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Fri, Feb 15th, 2019
Amazon dumped New York, but cities still wooing the company

Amazon's breakup with New York was still fresh when other cities started sending their own valentines to the online giant.

Ex-Cognizant execs accused of bribing Indian officials

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department alleges two former executives for Cognizant Technology Solutions paid about $2 million in bribes to Indian officials to build an office campus in the country....

Stocks rise in afternoon trading amid trade talk optimism

Plans by the U.S. and China to extend key trade talks drove stocks broadly higher in afternoon trading Friday, lifting the Dow Jones Industrial Average more than 300 points.

PEP : 115.15 (+2.27%)
Trump says he might extend deadline in US-China talks

BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump said that "there's a possibility" he would extend a March 2 deadline in trade talks with China if the two countries are closing in on a deal.

The Latest: Trump might extend March 2 trade deadline

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on China-U.S. trade talks in Beijing (all times local):

Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine's Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3 billion...

WFM : 42.00 (+0.02%)
Markets Right Now: Stocks higher, boosted by trade talks

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

Amazon's stormy week will blow over, but debris will stay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It's been a complicated few weeks for Amazon, what with its from a massive New York City development, related to intimate photos taken by its founder Jeff Bezos and .

AMZN : 1,608.86 (-0.85%)
US industrial output tumbled 0.6 percent in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. industrial production fell 0.6 percent in January, stemming in large part from an 8.8 percent plunge in the making of motor vehicles and auto parts.

Report: Far right tried to influence Bavarian election

MUNICH (AP) — Far-right groups engaged in concerted social media campaigns to influence last year's election in the German state of Bavaria by promoting the Alternative for Germany party and smearing...

US industrial production fell 0.6 percent in January, led by a plunge in the making of motor vehicles and auto parts

WASHINGTON (AP) — US industrial production fell 0.6 percent in January, led by a plunge in the making of motor vehicles and auto parts.

Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon abruptly dropped plans Thursday for a big new headquarters in New York that would have brought 25,000 jobs to the city, reversing course after politicians and activists objected...

AMZN : 1,608.86 (-0.85%)
World stocks recover as US-China trade talks extended

SINGAPORE (AP) — World stock markets bounced back on Friday after Chinese officials said trade talks with the U.S. would continue in Washington next week. Markets had been dragging on the absence of...

Official Chinese news agency says US, Chinese trade negotiators will meet next week in Washington

BEIJING (AP) — Official Chinese news agency says US, Chinese trade negotiators will meet next week in Washington.

AP PHOTOS: Scientists fine-tune method to save rhinos

CHORZOW, Poland (AP) — Only two northern white rhinos exist in the world: both are female and neither can bear calves. But scientists have not given up hope of saving the species from extinction.

Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine's Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3 billion...

WFM : 42.00 (+0.02%)
Ikea woos India's rising consumer class, tapping new markets

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — In Hyderabad's bustling Nampally furniture market, customers explore a crowded, dusty labyrinth of shops, haggle over prices and work with carpenters to design made-to-order housewares....

AMZN : 1,608.86 (-0.85%)
Asian stocks slip on Wall Street leads as trade talks simmer

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares were broadly lower on Friday, tracking a weak Wall Street session as traders awaited the conclusion of U.S.-China talks in Beijing.

Ghosn beefs up defense with lawyer famous for acquittals

TOKYO (AP) — Former Renault-Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has beefed up his defense team ahead of his trial in Japan by hiring Junichiro Hironaka, a star lawyer with a strong track record for winning...

Report: Facebook, FTC discussing 'multibillion dollar' fine

NEW YORK (AP) — A report says Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission are negotiating a "multibillion dollar" fine for the social network's privacy lapses.

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