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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

UK's Boris Johnson tries again for vote on EU…

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is attempting for a second time to secure lawmakers' backing for his European Union divorce deal, as Parliament gears up for a grueling week of political warfare over Brexit

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.

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

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UAW reaches agreement with General Dynamics

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

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

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.

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

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

Asian shares mixed amid uncertainties on Brexit…

Asian shares mixed amid uncertainties on Brexit, China-US trade tensions

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

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

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

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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

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

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

White House: Summit at Trump property would look…

The White House says President Donald Trump dropped plans to hold an international summit at his Doral golf resort in Florida after realizing "it looks lousy" to steer business to his own property

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

Correction: Trump-Perry story

'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

'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' claims No. 1 over 'Joker'

'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' claims first place at box office, ending 'Joker's' reign

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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

Greens seen gaining as Switzerland elects new…

Projections indicate that Greens have made significant gains as Switzerland elected a new parliament

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