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UK to actively help industry as country leaves EU
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's leader is pledging to help U.K. industry grow and compete as the country prepares to leave the European Union....

OPEC, allies says production cuts ahead of schedule
VIENNA (AP) -- OPEC and key non-OPEC oil producers are near their target of taking 1.8 million barrels of crude a day off global markets less than two months after agreeing to do so in efforts to push up the price of crude, Russia's energy minister said Sunday....

Shyamalan's 'Split' rules inauguration weekend with $40.2M
NEW YORK (AP) -- M. Night Shyamalan's psychological thriller "Split" blew away box-office expectations, earning $40.2 million in ticket sales over inauguration weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday....

Samsung says batteries caused Note 7 fires, delays new phone
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Samsung Electronics says flaws in the design and production of batteries used in its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, not its hardware or software, made it prone to catch fire....

Judge set to sentence PG&E in criminal case tied to blast
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says it is prepared to pay the maximum fine of $3 million after a jury convicted the company of deliberately violating pipeline safety regulations before a deadly natural gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area....

Trump White House ringed by 'swamp' denizens despite pledge
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Mike Pence has returned to Washington. So has his closest political ally, Bill Smith....

How Trump's executive order impacts future of 'Obamacare'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's first executive order targets the sweeping "Obamacare" law by giving federal agencies broad leeway to chip away at the measure. But Trump still needs Congress to do away with the law for good....

Global stocks lower after Trump inauguration, dollar weakens
BEIJING (AP) -- Major global stock markets were mostly lower Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump promised "America first" policies, adding to concern about possible protectionism....

British leader to meet with Trump to discuss trade, NATO
LONDON (AP) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday she plans to discuss free trade and the importance of the NATO military alliance when she becomes the first foreign leader to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington....

What mackerel and a volcano can tell us about climate change
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- What could an Indonesian volcanic eruption, a 200-year-old climate disaster and a surge in the consumption of mackerel tell us about today's era of global warming?...

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