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.
EU rejects Italy's budget, raising stakes in dispute
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission on Tuesday rejected Italy's proposed budget — the first time it has ever done so with a member state — as it argues the populist government's spending plans for next year are out of line and would break promises to lower public debt.
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.
US stocks tumble in early trade after global markets slide
U.S. stocks slumped broadly in early trading Tuesday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 500 points and extending the market's recent string of losses.
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.
Saudi investment forum opens under haze of Khashoggi's death
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A high-profile economic forum in Saudi Arabia began on Tuesday in Riyadh, the kingdom's first major event on the world stage since the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month.
Markets Right Now: Stocks plunge in early trading
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening sharply lower on Wall Street following big drops in Asia and Europe.
McDonald's puts up some supersized 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.
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.
iPhone XR makes the right trade-offs for a cheaper price
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple offers you a simple trade-off with its new iPhone XR, the middlebrow cousin to the top-of-the-line iPhone XS.
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.
Netflix to borrow another $2B to pay its programming bills
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix plans to borrow another $2 billion to help pay for the exclusive series and movies that its management credits for helping its video streaming service reel in millions of new subscribers during the past five years.

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