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'Halloween' scares up $77.5 million in ticket sales

Forty years later, Michael Myers is still drawing huge audiences to the movie theaters for a good scare

Siemens, GE vie for Iraq electricity contracts

Multinational giants Siemens and General Electric say they have signed memorandums of understanding with Iraq to rebuild the country's power grid

Cybersecurity pioneer Wysopal on startup lessons

Cybersecurity pioneer Wysopal on startup lessons

Cybersecurity 'Paul Revere' touts adversarial model

Cybersecurity pioneer Wysopal: Stem the constant flood of patches with more ethically designed software that puts a premium on security

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Brexit minister urges UK Conservatives to unite…

Britain's Brexit Secretary has said that talks about the U.K.'s exit from the European Union must be tied up by the end of next month to allow enough time for new laws to be put in place

Most UK firms to trigger Brexit safety plans 'by…

A leading lobby group for British businesses says a majority of firms are ready to put in place contingency plans, including job cuts and relocating activities overseas, by Christmas if there is no greater clarity over Brexit

Man dies after blowing up train ticket machine in Germany

German police say a 19-year-old man has died after blowing up a ticket machine at a railway station in the eastern city of Halle

Eastern China coal mine accident kills 2, leaves 18 trapped

Two people have died and 18 were trapped in a coal mine in eastern China after a rock burst destroyed part of a mining tunnel

Nevada Republicans whip up fears of California's…

Conservatives are warning Nevada voters that their state could face many of the same problems as California if they elect Democrats

Amid housing crisis, Reno's motor lodges become…

The economic recovery has allowed Reno to reclaim its status as a boomtown, but that has been bad news for people on the margins who are having a harder time finding an affordable place to live

Italy approves final budget draft yet vows…

Italy's government vowed Saturday to engage in constructive talks with the European Union as it nevertheless gave final approval to its rule-busting budget and brushed off a ratings downgrade triggered by its higher-than-expected deficit targets

AP FACT CHECK: Trump inflates jobs impact of…

AP FACT CHECK: Trump inflates benefits of Saudi arms deal, makes unsupported claims about migrant caravan, distorts climate change and Russia probe circumstances in AP interview

Chinese broadens its propaganda drive to…

Chinese broadens propaganda drive to heartland America with an unusual placement in Iowa paper

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Hackers breach HealthCare.gov system, get data on 75,000

A government computer system that interacts with HealthCare.gov was hacked earlier this month, compromising the sensitive personal data of some 75,000 people

Patagonia endorses Democrats Tester, Rosen in…

Outdoor clothing giant Patagonia has jumped into two competitive Senate races, endorsing Democrats Jon Tester of Montana and Jacky Rosen of Nevada in what the company calls its first foray into elective politics

California hopefuls blame incumbents as farm…

A Democratic businessman trying to win a U.S. House seat is blaming a three-term Republican congressman for failing to bring money to a California farming region struggling with poverty

US stocks wobble at the end of another shaky week…

US stocks give up an early gain and finish mixed as consumer goods maker Procter & Gamble surged, but health care stocks and smaller companies fell

CEO of mining company tears into analysts during rant

The CEO of mining company Cleveland-Cliffs went on a rant against Wall Street analysts, saying they can't read numbers and should resign

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Return to sender: Postal union warns of fallout…

A top official with a 192-country postal union says Americans can expect no international letters or packages if the Trump administration goes through with plans to pull of an international postal treaty over concerns about China

Procter & Gamble and AmEx climb while AIG and DowDuPont dip

Procter & Gamble and American Express jump while AIG and DowDuPont fall

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

U.S. stocks gave up an early rally Friday and struggled to another mixed finish as investors continued sell former favorites like retailers

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What's at stake if investors begin to shun Saudi Arabia

The disappearance of a Saudi journalist last seen entering the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul has shaken business confidence in the country's possibilities as an investment destination.

New tax break rules for 'opportunity zone…

Government proposes tax break rules to lure 'opportunity zone' investors

Markets Right Now: US stock indexes end a bumpy week mixed

U.S. stocks gave up an early rally and struggled to another mixed finish as investors continued sell former favorites like retailers.