Stocks rise as investors focus on earnings; Boeing drops
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved broadly higher on Wall Street Monday as investors watch the latest corporate earnings and developments in the U.S.-China trade war.
Outcry in Ukraine over song mocking ex-central bank chief
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian officials on Monday lashed out at a comedy show that targeted the former central bank chief by joking about a recent arson attack on her home.
Vape pioneer peddled street drugs that sickened dozens
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Some of the people rushing to emergency rooms thought the CBD vape they inhaled would help like a gentle medicine.
Companies reach $260 million deal to settle opioids lawsuit
CLEVELAND (AP) — The nation's three dominant drug distributors and a big drugmaker have reached a $260 million deal to settle a lawsuit related to the opioid crisis just as the first federal trial over the crisis was due to begin Monday.
Liz Weston: Will you get what Social Security promises?
The Social Security Administration will happily forecast your future monthly retirement check. Trouble is, it's often off the mark.
2nd Sesame Street Place park opening in San Diego
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — There are plenty of sunny days to sweep the clouds away where SeaWorld is opening its next theme park. Officials with SeaWorld Entertainment and Sesame Workshop announced Monday that they are opening the country's second Sesame Place park in San Diego in spring 2021.
Hudson's Bay being taken private by shareholder group
NEW YORK (AP) — The owner of Saks Fifth Avenue is being taken private by a group of its shareholders. Hudson's Bay said Monday that its common shares will be purchased for 10.30 Canadian dollars ($7.86) per share in cash.
World shares gain on upbeat comment on China-US trade talks
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares rose after China's top trade negotiator said over the weekend that Beijing and Washington were making progress in trade talks.
Online ordering boom gives rise to virtual restaurants
NEW YORK (AP) — Frato's Pizza looks like a typical family restaurant, with its black-and-white checkered floor and red chairs. But in the kitchen, the cooks are whipping up dishes for four other restaurants at the same time.
AP Interview: Montenegro PM: Wrapping up Brexit is positive
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — The prime minister of Montenegro, a small Balkan nation that is the next in line to join the European Union, has expressed hope that once Brexit is finalized, the EU's enlargement policy would regain importance.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump exaggerates scope of cease-fire deal
WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump describes it, the U.S. swooped into an intractable situation in the Middle East, achieved an agreement within hours that had eluded the world for years and delivered a "great day for civilization."
Japan exports fall for 10th straight month in September
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's exports fell for a 10th straight month in September as trade tensions between the U.S. and China hit demand for machinery and other manufacturing mainstays, the government said Monday.
US: Russian hackers use Iranians to mask their identities
LONDON (AP) — The United States and the U.K. say they have exposed how a group of Russian hackers hijacked the tools of their Iranian counterparts to attack dozens of countries around the world.
Asian shares mixed amid uncertainties on Brexit, China trade
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Monday amid uncertainties about Britain's exit from the European Union and the ongoing trade conflict between the U.S.
1st federal opioid crisis trial to focus on distribution
CLEVELAND (AP) — The case is about the conduct of a group of companies in two Ohio counties, but far more than that is riding on the first federal trial on the opioid crisis, expected to open Monday in Cleveland.
White House: Summit at Trump property would look 'lousy'
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump dropped plans to hold an international summit at his Doral resort in Florida after realizing "it looks lousy" to steer business to his own property, his acting chief of staff said Sunday.
'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' claims No. 1 over 'Joker'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Walt Disney Co.'s "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil" knocked "Joker" out of the No. 1 spot at the box office, but just barely.
Greens seen gaining as Switzerland elects new parliament
BERLIN (AP) — Greens made significant gains as Switzerland elected a new parliament on Sunday, while a populist right-wing party remained the country's strongest but saw its support slip, projections indicated.
Boris Johnson faces frenzied week as Brexit deadline nears
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a frenzied week of activity in Parliament, and possibly in the courts, as he tries to woo rebellious lawmakers in time to meet the Oct.
Fractious Brexit saga to continue in Parliament, courts
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is still at odds with Parliament over how to break the Brexit impasse, and the European Union is considering Johnson's halfhearted request for a delay to the Oct.
German cabin crew union strikes at Lufthansa subsidiaries
BERLIN (AP) — A German union representing cabin crew has called members at several Lufthansa subsidiaries out on strike — a walkout that was extended by 13 hours at short notice.
UK's Johnson asks for a Brexit delay that he doesn't want
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is pressing ahead to try to win parliamentary backing for his new Brexit deal as the European Union considers his grudging request to extend the looming Oct.
Qantas completes longest non-stop New York-Sydney flight
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's Qantas on Sunday completed the first non-stop commercial flight from New York to Sydney, which was used to run a series of tests to assess the effects of ultra long-haul flights on crew fatigue and passenger jetlag.
Trump drops plan to host G-7 at Doral
WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding to stinging criticism, President Donald Trump on Saturday abruptly reversed his plan to hold the next Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral, Florida, golf resort next year.
The Latest: Johnson sends EU request for Brexit delay
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The British government has formally asked the European Union for a delay to Brexit — but also sent a letter from Prime Minister Boris Johnson arguing against it.