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Discrimination suits proceed against Fox, minus Roger Ailes

Tom Hays and Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 9:24am

Lawyers say the death of Fox News founder Roger Ailes won't slow down lawsuits by former employees who say they faced a hostile workplace.

Heavy snow and cold means diseases for wheat growers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 9:14am

Oregon wheat farmers, like their counterparts in Washington and Idaho, are using additional fungicide treatments to stave off stripe rust this year.

Senators' demands underscore McConnell's health care problem

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 9:05am

For Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, writing a Republican-only health care bill that can pass the Senate boils down to this question: How do you solve a problem like Dean, Lisa, Patrick, Ted, Rand and Susan?

EU expands sanctions against Congo to 16 people

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 9:05am

The European Union has extended it sanctions over the deteriorating situation in Congo, imposing travel bans and asset freezes on nine more senior security officials.

Egypt announces $2.49 billion package to cope with inflation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 9:05am

Egypt on Monday announced a $2.49 billion package of income tax discounts, bonuses for state employees, increased pension payments and cash subsidies for lower and middle income Egyptians to cope with soaring inflation.

New York students can apply for free college tuition June 7

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 9:05am

New York college students can apply for the state's free tuition plan beginning June 7.

Luxury goods sales seen growing despite uncertainties

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 9:05am

A new study predicts healthy growth in global luxury goods sales this year, even though the Manchester attack and changing U.S. travel policies bring uncertainty.

Albanians NGO files lawsuit against park hydropower project

Llazar Semini, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 8:53am

Albanian residents and a non-governmental organization have filed a lawsuit against the government for giving a permit to build a hydropower station in a protected valley.

Eurozone's top banker: stimulus needed despite higher growth

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 8:50am

The head of the European Central Bank says while the economy of the 19-nation eurozone is improving, it still needs substantial stimulus.

BA travel problems enter 3rd day as most services resume

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 8:43am

Travelers on British Airways faced a third day of delays and cancellations Monday, though most long-haul services were resumed, after a colossal IT failure over the weekend caused chaos for thousands of passengers.

Get ready for busy travel season; airlines could set record

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 8:34am

If you're planning a big vacation trip this summer, move over. You're going to have lots of company.

As Americans take on more debt, some pockets of concern

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 8:20am

After a stint of frugality, Americans have returned to their borrowing ways. But are they getting into the kinds of debt trouble that lead to recessions?

Vermont nude beach fans against parking lot, boardwalk

Wilson Ring, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 8:14am

For decades, the tiny, out-of-site beach at the south end of Vermont's fjord-like Lake Willoughby has been known as much for its nudity as its views of the clear, cold lake. Now, regulars fear its charm could be the area's undoing.

EU approves Areva-EDF nuclear reactor combination

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 7:00am

The European Union has approved the takeover of the reactor business of Areva by nuclear giant EDF in an all-French transaction, arguing it will not affect healthy competition in the sector.

Montenegro official prevented from transiting through Moscow

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 6:53am

Montenegro has strongly protested "inappropriate" conduct by Russian authorities against a senior ruling party leader who was prevented from changing planes at a Moscow airport.

World shares muted as investors await raft of economic data

Kelvin Chan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 6:32am

World stock markets were listless Monday as investors look to a raft of economic data this week and as holidays in several key markets crimped trading volume.

Poland investigates irregular property restitution cases

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 6:20am

A special Polish government commission is investigating irregularities in the restitution to private owners of Warsaw properties that were seized under communism.

Offices of search engine Yandex raided in Ukraine

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 5:10am

Ukraine's intelligence agency is searching the offices of Yandex, a Russia-based Internet company best known for its search engine.

Philadelphia's music legacy is vast but hard to find

Kristen By Groot, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 4:41am

Detroit has the Motown Museum. Mississippi has a blues trail. Memphis has Graceland, Sun Studio and the Stax Museum of American Soul.

Trump budget draws ire, concern from minority communities

Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 1:26am

Advocates for minority communities say President Donald Trump's proposed budget answers the question he famously posed to black Americans during his campaign: "What the hell do you have to lose?"