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Russia's Men Increasingly See Army As Good Job, Not Dead End

FINANCE | By Dmitry Kozlov | Dec 10
Increasingly, the young men of Russia say they see military service as an opportunity, not a dreaded obligation to avoid.

Big Business Warns Trump Against Mass Deportation

CORPORATE | By Steve Peoples | Dec 10
Still grappling with Donald Trump's surprise election, the nation's business community has begun to pressure the president-elect to abandon campaign-trail pledges of mass deportation and other hardline immigration policies.

Pfizer Fined for Hiking Epilepsy Drug Price 2,600 Pct in UK

CORPORATE | By Danica Kirka | Dec 9
British regulators fined U.S. drugmaker Pfizer and distributor Flynn Pharma a record 89.4 million pounds ($112.7 million) Wednesday for increasing the cost of an epilepsy drug by as much as 2,600 percent.

Study: 'Obamacare' Repeal-Only Would Leave 30M Uninsured

LEGAL | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 9
Repealing President Barack Obama's health care law without a clear replacement risks making nearly 30 million people uninsured, according to a study released Wednesday.

Innovation or A Monopoly? AT&T, Time Warner Go Before Senate

CORPORATE | By Marcy Gordon | Dec 8
The CEOs of AT&T and Time Warner are heading to Capitol Hill in a bid to convince senators that a merger of their two companies will mean innovative new experiences for consumers.

EU Fines 3 Banks $520 Million Over Rate Market Rigging

FINANCE | By Raf Casert | Dec 8
European Union regulators on Wednesday fined banks JPMorgan Chase, HSBC and Credit Agricole a combined $520 million for colluding to manipulate the price of financial products linked to interest rates.

Australia Considers Charging Power Generators for Pollution

LEGAL | Dec 7
Australia will consider making electrical power companies pay for greenhouse gas pollution they create, three years after the government scrapped the national carbon tax, a Cabinet minister said Monday.

Trump Threatens Payback for U.S. Companies That Move Abroad

CORPORATE | By Paul Wiseman | Dec 7
President-elect Donald Trump is threatening to impose heavy taxes on U.S. companies that move jobs overseas and still try to sell their products to Americans.

Drive-by Lawsuits

LEGAL | Dec 7
Thousands of lawsuits have been filed in the U.S. for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, but many business owners say they're nothing more than a shakedown.

Obama Blocks Proposed Takeover of Germany's Aixtron

CORPORATE | Dec 6
Citing a national security risk, President Barack Obama on Friday blocked a Chinese investor's proposed takeover of Aixtron SE, a German maker of semiconductor manufacturing equipment.

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