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Opioids settlement will likely be less than expected

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Welcome to Monday, the 219th anniversary of the House of Representatives’ breaking in Thomas Jefferson’s favor an Electoral College tie for the presidency between Jefferson and Aaron Burr. Here are some news items to get your week started: — Opioids ...

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China’s state-owned firm’s interest in Metro causes concern

Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld is seen in his office with a map of the subway system on the conference table beneath his hands, in Washington, Thursday, July 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

WASHINGTON — China’s state-owned rail car manufacturer has shown interest in building the next generation of rail cars for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, and federal officials are worried about possible cybersecurity risks. The Washington Post reported Monday that China Railway ...

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Brexit need not be necessarily so, E.U.’s top court rules

FILE- In this Dec. 8, 2017 file photo,  UK's Union Flag, left, and the EU flag, flap in the wind outside EU headquarters in Brussels. The European Union's top court ruled Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, that Britain can change its mind over Brexit, boosting the hopes of people who want to stay in the EU that the process can be reversed. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)

Welcome to Monday, the 54th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Britain can change its mind about exiting, E.U. high court says. — ...

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Trump imposes tariffs on $200B more of Chinese goods

In this Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, photo, a driver looks out from his trishaw decorated with an American flag and Chinese flags in Beijing. Chinese news reports have quoted a former finance minister as saying Beijing can disrupt American companies' operations by imposing "export controls" if it needs more leverage in its mounting tariff dispute with Washington. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

The Trump administration will impose tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods starting next week, escalating a trade war between the world's two biggest economies and potentially raising prices on goods ranging from handbags to bicycle tires.

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The Latest: BMW could face big hit from China’s US tariffs

In this Aug. 23, 2017, photo, an exhibitor demonstrates a Chinese-made industrial robot to visitors at the World Robot Conference at the Yichuang International Conference and Exhibition Centre in Beijing. China On Wednesday, April 4, 2018 vowed to take measures of the "same strength" in response to a proposed U.S. tariff hike on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods in a spiraling dispute over technology policy that has fueled fears it might set back a global economic recovery. The Commerce Ministry said it would immediately challenge the U.S. move in the World Trade Organization. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

WASHINGTON — The Latest on U.S.-China trade tensions (all times local): 10:35 a.m. Analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein are saying that BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Tesla are the biggest potential losers from higher Chinese tariffs on U.S. auto imports. Bernstein said ...

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