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IMF head says more needed to boost growth than US…

The International Monetary Fund's new leader says a U.S.-China trade truce could trim expected losses to the world economy but won't be enough to produce strong global growth

The Latest: Johnson sure UK lawmakers will pass…

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he's confident that Parliament on Saturday will adopt the Brexit deal he reached with the European Union

Juul halts sales of fruit, dessert flavors for…

Juul Labs stops selling fruit and dessert flavors for its electronic cigarettes

GM contract: worker pay hikes, factory closings…

Under tentative four year contract at GM, raises and bonuses for workers, company can close factories in Ohio, Michigan and one near Baltimore

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Atlanta businessman spared prison in college hoops scandal

An Atlanta businessman who pleaded guilty in a college basketball scandal that paid bribes to steer top athletes to certain schools and money managers has been spared prison time

Saturday drama: Brexit battle to be decided in UK…

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has lost every important vote in Parliament, and he faces a titanic struggle when he puts his new Brexit proposal before suspicious legislators Saturday

White House says next G-7 to be held at a Trump golf resort

The White House is choosing President Donald Trump's golf resort in Miami as the site for next year's Group of Seven summit

Judge blocks Trump attempt to ease energy rules in US West

A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Trump administration's attempt to ease restrictions on mining, drilling and grazing across millions of acres in seven U.S. Western states

APNewsBreak: Billionaire governor's family farms…

A family business of West Virginia's billionaire governor has maxed out a taxpayer-funded subsidy program meant to help farmers through the U.S. trade war with China

Europe's specialty food makers brace for US…

European producers of premium specialty agricultural products like French wine and Italian Parmesan are facing a U.S. tariff hike due Friday with trepidation.

Solid earnings, Britain-Europe deal push US…

A round of solid corporate earnings and a breakthrough in negotiations over Britain's exit from the European Union put investors in a buying mood.

Riots darken Catalan separatist dream of peaceful…

Catalonia's separatist leader is vowing to hold a new vote to secede from Spain in less than two years as the embattled northeastern region grapples with a wave of violence

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Markets Right Now: Earnings, Britain-Europe deal lift stocks

A round of solid corporate earnings and a breakthrough in negotiations over Britain's exit from the European Union put investors in a buying mood.

US mortgage rates rise this week but remain low

US mortgage rates rise this week but remain at historically low levels

2 employees injured in Cargill plant explosion in Kansas

Two employees are being treated for burns after an explosion at a Cargill plant in southwest Kansas

The Latest: Chicago mayor says union lacks…

Chicago teachers are on strike after failing to reach a contract deal with the nation's third-largest school district

Los Angeles Times, newsroom union reach tentative agreement

A tentative three-year labor agreement has been reached between the Los Angeles Times and a guild representing about 475 members of its newsroom staff

Slowing economy, trade wars, drag on US rail…

Union Pacific squeezed by trade wars and slowing global economy

Colorado pot grower loses 20K plants due to early snow

A Colorado marijuana grower has lost about 20,000 plants worth millions of dollars because of an early winter storm and says the impact is expected affect the state's pot supply

Head of Bulgarian Radio ousted for move to silence critics

A state media regulator is ousting the head of Bulgarian National Radio for switching its main news channel off the air for several hours last month in what is widely seen as an attempt to mute some critical journalists' voices

Barneys pens deal to sell assets to Authentic Brands

Barneys New York inks deal to sell assets to brand licensing company Authentic Brands

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Choosing among airports? Don't let price be your…

When booking a flight to or from a city with multiple airports, don't pick by price alone

US single family-home construction ticks up…

US home building fell 9.4% in September as apartment construction plummeted

Opioid industry presses for settlement as jury is…

Lawyers in the first federal opioid trial resumed selecting a jury Thursday even as a push continued to settle the case before arguments begin