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Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 1:40am

As lawmakers head out of the Capitol for a five-week summer recess, they leave behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a painful fall.

Survivor sues in limo crash that killed 4 on Long Island

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 5:00am

A survivor of a crash on Long Island that killed four women when their limousine collided with a pickup truck has sued both drivers and the companies involved.

Polish plan to honor Portuguese-run supermarket sparks anger

Vanessa Gera, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 5:00am

Poland's government has postponed plans to bestow a top honor on the Portuguese businessman who runs popular discount supermarket chain Biedronka after a public outcry over the company's alleged exploitation of workers.

Judicial panel sends 3 former TEPCO executives to trial for alleged negligence in nuke crisis

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 5:00am

Judicial panel sends 3 former TEPCO executives to trial for alleged negligence in nuke crisis.

WikiLeaks says US spied on Japanese government, companies

Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 4:50am

The WikiLeaks website published documents Friday that it said shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and companies.

MGM Resorts hires former Nevada congressman to brand casino

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 4:20am

Former Nevada Congressman Steven Horsford is helping MGM Resorts International make sure the casino company keeps its word to Prince George's County officials and hires at least half its workforce for MGM National Harbor in Maryland from the county and contracts with minority-owned businesses.

Wastewater levels in Spokane River high due to drought

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 4:20am

While wastewater going into the Spokane River isn't new, because of the drought, effluent makes up more and more of the rivers water.

Report: Ride-hailing service Uber to put $1 billion in India

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 4:00am

Ride-hailing service Uber has announced a $1 billion investment for the Indian market for the next nine months as it hopes to expand services and products, news reports said Friday.

Unemployment, inflation stable in 19-nation eurozone

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 3:10am

Unemployment and inflation are stable in the 19-nation eurozone, with the level of joblessness in June standing at 11.1 percent for the third straight month.

Lloyds bank first half net income up 15 percent

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 2:40am

Lloyds Banking Group says first-half net income rose 18 percent to 677 million pounds ($1.05 billion) as the government-backed bank accelerated its recovery from the financial crisis.

Google rejects French order on world 'right to be forgotten'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 2:30am

Google is rejecting an order by the French data privacy agency to remove search results worldwide upon request, saying European law allowing the 'right to be forgotten' doesn't apply globally.

Northwest Georgia college banning tobacco on campus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 2:10am

Officials at a college in northwest Georgia are implementing a tobacco ban on campus.

November retrial date expected for former BP engineer

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 2:10am

Attorneys are eyeing a November retrial date for Kurt Mix, the former BP engineer charged with obstructing a federal investigation into the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Honda records 20 pct profit rise on yen, despite recalls

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 2:01am

Japanese automaker Honda reported Friday a 20 percent jump in fiscal first quarter profit on the back of a cheap yen that offset the damage from a massive air bag recall.

In Miami, Clinton set to call for lifting Cuba embargo

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 1:40am

Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday will call on Congress to end the trade embargo the U.S. has imposed against Cuba since 1962.

Airbus takes 290M euro charge for military transport crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 1:30am

Plane maker Airbus Group SE said Friday its net profit rose 5 percent in the second quarter to 732 million euros ($805 million) despite a one-time charge stemming from the crash of one of its military transport planes in Spain.

Patent awarded to University of Arkansas researcher for drug

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 1:20am

A researcher at the University of Arkansas has received a patent for a drug intended to treat hair loss.

Federal grant targets urban health disparities in Oklahoma

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 1:20am

Researchers at the University of Oklahoma's College of Nursing are using a $300,000 federal grant to focus on improving health and eliminating urban health disparities in the state.

Australian seated beside overweight passenger sues Etihad

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 12:50am

Etihad Airways said Friday that it will continue to fight a lawsuit by a passenger who says he was left with back pain because he was seated beside an overweight man on a 14-hour flight from the United Arab Emirates to Sydney.