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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

1st farmer lawsuit on deck against Syngenta over China trade

Agribusiness giant Syngenta is now in a lawsuit over its decision to introduce a genetically modified corn seed variety to the U.S. market before China had approved it for imports.

Google to stop reading your Gmail to help sell ads

Google says it will stop reading your email for ad targeting.

US job openings slipped in May, but hiring increased1

U.S. employers posted fewer job openings in May. But hiring picked up and more people are quitting their jobs — both positive signs for the economy.

US stocks dip with energy prices; European stocks sink

U.S. stocks finished barely lower Friday as energy companies fell with oil prices and a 10-day rally for technology companies came to an end.

Mnuchin: Congress must tie Harvey aid to raising debt limit

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday called on Congress to combine a $7.9 billion disaster relief package for Harvey with an increase in the nation’s borrowing limit, saying it was time to “put politics aside” so storm victims in Texas can get the help they need.

McDiscount: $1 soda, 2 for $5 deals lure more to McDonald’s

Cheap soda and burgers brought more people into McDonald’s.

Trump says US will no longer be taken advantage of on...

Promising to put “America first” in his trade practices, President Donald Trump used a speech in Vietnam Friday to denounce multilateral agreements embraced by the region and deliver what appeared to be a rebuke to China, railing against trade practices he says have put Americans out of work.

Oil prices are up now, but surge might be short-term

Oil prices have jumped by about one-third since the summer on signs of stronger economic growth around the world and fear of instability in...

FCC head Ajit Pai goes after Hollywood, tech companies

The head of the Federal Communications Commission defended his plan to undo the Obama-era net-neutrality rules.
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