WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is expected to tout his fight against opioid abuse in remarks in Atlanta on Wednesday, a day after his administration brought its first related criminal charges against a major drug distributor and company executives.
- White supremacist to be executed in Texas for dragging death of black man
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- U.S. top court buttresses company power to arbitrate disputes
- U.S. federal judge to block Trump's new abortion rule: media, activists
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COLOMBO (Reuters) - The scale and sophistication of the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka suggested the involvement of an external group such as Islamic State, the U.S. ambassador said on Wednesday, as the death toll from the bombings rose to 359.
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- Four Hong Kong 'Occupy' leaders jailed for 2014 democracy protests
- North Korea's Kim arrives for summit with Russia's Putin
- Russia eases path to citizenship for east Ukraine residents
- Britain to allow Huawei restricted access to 5G network
- Iran's Zarif warns U.S. of 'consequences' over oil sanctions, Strait of Hormuz
- UK government Brexit talks with Labour cannot be open ended: PM May's spokesman
- 'Water is life': unexpected rainfall revives Iraq's historic marshlands
(Reuters) - Boeing Co on Wednesday abandoned its 2019 financial outlook, halted share buybacks and announced $1 billion in increased costs due to the grounding of its fastest-selling 737 MAX jet after two fatal plane crashes in five months.
- Occidental offers $57 billion for Anadarko, topping Chevron
- Older workers helped fuel recent U.S. growth. Can it last?
- AT&T misses revenue estimates as it bleeds pay-TV subscribers
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- Anthem beats earnings estimates, raises 2019 profit forecast
- Caterpillar slips as disappointing construction sales point to China weakness
- Related to buy AT&T's WarnerMedia headquarters for $2.2 billion
- Wall Street dips after mixed earnings
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The final chapter in a decade-long superhero saga and the remake of a big-screen classic could topple box-office records during a summer movie season expected to be dominated by Walt Disney Co.
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- Hollywood celebrates the finale of the 'Avengers' movies
- End of 'Avengers' movies cloaked in high-level Hollywood secrecy
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Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez each homered, Jose Quintana registered his third straight quality start, and the Chicago Cubs coasted to a 7-2 win over the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.
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- Running back Stewart retires with Panthers after 11 seasons
- Tennis: Mertens, Ostapenko bow out of Stuttgart Open in first round
- MLB notebook: Rays' Snell set to return Wednesday
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