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Wall Street mixed; weak results drag on energy stocks

- Wall Street was mixed on Friday as a drop in energy companies' stocks was offset by expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve may delay an interest-rate hike this year following weak wage data.

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Uber, driver attorneys maneuver toward crucial hearing

SAN FRANCISCO - Uber Technologies Inc is jostling with drivers suing for reimbursement of their expenses in advance of an important hearing next week in the fight over whether drivers are independent contractors or employees entitled to benefits.

3:02pm EDT

Apple, BMW in courtship with an eye on car collaboration

FRANKFURT/SAN FRANCISCO - BMW and Apple may rekindle a courtship put on hold after an exploratory visit by executives of the world's top maker of electronic gadgets to the headquarters of the word's biggest seller of premium cars.

Deals, Tech 3:07pm EDT

EU opens in-depth inquiry into Fedex's planned takeover of TNT

BRUSSELS - The European Commission said on Friday it had opened an in-depth investigation into Fedex's proposed 4.4 billion euro ($4.9 billion) takeover of Dutch rival TNT Express .

U.S. job market set for more than just 'some' attention

LONDON - Now that U.S. Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen has made it clear she's looking out for "some" improvement in the job market before voting for the first Fed interest rate rise in nearly a decade, so is everyone else.

11:15am EDT

IMF is participating fully in Athens debt talks: European Commission

BRUSSELS - The International Monetary Fund is participating fully in the ongoing talks for a new bailout program for Greece, a spokeswoman for the European Commission said on Friday, dismissing reports the IMF could be abandoning the rescue plan.

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