Apple Inc. is in talks to buy long-term supplies of cobalt directly from miners for the first time, according to people familiar with the matter, seeking to ensure it will have enough of the key battery ingredient amid industry fears of a shortage driven by the electric vehicle boom. The iPhone maker is one of […]

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U.S. stocks were trading higher Friday, a day after both the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 fell into correction territory. The Dow Jones industrial average rose about 180 points Friday morning, with Boeing and Apple leading the charge. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq composite were both up roughly 0.8 percent, with […]

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U.S. stocks were trading higher Friday, a day after both the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 fell into correction territory. The Dow Jones industrial average rose about 180 points Friday morning, with Boeing and Apple leading the charge. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq composite were both up roughly 0.8 percent, with […]

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Growing concern about terrorists getting a bomb onto a plane headed for the United States prompted an emergency order requiring stricter scrutiny of air cargo by TSA Administrator David Pekoske. Effective Monday morning, all cargo being loaded onto flights at last point of departure airports in five predominately Muslim countries — Egypt, Jordan, Qatar, Saudi […]

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices posted their strongest opening to a year since 2014 on Tuesday, with crude rising to mid-2015 highs amid large anti-government rallies in Iran and ongoing supply cuts led by OPEC and Russia. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $60.63 a barrel at 0747 GMT, up 21 cents, […]

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LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks headed for a record twelfth month of gains on Tuesday, as a 5 1/2-month high in European stocks and records elsewhere underscored one of the most robust bull markets on record. Europe’s latest rally came as figures from the once-fragile euro zone showed its growth now running at 2.5 percent […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Major tech companies plan to tell Congress Tuesday that they have found additional evidence of Russian activity on their services related to the 2016 U.S. election. Facebook, for instance, says a Russian group posted more than 80,000 times on its service during and after the election, potentially reaching as many as 126 […]

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State-owned Saudi Arabian Airlines said it will start flying regularly to Iraq on Monday after a 27-year halt, state news agency SPA said. The carrier’s director general, Saleh bin Nasser al-Jasser, will accompany reporters and passengers on the first flight to depart from the Saudi city of Jeddah to Baghdad, SPA said late on Sunday. […]

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China has implemented an unprecedented pollution crackdown in recent months as the country shuts down tens of thousands of factories. The effort is part of a national effort to address China’s infamous pollution and has affected wide swaths of China’s manufacturing sector. In total, it is estimated that 40 percent of all China’s factories have […]

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