This disparate group, traditionally seen as lacking clout, has been propelled into political activism by President Trump's policies on immigration, healthcare and social welfare.
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EU antitrust regulators clear $130 billion Dow, DuPont merger
Dow Chemical and DuPont gained conditional EU antitrust approval on Monday for their $130 billion merger by agreeing to significant asset sales, one of a trio of mega mergers that will redraw the agrochemicals industry.
U.S. tourist killed in London would not have borne ill feelings toward attacker: family
The family of U.S. tourist Kurt Cochran who was killed in last week's assault on the British parliament said on Monday he would not have borne any ill feelings toward the attacker.
Plateau in U.S. auto sales heightens risk for lenders: Moody's
As U.S. auto sales have peaked, competition to finance car loans is set to intensify and drive increased credit risk for auto lenders, Moody's Investors Service said in a report released on Monday.
China state firms eye land around Panama Canal: waterway authority
Chinese state firms have expressed an interest to develop land around the Panama Canal, the chief executive of the vital trade thoroughfare said, underlining China's outward push into infrastructure via railways and ports around the world.
Germany's 'Schulz effect' fails to deliver in first election test
It was the German Social Democrats' first electoral test under their new leader, Martin Schulz. They failed. Instead, voters in the state of Saarland flocked to Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday for fear of a new left-wing alliance.
Northeast Australia braces for cyclone, thousands flee to higher ground
Thousands of Australians fled their homes on Monday as a powerful cyclone bore down on coastal towns in Queensland, where authorities urged 30,000 people to evacuate low lying areas most at risk from tidal surges and winds of up to 300 km per hour (185 mph).
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