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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve policymakers were worried last month about inflation, but for two opposing reasons. (full story)


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on e-commerce giant Amazon, saying Wednesday that the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers." (full story)


NEW YORK (AP) — Six months into her tenure as head of the Small Business Administration, Linda McMahon sees a split among small business owners — they are increasingly optimistic, she says, but many are held back by their inability to get loans or find the right workers for jobs that are staying open. (full story)


WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States won't settle for cosmetic changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, the top U.S. trade negotiator said, as negotiations to rework terms of the pact began. (full story)


WASHINGTON (AP) — The CEO of Campbell Soup is resigning from a White House jobs panel over comments about racism made by President Donald Trump. (full story)


DALLAS (AP) — Airline loyalty programs are losing much of their allure even for frequent flyers, and the rules for navigating the system have changed. (full story)


WASHINGTON (AP) — Homebuilders pulled back sharply on construction of apartment complexes in July, causing housing starts to tumble to a three-month low. (full story)


WASHINGTON (AP) — Of all the trade deals he lambasted on the campaign trail as threats to American workers, President Donald Trump reserved particular scorn for one: The North American Free Trade Agreement. (full story)


NORWOOD, Ohio (AP) — Herbie Mays is 3M proud, and it shows — in the 3M shirt he wears; in the 3M ring he earned after three decades at the company's plant in suburban Cincinnati; in the way he shows off a card from a 3M supervisor, praising Mays as "a GREAT employee." (full story)


TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Monday, following the drop of technology shares last week on Wall Street. (full story)


LOS ANGELES (AP) — A sole winning Powerball ticket worth $447.8 million and matching all six numbers was sold in Southern California, and whoever owns it will claim the 10th largest lottery prize in U.S. history, lottery officials said Sunday. (full story)


PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the first round of France's parliamentary election (all times local): (full story)


BOLOGNA, Italy (AP) — Top environment officials from the Group of Seven wealthy democracies met Sunday in Italy amid ongoing differences between the U.S. and other members of the club over how to deal with climate change. (full story)


THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Dozens of villagers in northwestern Greece have evacuated their homes after a lignite mine nearby collapsed. (full story)


BERLIN (AP) — German police on Sunday released three British citizens who were taken into custody after their conversation during a flight to London prompted an easyJet pilot to make an unscheduled stop in Cologne. (full story)


TOKYO (AP) — Money-losing Japanese nuclear and electronics company Toshiba Corp. will pay $3.68 billion toward the construction of two reactors in Georgia by its U.S. unit Westinghouse, which has filed for bankruptcy protection. (full story)


BERLIN (AP) — The chief executive of German automaker Opel reportedly plans to step down from his post once the General Motors subsidiary's sale to PSA Peugeot-Citroen has been completed. (full story)


MOSCOW (AP) — A top official for the Russian government's nanotechnology promotion arm has been detained on fraud charges. (full story)


FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The head of the European Central Bank expressed concern about the Trump administration's moves to relax financial oversight, saying such deregulation helped pave the way for the global financial crisis. (full story)


PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Hasbro's bet on Disney is paying off. (full story)


NEW YORK (AP) — The board at Arconic is defended CEO Klaus Kleinfeld Monday after a hedge fund announced a campaign to unseat him and some of the company's directors. (full story)


NEW YORK (AP) — Messages about America, inclusiveness — and, yes, even "four years of awful hair" — kept bubbling up in Super Bowl 51 ads from Airbnb, the NFL and a line of personal care products. But there was still plenty of escapism and light humor for those who weren't into the politics. (full story)


WASHINGTON (AP) — Dollar General Corp. says it plans to create 10,000 jobs this year tied to the opening of 1,000 stores and two distribution centers. (full story)


LONDON (AP) — A team of French officials went to London Monday on a mission to make Paris the European Union's financial hub once Britain leaves the EU. (full story)


NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has wasted little time in beginning a push to reverse the stricter banking regulations enacted after the 2008 financial crisis. Trump has branded the Dodd-Frank Act "a disaster" — a regulatory overreach that slowed the economy and stifled lending to consumers and businesses. (full story)


WASHINGTON (AP) — Uber's CEO quit President Donald Trump's business council. Nordstrom stopped selling Ivanka Trump's fashion. Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Toyota, meanwhile, suffered through the discomfort of being on the receiving end of Trump Twitter tirades. (full story)