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Brexit negotiations: The best and worst cases for the UK finance industry

A year since Britons voted to leave the EU, one of the few certainties is that international financial companies will move jobs out of London.…

China tightens online video controls, jolting investors

BEIJING (AP) — Three popular Chinese internet services have been ordered to stop streaming video after censors complained it contained improper comments on sensitive issues. The move prompted a sell-off in the U.S.-traded shares...

Alaska lawmakers weigh budget compromise as shutdown looms

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska budget negotiators on Thursday reached a tentative agreement on a plan to fund state operations for another year, in hopes of avoiding a government shutdown.

Chinese automaker buys stake in Malaysia's Proton

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Chinese owner of Sweden's Volvo Cars will inject $40 million into Malaysia's Proton as part of its purchase of a key stake in the automaker, an executive of the Malaysian company said...

New jobs, promotions for 23 Central Iowa professionals

New hires and promotions at Central Iowa businesses June 23         

Michigan's 4.2% jobless rate still isn't enough to declare victory in economy

Michigan's low 4.2% unemployment rate in May masks the underlying problems still besetting the state's economy.        

Whole Foods-Amazon deal can fuel both

Tie-up offers platform for companies to further alter how Americans shop        

Lasting Impact From Hail Storm: Rental Car Shortage

The deluge of hail on May 8 appears to have led to a shortage of rental cars in the Denver metro area.

Hammer Medical Supply's new owner plans to continue to grow the business

Longtime Hammer Medical Supply company has been sold to an Iowa company that operates pharmacies and medical supply stores.         

Former Hoboken council president faces prison in $7M cab leasing scam

In a plan that used straw buyers to finance cars they could not afford, former Hoboken councilman Christopher Campos was convicted of fraud an conspiracy in a Manhattan courtroom on Thursday. NEW YORK--Former Hoboken City...

Bedrock opens new headquarters in historic building

Remodeled Detroit building that was vacant for 47 years is new home base for Bedrock        

Food seized from St. Paul warehouse due to infestation of rodents, birds and insects

U.S. Marshals seized about $73,000 worth of food on May 26 from Professional Warehouse and Distribution, at the corner of University and Cleveland avenues, following a failed U.S. Food and Drug Administration inspection.

Google urges Congress to revise outdated overseas data laws

Access to data stored overseas has become a contentious issue with tech companies and the US government. Today, in a speech given to the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank, Google's senior vice president and...

Help wanted: Americans don’t need more degrees, they need training

GUEST: America has more than 6 million vacant jobs, yet the country is “facing a serious skills gap,” Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta recently said. And last week his boss, President Donald Trump, said he wants to close this...

Will Christie let you shoot off fireworks in your back yard on the Fourth of July?

The state Assembly gave final legislative approval to the bill Thursday. TRENTON -- With less than two weeks to the Fourth of July, state lawmakers on Thursday gave final passage to a bill that would legalize the sale and...