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Attorney General Sessions recuses himself from the Russian probe.

Uber will apply for a self-driving test permit in California.

JD.com sells its finance unit for $2.1 bln in cash while retaining a share of future profits.

Barnes & Noble blames its weak earnings on two factors: No new Adele albums and low sales of adult coloring books. Apparently, the latter craze has peaked.

Ex-Uber engineer who alleged sexism retains lawyer over app deletion allegations.

Amazon blames human error for cloud-service disruption.

Vice President Mike Pence used AOL account to conduct state business as governor that was hacked.

Gun sales that had been strong before election dropped after Trump victory.

We’ve heard this one before. Investors see Snap’s IPO as “too big to fail.”

Photo: U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for Sessions to become U.S. attorney general on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. January 10, 2017. Reuters/Kevin Lamarque