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Settlement reached in lawsuits over Xarelto blood thinner

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 10:24am

A $775 million settlement has been announced in roughly 25,000 lawsuits involving the blood-thinning medication Xarelto.

Albania fires consul in Nigeria over alleged fraud charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 9:48am

Albania's Foreign Ministry has fired an Indian serving as its consul of honor in Nigeria after learning he was wanted in his country for money laundering.

For Venezuela's 1 percent, a lavish wedding amid crisis

Luis Andres Henao, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 9:44am

It was the sort of celebration that's become rare in troubled Venezuela: a lavish destination wedding of two young entrepreneurs at a dude ranch on the country's vast tropical plains, a region known for its rugged cowboys on horseback rounding up cattle — and where camps like this one cater to the nation's ever-diminishing elite.

UK leader Theresa May says Britain will not leave EU without a deal unless Parliament agrees to it

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 9:43am

UK leader Theresa May says Britain will not leave EU without a deal unless Parliament agrees to it.

UK leader Theresa May says she does not have enough support to put EU divorce deal to new vote in Parliament

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 9:37am

UK leader Theresa May says she does not have enough support to put EU divorce deal to new vote in Parliament.

US experts revisit breast implant safety after new concerns

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:41am

U.S. medical authorities are revisiting the safety of breast implants used by millions of American women, the latest review in a multi-decade debate about their health effects.

Mix-up: British Airways plane lands in Scotland, not Germany

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:38am

The flight on Monday seemed to go perfectly well, until passengers realized that their plane had landed in both the wrong city and the wrong country.

Catalan ex-president visits German prison, donates books

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:33am

The former president of Spain's Catalonia region, Carles Puigdemont, has returned to a German prison where he spent nearly two weeks last year to drop off a donation of books.

Grains lower, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:27am

Grain futures were lower Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Survey: Business economists see slowdown in growth this year

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:21am

The nation's business economists foresee a sharp slowdown in U.S. economic growth over the next two years, in sharp contrast to the Trump administration's predictions that growth will accelerate this year and next.

High court won't referee dispute over Michael Jordan images

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:56am

The Supreme Court said Monday it won't step in to referee a copyright dispute between Nike and a photographer who took a well-known image of basketball great Michael Jordan. That means lower court rulings for the athletic apparel maker will stand.

Justices reject foreign company appeal over Mueller subpoena

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:47am

The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from a company owned by an unidentified foreign government that has refused to turn over information demanded by special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

Markets Right Now: US stock indexes turn mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:44am

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Ethiopian Airlines says pilots got appropriate training

Elias Meseret, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:23am

Ethiopian Airlines' CEO says the pilots who flew the plane that crashed on March 10 had trained on "all appropriate simulators," rejecting reports that they had not been adequately prepared to handle the new aircraft.

Uganda holds 3.6 tons of gold possibly from Venezuela

Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:06am

A gold refinery established by a Belgian is facing Ugandan sanctions over the questionable importation of 7.4 tons of gold earlier in March, adding to growing allegations that minerals from conflict-plagued countries pass through the Uganda-based company.

Chairman of India's ailing Jet Airways resigns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:03am

The chairman of India's private Jet Airways has quit amid mounting financial woes which have forced it to suspend 14 international routes and ground more than 80 planes.

Pakistanis protest acquittal of 4 in India train attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 6:53am

Family members of Pakistanis killed in an Indian train explosion are protesting an Indian court's acquittal of four Hindus charged with triggering the blasts 12 years ago, which killed 68 passengers.

Sri Lanka imposes daily 4-hour power cuts due to dry weather

Bharatha Mallawarachi, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 6:18am

Sri Lanka's state-run power agency announced Monday that it will cut electricity for four hours on weekdays as dry weather lowers the output of hydropower plants.

The Latest: May won't support no-deal Brexit without House

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 6:17am

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