Congress raced the clock to avoid a federal government shutdown before a midnight deadline after a meeting between President Trump and Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer failed to produce a deal.
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Facebook to prioritize 'trustworthy' news based on surveys
Facebook Inc will prioritize "trustworthy" news in its feed of social media posts, using member surveys to identify high-quality outlets and fight sensationalism and misinformation, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday.
U.S. to retry Senator Menendez on bribery, corruption charges
The U.S. Justice Department said on Friday it plans to retry Democratic U.S. Senator Robert Menendez on bribery and corruption charges after a jury was deadlocked during a trial in November.
Canceled North Korean visit to prep for Olympics 'not permanent': South Korea ministry
South Korea's Unification Ministry said on Saturday that the sudden cancellation of a North Korean delegation's planned visit to the South to prepare for the North's art troupe during the Winter Olympics was "not a permanent cancellation".
ADM pursues big ag merger with grain trader Bunge: WSJ
Top U.S. grains merchant Archer Daniels Midland Co has proposed a takeover of Bunge Ltd , The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, a move that could set up a battle for Bunge with Swiss-based rival Glencore Plc .
FTC makes second request on Broadcom's bid for Qualcomm
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has made a second request for information on chipmaker Broadcom Ltd's $103 billion hostile bid for Qualcomm Inc, Broadcom said in a statement on Friday, a move that could indicate heightened antitrust scrutiny.
Trump to tout U.S. economy, urge fair trade at elite Davos forum
U.S. President Donald Trump will be entering something of a lion's den when he visits the elitist enclave of Davos next week, rubbing shoulders with the same "globalists" that he campaigned against in winning the 2016 election.
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Canadian marijuana producer Aurora Cannabis Inc is in talks with rivals CanniMed Therapeutics Inc and Newstrike Resources Ltd to buy both businesses in a friendly deal that would create the nation's top weed company, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.