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October 19, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global finance officials wrapped up their fall meetings on Saturday with a pledge to “employ all appropriate tools” to combat the weakest global growth in a decade, but there was little evidence of progress in easing trade tensions, a major source of the slowdown.

The policy-…

Global Finance

October 19, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long after more flamboyant colleagues flamed out of President Donald Trump’s favor amid ethics scandals, low-profile and folksy Rick Perry survived in the Cabinet in part by steering clear of controversy.

Until now.

The former Texas governor said Thursday he was quitting as energy…

Trump Perry

October 19, 2019

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago parents leaned on family, friends and community groups as 25,000 teachers in the nation’s third-largest school district went on strike this past week, canceling classes for more than 300,000 kids.

For some families, the Chicago Teachers Union walkout meant a day off and a bit…

Chicago Schools Strike

October 19, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

3 p.m.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will push ahead and try to leave European Union by Oct. 31.

He said Saturday he is not daunted or dismayed by a vote delaying approval of the new Brexit deal, and said there will be no new…

Britain Brexit

October 19, 2019

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.”

It was a mission-accomplished moment that other…

Fact Check Week

October 19, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson grudgingly asked the European Union late Saturday to delay Brexit after the British Parliament postponed a decision on whether to back his divorce deal. But the defiant Johnson also made clear that he personally opposed delaying the U.K.‘s exit, scheduled…

APTOPIX Britain Brexit-3

October 18, 2019

Negotiations aimed at reaching a major settlement in the nation’s opioid litigation reached an impasse Friday.

Key differences were between state attorneys general and lawyers representing local governments, rather than with the drugmakers and distributors they are suing.

One of the negotiators,…

Opioid Crisis Lawsuits

October 18, 2019

DALLAS (AP) — A former senior Boeing test pilot told a co-worker that he unknowingly misled safety regulators about problems with a flight-control system that would later be implicated in two deadly crashes of the company’s 737 Max.

The pilot, Mark Forkner, told another Boeing employee in 2016 that…

On the Money Boeing Plane

October 18, 2019

Charts show weekly performance of major stock market indexes; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm;

October 18, 2019

Dow Jones Industrials

High: 27,018.25

Low: 26,770.13

Close: 26,770.20

Change: —255.68

Other Indexes

Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2986.20 —11.75

NYSE Index: 13,006.64 —32.59

Nasdaq Composite Index: 8089.54 —67.31

NYSE Amer Composite: 2,440.30 +3.15

Russell 2000 Index: 1535.48 —6.36

Wilshire 5000…

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