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Robust US home price gains cool slightly in April

BY CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose at a healthy clip in April, though the increase slowed a bit from...

Google hit with record fine by EU

BY LORNE COOK BRUSSELS (AP) — After a seven-year legal battle, European authorities came down hard on Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its...

New cyberattack causes mass disruption in Europe

BY RAPHAEL SATTER and FRANK BAJAK PARIS (AP) —€” A new and highly virulent outbreak of data-scrambling software caused disruption across the world Tuesday. Following...

Global shares mixed, awaiting cues from central bankers

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Shares slipped in early European trading and were higher in Asia on Tuesday as investors awaited remarks...

Ingredient in popular weed killer going on list as cancerous

BY SCOTT SMITH FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Regulators in California took a pivotal step on Monday toward becoming the first state to require the popular...

Democrats aim to blast Trump for favoring wealthy

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE and KEN THOMAS WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are out to capitalize on what they believe is growing public sentiment that President Donald...

Liz Weston: Black marks fall off credit reports in July

BY LIZ WESTON Starting July 1, the credit scores of up to 14 million people could begin to rise as credit reports are scrubbed of...

Pharmacy head to be sentenced in deadly meningitis outbreak

BY DENISE LAVOIE BOSTON (AP) — The co-founder of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy is set to be sentenced Monday in a nationwide meningitis outbreak that...

US stocks move higher in early trading; oil rises

BY ALEX VEIGA Utilities led U.S. stocks mostly higher in midday trading Monday as falling bond yields made high-dividend companies more attractive to income-seeking investors....

US durable goods orders fell in May by the most in...

BY CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER WASHINGTON (AP) — Demand for long-lasting U.S. factory goods fell by the most in 18 months, and a key category...

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Lee Commission pursuing Edison Farms land for conservation

The Lee County Commission voted to begin negotiations to purchase the piece of Estero wetlands known as Edison Farms. The 4,000-acre property has been high...

Britain’s Prince Philip admitted to hospital with infection

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip has been admitted to a hospital for treatment of an infection and will not be able to attend the...

After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching

BY BILL BARROW and KATHLEEN FOODY DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — Republicans can enjoy some breathing room after winning a Georgia special congressional race that morphed...

Citizens’ Insurance proposes rate hike

Property Insurance rates could be on the rise for some around the state next year, as the Citizens Property Insurance Board of Governors voted...