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AP Top Business News at 10:34 a.m. EDT

Supreme Court won't restore $7.25B swipe fees settlement
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court will not restore a $7.25 billion settlement between merchants and Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. over credit card transaction fees....

US economy to grow slower than Trump pledges, survey finds
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and next, yet remain modest, even if President Trump's promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending are implemented, a survey found....

Rule Britannia: firms bet on British allure to get by Brexit
LONDON (AP) -- Tim Barlow pushes a green stamp onto the edge of an unfinished plate, leaving behind the words "Made in England."...

Trump plans office to bring business ideas to government
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is set to announce a new White House office run by his son-in-law that will seek to overhaul government functions using ideas from the business sector....

Stocks sink as 'Trump trade' flips into reverse
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks around the world sank Monday on worries that the Trump White House may not be able to help businesses as much as once thought. Many of the trends that have been in place since Election Day went into sharp reverse: The dollar's value sank against other currencies, as did bank stocks, while prices jumped for Treasury bonds....

Saudis announce new tax code for Aramco amid plans for IPO
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi Arabia has announced a new tax code for oil and gas producers amid plans to publicly list shares of state-oil giant Saudi Aramco....

Survey: German business confidence rises to 6-year high
BERLIN (AP) -- A closely watched survey shows that business confidence in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, has unexpectedly risen to a six-year high....

Strikes to hit French Guiana as tensions paralyze territory
PARIS (AP) -- French Guiana faced a nationwide strike Monday over crime and economic difficulties, amid protests that have paralyzed the French territory in South America, halted flights and a rocket launch and prompted a U.S. travel warning....

Hollande: Europe can beat protectionism by working with Asia
SINGAPORE (AP) -- French President Francois Hollande said Monday that European countries can fight protectionism in trade and other forms by standing united and reaching out to Asia....

Turkish pop star, journalists on trial over failed coup
ISTANBUL (AP) -- A Turkish pop singer and 28 other people, mostly journalists, went on trial Monday on terrorism charges for alleged links to a failed coup attempt, highlighting the gulf between Turkey's assertions that such prosecutions are needed to restore stability and international concerns that Turkish democracy is in peril....

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