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Qatar says Saudi Arabia invites it to summit amid boycott

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 8:08pm

The energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar says its ruling emir received a letter from the king of Saudi Arabia.

Air New Zealand orders 8 Boeing Dreamliners with GE engines

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 7:18pm

Air New Zealand announced Monday that it has ordered eight new Boeing Dreamliner planes with a list price of $2.7 billion.

Greek prime minister calls for early election after EU loss

Demetris Nellas, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 6:43pm

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called for an early national election following the defeat of his party at the European Parliament elections.

French government cautious on Fiat-Chrysler-Renault hookup

Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 4:13pm

France's government is sounding a note of caution about a possible alliance between French automaker Renault and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

Turnout for European Parliament elections at 50.5%, a 20-year high and 8 points higher than 2014, spokesman says

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 4:07pm

Turnout for European Parliament elections at 50.5%, a 20-year high and 8 points higher than 2014, spokesman says.

Pelley says complaints to execs led to evening news ouster

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 3:18pm

Former "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley says he lost that job because he wouldn't stop complaining to management about the hostile work environment for men and women.

Rep. John Lewis tells graduates to 'get in trouble'

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 1:25pm

U.S. Rep. John Lewis urged graduates of Framingham State University in Massachusetts on Sunday to "get in trouble" and to build "bridges, not walls."

Exit poll: Poland's ruling right-wing Law and Justice party leading in European Parliament vote with 42.4%

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 1:03pm

Exit poll: Poland's ruling right-wing Law and Justice party leading in European Parliament vote with 42.4%.

European Parliament projection indicates major losses for mainstream centrists, rise for far-right and Greens

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 12:43pm

European Parliament projection indicates major losses for mainstream centrists, rise for far-right and Greens.

Greens surge as German governing parties perform poorly

Geir Moulson, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 12:39pm

Germany's governing parties slid to their worst post-World War II showing in a nationwide election Sunday amid discontent with their stuttering performance over the past year, while the Greens surging to second place in the European Parliament vote amid increasing concern about climate change.

French far-right nationalist leader Marine Le Pen declares victory in European elections over Macron's party

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 12:36pm

French far-right nationalist leader Marine Le Pen declares victory in European elections over Macron's party.

French polling agency estimates show far-right National Rally expected to beat Macron's party in European elections

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 12:04pm

French polling agency estimates show far-right National Rally expected to beat Macron's party in European elections.

EU Parliament spokesman: Turnout for 27 nations excluding UK nears 51%, early figures show; highest in at least 20 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 12:02pm

EU Parliament spokesman: Turnout for 27 nations excluding UK nears 51%, early figures show; highest in at least 20 years.

'Aladdin' soars, but 'Booksmart' barely passes at box office

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 11:44am

Moviegoers voted with their dollars and chose the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.'s live-action remake of "Aladdin" crushed the competition at the box office, which included two new original R-rated films that opened as counterprogramming to the family pic: The critically acclaimed teen comedy "Booksmart" and the horror movie "Brightburn."

Teva settles with Oklahoma for $85 million in opioid case

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 10:56am

One of the drugmakers named in Oklahoma's lawsuit over the opioid crisis has agreed to a settlement in which it will pay the state $85 million.

Wisconsin's new Democratic governor, GOP not getting along

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 9:43am

Wisconsin's new Democratic governor and the Republicans who control the Legislature are having such a hard time getting along that even the signing of a seemingly innocuous, unanimously approved bill morphed into a partisan fight.

Brexit Party wins, Conservatives bashed in UK's EU voting

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 8:53am

Britain's governing Conservative Party was all but wiped out in the European Parliament election as voters sick of the country's stalled European Union exit flocked to uncompromisingly pro-Brexit or pro-EU parties.

Rent spikes, gig jobs among bills facing legislative action

Andrew Oxford, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 8:18am

The California Legislature faces key decisions this week, including trying to reign in police use of force, prevent rent spikes, and alter labor laws affecting workers in the gig economy. Friday is the deadline for the Assembly and Senate to pass or reject bills that originated in each chamber. If they survive, they will be considered by the opposing chamber before lawmakers adjourn in September.

Joining biking trails and bringing money to New England

Michael Casey, Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 7:28am

Looking to give an economic boost to rural parts of New England, one group is turning to mountain bikers for help.

German business with Iran down sharply as US sanctions bite

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 26th - 4:11am

A German business group says German companies' trade with Iran has declined sharply as the United States turns up the economic heat on Tehran.