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PARIS (AP) — The Euro Disney group went on trial in France on Wednesday for publishing an allegedly discriminatory job ad a decade ago requesting that candidates have "European citizenship" to work as parade artists at its famous Disneyland Paris theme ...more

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TORONTO (AP) — Canada's central bank said Wednesday the Canadian economy will shrink in the second quarter because of Alberta's devastating wildfires, which shut down its oil sands production.The Bank of Canada, which kept its key interest rate ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — Google's self-driving car project is heading to the Motor City.Google said Wednesday it's opening a self-driving technology development center in the Detroit suburb of Novi.The company isn't yet saying how many people will ...more

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GENEVA (AP) — A U.N. panel aimed to prevent torture says it's cutting short a trip to Ukraine because security forces aren't granting access to sites that it wants to visit.Envoys from the U.N. Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture say the denia ...more

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LE HAVRE, France (AP) — French drivers are fuming, oil industry workers are divided, and the government is reaching into its fuel reserves to end gasoline shortages that have heightened the stakes of nationwide protests to defend labor protections. ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — French drug company Sanofi is trying to toss the entire board at Medivation after the U.S. drugmaker rejected its $9.3 billion takeover bid.Sanofi said Medivation has refused to discuss a deal. It named eight people on Wednesday ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for July delivery was 2 cents a bale higher at $4.66 a bushel; July corn was 4.50 cents higher at $4.0220 bushel; July oats was 2.50 cents hi ...more

AP News - May 25, 2016 10:04 AM

BRUSSELS (AP) — On-demand video providers like Netflix, iTunes and Amazon will be required to have a fifth of their films and TV shows on offer in the European Union be Europe-made, under new proposals issued Wednesday.The quota would match one ...more

AP News - May 25, 2016 9:45 AM

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet on Wednesday approved a raft of new measures combining "opportunities and obligations" designed to help Germany deal with the influx of about 1.1 million asylum-seekers registered as entering the country ...more

AP News - May 25, 2016 9:20 AM

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece will avoid a default this summer after international creditors reached a milestone decision early Wednesday to unfreeze a batch of bailout loans and to find a way to ease the country's debt load.The yield on the benc ...more

AP News - May 25, 2016 9:06 AM

BEIJING (AP) — Mickey Mouse has a new and deep-pocketed challenger: China's shopping mall king.The developer that bought Hollywood studio Legendary Entertainment is preparing to fight Disney to lead China's - and possibly the world's— theme park ...more

AP News - May 25, 2016 9:03 AM

BERLIN (AP) — Photos of Germany's national soccer team on a popular chocolate bar have prompted online outrage among Germany's far right because they include childhood pictures of some players of migrant origin.Candymaker Ferrero swapped the usu ...more

AP News - May 25, 2016 8:44 AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Salt Lake City International Airport is planning to get rid of smoking rooms to join more than 600 other airports that are already smoke-free.Airport officials said in a news release Tuesday that they will phase out fiv ...more

AP News - May 25, 2016 7:37 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets rallied Wednesday as solid U.S. data raised expectations for a strong recovery in the world's largest economy. European stocks were buoyed also by a deal to get Greece more rescue loans.KEEPING SCOR ...more

AP News - May 25, 2016 6:55 AM

LONDON (AP) — Ratings agency Standard & Poor's says a vote to leave the European Union could jeopardize the pound's standing as an international reserve currency, potentially threatening the country's credit rating.The warning comes amid ano ...more

AP News - May 25, 2016 6:08 AM

LONDON (AP) — Anglo-Dutch oil company Royal Dutch Shell says it will trim at least 2,200 jobs globally amid challenging times in the oil industry.The losses are in addition to cuts already being implemented because of the energy company's merger ...more

AP News - May 25, 2016 3:35 AM

BEIJING (AP) — Mickey Mouse has a new and deep-pocketed challenger: China's shopping mall king.The developer that bought Hollywood studio Legendary Entertainment is preparing to fight Disney to lead China's - and possibly the world's— theme park ...more

AP News - May 25, 2016 3:23 AM

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday that it will build a second factory in Malaysia as part of expansion to meet rising local demand.The new 2 billion ringgit ($488 million) plant will be built by T ...more

AP News - May 25, 2016 3:22 AM

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Wednesday it has filed patent infringement lawsuits against South Korean mobile phone rival Samsung in the United States and China, in a case that highlights the rise of Asian competitors as technology crea ...more

AP News - May 25, 2016 12:55 AM

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Wednesday it has filed patent infringement lawsuits against South Korean mobile phone rival Samsung in the United States and China, in a case that highlights the rise of Asian competitors as technology crea ...more

AP News - May 24, 2016 11:32 PM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets rallied Wednesday as solid U.S. housing sales data and overnight gains on Wall Street raised expectations for a strong recovery in the world's largest economy.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 rose 1 ...more

AP News - May 24, 2016 7:44 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hewlett Packard Enterprise is continuing to slim down by selling its business services division to competitor Computer Sciences Corp.Both companies said the deal is worth about $8.5 billion to shareholders in HP Enterprise, ...more

AP News - May 24, 2016 7:11 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department has arrested five people in Miami accused of posing as IRS agents in telephone calls and demanding immediate payment of overdue taxes, a scheme that netted them an estimated $2 million, a top official said Tues ...more

AP News - May 24, 2016 7:09 PM

LONDON (AP) — Satires set in financial-crisis Ireland and the high-end art world share this year's Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for comic fiction, whose rewards include a bottle of champagne and a pig.Paul Murray's "The Mark of the Void" a ...more

AP News - May 24, 2016 6:15 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis says the team has begun conducting market research studies to gather information about a potential move to Las Vegas.Davis said Tuesday at the NFL owners meetings that the initial reports h ...more

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