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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.

Abbott Labs veteran CEO White to step down next March

Abbott Laboratories will replace long-time CEO Miles White with another veteran executive next March

Powell to testify before Congress as Fed pauses…

Powell to testify before Congress as Fed officials voice support for pausing rate cuts

Juul Is No Longer Selling Its Popular Mint…

The company said it made the decision "in light of" two recent studies that tied Juul to the rising spike in underage vapers.

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Economy in mind, Bolsonaro changes tack and…

Brazil gets closer to China as President Bolsonaro drops rhetoric from last year’s campaign trail

Military families sue, claim poor housing conditions on base

Ten military families have filed a class-action lawsuit accusing private companies that manage base housing of failing to remedy unsafe living conditions

Navajo leader: Tribe won't back energy company's…

The Navajo Nation president says the tribe will not financially back the bonds a tribal energy company needs for a trio of newly acquired mines off the reservation

Prague international airport plans $2.4 billion expansion

The Czech prime minister says the state-run Prague international airport is set to expand to meet growing demand

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

Truckers file 1st suit contesting California gig…

The California Trucking Association has filed what appears to be the first lawsuit challenging a sweeping new labor law that seeks to give wage and benefit protections to workers in the so-called gig economy

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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

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

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