Finance

Wells Fargo to get millions for U. of Iowa utility deal

One of the world's largest banks will reap a windfall from the University of Iowa's multi-billion-dollar plan to outsource its utility operations before students or faculty see any benefit from the deal

In surprise decision, US approves muscular…

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a second drug to treat muscular dystrophy, the debilitating disease that causes loss of movement and early death

AP FACT CHECK: Bloomberg says he's killing coal…

Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg is taking a huge amount of credit for the decline of the coal industry

General Motors to invest $1.5 billion in Missouri…

General Motors says it is investing $1.5 billion in truck production at a suburban St. Louis plant

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Unions striking for Alitalia fix ground hundreds…

Hundreds of international and domestic flights in Italy have been cancelled as air transport workers held a nationwide strike to protest feared firings and salary cuts at troubled national carrier Alitalia

Historic Detroit power plant demolished to aid…

A Detroit power plant that was more than 100 years old has been demolished to accommodate a Jeep factory

Bloomberg plan to reduce carbon emissions by 50…

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg has released a plan to eliminate all coal power plants and slow the expansion of the natural gas sector

Chinese-led consortium to build Cyprus' gas import terminal

Cyprus has signed a deal with a Chinese-led consortium to build the east Mediterranean island nation's first natural gas import terminal that officials said will help the country generate cleaner and cheaper energy

Norway's Telenor drops Huawei for Ericsson in 5G…

Norway's biggest wireless carrier, Telenor, has chosen Sweden's Ericsson to supply part of its new 5G network

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Key takeaways from Boris Johnson's sweeping…

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has led his Conservative Party to a landslide victory in the general election that was dominated by Brexit

Climate talks head into overtime with key issues…

Officials from almost 200 countries hunkered down for another night of talks as a global climate meeting in Madrid went into overtime without agreement on key issues

EU relief as UK polls signal Brexit may soon be…

EU leaders are satisfied that at least the British election result is clear

Tramadol is an odd, unpredictable opioid…

Scientists describe tramadol as a messy and unpredictable man-made opioid

Another opioid crisis is raging through the developing world

Mass abuse of the drug tramadol spans continents, from India to Africa to the Middle East. The problem is that advocates claimed it was a safer opioid, relieving pain with little risk of abuse

Trump says US, China have reached deal; Sunday…

President Donald Trump says the U.S. has canceled plans to impose new tariffs on $160 billion worth of Chinese imports Sunday

'Shop early': US Christmas trees supplies tight…

With Christmas less than two weeks away, finding the perfect tree might take some searching

China leaders promise to shore up 2020 growth…

China's  leaders have promised to shore up slowing economic growth and reduce poverty in the coming year amid a tariff war with Washington

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Japan's 'tankan' economic survey shows sentiment…

A closely watched economic survey by the Bank of Japan shows sentiment among major manufacturers soured for a fourth straight quarter