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FILE - In this July 23, 2015, file photo, a man walks past the Comcast Building in New York. Comcast says Dave Watson will become CEO of its cable unit in April 2017 to replace Neil Smit, who is leaving the role. Watson, who has worked at Comcast for more than 25 years, has been chief operating officer of Comcast’s cable unit since 2010. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
March 20, 2017 - 9:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast's cable unit is switching up its leadership ranks, with longtime executive Dave Watson taking over for Neil Smit as CEO. Smit will become vice chairman of Comcast Corp. at the start of next month. Comcast said Monday that he will work with Watson on the transition for a few...
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FILE - In this dec. 4, 2009 file picture, flags with the Opel logo are seen in front of the Opel headquarter in Ruesselsheim, central Germany. Slogan read: We live cars. French investigators say they have found evidence of possible emissions fraud in Fiat, Renault, Peugeot-Citroen and Volkswagen cars sold in France, but have found no proof of fraud in Opel vehicles. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
March 20, 2017 - 9:43 am
PARIS (AP) — French investigators say they have found evidence of possible emissions fraud in Fiat, Renault, Peugeot-Citroen and Volkswagen cars sold in France, but have found no proof of fraud in Opel vehicles. The Finance Ministry announced in a statement Monday that its consumer fraud agency has...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the Conservative Spring Forum in Cardiff, Friday March 17, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday rejected a call for a referendum on Scottish independence before Britain leaves the European Union — a move condemned as a "democratic outrage" by Scotland's nationalist leader. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
March 20, 2017 - 7:58 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's government will begin the process of leaving the European Union on March 29, starting the clock on two years in which to complete the most important negotiation for a generation. Britain's permanent representative to the EU, Tim Barrow, informed the European Council...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, chats with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang as they review an honor guard during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Monday, March 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
March 20, 2017 - 7:29 am
BEIJING (AP) — Israel wants to boost cooperation with China in technology, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told China's premier Monday, as he led a large business delegation on a visit to Beijing to promote commercial ties with the Asian giant. Netanyahu said in opening remarks at a...
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March 20, 2017 - 7:19 am
LONDON (AP) — Sotheby's is displaying the startling "pink star" diamond in London before it's auctioned in Hong Kong next month. The company says the gem should fetch more than $60 million when put on the block April 4, which would represent a record for a pink diamond sold at auction. It said...
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March 20, 2017 - 5:43 am
ROME (AP) — Tourists and travelers at airports across Italy are facing delays and canceled flights thanks to strikes by air traffic controllers and air transport workers. Italy's flagship carrier, Alitalia, said it was cancelling some 40 percent of its domestic and international flights Monday. Air...
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March 20, 2017 - 5:15 am
PARIS (AP) — French investigators say they have found evidence of possible emissions fraud in Fiat, Renault, Peugeot-Citroen and Volkswagen cars sold in France, but have found no proof of fraud in Opel vehicles. The Finance Ministry announced in a statement Monday that its consumer fraud agency has...
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March 20, 2017 - 5:11 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's finance minister says European unity is "the best precaution for our 21st century" and is suggesting that the eurozone rescue fund could be turned into a sort of "European Monetary Fund." Wolfgang Schaeuble, one of Germany's most influential politicians, wrote in Monday's...
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March 20, 2017 - 4:59 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks were lower Monday after finance ministers from major economies dropped a pledge to oppose trade protectionism from a weekend statement due to resistance by the Trump administration. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, France's CAC-40 lost 0.3 percent to 5,016.04 and London...
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March 19, 2017 - 11:52 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian markets were mixed Monday after global finance ministers dropped a pledge to oppose trade protectionism from a weekend statement in the face of resistance from the Trump administration. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index advanced 0.5 percent to 24,429.89 points and the...
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