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October 22, 2018 6:50 PM The Army Stymied Its Own Study of the Iraq War

The service’s chief wanted to memorialize lessons from the conflict before memories faded. A draft was finished in 2016. It has yet to be published. WASHINGTON—Army chief of staff Gen. Ray Odierno issued the marching orders in the fall of 2013. Some of the Army’s brightest officers would draft an unvarnished history of its performance in the Iraq War. A towering 116

October 18, 2018 11:33 AM Sirius XM, Amazon join forces in push linked to Echo devices

(Reuters) - Satellite radio company Sirius XM Holdings Inc is teaming up with Amazon.com in its push into listeners’ homes to move beyond its stronghold inside vehicles. Under a deal to be announced on Thursday, Sirius XM is working with Amazon to give three-month trials to some of its subscription packages when customers buy Amazon’s Echo Dot smart 87

October 18, 2018 4:01 AM Study Challenges Hospitals’ Use of Accrediting Watchdogs

Death rates at hospitals inspected by Joint Commission no better than at other facilities U.S. hospitals that pay to get accredited by federally approved organizations such as the Joint Commission don’t have lower mortality rates than those inspected by state agencies, according to a Harvard University study that raises questions about the benefits of the multimillion-dollar 35

October 17, 2018 2:47 PM Modified cotton could be human food source after U.S. green light

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators have cleared the way for farmers to grow a cotton plant genetically modified to make the cottonseed edible for people, a protein-packed potential new food source that could be especially useful in cotton-growing countries beset with malnutrition. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection 96

October 17, 2018 9:59 AM Factbox: Russian military cooperation deals with African countries

(Reuters) - Russia has signed at least 19 military cooperation deals with governments in sub-Saharan Africa since 2014, when it came under Western sanctions for annexing Crimea and stepped up efforts to diversify its economic and diplomatic partnerships. The agreements are typically valid for five years renewable and include Russian promises of hardware 60

October 16, 2018 3:42 PM Huawei launches new flagship phones in bid to keep No. 2 spot

LONDON (Reuters) - Huawei [HWT.UL] unveiled new flagship smartphones with novel smart camera and video features on Tuesday, as it seeks to sustain momentum among price-conscious consumers. The Chinese company, which overtook Apple (AAPL.O) this year to become the No. 2 smartphone maker by units - behind South Korea’s Samsung (005930.KS) - introduced 78

October 15, 2018 7:38 PM Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke try to rally Latino voters in Texas Senate race

His legal name is Robert Francis O’Rourke, but he goes by Beto, his nickname from his childhood growing up in El Paso, Texas – a border town that is one of the most Hispanic cities in America. A fluent Spanish-language speaker, he occasionally sprinkles the language in his speeches and talks about inclusion and representing everyone. “That means going 658

October 14, 2018 2:57 AM Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews in elite company with 10 goals through six games

Toronto Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews scored his 10th goal in Toronto's sixth game of the season, thanks to a late-third-period tally Saturday night in a 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals. Matthews joins Mario Lemieux (11 goals in 1988-89) as the only players in the past 30 years with at least 10 goals in their teams' first six games 35

October 12, 2018 4:32 AM Leafs' Auston Matthews equals NHL record for goals in first five games

Matthews joined Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Marleau, Mario Lemieux and Mike Bossy as the only players in the league's modern era to score nine times in their teams' first five games, according to Elias Sports Bureau research. He is one of just 16 players to pull off the feat in NHL history overall. Matthews joined Sweeney Schriner (1944-45) and Corb Denneny 54

October 11, 2018 5:23 PM Walgreens’s U.S. Pharmacy Sales Climb

Share of prescription market increases after acquisition of Rite-Aid stores, other deals Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. said growth in prescription volumes helped lift pharmacy sales in its latest quarter, as the company’s integration of Rite Aid stores expanded its foothold in the U.S. prescription market. Walgreens’s share of the U.S. retail prescription 68