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Asian stocks mixed as markets await Brexit fallout

Japanese and Chinese stocks rose Monday but other Asian markets declined, crude prices fell further and U.S. shares appeared headed for a lower opening as jittery traders watched for more fallout... Read more »

Published June 26, 2016

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Behind the support for Brexit and Trump: Economic resentment

The United Kingdom's stunning vote to leave the European Union was driven by much of the same sentiment that fueled Donald Trump's insurgent march toward the Republican presidential nod: a... Read more »

Published June 25, 2016

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Markets reel as world absorbs shock of UK vote for Brexit

Britain has jumped. Now it is wildly searching for the parachute. Read more »

Published June 24, 2016

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Clinton failed to hand over key email to State Department

Former Secretary Hillary Clinton failed to turn over a copy of a key message involving problems caused by her use of a private homebrew email server, the State Department confirmed Thursday. The... Read more »

Published June 23, 2016

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2011 effort to remove judge shows bold Trump legal tactics

Donald Trump's recent calls for a federal judge hearing a fraud case against Trump University to step down aren't the first time he's sought a judge's recusal. Read more »

Published June 23, 2016

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US new-home sales tumbled in May after a surge in April

Americans pulled back from buying new homes in May, reversing strong gains made in April as sales fell sharply in the Northeast and West. Read more »

Published June 23, 2016

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North Korea makes apparent progress with midrange missile

North Korea took a significant step Wednesday in the development of a powerful ballistic missile intended to reach U.S. bases in the Pacific, launching one of the weapons about 1,000 kilometers... Read more »

Published June 22, 2016

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How the UK could remain in the EU even if it votes to leave

If Britain votes to leave the EU on Thursday, it'll be final. Irreversible. Irrevocable. No appeals. No second chances. Read more »

Published June 22, 2016

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Yellen faces GOP criticism over weak economic growth

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen came under fire Wednesday from House Republicans who charged that the central bank's policies to promote low interest rates have not boosted economic growth and... Read more »

Published June 22, 2016

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Capsule full of space station junk makes fiery re-entry

A capsule filled with space station trash bit the cosmic dust Wednesday with a keenly interested scientific audience. Read more »

Published June 22, 2016

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Nearly 1 in 3 on Medicare got commonly abused opioids

Nearly 12 million Medicare beneficiaries received at least one prescription for an opioid painkiller last year at a cost of $4.1 billion, according to a federal report that shows how common the... Read more »

Published June 22, 2016

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White House clears small, commercial drones for takeoff

Routine commercial use of small drones was cleared for takeoff by the Obama administration Tuesday, after years of struggling to write rules that would both protect public safety and free the... Read more »

Published June 21, 2016

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SUV that rolled, killed 'Star Trek' actor is under recall

The SUV that rolled down a driveway and killed "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin was being recalled because the gear shifters have confused drivers, causing the vehicles to roll away unexpectedly,... Read more »

Published June 20, 2016

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Work for Uncle Sam? Careful about wading into the 2016 race

Midway through Tomas Strouhal's daily mail route, a higher-up from the U.S. Postal Service pulled up behind him with some bad news: That Donald Trump bumper sticker on his personal car parked back... Read more »

Published June 20, 2016

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Decade after housing peaked: Owners richer, renters hurting

It's a troublesome story playing out across America in the 10 years since the housing bubble peaked and then burst in a ruinous crash: As real estate has climbed back, homeowners are thriving while... Read more »

Published June 20, 2016

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World stocks leap as fears ease over British vote on EU

World stock markets jumped and the pound rallied Monday as polls suggested British voters will choose to remain in the European Union in a referendum this week, easing investor worries about a... Read more »

Published June 20, 2016

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10 years after housing bubble, damage lingers for minorities

When the U.S. housing bubble peaked a decade ago, soon to burst with far-reaching consequences, the pain was particularly severe for black and Hispanic Americans. Read more »

Published June 20, 2016

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Leaving rates alone, Fed sees ultra-slow pace of hikes ahead

The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it foresees an exceedingly slow pace of interest rate hikes ahead — and is in no hurry to resume them. Read more »

Published June 19, 2016

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Few Utah police report drone use, cite tough FAA regulations

Law enforcement agencies have touted drones as a powerful new tool for searches and investigations, but police agencies in Utah report they've stopped using the devices after getting bogged down by... Read more »

Published June 19, 2016

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AP Interview: Jia Zhangke plans virtual reality romance

Critically acclaimed Chinese director Jia Zhangke says he will make a virtual reality film next year with a romantic story as he and viewers get used to the new medium, and declared: "I think VR is... Read more »

Published June 18, 2016

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At E3, game makers introduce more diverse heroes

After introducing the world to several new female heroes at last year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, story-driven game makers at this week's gathering of the interactive industry are... Read more »

Published June 18, 2016

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For Delta, long-term growth will come by flying more overseas routes

Red wine, cannoli and meatballs were abundant and free for passengers waiting to board the inaugural Twin Cities-to-Rome flight last month. As the plane pushed back from gate G6, an airport fire... Read more »

Published June 15, 2016

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Fed leaves rates unchanged; no hint on timing of next hike

The Federal Reserve is keeping interest rates unchanged in light of an uncertain job market and offering no hints of when its next rate hike might occur. Read more »

Published June 15, 2016

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High-speed rail lawsuit delays cost $63 million, 17 months

Another $63 million was added Tuesday to the cost of California's high-speed rail project and the completion date for the first 29-mile leg was pushed back 17 months to August 2019, after the state... Read more »

Published June 14, 2016

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FDA approves stomach-draining obesity treatment

A new weight loss device offers a novel approach to cutting calories: draining them from the stomach before they are fully digested. Read more »

Published June 14, 2016

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