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Washington • Angry lawmakers heaped another round of blistering criticism on Wells Fargo’s CEO, pressing Thursday for details about what senior managers knew about allegedly illegal sales practices and when any concerns were disclosed. Chief Executive John Stumpf, newly stripped of …

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  • Volkswagen CEO Herbert Deiss introduces the new Volkswagen electric car during a press conference at the Paris Motor Show in Paris, France on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. Many major automakers are finding the Paris auto show, held in a city whose mayor wants to ban diesels to reduce pollution, as a fine place to show off new zero-emission electric cars. (AP Photo/Michel Euler) Automakers show off electric cars at Paris show
    Paris • Global automakers are showing off new electric vehicles at the Paris auto show as they look ahead to a world of tighter environmental standard...
    Updated Sep 29 2016 09:15 am   |     |   Share
  • Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are dropped into a bin during harvest at the Quintessa winery Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, in Rutherford, Calif. Harvest began at the Napa Valley winery on September 8 and will continue through October. A fantastic vintage for 2016 is expected. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) Napa winemakers expect better red flavors
    Rutherford, Calif. • Driving north through the Napa Valley before sunrise, portable lights like spaceships illuminate workers in the vineyards. The sm...
    Updated Sep 29 2016 09:09 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2012, file photo, a CBS logo is displayed on the exterior of CBS Scene Restaurant and Bar, at Gillette Stadium, in Foxborough, Mass. On Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, National Amusements, the company that controls CBS and Viacom, announced it wants the two media companies to combine again, more than a decade after they went their separate ways. CBS Corp. produces TV shows and owns its namesake network. Viacom Inc. owns cable channels MTV, Nickelodeon and VH1. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File) Redstone push is on to reunite CBS and Viacom
    New York • Media mogul Sumner Redstone’s firm is calling for CBS and Viacom to combine again, more than a decade after they went their separate ways. ...
    Updated Sep 29 2016 09:09 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, file photo, a Pepsi truck delivers products to vendors at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Ill. PepsiCo reports financial results Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File) PepsiCo’s drinks, snacks boost continental sales
    Purchase, N.Y. • PepsiCo sold more of its beverages and Frito-Lay snacks in North America during the third quarter, helping it deliver a profit that b...
    Updated Sep 29 2016 09:06 am   |     |   Share


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  • Members of trade unions and others march during a general strike in Brussels on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. Demonstrators marched on Thursday against cost cutting measures and government reforms. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys) Thousands of Belgians protest reforms, labor law
    Brussels • Tens of thousands of workers have rallied in the Belgian capital to protest against government reforms and labor laws, disrupting public tr...
    Updated Sep 29 2016 09:03 am   |     |   Share
  • Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa to fall to 1.6%
    Kampala, Uganda • A new World Bank report says economic growth across sub-Saharan Africa is projected to fall to 1.6 percent in 2016, the lowest level...
    Updated Sep 29 2016 09:00 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2016 file photo, Lady Gaga arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Lady Gaga will be featured on Volume, a new SiriusXM talk channel devoted to music, debuting on Oct. 17. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) Satellite channel to be talk radio for music fans
    New York • It seems like a contradiction in terms, but the SiriusXM satellite radio network is launching a talk channel devoted to music. Volume, a mi...
    Updated Sep 29 2016 09:00 am   |     |   Share
  • Australia wants slower switch to clean energy
    Canberra, Australia • A rush by Australia’s state governments to switch to clean electricity sources could undermine the country’s energy security, th...
    Updated Sep 29 2016 08:54 am   |     |   Share
  • In this photo dated Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, Algerian Energy Minister Noureddine Boutarfa, center, gestures as he leaves the International Conference Center in Algiers, Algeria, with Minister of Energy and Industry of Qatar, Bin Saleh Al-Sada, left, and acting Secretary General of OPEC Mohammed Barkindo, after a meeting of oil ministers of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting countries, OPEC, in Algiers, Algeria. OPEC nations reached a preliminary agreement Wednesday to curb oil production for the first time since the global financial crisis eight years ago, in an effort to reduce a global glut of crude that has depressed oil prices for more than two years and weakened the economies of oil-producing nations. (AP Photo/Sidali Djarboub) OPEC deal shows its resolve, desperation
    Algiers, Algeria • OPEC’s unexpected understanding to trim production shows the cartel still has the resolve — and even desperation — to try to guide ...
    Updated Sep 29 2016 08:51 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, file photo, job applicants fill out forms during a job fair at Dolphin Mall in Miami. On Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, the Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits the week before. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File) U.S. jobless claims tick higher to 254,000
    Washington • More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week but the number of applications remained low, the latest sign that layoffs are scarc...
    Updated Sep 29 2016 08:48 am   |     |   Share
  • Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike looks over a report during a expert panel at the Tokyo Metropolitan government office in Tokyo Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. The panel, launched by Koike raised concerns about ever-growing unofficial cost estimates and burden on the city and its taxpayers, warned that total cost for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic could exceed 3 trillion yen ($30 billion) unless they take drastic cost-cutting measures. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) Experts: Tokyo Olympics costs could top $30B
    Tokyo • The price tag of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could exceed 3 trillion yen ($30 billion) unless drastic cost-cutting measures are taken and several ...
    Updated Sep 29 2016 08:45 am   |     |   Share
  • This Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, photo, shows a sign advertising a sale in the window of an Express store on Lincoln Road Mall, in Miami Beach, Fla. On Thursday, Sept. 29, the Commerce Department issues the third and final estimate of how the U.S. economy performed in the April-June quarter. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) U.S. economy grew at 1.4 percent rate in spring
    Washington • The U.S. economy expanded at a slightly faster pace in the spring than previously reported, aided by new-found strength in business const...
    Updated Sep 29 2016 08:45 am   |     |   Share
  • Cambodian raising wages for garment workers
    Phnom Penh, Cambodia • The Cambodian government has agreed to raise the minimum wage for clothing and footwear workers, a move that could help placate...
    Updated Sep 29 2016 08:42 am   |     |   Share
  • Average U.S. 30-year mortgage rate dips to 3.42%
    Washington • Long-term U.S. mortgage rates slipped this week to the lowest level since mid-July. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the average for a 30-...
    Updated Sep 29 2016 08:39 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015 file photo, a plume of steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, N.H. If the nation doesn’t do more, the U.S. probably won’t quite meet the dramatic heat-trapping gas reduction goal it promised in last year’s Paris agreement to battle climate change, according to a new study. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File) Supreme Court to hear offensive trademarks case
    Washington • The Supreme Court will hear a First Amendment challenge over the government’s refusal to register offensive trademarks in a case that cou...
    Updated Sep 29 2016 08:39 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, file photo, a ’Sale Pending’ sign sits atop a realty sign outside a home for sale in Surfside, Fla. On Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, the National Association of Realtors releases its July report on pending home sales, which are seen as a barometer of future purchases. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File) U.S. pending home sales slump in August
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    Updated Sep 29 2016 08:36 am   |     |   Share
  • Denmark gets Panama Papers data to fight tax dodging
    Copenhagen • Denmark has received data leaked from a Panamanian law firm that helped customers open offshore companies to avoid paying taxes, authorit...
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  • Markets off to a mixed start Thursday
    New York • U.S. stocks are wavering between small gains and losses early Thursday as as a slide in health care and high-dividend stocks offsets gains ...
    Updated Sep 29 2016 09:17 am   |     |   Share
  • A man takes a photo of an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. Energy companies led a rally in Asian stock markets Thursday as investors welcomed news that OPEC nations planned to cut oil production for the first time in eight years in an effort to reduce a global glut. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) Stocks rise on OPEC production agreement
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    Updated Sep 29 2016 08:27 am   |     |   Share
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  • Credit Suisse, Barclays in settlement talks?
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    Updated Sep 29 2016 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • Maker of LaCroix targeted by short seller
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    Updated Sep 29 2016 01:05 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This Thursday, June 30, 2016, file photo provided by Google shows the Android Nougat statue, officially unveiled at Google campus in Mountain View, Calif. Nougat, the latest Android update from Google, offers plenty of time-saving features, plus a few to save money and perhaps even your life. The update will let you switch between apps more easily and do more without opening apps at all. New settings also let you choose which apps eat up cellular data in the background. (Google via AP, File) Android’s Nougat update isn’t flashy, still handy
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  • Cadillac’s CT6 sedan provides smooth ride
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