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'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.
Celebs to read bedtime story to help fight homelessness

Celebs to read bedtime story to help fight homelessness

LOS ANGELES — Will Smith and Dame Helen Mirren will read a bedtime story during a one-night fundraising event to help fight global homelessness.
Renzi splits Italy's Democrats, shaking govt coalition

Renzi splits Italy's Democrats, shaking govt coalition

ROME — Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi has left the ruling Democratic Party to set up a new centrist force, in a risky move that further weakens the already shaky government forged only two weeks ago by the centre -left Democrats and the populist
Taiwan says Solomon Islands switches recognition to China

Taiwan says Solomon Islands switches recognition to China

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The Solomon Islands switched diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China on Monday, becoming the latest country to leave the dwindling Taiwanese camp.