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Medical tech firm Becton Dickinson to buy C.R. Bard for $24BMedical technology firm Becton, Dickinson and Co. says it has reached an agreement to buy competitor C.R. Bard Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal worth $24 billion
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
US gas prices rise 3 cents over 2 weeks, to $2.46 a gallonThe average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 3 cents nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.46
The Associated Press4 hours ago
This image released by Open Road Films shows Charlotte Le Bon, right, and Christian Bale in a scene from "The Promise." (Jose Haro/Open Road Films via AP)
'The Fate of the Furious' laps new films at box office"The Fate of the Furious" has sped into first place at the box office again, leaving the new competition in the dust
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Saudis reinstate public sector perks after 7-month cutbackSaudi Arabia's King Salman has issued a decree reinstating public sector perks after a drop in oil prices forced the kingdom to curb big-ticket spending and implement sensitive austerity measures
The Associated Press12 hours ago
CORRECTS THAT LAGARDE IS ON THE RIGHT, NOT LEFT - International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde, right, stands with Development Committee Chair Indonesia Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati, before the Development Committee plenary, at World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings at IMF headquarters in Washington, Saturday, April 22, 2017. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Global finance leaders dodge conflict with Trump White HouseGlobal finance leaders are seeking to avoid conflict with the Trump administration over trade and environmental policy
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Germany's Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble, left, speaks with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin during the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Governors group photo at World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings in Washington, Saturday, April 22, 2017. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Global finance leaders grapple with globalization fearsGlobal finance leaders have toned down language on trade protectionism and references to climate change in their statement following meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE - This Feb. 10, 2016 file photo shows a boarded up home in an area known as "Moccasin Flats" on the Blackfeet Reservation in Browning, Mont. Native Americans say the state needs to do more to develop and promote its vast tribal lands as tourist destinations. (Rion Sanders/The Great Falls Tribune via AP, File)
Montana lawmakers seek to make Native America a destinationMontana might be known internationally for such recreational jewels as Glacier and Yellowstone national parks, but Native Americans say the state is losing an opportunity by failing to develop and promote its vast tribal lands as tourist destinations
The Associated Press23 hours ago
FILE - In this Friday, June 3, 2016 file photo, an American Airlines passenger jet takes off from Miami International Airport in Miami. The company said it grounded a flight attendant who got into a verbal confrontation with a passenger after taking a baby stroller away from another passenger on a Friday, April 21, 2017 flight from San Francisco to Dallas-Fort Worth. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
American tries to learn from United's mistakes in incidentAnother day, another cell phone video of a passenger conflict on an airplane
The Associated Press1 day ago
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