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FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal a fixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. Veterans health care remains a "high risk" issue threatening the federal budget and quality of care for former service members, auditors say in a forthcoming report. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
January 11, 2017 - 2:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans health care remains a "high risk" issue threatening the federal budget and quality of care for former service members, auditors say in a forthcoming report. The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office will place the Veteran Affairs Department's health system once...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump talks with reporters at Trump Tower in New York. As a businessman, Trump has kept the courts busy. That is not likely to end when he enters the Oval Office, creating an unusual and potentially looming problem for a sitting president. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 10, 2017 - 2:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As a businessman, Donald Trump has kept the courts busy. That's hardly likely to change when he enters the Oval Office, creating an unusual and potentially serious problem for a sitting president. Only a handful of presidents have undergone legal depositions during their terms,...
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FILE - This May 27, 2013, file photo, shows the head office and logo of Valeant Pharmaceuticals in Laval, Quebec, Canada. Valeant is selling its CeraVe, AcneFree and AMBI skincare brands to L'Oréal for $1.3 billion. Shares of the pharmaceutical company soared more than 13 percent in Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, premarket trading.(Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
January 10, 2017 - 6:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Valeant will sell just over $2 billion in assets as it pays down debts after a year and a half of bruising backlash against some of its drug prices and government probes into the way it does business. Shares of the Canadian pharmaceutical company, down 80 percent in the past year,...
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FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, a customer walks past a statue of Ronald McDonald on display outside a McDonald's restaurant in Beijing. Fast food giant McDonald's said in a statement Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 it is selling a controlling stake in its China business to a group of investors led by state-owned Chinese conglomerate Citic in a deal worth up to $2.1 billion. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
January 09, 2017 - 8:36 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Fast-food giant McDonald's is selling a controlling stake in its China business to a group of investors led by state-owned Chinese conglomerate Citic in a deal worth up to $2.1 billion, the companies said Monday. The transaction is part of a global business overhaul being carried...
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January 09, 2017 - 7:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Mars is buying the pet health care company VCA in a deal valued at around $7.7 billion. Mars will pay $93 for each share of VCA Inc. That's a 31 percent premium to the Los Angeles company's Friday closing price of $70.77. The companies said Monday that the deal also includes $1.4...
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FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, a customer walks past a statue of Ronald McDonald on display outside a McDonald's restaurant in Beijing. Fast food giant McDonald's said in a statement Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 it is selling a controlling stake in its China business to a group of investors led by state-owned Chinese conglomerate Citic in a deal worth up to $2.1 billion. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
January 09, 2017 - 2:28 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Fast-food giant McDonald's is selling a controlling stake in its China business to a group of investors led by state-owned Chinese conglomerate Citic in a deal worth up to $2.1 billion, the companies said Monday. The transaction is part of a global business overhaul being carried...
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FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, a customer walks past a statue of Ronald McDonald on display outside a McDonald's restaurant in Beijing. Fast food giant McDonald's said in a statement Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 it is selling a controlling stake in its China business to a group of investors led by state-owned Chinese conglomerate Citic in a deal worth up to $2.1 billion. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
January 09, 2017 - 1:04 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Fast-food giant McDonald's is selling a controlling stake in its China business to a group of investors led by state-owned Chinese conglomerate Citic in a deal worth up to $2.1 billion, the companies said Monday. Citic Ltd. and its investment management unit Citic Capital will...
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2016, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The government's ethics office says several of President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet choices have not completed a review to avoid conflicts of interest even as Senate Republicans move rapidly to hold at least nine confirmation hearings next week. In a letter to Senate leaders, Walter Shaub, the director of the Office of Government Ethics, described the current status of several nominees, many of whom are billionaires and millionaires, in the ethics process and expressed concern about the lack of ethics reviews just days from committee hearings. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
January 07, 2017 - 7:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Several of President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet choices have not completed a full review to avoid conflicts of interest, the government's ethics office says, even as Republican senators move quickly to hold at least nine confirmation hearings next week. In a letter to Senate...
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2016, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The government's ethics office says several of President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet choices have not completed a review to avoid conflicts of interest even as Senate Republicans move rapidly to hold at least nine confirmation hearings next week. In a letter to Senate leaders, Walter Shaub, the director of the Office of Government Ethics, described the current status of several nominees, many of whom are billionaires and millionaires, in the ethics process and expressed concern about the lack of ethics reviews just days from committee hearings. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
January 07, 2017 - 10:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Several of President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet choices have not completed a full review to avoid conflicts of interest, the government's ethics office says, even as Republican senators move quickly to hold at least nine confirmation hearings next week. In a letter to Senate...
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FILE - A May 18, 2011 file photo shows an assortment of Craftsman wrenches at a Sears store in Bethel Park, Pa. Sears is selling its well-known Craftsman brand to Stanley Black & Decker Inc., which plans to grow the tool brand by selling its products at more stores. Shares of Hoffman Estates, Illinois-based Sears Holdings Corp shares rose 7.5 percent to $11.14 before the stock market open Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
January 05, 2017 - 10:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — After controlling the Craftsman name for 90 years, troubled department store operator Sears said it will sell the famous tool brand to Stanley Black & Decker Inc. Stanley, which makes and sells tools under the DeWalt and Black & Decker names, wants to grow the Craftsman...
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