Philip Morris, maker of Marlboro and other major cigarette brands, is maneuvering to keep itself in business in a post-smoking world with an advertising blitz in puff-happy Japan and other tobacco-loving markets.
Aya Batrawy, Associated Press | PostedOct 23rd - 1:09am
A high-profile economic forum in Saudi Arabia began on Tuesday in Riyadh, the kingdom's first major event on the world stage since the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month.
Thousands of University of California medical workers began a three-day strike Tuesday against hospitals, clinics and campuses that prompted the rescheduling of thousands of surgeries and outpatient appointments.
CORRECTS: Judge upholds verdict saying Monsanto's weed killer caused worker's cancer, but cuts $289 mil award to $78 mil. (Corrects APNewsAlert to say that original award was $289 million, not $287 million)
Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press | PostedOct 22nd - 6:57pm
"Both ignorant and malicious" was how the official China Daily newspaper recently described comments by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, offering a stinging insight into the current bitter tone of discourse between the countries.