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Pope's bodyguard resigns over new financial leaks scandal

Pope's bodyguard resigns over new financial leaks scandal

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican's latest scandal claimed its first victim Monday as Pope Francis' chief bodyguard resigned over the leak of a Vatican police flyer identifying five employees who were suspended as part of a financial investigation.
Canadian company enlists bees to deliver crop protection, plans rapid expansion

Canadian company enlists bees to deliver crop protection, plans rapid expansion

When Dave Passafiume bumped into some men at a conference looking for farmers to enlist bees in a test to distribute pest and disease control on crops, he considered the severe losses he sometimes saw on his strawberry fields and decided to give it a
China's trade with US shrinks again in September

China's trade with US shrinks again in September

BEIJING — China's trade with the United States fell by double digits again in September amid a tariff war that threatens to tip the global economy into recession. Exports to the United States, China's biggest foreign market, fell 21.9% to $36.
For Huda Kattan, beauty has become a billion-dollar business

For Huda Kattan, beauty has become a billion-dollar business

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — From a humble start of leaving the world of finance to write a beauty blog, Huda Kattan now has become one of the most recognizable names in makeup around the world.
'Joker' tops box office again, beats 'Addams Family'

'Joker' tops box office again, beats 'Addams Family'

LOS ANGELES — The first weekend was no fluke: "Joker" is a hit.
Correction: California-New Laws story

Correction: California-New Laws story

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In a story Oct. 12 about a California ban on the sale and manufacture of new fur products, The Associated Press erroneously identified the Humane Society of the United States as the Human Society of the United States.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Aphria call Aphria Inc. will hold a conference call to discuss its first-quarter financial results on Monday. Cannabis company Aleafia Health Inc. announced on Oct.

New California law bans most animals from circuses

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law banning most animals from circuses. The law exempts rodeos and does not apply to domesticated dogs, cats and horses.
Tokyo area shuts down as powerful typhoon lashes Japan

Tokyo area shuts down as powerful typhoon lashes Japan

TOKYO — A heavy downpour and strong winds pounded Tokyo and surrounding areas on Saturday as a powerful typhoon forecast to be Japan's worst in six decades made landfall and passed over the capital, where streets, nearby beaches and train stations we
US-China issues of dispute remain vast despite trade truce

US-China issues of dispute remain vast despite trade truce

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration and China declared a temporary truce Friday in their 15-month trade war. Yet the grievances that led them to impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of each other's goods remain largely unresolved.