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Chairman of the U.S.-China Business Council Evan Greenberg, center left, and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang hold a talk at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. (Yukie Nishizawa/Pool Photo via AP)
China appeals to Washington for quick end to trade warChina appeals for quick end to US tariff war, gives no sign what more Beijing might want before carrying out promise to buy American farm goods
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Rep. Cummings still not back to work after medical procedureU.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, of Baltimore, hasn't returned to work after having a medical procedure that he said would only keep him away for about a week
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. Asian shares were mixed Thursday after officials signaled work remains to be done on an agreement for a truce in the tariff war between the U.S. and China. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Global shares mixed on caution over Brexit, China-US tradeAsian shares mixed on caution over Brexit deal, China-US trade
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Alabama student's family awarded $9M in wrongful death suitThe family of an Alabama college student who died from complications of a birth control medication she was improperly prescribed has been awarded $9 million in their wrongful death, medical malpractice suit
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NC woman charged in kidnapping now accused in another caseA North Carolina woman charged with kidnapping a 3-year-old girl is now accused of kidnapping another toddler
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows Jodi Arias, who is serving a life sentence for her murder conviction in the 2008 death of her former boyfriend Travis Alexander. The Arizona Court of Appeals is scheduled on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, to hear Arias' appeal of her conviction. (Arizona Department of Corrections via AP, File)
Court to hear appeal of Jodi Arias' murder convictionAn Arizona court will hear arguments Thursday in an appeal of Jodi Arias' murder conviction in the 2008 death of her former boyfriend
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, file photo, narcotics detective Ben Hill, with the Barberton Police Department, shows two bags of medications that are are stored in their headquarters and slated for destruction in Barberton, Ohio. Jury selection is set to begin Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, in the first federal trial over the nation's opioid epidemic. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
Opioid industry presses for settlement as trial loomsMajor drug distributors and manufacturers are pressing to settle thousands of claims against them related to the nation's persistent opioid crisis as their trial date draws closer
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this March 5, 2015, file photo, Maricopa County Prosecutor Juan Martinez speaks during a news conference to discuss the outcome of the Jodi Arias' sentencing retrial in Phoenix. The Arizona Court of Appeals is scheduled on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, to hear Arias' appeal of her conviction. Martinez is heavily criticized in Arias' appeal. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
Court to hear appeal of Jodi Arias' murder convictionAn Arizona court will hear arguments Thursday in an appeal of Jodi Arias' murder conviction in the 2008 death of her former boyfriend
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this March 16, 2011, file photo, a security fence surrounds inmate housing on the Rikers Island correctional facility in New York. New York City lawmakers are considering a plan to close the notorious Rikers Island jail complex and replace it with four smaller jails. The City Council is set to vote Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 on a plan to build the jails that would replace Rikers.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
NYC poised to close notorious Rikers jail complex by 2026New York City's notorious Rikers Island jail complex will close by 2026 and will be replaced with four smaller jails under a plan before the City Council
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2019, file photo traders Ashley Lara and John Santiago confer as they work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 16. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Asian shares mixed on caution over China-US trade dealAsian shares mixed on caution over China-US trade deal
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this Oct. 14, 2019 photo, Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey, center right, and Vice President Stacy Davis Gates, center, left, march with members of the CTU and SEIU Local 73 through the Loop after a rally, three days before the unions could walk off the job on strike. Chicago's public schools have canceled classes after the teachers' union president announced that his bargaining team will recommend teachers vote to go on strike. Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, that classes would be canceled Thursday after determining that she can't accept the Chicago Teachers Union's demands, which she says would cost the city $2.5 billion it can't afford. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
The Latest: Chicago teachers to strike amid no contract dealChicago teachers are set to go on strike after failing to reach a contract deal with the nation's third-largest school district
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2019 file photo, Alpha Thomas holds a sign outside the Frank Crowley Courthouse before the start of the murder trial of former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger in downtown Dallas. Guyger who was on trial for shooting and killing her unarmed neighbor Botham Jean, 26, in the Dallas apartment building they both lived in. Guyger was convicted in early October 2019 — a rare jury decision — and sentenced to 10 years in prison, a punishment seen by some as too lenient for the crime. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
Cause for hope and caution following police shooting in homeMany in the black community say they've seen at least initial signs of swifter action in the days after Atatiana Jefferson's killing by a white Fort Worth police officer, but also are noticing some recurring themes
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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