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Todays Top Business News
From around the world and across the street.

'No fireworks' at NAFTA talks, but few signs of progress
33 minutes ago
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Negotiations in Mexico to update NAFTA have not made much progress on tough U.S. demands that could sink the 1994 trade pact, but the current round of talks are progressing with civility, some participants said on Saturday.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Exclusive: Qualcomm set to win conditional Japanese antitrust okay for NXP de...
8 hours ago
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm is set to win ?imminent? Japanese antitrust clearance for its $38-billion bid for NXP Semiconductors and gain Europe?s approval by the end of the year with slight tweaks to its concessions, a person familiar with the matter said.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Winners and losers under the Senate tax overhaul proposal
by By MARCY GORDON
10 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses - like President Donald Trump and his family - do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed this week by the House....
[From AP Top Business News at 12:58 p.m. EST]
Honda recalls 900,000 Odyssey minivans; 2nd row seat may tip
by By The Associated Press
10 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Honda is recalling about 900,000 of its Odyssey minivans because the second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched....
[From AP Top Business News at 12:58 p.m. EST]
Honda recalling 900,000 minivans because seats may tip forward
12 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co said on Saturday that it was recalling about 900,000 minivans because second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched after being adjusted.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Bonn climate talks end with progress despite US stance
by By FRANK JORDANS
14 hours ago
BONN, Germany (AP) -- As the first glimmer of dawn appeared across the Rhine River, delegates stumbled out of an all-night negotiating session at this year's global climate talks, expressing satisfaction Saturday at the progress made toward creating a comprehensive rule book for fighting global warming....
[From AP Top Business News at 12:58 p.m. EST]
Volkswagen to invest $27 billion in core brand until 2022
15 hours ago
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen will invest 22.8 billion euros ($26.9 billion) in its main car brand over the next five years, it said on Saturday, a day after it announced a spending program aimed at bolstering its position as a maker of electric cars.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Despite Amazon, brick stores are not dead yet
20 hours ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Just in time for the Black Friday kick-off to holiday season shopping, stock market investors have been handed tools to bet on the decline of brick-and-mortar retail.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Verizon close to announcing digital streaming deal with NFL: Bloomberg
17 Nov 2017 at 7:30pm
(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc, no. 1 U.S. wireless carrier, is close to a new deal with the National Football League for digital streaming rights, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
[From Reuters: Business News]
U.S. rejects Ford petition to delay recall of three million vehicles
17 Nov 2017 at 6:34pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Friday it was rejecting a petition by Ford Motor Co to delay recalling about 3 million vehicles with potentially defective air bag inflators to conduct additional testing.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Business jets risk U.S. pilot shortage on competition from airlines
17 Nov 2017 at 6:14pm
MONTREAL (Reuters) - Business jet operators, already offering double digit raises to attract pilots, could face a labor shortfall in North America as they compete with U.S. airlines for talent, executives and analysts said.
[From Reuters: Business News]
California's legal pot countdown: What's coming by Jan. 1
by By MICHAEL R. BLOOD
17 Nov 2017 at 5:50pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- California has published the rules that will govern its legal marijuana economy in 2018, giving businesses and consumers a glimpse into the future....
[From AP Top Business News at 12:58 p.m. EST]
Report shows Takata recall still moving slowly
by By TOM KRISHER
17 Nov 2017 at 5:15pm
DETROIT (AP) -- A new report on recalls of potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators shows that automakers have replaced only 43 percent of the faulty parts even though recalls have been under way for more than 15 years....
[From AP Top Business News at 12:58 p.m. EST]
VA exploring idea of merging health system with Pentagon
by By HOPE YEN
17 Nov 2017 at 4:57pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As part of its effort to expand private health care, the Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring the possibility of merging its health system with the Pentagon's, a cost-saving measure that veterans groups say could threaten the viability of VA hospitals and clinics....
[From AP Top Business News at 12:58 p.m. EST]
Buyers circle suddenly attractive U.S. media companies
17 Nov 2017 at 4:42pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - All of a sudden, it seems, everybody wants to own a U.S. media company.
[From Reuters: Business News]
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