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Wall Street slips at the open1/23/2017 6:02:20 PM - U.S. stocks opened lower on Monday as investors around the world sought safe-haven assets such as gold and U.S. Treasuries in response to the protectionist sentiments expressed by President Donald Trump in his inauguration speech.Trump to company executives: We think we can cut regulations by 75 percent1/23/2017 6:05:41 PMWASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump told leaders of companies ranging from defense manufacturer Lockheed Martin Corp to sportswear apparel maker Under Armour Inc on Monday that he believed his administration could cut U.S. regulations governing companies by 75 percent or more.Japan's PM says will keep seeking Trump's understanding on TPP1/23/2017 12:56:46 PMTOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he believed U.S. President Donald Trump understood the value of free trade and that he would keep pitching a multinational trade pact that Trump's administration has vowed to exit.Halliburton posts first operating profit in North America in a year1/23/2017 4:31:39 PM - Halliburton Co , the world's No. 2 oilfield services provider, reported its first quarterly operating profit in North America in a year as oil producers put more rigs back to work in North American shale fields.McDonald's fourth-quarter U.S. comparable sales fall less than expected1/23/2017 5:08:15 PM - McDonald's Corp's U.S. comparable restaurant sales fell less than analysts had expected in the fourth quarter as strong demand for its all-day breakfast brought more people to its restaurants.Supermarket operator Kroger to fill 10,000 permanent posts1/23/2017 5:17:41 PM - U.S. supermarket operator Kroger Co said on Monday it would fill 10,000 permanent positions in its supermarket divisions.Exclusive: Blackstone readies new Asia real estate fund of at least $5 billion: sources1/23/2017 12:33:30 PMHONG KONG - Blackstone Group LP is readying a new Asia-focused real estate fund that aims to raise a record $5 billion or more, betting on strong returns from property investments in the region, people familiar with the plans told Reuters.Samsung says batteries caused Note 7 fires, may delay new phone launch1/23/2017 3:18:39 PMSEOUL - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd indicated on Monday that its latest flagship Galaxy S smartphone could be delayed as it pledged to enhance product safety following an investigation into the cause of fires in its premium Note 7 devices.Emirates to start Dubai-Athens-Newark flights, likely to irk U.S. carriers1/23/2017 5:03:05 PMDUBAI - Emirates plans to start flying to the United States with a stop for passengers in Greece, its second so-called fifth freedom flight and a move that could anger U.S. competitors who accuse it of competing unfairly through state subsidies.SEC probing Yahoo over previously disclosed cyber breach: filing1/23/2017 3:09:24 PM - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating a previously disclosed data breach at Yahoo Inc, the company said in a filing.