsible for inciting the 2011 shooting of Democratic Rep. Gabby Giffords.
Hackers launched blistering attacks Tuesday against companies and agencies across the world.
What it was really like working on the very first iPhone at Apple with Steve Jobs.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
This ransomware attack, a more sophisticated assault based on a vulnerability exploited in May, hit companies across the globe.
The ferocious response on Tuesday to a breakdown in editorial procedures was a reminder of the network’s unique role as a nemesis for the president.
Here’s what we know and don’t know so far about the new ransomware attack hitting governments and companies around the world.
The Swiss food giant, which said its plans to buy back up to $21 billion of its shares were not prompted by Third Point’s suggestions, also said it could pursue acquisitions.
Early overseas expansion and aggressive acquisitions built the company, founded in 1867, into a power that now sells more than 2,000 brands around the world.
      
USA Today Business Headlines
Company and government officials reported serious intrusions at the Ukrainian power grid, banks and government offices,
     
 
 
CNN shrugs off Veritas video as Trump renews Twitter attack on the network
     
 
 
Consumer data tool GasBuddy is projecting that gasoline prices will be lower on the Fourth of July than they were on New Year's Day.
     
 
 
The benefit from delayed retirement credits is smaller for Generation X than it is for baby boomers.
     
 
 
Tax reform package introduces big changes on income taxes, but some useful tax breaks will stick around.
     
 
 
      
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