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Turkey orders 139 detained for suspected links to cleric

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:02am

Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities have issued detention warrants for 139 public employees who are suspected of links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Turkey of orchestrating last summer's failed coup.

Fiery tanker-truck blast on California highway kills driver

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:02am

The driver of a tanker truck is dead after a series of fiery explosions on a California highway, when his truck burst into flames as it was delivering gasoline.

Budget office to gauge health bill effect on coverage, cost

Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 3:14am

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.

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

Eileen By and Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 3:12am

The Chinese owner of Sweden's Volvo Cars agreed Wednesday to buy 49.9 percent of Malaysian automaker Proton, gaining a platform to expand into Southeast Asia.

Denmark's Dong Energy sells its oil, gas business to INEOS

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 3:00am

Denmark's Dong Energy has reached an agreement to divest its oil and gas business to privately held chemicals group INEOS, saying it has reached its goal announced in November of transforming itself "into a leading, pure play renewables company."

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

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:52am

Candidate Donald Trump promised to improve health care, but as president his first full budget calls for deep cuts to popular insurance programs. And it omits any proposal for negotiating prescription drug prices, a Trump talking point.

China shuts some live streaming sites, punishes companies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:42am

Chinese authorities have punished dozens of companies involved in live online broadcasting and shut down numerous hosting platforms for showing content that was pornographic, related to gambling or involved content considered superstitious and harmful to minors.

OPEC likely to extend output cuts, but price relief elusive

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:20am

OPEC oil ministers meeting this week appear damned if they don't extend production cuts — and only slightly less damned if they do.

AP FACT CHECK: Budget chief slams Obama growth forecast

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:43am

Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney, defending an administration that promises more economic growth than many think it can deliver, said Tuesday it's the Obama administration that went overboard in its forecasts for growth. His indictment glosses over significant differences in the economy now and then.

Moody's cuts China credit rating over rising debt

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:35am

The Moody's ratings agency on Wednesday cut China's credit rating due to surging debt, prompting a protest by Beijing and highlighting challenges faced by communist leaders as they overhaul a slowing economy.

United CEO likely to face investor questions about dragging

David Koenig and Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:26am

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz is likely to face questions from shareholders Wednesday about the rough removal of a passenger from a flight, an incident that sparked weeks of bad publicity.

Airlines do limit what you can photograph, video on flights

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:23am

Without the shocking video, it's unlikely that the world would have learned or cared about the violent manhandling of a 69-year-old man on a plane last month.

United CEO likely to face investor questions about dragging

David Koenig and Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:13am

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz is likely to face questions from shareholders Wednesday about the rough removal of a passenger from a flight, an incident that sparked weeks of bad publicity.

Seoul Semiconductor Continuously Pursues patent infringement actions against Everlight products

Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd., Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:10am

On April 28, 2017, Seoul Semiconductor Europe GmbH (“Seoul”) filed a patent infringement claim in Germany at the District Court of Düsseldorf against Mouser Electronic Inc. (“Mouser), a global electronic components distributor, which it accused of selling Everlight LED products.

Seoul Semiconductor erhebt weitere Patentverletzungsklage gegen Everlight-Produkte

Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd., Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:10am

Am 28. April 2017 hat die Seoul Semiconductor Europe GmbH („Seoul“) am Landgericht Düsseldorf eine Patentverletzungsklage gegen Mouser Electronic Inc. („Mouser“) mit dem Vorwurf, LED-Produkte von Everlight zu verkaufen, eingereicht. Mouser ist ein weltweit agierender Händler von elektronischen Komponenten.

Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:05am

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 proposals.

China shuts only undersea coal mine amid production rebound

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:05am

China is shutting down its only undersea coal mine, state-run newspapers reported Wednesday, as the government struggles to rein in rising production that threatens to frustrate a planned shift to cleaner-burning fuels.

Poor and disabled big losers in Trump budget; military wins

Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:54am

The poor and the disabled are big losers in President Donald Trump's $4.1 trillion budget proposal while the Pentagon is a big winner.

Trump's food stamp cuts face hard sell in Congress

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:40am

President Donald Trump's budget builds on more than two decades of Republican efforts to cut food stamps.

Advocates: Federal role crucial for iconic waterway cleanups

John Flesher, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:22am

The Trump administration makes a straightforward case for slashing $427 million in federal spending to heal ailing regional water bodies such as the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay and Puget Sound: State and local governments should do the work and foot the bill.