- EU executive: Patience trumps deadlines in EU-Canada talks
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive called for patience in an attempt to save a free trade deal with Canada and dismissed a Monday night deadline for a small Belgian region to provide its vital signature to the deal.
- Belfast bakery loses appeal over refusal of gay-rights cake
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — A Belfast bakery has lost its appeal against a 2015 court ruling that the business discriminated against a homosexual customer by refusing to bake a cake bearing the message "support gay marriage."
- Eurozone business activity grows at fastest pace this year
LONDON (AP) — Business activity across the 19 eurozone economies grew in October at its fastest pace so far this year, shrugging off any major concerns about Britain's "Brexit" vote, a survey showed Monday.
- 527 South Koreans seek Note 7 payback from Samsung
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hundreds of South Korean Galaxy Note 7 smartphone owners filed a lawsuit against Samsung Electronics on Monday over its handling of the fire-prone device.
- Global shares up on strong Japan data, China property moves
TOKYO (AP) — Share markets got an upbeat start to the week Monday on reports that China plans to ramp up controls of its unruly property sector, and news of stronger-than-expected manufacturing data from Japan. Attention is likely to focus this week on Friday's release of U.S. growth data, as investors adapt to expectations the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates in December.
- AAA Michigan: Statewide average gas prices fall 12 cents
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have fallen by about 12 cents per gallon in the past week.
- Robots at center of China's strategy to leapfrog rivals
BEIJING (AP) — The Canbot can say its name, respond to voice commands, and "dance" as it plays Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean." Other robots China is displaying at the World Robot Conference can play badminton, sand cell phone cases and sort computer chips.
- Philips net profit up 18 percent thanks to health care
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch electronics and health care giant Philips says net profit rose 18 percent to 383 million euros ($417 million) in the third quarter from the same three months last year as its health care technology portfolio recorded solid sales growth.
- Duke Energy seeking bids for renewable energy projects
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy Carolinas is seeking 750,000 megawatt-hours of renewable energy to help the company meet a 2007 North Caroline law.
- Federal lawmakers hold discussion on heroin in Bradenton
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Vern Buchanan, both of whom are running for re-election, will gather at a roundtable discussion at Manatee Memorial Hospital to talk about the heroin and opioid epidemic.
- WHERE THEY STAND: Clinton, Trump on the issues
WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on three dozen issues:
- WHY IT MATTERS: Beneath the fury, issues that matter
WASHINGTON (AP) — This is a presidential campaign about trust, temperament, honesty, judgment, character, personality and, some are convinced, a personality disorder or two.
- For some low-income workers, retirement is only a dream
CHICAGO (AP) — It was a striking image. A photo of an 89-year-old man hunched over, struggling to push his cart with frozen treats. Fidencio Sanchez works long hours every day selling the treats because he couldn't afford to retire. The photo and his story went viral and thousands of people donated more than $384,000 for his retirement.
- As Medicaid loses stigma, its fate rides on stormy election
WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicaid, long the stepchild of government health care programs, is finally coming into its own.
- Policy Prescriptions: Clinton and Trump on health care
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton has been involved in the nation's health care debate for more than 20 years and, as her campaign likes to say, she has the scars to prove it.