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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.

The Latest: NY official threatens suit over GOP health bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:45am

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

Some shoppers fret when companies take over favorite brands

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:36am

Some shoppers are fretting about big companies they don't like taking over their favorite brands.

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.

New cyberattack causes mass disruption in Europe

Raphael Satter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:25am

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

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.

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Senate leaders scramble to save health bill amid defections

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:18am

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

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.

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.

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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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.