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FTC probing allegations of Amazon's deceptive discounting7/20/2017 9:47:45 PMWASHINGTON - As part of its review of Amazon's agreement to buy Whole Foods, the Federal Trade Commission is looking into allegations that Amazon misleads customers about its pricing discounts, according to a source close to the probe.Exclusive: U.S. toughens stance on foreign deals in blow to China's buying spree7/21/2017 1:58:08 AM - A secretive U.S. government panel has objected to at least nine acquisitions of U.S. companies by foreign buyers so far this year, people familiar with the matter said, a historically high number that bodes poorly for China's overseas buying spree.O.J. Simpson granted October release from Nevada prison7/20/2017 11:21:27 PMCARSON CITY, Nev. - O.J. Simpson was granted parole on Thursday and will be released from a Nevada prison in October, following an emotional hearing that centered on the botched armed robbery of his own mementos at a Las Vegas hotel that landed him behind bars for nine years.Exxon sues U.S. over fine levied for Russia deal under Tillerson7/20/2017 11:11:35 PMWASHINGTON/HOUSTON - Exxon Mobil Corp sued the U.S. government on Thursday, blasting as "unlawful" and "capricious" a $2 million fine levied against it for a three-year-old oil joint venture with Russia's Rosneft.U.S. general says allies worry Russian war game may be 'Trojan horse'7/20/2017 9:41:19 PMBERLIN - U.S. allies in eastern Europe and Ukraine are worried that Russia's planned war games in September could be a "Trojan horse" aimed at leaving behind military equipment brought into Belarus, the U.S. Army's top general in Europe said on Thursday.Senate Republicans complain of chaos in healthcare effort7/20/2017 10:37:55 PMWASHINGTON - U.S. Senate Republicans, scolded by President Donald Trump for failing to overturn Obamacare, tried to salvage their seven-year effort for a new healthcare law on Thursday, but leading senators indicated frustration over shifting goal posts.Microsoft profit beats expectations on strong cloud demand7/21/2017 2:02:02 AMSAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft on Thursday reported strong fourth-quarter earnings on the back of its fast-growing cloud computing business, stoking optimism that the once-stagnant company has found a new groove.McCain illness deprives Senate of crucial vote, Trump critic7/21/2017 1:53:00 AMWASHINGTON - If John McCain's illness requires a long absence from the U.S. Senate, his colleagues will be deprived of a dealmaker and leading voice on national security, while America's allies will lose one of the few Republican critics of President Donald Trump's foreign policy.Linkin Park singer Bennington dead in apparent suicide: coroner7/21/2017 2:06:03 AMLOS ANGELES - Chester Bennington, the lead singer of Linkin Park, was found dead on Thursday of apparent suicide a week before the California alt-rock band was due to embark on a U.S. tour.Burundi teenage robotics team goes missing after U.S. contest: police7/20/2017 9:02:50 PMWASHINGTON - Six teenagers from a Burundi robotics team have been reported missing after an international competition in Washington and two of them were seen entering Canada, police said on Thursday.