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Insurers continue to hike prices, abandon ACA markets

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People shopping for insurance through the Affordable Care Act in yet more regions will be facing higher prices and fewer choices next year as insurance companies lay out their early plans for 2018. More>>

Letter bomb wounds Greek ex-prime minister in Athens

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Greek police say former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos has been wounded in an explosion in a car in central Athens. More>>

OPEC extends output cut, but big oil price increase unlikely

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OPEC and outside oil producers appear set to extend production cuts in an effort to shore up prices. More>>

The Latest: Trump's push at NATO getting attention online

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President Donald Trump is pledging to "get to the bottom" of leaks of sensitive information. More>>

Ford shuffles management team as new CEO takes helm

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A person briefed on the matter says Ford Motor Co. will announce a management shakeup Thursday that includes replacement of its global product development chief. More>>

Ryan: Lawmakers will meet new debt deadline

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House Speaker Paul Ryan is assuring investors that Congress will meet a new deadline to increase the government's borrowing cap and avert an economy-quaking default on U.S. obligations. More>>

The highest-paid CEOs by state

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Here are the top-paid CEOs by state for 2016, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. More>>

Retailers help send indexes to records on 6th day of gains

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Strong earnings from retailers like Best Buy and PVH help stocks rise for the sixth day in a row. More>>

Sears revenue continues decline amid tough landscape

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Sears Holdings revenue continues falling as it cuts costs and sells assets. More>>

Older Americans want Medicare to pay for long-term care

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AP Poll: Growing number of Americans 40 and older think Medicare should cover the costs of long-term care for older adults. More>>

Emirati man detained over terror fears sues Ohio hotel, cops

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A United Arab Emirates citizen who was detained at an Ohio hotel after a clerk heard him speaking Arabic and thought he was a terrorist has sued a hotel chain, police and others in federal court. More>>

22 GOP senators want US to pull out of Paris climate accord

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republicans are urging the president to follow through on his campaign pledge to pull out of the Paris climate accord. More>>

23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say

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Congressional Republicans are about to learn more about whether their drive to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law has been worth the political pain they've been experiencing. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Medicaid a target for cuts despite assurance

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AP FACT CHECK: Medicaid a target for cuts despite assurances from Trump budget chief. More>>

China urges balance on environment, economy in Antarctica

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A top Chinese leader says a "proper balance" must be struck between environmental and economic interests in Antarctica as climate change exposes its vulnerabilities. More>>

Trump budget faces Dem opposition, GOP doubts about math Video included

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Top officials in President Donald Trump's Cabinet are heading to Capitol Hill to defend his plans to cut domestic programs and parry Democratic criticism of his tax plans. More>>

Trump seeks to end program for older jobless Americans

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A half-century-old job training and placement program for older Americans is on President Donald Trump's chopping block. More>>

The Latest: Oil price falls further on OPEC production news

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The price of oil is down after OPEC and other nations agreed to extend their production cuts ,as some investors seems skeptical it will effectively support the market. More>>

Trump plan to sell off half of oil stockpile sparks debate

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President Donald Trump's proposal to sell nearly half the US emergency oil stockpile is sparking renewed debate about whether the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is still needed amid an ongoing oil boom that has seen imports drop sharply in recent years. More>>

Facebook's Zuckerberg to give Harvard graduation speech

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Mark Zuckerberg is giving a commencement speech at Harvard, the university he dropped out of to create Facebook. More>>

Google helps advertisers track spending in physical stores

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Google is keeping an eye on what you're buying offline in addition to monitoring your online shopping in its latest attempt to sell more digital advertising. More>>

Serena Williams accepts a new challenge - in Silicon Valley

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Tennis star Serena Williams wants to help diversify the tech industry now that she is joining a Silicon Valley boardroom for the first time. More>>

US jobless claims rose slightly to 234,000 last week

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Applications for US employment benefits rose slightly last week to 234,000, still at historically low levels. More>>

Major sponsor pulls support from Alaska's Iditarod race

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The world's most famous sled dog race has lost a major backer, and Alaska race officials are blaming animal rights organizations for pressuring corporate sponsors like Wells Fargo outside the state. More>>

Passenger: airline was warned about disruptive man at gate

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A woman on a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu says passengers complained to American Airlines employees before takeoff that they were afraid of a passenger who was later arrested and charged with flight crew interference. More>>

The Latest: Merkel says German defense spending on track

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it's important for NATO and partners to share information, as a row brews between Britain and the United States over Manchester bomb scene photos. More>>

Italian court OKs class action lawsuit against Volkswagen

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A court in Italy has opened the way for a class action lawsuit against the automaker Volkswagen over the "dieselgate" emissions scandal. More>>

Hawaii sues Ford, Nissan and Toyota over dangerous air bags

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Hawaii is suing auto manufacturers Toyota, Ford and Nissan over defective air bags. More>>

Airport strikes expected to hit Italy as G-7 summit ends

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Italian air traffic controllers and some Alitalia staff plan to strike for several hours Sunday, with delays and cancellations expected the day after a Group of Seven summit in Taormina, Sicily. More>>

Oil prices down sharply ahead of OPEC announcement

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Asian shares advance, tracking Wall Street gains on reassuring Fed commentary. More>>

Women CEOs earn big pay, but few of them have the top job

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Women CEOs earned big bucks last year, but there's still very few of them running America's largest companies. More>>

Hungary reveals new ideas to increase birth numbers by 2030

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Hungary's prime minister says the government will reduce mortgages for families with three or more children and build or renovate many nurseries to help boost the country's birth rate. More>>

Media mogul Jerry Perenchio dies in LA at 86

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Jerry Perenchio, a billionaire media mogul who helped produce hit TV shows and sporting events and turned Univision into a major Spanish-language network, has died at 86. More>>

Hannity says liberal fascists after sponsors; 1 is leaving

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Fox News' Sean Hannity says a media watchdog is guilty of 'liberal fascism' for targeting his advertisers. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: No Medicaid cuts in Trump budget? Really? Video included

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump budget chief misleads in insisting no cuts to Medicaid. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's theory about Iran's collapse

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's theory that Iran was 6 months from ruin before nuclear deal. More>>

Trump's budget means deep cuts for health care safety net Video included

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President Donald Trump's first full budget calls for deep cuts to popular health insurance programs that are part of the social safety net. Trump campaigned for president on a promise to improve health care. More>>

Moody's downgrades Hong Kong credit rating after China cut

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Moody's cuts Hong Kong credit rating after its China downgrade for rising debt, citing tight links. More>>

China blocks online broadcast of computer go match

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Censors blocked China's internet users from seeing Google's online broadcast of a national go champion's game against a computer. More>>

Microsoft Surface gets battery boost, better viewing angles

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Microsoft is refreshing its Surface Pro tablet with longer battery life and more viewing angles for the screen. More>>

Architect of Dodd-Frank repeal bill agrees to key change

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The architect of House legislation that would repeal much of the Dodd-Frank law enacted after the financial crisis has agreed to make a key change to the bill, clearing the way for the full House to take up the measure in coming weeks. More>>

Treasury chief to Congress: Raise debt limit before August

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White House budget director Mick Mulvaney warned lawmakers on Wednesday that they may have to vote to increase the government's borrowing cap sooner than previously thought. More>>

With catcalls and applause, Cannes debates rise of Netflix

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This year's Cannes Film Festival has been a sprawling, international referendum on Netflix, with votes registered in boos and applause. More>>

Asian shares gain, tracking Wall St advance, oil price rally

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Technology and industrial companies are leading the way as stocks rise for the fifth day in a row. More>>

Top education official resigns before Congress hearing

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A senior official in charge of managing federal student aid has resigned from the Education Department. More>>

Embattled Brazilian president orders troops to restore order

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Brazil's president has ordered federal troops to restore order in the country's capital following the evacuation of some ministries amid clashes between police and protesters who are seeking the leader's ouster. More>>

The Latest: Report disputes claim on pre-existing conditions

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Senate leaders are positioning themselves for a Congressional Budget Office report that will assess the impact the House-approved health care bill would have on insurance coverage and consumers' costs. More>>

United CEO assures shareholders at meeting; workers protest

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United CEO to investors: We'll be more focused on customerscustomers. More>>

A third of older Latinos have tapped into retirement savings

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A poll says older Latinos are more likely than older whites or older blacks to say they've had to withdraw or borrow money from a retirement account. More>>

Drugmaker paying $33M over recalled nonprescription meds

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Johnson & Johnson, 42 states reach $33 million settlement over recalled nonprescription medicines. More>>

FDA: Controller for heart pump recalled over deaths

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Recall issued for external controllers for implanted heart pump after 26 deaths. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's suspect claim about Iran's collapse

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's suspect claim about the imminent collapse of Iran before nuclear deal. More>>

Fox moves to dismiss lawsuit by ex-host Andrea Tantaros

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Fox News has struck back against a lawsuit by ex-anchor Andrea Tantaros, asking a federal court to throw out the case because one of the charges was a sham. More>>

Americans don't trust media, but feel better about favorites

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Americans may not trust the media in general, but have more faith in their favorites, a new survey finds. More>>

Baseball coming June 1 to virtual-reality headsets

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Baseball games will soon arrive on virtual-reality headsets. More>>

Judges divided in hearing on consumer agency power

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Federal appeals judges are divided as they hear arguments over whether the president should be able to more easily fire the head of the government's consumer finance watchdog agency. More>>

The Latest: Lawmakers critical of cuts in security grants

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Donald Trump's budget chief is defending the president's plans to cut social programs as a means to increase economic growth to 3 percent and put "taxpayers first.". More>>

Trump hotels won't ask if stays paid with foreign govt money

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The Trump Organization says it will not ask guests at its hotels and resorts if they are using money from foreign governments to pay their bills. The Trump Organization says it is "impractical" to identify all guests using foreign government money. More>>

Consultant charged in scheme to trade US secrets for profit

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A Washington consultant is among five people charged in an insider trading case stemming from secrets leaked from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. More>>

Fed minutes: Officials back reducing bond holdings this year

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Fed officials had favorable view of plan to start reducing Fed's bond holdings later this year. More>>

OPEC likely to extend production cuts into next year

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OPEC oil ministers will likely decide to prolong production cuts in an effort to support prices, when they meet Thursday. But even a slight rise in value per barrel will fuel further U.S. shale production, meaning more and cheaper oil down the road. More>>

US charges 7 with stealing trade secrets for Chinese company

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U.S. prosecutors say a Chinese company paid Houston-based employees of an engineering company to steal formulas on a type of foam used in offshore drilling. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Budget chief slams Obama growth forecast Video included

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AP FACT CHECK: Budget chief glosses over differences in Obama and Trump economies as he slams previous administration on growth forecasts. More>>

Moody's cuts China credit rating over rising debt

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Moody's cuts China credit rating citing slowing economic growth, rising debt eroding financial strength. More>>

Trump team eyes public asset sales to pay for infrastructure

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President Donald Trump's advisers are drafting plans to sell some public assets, such as airports, to help pay for a $1 trillion overhaul of the nation's aging infrastructure. More>>

Lowe's weak quarter stands in contrast to rival Home Depot

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Home-improvement retailer Lowe's posts a profit that didn't impress Wall Street, results that came in stark contrast to those of its rival Home Depot. More>>

Home sales fell in April amid supply squeeze

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US home sales slid 2.3 percent in April as supplies tightened and prices climbed. More>>

United CEO likely to face investor questions about dragging

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United Airlines investors will get their chance to ask the CEO about the violent removal of a man from a plane and other recent incidents. More>>

Analysis: Budget shows Trump's trouble figuring out Congress Video included

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As congressional Republicans largely rejected President Donald Trump's first budget proposal some said it was the latest symptom of a sometimes dysfunctional relationship between the Trump administration and Capitol Hill. More>>

Trump's food stamp cuts face hard sell in Congress

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With a proposal to cut the nation's largest domestic food aid program by almost a third, President Donald Trump's budget builds on more than two decades of Republican efforts to cut food stamps. More>>

Sony chief promises profitability, but is short on specifics

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Sony's leader is promising a comeback for the Japanese electronics and entertainment company having its best profitability in two decades. More>>

Only on AP: CEO pay climbed faster last year, up 8.5 percent

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The typical CEO at the biggest U.S. companies made $11.5 million last year, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. More>>

Uncertainty grows as Trump delays a health care decision

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Uncertainty over the future of health care for millions next year is growing deeper. More>>

China shuts only undersea coal mine amid production rebound

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China is shutting down its only undersea coal mine as the government struggles to rein in excess production that threatens to frustrate a planned shift to cleaner-burning fuels. More>>

Lebanon renews Central Bank governor's term amid turbulence

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The Lebanese government has reappointed Lebanon's long-serving Central Bank governor for another six year term. More>>

Parent company of DeVry University changing its name

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The company that owns one of the nation's largest for-profit college chains is changing its name. More>>

FCC: No punishment for late-night host Colbert's Trump joke

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There will be no fine for a risque joke about President Donald Trump by late-night host Stephen Colbert. More>>

Markets brush aside China rating downgrade

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Chinese stocks have fallen after Moody's cut the country's debt rating and other Asian markets rose following Wall Street's advance. More>>

Trump, Francis: After clashing, a search for common ground Video included

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They are stylistic and strategic opposites, one a bombastic and ostentatious president, the other a modest and wily pontiff. More>>

The biggest CEO pay raises and pay cuts of 2016

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The biggest CEO pay raises and pay cuts of 2016. More>>

China's Geely buys stakes in Malaysia's Proton, Lotus

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Chinese automaker Geely is buying a 49.9 percent stake in Malaysian car manufacturer Proton. More>>

Chinese online retailer developing one-ton delivery drones

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China's biggest online retailer, JD.com, says it is developing drone aircraft capable of carrying a ton or more for long-distance deliveries. More>>

US says Fiat Chrysler used software to cheat emissions tests

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The U.S. government is suing Fiat Chrysler alleging that some diesel pickup trucks and Jeeps cheat on emissions tests. More>>

The Latest: Some of Trump's GOP allies slam budget plan Video included

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Top GOP leaders in Congress are praising President Donald Trump's budget plan for promising a balanced federal ledger over time. More>>

Trump's food stamp cuts face hard sell in Congress

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With a proposal to cut the nation's largest domestic food aid program by almost a third, President Donald Trump's budget builds on more than two decades of Republican efforts to cut food stamps. More>>

Losing their kicks? Funds for Route 66 towns may be at risk

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Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, may lose its place in a National Park Service preservation program. More>>

Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military Video included

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Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion spending plan featuring deep cuts in safety net programs. More>>

Agency-by-agency look at Trump's budget

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How President Donald Trump's proposed $4.1 trillion federal spending plan would affect individual government agencies. More>>

Agency-by-agency look at Trump's budget Video included

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How President Trump's proposed budget would affect individual government agencies. More>>

Moody's cuts China rating citing rising debt, slowing growth

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Moody's cuts China credit rating citing slowing economic growth, rising debt eroding financial strength. More>>

Uber admits stiffing NYC drivers by millions of dollars

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Uber has admitted to underpaying its New York City drivers tens of millions of dollars for the past two and a half years. More>>

China stocks fall after rating cut, other Asian markets gain

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Small gains for health care and beverage companies lead US stocks slightly higher. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Budget chief slams Obama growth forecast Video included

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AP FACT CHECK: Budget chief glosses over differences in Obama and Trump economies as he slams previous administration on growth forecasts. More>>

Obama-era rule on financial advisers to go forward, for now

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The Trump administration is allowing to go forward an Obama-era rule that puts stricter requirements on professionals who advise retirement savers on their investments. More>>

Fox News finds itself in an unaccustomed spot _ out of first

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Fox News Channel isn't used to losing to its cable news rivals, but was beaten last week by MSNBC. More>>

Diagnostic equipment thieves hit 3 more hospitals in Greece

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Unidentified thieves are stealing vital medical diagnostic equipment from Greece's austerity-battered hospitals. More>>

Twitter leader laments social media role in Trump's election

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A co-founder of Twitter says he's sorry if the popular social media platform helped put Donald Trump in the White House, as the president has suggested. More>>

Ford's new CEO promises a fit _ but fun _ company

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Ford's new CEO promises a fit _ but fun _ company with a clear direction for the future. More>>

Target, states reach $18.5 million settlement on data breach

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NY attorney general announces $18.5 million settlement with Target over 2013 data breach. More>>

Jury awards $256M to California auto dealer in Nissan suit

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A jury has awarded more than $256 million to a California auto dealership owner who claimed Nissan put him out of business during the recession. More>>

The Latest: Jury awards $256M to auto dealer in Nissan suit

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A jury has awarded more than $256 million to a California auto dealership owner who claimed Nissan put him out of business during the recession. More>>

CFO of Soup Nazi-inspired company indicted on tax charges

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The chief financial officer for a company licensing recipes from the "Soup Nazi" character on "Seinfeld" has been charged with cheating the government of over a half-million dollars in revenues. More>>

US new-home sales drop 11.4% in April, most in 2 years

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US new-home sales last month down 11.4 percent in April, biggest drop in 2 years. More>>

Icy reception to Trump budget from fellow Republicans Video included

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President Donald Trump's first budget proposal is getting an icy reception on Capitol Hill, even from his fellow Republicans. More>>

More sponsors pull out of New York's Puerto Rican Day parade

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More sponsors have dropped out of New York City's Puerto Rican Day parade after a decision by organizers to honor a freed nationalist who once embraced armed resistance to the U.S. rule of Puerto Rico. More>>

German business confidence hits 26-year high in May

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A survey shows that business confidence in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, has risen to its highest level in 26 years. More>>

Trump names nuclear chief Svinicki to a new five-year term

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President Donald Trump has selected Kristine Svinicki, chairwoman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, to lead the panel for another five years. More>>

Nokia and Apple settle long-running legal disputes

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Nokia, Apple collaborate with patent license pact, settling all litigation. More>>

German prosecutors to search Daimler offices in diesel probe

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German automaker Daimler AG says prosecutors will be searching several of its offices in Germany as part of a preliminary investigation into suspected manipulation of diesel emission controls. More>>

Macron tries to sell plan to reform France's labor market

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French President Emmanuel Macron is holding meetings with unions and business organizations to discuss reforming the country's labor market, which many blame for France's sub-par economic performance over recent years. More>>

Hong Kong police arrest 21 Uber drivers in latest crackdown

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Hong Kong police have launched a fresh crackdown on Uber, arresting 21 drivers suspected of working for the ride-hailing giant in the Asian financial center. More>>

Ask Brianna: Should I pick my first job based on my debt?

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When you're searching for your first post-college job, knowing about your student loan repayment options may help you start a career that's both satisfying and lets you pay the bills. More>>

European markets push higher on strong economic news

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Asian shares mostly higher after Manchester explosion; oil prices fall back. More>>

Experts question North Korea role in WannaCry cyberattack

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Was North Korea really behind the WannaCry cyberattack? Experts say that's far from certain. More>>

European economic rebound showing surprising strength

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A closely watched survey of business activity across the 19-country eurozone shows economic growth holding steady at a six-year high in May while job creation has picked up to near-decade highs. More>>

Insurers seek stability as Trump delays health care decision

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The Trump administration and House Republicans are asking a federal appeals court for a 90-day extension in a case that's casting a shadow of uncertainty over health insurance for millions of consumers. More>>

New deadline for Greece set after another stalemate

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Hopes for a breakthrough are dashed again and another deadline is set. More>>

Clariant, Huntsman, latest chemical makers seeking to merge

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Swiss specialty chemicals maker Clariant and The Woodlands, Texas-based Huntsman Corp. say they are merging to create a company worth some $20 billion. More>>

Frenchmen claim cure for WannaCry-infected computers

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A French researcher has released a free software that he claims can restore some of the computers infected by the WannaCry ransomware. More>>

Ford taps former office furniture executive to be new CEO

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Ford replaces CEO, shakes up executives in new push to transform business. More>>

Hasbro to hold first-ever convention for company's brands

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From G.I. Joe to My Little Pony, toy maker Hasbro says it's holding the first-ever convention to bring all of its brands together. More>>

Trump's $4.1T budget relies on deep domestic cuts Video included

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Huge cuts to food stamps part of Trump budget proposal targeting benefit programs. More>>

Three lawsuits allege foot-dragging by Fox on harassment

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Fox News is hit by three more lawsuits alleging sexual harassment or racial discrimination, which the network says in response has no legal merit. More>>

The Latest: Trump budget slashes safety-net programs Video included

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Huge cuts to food stamps part of Trump budget proposal targeting benefit programs. More>>

Greece falls short in efforts to secure deal with creditors

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French President Emmanuel Macron says his administration will push for an international debt relief deal for austerity-weary Greece. More>>

Uber threatens to fire key exec in self-driving car dispute

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Uber is threatening to fire a key executive accused of stealing self-driving car technology from a Google spin-off unless he waives his constitutional rights against self-incrimination so the ride-hailing service can comply with a court order. More>>

Box office Top 20: 'Alien: Covenant' dethrones 'Guardians 2'

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Ridley Scott's space horror film "Alien: Covenant" scared reigning box office champ "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2" out of the No. 1 spot this week _ but just barely. More>>

The Latest: Eurozone and Greece fail to agree bailout deal

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The German and French finance ministers say they're confident of an agreement to unlock further aid for Greece. More>>

EU nations set tough negotiating mandate for Brexit talks

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The 27 European Union nations negotiating Britain's exit from the bloc have set a tough mandate for their chief negotiator during the opening part of the two-year proceedings. More>>

Asian shares drift as blast in Manchester rattles investors

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US stocks climb as defense companies rise after President Donald Trump completes a large sale of military equipment to Saudi Arabia. More>>

Justices make it easier for companies to defend patent cases

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The Supreme Court is making it easier for companies to defend themselves against patent infringement lawsuits. More>>

Arconic allows activist investor to add board members

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Arconic says activist investor Elliott Management will be allowed to nominate members to the precision metal parts maker's board and have a say in naming the next CEO. More>>

Puerto Rico seeks court's help to save public pension system

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Puerto Rico's governor says he'll ask a court to restructure the debts of the U.S. territory's public pension system, which is projected to run out of money this year. More>>

Germany, France pledge new efforts to strengthen eurozone

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Germany and France are pledging to seek ways to strengthen the eurozone, with harmonization of corporate taxes among possible measures. More>>

France's Le Pen would accept exit of rival on euro issue

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French far-right leader Marine Le Pen says she would find it natural if the National Front's No. 2 official leaves the party if it drops one of the top issues she defended during her unsuccessful run for the presidency: giving up the euro currency. More>>

Citigroup settles claims over possible money laundering

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Citigroup to pay nearly $100 million to settle claims that negligence in Mexican subsidiary may have allowed money laundering. More>>

Appeals court strikes down FAA drone registration rule

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A federal appeals court has struck down a federal regulation that required owners of recreational drones and other model aircraft to register the devices with the Federal Aviation Administration. More>>

Supreme Court rejects businesses' challenge to Michigan tax

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The Supreme Court is rejecting challenges by IBM, Goodyear and other businesses seeking more than $1 billion in tax refunds from Michigan. More>>

China, Japan extract combustible ice from seafloor

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Commercial development of the globe's vast reserves of a frozen fossil fuel known as "combustible ice" has moved closer to reality after Japan and China successfully extracted the material from the seafloor. More>>

Trump's plan to nix community block grants may be tough sell

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President Donald Trump may have a tough time carrying out plans to kill a popular program that has helped build fire stations, provided meals to needy children and more. More>>

Czechs to build rail network for high-speed trains

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The Czech government has approved a nearly $28 billion plan to build a rail network for high-speed trains. More>>

Romanian court nixes request to put bishop under home arrest

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A Romanian court has rejected a request by anti-corruption prosecutors to place Teodosie, the Archbishop of Tomis, under house arrest for allegedly defrauding the European Union. More>>

Asian stocks track Wall St's rally, Europe opens mixed

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Asian stocks cheered by Wall Street rally, shrug off global political uncertainties. More>>

EU urges members to address inequality as economy recovers

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The European Union is urging member states to take advantage of the bloc's recovering economy to strengthen public finances and push through reforms that tackle social inequality. More>>

AP Exclusive: Strapped UN health agency spends big on travel

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Internal documents obtained by The Associated Press show that the World Health Organization routinely spends about $200 million a year on travel. More>>

Maker of Nathan's hot dogs issues recall over metal concerns

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The company that makes Nathan's and Curtis hot dogs is recalling more than 200,000 pounds of the products after getting complaints of metal found in the packages. More>>

Turkey: Man detained on US plane just wanted 1st class seat

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Turkey's official news agency says the FBI has detained a Turkish citizen who attempted to sit in first-class on board a Los Angeles-Honolulu flight. More>>

Brazilians call for president to resign after graft charges

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Brazilians around the country protested on Sunday to call for their president to step down after the highest court opened an investigation into allegations he endorsed the payment of hush money to a jailed former lawmaker. More>>

Pacific ministers commit to move ahead with pact without US

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The Pacific Rim trade ministers meeting in Vietnam have committed to move ahead with the Trans Pacific Partnership trade pact after the United States pulled out. More>>

'Alien: Covenant' edges 'Guardians' at weekend box office

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"Alien: Covenant" edges "Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2" in weekend box-office space fight. More>>

Huge cuts to food stamps part of Trump's budget proposal Video included

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President Donald Trump's budget hasn't been released yet, but that's not stopping some of Congress' most important Republicans from giving it a cold shoulder. More>>

AP FACT CHECK: Trump exaggerates record while abroad Video included

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump gets ahead of developments in citing his record during Saudi Arabia speech. More>>

Hong Kong's Cathay lays off 600 as it faces rising pressure

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Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific Airways says it's laying off nearly 600 staff as it faces rising competition from rival carriers and tough business conditions. More>>

Asian stocks track Wall St's rally despite global worries

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Asian stocks cheered by Wall Street rally, shrug off global political uncertainties. More>>

Saudis welcome Trump with gold medal, receive arms package Video included

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Trump opens his first trip abroad since taking office, visiting Saudi Arabia as he tries to build stronger partnerships to combat terrorism. More>>

Japan exports gain in April; rising oil prices pinch surplus

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Japan reports its exports rose a solid 7.5 percent in April though its trade surplus fell sharply as higher oil prices pushed the value of imports higher. More>>

'Migrant Mother' photographer's images of oppressed resonate

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A California museum is exhibiting photographs by the late Dorothea Lange, whose work highlighted the lives of impoverished migrants, unemployed laborers and Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II. More>>

The Latest: Trump budget envisions cuts totaling $1.7T Video included

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Food stamps take 25 percent hit in Trump budget proposal, just one of several benefit programs to face cuts. More>>

LL Bean's newest Bootmobile is kicking it in Japan

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L.L. Bean has created a special "Bootmobile" for Japan, a four-wheeled tribute to the retailer's iconic boot. More>>

Deadly Times Square attack highlights NYC pedestrian safety

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After a car barreled down the crowded sidewalks of Times Square, killing a teenage tourist and leaving 22 people injured, some New Yorkers are calling for the installation of more protective bollards at the ends of city sidewalks. More>>

At WEF, entrepreneurs seen as solution for Mideast troubles

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More than 1,100 politicians and business people have come together in search of ways to transform stagnant economies of the troubled Middle East and North Africa. More>>

Ex-coal CEO seeks vindication in blast after year in prison

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After a year in prison, an ex-West Virginia coal CEO is still seeking vindication in the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades. More>>

Iran strikes back at US with more reciprocal sanctions

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Iran has sanctioned nine more U.S.-linked businesses, organizations and people over America's sanctions for its ballistic missile program. More>>

Pacific ministers commit to move ahead with pact without US

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The Pacific Rim trade ministers have started their two-day meeting in Hanoi focusing on free trade and regional economic integration amid fears of growing trade protectionism. More>>

Prospect of NAFTA rewrite gives US farmers a case of jitters

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Why Trump's combative trade stance makes US farmers nervous. More>>

The Latest: Trump gets royal treatment from Saudis. Video included

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Trump opens his first trip abroad since taking office, visiting Saudi Arabia as he tries to build stronger partnerships to combat terrorism. More>>

What Twitter's privacy changes mean for you

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Twitter is updating its privacy policy so it can track users' interests better and target advertisements to them, at least in the US. More>>

Volkswagen has fix for more cars in cheating scandal

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U.S. and California regulators have approved a fix for more Volkswagen cars caught up in the company's emissions cheating scandal. More>>

US to announce $110 billion Saudi arms sale as Trump visits

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U.S. officials say the Trump administration plans to announce $110 billion in advanced military equipment sales and training to Saudi Arabia this weekend as President Donald Trump visits the country. More>>

Thousands in Madrid back no-confidence vote against PM Rajoy

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Thousands of Spaniards are rallying in Madrid's city center to support a no-confidence vote against Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy brought by the far-left Podemos party. More>>

Fox News fires Bob Beckel for racially insensitive remark

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Fox News Channel says it has fired commentator Bob Beckel for making a racially insensitive remark to a black employee. More>>

Charges shed light on sea cucumber smuggling at US border

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Charges against a father-son partnership for allegedly smuggling more than $17 million worth of sea cucumbers to the United States and exporting them to Asia sheds light on a growing and lucrative illegal cross-border trade. More>>

Critical Turkish newspaper publishes blank issue in protest

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A Turkish opposition paper has published its Saturday edition left blank to protest detentions. More>>

The Latest: Mogherini warns against US cuts in UN funding

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The EU foreign policy chief says Europe does "not see eye to eye" with the Trump administration on major issues such as trade, climate change and funding of U.N. agencies. More>>

Vaccine may cut HPV infections, an oral cancer risk, in men

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New study finds the HPV vaccine that helps prevent cervical cancer in women also might lower the risk in young men of oral infections that can cause mouth and throat cancers. More>>

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