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Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker who fought runaway inflation in the 1980s has died.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 7:30am

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker who fought runaway inflation in the 1980s has died.

Celadon, major Indiana-based trucker, files for bankruptcy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 7:10am

An Indiana trucking company with nearly 4,000 employees said Monday it filed for bankruptcy and will shut down all operations, just days after two former officials were charged in a fraud scheme.

Yubico Launches Enhanced Authenticator App Suite for Secure Authentication on iOS, Android and Desktop

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 7:01am

in large part due to the rapid rise in phishing attacks and credential theft. While these apps deliver some level of protection, there are still additional security and portability limitations.

EU approves state aid to develop car batteries industry

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 5:56am

The European Union has approved 3.2 billion euros ($3.5 billion) in subsidies from seven member countries that want to develop the electric battery industry and challenge China's supremacy.

Stocks slip as investors weigh outlook for US-China trade

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 5:16am

Stock markets weakened during European trading on Monday as investors weighed the possibility of more U.S. tariffs on China and the outlook for negotiations on the trade dispute.

Official: China hopes for US trade pact as tariff hike nears

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 4:09am

A Chinese official says Beijing wants a prompt settlement of its trade war with Washington.

Diplomat, OptumRx Combining to Advance Access to Specialty Pharmacy Care and Infusion Services, Improve Health Outcomes

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 4:01am

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EU weighs response to Turkey-Libya maritime border deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 3:39am

European Union foreign ministers debated Monday how to respond to a controversial agreement between Turkey and Libya that could give Turkey access to a contested economic zone across the Mediterranean Sea.

British leaders tour country in final push before election

Jill Lawless and Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 3:25am

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition leaders were pushing for the finish line in Britain’s election campaign Monday, dashing through multiple constituencies to drum up support in the final 72 hours before polling day.

Peace in sight? Paris summit seeks solution for Ukraine war

Vladimir Isachenkov and Yuras Karmanau, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 3:18am

A long-awaited summit in Paris on Monday aims to find a way to end the war in eastern Ukraine, a conflict that after five years and 14,000 lives lost has emboldened the Kremlin and reshaped European geopolitics.

German exports rise in October, defying expectations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 1:32am

German exports posted a second consecutive month-on-month increase in October, defying economists' expectations of a slight decline.

Update on the latest in business:

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 1:29am

Asian shares are mostly higher today, cheered by a wave of buying late last week on Wall Street that was spurred by strong U.S. jobs numbers and optimism over China-U.S. trade.

Britain faces most history-shaping election since WWII

Tamer Fakahany, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 1:14am

Britain is facing the most testing and significant period in its modern history since World War II.

Big investors up call for governments to take climate action

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 1:01am

More than 600 institutional investors managing a whopping $37 trillion in client assets called Monday for governments to step up their efforts against climate change.

Lufthansa selling European catering business to gategroup

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 12:40am

Lufthansa is selling the European business of its catering and services subsidiary LSG Group to Switzerland-based gategroup for an undisclosed amount, the German airline said Monday.

North Korea opens mountain spa, ski resort in tourism push

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 11:07pm

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un opened a new mountain spa and ski resort that's intended for people to enjoy “high civilization under socialism” in another example of the country using tourism exemptions in sanctions to build revenue for its broken economy.

Impeachment another hurdle for Democrat on GOP turf

Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 10:38pm

In the midst of a difficult harvest slowed by muddy fields, Jeff Ampe wasn’t thinking much about elections or impeachment. When prodded on his congressman, he’s all positive: Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson, he says, has done “a good job for agriculture, standing up for us all the time.”

Japan economy marks 4th straight quarter of expansion

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 8:08pm

Japan's economy expanded at a faster than earlier estimated annual rate of 1.8% in July-September, powered by stronger consumer purchases and corporate investment ahead of an Oct. 1 tax hike.

State AGs look to head off T-Mobile-Sprint deal in court

Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 8:07pm

A high-drama telecom deal is heading to court.