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BERLIN - The high-profile tax evasion trial against former Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has prompted a surge in the number of Germans turning themselves in to authorities for failing to properl

BEIJING, China - China's economic growth slowed further in the latest quarter but appeared strong enough to satisfy Chinese leaders who are trying to put the country on a more sustainable path without

LONDON - Britain's unemployment rate has fallen below 7 per cent for the first time in five years, with earnings growth narrowly outstripping inflation.

The Office for National Statistics said Wednes

The price of oil rose Wednesday as Ukraine took action against pro-Russian separatists in its east but slower Chinese growth tempered gains.

Benchmark U.S.

AMSTERDAM - ASML Holding NV, the largest supplier of equipment to computer chip makers such as Intel and Samsung, says it sees only incremental sales gains in the coming two quarters.

The Veldhoven,

FRANKFURT - Swiss bank Credit Suisse says net profit fell 34 per cent in the first quarter as revenues decreased from its investment banking business.

Profit fell to 859 million Swiss francs (979 mil

DETROIT - The Detroit pension fund that covers all retirees except former police officers and firefighters says it has reached a tentative agreement with the bankrupt city.

Tina Bassett, a spokeswoma

NEW YORK, N.Y.

VANCOUVER - The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia says that it will be informing customers within the next 90 days whether they have been billed the wrong amount due to database errors.

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DETROIT - General Motors says it will ask a federal bankruptcy judge to shield the company from legal claims involving conduct before its 2009 bankruptcy.

The company revealed its strategy late Tuesd