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AP Top Business News at 11:54 a.m. EDT

Markets Right Now: Stocks move lower on Wall Street
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on global financial markets (all times local):...

Exxon's 1Q profit plunges 63 percent on lower oil prices
DALLAS (AP) -- Exxon Mobil produced its weakest quarter in more than 16 years as lower oil prices pushed its profit down by 63 percent....

Valeant files overdue financial report, ending debt default
Valeant Pharmaceuticals on Friday filed its long-overdue U.S. financial report for 2015, plus restated results for several quarters, resolving its default on some of its $30 billion in debt and averting other problems. The badly tarnished Canadian drugmaker also announced a slate of mostly new nominees for elections to its board in June....

US stocks fall as Europe slumps; tech stocks slide further
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stocks are slipping Friday while markets in Europe and Asia take hefty losses. Technology companies continued to tumble after a late plunge a day earlier. Health care companies are falling after some weak first-quarter reports....

The Latest: Norway calls off helicopter rescue, says 13 dead
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- The Latest on the crash of a helicopter on an island off western Norway (all times local):...

US consumer spending inches up in March
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. consumers boosted their spending by a tiny amount in March as purchases of nondurable goods such as clothing offset a big fall in spending on autos and other long-lasting items....

US consumer sentiment slips in April
WASHINGTON (AP) -- American consumers were a bit more downbeat in April....

FDA reconsiders training requirements for painkillers
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering whether doctors who prescribe painkillers like OxyContin should be required to take safety training courses, according to federal documents released Friday....

Eurozone economy regains size of 2008 but remains shaky
LONDON (AP) -- It's been a long and tortuous journey, but the eurozone economy is finally back to the size it was before the global financial crisis....

Rovi buying TiVo in $1.1B cash-and-stock deal
NEW YORK (AP) -- Digital TV listing company Rovi is buying TiVo in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $1.1 billion....

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Markets Right Now: Stocks move lower on Wall Street

Valeant files overdue financial report, ending debt default

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US consumer sentiment slips in April

US consumer spending inches up in March

Exxon's 1Q profit plunges 63 percent on lower oil prices

US employment costs up modest 0.6 percent in first quarter

Nationalized Royal Bank of Scotland sees loss widen

Sanofi profits stable, strong sales in emerging markets