McDonald's shares jump on strong 3Q numbers
CHICAGO (AP) — McDonald's logged its 13th consecutive month of positive same-store sales and topped Wall Street profit and revenue expectations for the third quarter.
Stocks shudder on Wall Street following steep drops overseas
U.S. stocks slumped broadly on Wall Street Tuesday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 200 points and extending the market's recent string of losses.
Mnuchin announces sanctions against 9 individuals
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced Tuesday that the United States and six other Middle East countries are taking action to expose and disrupt terrorist activities being conducted by the Taliban and Iran to undermine the government of Afghanistan.
Saudi investment forum opens, clouded by writer's death
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A high-profile economic forum in Saudi Arabia began on Tuesday in Riyadh, with the crown prince making a brief public appearance at the kingdom's first major event since the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month.
About 15,000 strike at University of California hospitals
LOS ANGELES (AP) — About 15,000 medical workers on Tuesday started a three-day strike at five University of California medical centers amid a dispute over pay raises and job security, forcing the cancellation and rescheduling of thousands of surgeries and outpatient appointments, officials said.
EU rejects Italy's budget, raising stakes in dispute
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union set up a high-stakes battle with Italy, one of the bloc's biggest economies, over who has final control over a member state's budget after the executive Commission took the unprecedented step of ordering the country to revise its public spending plans.
Puerto Ricans fight for insurance money a year after Maria
DORADO, Puerto Rico (AP) — Thousands of Puerto Ricans have been forced to drain their savings, close their businesses, or resign themselves to living with structural damage as they fight insurance companies over millions of dollars' worth of claims that have gone unanswered or unpaid more than a year after Hurricane Maria.
MoviePass to be jettisoned by parent company
NEW YORK (AP) — MoviePass, the struggling discount movie ticket subscription service, is being spun off by the company that owns it.
Trump refugee cuts slow resurgence of cities like Buffalo
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — When thousands of others fled the struggling Rust Belt city of Buffalo, refugees poured in to fill the void and invigorate the economy.
Caterpillar has a big 3Q, but Wall Street senses pessimism
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Caterpillar beat most profit and revenue expectations in the third quarter, but company shares were punished Tuesday when Wall Street sensed some pessimism in the company's outlook, which remains unchanged.
Philip Morris woos puff-happy Japan for post-smoking era
TOKYO (AP) — Philip Morris, maker of Marlboro and other major cigarette brands, is maneuvering to keep itself in business in a post-smoking world with an advertising blitz in puff-happy Japan and other tobacco-loving markets.
Dyson to build electric car in Singapore, aiming at China
LONDON (AP) — Dyson, the British company best known for vacuum cleaners and prized hair dryers, said Tuesday it will build its new electric car in Singapore as it joins the increasingly crowded race to create the next generation of clean vehicles.
BMW to recall 1.6 million vehicles worldwide over fire risk
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker BMW says it is expanding a recall to cover 1.6 million vehicles worldwide due to possible fluid leaks that could result in a fire.
Honey Smacks returns to shelves with new recipe after recall
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Kellogg's Honey Smacks is returning to shelves following a voluntarily recall after salmonella infected 100 people in 33 states.
Walmart makes improvements to third-party marketplace
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart says it will work with third-party sellers to make millions of items available for free two-day shipping on orders over $35.
China-US ties sinking amid acrimony over trade, politics
BEIJING (AP) — "Both ignorant and malicious" was how the official China Daily newspaper recently described comments by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, offering a stinging insight into the current bitter tone of discourse between the countries.
Anywhere but Washington: Why DC stories rarely film in DC
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a hobby among District of Columbia locals: Picking apart glaring geographic and architectural inaccuracies in movies and television shows set in Washington.
The McCain Institute is looking for a few good mavericks
WASHINGTON (AP) — A nonprofit named for the late Sen. John McCain is looking for "mavericks" to vote in the Nov. 6 midterm election and fight for human rights around the world as President Donald Trump pursues his "America first" foreign policy.
Twitter removes accounts linked to Alex Jones, Infowars
Twitter has removed some accounts thought to be used to circumvent a ban on conspiracy-monger Alex Jones and Infowars, the company said Tuesday.
Asian shares retreat as Chinese growth concerns sink in
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks slid on Tuesday as worries about softening Chinese growth rattled investors, following a rally that was not picked up by Wall Street overnight.
Judge upholds Monsanto verdict, cuts award to $78 million
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California judge on Monday upheld a jury's verdict that found Monsanto's weed killer caused a groundskeeper's cancer, but she slashed the amount of money to be paid from $289 million to $78 million.
Trump administration unveils health options for small firms
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is rolling out new options for small employers to use tax-free accounts for providing health coverage to workers, officials said Monday.
Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe joins exodus from Facebook
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A co-founder of Facebook's virtual-reality division is joining the exodus of executives to leave the company after striking it rich in lucrative sales of their startups.
Judge: Michael Avenatti must pay $4.85M in ex-lawyer's suit
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Porn actress Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti must pay $4.85 million to an attorney who worked at his former law firm, a California judge ruled Monday in an order that holds the potential presidential candidate personally liable in a lawsuit over back pay.
Trump wants to push middle-income tax cut through Congress
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he wants to push a new middle-income tax cut through Congress after the midterm elections, though he's not offering specifics on the plan.

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