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UK agrees further talks over disposal of old Shell oil rigs

Britain has agreed to hold further talks with other European countries before deciding whether to approve energy giant Shell's plans to decommission four disused oil rigs in the Atlantic

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac pulled in US, Canada

Drugmaker Sanofi latest to recall over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac because of possible contamination

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Syria crisis tests Trump's global religious freedom vows

The Turkish invasion of northern Syria in the wake of President Donald Trump's troop withdrawal from the region could put to the test Trump's stated commitment to global freedom of worship for religious minorities

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

US officials propose less paperwork for mineral royalty cuts

Wyoming officials back less paperwork for miners seeking lower U.S. royalty rates

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

CEOs, attorneys general trying to reach opioid settlement

Chief executives of a handful of pharmaceutical and drug distribution companies are negotiating with government attorneys to see if they can reach a settlement ahead of the first federal trial over the nation's opioid crisis

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Homeless, not faceless: After killings, a community mourns

The killings of four men asleep on streets in Manhattan's Chinatown have trained scrutiny on the city's struggle to reduce homelessness

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

FBI data: 584 child homicide victims in St. Louis since 1990

An analysis of FBI data shows that children in St. Louis have been the victims of homicides at 10 times the national rate for decades

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Wisconsin students walk out to protest racial slur firing

Students at a Wisconsin high school are skipping class to protest the firing of a black security guard who was fired for repeating a racial slur while telling a student not to call him that word

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Washington St, Colorado both stumbling heading into showdown

Washington State coach Mike Leach says his defense needs to improve as the Cougars seek their first Pac-12 win of the season when Colorado visits Saturday

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

'Only God is with us': A Syrian family feels betrayed by US

A Syrian family who had taken refuge in a northern town thought it was safe because the Americans were there, but then they left.

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Despite labor costs, GM averts financial woes of its past

Contract deal with United Auto Workers will drive up General Motors' expenses, but analysts say the company is in far better shape than a decade ago when labor costs helped push it into bankruptcy

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Climate protester in Boris Johnson garb scales Big Ben tower

A climate-change protester dressed as Prime Minister Boris Johnson has climbed the Big Ben clocktower at Britain's Parliament

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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