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Brexit Talks Don't Get Breakthrough, Continue on Summit Eve

AP Fact Check: Trump Hypes U.S. Economy, Minimizes IS Threat

By Raf Casert and Jill Lawless |
European Union and British negotiators failed to reach a breakthrough in Brexit talks during a frantic all-night session and will continue seeking a compromise on the eve of Thursd...

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Trump Administration Defends Its Get-Tough Trade Policies

Trump Administration Defends Its Get-Tough Trade Policies

By Martin Crutsinger and Bani Sapra | Oct 19
The Trump administration is defending its get-tough approach to trade against widespread attacks from America's trading partners while at the same time arguing that many countries must increase government spending to boost global growth.

Liz Weston: In 'SIM Swap,' Criminals Really Have Your Number

Liz Weston: In 'SIM Swap,' Criminals Really Have Your Number

By Liz Weston | Oct 19
This scam allows criminals to hijack your cell phone number. Once they have your number, the bad guys can clean out your financial accounts, confiscate your email, delete your data and take over your social media profiles.

Feds: Retailer Broke Law by Selling Rifle in Texas Attack

Feds: Retailer Broke Law by Selling Rifle in Texas Attack

Oct 19
A sporting goods retailer violated the law by selling an AR-15-style rifle and large capacity magazine to a man who later used them to kill more than two dozen worshippers at a Texas church, federal prosecutors said in a court filing.

Roadside Bigfoot: Georgia Museum Devoted to Legendary Beast

Roadside Bigfoot: Georgia Museum Devoted to Legendary Beast

By Paul Newberry | Oct 19
Along a bustling four-lane highway that winds through the north Georgia mountains, an unassuming wooden structure breaks the monotony of churches, billboards and stores selling kitschy knickknacks.

Opioid Negotiations Fail to Produce Deal Just Before Trial

Opioid Negotiations Fail to Produce Deal Just Before Trial

By Geoff Mulvihill | Oct 19
Negotiations aimed at reaching a major settlement in the nation's opioid litigation reached an impasse Friday.

U.S. Officials Propose Less Paperwork for Mineral Royalty Cuts

U.S. Officials Propose Less Paperwork for Mineral Royalty Cuts

By Mead Gruver | Oct 19
Mining companies filing for lower royalty rates wouldn't have to describe exactly where the minerals would be mined or how much they've mined recently.

Hong Kong's Cathay Says September Passenger Traffic Slumps

Hong Kong's Cathay Says September Passenger Traffic Slumps

Oct 18
Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific says passenger traffic slumped last month on plummeting demand from mainland Chinese travelers.

Trump's Use of Military Money for Wall Survives Senate Test

Trump's Use of Military Money for Wall Survives Senate Test

By Andrew Taylor | Oct 18
The Senate voted Thursday to sustain President Donald Trump's veto of Democratic-sponsored legislation reversing his raid of military base project money to pay for the U.S.-Mexico border wall.

World Finance Officials Facing Host of Problems

World Finance Officials Facing Host of Problems

By Martin Crutsinger | Oct 18
The leaders of the 189-nation International Monetary Fund and its sister organization, the World Bank, are laying out their visions for the future, hoping to achieve a world with less extreme poverty and more economic growth.

J&J Agrees to $117M Settlement over Pelvic Mesh Devices

J&J Agrees to $117M Settlement over Pelvic Mesh Devices

By Linda A. Johnson | Oct 18
Johnson & Johnson has agreed to a $117 million multistate settlement over allegations it deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products, which support women's sagging pelvic organs.

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