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NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: US stocks climb in midday trading

NEW YORK — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks moved higher in midday trading after the U.S. and China agreed to a 90-day truce in their escalating trade dispute. Technology and energy companies rose Monday following gains in overseas markets as investors welcomed news of the temporary stand-down. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Markets Right Now: US stocks climb in midday trading

VANCOUVER, British Columbia | Canadian province to sue drug companies over opioids

VANCOUVER, British Columbia  — The Canadian province of British Columbia has launched a proposed class-action lawsuit against dozens of pharmaceutical companies, alleging they falsely marketed opioids as less addictive than other pain drugs and helped trigger an overdose crisis that has killed thousands. The lawsuit is the first of its kind in Canada and names … Continue reading VANCOUVER, British Columbia | Canadian province to sue drug companies over opioids

FREDERICTON, New Brunswick | The Latest: 2 officers ID’d in Canada shooting

FREDERICTON, New Brunswick— The Latest on the shooting in the eastern Canadian province of New Brunswick (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Police have identified the two officers who were killed in the small Canadian city of Fredericton after responding to a shooting at an apartment complex. Fredericton’s deputy police chief Martin Gaudet says the officers … Continue reading FREDERICTON, New Brunswick | The Latest: 2 officers ID’d in Canada shooting