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AP Fact Check: Trump Hypes U.S. Economy, Minimizes IS Threat
Brexit Talks Don't Get Breakthrough, Continue on Summit Eve
Jury Selection Set to Begin in Landmark Federal Opioid Trial

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Brexit Talks Don't Get Breakthrough, Continue on Summit Eve

AP Fact Check: Trump Hypes U.S. Economy, Minimizes IS Threat

By Raf Casert and Jill Lawless |
European Union and British negotiators failed to reach a breakthrough in Brexit talks during a frantic all-night session and will continue seeking a compromise on the eve of Thursd...

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J&J Agrees to $117M Settlement over Pelvic Mesh Devices

J&J Agrees to $117M Settlement over Pelvic Mesh Devices

By Linda A. Johnson | Oct 18
Johnson & Johnson has agreed to a $117 million multistate settlement over allegations it deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products, which support women's sagging pelvic organs.

China's Economic Slowdown Deepens, Weighing on Global Growth

China's Economic Slowdown Deepens, Weighing on Global Growth

By Joe McDonald | Oct 18
China's economic growth sank to a 26-year low in the latest quarter amid pressure from a trade war with Washington, adding to a deepening slump that is weighing on global growth.

Aids Healthcare Foundation Calls on Makers of PrEP Drugs to Lower Prices

Aids Healthcare Foundation Calls on Makers of PrEP Drugs to Lower Prices

By Sam Cronin | Oct 17
The Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF) called on October 5 for Gilead Sciences Inc. to cut prices of pre-exposure prophalaxis drug Descovy. The new medication,was recently FDA approved amid controversy concerning its limited lab testing demographics.

Boris Johnson Gets EU Brexit Deal; Next Hurdle Is Parliament

Boris Johnson Gets EU Brexit Deal; Next Hurdle Is Parliament

By Raf Casert, Jill Lawless and Lori Hinnant | Oct 17
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's career of disdain for the European Union was a thing of the past on Thursday as he and the bloc's leaders celebrated their long-sought Brexit deal.

Opioid Industry Presses for Settlement As Trial Looms

Opioid Industry Presses for Settlement As Trial Looms

By Mark Gillespie and Geoff Mulvihill | Oct 17
With a trial looming, major drug distributors and manufacturers are pressing to settle thousands of claims against them related to the nation's persistent opioid crisis.

Retail Worry: Will Wine and Cheese Tariffs Hurt Holiday Sales?

Retail Worry: Will Wine and Cheese Tariffs Hurt Holiday Sales?

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Oct 17
The tariffs the Trump administration is about to impose on wine, liquor and cheese from Europe couldn't come at a worse time for small retailers.

Trump Rule May Mean 1 Million Kids Lose Automatic Free Lunch

Trump Rule May Mean 1 Million Kids Lose Automatic Free Lunch

By Candice Choi | Oct 17
Nearly a million children could lose their automatic eligibility for free school lunches under a Trump administration proposal that would reduce the number of people who get food stamps.

Embattled Argentine Farmers Eye Presidential Vote with Fear

Embattled Argentine Farmers Eye Presidential Vote with Fear

By Luis Andres Henao | Oct 17
Juan Rossi walks between rows of green wheat at his farm in one of Argentina's most fertile agricultural regions, worrying about the future of the farming sector that is the main economic engine of this country.

China Appeals to Washington for Quick End to Trade War

China Appeals to Washington for Quick End to Trade War

By Joe McDonald | Oct 17
China appealed to Washington for a quick end to their trade war but gave no indication Thursday what additional steps Beijing might want before carrying out what President Donald Trump says is a promise to buy up to $50 billion of American farm goods.

Eurozone Inflation Revised Down to Near 3-Year Lows

Eurozone Inflation Revised Down to Near 3-Year Lows

Oct 17
Inflation in the 19-country eurozone has fallen to its lowest rate since November 2016.

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