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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.

Senior Facebook executive says it would favor regulation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 2:42am

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

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.

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:04pm

A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves:

AP FACT CHECK: Obama is a silent partner in Trump's boasts

Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 10:48pm

President Donald Trump has a silent partner behind several of the accomplishments he likes to boast about: Barack Obama.

World shares mixed ahead of Trump-Xi meet at G-20 summit

Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 10:44pm

Global shares were mixed on Monday as investors watched for movement in the China-U.S. trade dispute ahead of a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping planned for this week in Osaka, Japan, at the Group of 20 summit.

Feds probe 'quality' of repairs on plane in Hawaii crash

Caleb Jones, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 10:29pm

Federal investigators will review repair and inspection records on the skydiving plane that became inverted before crashing shortly after takeoff on Oahu's North Shore, killing all 11 people on board in the deadliest civil aviation accident since 2011.

Chinese agricultural official picked to lead UN food agency

Giada Zampano, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 10:27pm

Qu Dongyu, China's deputy agricultural minister, was elected Sunday as the new director general of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, the first person from a Communist country to hold the influential FAO post.

Slurpees incoming! 7-Eleven begins delivery in public spaces

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 10:07pm

Craving a Slurpee from 7-Eleven but you're stuck in the park?

Train crash kills 4, injures at least 65 in Bangladesh

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 7:55pm

Five coaches on a Bangladesh express train veered off a railway bridge in northeastern Bangladesh, killing at least four people and injuring 65, officials said Monday, and a search of the wreckage for any people trapped was continuing.

Rescuers find 2 alive in collapsed building in Cambodia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 6:49pm

Rescuers on Monday found two survivors in the rubble of a building two days after it collapsed while under construction in a Cambodian beach town, killing at least 28 workers and injuring 26 others as they slept in the unfinished condominium that was doubling as their housing.

Secret gardens and co-ed styles hit Paris men's collections

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 4:50pm

A frothing cherub fountain constructed of striped fabric drew the eyes and camera lenses of VIP guests at Thom Browne's fantastical Paris Fashion Week show on Saturday. Here are highlights from Browne and other designers for spring-summer 2020 menswear, including the many houses showing co-ed collections.

Memorial proposed for fallen journalists year after shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 3:35pm

The publisher of a Maryland newspaper where a gunman killed five people last year is pushing for a national monument to fallen journalists.