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EU rejects Italy's budget, raising stakes in dispute

EU rejects Italy's budget, raising stakes in dispute

BRUSSELS — The European Union set up a high-stakes battle with Italy, one of the bloc's biggest economies, over who has final control over a member state's budget after the executive Commission took the unprecedented step of ordering the country to r
Lawsuit filed over highway shutdown during pipeline protest

Lawsuit filed over highway shutdown during pipeline protest

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Saudi investment forum opens, clouded by writer's death

Saudi investment forum opens, clouded by writer's death

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — A high-profile economic forum in Saudi Arabia began on Tuesday in Riyadh, with the crown prince making a brief public appearance at the kingdom's first major event since the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consul
Anywhere but Washington: Why DC stories rarely film in DC

Anywhere but Washington: Why DC stories rarely film in DC

WASHINGTON — It's a hobby among District of Columbia locals: Picking apart glaring geographic and architectural inaccuracies in movies and television shows set in Washington.
BMW to recall 1.6 million vehicles worldwide over fire risk

BMW to recall 1.6 million vehicles worldwide over fire risk

FRANKFURT — 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.
Dyson to build electric car in Singapore, aiming at China

Dyson to build electric car in Singapore, aiming at China

LONDON — 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.
China opens mega-bridge linking Hong Kong to mainland

China opens mega-bridge linking Hong Kong to mainland

ZHUHAI, China — China on Tuesday opened the world's longest sea-crossing bridge linking Hong Kong to the mainland, a feat of engineering carrying immense economic and political significance.

Judge upholds Monsanto verdict, cuts award to $78 million

SAN FRANCISCO — 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.
Philip Morris woos puff-happy Japan for post-smoking era

Philip Morris woos puff-happy Japan for post-smoking era

TOKYO — Philip Morris, maker of Marlboro and other major cigarette brands, is manoeuvring to keep itself in business in a post-smoking world with an advertising blitz in puff-happy Japan and other tobacco-loving markets.
iPhone XR makes the right trade-offs for a cheaper price

iPhone XR makes the right trade-offs for a cheaper price

NEW YORK — Apple offers you a simple trade-off with its new iPhone XR, the middlebrow cousin to the top-of-the-line iPhone XS. On one hand, the XR lacks the high-resolution screen and dual-lens camera found on the XS.