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UK's Johnson asks for Brexit delay, but argues…

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has grudgingly asked the European Union to delay Brexit

Japan to send own force, won't join US coalition…

Japan has decided not to join a U.S. coalition to protect commercial vessels in the Middle East, but will send its own force to ensure the safe shipment of oil to Japan

Corps: No more Dakota Access Pipeline study needed

An attorney for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is asking a federal judge to sign off on the Corps' conclusion that the Dakota Access Pipeline doesn't harm American Indian tribes

California regulator slams PG&E over electricity…

California's top regulator excoriated top executives of the state's largest utility even as Pacific Gas & Electric officials said they know they failed to meet public expectations when the company cut the power to more than 2 million people last week

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California unemployment rate falls to record low…

Officials say California's unemployment rate fell to a record low of 4% in September

US officials propose less paperwork for mineral…

Wyoming officials back less paperwork for miners seeking lower U.S. royalty rates

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Syrian…

AP FACT CHECK: Trump hails limited Syrian cease-fire deal as a mission-accomplished moment for Mideast and other claims from a week of Trump and Democratic rhetoric

Ex-salon chief alleges Wynn Resorts spied at his…

A former salon director who went public about sexual misconduct allegations against casino mogul Steve Wynn is suing Wynn Resorts and executives, alleging they invaded his privacy and spied on him at his next job in a bid to undercut his accounts

The Latest: California names director for…

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has named the first director of a new Wildfire Safety Division

Messages from former Boeing test pilot reveal Max…

FAA raps Boeing for delay in disclosing employees' instant messages about the now-grounded Max jet

Google affiliate begins drone deliveries in…

A Google affiliate has started delivering packages with drones in a test being run in a Virginia town

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Huawei exec: Chinese tech giant wants to be…

A top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei says the company wants to be open and transparent

Facebook reaches licensing deal with News Corp for headlines

News Corp. says it has reached a licensing deal with Facebook that lets the social network feature headlines from The Wall Street Journal, the New York Post and other publications on its upcoming news tab

Trump taps Perry deputy to replace him at Energy…

President Donald Trump says he is nominating Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette to replace Rick Perry in the top job at the Energy Department.

New Facebook oversight board results to be public…

A Facebook executive says a new quasi-independent oversight board will soon be weighing decisions on some of the platform's most difficult content questions in a "very public way."

Stocks end lower; S&P 500 notches 2nd straight…

The S&P 500 index closed out an uneven week of trading on Wall Street with its second straight weekly gain, even though stock indexes ended lower Friday

J&J recalls baby powder after trace asbestos…

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder as a precaution after testing found asbestos traces in a single bottle

White House plans G-7 agenda, tells world to 'get…

The White House is starting to shape plans for next year's Group of Seven summit in Florida

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

The S&P 500 index closed out a choppy week of trading on Wall Street with its second straight weekly gain, even though stock indexes ended lower Friday

Over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac pulled in…

Drugmaker Sanofi latest to recall over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac because of possible contamination

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Supreme Court steps into case over consumer agency

The Supreme Court is stepping into a years-long, politically charged fight over the federal consumer finance watchdog agency that was created in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis

Markets Right Now: Technology stocks lead US indexes lower

Stocks are closing lower on Wall Street, weighed down by losses in technology and communications companies.