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AP Top Business News at 11:29 a.m. EST

US stocks start week at new highs on deals and earnings
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks are breaking records again Tuesday. Energy companies are rising more than the rest of the market. Consumer goods giant Kraft Heinz is falling after it withdrew a $143 billion offer for competition Unilever, but several other food and household goods makers are rising as investors bet Kraft will make an offer for one of those companies instead....

Wal-Mart earnings fall, but online sales surge
NEW YORK (AP) -- Wal-Mart drew more shoppers to its namesake stores in the United States and its e-commerce sales soared, signs that its efforts to lower prices and improve web services are helping it compete better against online leader Amazon....

Sticker shock for olive oil buyers after bad Italian harvest
ROME (AP) -- From specialty shops in Rome to supermarkets around the world, lovers of Italian olive oil are in for some sticker shock this year, with prices due to jump by as much as 20 percent....

Yahoo salvages Verizon deal with $350 million discount
NEW YORK (AP) -- Yahoo is taking a $350 million hit on its previously announced $4.8 billion sale to Verizon in a concession for security lapses that exposed personal information stored in more than 1 billion Yahoo user accounts....

Macy's profit falls nearly 13 percent
NEW YORK (AP) -- Macy's, the nation's largest department store chain, says its earnings for the quarter that includes the holiday period dropped nearly 13 percent as results were dragged down by store closures and other costs....

In Trump's future looms a familiar shutdown threat
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Add a potential government shutdown to President Donald Trump's growing roster of headaches....

Italy cabbies clash with riot police during strike over Uber
ROME (AP) -- Thousands of Italian taxi drivers protesting legislation they say will favor Uber clashed with riot police Tuesday, intensifying a weeklong cab strike that has crippled transportation in Rome, Milan and Turin....

Eurozone economy seen running at near 6-year high
LONDON (AP) -- Economic growth in the 19-country eurozone accelerated in February to a near six-year high, a closely watched survey found Tuesday....

Court considers constitutionality of Ohio execution process
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A federal appeals plans to consider arguments over the constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection process as the state tries to start carrying out executions once again....

Vermont's Stowe Mountain Resort to be bought by Vail Resorts
STOWE, Vt. (AP) -- Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont is being purchased by the Colorado-based Vail Resorts for $50 million....

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