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Tech and consumer-focused companies rise; Netflix leaps
NEW YORK (AP) -- Technology and consumer-focused companies led U.S. stocks to more records Tuesday. Netflix, at the center of both groups, soared after saying it gained more than 8 million subscribers at the end of 2017....

Senate approves Powell to follow Yellen as Fed chair in Feb.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate on Tuesday approved President Donald Trump's selection of Jerome Powell to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve beginning next month....

Johnson & Johnson loses $10.7B after sweeping US tax changes
Johnson & Johnson posted a rare quarterly loss, a whopping $10.71 billion, due to a $13.6 billion charge related to last month's U.S. tax overhaul....

Trump move to tax some imports creates its own risks for US
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's move Tuesday to tax imported solar cells and washing machines is meant to make good on his vow to reverse decades of U.S. support for free trade and to protect American jobs from foreign competition....

CEO says company working to stop 'Tide pod challenge'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Procter & Gamble says it's working to stop the "Tide Pod challenge," a social media-fueled trend in which teenagers eat single-load laundry detergent packets....

Trump pick who failed to win Senate support is leaving EPA
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's nominee to oversee chemical safety is departing the Environmental Protection Agency a month after withdrawing his nomination in the face of concerns over his ties to the chemical industry....

Tesla proposes big payout if Musk meets lofty goals
Elon Musk is known for his bold predictions on electric and self-driving cars. Now his pay could depend on whether those predictions come true....

The Latest: Trump says new tariffs will protect US jobs
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. plan to impose new tariffs on certain imports (all times local):...

Suit alleges Motel 6 discriminated against Latino customers
PHOENIX (AP) -- A civil rights group sued Motel 6 on Tuesday, alleging it discriminated against some Latino customers at two locations in Phoenix by giving their whereabouts and personal information to U.S. immigration agents who later arrested at least seven guests....

Senators strike a deal re-opening government after 69 hours
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late Monday, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. They relented in return for Republican assurances that the Senate will soon take up the plight of young immigrant "dreamers" and other contentious issues....

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