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Drug Companies Reach $260M Settlement To Avoid…

Lawyers involved in the trial announced the tentative settlement Monday.

US stocks edge higher on company earnings; Biogen…

Stocks edged higher in early trading following several positive earnings reports from US companies, holding the S&P 500 above 3,000 and within range of its all-time high set on July 26.

The Latest: British PM warns of new election if…

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says that if lawmakers reject his accelerated three-day timetable for Brexit bill he will pull it and seek an election

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Company says it will seek approval of Alzheimer's drug

The drug company Biogen Inc. says it will seek federal approval for a medicine to treat early Alzheimer's disease, a landmark step toward finding a treatment that can alter the course of the most common form of dementia

Markets Right Now: Stocks off to mixed start on Wall Street

Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street as gains by health care companies are offset by losses elsewhere in the market.

AP-NORC/SAP poll: Some workers changing actions amid #MeToo

AP-NORC/SAP poll: Roughly a third of American workers say they've changed how they act at work in the past year amid the #MeToo movement

Vatican denies risk of default over structural…

A top Vatican administrator is denying the Holy See risks default over its structural deficit, saying claims in a new book about possible financial ruin are overblown

More choices and stable premiums for 'Obamacare…

More choices and stable premiums for 'Obamacare' next year, but court case looms over the program

McDonald's comparable-store sales feed on…

McDonald's delivery boosts same-store sales, but at a cost

US highway deaths fall in 2018 for second…

The U.S. government's road safety agency says traffic deaths fell by a small amount for the second straight year

Swiss file their 1st charges in Petrobras-Odebrecht scandal

Swiss prosecutors have filed their first indictment in investigations related to Brazilian construction company Odebrecht and state-run oil giant Petrobras, charging a suspect with complicity in the bribery of public officials and with money laundering

UK lawmaker challenges Facebook on political ads

An influential British lawmaker has challenged Facebook's new effort to safeguard elections, warning the company that the changes will place a heavy constraint on their ability to combat misinformation

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UK lifts ban on Egypt resort flights, 4 years after bombing

British airlines can resume flights to Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, halted after IS downed Russian plane in 2015

World shares rise after upbeat talk on China-US…

World shares gain following upbeat talk on China-US trade dispute

Demand for fast, online delivery drives UPS 3Q

UPS capitalizes on demand for fast online delivery, topping profit and revenue expectations in 3Q

AP Interview: Slovenia hails EU on Brexit, not…

Slovenia's foreign minister says Brexit showed European Union's unity as it stood by Ireland

'Just too much': Meet the uber-rich who want a…

'Just too much': Meet the uber-rich who want a wealth tax

Best Buy joins Amazon, Walmart in offering next-day delivery

Best Buy is firing the latest salvo in the holiday shipping wars with a new option: next day shipping _ with no minimum order

Berlin state government agrees on 5-year rent…

Berlin's state Cabinet has agreed on a rent freeze for five years to counter rising rents in one of Germany's hottest real estate markets

French president kicks off trip to overseas…

French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to combat illegal immigration on the French island of Mayotte in the Indian Ocean

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Prosecutors seek court change for Goldman Sachs's 1MDB trial

Malaysian prosecutors are seeking a court change for Goldman Sachs's criminal trial over its role in the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of state investment fund 1MDB

California governor wants investigation of high…

Gov. Gavin Newsom has asked California's attorney general to investigate why the state's gas prices are so high