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U.S. housing starts approach two-year low; permits weak

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

U.S. homebuilding dropped to a near two-year low in March, pulled down by persistent weakness in the single-family housing segment, suggesting the housing market continued to...
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China will keep supporting economy as 'pressure' lingers: politburo

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

China will maintain policy support for the economy, which still faces "downward pressure" and difficulties after better-than-expected first quarter growth, the Communist...
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U.S. refiners planning major plant overhauls in second quarter

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

U.S. oil refiners are planning a heavy slate of plant overhauls in the second quarter, with total production this month off 8.5 percent compared with the start of the year...
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Return of the bench seat: Concept EVs show space big enough for sofas

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

Electric vehicle concepts shown in Shanghai this week, such as the Audi AI:me and Infiniti QX Inspiration, point to a future of living-room-like comfort in cars with flat...
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Carlos Ghosn to be indicted on additional charge as early as Monday: NHK

6 hours ago   |   Reuters

Tokyo prosecutors are likely to indict former Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chairman Carlos Ghosn on an additional charge of aggravated breach of trust as early as Monday when his...
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Foxconn says it remains committed to Wisconsin investment project

6 hours ago   |   Reuters

Taiwan's Foxconn said on Friday it remains committed to its contract to build a display plant and tech research facilities in Wisconsin, days after the U.S. state's governor...
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Nissan slams output cut report as 'completely incorrect'

7 hours ago   |   Reuters

Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Friday a report by the Nikkei that it would slash production this year was "completely incorrect" and that it had lodged a complaint with the...
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Qualcomm's joint venture with Chinese province to shut down: The Information

8 hours ago   |   Reuters

A joint venture between U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm Inc and China's Guizhou province will shut down by the end of the month, The Information reported on Friday, citing...
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Oil prices inch up on signs of tighter global supply

12 hours ago   |   Reuters

Oil futures edged up on Thursday as a drop in crude exports from OPEC's de facto leader, Saudi Arabia, and a draw in U.S. drilling rigs and oil inventories supported prices.
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Earnings deluge could make or break sentiment

13 hours ago   |   Reuters

Next week will go a long way in determining whether investors should be concerned about the dawning of an earnings recession or whether back-to-back quarters of negative growth...
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Nadler says subpoena for full Mueller report coming 'in the next few hours'

Nadler says subpoena for full Mueller report coming 'in the next few hours'

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler said Friday that he will subpoena the Justice Department for an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report, as well as... Read more ...

'Not a good look': Misspelled school crosswalk raises eyebrows

'Not a good look': Misspelled school crosswalk raises eyebrows

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Trump slams Mueller report as ‘total bulls-t'

Trump slams Mueller report as ‘total bulls-t'

President Trump lashed out at the “Crazy Mueller Report” early Friday, apparently taking aim at former White House counsel Don McGahn, and suggesting that parts of it were... Read more ...

'It jumped on his back': Bobcat attacks golfer on Connecticut golf course

'It jumped on his back': Bobcat attacks golfer on Connecticut golf course

The man, in his late 60s, used a golf club to fight back. Read more ...

Post-mortem upgrade: Hurricane Michael now Category 5 storm

Post-mortem upgrade: Hurricane Michael now Category 5 storm

Weather forecasters have posthumously upgraded last fall's Hurricane Michael from a Category 4 storm to a Category 5. Read more ...

The total redactions in the Mueller report amount to between 6% and 12% of...

The total redactions in the Mueller report amount to between 6% and 12% of the 448-page document

There are some varying estimates of how much text in the special counsel Robert Mueller's final report on the Russia investigation is redacted. Of the 448 pages that comprise... Read more ...

Kremlin: No proof in Mueller's report of Russian meddling

Kremlin: No proof in Mueller's report of Russian meddling

MOSCOW - The Kremlin says that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 400-page report has not offered any credible evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential... Read more ...

Attorneys accuse police, prosecutors of leaking Robert Kraft spa video

Attorneys accuse police, prosecutors of leaking Robert Kraft spa video

A judge issued a temporary protective order Wednesday to keep the video footage from being released until the court can make a ruling on it. Read more ...

Deadly storms roll in today; some schools to close early

Deadly storms roll in today; some schools to close early

The U.S. Storm Prediction Center upgraded the Triangle's threat for severe weather on Friday to a level 4 of 5, which means the area is at a major risk for severe... Read more ...

Uber has raised $1 billion for its self-driving unit, which is now valued at...

Uber has raised $1 billion for its self-driving unit, which is now valued at more than $7 billion

Toyota, Softbank, and Denso corporation are investing $1 billion in Uber's self-driving car unit, the company said Thursday. The round values Uber's Advanced Technologies Group... Read more ...