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Audit: About $1M in missing funds in Attica school district

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:40am

A state audit has found nearly $1 million in federal funds unaccounted for from a western Indiana school district's financial books.

After Fire flop, Amazon unveils phones with its apps, ads

Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:40am

Amazon is back in the phone business — sort of.

The Latest: Russian minister closely watching after EU vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:40am

The Latest on British vote to leave the European Union (all times local):

Supplies run out in southern Mexico amid teachers' protests

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:31am

Business leaders and government officials said Wednesday that supplies of gasoline, food and other goods are running out in southern Mexico because protesting teachers have blockaded key highways.

UConn trustees revoke Bill Cosby's honorary degree

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:30am

University of Connecticut trustees have revoked an honorary degree awarded to Bill Cosby, saying he engaged in conduct "incongruent" with the values of the university.

German state halts sale of regional airport to Chinese firm

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:21am

Regional officials in Germany say the planned sale of Frankfurt-Hahn Airport to a Chinese logistics and construction company has been put on hold.

It sucks _ startups look to redesign the breast pump

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:11am

Ask many mothers and they'll tell you, pumping sucks in more than one sense of the word.

Army: Suspicious vehicle at Maryland installation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:11am

Officials at the Army's Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland say security forces are taking precautions because a suspicious vehicle was trying to gain access to the installation.

North American leaders confront rising tide of protectionism

Rob Gillies and Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:11am

North America's leaders, at their summit in the Canadian capital, are confronting a rising tide of economic protectionism and nationalism.

Puerto Rico financial rescue package wins Senate test vote

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:02am

A rescue package for debt-stricken Puerto Rico has survived a test vote in the Senate, just two days before the island is expected to default on a $2 billion debt payment.

Germany: bypassing parliaments on EU-Canada deal 'foolish'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:01am

Germany's economy minister says preventing national lawmakers from approving a free trade deal between the European Union and Canada would be "foolish."

The Latest: Obama, Clinton to campaign in North Carolina

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:00am

The Latest on the US presidential campaign (all times local):

Chipotle adding chorizo to menu to win back customers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:00am

Chipotle is adding chorizo to its menu in yet another move intended to get people back in stores following an e. coli outbreak last year.

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EU to Britain: No access to single market without migration

Angela Charlton and Lorne Cook, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:00am

European Union leaders spelled out stark conditions for a new relationship with a departing Britain on Wednesday, warning that if British business wants to keep access to Europe's single market, the country must accept European workers, too.

The Latest: North America leaders tackle global warming

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 9:00am

The Latest on President Barack Obama's summit Wednesday with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (all times local):

Nebraska plan for dementia, Alzheimer's care released

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 8:50am

A Nebraska care plan for residents living with dementia and Alzheimer's disease has been released.

Pending US home sales slumped in May amid supply shortage

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 8:50am

Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in May, with the year-over-year pace of pending sales sliding for the first time in nearly two years.

Grain mostly lower, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 8:40am

Grain futures were mostly lower Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

GE Capital wins approval to drop 'too big to fail' label

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 8:40am

GE Capital is no longer "too big to fail."

US consumer spending posts healthy gain in May

Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 8:21am

Americans went shopping this spring, increasing their spending in May for the second straight month and delivering good news for economic growth.