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The Latest: Ex-Catalan leader speaks to mayors in Brussels

The Latest: Ex-Catalan leader speaks to mayors in Brussels

Ousted Catalan President Carles Puigdemont says he will defeat at the ballot box next month what he calls the Spanish government's "repression" of Catalonia's wishes for independence

Businesses brace for the unexpected on Trump's Asia tour

Businesses brace for the unexpected on Trump's Asia tour

Some businesses in Asia are bracing for the unexpected as President Donald Trump traverses the region and meets with the leaders of major U.S. trading partners

Leaks show Russian oligarchs registering jets in Isle of Man

Leaks show Russian oligarchs registering jets in Isle of Man

Leaked papers revealing investments in tax havens by the world's wealthy suggest that several Russian oligarchs have registered private jets in the Isle of Man, avoiding to pay tax in Russia

Trump seeks billions of dollars to counter NKorean missiles

Trump seeks billions of dollars to counter NKorean missiles

The Trump administration is seeking nearly $6 billion for urgent missile defense improvements to counter the nuclear threat from North Korea, increased U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan and repairs to Navy ships

The Latest: Proposed changes in tax overhaul bill anger Dems

The Latest: Proposed changes in tax overhaul bill anger Dems

Unexpected amendment to change House GOP tax bill anger Democrats

EBay removes listings of Hawaii beach sand from its website

EBay removes listings of Hawaii beach sand from its website

Online auction and sales company eBay has removed multiple listings of sand said to be taken from Hawaii beaches

Fed leadership overhaul widens under Trump

Fed leadership overhaul widens under Trump

Revamping of Federal Reserve widens with announcement that Dudley will step down next year

House GOP weighs repeal of health mandate in tax bill

House GOP weighs repeal of health mandate in tax bill

The House tax-writing committee is kicking off debate on a 429-page GOP tax overhaul plan in hopes of having it ready for a vote by the full House next week

Global climate talks begin in Germany with Fiji at the helm

Global climate talks begin in Germany with Fiji at the helm

Diplomats and activists have gathered in Germany for two weeks of talks on implementing the Paris agreement to fight climate change

German factory orders post 2nd consecutive increase

German factory orders post 2nd consecutive increase

German factory orders rose for a second consecutive month in September, powered by a large increase in demand from other eurozone countries