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AP Top Business News At 12:43 p.m. EDT

With economy uncertain, no Fed rate hike is seen before fall
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For 6 1/2 years, the Federal Reserve has held its key interest rate near zero, and for nearly that long the financial world has speculated about when the Fed will start raising it....

Starbucks breakdown shows how registers have evolved
NEW YORK (AP) -- A glitch that disabled registers at thousands of Starbucks stores Friday was a reminder of the invisible systems restaurants rely on to run increasingly sophisticated operations....

VW chairman quits, but questions over future remain
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Volkswagen's patriarch has left the building. Does this mean change is coming to the world's No. 2 automaker - in particular, to its high-cost ways of doing business?...

Truckers at nation's biggest port complex strike over wages
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Truck drivers who haul goods from the nation's busiest port complex in Southern California walked off the job Monday in a dispute over their wages and employee status, months after another West Coast labor conflict cost major delays in billions of dollars of trade....

High court to consider lawsuits over personal data
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court said Monday it will decide whether Web sites and other firms that collect personal data can be sued for publishing inaccurate information even if the mistakes don't cause any actual harm....

US stocks mixed at start of busy week for earnings
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stocks traded mixed in the early afternoon Monday as investors looked ahead to a busy week for earnings news. European shares rallied on the hopes that Greece will strike a deal with its creditors to avert default after news it had reshuffled its negotiating team....

France probes migrant abuse claims linked to 2022 World Cup
PARIS (AP) -- A French prosecutor has opened a preliminary investigation into allegations that construction company Vinci gravely mistreated migrant workers in Qatar as it prepares to host the 2022 World Cup....

Mylan rejects Teva's $40.1 billion buyout offer
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mylan N.V. rejected Teva Pharmaceuticals' $40.1 billion buyout offer, saying the cash-and-stock proposal undervalues the company....

Change to Greek bailout negotiating team fuels market hopes
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece reshuffled its bailout negotiating team on Monday following fierce criticism of its finance minister, meeting with market applause as investors hoped it will facilitate a deal to save the country from bankruptcy....

Burger King heats it up with spicy Whopper and sales surge
NEW YORK (AP) -- The home of the Whopper enjoyed its biggest sales jump in nearly a decade in the U.S. and Canada during the first quarter, boosted by a pricier new flavor of its signature burger and an ongoing 2 for $5 promotion....

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US stocks mixed at start of busy week for earnings

VW chairman quits, but questions over future remain

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Burger King heats it up with spicy Whopper and sales surge

Mylan rejects Teva's $40.1 billion buyout offer

With economy uncertain, no Fed rate hike is seen before fall

GM ignition switch death toll rises to 90

Chipotle finishes removing GMO ingredients from its food

Stocks rise as investors prepare for busy week of earnings