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Turkey uses tear gas to break up gay pride gathering

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 10:51am

Police in Istanbul have used tear gas and have detained activists who gathered to mark gay pride week after authorities banned their rally in the city. At least 19 activists have been detained.

'Dory' overwhelms 'Independence Day,' 'Shallows' surprises

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 9:50am

The tidal wave of "Finding Dory" overwhelmed the sputtering sequel "Independence Day: Resurgence," whose weekend debut was drowned out by the popular Pixar release in North American theaters.

Purdue University launches program to combat student debt

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 9:01am

Purdue University is enrolling the first round of students in a program that aims to combat student debt for those who promise to pay a share of their future earnings for a certain number of years after they graduate.

Fresh from the farm

Catherine Godbey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 8:41am

Using pasture-raised chickens from Danville, peaches from Hazel Green and squash from Falkville, cooks concocted dishes spotlighting local ingredients. Served on rustic wooden tables at the al fresco farmers market in downtown Decatur, the dinner represents an ever-growing trend of farm-to-table eating embraced by epicureans across the nation.

Program lets Boston commuters drive some, cycle the rest

Bob Salsberg, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 7:40am

Traffic is crawling bumper to bumper on Soldiers Field Road, a major artery leading to Cambridge and downtown Boston, as Mark Rabinsky parks his car near the Charles River, takes out his bike and prepares to cycle the rest of the way to his job at Harvard University.

Mideast indexes drop in first day of trading post-Brexit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 6:51am

Stocks tumbled in the Middle East on Sunday, the first day of trading since Britain voted to leave the European Union, following other market drops in the U.S. and worldwide.

The Latest: Labour member pens personal rebuke to Corbyn

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 5:50am

The Latest on Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union (all times local):

In Maine, sustainability showdown scraps seaweed shindig

Patrick Whittle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 5:30am

The Maine Seaweed Festival is a dream day for New England's natural food lovers, who spend the day munching on seaweed granola and schmoozing with kelp harvesters at a daylong party astride sun-splashed Casco Bay.

PM urges Australians to choose stability after Brexit vote

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 3:00am

Australia's prime minister used his official campaign launch on Sunday to warn against a change of government during the economic fallout from Britain's decision to leave the European Union.

Groups want Gov. Snyder to veto money for private schools

David Eggert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 2:20am

Gov. Rick Snyder is being pushed to veto $2.5 million in state spending that would assist private schools with the cost of complying with state requirements like employee background checks, immunization reporting and safety drills.

Britain's Labour party leader fires shadow foreign secretary

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 1:30am

British Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn has fired his shadow foreign secretary amid a dispute over his leadership in the aftermath of Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

Judge: US agency lacks authority to set rules on fracking

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 6:25pm

A judge ruled Tuesday that federal regulators lack the authority to set rules for hydraulic fracturing, dealing another setback to the Obama administration's efforts to tighten how fossil fuels are mined.

Judge won't hear media request at Prince estate hearing

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 6:20pm

The Minnesota judge overseeing Prince's estate case won't allow attorneys for several media companies to intervene in an upcoming hearing.

Bill Cunningham, NY Times fashion photographer, dies at 87

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 5:00pm

Bill Cunningham, a longtime fashion photographer for The New York Times known for taking pictures of everyday people on the streets of New York, has died. He was 87.

Indianapolis Colts owner buys Prince's Yellow Cloud guitar

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 4:50pm

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has purchased the Yellow Cloud electric guitar that Prince used in numerous concerts until the mid-1990s.

Theater, other venues offer sensory-friendly entertainment

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 3:30pm

A movie theater in Sioux Falls and other venues have begun offering entertainment that allows people with sensory processing issues or autism to have a good time.

Los Angeles group buys Bossier City casino after bankruptcy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 3:20pm

A Los Angeles investment group is buying DiamondJacks Casino in Bossier City.

Guyana and Brazil look to China to finance jungle highway

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 2:21pm

The governments of Guyana and Brazil will try to tap China's $10 billion Latin American infrastructure fund to finance a 350-mile jungle highway linking the two South American nations.

Striking nurses allege problems with replacement nurses

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 2:21pm

As a weeklong strike of nurses nears its end, union members at five Allina hospitals have lodged complaints alleging problems with replacement nurses.