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AP: Oxy Sales in China Driven By Misleading Addiction Claims

Brown Touts opioid crisis Fight Funding in Spending Bill

By ERIKA KINETZ Associated PressSHANGHAI (AP) — Thousands of lawsuits across the United States have accused a drug company owned by the billionaire Sackler family of using false claims to push highly addictive opioids on an unsuspecting nation, fueling the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history. Yet, even as its U.S. drugmaker collapses under the […]

By ERIKA KINETZ Associated PressSHANGHAI (AP) — Thousands of lawsuits across the United States have accused a drug company owned by the billionaire Sackler family of using false claims to push highly addictive opioids on an unsuspecting nation, fueling the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history. Yet, even as its...

Report: US Failing to Stop China from Stealing Research

By ERIC TUCKER Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The United States government has failed to stop China from stealing intellectual property from American universities and lacks a comprehensive strategy for dealing with the threat, a congressional report concluded Monday. The report says the FBI should be more effective and consistent in warning colleges and universities about […]

By ERIC TUCKER Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The United States government has failed to stop China from stealing intellectual property from American universities and lacks a comprehensive strategy for dealing with the threat, a congressional report concluded Monday. The report says the FBI should be more effective and consistent in...

Pelosi Says Agreement on Revamped NAFTA ‘Imminent’

By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she wants to see Congress pass President Donald Trump’s revamped North American free trade deal this year. In a news conference Thursday, the California Democrat said an agreement on the pact is “imminent.” The United States, Mexico and Canada last year agreed […]

By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she wants to see Congress pass President Donald Trump’s revamped North American free trade deal this year. In a news conference Thursday, the California Democrat said an agreement on the pact is “imminent.” The United States, Mexico...

World Thirst for Oil Grows, with SUVs a Key Culprit

By ANGELA CHARLTON Associated PressPARIS (AP) — The world’s thirst for oil will continue to grow until the 2030s, with climate-damaging emissions climbing until at least 2040 — and consumers’ insatiable appetite for SUVs is a big reason why. Mounting demand for plastic is another factor. So is increasing plane travel. And the upcoming population […]

By ANGELA CHARLTON Associated PressPARIS (AP) — The world's thirst for oil will continue to grow until the 2030s, with climate-damaging emissions climbing until at least 2040 — and consumers' insatiable appetite for SUVs is a big reason why. Mounting demand for plastic is another factor. So is increasing plane...

Reagan Statue Being Dedicated in Berlin to Mark Wall Fall

By DAVID RISING Associated PressBERLIN (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Berlin was unveiling a statue of Ronald Reagan Friday, on a site overlooking the location of the former president’s iconic speech imploring the Soviet Union to remove the Berlin Wall. The larger-than-life statue is being installed atop the embassy’s terrace, at eye-level with the […]

By DAVID RISING Associated PressBERLIN (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Berlin was unveiling a statue of Ronald Reagan Friday, on a site overlooking the location of the former president's iconic speech imploring the Soviet Union to remove the Berlin Wall. The larger-than-life statue is being installed atop the embassy's...

AP’s Story on the Day the Wall Fell

By NESHA STARCEVIC Associated PressBERLIN (AP) — This story was first published on Nov. 9, 1989, and describes the moment when East Germany announced it was opening its borders . The Associated Press is republishing the story to mark the 30th anniversary of the collapse of the Berlin Wall , an event that eventually led […]

By NESHA STARCEVIC Associated PressBERLIN (AP) — This story was first published on Nov. 9, 1989, and describes the moment when East Germany announced it was opening its borders . The Associated Press is republishing the story to mark the 30th anniversary of the collapse of the Berlin Wall ,...

Trump Says US, China Seek New Site to Sign Trade Deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that the U.S. and China are working to secure a new site to sign a tentative trade truce and the location will be announced soon. U.S. and Chinese negotiators wanted to finalize the deal in time for Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping to sign it at […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that the U.S. and China are working to secure a new site to sign a tentative trade truce and the location will be announced soon. U.S. and Chinese negotiators wanted to finalize the deal in time for Trump and Chinese President Xi...

Seoul Says N. Korea Fires Projectiles Amid Stalled Talks

By KIM TONG-HYUNG and HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated PressSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military said North Korea on Thursday fired two projectiles toward its eastern sea, an apparent resumption of weapons tests aimed at ramping up pressure on Washington over a stalemate in nuclear negotiations. Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the weapons were […]

By KIM TONG-HYUNG and HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated PressSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's military said North Korea on Thursday fired two projectiles toward its eastern sea, an apparent resumption of weapons tests aimed at ramping up pressure on Washington over a stalemate in nuclear negotiations. Seoul's Joint Chiefs of...

Pledges for Global Climate Fund Reach About $11B

PARIS (AP) — France’s finance minister says pledges to replenish an international fund meant to help poor nations tackle climate change will reach nearly 10 billion euros ($11 billion). Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, speaking at a conference in Paris set to replenish the Green Climate Fund, said “it’s a great success.” He added “this […]

PARIS (AP) — France's finance minister says pledges to replenish an international fund meant to help poor nations tackle climate change will reach nearly 10 billion euros ($11 billion). Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, speaking at a conference in Paris set to replenish the Green Climate Fund, said "it's a...

For Businesses, Brexit is Happening Already

By DANICA KIRKA Associated PressLONDON (AP) — Mylands paint, founded 135 years ago, has survived two World Wars, the Great Depression and the end of the British Empire by adapting its products and practices. So when it was faced with the economic upheaval threatened by Britain’s departure from the European Union, CEO Dominic Myland wasn’t […]

By DANICA KIRKA Associated PressLONDON (AP) — Mylands paint, founded 135 years ago, has survived two World Wars, the Great Depression and the end of the British Empire by adapting its products and practices. So when it was faced with the economic upheaval threatened by Britain's departure from the European...