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  1. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday that Barrett Business Services Inc and the company's former chief financial officer have agreed to settle charges of accounting fraud involving workers' compensation expenses.
  2. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was the last among Wall Street's main indexes to regain record territory on Thursday as technology companies led a broad-based rally and trade worries faded.
  3. Amazon.com Inc on Thursday introduced a dozen new Echo speakers and related gadgets in a bid to stay ahead of rivals Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google in the nascent category for voice-controlled devices.
  4. World stock markets rallied on Thursday, with the Dow and S&P 500 setting new highs, while the U.S. dollar slipped as investors viewed this week's fresh U.S. and Chinese tariffs on imports as less harsh than initially feared.
  5. Alphabet Inc's Google gave details about its policies for third-party Gmail add-ons but stopped short of fully addressing questions from U.S. senators about developers who break its email-scanning rules.
  6. Canadian aircraft leasing company Global Vista, one of the largest customers for Bombardier's long-range Global 7500 business jet, said on Thursday it expects greater demand for the plane after Canadian and U.S. regulators certify the aircraft.
  7. Wells Fargo & Co said on Thursday it would reduce its headcount by about 5 percent to 10 percent within the next three years.
  8. General Electric Co said on Thursday that four of its new flagship power turbines in the United States have been shut down due to an "oxidation issue" and warned it expects the problem to affect more of the 51 units it has shipped, sending shares lower.