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Harley, stung by tariffs, shifts some production overseas

Ivan Moreno, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:48pm

Production of Harley-Davidson motorcycles sold in Europe will move from U.S. factories to facilities overseas, the Milwaukee-based company announced Monday, a consequence of the retaliatory tariffs the EU is imposing on American exports in an escalating trade war with the Trump administration.

Russian court extends Kremlin critic Navalny's probation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:44pm

A court in the Russian capital has extended opposition leader Alexei Navalny's probation, a ruling that maintains the pressure on the Kremlin's top critic.

2 more lawsuits challenge proposed mine near wilderness area

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:29pm

Environmental groups filed two more lawsuits Monday challenging the Interior Department's decision to reinstate the federal mineral rights leases for the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.

Govt forces Kenya Rugby Union to rehire 7s coach

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:26pm

The Kenya Rugby Union was forced to rehire national sevens coach Innocent Simiyu on Monday, four days after sacking him in a payments dispute.

Police: Man kills himself at Lowe's store in Alabama

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:20pm

Police say an employee at a Lowe's home improvement store in Alabama has killed himself inside the outlet.

Libyan forces say they have retaken oil ports

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:16pm

Libyan forces say they have regained full control of vital oil terminals in the east after a militia attacked the facilities two weeks ago.

Big spenders: S&P 500 stock buybacks set record in 1Q

Stan Choe, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:14pm

Flush with savings from lower tax bills and profits from a growing economy, big U.S. companies are spending a record amount buying back their own stock.

The Latest: Montana tribe can't account for $14.5 million

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:07pm

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APNewsBreak: Montana tribe can't account for $14.5 million

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:00pm

Montana's Crow Indian Tribe has been unable to account for $14.5 million it received for transportation programs, marking the second time in less than two years the tribe has been faulted for its handling of federal grant money, government investigators disclosed Monday.

The Latest: Trump says he was 'very happy' to sign order

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 12:56pm

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Stocks sink on reports US may limit tech exports, investment

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 12:54pm

U.S. stocks are on track for their biggest loss in more than two months Monday as reports that the Trump administration may limit technology exports and foreign investment are hurting tech companies. Indexes in Europe and Asia also fell.

US new-home sales climbed 6.7 percent in May

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 12:40pm

Sales of new U.S. homes jumped 6.7 percent in May, with purchases in the South accounting for all of the monthly gains.

UK lawmakers debating Heathrow expansion

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 12:24pm

British lawmakers debated Monday whether to expand Europe's biggest airport, a decision the government described as the most important for transportation in a generation.

Media merger would create 3rd-largest TV station group in US

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 12:04pm

Gray Television Inc. and Raycom Media Inc. are announcing a merger that would create the third-largest television broadcast group in the United States.

Supreme Court rules for American Express in credit card case

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:57am

The Supreme Court handed American Express a win Monday in a lawsuit over rules it imposes on merchants who accept its cards.

Gubernatorial races top Colorado's mid-term primaries

James Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:56am

Democrat Jared Polis, a five-term congressman, and Cary Kennedy, a former state treasurer, offer stands on schools, energy and public lands to the left of the centrist Democrat they want to succeed as Coloradans vote in gubernatorial primaries on Tuesday.

Damon Evans hired as athletic director at Maryland

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:33am

The University of Maryland has hired Damon Evans to be its athletic director, completing the transition that started in October when Kevin Anderson took a six-month sabbatical from the post.

Mnuchin dismisses reports of tech restrictions on China

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:30am

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is dismissing as "fake news" media reports that the Trump administration is readying restrictions this week on Chinese investment in American technology companies and high-tech exports to China.

US VP to focus on Venezuela in 3rd trip to Latin America

Sarah Dilorenzo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:26am

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will visit Latin America's largest and most populous nation this week, but the focus of his trip will be the deteriorating humanitarian situation in neighboring Venezuela.

After ban ends, Saudi women see new job in becoming drivers

Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:24am

Saudi women are driving freely through busy city streets for the first time after years of risking arrest if they dared to get behind the wheel. And with the longstanding ban now lifted, a new opportunity has emerged: Working as drivers.