Business

March 19, 2017 - 11:50 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A battle pitting big-box retail giants including Menards and Wal-Mart against Wisconsin towns and cities is headed to the Legislature. Republican-backed proposals, written in conjunction with the League of Wisconsin Municipalities, are designed to close the so-called dark store...
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This image released by Disney shows Dan Stevens as The Beast, left, and Emma Watson as Belle in a live-action adaptation of the animated classic "Beauty and the Beast." (Disney via AP)
March 19, 2017 - 11:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney's live-action "Beauty" was a beast at the box office, opening with an estimated $170 million in North American ticket sales and setting a new high mark for family movies. According to studio estimates Sunday, "Beauty and the Beast" blew past the previous record-holder for G-...
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March 19, 2017 - 7:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Meetup.com is taking a leap into the Trump resistance. The New York-based networking site will unveil plans in the coming days to partner with a labor group — under the guidance of a former Hillary Clinton aide — to coordinate protests among more than 120,000 activists already...
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March 19, 2017 - 7:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Meetup.com is taking a leap into the Trump resistance. The networking site is partnering with a left-leaning labor group and a former Hillary Clinton aide to roll out a platform for organizing people who oppose President Donald Trump. It's a risky move for the company, whose...
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In this Friday, March 17, 2017 photo, a shopper pushes a cart down a quiet Lotte Mart in Beijing, China. Chewing-gum maker and retail giant Lotte Group, South Korea's No. 5 business group, took the brunt of the backlash after agreeing to let one of its golf courses in southeastern South Korea be a site for deploying the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD. At least 55 of 99 Lotte Mart discount stores in China were shut in early March for a month each after surprise inspections found violations of fire safety standards. Five Lotte department stores and 13 smaller supermarkets remain open, the company said Friday. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
March 19, 2017 - 3:46 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The once-cordial ties between South Korea and its biggest trading partner have soured due to the perception that China has targeted businesses, sports teams and culture to protest deployment of an advanced U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea. A South Korean candy maker...
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In this March 15, 2017 photo, employees wait for customers at Lotte Duty Free in Jeju Island, South Korea. The once-cordial ties between South Korea and its biggest trading partner have soured as China targets businesses, sports teams and culture to protest deployment of an advanced U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea. (Jo Jong-ho/Yonhap via AP)
March 19, 2017 - 3:22 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The once-cordial ties between South Korea and its biggest trading partner have soured due to the perception that China has targeted businesses, sports teams and culture to protest deployment of an advanced U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea. A South Korean candy maker...
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In this March 15, 2017 photo, employees wait for customers at Lotte Duty Free in Jeju Island, South Korea. The once-cordial ties between South Korea and its biggest trading partner have soured as China targets businesses, sports teams and culture to protest deployment of an advanced U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea. (Jo Jong-ho/Yonhap via AP)
March 19, 2017 - 1:47 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The once-cordial ties between South Korea and its biggest trading partner have soured due to the perception that China has targeted businesses, sports teams and culture to protest deployment of an advanced U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea. A South Korean candy maker...
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Proposals for the Homeland Security Department in President Donald Trump's first budget are displayed at the Government Printing Office in Washington, Thursday, March, 16, 2017. President Donald Trump's budget proposals on immigration enforcement read like a wish list for his most ardent supporters. The budget requests for the Homeland Security and Justice departments call for billions of dollars for some of Trump's most high-profile and contentious campaign promises, including a $2.6 billion down payment for a border wall he insisted Mexico would pay for. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 18, 2017 - 5:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to build a 30-foot-high border wall that looks good from the north side and is difficult to climb or cut through, according to a pair of contract notices posted to a government website further detailing President Donald Trump's promise to build a "...
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Travelers evacuate Orly airport, south of Paris, Saturday, March, 18, 2017. Soldiers at Paris' busy Orly Aiport shot and killed a man who wrestled one of their colleagues to the ground and tried to steal her rifle Saturday, officials said. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
March 18, 2017 - 5:36 pm
ORLY, France (AP) — Yelling that he wanted to kill and die for Allah, a suspected Islamic extremist attacked a French soldier Saturday morning at Paris' Orly Airport and wrested away her assault rifle, a French prosecutor said. Two colleagues on her patrol shot and killed the man before he could...
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March 18, 2017 - 3:57 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An appeals court has refused to stop the imminent flow of oil through the Dakota Access pipeline. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Saturday denied a request from the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes for an emergency order. That...
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