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Union at Audi plant in Hungary to hold week-long strike

BUDAPEST, Hungary — A union of autoworkers at a plant in Hungary of German carmaker Audi says it will launch a week-long strike after unsuccessful negotiations over wages and benefits with the company.
Businesses sound alarm as UK says prepare for no-deal Brexit

Businesses sound alarm as UK says prepare for no-deal Brexit

LONDON — Businesses in Britain and the European Union need to prepare for the possibility the U.K. will leave the bloc in March without an exit deal, senior British and EU officials warned Wednesday, as a growing number of U.K.
Pay gap between women, men in Canadian tech jobs is nearly $20K per year: study

Pay gap between women, men in Canadian tech jobs is nearly $20K per year: study

TORONTO — Women in Canadian tech jobs, with a bachelor's degree or higher, earn nearly $20,000 less a year than their male counterparts — and that pay gap can be just as stark for visible minority and Indigenous tech workers, a new study says.
Aphria urges shareholders to wait as Green Growth officially launches offer

Aphria urges shareholders to wait as Green Growth officially launches offer

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Aphria Inc. urged its shareholders to take no action after Green Growth Brands Inc. officially launched its unsolicited offer for the company. The marijuana producer said an independent committee of directors will review the bid.
Givenchy flies high as Lagerfeld is absent at Chanel couture

Givenchy flies high as Lagerfeld is absent at Chanel couture

PARIS — It's snowing in Paris, but not at Chanel, which showcased 18th-century-inspired couture that frothed inside a sunlit Italian villa.
Netflix joins MPAA lobbying group, its 1st streaming member

Netflix joins MPAA lobbying group, its 1st streaming member

NEW YORK — On the same day Netflix scored its first best picture nomination from the Oscars, the streaming company is also joining the lobbying group the Motion Picture Association of America.
Brazilian leader at odds with Davos focus on environment

Brazilian leader at odds with Davos focus on environment

DAVOS, Switzerland — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro pledged to work "in harmony with the world" to cut carbon emissions, aiming to quell international concerns that his country, the main custodian of the oxygen-rich Amazon, could put economic int

TD Ameritrade doubles its fiscal 1Q profit

OMAHA, Neb. — Online brokerage TD Ameritrade Holding Corp.'s fiscal first-quarter profit more than doubled thanks to the company's 2017 acquisition of rival Scottrade and last fall's increased volatility in the market.
Google self-driving spinoff Waymo to put factory in Michigan

Google self-driving spinoff Waymo to put factory in Michigan

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Correction: Sinclair-New Streaming Service story

NEW YORK — In a story Jan. 16 about Sinclair Broadcast's new streaming service, The Associated Press reported erroneously on the company's ownership of national television networks and channels.