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Russian business world hopes for relief from Trump

Few people are more eager for Donald Trump's arrival in the White House than those who do business in Russia

Asian shares mixed, Japan's Nikkei gains on…

Shares are meandering in sluggish trading in Asia as investors await Friday's inauguration of Donald Trump as president

Kurtz: Poll says Trump unfair to media

'MediaBuzz' host Howard Kurtz weighs in on recent polls citing the President-elect Trump is unfair to the media

Major Airline Offers 'Female-Only' Row to its…

Air India is adding a female-only row of seats on domestic flights. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

Gov. Sues Largest US Student Loan Company For…

Navient, formerly a part of Sallie Mae, services about $300 billion in student loans — or about 12 million borrowers.

Ex-VW CEO Winterkorn testifies to German…

Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn is testifying before a German parliamentary inquiry in his first public appearance since he resigned in the wake of the company's diesel emissions scandal

Vegemite being sold by Oreo maker Mondelez

Vegemite is being sold by Oreo-maker Mondelez to an Australian cheese company

US stock indexes mixed; bond yields and dollar climb again

U.S. stock indexes were mixed in a listless morning of trading, while bond yields and the dollar went higher again

Kurtz: Can Trump sell 'Insurance for everyone'?

'MediaBuzz' host Howard Kurtz weighs in on why Donald Trump's plan to offer 'insurance for everybody' may create friction among congressional Republicans

Men More Likely to Cry After Bad Performance…

Performance reviews are particularly hard on men, according to a new study from computer software company Adobe. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

People Can Soon Use Food Stamps To Get Groceries…

Amazon is partnering with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to deliver groceries to individuals who use food stamps.

Theresa May seeks to convince business UK won't…

British Prime Minister Theresa May has sought to convince business leaders gathered at the World Economic Forum that the country remains committed to free trade and globalization

AP Source: Trump picks former Ga. Gov. Perdue to…

President-elect Donald Trump intends to nominate former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to serve as agriculture secretary, according to a person familiar with the decision but not authorized to speak publicly before it is announced

Seoul court considers arrest of Samsung de facto…

A South Korean court is considering whether to approve the arrest of Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jae-yong, one of the country's wealthiest business leaders, on charges of bribery and other offenses

Snickerdoodle Popcorn Is Now A Real Thing

If you have a sweet tooth, you might wanna consider popcorn as your new guilty pleasure. Jordyn Rolling (@jordynrolling) has the sweet scoop!

Facebook Is Taking Its Fight Against Fake News…

The company announced it will roll out tools in Germany that help users spot fake news and verify claims.

Russian court rejects Yukos shareholder compensation

Russia's Constitutional Court says a European ruling to pay nearly 1.9 billion euro ($2 billion) in compensation to shareholders of the defunct Yukos oil company cannot be enforced

Paul McCartney files lawsuit against Sony/ATV over copyright

Paul McCartney wants his music to get back to where it once belonged

Hawaii bill aims for 100 percent renewable…

Renewable energy advocates in Hawaii are pushing a bill to urge the transportation sector to get all its from renewable sources in 2045

Exxon Could Make Lots Of Money With The Help Of…

The Center for American Progress lays out all the ways Exxon could benefit from the Trump administration's pro-oil plans.

Netflix's shrinking DVD service faces uncertain…

Netflix's video streaming service is booming while its steadily shrinking DVD-by-mail business has turned into an afterthought

Denver starts work on allowing pot in public, a…

Denver is starting work on becoming the first city in the nation to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee shops, yoga studios and art galleries