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The Latest: Mexico slams US decision on solar panels tariff

The Latest: Mexico slams US decision on solar panels tariff

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines (all times local): 9:55 p.m.
Uber driver in US illegally charged with 4 California rapes

Uber driver in US illegally charged with 4 California rapes

LOS ANGELES — A Mexican man living in the U.S. illegally used his job as an Uber driver to target intoxicated young women and was charged Monday with raping, assaulting and robbing four victims, California prosecutors said.
Officials: 5 missing, fire out after Oklahoma rig explosion

Officials: 5 missing, fire out after Oklahoma rig explosion

QUINTON, Okla. — Five people are missing after a fiery explosion ripped through an eastern Oklahoma drilling rig on Monday, sending plumes of black smoke into the air and leaving a derrick crumpled on the ground, emergency officials said.
Back to work: Government shutdown ends after Dems relent

Back to work: Government shutdown ends after Dems relent

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late Monday, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations.
Get your stuff and go: Amazon opens store with no cashiers

Get your stuff and go: Amazon opens store with no cashiers

SEATTLE — No cashiers, no registers and no cash — this is how Amazon sees the future of store shopping.

Get Started: Shutdown puts brakes on small business activity

The federal government shutdown appears to have lasted one business day, long enough to give many small companies a taste of how much a longer disruption could affect them.
Puerto Rico moves to privatize troubled power company

Puerto Rico moves to privatize troubled power company

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico's governor announced Monday that he is moving to privatize the U.S.
Trump business ethics pledges left plenty room for profiting

Trump business ethics pledges left plenty room for profiting

NEW YORK — Among the many promises Donald Trump made a year ago to assure people he wouldn't profit off his presidency, one stood out for its boldness: a pledge to donate the profits from any foreign governments staying in his namesake hotels to the
Trump to face mixed welcome at elite Davos gathering

Trump to face mixed welcome at elite Davos gathering

DAVOS, Switzerland — In Davos this week, participants can experience "a day in the life of a refugee." Or hear about ways to uphold the Paris climate accord and promote free trade. Or rub elbows with any number of leaders of African countries.
Ex-Fiat Chrysler exec pleads guilty in union payoff scheme

Ex-Fiat Chrysler exec pleads guilty in union payoff scheme

DETROIT — A former Fiat Chrysler executive pleaded guilty Monday to showering more than $1.