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2 Norwegian shipping executives indicted in antitrust case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 11:03pm

Two Norwegian shipping executives have been indicted on charges that they participated in a sprawling antitrust conspiracy.

Trump heads to Asia for talks on trade, Iran, North Korea

Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 10:39pm

Heading into what is likely his most consequential overseas trip of the year, President Donald Trump will be forced to grapple with a flurry of international crises, tense negotiations and a growing global to-do list.

Whistleblower returns to Australian court over Afghan leak

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 10:39pm

An Australian army whistleblower charged with leaking secret documents to Australian Broadcasting Corp. reporters alleging misconduct in Afghanistan said on Thursday he welcomed state-owned ABC taking part in his case.

China's president, other leaders in Osaka for G-20 meetings

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 10:13pm

Chinese President Xi Jinping and other world leaders are gathering in Osaka for a summit of the Group of 20 major economies that is likely to be overshadowed by both trade and geopolitical tensions.

Huawei warns US patent curbs would hurt global tech

Dake Kang, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 9:48pm

Chinese tech giant Huawei warned Thursday a U.S. senator's proposal to block the company from pursuing damages in patent courts would be a "catastrophe for global innovation."

Asian shares rise on optimism around Trump-Xi meeting

Annabelle Liang, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 9:29pm

Asian stocks advanced Thursday ahead of a meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit in Japan this week.

Seoul sees US, NKorea diplomacy as contrast to Iran tensions

Adam Schreck and Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 9:09pm

The U.S. and North Korea feel the need to resume diplomacy and are trying to narrow their differences for new summit talks, a top South Korean official said Wednesday as he contrasted their efforts with the tensions surrounding Iran's collapsing nuclear accord.

Czech Cabinet survives no-confidence vote over PM's scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 8:34pm

The Czech coalition government led by populist Prime Minister Andrej Babis has survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament over European Union subsidies that were paid to his former business empire.

AP FACT CHECK: Dems' missteps on climate, wages in debate

Christopher Rubager, Seth Borenstein and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 7:48pm

This was no Trump rally. Ten Democrats kicked off the presidential debate season with a sober rendering of policy that featured a smattering of missteps on climate change, the economy and more but no whoppers.

Zuckerberg says company 'evaluating' deepfake video policy

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 5:02pm

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is evaluating how it should handle "deepfake" videos created with artificial intelligence and high-tech tools to yield false but realistic clips.

AP Explains: What happens when migrants arrive at US border

Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 4:08pm

The harrowing photo of a drowned toddler and her father along the Rio Grande has illustrated the risks migrants are willing to take to reach the U.S., even as increasingly hardline policies by President Donald Trump's administration aim to keep them out.

Germans get chance to kill virtual Nazis after rule change

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 4:04pm

Germans itching to shoot virtual Nazis will soon get a chance to do so, after a change in the rules concerning the use of forbidden symbols in video games.

Huawei loses trade-secret case, but jury awards no damages

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 3:46pm

A Texas jury ruled Wednesday that Chinese technology giant Huawei stole trade secrets from a Silicon Valley startup, but jurors declined to levy damages, saying Huawei didn't benefit from the theft.

Top restaurateur cleared in pregnancy discrimination trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 3:09pm

A jury in Napa Valley cleared the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group of wrongdoing in a pregnancy discrimination trial that ended Wednesday.

Iran: We will exceed uranium limits unless 3 Europeans act

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 3:04pm

Iran will exceed limits on low-enriched uranium set by the 2015 nuclear accord unless Britain, France and Germany take timely, practical steps to preserve the agreement that is "now in critical condition," the Iranian ambassador to the U.N. said Wednesday.

The Latest: Red Cross thanks Wayfair for donation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 2:58pm

The Latest on a protest by Wayfair employees over the company's furniture sale to a contractor that runs detention centers for migrant children in Texas. (all times local):

Micron and Conoco rise while Rollins, Eli Lilly fall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 2:52pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Wednesday:

4 siblings get prison time in tax cheat conspiracy

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 2:51pm

Four siblings each received sentences of less than a year in prison Wednesday, down from the nearly four years a judge said they would have faced if they had not cooperated against a lawyer who helped them evade taxes on more than $12 million inherited from their father.

Court: Who has right to defend 'Obamacare'?

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 2:32pm

A federal appeals court on Wednesday requested written arguments on whether the House of Representatives and numerous Democratic-leaning states can step in to appeal a federal judge's ruling that struck down President Barack Obama's health care law.

Immigrant siblings sentenced in death of cousin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 2:29pm

Two siblings who authorities say were in the U.S. illegally are headed to prison after entering plea agreements in the slaying of a relative who worked with them at a Michigan dairy farm.