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Only on AP: Vape maker overhauls packaging to counter fakes

Only on AP: Vape maker overhauls packaging to counter fakes

LOS ANGELES — A short walk from police headquarters in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, a cluster of bustling shops are openly selling packaging and hardware that can be used to produce counterfeit marijuana vapes that have infected California's ca
Progress reported in contract talks between GM, union

Progress reported in contract talks between GM, union

DETROIT — Faced with weakening sales, a deteriorating global economy and an unpredictable trade war, General Motors and striking auto workers appeared to be making progress Tuesday toward a four-year labour contract.
Comedian Baron Cohen asks judge to dismiss Roy Moore lawsuit

Comedian Baron Cohen asks judge to dismiss Roy Moore lawsuit

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen asked a federal judge to dismiss Roy Moore's defamation lawsuit over a television segment that lampooned Moore in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations.
'Jeopardy!' host Trebek says he's resumed chemotherapy

'Jeopardy!' host Trebek says he's resumed chemotherapy

NEW YORK — "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek says he's had a setback in his battle with pancreatic cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy again.
'Blood money'? Purdue settlement would rely on opioid sales

'Blood money'? Purdue settlement would rely on opioid sales

The tentative multibillion-dollar settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma would raise money to help clean up the opioid mess by ... selling more OxyContin. That would amount to blood money, in the opinion of some critics.
Guatemalan gets 3 1/2 more years after crash killed Colts LB

Guatemalan gets 3 1/2 more years after crash killed Colts LB

INDIANAPOLIS — A Guatemalan man convicted of drunken driving in a crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver has been sentenced to an additional 42 months in prison for illegally re-entering the U.S.
Jailed tycoon and professor in Tunisia's presidential runoff

Jailed tycoon and professor in Tunisia's presidential runoff

TUNIS, Tunisia — Jailed media magnate Nabil Karoui and independent law professor Kais Saied will advance to Tunisia's presidential runoff, sending the North African nation's young democracy into an unprecedented electoral battle.
US economy could shrug off oil prices if disruption is brief

US economy could shrug off oil prices if disruption is brief

DALLAS — The price of gasoline crept higher after a weekend attack devastated Saudi Arabian oil output, but if the disruption to global supplies is short-lived, the impact on the U.S. economy will probably be modest.
Authorities: Separate attacks in Afghanistan kill 48

Authorities: Separate attacks in Afghanistan kill 48

KABUL — Separate attacks by suicide bombers — one targeting President Ashraf Ghani's election rally and a second that ripped through the centre of the Afghan capital — killed at least 48 people and wounded scores more Tuesday in the deadliest single
Weinstein attorney: He's a sinner, but not 'a rapist'

Weinstein attorney: He's a sinner, but not 'a rapist'

NEW YORK — An attorney for Harvey Weinstein said on Tuesday that her client is not without sin — but he's also not "a rapist.