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Republicans move to repeal financial rule opposed by banks
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Targeting government regulations, the Republican-led House on Tuesday voted to nullify a rule that would let consumers join together to sue their banks or credit card companies rather than use an arbitrator to resolve a dispute....

AP Explains: Should you be worried about the rise of AI?
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Tech titans Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk recently slugged it out online over the possible threat artificial intelligence might one day pose to the human race, although you could be forgiven if you don't see why this seems like a pressing question....

Trump weighs replacing Fed Chair Yellen with ex-Goldman exec
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he's considering either re-nominating Janet Yellen for a second term as Fed chair or replacing her with someone else, possibly Gary Cohn, who leads his National Economic Council....

New York City's transit agency unveils $836M subway plan
NEW YORK (AP) -- The head of New York City's transit agency on Tuesday unveiled an $836 million plan to stabilize the beleaguered subway system, and promised that riders would see progress within the next year....

'Pharma Bro' won't stop talking, except to jury in trial
NEW YORK (AP) -- "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli has kept up his trademark trolling on social media during his securities fraud trial - calling the case "bogus" - but the jury won't hear him defend himself in court....

APNewsBreak: New York eyes 'textalyzer' to bust drivers
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state is set to study the use of a device known as the "textalyzer" that would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a serious crash was texting while driving....

California knocks Trump as it extends climate change effort
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown and his predecessor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, stood side by side Tuesday to cheer the extension of one of the most ambitious programs in the U.S. to reduce fossil fuel pollution, while condemning President Donald Trump's failure to see climate change as a deadly threat....

Cuomo to meet with US transportation chief amid transit woes
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's governor is headed to Washington to meet with U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao amid New York City's ongoing transit troubles....

Senate opens 'Obamacare' debate at last but outcome in doubt
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Prodded by President Donald Trump, a bitterly divided Senate voted, at last, Tuesday to move forward with the Republicans' long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare." There was high drama as Sen. John McCain returned to the Capitol for the first time after being diagnosed with brain cancer to cast a decisive "yes" vote....

Asia shares mixed as Fed caution offsets Wall St, oil gains
HONG KONG (AP) -- Asian stock markets are mixed Wednesday, with upward momentum from a record day on Wall Street and buoyant oil prices offset by investor caution ahead of the Fed's upcoming interest rate decision....

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