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The U.S. and China is exploring a deal to ease trade tensions.

Digital news company Mic has laid off a majority of its staff.

Floyd Mayweather, DJ Khaled settle with SEC over cryptocurrency promotions.

Icelandair scraps plan to buy its rival WOW air.

CalPERS plans new ways to invest in private equity.

The suicide rate in the U.S. is up 33 percent.

NYPD rescue Laura Loomer after she cuffs herself to door of Twitter office in NYC, asks to be set free few hours later.

Sheryl Sandberg said to have asked Facebook staff to research George Soros.

New Hampshire Democrats invite rising star Beto O’Rourke to the crucial presidential primary state.