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The Latest: Brexit rumblings as PM Johnson…

Britain's chief Brexit minister has made a last-minute trip to meet European Union colleagues and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has postponed a Cabinet meeting _ signs that talks on an EU divorce deal are reaching a critical point

World shares mostly higher after wobbly day on…

World shares mostly higher after wobbly day of trading on Wall Street

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

Online retailer Zalando sets diversity target for management

Online fashion retailer Zalando says it wants at least 40% of its senior managers to be women within four years, following recent criticism that all five members of its management board are men

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UK labor market weakening amid Brexit uncertainty

Official figures are suggesting that the U.K. labor market is weakening in all the Brexit uncertainty

Flooded bullet trains show Japan's risks from…

Flooded bullet trains show Japan's risks from natural disasters as climate change brings weather extremes

Hong Kong's leader: Territory not becoming a…

Hong Kong's leader says "it's totally irresponsible and unfounded" to suggest the semi-autonomous Chinese territory is becoming a police state as her government grapples with protests now in their fifth month

Pakistan faces black list of countries financing…

Pakistan got a mixed review for its efforts to curb terrorist financing and money laundering as it tries to avoid getting blacklisted by the Financial Action Task Force, a global watchdog, when it meets Wednesday in Paris

Google to show off new phone, devices at New York event

Google is expected to announce a new version of its Pixel phone at an event in New York Tuesday

Asia shares mixed as optimism over China-US trade…

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

Australian left thirsty on Emirates flight loses injury case

A woman who said she was left thirsty by an Emirates cabin crew and broke her ankle when she fainted on the flight has lost her case in an Australian court

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

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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

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

Beverly Sackler, an owner of Purdue Pharma, dies

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

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

Warren escalates Facebook fight with ad targeting…

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

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

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

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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

Correction: Opioid Crisis-Purdue story