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Toys R Us closing 26 stores in U.K. as part of bankruptcy

Toys R Us said Monday that it will close at least 26 stores in the United Kingdom, the first wave of...

The Latest: 13 states challenge to California egg law

The Latest on a lawsuit challenging California's egg law (all times local):4:35 p.m.

13 states launch new legal challenge to California egg law

More than a dozen states banded together Monday to ask the U.S.

Mold in bottled water for babies causes a recall and an FDA consumer alert

Kroger recalled gallon containers of Comforts For Baby Purified Water in 12 states after complaints of mold in the water prompted testing that confirmed the complaints.

Amid backlash, Belk confirms holiday bell ringers will be back

Following customer backlash, Salvation Army bell ringers will be back at Belk stores this holiday season.

Box office top 20: 'Coco,' 'Justice League' stay on top

With no major new releases hitting theaters, Pixar's acclaimed "Coco" again topped the North American box office in its second week of release.

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Among 10 Things to Know: How high court rules on Trump travel ban; lawmakers seek to reconcile dueling tax bills; Trump rolls back protections on some Utah public lands.

Nissan undaunted by bid to stop electric vehicle tax credits

The head of Nissan Motor Co.'s operations in North America said the Japanese automaker is undaunted by congressional efforts to do away with a tax credit for plug-in electric

Slump for tech stocks overshadows gains by telecoms, banks

NEW YORK — Stock indexes didn't do much at first glance on Monday, but the modest move for the Standard & Poor's 500 masked some dramatic changes roiling underneath the

Bag the mistletoe, cut the booze: Office parties sober up

NEW YORK — 'Tis the season to keep that office holiday party from adding to the list of workplace sexual misconduct scandals.With the names of Weinstein, Spacey and Lauer likely

Why CVS Wants to Buy Aetna

One reason has to do with the economics of health care. The other has to do with the economics of brick-and-mortar retail in 2017.

How the Senate tax plan affects San Diego housing

The House version of the tax bill worried housing advocates. The Senate's version doesn't do much to calm fears.

Provision to charge foreign airlines extra taxes was cut from Senate tax bill

A provision meant to increase taxes for certain foreign carriers was removed from the Senate tax bill that was approved Saturday.

Block California's egg law, 12 states ask the Supreme Court

A dozen states are banding together to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block a California law requiring any eggs sold there to come from hens that have space to stretch out in their

Tech stocks slump, offsetting gains by telecoms and banks

Stock indexes didn't do much at first glance Monday, but the modest move for the Standard & Poor's 500 masked some dramatic changes roiling underneath the surface.

Mulvaney already is putting his stamp on CFPB — and still sparring over its

Mick Mulvaney is moving quickly to put his stamp on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau even as he continues to spar with the deputy director over who is the bureau’s lawful

Covina mansion with a pirate-themed pool seeks a $5.6-million bounty

This four-bedroom mansion, outfitted with a pirate-themed pool, is on the market in Covina for $5.588 million.

Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores springs for familiar spot in Beverly Park

Billionaire Tom Gores, by way of a corporate entity, has bought his former home in Beverly Park for $38 million.

Onetime haunt of Carole Lombard and Clark Gable sells in Hollywood

The 1920s Tuscan-style house, which looks like a miniature castle, went for $1.7 million.

A guide to some of the billions in giveaways to special interests buried in the

The Senate hid billions in giveaways to special interests in its tax measure. We ferret some of them out.

Venezuela looks to cyber currency to circumvent US financial sanctions

The leftist leader offered few specifics about the currency launch or how the struggling OPEC member would pull off such a feat, but he declared to cheers that "the 21st century

Smiley: Capitalism has always been built on the back of the poor — both black

Somehow, as King implored 50 years ago, we must awaken the sleeping conscience of America.

Her job at the mill bought her a new, better life

Acree Bell Lassiter was just 17 when she started working in a textile mill in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. Now that mill, like all the mills in her town, is gone.

U.S. stocks mixed following tax bill passage, Toronto market down

A sharp drop in the price of oil weighed on Canada's main stock index Monday as American markets were mixed following the U.S. Senate's passage of a tax bill. The S&P/TSX composite

Equifax apologizes to thousands of Canadians affected by data breach

MPs chastised an Equifax Canada executive Monday for not doing more to make amends to thousands of Canadians whose personal information was compromised by hackers.

Flair Airlines tinkering with ultra low cost model by eliminating carry-on fee

Flair Airlines Ltd. is tinkering in Canada with the ultra low-cost airline model used in the U.S. and Europe by eliminating carry-on luggage charges in response to consumer demand.

Kinder Morgan, Burnaby clash in NEB hearing over Trans Mountain project

Kinder Morgan Canada and Burnaby, B.C., clashed in a National Energy Board's hearing room Monday over the fate of local permitting for the controversial Trans Mountain expansion

Saskatchewan's climate change strategy includes buying carbon offsets

The Saskatchewan government has introduced its climate change strategy and it doesn't include a carbon tax.

Supreme Court to hear bid to reopen lopsided Churchill Falls hydro deal

The Supreme Court of Canada will be asked Tuesday to reopen a lopsided 1969 hydro deal that has so far generated $28 billion for Hydro-Quebec, versus about $2 billion for

Climatologist 'not cancelling winter' despite warmer-than-normal forecast

The coming winter months should be warmer than usual, but should also provide enough cold days to appease the winter lovers, according to a senior climatologist with Environment

Toronto police facing questions over disappearance, murder of young woman

Toronto police say its professional standards unit is now looking into how investigators handled the case of a young woman who was found dead last week after going missing.

Brexit deal close, but Northern Ireland's Unionists object to open border plan

Britain and the European Union were close to an agreement over their Brexit divorce on Monday, until talks fell apart over the issue of the Irish border.

A reunited Ireland? That could be one of Brexit's side-effects

Today, after almost 20 years of stability and peace, Northern Ireland is open and borderless, thanks to the EU common travel area policies. When that ends with Brexit in two years,

EU seeking 'sufficient progress' in Brexit talks within 2 weeks on key issues

Brexit is still about a year and half away, but the European Union is currently pressuring British Prime Minister Theresa May for real progress in the divorce talks in the next two

Irish government faces no-confidence motion

Ireland's main opposition party files a motion of no-confidence in the deputy prime minister, a move that brings the government to the verge of collapse three weeks before a

Pot stocks: Is now the time to invest in medical marijuana?

Is now the right time to buy into the hype and invest in this growing industry? Sean Mason, a senior editor with Small Cap Power, a website that reports on stocks, discusses the

U.S. SEC files charges against Quebec cryptocurrency firm

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has filed charges against a Quebec firm that deals in a cryptocurrency called PlexCoin.

Cryptocurrency is hot commodity as Bitcoin reaches record-high value

Once purchased or mined, cryptocurrency lives in the individual's digital wallet and can be used to purchase items online or at local stores that accept the currency.

U.S., Japan ground 787 Dreamliners over battery concerns

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has followed Japan's two largest airlines in grounding Boeing Co.'s new 787 Dreamliner jets after one was forced to make an emergency

Boeing 787 Dreamliner probe turns to battery monitoring system

The joint U.S. and Japanese investigation into the Boeing 787's battery problems has shifted from the battery-maker to the manufacturer of a monitoring system.