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Three Mile Island notifies regulators of intent to close

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:56am

The owners of the Pennsylvania's Three Mile Island nuclear plant have formally notified regulators and a regional power grid operator of their previously announced intentions to close the plant.

Blue Apron slices share price range, hinting at tough market

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:56am

Blue Apron, the meal-kit delivery company, is slashing the price it expects to sell its shares by as much as 40 percent, a sign that the company may be having trouble attracting investors.

Board: Pipeline security company operated without license

James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:56am

North Dakota regulators say a private security firm hired by the developer of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline operated in the state without a license and has continued doing so since being denied one.

7 couples from same town charged with public benefits fraud

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:46am

Seven married couples from the same New Jersey shore town, including a rabbi and his wife, now face charges that they misrepresented their income to get a combined $2 million in public welfare benefits they weren't entitled to.

2 railroad workers struck, killed on tracks in Washington

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:45am

Two railroad workers were killed when they were hit by an Amtrak train that was approaching a station in Washington.

US pending home sales slip for 3rd straight month

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:34am

Americans signed fewer contracts to buy homes in May, the third straight monthly decline and evidence that a shortage of homes for sale has suppressed home-buying.

Transit agency: Human error caused subway train derailment

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:27am

A subway train derailment that injured nearly three dozen people and sparked major delays is being blamed on human error, not a track defect.

Japan carrier apologizes to disabled man over tarmac stairs

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:27am

A Japanese airline said Wednesday it has apologized for making a wheelchair user hoist himself up a staircase from the tarmac to board his flight.

ABC: Settlement reached in 'pink slime' defamation lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:26am

ABC News has reached a settlement with a South Dakota meat producer that filed a $1.9 billion lawsuit against the network over its reports on the company's lean, finely textured beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime," the TV network said Wednesday.

The Latest: Fatal Amtrak accident impacts commuter trains

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:26am

The Latest on an accident involving an Amtrak train near Washington's Union Station on (all times local):

Samsung investing $380M in Newberry, creating 950 jobs

Seanna Adcox, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:26am

Samsung is investing $380 million in South Carolina to manufacture home appliances, creating an estimated 950 jobs over the next three years.

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As firms gauge cost, Ukraine says cyberattack under control

Raphael Satter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:20am

The data-scrambling software epidemic that paralyzed computers globally is under control in Ukraine, where it likely originated, officials said Wednesday, as companies and governments around the world counted the cost of a crisis that is disrupting ports, hospitals and factories.

Biggest South African airport probes possible insider crimes

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:17am

South African authorities are investigating whether any workers at Johannesburg's main international airport have helped robbers who follow arriving travelers and mug them at their homes or other destinations.

Ford recalls big vans; cracked coupling can cause power loss

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:08am

Ford is recalling more than 400,000 Transit vans and buses to fix cracked drive shaft couplings that can cause the vehicles to lose power.

Grain mixed, livestock lower

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:06am

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

South Africa approves export of 800 lion skeletons this year

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:06am

South Africa says 800 skeletons of captive-bred lions can be legally exported this year, meeting demand for traditional medicine ingredients in parts of Asia while alarming critics who believe the policy threatens Africa's wild lions.

ABC News says it has settled a lawsuit filed by a South Dakota meat producer over 'pink slime' reports

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:06am

ABC News says it has settled a lawsuit filed by a South Dakota meat producer over 'pink slime' reports.

Skyscraper lit in Qatar Airways' colors amid dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:00am

The Empire State Building in New York City has been lit up in burgundy and white for Qatar Airways amid a diplomatic dispute with Qatar.

GOP 'Obamacare' repeal teeters after Senate shelves vote

Erica Werner and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 7:49am

The Republican Party's long-promised repeal of "Obamacare" stands in limbo after Senate GOP leaders, short of support, abruptly shelved a vote on legislation to fulfill the promise.