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Asia shares mixed as optimism over China-US trade…

Shares mixed in Asia after wobbly day of trading on Wall Street

Do California power shutoffs work? Hard to know…

Millions of Californians lost electricity last week in an unprecedented effort by utilities to prevent their equipment from starting another devastating wildfire

California regulator criticizes utility over…

California's utility regulator is issuing a series of sanctions against Pacific Gas and Electric for what it calls "failures in execution" during the largest planned power shut-off in state history to avoid wildfires

Australia deports woman to Vietnam over smuggled pork

A Vietnamese tourist was deported for carrying pork in her luggage in the first incidence of Australia canceling a tourist's visa over undeclared food

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Ecuador crisis weakens president, strengthens…

Analysts say Ecuador's president appears weakened after nearly two weeks of protests that forced him to reverse an austerity plan that he called necessary for the country's future

The Latest: Nobel winner thought message was scam…

Nobel laureate thought a message from Sweden was a scam before realizing he'd been awarded the economics prize

Beverly Sackler, an owner of Purdue Pharma, dies

Beverly Sackler, a philanthropist and one of the owners of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, has died

Wages, pensions, plant investments still issues…

As strike hits Day 29, GM and union still apart on products for U.S. factories, wages, and pensions

Despite defections, Facebook officially launches…

Facebook to move forward with its Libra digital currency project, despite several high-profile defections from the undertaking and pressure from U.S. politicians

Protests erupt as Spain convicts leading Catalan…

Riot police engaged in a running battle with protesters outside Barcelona's airport Monday after Spain's Supreme Court convicted 12 separatist leaders of illegally promoting the wealthy Catalonia region's independence

Venezuela boosts worker pay again amid hyperinflation

Venezuela has dramatically hiked the minimum wage in a move that critics expect will do little to alleviate widespread suffering in the crisis-torn country

Warren escalates Facebook fight with ad targeting…

Big Tech is now a big punching bag for politicians of all stripes

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3 EU nations say Brexit talks likely to go beyond…

Brexit divorce talks in Brussels are making such slow progress that three European Union nations predict the negotiations could spill beyond this week's crucial Brexit summit

Pope's bodyguard resigns over new financial leaks…

The Vatican's latest leaks scandal claimed its first victim Monday, as Pope Francis' chief bodyguard resigned over the leak of a Vatican police flyer identifying five employees who were suspended as part of a financial investigation

'Glory to Ukraine': Nationalist groups protest…

Far-right groups protest Ukrainian president's peace plan as he warns against violence

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Stocks closed with modest losses on Wall Street Monday, a shaky start to the week for the market after its first weekly gain in four weeks

Correction: Opioid Crisis-Purdue story

Parsley Energy, Blackstone Group fall; Aecom rises

Parsley Energy, Blackstone Group fall; Aecom, PPL rise

Has tech made moving nukes safe enough? Depends…

U.S. officials trying to determine where to ship and store nuclear waste agree with watchdogs that the public has concerns despite their safety measures

Markets Right Now: US-China trade worries weigh on markets

Major U.S. stock indexes edged lower on Wall Street, a shaky start to the week for the market after the S&P 500 notched its first weekly gain in four weeks.

'Nothing-burger': US-China truce leaves big…

"Nothing-burger': US-China truce short on details, leaves tough issues for later

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Rags to riches: MLB to open NYC retail store at new offices

Major League Baseball's new office will have rags-to-riches component, a 17,000-square foot retail store in Manhattan

If political talk disrupts a workplace, bosses must step in

With the presidential election a little over a year away, business owners will likely start seeing staffers spending more time discussing politics

Uber lays off 350 employees in Eats, autonomous vehicles

Uber is laying off 350 employees from its food delivery, autonomous vehicles, safety, insurance and other teams