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Sunnei to Palm Angels, streetwear in fashion focus in Milan

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 11:49am

Youthful dressing and streetwear were in focus on the third day of Milan Fashion Week previews of (mostly) menswear for next spring and summer.

Pompeo tries rallying foreign leaders in alleged oil attacks

Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 11:04am

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is reaching out to wary foreign leaders to frame alleged Iranian attacks in a Middle East oil shipping route as a problem for the world at large, especially for Asian countries vitally dependent on that oil.

Texas governor OKs budget with $1M gun storage safety effort

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 10:31am

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has approved a spending bill that includes a $1 million public safety campaign for firearm storage.

Boeing CEO concedes 'mistake' with planes in 2 fatal crashes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 10:24am

The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a "mistake" in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets before two crashes of the top-selling plane killed 346 people, and he promised transparency as the U.S. aircraft maker tries to get the grounded model back in flight.

California mulls adopting portions of despised Trump tax law

Adam Beam, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 10:18am

California's liberal Legislature wants to give poor people a lot more money in their state tax refunds each year, including an extra $1,000 for people who earn less than $30,000 a year and have at least one child under 6.

Boeing CEO acknowledges 'mistake' in handling of cockpit warning problem before Max jet crashes in Ethiopia, Indonesia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 10:17am

Boeing CEO acknowledges 'mistake' in handling of cockpit warning problem before Max jet crashes in Ethiopia, Indonesia.

Record number of African migrants coming to Mexican border

Andrew Selsky and Patrick Whittle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 10:15am

Undaunted by a dangerous journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic hardship and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the U.S.-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers, surprising Border Patrol agents more accustomed to Spanish-speaking migrants.

Franchise fatigue continues with 'Men in Black' and 'Shaft'

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 9:39am

Brand familiarity isn't everything when it comes to attracting audiences to the multiplex, and Hollywood is learning that lesson the hard way this summer with a slew of underperforming sequels and reboots. That so-called franchise fatigue came to a head this weekend with the releases of "Men in Black: International" and "Shaft."

US maple syrup production up despite shorter season

Lisa Rathke, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 9:13am

U.S. maple syrup production increased slightly this year, even though the sap-collecting season was shorter than last year's, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Mexico: 791 migrants found packed in 4 tractor-trailers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 9:09am

Mexican authorities say they have intercepted four trucks packed with nearly 800 migrants in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz.

Massive South American blackout, 44 million without power

Paul Byrne and Patricia Luna, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 7:33am

A massive blackout left more than 44 million people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries' interconnected power grid. Authorities were working frantically to restore power but only about a half a million in Argentina had electricity back by early afternoon.

Will it work? Glitzy casino opening on industrial waterfront

Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 6:43am

A $28 million statue of Popeye by the artist Jeff Koons. Luxury, "European-style" water shuttles. Five-star hotel rooms starting at about $650 a night.

Extinction Rebellion postpones Heathrow drone protest plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 5:44am

The environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion has postponed a plan to shut down London's Heathrow Airport with drones after it was criticized by politicians and police.

The Latest: Pompeo stresses diplomacy in Gulf crisis

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 12:51am

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Saudi crown prince accuses rival Iran of tanker attacks

Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 16th - 12:38am

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront Iranian threats to its security. He joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter rival Iran of being behind the attacks on two oil tankers traveling near the Strait of Hormuz, a vital trade route for Arabian energy exports.

New Mexico film industry up amid abortion fights elsewhere

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 6:35pm

New Mexico's film industry appears to be on the brink of a boom thanks to abortion law controversies in other states and expanded incentives.

Target's tech trouble clogs stores with long checkout lines

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 2:55pm

A glitch stalled checkout lines at Target stores worldwide Saturday, exasperating shoppers and potentially eating into sales at a prime time for retailers, the day before Father's Day.

Oregon city stops jailing poor who can't pay court debts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 2:38pm

The eastern Oregon city of Pendleton has stopped jailing people unable to pay fines, a city official said, following the settlement of a federal lawsuit contending city officials were running a debtors' prison.

Ohio hospital faces lawsuits over Legionnaires' outbreak

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 2:25pm

Two people who say they contracted Legionnaires' disease at newly opened Ohio hospital have sued the facility and its health system.

The Latest: Yemen's Houthi rebels launch Saudi drone attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 11:23am

The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local):