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The Latest: 34 hurt in NYC derailment; none life-threatening

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:34am

The Latest on a Harlem subway derailment (all times local):

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Mike Lee 5th GOP senator against starting health bill debate

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:30am

Utah's Mike Lee became the fifth Republican senator Tuesday to oppose even beginning debate on the GOP's foundering health care bill, tossing another hurdle in the path of party leaders who've hoped the Senate would approve the measure this week.

The Latest: Vets groups voice concerns with health bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:30am

The Latest on the Republican legislation overhauling the Obama health care law (all times EDT):

Q&A: Controversy lingers after $1.7B cleanup of Hudson River

Michael Hill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:27am

Dredging crews left the Hudson River two years ago, but criticism of the $1.7 billion cleanup is bubbling up again.

Greek garbage collectors extend protest as trash mounds grow

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:25am

Greece's municipal garbage collectors are extending an 11-day protest that has left mounds of festering refuse piled up across Athens amid high summer temperatures.

The Latest: US drugmaker Merck also affected by cyberattack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:14am

The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local):

Trump organization ends management of Toronto tower

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:00am

A high-end hotel and condominium tower in Toronto will no longer bear the Trump brand name.

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New cyberattack causes mass disruption in Europe

Raphael Satter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:00am

A new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software appears to be causing mass disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard.

Minor New York City subway derailment causes outage, delays

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:56am

A subway train derailed near a station in Harlem on Tuesday, frightening passengers and resulting in a power outage as people were evacuated from trains along the subway line.

Nuke commission: Safety records falsified at Vermont Yankee

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:55am

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a senior radiation protection technician at the closed Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant deliberately falsified safety records for eight months last year.

Google hit with record fine by EU, told to change its ways

Lorne Cook, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:45am

After a seven-year legal battle, European authorities came down hard on Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own businesses, fining the tech giant a record 2.42 billion euros ($2.72 billion) and raising the prospect of more.

House panel weighs privatizing air traffic control

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:45am

A House panel on Tuesday weighed legislation that would split off management of the nation's skies from the Federal Aviation Administration and give that responsibility to an independent, nonprofit company.

GOP infighting stalls budget plan

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:45am

The latest budget push by House GOP leaders has faltered, leaving quarrelling Republicans almost three months behind on their budget work as they head into next week's recess.

Pandora CEO Tim Westergren departs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:35am

The co-founder and CEO of Pandora, under intensifying pressure from Spotify and Apple Music, has relinquished his position and will step down from the company board as well.

Trump says US on brink of become net exporter of energy

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:25am

With U.S. exports of oil and natural gas surging, President Donald Trump says the U.S. is on the brink of becoming a net exporter of oil, gas and other resources.

Utah Sen. Mike Lee becomes 5th GOP senator to oppose starting health care bill debate in latest blow to party leaders

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:18am

Utah Sen. Mike Lee becomes 5th GOP senator to oppose starting health care bill debate in latest blow to party leaders.

Flint extends contract for Detroit-area water supply

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:18am

Flint has extended its water contract with the Great Lakes Water Authority to September as the impoverished Michigan city struggles to recover from a lead-tainted water crisis.

Medicaid mission creep threatens GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:09am

Somewhere along the way, the Republican crusade to repeal "Obamacare" also turned into an effort to limit the future growth of Medicaid. That bit of mission creep is complicating prospects for the GOP, and could lead to deadlock.

Treasury chief says UK wants economy 'anchored' in Europe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:09am

Britain's Treasury chief told a German audience on Tuesday that his country wants to keep its economy "anchored" in the European mainstream as it leaves the European Union. He called for an early deal on transitional arrangements.

Consumer confidence rises in June

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 8:53am

U.S. consumers became more confident in June —with more Americans pleased by current conditions but slightly less hopeful about what the next six months hold.