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Trump signs order sweeping away Obama-era climate policies

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an order to undo Obama-era regulations to curb climate change, keeping a campaign promise to support the coal industry while calling into question U.S. support for an international deal to fight global warming. | Video

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Wells Fargo to pay $110 million to settle lawsuit over account abuses

Wells Fargo & Co said it agreed in principle to pay $110 million to settle a lawsuit by customers challenging its opening of accounts without their permission, a practice that led to a scandal that cost the bank's chief executive his job.

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Toshiba's Westinghouse to file for U.S. bankruptcy Tuesday: sources

TOKYO U.S. nuclear developer Westinghouse Electric Co plans to seek bankruptcy protection from creditors on Tuesday as it struggles to limit losses that have thrown its Japanese parent Toshiba Corp into crisis, people familiar with Toshiba's thinking said.

Deals, Japan 5:32pm EDT

Uber diversity report shows shortage of women, minorities

Uber Technologies Inc released its first diversity report on Tuesday, showing that women and non-white employees are underrepresented at the ride-services company - just as they are at many other technology firms.

U.S., Tech 3:57pm EDT

U.S. sees probable role in Mosul blast, probe under way

MOSUL, Iraq/WASHINGTON The senior U.S. commander in Iraq acknowledged on Tuesday that the U.S.-led coalition probably had a role in an explosion in Mosul believed to have killed scores of civilians but said Islamic State could also be to blame. | Video

World, Iraq, United Nations 4:25pm EDT

Thousands of water lines to be replaced in Flint settlement

The state of Michigan will replace water lines serving at least 18,000 homes in Flint over the next three years under a settlement approved by a U.S. judge to address a 2015 crisis that exposed residents to lead in their drinking water.

Environment, U.S. 4:09pm EDT
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North Carolina close to losing NCAA events over bathroom law: official

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. The NCAA will deny North Carolina lucrative hosting duties for college sports championship events through 2022 if the state does not change a law that restricts bathroom access for transgender people by Thursday, a local sports official said on Tuesday.

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North Korea could be in final stages of nuclear test preparations: report

WASHINGTON Satellite imagery of North Korea's main nuclear test site taken over the weekend indicates that Pyongyang could be in the final stages of preparations for a sixth nuclear test, a U.S. think tank reported on Tuesday.