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Congress clears Puerto Rico rescue bill, sends to president
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress delivered relief to debt-stricken Puerto Rico on Wednesday, sending President Barack Obama a last-minute financial rescue package to help the U.S. territory of 3.5 million Americans....

North America leaders urge against Trump's isolationism
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- President Barack Obama and the leaders of Mexico and Canada pushed back forcefully on Wednesday against the isolationist and anti-immigrant sentiments that have roiled Britain and been championed by GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump. The leaders warned against easy solutions peddled by "demagogues" who feed on economic anxiety....

Asian shares mostly up as markets get over Brexit shock
TOKYO (AP) -- Asian shares were mostly up Thursday as markets continued to gradually get over the shock set off by Britain's vote last week to leave the European Union....

Fed gives OK to 30 banks to up dividends, buy back shares
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Federal Reserve on Wednesday gave the green light to plans by major banks in the U.S. to raise their dividends and buy back shares, judging their financial foundations sturdy enough to withstand a major economic downturn. The Fed rejected the plans put forward by the U.S. businesses of two European banks, Germany's Deutsche Bank and Spain's Santander....

Exxon Mobil wins a round in climate litigation
DALLAS (AP) -- Exxon Mobil Corp. has won an early round in its fight against regulators over whether the oil giant covered up what it knew about climate change....

Regulators fine BancorpSouth $10.6 million for redlining
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Department of Justice and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fined Mississippi-based BancorpSouth $10.6 million, alleging the bank deliberately discriminated against minorities in its lending practices....

Turkey attacks raise familiar question on airport security
LONDON (AP) -- The deadly terror attack at Turkey's largest airport has posed an all-too-familiar question to security officials: how to protect passengers and bystanders from such carnage?...

It sucks _ startups look to redesign the breast pump
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ask many mothers and they'll tell you, pumping sucks in more than one sense of the word....

Official: EU trade negotiations to go on despite Brexit
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The European Union and the United States will continue negotiating a major free trade deal, despite Britain's decision to leave the EU, Europe's top trade official said Wednesday....

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