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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.

New cyberattack causes mass disruption in Europe

Raphael Satter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 8:53am

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

NYC subway station evacuated after smoke, loss of power

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 8:50am

Emergency personnel have responded to a New York City subway station where passengers were reporting smoke and a loss of power.

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Ingredient in popular weed killer going on list as cancerous

Scott Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 8:48am

Regulators in California took a pivotal step on Monday toward becoming the first state to require the popular weed killer Roundup to come with a label warning that it's known to cause cancer.

The Latest: Ryan has faith McConnell can save health bill

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

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

Facebook now deleting 66K posts a week in anti-hate campaign

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 8:35am

Facebook is deleting about 66,000 posts a week as the social media giant cracks down on what it considers to be hate speech.

Grain higher, livestock lower

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 8:22am

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

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Brianna McGurran, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 8:21am

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Grain higher, livestock lower

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 8:21am

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

Consumer confidence rises in June

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 8:20am

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.

UK Treasury chief: keep British economy 'anchored' in Europe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:50am

Britain's Treasury chief has told a German audience that his country wants to keep its economy "anchored" in the European mainstream as it leaves the European Union.

Robust US home price gains cool slightly in April

Christopher S. Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:32am

U.S. home prices rose at a healthy clip in April, though the increase slowed a bit from the previous two months.

Uber makes it easier to arrange trips for other riders

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:24am

Uber's ride-hailing app is making it easier for its users to set up trips for seniors and others who may not know their way around a smartphone but still need help getting around town.

Draghi: Stimulus could be scaled back if economy improves

David McHugh, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:24am

European Central Bank head Mario Draghi signaled the bank could trim back its stimulus efforts if the economy keeps strengthening, but said that any such move would be gradual and cautious.

Shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk says its IT systems have been disrupted by hacking

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:24am

Shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk says its IT systems have been disrupted by hacking.

Maersk says its IT system is down

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:15am

Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk says its IT systems are down.

Medicaid mission creep threatens GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:10am

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.

Senate leaders scramble to save health bill amid defections

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:00am

Senate leaders scrambled Tuesday to rescue their health care bill, in deepening jeopardy as opposition from rebellious Republicans intensified. The defections loomed as Congress' nonpartisan budget referee said the measure would leave 22 million more people uninsured by 2026 than President Barack Obama's law.

European stocks dented by surge in the euro

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 6:51am

European stock markets fell sharply Tuesday as the euro surged on comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi. Shares in Alphabet Inc., Google's parent company will be in focus later after the EU slapped its biggest-ever fine on the internet giant for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service.

Flint extends contract for Detroit-area water supply

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 5:53am

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.