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Sears Chairman Wins Bid To Keep The Company Afloat

On Thursday, Sears Holdings Corporation announced ESL Investments, Inc. as the winning bidder.

China's economic growth sinks to 3-decade low in…

China's 2018 economic growth falls to 3-decade low amid tariff battle with Washington

Survey: Workers trust their employer over other…

An annual survey shows people view their employer as the most trusted institution in their lives, with less trust seen in governments and businesses overall

Ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn asks for bail, promises…

Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn is asking for his release on bail from a two-month detention in Japan

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Citing staff, security checkpoint closed at Maryland airport

Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport says it expects "minimal, if any" problems for passengers since a security checkpoint closed because of staffing issues due to the federal government shutdown

Americans take stock of shutdown's everyday…

The federal government shutdown is rippling into everyday life even for people who don't usually think their lives are closely tied to Washington.

Macedonia extends school break because of air pollution

Macedonia's government has ordered the winter break for students to be extended to Jan. 23 because of extremely high levels of toxic particles in the air in many cities throughout the country

May plans next move in Brexit fight as chances…

As Prime Minister Theresa May prepares her next move in Britain's deadlocked Brexit battle, a senior opposition politician says unlikely the U.K. will leave the European Union as scheduled on March 29

At 30-day mark, shutdown logjam remains over…

Thirty days into the partial government shutdown, Trump and Democrats remain at odds

Facing populist assault, global elites regroup in Davos

Global elites gather in Davos amid populist assault, accusations they haven't done 'diddly squat'

Mexican pipeline explosion kills 73, leaves…

Forensic experts are attempting to separate and count charred heaps of corpses in central Mexico after a massive fireball erupted at an illegal pipeline tap, killing at least 73

China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending

China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending as trade war hits exports

The Latest: Labour deputy says party must join…

The deputy leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party says it has an obligation to join talks with Prime Minister Theresa May if she is ready to hold an "intelligent conversation" about Brexit

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump on the wall, drugs, Russia…

AP FACT CHECK: In Trump's Washington, a week of half-truths, changed stories and fabrications

Uber, Cabify cars are attacked in Spain; police…

Police in Barcelona say they have arrested seven people for allegedly trashing cars working with ride-hailing apps like Uber and Cabify as part of a protest by taxi drivers

German farmers protest agro-industry, back…

Thousands of farmers and others from across Germany have protested at the capital's landmark Brandenburg Gate, calling for climate-friendly agriculture and healthy food

Dozens of anti-govt protests in Hungary decry…

Dozens of anti-government protests have taken place in Hungary, drawing mostly hundreds of people to each event

Trump says trade deal with China 'could very well…

As trade talks between the U.S. and China move to Washington later this month, President Donald Trump is hopeful that the economic powers can find a way to end a costly tariff fight

French yellow vests protest despite Macron's…

Thousands of yellow vest protesters are rallying in several French cities for a tenth consecutive weekend

New York City gives letter grades for food cart cleanliness

New York City's iconic food carts are starting to get health department letter grades, giving on-the-go workers and tourists alike a quick reference for cleanliness and safety

Products made of threatened African wildlife sold at US expo

Photos and video taken by an animal welfare activists at a recent trophy hunting convention show an array of products crafted from the body parts of threatened big-game animals, including elephant leather clothing and furniture

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More lenient state laws could chill low-alcohol…

Beer snobs in states where grocers could offer only low-alcohol brands are raising their mugs to stronger brews thanks to updated laws that could indirectly chill the industry in two others where such regulations remain

Pacific Rim trade bloc meets in Tokyo, prepping…

Trade ministers of a Pacific Rim trade bloc have geared up to roll out and expand the market-opening initiative at a meeting in Tokyo, reaffirming their commitment to open and free trade and inviting new membership

Warm welcome for ABB Formula E in Davos