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Nestle to sell Starbucks products in $7B deal
SEATTLE (AP) -- Nestle has entered into an agreement to bring Starbucks products to millions of homes worldwide....

Cloud computing, artificial intelligence on Microsoft agenda
SEATTLE (AP) -- Microsoft's annual Build conference for software developers kicks off on Monday, giving the company an opportunity to offer updates on its computing platforms and services....

Average price of US gas jumps 7 cents, to $2.90 a gallon
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) -- The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. rose 7 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $2.90, the 10th week straight of increases....

Jay-Z lawyers: SEC probe has become a 'celebrity hunt'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Lawyers for Jay-Z say the Securities and Exchange Commission has gone on a "celebrity hunt" by demanding the rapper submit to unlimited questioning about various businesses....

Russia's Putin sworn in for 4th term; vows economic reforms
MOSCOW (AP) -- Vladimir Putin took the oath of office Monday for his fourth term as Russian president, promising to pursue an economic agenda that would boost living standards across the country....

Macron's 1st year: World fame, Trump hugs, French anger
PARIS (AP) -- In just one year as France's president, Emmanuel Macron has emerged as a key world player, speaking up for Europe and Western democratic values and striking a surprise friendship with Donald Trump. But Macron has made his biggest impact - and his biggest enemies - at home....

Big investor offers about $6.5 billion for athenahealth
Prominent athenahealth investor Elliott Management Corp. is offering about $6.5 billion to take the medical billing software maker private after saying it has grown frustrated with the company's performance....

Report: Millions of tweets spread anti-Semitic messages
Millions of anti-Semitic messages on Twitter have spread negative stereotypes and conspiracy theories about Jews across the social media platform, according to a report Monday by the Anti-Defamation League....

Egypt approves law to govern popular ride-hailing apps
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's parliament has approved a law to govern popular ride-hailing apps Uber and Careem after the companies appealed a court ruling that revoked their licenses....

'Avengers: Infinity War' scores second best weekend 2 ever
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- After breaking opening weekend records, "Avengers: Infinity War" continued to dominate in its second weekend in theaters, but alternative programming like the romantic comedy "Overboard" also found an audience in what has historically been considered the "official" kick-off to the summer movie season....

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