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Online ordering boom gives rise to virtual restaurants

Thousands of restaurants are experimenting with virtual spin-offs as they try to capitalize on the rising popularity of online ordering

Asian shares mixed amid uncertainties on Brexit…

Asian shares mixed amid uncertainties on Brexit, China-US trade tensions

American ambassador defends rules for Chinese diplomats

U.S. ambassador defends plans to require Chinese diplomats to report contacts with some Americans, says Washington considering possible rules for employees of Communist Party-controlled entities

Correction: Trump-Perry story

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Committee pitches concept to settle all opioid lawsuits

A committee guiding OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy is suggesting other drugmakers, distributors and pharmacy chains use Purdue's bankruptcy proceedings to settle lawsuits seeking to hold the industry accountable for the national opioid crisis

'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' claims No. 1 over 'Joker'

'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' claims first place at box office, ending 'Joker's' reign

'Abominable' to skip Malaysia theaters over…

The animated movie "Abominable" will skip Malaysian theaters after producers decided against cutting out a scene showing a map supporting Chinese claims to the disputed South China Sea

Greens seen gaining as Switzerland elects new…

Projections indicate that Greens have made significant gains as Switzerland elected a new parliament

AP FACT CHECK: Trump says troops coming home; they're not

AP FACT CHECK: Troops not coming home despite Trump's assertion, and other claims from a week of Trump and Democratic rhetoric

Boris Johnson faces frenzied week as Brexit…

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a frenzied week of activity in Parliament, and possibly in the courts, as he tries to woo rebellious lawmakers in time to meet the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline

Australian papers redact front pages to expose…

Australia's major newspapers published redacted front pages to highlight how often the government justifies secrecy on national security grounds

German cabin crew union strikes at Lufthansa subsidiaries

A German union representing cabin crew has called members at several Lufthansa subsidiaries out on strike _ a walkout that was extended by 13 hours at short notice

Chile violence continues despite gov't retreat on…

Protests in Chile have spilled over into a new day even after the president cancelled a subway fare hike that prompted violent demonstrations

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Qantas completes longest non-stop New York-Sydney…

Australia's Qantas completes the first non-stop commercial flight from New York to Sydney, which was used to run a series of tests to assess the effects of ultra long-haul flights

Boeing says it regrets concerns over internal messages

Boeing says it understands and regrets concerns about internal messages it recently handed over to Congress and federal regulators investigating two deadly crashes of the company's 737 Max

Trump drops plan to host G-7 at Doral

Trump drops plan to hold next Group of Seven meeting at his Doral golf resort after scathing criticism

Fractious Brexit saga to continue in Parliament, courts

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is still at odds with Parliament over how to break the Brexit impasse, and the European Union is considering Johnson's halfhearted request for a delay to the Oct. 31 deadline

Chicago strike means day off for some, emergency…

Chicago parents are leaning on family, friends and community groups with teachers in the nation's third-largest school district went on strike

Tension thaws over whale plan between lobstermen…

A group representing Maine's lobstermen says it's now willing to work with the federal government on a plan to protect right whales after withdrawing its support for the plan this summer

Finance officials pledge to combat global…

Global finance officials have wrapped up their fall meetings in Washington with a pledge to "employ all appropriate tools" to combat the weakest global growth in a decade

Schumer calls for federal probe of contaminated…

The Senate's top Democrat is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to examine a report that found dozens of baby food products contaminated with lead and other metals

Move over, Honeycrisp: New apple to debut at…

A new variety of apple called the Cosmic Crisp is coming to grocery stores Dec. 1.

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Syrian…

AP FACT CHECK: Trump hails limited Syrian cease-fire deal as a mission-accomplished moment for Mideast and other claims from a week of Trump and Democratic rhetoric

Unlikely alliance fighting pipeline in Texas Hill…

Opposition to one of the nation's longest proposed new natural gas pipelines in the U.S. has grounded an unlikely alliance determined to stop the current project.

Opioid negotiations fail to produce deal just…

Negotiations aimed at a major settlement of opioid lawsuits have ended for the day without a deal