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$260 million deal averts 1st federal trial on opioid crisis

$260 million deal averts 1st federal trial on opioid crisis

CLEVELAND — The nation's three biggest drug distributors and a major drugmaker agreed to an 11th-hour, $260 million settlement Monday over the deadly toll taken by opioids in two Ohio counties, averting what would have been the first federal trial ov
2nd Sesame Street Place park opening in San Diego

2nd Sesame Street Place park opening in San Diego

ORLANDO, Fla. — There are plenty of sunny days to sweep the clouds away where SeaWorld is opening its next theme park.
Energy regulator says crude-by-rail shipments fell to 310,000 bpd in August

Energy regulator says crude-by-rail shipments fell to 310,000 bpd in August

CALGARY — The Canada Energy Regulator says exports of crude oil by rail from Canada fell slightly in August to 310,000 barrels per day from 313,000 bpd in July.
Sweetened bid for HBC by Baker-led shareholder group gets board approval

Sweetened bid for HBC by Baker-led shareholder group gets board approval

The Hudson's Bay Co. board agreed Monday to a sweetened privatization offer that values the retailer at about $1.9 billion, but the deal will require support from minority shareholders if it is to be accepted.
Barrick Gold stock down despite deal to settle long-running Tanzania dispute

Barrick Gold stock down despite deal to settle long-running Tanzania dispute

Barrick Gold Corp. announced a deal with the government of Tanzania that will see the gold miner pay US$300 million to settle all outstanding tax and other disputes over its mines in the African country.
North American stock markets up at late-morning; Loonie trades higher

North American stock markets up at late-morning; Loonie trades higher

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index headed higher in late-morning trading, helped by gains the key financial and industrials sectors, while U.S. stock markets also climbed higher. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 52.22 points at 16,429.34.
Outcry in Ukraine over song mocking ex-central bank chief

Outcry in Ukraine over song mocking ex-central bank chief

KYIV, Ukraine — 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.
'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' claims No. 1 over 'Joker'

'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' claims No. 1 over 'Joker'

LOS ANGELES — The Walt Disney Co.'s "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil" knocked "Joker" out of the No. 1 spot at the box office, but just barely.
Trump scraps plan to host G-7 at his Doral golf resort

Trump scraps plan to host G-7 at his Doral golf resort

WASHINGTON — Responding to stinging criticism, President Donald Trump has abruptly reversed his plan to hold the next year's Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral golf resort in Florida.
Mixed message: Boris Johnson seeks Brexit delay, sort of

Mixed message: Boris Johnson seeks Brexit delay, sort of

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pressed ahead Sunday with plans to try to win parliamentary backing for his new Brexit deal even as the European Union began considering his grudging request to extend the looming Brexit deadline.