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Wall St. rises as healthcare bill vote awaited

U.S. stocks traded higher on Friday as investors awaited the outcome of a vote on a healthcare bill that is seen as a test of President Donald Trump's ability to pass his legislative agenda through Congress.

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PPG to make case for Akzo acquisition to Dutch government officials

AMSTERDAM The chief executive of U.S. paint maker PPG meets Dutch government officials on Friday to make the case for its proposed 22.7 billion euro ($24.5 billion) takeover of Dutch peer AkzoNobel .

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China's Zhonghong Zhuoye to buy Blackstone's stake in SeaWorld

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc said China's Zhonghong Zhuoye Group Co Ltd would buy Blackstone Group LP's stake in the embattled U.S.-based marine park operator, sending SeaWorld's shares up 10 percent in morning trading on Friday.

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EU stalls Russian gas pipeline, but probably won't stop it

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT Russia has the European Union in a bind.

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Toshiba decides on Westinghouse bankruptcy, sees $9 billion in charges: sources

TOKYO Japan's Toshiba Corp has informed its main lenders it is planning for U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co LLC to file for bankruptcy on March 31, people briefed on the matter said on Friday.

How a border tax could divide Boeing and its suppliers

SEATTLE A U.S. tax overhaul proposed by Republican leaders in Congress would deepen divisions between big manufacturers like Boeing Co and the thousands of smaller companies that supply them, according to suppliers and tax and trade experts.

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