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This Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, photo shows the Netflix app on an iPhone in New York. Netflix reports financial results Wednesday, Oct. 16. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)
October 16, 2019 - 4:16 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix's subscriber growth is bogging down even before the leading video streaming service confronts high-powered threats from Apple and Walt Disney Co. The latest sign of the challenges facing Netflix emerged Wednesday with the release of its third-quarter results. The...
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Spain's caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez makes a statement at the Moncloa Palacenin Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Spain's government met other national political leaders Wednesday and said it would do whatever it takes to stamp out violence in Catalonia, where clashes between regional independence supporters and police have injured more than 200 people in two days after Spain's Supreme Court on Monday handed nine separatist Catalan leaders lengthy prison sentences for their part in an October 2017 effort to achieve independence. (AP Photo/Paul White)
October 16, 2019 - 4:10 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Three straight days of clashes between protesters and police in Catalonia won't provoke authorities into taking drastic measures, Spain's caretaker prime minister Pedro Sánchez said Wednesday, as new riots rocked Barcelona. The Spanish government will respond with "firmness...
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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2017, file photo, a medic with the Cincinnati Fire Department nasally administers Naloxone to a man while responding to a possible overdose report at a gas station in downtown Cincinnati. Jury selection is set to begin Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, in the first federal trial over the nation's opioid epidemic. The trial focuses on lawsuits filed by two Ohio counties claiming drug companies that made, distributed and sold prescription painkillers engaged in a deadly conspiracy that has inflicted massive damage on their communities. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
October 16, 2019 - 4:06 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — How to select a jury for a trial about the opioid crisis in an area particularly hard hit by addictions and overdoses? That's the challenge facing attorneys and a judge responsible for choosing jurors in the first federal trial over the epidemic. Attorneys for two county...
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FILE - This Feb. 24, 2019 file photo shows Shonda Rhimes at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Rhimes is moving aggressively into the burgeoning podcast world. Rhimes’ company, Shondaland, said Wednesday that she will serve as executive producer for podcasts to be distributed by iHeartMedia. Rhimes’ company said it signed a three-year podcast deal with iHeartMedia and is launching Shondaland Audio. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
October 16, 2019 - 3:53 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television powerhouse Shonda Rhimes is moving aggressively into the burgeoning podcast world. Rhimes' company, Shondaland, said Wednesday that she will serve as executive producer for podcasts to be distributed by iHeartMedia. Shondaland says it signed a three-year podcast deal...
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FILE - This Feb. 24, 2019 file photo shows Shonda Rhimes at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Rhimes is moving aggressively into the burgeoning podcast world. Rhimes’ company, Shondaland, said Wednesday that she will serve as executive producer for podcasts to be distributed by iHeartMedia. Rhimes’ company said it signed a three-year podcast deal with iHeartMedia and is launching Shondaland Audio. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
October 16, 2019 - 3:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television powerhouse Shonda Rhimes is moving aggressively into the burgeoning podcast world. Rhimes' company, Shondaland, said Wednesday that she will serve as executive producer for podcasts to be distributed by iHeartMedia. Shondaland says it signed a three-year podcast deal...
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French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the government building of Toulouse, southwestern France, Wednesday, Oct.16, 2019. President Emmanuel Macron and Chancellor Angela Merkel sought Wednesday to demonstrate the solidity of the French-German relationship at a meeting in southern France, one day before a key EU summit that may approve a divorce deal with Britain. (AP Photo/Frederic Scheiber)
October 16, 2019 - 3:31 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Britain inched ever closer to a Brexit deal on Wednesday, with the leaders of France and Germany saying they expected an agreement could be sealed within a day at an EU summit. Positive vibes radiated from French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor...
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Demonstrators throw paper toilet rolls into the air during a protests in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Protesters in Barcelona are throwing hundreds of white paper toilet rolls into the air to show their anger over lengthy prison sentences given to separatist Catalan leaders. The demonstration Wednesday evening in the Catalan capital is the third straight day of protests since the Supreme Court handed down the sentences. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
October 16, 2019 - 2:42 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on unrest in Spain's Catalonia region (all times local): 8 p.m. Protesters in Barcelona are throwing hundreds of white paper toilet rolls into the air to show their anger over lengthy prison sentences given to separatist Catalan leaders. The demonstration is being...
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FILE - In this July 31, 2019, file photo workers clean the outside facade of State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. On Wednesday, Oct. 16, the Federal Reserve releases its latest ‘Beige Book’ survey of economic conditions. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
October 16, 2019 - 2:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy was expanding at a modest pace in September and into October despite the fact manufacturing was being hurt by rising trade tensions and weaker global growth while adverse weather was affecting farmers. The Federal Reserve, issuing its latest assessment of business...
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A pro-independence Estelada flag is waved among protestors during a demonstration in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Spain's government said Wednesday it would do whatever it takes to stamp out violence in Catalonia, where clashes between regional independence supporters and police have injured more than 200 people in two days. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
October 16, 2019 - 2:13 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on unrest in Spain's Catalonia region (all times local): 8 p.m. Protesters in Barcelona are throwing hundreds of white paper toilet rolls into the air to show their anger over lengthy prison sentences given to separatist Catalan leaders. The demonstration is being...
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FILE - In this July 31, 2019, file photo workers clean the outside facade of State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. On Wednesday, Oct. 16, the Federal Reserve releases its latest ‘Beige Book’ survey of economic conditions. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
October 16, 2019 - 2:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy was expanding at a modest pace in September and into October despite the fact manufacturing was being hurt by rising trade tensions and weaker global growth while adverse weather was affecting farmers. The Federal Reserve, issuing its latest assessment of business...
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