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Asian stocks drift higher as investors await Fed minutes
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Asian stock markets were mixed with subdued movements on Wednesday, getting little push from Wall Street's record high overnight, as investors awaited the Fed's latest meeting minutes due later in the day for clues about the U.S. central bank's views on interest rates....

Wal-Mart keeps working to make inroads against Amazon
NEW YORK (AP) -- The nation's largest retailer keeps working to make headway against the largest online seller....

China's thriving SUV-only automaker looks to global growth
BAODING, China (AP) -- Wei Jianjun is the chief matchmaker in China's love affair with the SUV....

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
SAN FRANCISCO (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....

Milo Yiannopoulos apologizes for remarks, quits Breitbart
NEW YORK (AP) -- Polarizing right-wing writer Milo Yiannopoulos was by turns apologetic for comments he made about sexual relationships between boys and men and adamant he had been the subject of "a cynical media witch hunt" on Tuesday as he spoke after resigning as an editor at Breitbart News....

Airbus profit dives on problems with A400M military jet
PARIS (AP) -- Surprise new costs for the long-troubled Airbus A400M military jet sent the European planemaker's profits plunging last year despite a rise in commercial aircraft deliveries....

Macy's profit falls nearly 13 percent as sales drop
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 lower sales, store closures and other costs....

Asian stocks drift higher as investors await Fed minutes
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Asian stock markets were mixed with subdued movements on Wednesday, getting little push from Wall Street's record high overnight, as investors awaited the Fed's latest meeting minutes due later in the day for clues about the U.S. central bank's views on interest rates....

Wells Fargo fires 4 senior managers in sales scandal inquiry
NEW YORK (AP) -- Wells Fargo's board of directors fired four senior managers as part of its investigation into the bank's sales practices scandal....

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