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Justice Department to review 1941 ASCAP, BMI consent decrees

The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it would review two consent decrees reached with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI in 1941, a decision that could upend the business of licensing music to online companies, movie companies, commercials, bars and restaurants.



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Ex-CEO Whitman says was happy to throw HP predecessor 'under the bus' over Autonomy deal

Meg Whitman, the former boss of Hewlett-Packard, said she was happy to throw her predecessor Leo Apotheker "under the bus" in a moment of anger over the botched acquisition of British software company Autonomy, London's High Court heard on Wednesday.



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Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault: WSJ

Fiat Chrysler has withdrawn its merger offer for Renault, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.



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Explainer: How the U.S. Congress could challenge Trump tariffs on Mexico

If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, the U.S. Congress will likely try to halt the action with legislation that would face formidable hurdles to enactment.



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U.S.'s Pompeo holding one-on-one meeting with Mexican counterpart

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is holding a one-on-one meeting on Wednesday with Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard following a larger meeting at the White House on trade and immigration, a State Department official said.



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Trump says 'not enough' progress made in high-stakes U.S.-Mexico talks

Mexican and U.S. officials are set to resume talks in Washington on Thursday aimed at averting an imposition of tariffs on Mexican goods, with President Donald Trump saying "not enough" progress on ways to curb migration was made when the two sides met on Wednesday.



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With free beers, Trump brothers thank devoted Irish village

When Eric and Donald Trump, Jr. arrived in the one corner of Ireland celebrating their father's first visit as U.S. president, they had one question for the locals: "Does Doonbeg love Trump?"



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U.S. refiners warn Trump: Mexico tariffs could result in higher fuel prices

U.S. refiners warned the Trump administration that tariffs on imports from Mexico could deliver a punishing blow to refiners and raise the cost of gasoline just as the U.S. driving season kicks into high gear, according to sources familiar with the discussions.



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Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault

Fiat Chrysler said on Wednesday it was withdrawing its $35 billion merger offer for Renault, calling off what would have been a landmark deal to create the world's third-biggest automaker.



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Mexico's Ebrard says talks with U.S. focused on migration flows, not tariffs

Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said his meeting with U.S. officials on Wednesday focused on migration flows and what Mexico is trying to do to slow them rather than U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs over the issue.



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Trump says progress made in talks with Mexico but 'not nearly enough'

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that progress was being made in talks with Mexico to stem the flow of migrants to the United States and would continue on Thursday, but unless an agreement can be reached a 5% tariff on Mexican goods would begin on Monday.



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Fiat Chrysler withdraws merger offer for Renault, blames French politics

Fiat Chrysler said on Wednesday it was withdrawing its $35 billion merger offer for Renault , blaming French politics for scuttling what would have been a landmark deal to create the world's third-biggest automaker.



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SEC adopts rule to protect ordinary investors, but critics say it's too lax

The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved a rule requiring brokers to act in the best interest of clients when recommending investments.

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The gender wage gap widens among educated workers

The wage gap is actually worse for women with more education.

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Stretch your retirement savings the furthest in this state

Get the most out of every last dollar in retirement by packing up for Mississippi, where low expenses give seniors enough for an emergency reserve.

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