2018’s most admired companies Who made the list?

Despite a somewhat controversial year for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), which faced widespread backlash for the confirmation of a long-time rumor that it intentionally slows down old iPhones, the tech giant nabbed for the 11th year in a row the top spot on Forbes Magazine’s list of 2018’s most admired companies.

US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other

A bitterly-divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger immigrants from being deported.

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What Amazon wants for its new HQ

Based on the cities that made the cut, and what the company told some of the cities that didn't, the company will likely scrutinize six key criteria when making its final call. It plans to announce its decision later this year.

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The Latest: LA Times gets union, loses publisher

The Latest on changes at the Los Angeles Times (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Los Angeles Times Publisher and Chief Executive Ross Levinsohn has been given an unpaid leave of absence amid allegations that he engaged in improper "frat-boy" behavior while working for other companies.

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___ US oil output is booming and seen outpacing Saudis, Russia PARIS (AP) — A global energy agency says that U.S. oil production is growing quickly and is forecast to top that of heavyweights Saudi Arabia and Russia this year.

What Happened in the Stock Market Today

On a day the major indexes rose, American Express slumped after the company announced earnings and a big tax bill, and Atlassian fell despite reporting a strong quarter.