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Prince William meets New Zealand mosque attack responders

Prince William meets New Zealand mosque attack responders

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Britain's Prince William on Thursday met with some of the police officers and medics who were the first to respond to last month's mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive to step down

LONDON — Royal Bank of Scotland says chief executive Ross McEwan is stepping down after 5 1/2 years overseeing the restructuring of a bank that was bailed out by the government during the global financial crisis.
Putin, Kim discuss how to break N. Korean nuclear standoff

Putin, Kim discuss how to break N. Korean nuclear standoff

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia — Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Thursday they had good talks about their joint efforts to resolve a standoff over Pyongyang's nuclear program, amid stalled negotiations with the United S

UK regulators block Sainsbury's-Asda supermarket merger

LONDON — British competition regulators have blocked J. Sainsbury Plc's 7.3 billion-pound ($9.4 billion) purchase of Walmart's Asda unit, which would have created the U.K.'s biggest supermarket chain.
Nissan ex-chair Ghosn's release on bail approved by court

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn's release on bail approved by court

TOKYO — Detained former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn paid 500 million yen ($4.5 million) in bail, the Tokyo District court said Thursday, clearing the way for his release but under strict conditions.
Public defender asks to drop Florida school massacre suspect

Public defender asks to drop Florida school massacre suspect

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.
Trump to keep fighting opioids 'until our job is done'

Trump to keep fighting opioids 'until our job is done'

ATLANTA — President Donald Trump pledged on Wednesday to battle the deadly epidemic of opioid drug abuse "until our job is done," and he claimed progress even though it is unclear whether the crisis has diminished.
Cohen says he pleaded guilty to crimes he didn't commit

Cohen says he pleaded guilty to crimes he didn't commit

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump's prison-bound former lawyer told actor Tom Arnold last month that he pleaded guilty to some crimes he didn't commit so his wife wouldn't "get dragged into the mud of this crap.
Facebook anticipates an FTC privacy fine of up to $5 billion

Facebook anticipates an FTC privacy fine of up to $5 billion

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook said it expects a fine of up to $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission, which is investigating whether the social network violated its users' privacy.
Boeing's troubled jet is costing $1 billion to fix so far

Boeing's troubled jet is costing $1 billion to fix so far

Boeing is already estimating a $1 billion increase in costs related to its troubled 737 Max and has pulled its forecast of 2019 earnings because of uncertainty surrounding the jetliner, which remains grounded after two crashes that killed 346 people.