Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, testifies before a Senate committee last year. The Trump administration is trying to bring the independent bureau under the president's direct control. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Saying that not all businesses are following a current equal-pay standard, Iceland's Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson is moving to require companies to prove they pay equal amounts to male and female workers. Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Anthony Levandowski, who co-founded Otto and is now head of Uber's self-driving-vehicle project, is accused of taking proprietary designs and information with him when he left the Google spinoff Waymo. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Workers assemble Boeing 787s at the company's plant in North Charleston, S.C., in 2015. Results of a vote released Wednesday show workers have rejected union representation. Bruce Smith/AP hide caption

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Olivia One Feather (center) of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe holds up her fist after the Seattle City Council voted Tuesday to divest from Wells Fargo over its role as a lender to the Dakota Access Pipeline project. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Owners of vehicles with larger VW diesel engines that have emissions-cheating software could get their cars fixed or bought back, the company says. Here, a man walks by an Audi diesel at company meetings last summer. Alexander Koerner/Getty Images hide caption

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A 2014 photo shows shanty houses on a river bank in Jakarta, Indonesia, where Indonesian President Joko Widodo once pledged to close a fast-growing wealth gap. Bay Ismoyo /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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