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  1. Mars aims to tackle 'broken' cocoa model with new sustainability schemeWed, 19 Sep 2018 09:16:38 -0400
    Mars Wrigley Confectionery launched a new sustainability strategy on Wednesday with the aim of combating deforestation, child labor and poverty in what it called the "broken" cocoa supply chain. More...
  2. Rise in Treasury yields weighs on Wall St.Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:06:17 -0400
    U.S. stock markets were on course to dip at opening on Wednesday, as the focus shifted away from a trade spat with China to rising Treasury yields. More...
  3. China says won't weaken currency to boost exports, as U.S. tariffs mountWed, 19 Sep 2018 08:29:34 -0400
    China will not stoop to competitive devaluation of its currency, Premier Li Keqiang stressed, hours after China hit back, with a softer punch than the one landed by the United States, in an escalating tariff war between the world's largest economies. More...
  4. EU says McDonald's, Luxembourg tax deal not illegalWed, 19 Sep 2018 08:05:48 -0400
    McDonald's tax deal with Luxembourg did not breach EU state aid rules, EU antitrust regulators ruled on Wednesday, saying the reason the U.S. fast food chain did not pay some taxes was due to the mismatch between U.S. and Luxembourg laws. More...
  5. Luxembourg welcomes EU ruling on McDonald's taxesWed, 19 Sep 2018 08:05:48 -0400
    Luxembourg welcomed on Wednesday the European Commission's ruling that its tax deal with McDonald's was not illegal after a three-year long investigation. More...
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  1. Danske Bank boss quits over $234 billion money laundering scandalWed, 19 Sep 2018 09:30:41 -0400
    Danske Bank's chief executive Thomas Borgen resigned on Wednesday after a investigation revealed payments totalling 200 billion euros ($234 billion) through its Estonian branch, many of which the bank said were suspicious. More...
  2. Vietnam jails two Vietnamese-Americans for 14 years for attempting to overthrow the stateWed, 19 Sep 2018 09:27:10 -0400
    (Corrects this Aug. 22 story throughout to show defendants were convicted for attempting to overthrow the state (not found guilty of terrorism or masterminding bomb attacks). The original story and a previous correction had misrepresented the nature of the charges.) More...
  3. Former Kavanaugh classmate denies knowledge of sexual assault: CNNWed, 19 Sep 2018 09:03:49 -0400
    Another former classmate of Supreme Court appointee Brett Kavanaugh denies he attended a high school party where a California professor says the nominee sexually assaulted her three decades ago, CNN reported on Wednesday. More...
  4. Trump to visit North Carolina as waterways rise after FlorenceWed, 19 Sep 2018 09:01:44 -0400
    U.S. President Donald Trump is expected on Wednesday to visit North Carolina, where thousands of homes and roadways remain underwater and swollen rivers threaten more flooding less than a week after Hurricane Florence made landfall. More...
  5. U.S. housing starts rise on jump in multi-family constructionWed, 19 Sep 2018 08:38:27 -0400
    U.S. homebuilding increased more than expected in August, a positive sign for the housing market which has underperformed the broader economy amid rising interest rates for home loans. More...
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