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Stocks rise as investors focus on earnings…

U.S. stocks rose in early trading on Wall Street as investors remain focused on corporate earnings

Outcry in Ukraine over song mocking ex-central…

Ukrainian officials are lashing out at a parody song targeting the country's former central bank chief

Illegal vapes traced to California woman who was…

A pioneer in marketing CBD as a health product has pleaded guilty to selling large quantities of synthetic marijuana which was secretly added to vapes, sickening dozens.

UAW reaches agreement with General Dynamics

UAW says it has reached a tentative contract agreement for its workers at General Dynamics

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The Latest: EU Parliament to be flexible on…

An influential Brexit expert at the European Parliament says the legislature might even meet in an extraordinary plenary next week if that is what is needed to push the Brexit deal through

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise with earnings in focus

Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street Monday as investors get set for a busy week of earnings reports.

Companies reach $260 million deal to settle…

The nation's three largest drug distributors and a drugmaker have reached a $260 million deal to settle a lawsuit related to the nation's opioid crisis

Georgia county's experience shows perils of…

Ransomware attacks have crippled critical computer systems around the country that law enforcement rely on to stay safe or alert them to emergencies

The Latest: Attorneys general still want big deal on opioids

A group of state attorneys general say they're still pushing to finalize a nationwide settlement over the toll of opioids with companies in the drug industry

Liz Weston: Will you get what Social Security promises?

The official Social Security estimate of your future benefits may be too low if you're young and too high if you're approaching retirement

2nd Sesame Street Place park opening in San Diego

There are plenty of sunny days to sweep the clouds away where SeaWorld is opening its next theme park

Hudson's Bay being taken private by shareholder…

Hudson's Bay, the owner of Saks Fifth Avenue, is being taken private by a group of shareholders

World shares gain on upbeat comment on China-US…

World shares gain on upbeat comment on China-US trade talks

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Online ordering boom gives rise to virtual…

Thousands of restaurants are experimenting with virtual spin-offs as they try to capitalize on the rising popularity of online ordering

AP Interview: Montenegro PM: Wrapping up Brexit…

Montenegro's prime minister has expressed hope that once Brexit is finalized, the European Union's enlargement policy will regain importance

AP FACT CHECK: Trump exaggerates scope of cease-fire deal

AP FACT CHECK: Troops not coming home despite Trump's assertion, and other claims from a week of Trump and Democratic rhetoric

Japan exports fall for 10th straight month in…

Japan exports fall for 10th straight month amid weak demand in China, South Korea and other Asian markets

US: Russian hackers use Iranians to mask their identities

The United States and the U.K. say they have exposed how a group of Russian hackers hijacked the tools of their Iranian counterparts to attack dozens of countries around the world

American ambassador defends rules for Chinese…

U.S. ambassador defends plans to require Chinese diplomats to report contacts with some Americans, says Washington considering possible rules for employees of Communist Party-controlled entities

Committee pitches concept to settle all opioid lawsuits

A committee guiding OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy is suggesting other drugmakers, distributors and pharmacy chains use Purdue's bankruptcy proceedings to settle lawsuits seeking to hold the industry accountable for the national opioid crisis

'Abominable' to skip Malaysia theaters over…

The animated movie "Abominable" will skip Malaysian theaters after producers decided against cutting out a scene showing a map supporting Chinese claims to the disputed South China Sea

New restaurants show meat-free Mexican is not a…

Vegan Mexican food has become a widening industry on its own with Latinos taking control of the kitchen

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1st federal opioid crisis trial to focus on…

First federal trial on U.S. opioid crisis is to focus on how powerful prescription painkillers were distributed

Australian papers redact front pages to expose…

Australia's major newspapers published redacted front pages to highlight how often the government justifies secrecy on national security grounds

Chile violence continues despite gov't retreat on…

Protests in Chile have spilled over into a new day even after the president cancelled a subway fare hike that prompted violent demonstrations