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The pain and gain of Brexit vote: British economy a year on

Caroline Spiezio and Pan Pylas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:15am

Few events outside of war can have quite as much impact on the economy of a country as Britain's decision a year ago to leave the European Union.

Senate GOP health bill: Tax cuts for rich

Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:15am

Senate Republicans' new health bill cuts taxes by nearly $1 trillion over the next decade, mostly for corporations and the richest families in America.

How the Senate health bill compares to House, 'Obamacare'

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:15am

The Senate Republican health care bill would guarantee immediate assistance for insurance markets that are struggling in many states. Yet overall it would do the same thing as its House counterpart: less federal money for health insurance and a greater likelihood that more Americans will be uninsured.

Eurozone economy enjoyed 'best quarter in over 6 years'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:15am

A closely watched survey shows that economic growth across the 19-country eurozone has slipped back in June to a five-month low but that the region still enjoyed its best quarter for more than six years.

McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for Senate health bill

Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:05am

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has finally unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law. Now comes his next challenge — persuading enough Republicans to back the measure and avert a defeat that would be shattering for President Donald Trump and the GOP.

Toshiba gets earnings report extension, faces delisting risk

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:05am

Money-losing Japanese electronics and nuclear company Toshiba Corp. has until Aug. 10 to get auditors to sign off on its earnings statements, or else it faces the risk of getting delisted.

Analysis: McConnell stakes it all on health care bill

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:05am

Pass or fail, there will be one man singularly responsible for the fate of health care legislation in the Senate: Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Sri Lankan doctors on strike to demand university's closure

Bharatha Mallawarachi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 1:53am

State hospitals were paralyzed Friday as Sri Lankan doctors went on strike to demand that a private medical university be shut down, saying it could jeopardize health care standards in the island nation.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's solar-power brainwave was borrowed

Jill Colvin and Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 1:44am

President Donald Trump is crediting himself with the idea of building a Mexico border wall of solar panels. But that looks to be a borrowed brainwave; others pitched a solar wall back when he was a skeptic of tapping power from the sun.

The Latest: French president meets central European leaders

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 1:40am

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Kids today: They don't work summer jobs the way they used to

Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 1:26am

It was at Oregon's Timberline Lodge, later known as a setting in the horror movie "The Shining," where Patrick Doyle earned his first real paycheck.

The Latest: Medical groups find fault with Senate plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 1:05am

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China tightens online video controls, jolting investors

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 12:01am

Three popular Chinese internet services have been ordered to stop streaming video after censors complained it contained improper comments on sensitive issues. The move prompted a sell-off in the U.S.-traded shares of Sina Corp. and its microblog service, Sina Weibo.

Chinese automaker buys stake in Malaysia's Proton

Eileen Ng, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:27pm

The Chinese owner of Sweden's Volvo Cars will inject $40 million into Malaysia's Proton as part of its purchase of a key stake in the automaker, an executive of the Malaysian company said Friday.

The Latest: Merkel calls UK's residency stance 'good start'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:27pm

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Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill

Julie Carr Smyth and Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:45pm

Governors in several states that opted to expand Medicaid are wary of the Senate Republican plan to end the added federal funding for it within seven years.

Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:10pm

Senate Republicans launched their plan for shriveling Barack Obama's health care law Thursday, edging a step closer to their dream of repeal with a bill that would slice and reshape Medicaid for the poor, relax rules on insurers and end tax increases on higher earners that have helped finance expanded coverage for millions.

Asian shares flat as weak oil prices weigh on investors

Kelvin Chan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 9:03pm

Asian shares are ending the week on a subdued note with most indexes little changed Friday as the price of oil halted its decline, while still hovering near its lowest level in almost a year.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump spins a sunny solar tale

Jill Colvin and Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 8:25pm

President Donald Trump says the idea of putting solar panels on the wall he wants to build along the Mexico border sprang from his imagination. Actually, others proposed it, back when he was criticizing solar power as too expensive.