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Chinese premier appeals to Washington to avoid…

China's No. 2 leader has expressed hope that disputes with Washington can be settled amicably and warned that a "trade war would benefit nobody."

Asian stocks mixed as investors await Fed meeting…

Asian stock markets are mixed with subdued movements, getting little push from the Wall Street's record high overnight, as investors the Fed's January meeting minutes due later in the day for clues about the U.S. central bank's views on interest rates

Manga, Mario and now ninja: Japan's hopes for…

Japan is turning to those hooded samurai-era acrobatic spies known as ninja to woo tourism

Exodus of outdoor show from Utah criticized by…

Utah state Democratic leaders and some small business owners are criticizing Utah's Republican leadership for what they call a stubborn stance about public lands that led a lucrative outdoor trade show to leave town

Milo Yiannopoulos apologizes for remarks, quits…

Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos has resigned after coming under fire from other conservatives over comments on sexual relationships between boys and men

Court considers constitutionality of Ohio…

A federal appeals court plans to consider arguments over the constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection process as the state hopes to start carrying out executions once again

Maple syrup producers face challenges in warming…

New Hampshire's maple syrup producers say they're feeling the impact of climate change, as winters become warmer and frigid nights so critical to their business become fewer

United, American begin selling cheaper…

United Airlines and American Airlines are selling new, cheaper 'basic economy' fares on flights to and from a few big airports

Wal-Mart keeps working to make inroads against…

Wal-Mart says its fourth-quarter results show it's making headway in its efforts to better compete against online leader Amazon

UPS tests delivery by drone

Wells Fargo fires 4 senior managers in sales…

Wells Fargo's board of directors said it is firing four senior managers as part of its investigation into the bank's sales practices scandal

Vail Resorts to buy Vermont's Stowe Mountain ski…

Colorado-based Vail Resorts says it's buying Vermont's Stowe Mountain ski resort for $50 million

Box Office Top 20: 'Lego Batman,' 'Fifty Shades…

Holdovers "The Lego Batman Movie" and "Fifty Shades Darker" led the North American box office for a second week, while Matt Damon's "The Great Wall" _ a hit in China, where it was made _ struggled in its domestic debut

Macy's profit falls nearly 13 percent as sales…

Macy's, the nation's largest department store chain, says its earnings for the quarter that includes the holiday period dropped nearly 13 percent

Yahoo salvages Verizon deal with $350 million…

The two biggest security breaches in internet history will cost Yahoo at least $350 million

Italy cabbies clash with riot police during…

Thousands of taxi drivers protesting legislation they say will favor Uber clashed with riot police Tuesday, intensifying a weeklong cab strike that has crippled transport in Rome, Milan and Turin

In Trump's future looms a familiar shutdown threat

Add a potential government shutdown to President Donald Trump's growing roster of headaches

Uber to investigate sexual harassment claim by…

Uber's CEO has ordered an investigation into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer who said her future with the company evaporated when she complained about advances from her boss

Board: Puerto Rico to be hit with painful austerity measures

The newly appointed head of a federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico's finances is warning the U.S. territory will be hit with painful austerity measures in upcoming months