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Justices side with business, government in information fight

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 8:28am

The Supreme Court is siding with businesses and the U.S. government in a ruling about the public's access to information.

Trump order seeks disclosure of hospital prices

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 8:23am

Administration officials say President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures.

Stocks start the week sideways ahead of trade talks

Damian J. Troise, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 8:16am

U.S. stocks moved sideways in early trading Monday on Wall Street after notching their third straight weekly win.

Supreme Court rejects early challenge to Trump steel tariffs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:56am

The Supreme Court is rejecting an early challenge to President Donald Trump's authority to impose tariffs on imported steel based on national security concerns.

Markets Right Now: Mixed start for stocks on Wall Street

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:45am

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

Senior Facebook executive says it would favor regulation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:42am

A senior Facebook executive says the social media site is in favor of regulation to address some of the dark problems of the internet.

Trump attacks Federal Reserve again, wants interest rate cut

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:32am

President Donald Trump is continuing efforts to pressure the U.S. central bank system, saying the stock markets and economic growth would be much higher if not for its actions.

France hosts Mediterranean conference without heads of state

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:19am

France is hosting a conference aimed at boosting cooperation between northern and southern Mediterranean countries, with senior government officials, non-governmental organizations, businesses and academics in attendance.

Trump suggests other countries pay US for protecting tankers

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:04am

President Donald Trump is suggesting the United States should not protect ships in the strategic Strait of Hormuz without compensation from other countries.

Ukrainian worker dies in Poland after employer abandons him

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 5:10am

A Ukrainian man who fainted on the job in Poland was found dead in a forest after his employer dropped him off there rather than call an ambulance.

Big rollers: Eldorado buys Caesars in deal valued at $17B

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 4:51am

Eldorado Resorts will buy Caesars in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $17.3 billion, creating a casino giant.

Eldorado Resorts will buy Caesars in a deal valued at more than $17 billion, creating a casino giant

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 4:17am

Eldorado Resorts will buy Caesars in a deal valued at more than $17 billion, creating a casino giant.

German business confidence dips further to near 5-year low

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 2:32am

A closely watched survey is showing that German business confidence has fallen to a near five-year low as managers' expectations for the coming six months have deteriorated.

Hunt steps up attacks on Johnson in UK leadership contest

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 2:01am

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt stepped up his attacks Monday on front-runner Boris Johnson in the race to become Britain's next prime minister, challenging him to face public scrutiny amid the fallout from a reported quarrel with his girlfriend that prompted a police visit.

For Turkey's Erdogan, a challenge in his former stronghold

Derek Gatopoulos and Zeynep Bilginsoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 1:04am

Turkey's opposition supporters partied long into the night after their candidate for Istanbul mayor beat a rival backed by long-time President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Taliban threaten Afghan media, say reporters to be targeted

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 1:04am

The Taliban have issued a threat to Afghan media, saying journalists will be targeted unless news outlets stop broadcasting what they describe as government propaganda against the insurgents.

New Zealand to start protecting bank deposits of most savers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 12:25am

New Zealand remains one of the few developed countries where people with bank savings have no recourse if their bank fails, but the government said Monday that's about to change.

Iranians say their 'bones breaking' under US sanctions

Nasser Karimi and Mohammad Nasiri, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:58pm

As the U.S. piles sanction after sanction on Iran, it's the average person who feels it the most.

China says US-China trade teams in contact ahead of G-20

Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:34pm

Chinese and U.S. trade negotiators are discussing ways to resolve disputes ahead of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit in Japan later this week, a Chinese official said Monday.