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Group funded by Coke to fight obesity disbanding
NEW YORK (AP) -- A nonprofit funded by the Coca-Cola Co. to combat obesity is disbanding following revelations about the beverage maker's involvement with the group....

Express Scripts offers low-cost alternative to Turing drug
The nation's biggest pharmacy benefits manager is muscling back into the debate over soaring drug costs by promoting a less-expensive alternative to a life-saving medicine with a list price of $750 per pill....

Fiat Chrysler sales up in what could be a record November
DETROIT (AP) -- November used to be a slow month for U.S. car sales. Not anymore....

Appalachia grasps for hope as coal loses its grip
WELCH, W.Va. (AP) -- The seams of coal in some of Eddie Asbury's mines in McDowell County are so thin workers can barely squeeze down them. They enter on carts nearly flat on their backs, the roof of the mine coursing by just a few inches in front of their faces. They don't stand up all day....

Obama says parts of climate deal must be legally binding
PARIS (AP) -- Parts of a global climate agreement being hammered out in Paris should be legally binding, President Barack Obama said Tuesday. The declaration was a boost to climate negotiators seeking a tough accord and a challenge to Republican senators, many of whom don't believe that global warming is real....

The Latest: Obama: Even Republicans will uphold climate deal
LE BOURGET, France (AP) -- The latest news from the U.N. climate conference in Paris, which runs through Dec. 11. All times local:...

Britain's major banks pass stress tests
LONDON (AP) -- The Bank of England says the country's seven biggest lenders have passed stress tests designed to see if they can withstand a slump in the global economy....

From racing to rum, things to know about year-end tax breaks
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's December, when Congress typically passes a last-minute package of temporary tax breaks, sparing millions of businesses and individuals from unwanted tax increases just weeks before the start of filing season....

Report: BMW CEO sees point when updating diesel uneconomic
BERLIN (AP) -- BMW's CEO says that at some future point it will no longer make economic sense to keep adapting diesel engines to ever-tougher rules, but he isn't saying when....

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