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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NEW YORK (AP) — MoviePass, the struggling discount movie ticket subscription service, is being spun off by the company that owns it.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Kellogg's Honey Smacks is returning to shelves following a voluntarily recall after salmonella infected 100 people in 33 states.
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.
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.
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.
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 has removed some accounts thought to be used to circumvent a ban on conspiracy-monger Alex Jones and Infowars, the company said Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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