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Juul To Cut 16% Of Its Global Workforce In…

Juul says its $1 billion cost-cutting plan will help it "focus on reducing underage use" and invest in scientific research, among other things.

World's thirst for oil to keep growing until 2030s

An important global energy forecast says the world's thirst for oil will continue to grow until the 2030s and climate-damaging emissions will keep climbing until at least 2040

Asian stocks sink after Trump threatens more…

Asian stocks sink after Trump threatens more China tariff hikes

California regulators to open inquiry into power…

California regulators are voting Wednesday to open an investigation into a dozen pre-emptive outages that blacked out large parts of the state for much of October as unnaturally high, dry winds sparked fears of wildfires

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Chile enters 26th day of protest with strike, huge marches

Protests against social inequality in Chile surged through a 26th day with huge demonstrations across the country and a national strike that brought much activity to a standstill

Lawsuit aims to kill stalled $2B methanol…

A new federal lawsuit aims to kill plans to build one of the world's biggest methanol refineries along the Columbia River

PG&E faces potential showdown over its bankruptcy…

California Gov. Gavin Newsom stepping up pressure on Pacific Gas & Electric to fork over billions more in cash to thousands of wildfire victims

Wynn Resorts wants court to toss ex-salon chief spying claim

Wynn Resorts wants a judge to dismiss a former beauty salon director's lawsuit alleging company executives invaded his privacy and spied on him after he spoke publicly about sexual misconduct allegations against former casino mogul Steve Wynn

LSU-Alabama game a big winner for CBS over the…

Nielsen says LSU-Alabama game had the highest ratings for any regular season college football game in eight years

Pact reached to avert government shutdown through…

A top House lawmaker has announced that Congress will pass a governmentwide temporary spending bill to keep the government running through Dec. 20, forestalling a government shutdown as the House turns its focus to impeachment hearings

Google's health care ambitions now involve…

Google is working with large health care system Ascension, the latest foray into the health industry by the tech giant

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Defendants in opioid case say politico's input not needed

Johnson & Johnson says there's no need for a judge who ordered the drugmaker to pay $572 million to help clean up Oklahoma's opioid crisis to let several Republican leaders intervene in the case

Boeing orders, deliveries continue to sag with…

The drumbeat of lower orders and deliveries continues at Boeing as the grounding of its best-selling plane hits eight months

Army's use of TikTok app raises concerns on Capitol Hill

The Army's use of a China-owned video app called TikTok as part of a new campaign to recruit young people into the service is raising concerns on Capitol Hill

No. 1 milk company declares bankruptcy amid drop…

Dean Foods, America's biggest milk processor, has filed for bankruptcy amid a steep, decades-long drop-off in US milk consumption blamed on soda, juices and, more recently, nondairy substitutes

Nielsen's top programs for Nov. 4-10

A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Nov. 4-10

Trump claims credit for economy, jobs in New York…

President Donald Trump is claiming credit for the nation's strong economic performance under his leadership in a speech at the Economic Club of New York Tuesday

Tribe to argue against expansion of Dakota Access pipeline

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and other opponents are preparing to argue their case against a proposed expansion of the Dakota Access pipeline

Supreme Court lets Sandy Hook shooting lawsuit go…

The Supreme Court is letting the lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting go forward

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Stocks closed with modest gains on Wall Street Tuesday, nudging the Nasdaq to another record high

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Disney Plus suffers some technical difficulties…

Disney's brand-new streaming service Disney Plus is suffering technical glitches on its first day.

2 Paula Deen's Family Kitchen restaurants close…

Two Paula Deen's Family Kitchen locations have closed in the Florida Panhandle

Italian insurer Generali seeks art market leadership

Italian insurer Generali has tapped contemporary artist Maurizio Cattelan as it launches a program to cover art works