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Ex-Mozambique finance minister fights extradition to US

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:21am

Former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang is challenging attempts to extradite him to the United States for a corruption trial.

EU orders chipmaker Broadcom to change business practices

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:04am

European regulators on Wednesday ordered chipmaker Broadcom to change the way it does business with key customers over competition concerns.

Jury selection set to begin in landmark federal opioid trial

Mark Gillispie and Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:04am

Jury selection is scheduled to begin Wednesday in the first federal trial over the opioids epidemic.

The Fluke 87V MAX Digital Multimeter Redefines Ruggedness, Works Any Place Your Job Takes You

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:01am

up-to-800 hours — as the original 87V.

Business owner to be sentenced in college admissions scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 3:57am

The owner of a California jewelry business is returning to court to be sentenced for her role in the college admissions bribery scandal.

Eurozone inflation revised down to near 3-year lows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 3:47am

Inflation in the 19-country eurozone was revised down in September to its lowest rate in nearly three years as energy prices fell by more than initially thought, official figures showed Wednesday.

Jim Beam Airbnb rental to cost the price of a bourbon bottle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 3:28am

For about $23 bucks, you can either get a bottle of Jim Beam bourbon or spend a night at the company's distillery in Kentucky.

UK inflation unexpectedly holds steady at 1.7% in September

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 3:24am

Official figures show that falling fuel and secondhand car prices helped keep consumer price inflation in Britain unchanged in September at 1.7%, its lowest rate since late 2016.

Dutch farmers protest efforts to cut emissions, reduce herds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 3:21am

Dutch farmers are driving their tractors in slow-moving convoys across the country to protest their treatment by the government as it seeks to rein in carbon and nitrogen emissions.

China's Huawei reports sales gain despite US sanctions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 2:45am

Chinese tech giant Huawei on Wednesday reported a double-digit gain in sales despite U.S. sanctions that threaten to disrupt its smartphone and network equipment businesses.

Dutch lighting company Signify buying Cooper from Eaton Corp

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 2:44am

Signify, the Dutch company formerly known as Philips Lighting, says it is buying Cooper Lighting Solutions from Eaton Corp. for $1.4 billion (1.27 billion euros) in a move intended to strengthen its position in the North American market.

Chinese snooping tech spreads to nations vulnerable to abuse

Dusan Stojanovic, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 2:17am

When hundreds of video cameras with the power to identify and track individuals started appearing in the streets of Belgrade, some protesters began having second thoughts about joining anti-government demonstrations in the Serbian capital.

The Latest: EU negotiator says Brexit talks continue

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 2:04am

The Latest on Britain's plans to leave the European Union (all times local):

Update on the latest in business:

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 1:32am

Asian shares were mostly higher today after a Wall Street rally driven by healthy earnings reports from U.S. companies.

Authorities seek cause for California fuel fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 12:30am

A fire that destroyed thousands of gallons of fuel at a San Francisco Bay Area tank farm and trapped thousands in their homes to avoid potentially dangerous air will be investigated to determine the cause, officials said.

Afghan refugee's 'Dream' coffee shop in Iran becomes reality

Nasser Karimi and Mohammad Nasiri, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 12:07am

With each serving of French press coffee poured delicately into a cup with steamed milk, 21-year-old Afghan refugee Fatemeh Jafari lives out a dream in her basement coffee shop in Tehran that is out of reach for millions like her in Iran.

Australia wants trade deals with Hong Kong, Indonesia, Peru

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 10:45pm

Australia wants bilateral free trade deals with Hong Kong, Indonesia and Peru to take effect early next year, the trade minister said Wednesday, adding that the Hong Kong treaty supports its unique status within China.

Global shares mixed after solid earnings push Wall St higher

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 10:41pm

Global shares were mixed Wednesday after a Wall Street rally driven by healthy earnings reports from U.S. companies.

In Oklahoma, governor tests power of tribal gambling

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 10:20pm

Oklahoma's history is so deeply intertwined with the 39 Native American tribes located there that the state's creation in 1907 was celebrated with a symbolic wedding ceremony between the Indian and Oklahoma territories.