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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved sideways in midday trading Monday on Wall Street after notching their third straight weekly win.Investors eased into trading ahead of a highly anticipated meeting between the U.S. and China's leaders later this week. The world's two largest economies have …
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A major telephone outage hit the Netherlands on Monday, taking down the country's emergency number and leaving many businesses and municipalities unreachable by phone.Police sent officers onto the streets so that people could approach them for emergency help and …
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to help keep costs down , administration officials said.Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told reporters …
NEW YORK (AP) — Craving a Slurpee from but lacking the motivation to get off a park bench?No worries.7-Eleven launched a delivery service Monday that will send a Slurpee or almost anything else carried by the chain to public places ranging from parks to beaches.The company told The …
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Daimler AG says its Mercedes-Benz luxury brand plans to assemble cars in Egypt in cooperation with a local partner.Daimler said it signed a memorandum of understanding Monday with the Egyptian government. The company said local production would …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court sided with businesses and the U.S. government Monday in a ruling about the public's access to information, telling a South Dakota newspaper it can't get the data it was seeking.The justices ruled against the Argus Leader, which is owned by USA Today …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has struck down a section of federal law that prevented officials from registering trademarks seen as scandalous or immoral, handing a victory Monday to California fashion brand FUCT.The high court ruled that the century-old provision is an …
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hasn't lost many elections since the conservative party he co-founded took control of the government in 2002. But the party's rare defeat in Istanbul, Turkey's largest city, was a political and personal setback for the country's …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether insurance companies can collect $12 billion from the federal government to cover their losses in the early years of the health care law championed by President Barack Obama.The justices say Monday that they will hear appeals in the fall …
Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee is proposing a clean break between the federal government and the fossil fuel industry. That would involve everything from ending tax breaks for oil companies to banning all drilling and extraction on federal lands and beneath federal waters.It's the …
Walgreens is making it easier for customers dispose of unused drugs safely.The drugstore chain said Monday that at each of its more than 9,500 U.S. locations, it will offer packets that customers can use to turn medications into a useless gel before throwing them in the trash at home.The DisposeRx …
SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AP) — Rescuers on Monday found two survivors in the rubble of a building that collapsed two days earlier while under construction in a Cambodian beach town, killing 28 workers and injuring 26 others as they slept in the unfinished condominium that doubled as their …
The SEC recently passed new regulations it says will ensure that brokers act in their clients' "best interest." But what does that mean for you?THE RULEBrokers and advisers must disclose information about fees, costs and potential conflicts of interest.THE ISSUEConsumer advocates have long argued …
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A new federally led study of oil seeping from a platform toppled off Louisiana's coast 14½ years ago found releases lower than other recent estimates, but contradicts the well owner's assertions about the amount and source of oil.Oil and gas have been leaking into …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting an early challenge to President Donald Trump's authority to impose tariffs on imported steel based on national security concerns.The justices did not comment on Monday in leaving in place a decision by the Court of International Trade that …
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):9:35 a.m.Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street as gains for technology companies are offset by losses in health care and other sectors.Western Digital rose 2.2% in early trading Monday, while …
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is continuing efforts to pressure the U.S. central bank system, saying the stock markets and economic growth would be much higher if not for its actions.Trump says the Federal Reserve "doesn't know what it's doing" and raised interest rates too …
PARIS (AP) — France is hosting a conference aimed at boosting cooperation between northern and southern Mediterranean countries, with senior government officials, non-governmental organizations, businesses and academics in attendance.President Emmanuel Macron took part in talks at the …
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting the United States should not protect ships in the strategic Strait of Hormuz without compensation from other countries.The U.S. blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers this month near the Strait of Hormuz, denouncing what it called a …
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — As the U.S. piles sanction after sanction on Iran, it's the average person who feels it the most.From a subway performer's battered leather hat devoid of tips, to a bride-to-be's empty purse, the lack of cash from the economic pressure facing Iran's 80 million people can …

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