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Swiss prepare tit-for-tat measure on stocks in spat with EU

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 11:48am

Switzerland is preparing to hit back against the European Union in a standoff over bilateral relations between the rich Alpine country and the 28-nation bloc that surrounds it.

Snake on a mailbox halts mail delivery until it's relocated

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 11:35am

The Postal Service Creed covers rain, snow, heat and gloom of night, but it says nothing about snakes on a mailbox.

Warner Bros. names BBC's Ann Sarnoff as its new CEO

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:58am

BBC executive Ann Sarnoff was named chief of Warner Bros. on Monday, making her the first woman to head the movie studio in its 96-year history. Her appointment follows the departure in March of Kevin Tsujihara, who stepped down after misconduct allegations.

Montana Rail Link gets $3.5M grant to design safety system

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:34am

Montana Rail Link has been awarded a $3.5 million federal grant to design a safety system for a railway between southern Montana and northern Idaho.

After big win, new Istanbul mayor hopes to mend party fences

Zeynep Bilginsoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:06am

Voters in Istanbul delivered a stunning victory to Turkey's secular opposition in a repeat election for mayor Sunday. The opposition candidate, Ekrem Imamoglu, finished way ahead, breaking the grip of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party on Turkey's most important city. Here's a look at what happened and the options facing Istanbul's next mayor:

Tariffs weighing on manufacturers' optimism, survey shows

Joyce M. Rosenberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:59am

Manufacturers see the Trump administration's trade policies as a bigger challenge than the economy.

Trump order seeks disclosure of hospital prices

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:33am

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to keep costs down , administration officials said.

Mercedes-Benz to assemble cars in Egypt with local partner

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:22am

German automaker Daimler AG says its Mercedes-Benz luxury brand plans to assemble cars in Egypt in cooperation with a local partner.

US pushes Palestinian economic plan amid doubts, hostility

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:18am

Despite withering criticism, charges of hypocrisy and outright rejection from the intended beneficiaries, the Trump administration is plowing ahead with a $50 billion economic proposal to aid the Palestinians and hopes it will drive a much-anticipated but unseen Mideast peace plan.

Alaska's largest airport may add hotel to Anchorage site

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:13am

Alaska's largest airport is considering the addition of a hotel to the facility, officials said.

Supreme Court to review insurers' Obamacare claims for $12B

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:10am

The Supreme Court will decide whether insurance companies can collect $12 billion from the federal government to cover their losses in the early years of the health care law championed by President Barack Obama.

Supreme Court rejects early challenge to Trump steel tariffs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:03am

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.

Grains mostly lower livestock lower

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 8:52am

Grain futures were mostly lower Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

High court strikes down 'scandalous' part of trademark law

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 8:35am

The Supreme Court struck down a section of federal law Monday that prevented businesses from registering trademarks seen as scandalous or immoral, handing a victory to California fashion brand FUCT.

Palestinians stage protests against Mideast peace conference

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

Hundreds of Palestinians protested throughout the West Bank against this week's economic conference in Bahrain that will kick off the Trump administration's plan for Mideast peace.

Justices side with business, government in information fight

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 8:28am

The Supreme Court sided with businesses and the U.S. government Monday in a ruling about the public's access to information, telling a South Dakota newspaper it can't get the data it was seeking.

Slurpees incoming! 7-Eleven begins delivery in public spaces

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 8:22am

Craving a Slurpee from but lacking the motivation to get off a park bench?

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 midday trading Monday on Wall Street after notching their third straight weekly win.

Markets Right Now: Stocks trade mixed on Wall Street

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

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