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Spain, Catalonia leaders agree to resolve political crisis

Spain, Catalonia leaders agree to resolve political crisis

BARCELONA, Spain — Spain's prime minister and the leader of Catalonia emerged from a meeting Thursday with an agreement to find a solution to the political crisis that has festered since the region's failed secession attempt last year.
US miscalculated benefit of better train brakes

US miscalculated benefit of better train brakes

BILLINGS, Mont. — President Donald Trump's administration miscalculated the potential benefits of putting better brakes on trains that haul explosive fuels when it scrapped an Obama-era rule over cost concerns, The Associated Press has found.

Judge refuses to overturn $4.7 billion talc powder verdict

ST. LOUIS — A Missouri judge denied Johnson & Johnson's bid to overturn a $4.7 billion jury verdict awarded to nearly two dozen women who said the company's talcum powder contributed to their ovarian cancer. St.

Administration moves closer to opening Arctic refuge for oil

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration moved closer on Thursday to opening thousands of miles within Alaska's pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas leasing, issuing a draft report that concluded the polar bears, caribou and other wil

Alaska regulators approve rules for onsite marijuana use

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska regulators have approved rules for onsite consumption of marijuana at specially designated shops, a significant step for the cannabis industry in the state after years of debate.
Walgreens starts fiscal 2019 better than analysts expected

Walgreens starts fiscal 2019 better than analysts expected

Walgreens Boots Alliance topped Wall Street forecasts for its fiscal first quarter, helped partially by a sales boost provided by stores acquired from smaller rival Rite Aid.