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Exxon Mobil Corporation Chairman & CEO Darren Woods poses for a photo on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Woods succeeded Rex Tillerson, following Tillerson's nomination by President Donald Trump to be the next United States Secretary of State. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
New Exxon CEO says company will boost productionExxon's new CEO says the company is committed to higher oil and gas production and a growing dividend
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
FILE - This Nov. 4, 2013, file photo shows the sign outside of Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. Twitter announced Wednesday, March 1, 2017, it is adding more new tools to curb abuse, part of an ongoing effort to protect its users from hate and harassment. It the second time in three weeks the company has released new features aimed at rooting out abusive content, signaling that it’s getting more serious about the issue after being criticized for not doing enough in the decade since its founding. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Twitter adds more safety tools, will curb abusive accountsTwitter is announcing more new tools intended to curb abuse, part of an ongoing effort to protect its users from hate and harassment
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
In this Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, photo, Chevrolet cars sit on the lot of a dealer in Pittsburgh. Strong demand for pickups and SUVs helped brighten February 2017 for the U.S. auto industry. Overall sales of new vehicles were expected to fall slightly from last February as automakers cut back on deliveries to rental-car companies and other fleets. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
US demand for trucks, SUVs helps February salesLured by Presidents Day deals, U.S. buyers snapped up pickups and SUVs in February, brightening what is usually a lackluster month for the auto industry
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this May 6, 2012, file photo, a Wells Fargo sign is displayed at a branch in New York. Wells Fargo's board of directors slashed the bonuses and other compensation of its CEO and seven other top executives on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, a little more than a week after the board publicly fired four senior managers amid an investigation into the bank's sales practices. (AP Photo/CX Matiash, File)
Wells Fargo cuts pay for CEO, other top executivesWells Fargo is eliminating bonuses and slashing other pay for eight top executives including its CEO
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This July 25, 2011, file photo shows Hershey's chocolate in Overland Park, Kan. Hershey Co. expects to cut 15 percent of its global hourly workforce, primarily outside the United States. The Pennsylvania-based company says chief executive Michele Buck will have more to say on the plan when she briefs analysts in New York on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Hershey operates eight factories outside the U.S. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
Hershey expects to cut 15 percent of global workforceHershey says it expects to cut its global workforce by about 15 percent, with the reductions coming mostly from hourly employees outside the United States
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Specialist Michael Urizzo, right, and trader Patrick Casey work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Stocks opened strongly higher on Wall Street, led by big gains in banks as investors expected interest rates to rise. The early jump Wednesday put the Dow Jones industrial average above 21,000 points for the first time. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
US stocks surge in early trading; Dow crosses 21,000 pointsBanks and other financial companies are leading U.S. stocks sharply higher in morning trading, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average above 21,000 points for the first time
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this photo released by Associated Press of Pakistan, leaders and representatives of the member states of the 10-nation Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) pose for group photo during the 13th ECO summit in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Participants in the regional economic summit agreed Wednesday to collectively fight the challenge of terrorism and push for greater collaboration in the areas of trade, energy and infrastructure development. (Associated Press of Pakistan via AP)
10-country summit in Pakistan ends on call for closer ties10-nation econom7y summit in Pakistan ends with participants pledging to collectively fight terrorism, improve ties
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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