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US economy expanded at weakest pace in 3 years

US economy grew just 0.7 percent in the first quarter amid consumer spending slowdown

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Hacker threatens to release stolen copies of Netflix series

A hacker is claiming to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black," and is asking for an unspecified ransom not to release the entire fifth season online

Trump will zero in on trade agreements during…

President Donald Trump will spend his 100th day in office talking tough on trade in one of the states that helped deliver his victory.

West Coast dockworkers to vote on deal seeking…

West Coast dockworkers will vote on a contract extension that could provide long-term labor peace at West Coast seaports, where in recent years work slowdowns and strikes have affected billions of dollars in cargo

Congress settles for stopgap to avoid government…

Trump and Congress put off spending wrangle for another week with stopgap bill to avoid midnight shutdown

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Review: Coal terminal would boost global…

A new environmental study says a coal-export terminal proposed in Washington state would increase cancer risk for some residents, make rail accidents more likely and add millions of metric tons of climate-changing greenhouse gas globally every year

2nd company shuts oil, gas wells after fatal…

A second petroleum company says it's shutting down and inspecting wells after a fatal house explosion near a gas well in Colorado

Alphabet paid Google CEO Sundar Pichai $200M in 2016

Google CEO Sundar Pichai received $200 million compensation package for running the internet company that makes nearly all the money for Alphabet

FDA approves 1st targeted drug for certain…

U.S. regulators have approved the first targeted drug for certain patients with an aggressive form of leukemia

Appeals court upholds decision to block Anthem…

A federal appeals court has left in place a decision blocking Anthem Inc.'s bid to buy rival health insurer Cigna Corp.

Experts: Long road ahead for Trump offshore…

Experts: Donald Trump's executive order directing his agencies to find new ocean expanses in the Atlantic and the Arctic for offshore drilling is unlikely to reach its goals anytime soon

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Time board: company not for sale; stock plunges

Time's stock plunges after the publisher's board says it's not considering a sale of the company

US stocks close modestly lower, but end higher…

U.S. stocks closed modestly lower Friday, ending just short of another milestone for Wall Street.