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AP Fact Check: Trump Hypes U.S. Economy, Minimizes IS Threat
Brexit Talks Don't Get Breakthrough, Continue on Summit Eve
Jury Selection Set to Begin in Landmark Federal Opioid Trial

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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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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.

China's Economic Slowdown Deepens, Weighing on Global Growth

China's Economic Slowdown Deepens, Weighing on Global Growth

By Joe McDonald | Oct 18
China's economic growth sank to a 26-year low in the latest quarter amid pressure from a trade war with Washington, adding to a deepening slump that is weighing on global growth.

Aids Healthcare Foundation Calls on Makers of PrEP Drugs to Lower Prices

Aids Healthcare Foundation Calls on Makers of PrEP Drugs to Lower Prices

By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
The Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF) called on October 5 for Gilead Sciences Inc. to cut prices of pre-exposure prophalaxis drug Descovy. The new medication,was recently FDA approved amid controversy concerning its limited lab testing demographics.

Boris Johnson Gets EU Brexit Deal; Next Hurdle Is Parliament

Boris Johnson Gets EU Brexit Deal; Next Hurdle Is Parliament

By Raf Casert, Jill Lawless and Lori Hinnant | Oct 17
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's career of disdain for the European Union was a thing of the past on Thursday as he and the bloc's leaders celebrated their long-sought Brexit deal.

Opioid Industry Presses for Settlement As Trial Looms

Opioid Industry Presses for Settlement As Trial Looms

By Mark Gillespie and Geoff Mulvihill | Oct 17
With a trial looming, major drug distributors and manufacturers are pressing to settle thousands of claims against them related to the nation's persistent opioid crisis.

Retail Worry: Will Wine and Cheese Tariffs Hurt Holiday Sales?

Retail Worry: Will Wine and Cheese Tariffs Hurt Holiday Sales?

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Oct 17
The tariffs the Trump administration is about to impose on wine, liquor and cheese from Europe couldn't come at a worse time for small retailers.

Trump Rule May Mean 1 Million Kids Lose Automatic Free Lunch

Trump Rule May Mean 1 Million Kids Lose Automatic Free Lunch

By Candice Choi | Oct 17
Nearly a million children could lose their automatic eligibility for free school lunches under a Trump administration proposal that would reduce the number of people who get food stamps.

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