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Traffic study ranks Los Angeles as world's most clogged city

DETROIT — When it comes to getting stuck in traffic on the way to and from work, Los Angeles leads the world. Drivers in the car-crazy California metropolis spent 104 hours each driving in congestion during peak travel periods last year.
Strike closes Acropolis, ancient sites in Greece

Strike closes Acropolis, ancient sites in Greece

ATHENS, Greece — The Acropolis and other ancient sites in Greece are closed to the public after state guards called a 24-hour strike over a pay and contract dispute with the government.
Unilever shares slide after Kraft Heinz withdraws $143B bid

Unilever shares slide after Kraft Heinz withdraws $143B bid

NEW YORK — Shares in Unilever, the owner of brands like Hellman's, Lipton, and Knorr, are down sharply after rival Kraft Heinz withdrew a $143 billion takeover offer.

Traffic study ranks Los Angeles as world's most clogged city

DETROIT — When it comes to getting stuck in traffic on the way to and from work, Los Angeles leads the world. Drivers in the car-crazy California metropolis spent 104 hours each driving in congestion during peak travel periods last year.
Tribes hope Trump's 'America first' helps first Americans

Tribes hope Trump's 'America first' helps first Americans

BOSTON — Native Americans hope President Donald Trump doesn't forget America's first inhabitants as he promises to put "America first.

Colorado town getting a drive-through marijuana shop

PARACHUTE, Colo. — The western Colorado town of Parachute is getting a drive-through marijuana shop, believed to be the first in the state.
'Lego Batman' stays No. 1, conquers 'The Great Wall'

'Lego Batman' stays No. 1, conquers 'The Great Wall'

NEW YORK — "The Great Wall" was a hit in China. In North America, it was a dud. The most expensive film ever made in China and with a budget of $150 million, "The Great Wall" was intended to prove that the world's no.
Kraft Heinz withdraws $143B bid to buy Unilever

Kraft Heinz withdraws $143B bid to buy Unilever

NEW YORK — Ketchup maker and packaged food giant Kraft Heinz has withdrawn a $143 billion offer to buy Unilever, backing away after the mayonnaise, tea and seasonings maker rejected the bid as too low.
SpaceX launches rocket from NASA's historic moon pad

SpaceX launches rocket from NASA's historic moon pad

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA's long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where astronauts embarked on the lunar landings nearly a half-century ago.

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch this week in Canadian business: Closed for holidays: Stock markets in Toronto and New York will be closed Monday, The United States will be marking Presidents Day while many Canadians will be off for various provincial