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Lew urges Senate to pass Puerto Rico rescue bill this week

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 9:11am

Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is warning of widespread consequences if the Senate fails to act before Friday on a rescue package for debt-stricken Puerto Rico.

The Latest: Poland wants to lead group to reboot EU

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 9:10am

The Latest on Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union (all times local):

Grain higher, livestock lower

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 9:00am

Grain futures were higher Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Lew says no sense of financial crisis developing

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:51am

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says that the decision of British voters to leave the European Union is "an additional headwind" for the U.S. and global economies but "there is no sense of a financial crisis developing."

Cameron: Britain seeks 'strongest possible economic links' with European neighbors

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:51am

Cameron: Britain seeks 'strongest possible economic links' with European neighbors.

Cameron: No immediate changes for EU citizens living in the UK

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:41am

Cameron: No immediate changes for EU citizens living in the UK.

Cameron: UK will not trigger formal EU exit talks at this stage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:41am

Cameron: UK will not trigger formal EU exit talks at this stage.

Cameron: EU exit will be 'far from plain sailing' for economy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:40am

Cameron: EU exit will be 'far from plain sailing' for economy.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:40am

Cameron: UK financial institutions have 'robust' plans, can withstand Brexit uncertainty.

NY Gov. Cuomo signs bill expanding breast cancer screening

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:31am

New York is expanding access to breast cancer screening by requiring hospitals to extend hours for mammograms and eliminating insurance costs for the procedure.

Girls of Glitter Gulch among 3 downtown Vegas sites closing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:30am

Las Vegas is about to lose a trio of kitschy downtown properties, including the last remaining topless show on the Fremont Street casino pedestrian mall, and a signature spot for deep-fried Twinkies and Oreos.

UK appeals for calm as markets drop, EU leaders huddle

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:30am

British and European leaders appealed for calm on Monday as concern over the U.K.'s exit from the European Union and its deepening political crisis triggered further gyrations in financial markets and hit confidence in the economy.

Cops: Transportation worker hit by drunken driving suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:20am

Police say a drunken driving suspect struck a Department of Transportation worker in a construction zone on a Massachusetts highway, seriously injuring him.

Supreme Court to hear college funding case in Kentucky

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:20am

The Kentucky Supreme Court will decide whether Republican Gov. Matt Bevin can cut the budgets of state colleges and universities.

Not just crumbs: Naples mobsters extort high price on bread

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:11am

Prosecutors in Naples say Camorra mobsters tried to intimidate local grocers into buying bread from clan-controlled bakeries and selling it at higher prices, so the Mafiosi could pocket the difference.

Pepsi to reintroduce aspartame in new diet beverage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 8:00am

PepsiCo is creating a new diet beverage for fans of aspartame less than a year after pulling the artificial sweetener as part of a marketing move over safety concerns.

Justices reject appeal over medical marijuana in Montana

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 7:40am

The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal challenging a Montana law that limits medical marijuana providers to selling the drug to a maximum of three patients each.

Markets Right Now: US stocks open lower; pound falls further

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 7:40am

The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):

Study: Connecticut ranks 21st in college affordability

Linda Conner Lambeck, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 7:20am

It is no longer possible to work one's way through state college without incurring debt, according to a new study on college affordability.