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AP Top Business News At 11:27 p.m. EDT

House, Senate on collision course in highway debate
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senators overruled heated conservative opposition Monday and added a measure reviving the federal Export-Import Bank to must-pass highway legislation. But House Republicans declared the transportation bill dead on arrival....

Israel's Teva buys Allergan generic drug company for $40.5B
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. said Monday it is purchasing Dublin-based Allergan PLC's generic pharmaceuticals business for $40.5 billion, in what Israeli analysts called the largest-ever acquisition by an Israeli company....

Fiat Chrysler settlement with gov't could prove costly
DETROIT (AP) -- Fiat Chrysler could be required to lay out billions of dollars to get potentially defective Ram pickups and older Jeeps off the road under a deal with safety regulators to settle claims that the automaker mishandled nearly two dozen recalls....

AP Exclusive: AP tracks slave boats to Papua New Guinea
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- From space, the fishing boats are just little white specks floating in a vast stretch of blue water off Papua New Guinea. But zoom in and there's the critical evidence: Two trawlers loading slave-caught seafood onto a massive refrigerated cargo ship....

As Fed meets, it edges toward its first rate hike since 2006
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Federal Reserve is getting close to raising interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade, perhaps in September. When it meets this week, though, don't expect any timetable for a rate hike to be spelled out in a post-meeting statement. For now, the Fed wants to keep its options open....

Orders for US durable goods jump 3.4 percent in June
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods posted a sizable gain in June, but the advance was fueled by higher demand for commercial aircraft. Outside of this volatile category, a key category that represents business investment rose by a far more modest amount....

Plunge in Chinese shares helps send global markets lower
NEW YORK (AP) -- The worst drop in China's stock market in eight years helped drag down other markets around the world Monday....

Republic stock plunges on possible flight disruptions
DALLAS (AP) -- Republic Airways warned that its operation of regional flights for the nation's biggest airlines could be disrupted by a pilot shortage and labor standoff....

Apple Watch will be sold at some Best Buy stores
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Apple Watch is heading to some Best Buy stores ahead of the holiday shopping season....

Greece launches bailout talks as Plan B details revealed
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's government on Monday launched complex bailout negotiations with creditors, but faced rebuke following revelations that former finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, formed a secret committee to plan for the possible conversion of euros into drachmas "at a drop of a hat."...

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As Fed meets, it edges toward its first rate hike since 2006