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Wall Street down; lawmakers delay vote on Trump healthcare bill

Wall Street declined on Thursday after lawmakers delayed a vote on a healthcare bill seen as President Donald Trump's first policy test.

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J&J, JPMorgan suspend YouTube ads over offensive videos

U.S. healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson and JPMorgan Chase & Co became the latest big U.S. companies to suspend all digital advertising on Google's YouTube, over concerns that its ads may have appeared on channels that broadcast offensive videos. | Video

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U.S. State Department to approve Keystone pipeline permit Friday: sources

WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department will approve on Friday the permit needed to proceed with construction of the Canada-to-United States Keystone XL oil pipeline, a project blocked by former President Barack Obama, according to two government sources familiar with the process.

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Disney board extends CEO Iger's contract by one year

LOS ANGELES Walt Disney Co's board extended the term of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger by one year as it continues searching for a successor to a long-serving leader who is popular on Wall Street, the company said on Thursday.

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For Goldman Sachs, a rare pass from shareholder resolutions

NEW YORK/BOSTON For the first time in more than a decade, Goldman Sachs Group Inc has managed to avoid any proxy battles with activist shareholders by convincing investors and securities regulators that voting on several proposed corporate policy changes were unnecessary.

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As Trump targets energy rules, oil companies downplay their impact

BOSTON President Donald Trump’s White House has said his plans to slash environmental regulations will trigger a new energy boom and help the United States drill its way to independence from foreign oil. | Video

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