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Business French court says Uber may infringe on taxi law French court says Uber may infringe on taxi law
A French court has ruled that Uber's ride-hailing service may infringe French law and ordered the company to make changes to its popular mobile app-based service.
Business U.S. retail sales climb on holiday shopping U.S. retail sales climb on holiday shopping
U.S. retail sales perked up in November with the start of the holiday shopping season, led by online buying and purchases of autos, clothing and electronics.
Business McDonald's to trim menu, examine ingredients McDonald's to trim menu, examine ingredients
McDonald's is planning to trim its menu, review its cooking methods and maybe even get rid of some of the ingredients it uses to change perceptions that it serves junk food.
Business Report: U.S. companies seek secret tax deals in Luxembourg Report: U.S. companies seek secret tax deals in Luxembourg
A group of international journalists says leaked confidential documents show The Walt Disney Co., Koch Industries and other companies created a tangle of subsidiaries in Luxembourg that may have helped them slash the taxes they pay in the U.S. and Europe.
Business Iran: Fall in global oil prices is 'treachery' Iran: Fall in global oil prices is 'treachery'
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that the sharp fall in global oil prices is the result of "treachery," in an apparent reference to regional rival Saudi Arabia, which opposed production cuts.
Business Exxon sees abundant oil, gas far into future Exxon sees abundant oil, gas far into future
North America, once a sponge that sucked in a significant portion of the world's oil, will instead be supplying the world with oil and other liquid hydrocarbons by the end of this decade, according to ExxonMobil's annual long-term energy forecast.
Business U.S. job openings rise, hiring remains healthy U.S. job openings rise, hiring remains healthy
The number of available U.S. jobs rose in October to the second-highest level in 14 years, and companies kept hiring at a healthy pace, adding to evidence of an improving economy.
Business Why areas with good jobs have hard-to-afford homes Why areas with good jobs have hard-to-afford homes
Around the country, areas with the strongest job markets increasingly have some of the costliest homes. And areas with the most affordable homes lack a solid base of middle class jobs that attract workers.