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Justices adopt new privacy rules for cellphone tracking

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:39am

The Supreme Court says police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones.

Cartoonist who cited politics in firing finds new outlet

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:33am

A former Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial cartoonist who says he was fired because of his anti-Donald Trump drawings has found a new home for his work in Pittsburgh.

OPEC countries to pump more oil to contain price increase

Kiyoko Metzler and Geir Moulson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:29am

The OPEC oil countries agreed Friday to increase their combined production by almost 1 million barrels a day, though questions remain over some members' ability to do so amid domestic trouble and sanctions.

South Korean president in Russia to boost economic ties

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:22am

South Korean President Moon Jae-in visited Moscow Friday on a trip intended to boost bilateral economic ties.

Supreme Court says police generally need search warrant to collect information on where suspects used their cellphones

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:21am

Supreme Court says police generally need search warrant to collect information on where suspects used their cellphones.

Panel: Teamsters at Disney World violated labor law

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:19am

A labor relations panel has upheld most of a judge's ruling that a Teamsters union representing Disney World workers committed an unfair labor practice when it ignored members' requests to resign from the union.

Oil prices and energy companies jump as US stocks advance

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:12am

U.S. stocks are rising Friday morning as energy companies climb along with the price of oil. Oil producers in OPEC are discussing an increase in production, a step investors have expected for the last few weeks. Industrial and basic materials companies are rising as well while technology companies are mostly lower. The European Union is following through on its promise to put import taxes on $3.4 billion in U.S. goods including bourbon, peanut butter and orange juice in response to U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum.

Grocery chain apologizes to black man banned from store

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:11am

A black man who was told not to return to a Maine grocery store when he questioned whether he and his wife were being treated unfairly due to race has received an apology by the store.

New leaders tapped for Berlin film festival from 2020

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:06am

Carlo Chatrian, the director of the Locarno film festival, and German movie industry official Mariette Rissenbeek have been tapped to take charge of the Berlin International Film Festival starting in 2020.

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise as energy companies surge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:49am

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

The Latest: OPEC agrees to increase oil production

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:46am

The Latest on the OPEC meeting on oil production (all times local):

OPEC countries agree to oil output level that effectively increases production by almost 1 million barrels a day

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:40am

OPEC countries agree to oil output level that effectively increases production by almost 1 million barrels a day.

UK split by Brexit divide 2 years after vote to leave EU

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:36am

It's been two years since the shoppers and traders of London's Romford market voted by a wide margin for their country to leave the European Union.

Alabama Power tries to boost solar fees despite complaint

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:18am

Alabama Power Co. is seeking permission to raise fees on people with residential solar power systems even as it fights a complaint challenging the charges.

Kentucky governor downplays effect of EU tariffs on bourbon

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 6:56am

In comments at odds with his home state's whiskey distillers, Kentucky's Republican governor is downplaying fears that the European Union's retaliatory tariffs could disrupt the booming market for the Bluegrass state's iconic bourbon industry.

Airbus threatens to leave Britain in case of no-deal Brexit

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 6:44am

Aviation giant Airbus is threatening to leave Britain if the country exits the European Union without an agreement on trade relations, underscoring the concerns of business leaders who say the government is moving too slowly.

The Latest: Germany: Much work still undone before Brexit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 6:26am

The Latest on Britain's impending departure from the European Union and a business warning about Brexit's fallout (all times local):

Greece heads for bailout exit after deal with creditors

Nicholas Paphitis, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 6:20am

Greece's prime minister pledged Friday to stick to agreed reforms and budget targets after international creditors announced debt relief measures to wean the country off its eight-year bailout program, which ends in two months.

Rights body: Poland's laws on judges weaken corruption fight

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 6:12am

Europe's top human rights body has criticized the erosion of judicial independence in Poland and says this will also affect the country's ability to fight corruption.