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  • TAORMINA, Sicily— The Latest on Group of Seven summit:. The tensions took place when anarchists, communists and other anti-global protesters held a demonstration after the Group of Seven summit in Taormina, Sicily. After a two-day summit in Italy, French President Emmanuel Macron had warm words for Donald Trump, despite the fact the U.S. president did not join in...

  • TAORMINA, Sicily— Seven wealthy democracies ended their summit Saturday in Italy without unanimous agreement on climate change, as the Trump administration plans to take more time to say whether the U.S. is going to remain in the Paris accord on limiting greenhouse gas emissions. "is in the process of reviewing its policies on climate change and on the Paris...

  • NEW YORK— Financial services firm USAA, facing a backlash to its decision to pull advertising from Sean Hannity's show on Fox News Channel, says it is withdrawing from other opinion-based television programs. Yet the conservative watchdog Media Research Center noted that USAA ads had run in recent weeks on left-leaning shows hosted by Rachel Maddow, Lawrence...

  • BOSTON, May 26- Fidelity Investments may support shareholder proxy proposals calling on companies to report on sustainability matters this year, a major shift by the Boston asset manager as climate activists gain more traction at large U.S. corporations. Fidelity's new language marks a milestone since the family-controlled Boston fund manager, the...

  • LOS ANGELES— The advocacy group GLAAD says the representation of LGBTQ characters in major Hollywood films increased nearly 1 percent in 2016, but the group says many of the portrayals weren't positive. GLAAD's annual study released Thursday surveyed 125 releases from the seven major Hollywood studios and found them again to be severely lagging behind...

  • "Ask Brianna" is a column from NerdWallet for 20- somethings or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans— all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. Send your questions about postgrad life to askbrianna@nerdwallet.com.

  • WASHINGTON, May 19- President Donald Trump's administration will soon offer an exclusive contract that will give one company the right to service billions of dollars of outstanding federal student loans now handled by four companies, officials said on Friday. The U.S. Education Department, led by Trump pick Betsy DeVos, said the streamlining will save money...

  • LONDON, May 18- Bitcoin is well-entrenched as the preferred payment for cybercriminals like the WannaCry hackers who have hit more than 300,000 computers over the past week, but cryptocurrencies offering more anonymity are threatening to displace it. Bitcoin was set up in 2008 by someone- or some group- calling themselves Satoshi Nakamoto, and was the first...

  • LONDON, May 18- Bitcoin is well-entrenched as the preferred payment for cybercriminals like the WannaCry hackers who have hit more than 300,000 computers over the past week, but cryptocurrencies offering more anonymity are threatening to displace it. Bitcoin was set up in 2008 by someone- or some group- calling themselves Satoshi Nakamoto, and was the first...

  • Gasoline demand in the first two months of 2017 was down 2.1 percent from a year ago, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Analysts and refiners blamed the drop in gasoline demand to unusually bad weather in California and Texas, states with the highest U.S. driving volumes. California's rainfall in January and February was more than double...

  • NEW YORK— A federal agency voted to kick off the repeal of "net neutrality" rules designed to keep broadband providers like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast from interfering with the internet. It's the latest change that the Federal Communications Commission has made to ease regulation of the phone, broadcast and cable industries. Undoing the net neutrality rules—...

  • LONDON, May 18- Bitcoin is well-entrenched as the preferred payment for cybercriminals like the WannaCry hackers who have hit more than 300,000 computers over the past week, but cryptocurrencies offering more anonymity are threatening to displace it. Bitcoin was set up in 2008 by someone- or some group- calling themselves Satoshi Nakamoto, and was the first...

  • LONDON, May 18- Bitcoin is well-entrenched as the preferred payment for cybercriminals like the WannaCry hackers who have hit more than 300,000 computers over the past week, but cryptocurrencies offering more anonymity are threatening to displace it. Bitcoin was set up in 2008 by someone- or some group- calling themselves Satoshi Nakamoto, and was the first...

  • Bill Shuster, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, told colleagues his top priority this year is to overhaul the Federal Aviation Administration along those lines. He said the FAA has been trying to put in place a high-tech system for air traffic controllers for nearly three decades, but progress has been incremental.

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— A Dubai firm's dream of towing icebergs from the Antarctic to the Arabian Peninsula could face some titanic obstacles. They are up for grabs to whoever can take them, "managing director Abdullah al-Shehi told The Associated Press in his Dubai office. The firm would send ships down to Heard Island, an Australian nature reserve in the...

  • NEW YORK, May 17- The number of Americans traveling by car for the Memorial Day holiday will hit a 12- year high this year, fueled by a growing economy and relatively low gasoline prices, the nation's largest motorists' advocacy group said on Wednesday. The Memorial Day holiday period is defined as Thursday, May 25 through Monday, May 29. Higher confidence has led to...

  • MEXICO CITY, May 16- Top Mexican miners Grupo Mexico, Penoles, Fresnillo and billionaire Carlos Slim's Frisco together owe nearly $180 million in mining royalties to Mexico for 2015, according to preliminary government figures seen by Reuters. The documents, which are part of an industry-wide review for tax compliance led by Mexico's tax authority, estimate...

  • Researchers compared the amount of key pollutants coming out of diesel tailpipes on the road in 10 countries and the European Union to the results of government lab tests for nitrogen oxides. "The paper shows how much human failure costs," said Jens Borken-Kleefeld, a transportation scientist at the International Institute for Applied System Analysis in...

  • SAO PAULO, May 8- Brazilian police searched the Sao Paulo offices of drugmaker Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc on Monday as part of a probe into its relationship with a patient advocacy group accused of filing fraudulent lawsuits to spur drug purchases. Alexion confirmed that police had visited its office in Brazil and said in an emailed statement that it...

  • Since inauguration day on Jan. 20, top executives from at least 186 companies have visited with Trump or senior advisers at the White House or on presidential trips, including those to Mar-a-Lago, the private, seaside Florida club where he spends many weekends. But Reuters analyzed more than 900 White House press pool reports to give the first big picture view,...