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Frustrated with event ticketing? New ventures try to help

Jamie Stengle, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 8:09am

Event organizers hoping to eliminate ticket scams and huge markups in the secondary market are increasingly turning to companies that use technology to allow fans to buy and resell their tickets while putting caps on prices.

Lebanese president says Beirut will overcome economic crisis

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 6:41am

Lebanon's President Michel Aoun says his country will emerge from its difficult economic conditions by making decisions that boost production.

The Latest: A leaders' lunch for Trump, Macron in Biarritz

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 5:08am

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Trump arrives at summit in France of world leaders amid anxieties over global economic slowdown, trade war

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 5:06am

Trump arrives at summit in France of world leaders amid anxieties over global economic slowdown, trade war.

Coffee growers help reforest Mozambique's Mount Gorongosa

Andrew Meldrum, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 3:24am

A wiry woman, Querida Barequinha intently sorts through the coffee beans laid out on racks to dry in the sun, plucking out any that are cracked or misshapen.

The Latest: Boris Johnson touches down for his first G-7

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 3:02am

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The Latest: Iran says it test fires 'new missile'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 1:17am

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Disney Legends honor prompts Robert Downey Jr. pot story

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 12:59am

Robert Downey Jr. says he had a wild Disneyland ride in his younger days.

At global summit, Trump facing limits of go-it-alone stance

Zeke Miller, Darlene Superville and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 11:08pm

President Donald Trump arrived Saturday in France for an international summit with the leaders of the globe's economic powers as he confronts the consequences of his preference for going it alone, both in a sharply divided United States and an interconnected world.

Trump heads to France after ratcheting up China trade war

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 9:40pm

President Donald Trump is heading to France for an annual summit of leaders of the world's richest democracies.

Obi-Wan, Lizzie McGuire join new Disney Plus platform

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 9:39pm

Ewan McGregor is reprising his "Star Wars" role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new series, one of the many splashy projects that Disney is banking on to make its new streaming platform competitive.

Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going to Turkey

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 9:34pm

An Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington changed its listed destination to a port in Turkey early Saturday after Greece said it wouldn't risk its relations with America by aiding it.

Boeing gets new contract for replacement wings for A-10 jets

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 5:52pm

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing a contract for replacement wings for more than 100 A-10 jets, covering the remaining ground support jets still needing wing replacements.

Is Trump's economic team up for a trade war?

Josh Boak, Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 4:37pm

Facing a trade war against China that has shaken the global economy, President Donald Trump gathered his most trusted economic aides in the Oval Office.

Oklahoma City mulls vote on MAPS 4 sales tax extension

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 4:27pm

The Oklahoma City council is expected to set a citywide vote for a one-cent sales tax that would generate nearly $980 million over eight years to fund dozens of city projects, including money for social services like mental health and homelessness.

IMF dispatches technical staff team to Argentina

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 3:34pm

The International Monetary Fund is sending a technical team to Argentina on Saturday to discuss the policy plans of President Mauricio Macri's administration.

New 'Moana' attraction, 'Star Wars' hotel at Disney World

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 3:34pm

Disney officials say they plan to open an attraction based on the animated film "Moana" at Walt Disney World, and they announced the name of a "Star Wars"-themed hotel being planned for the Florida resort.

West Virginia AG sues opioid makers, says they hid risks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 3:18pm

West Virginia's top prosecutor filed suits Friday against the major opioid makers Johnson & Johnson and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA for misrepresenting the risks of their painkilling drugs.

Trump announces new retaliatory tariffs against China, bumping up taxes by 5 percentage points

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 3:11pm

Trump announces new retaliatory tariffs against China, bumping up taxes by 5 percentage points.