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Steel pipe company CEOs push for waivers from Trump's tariff

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:34am

Joel Johnson examines the shipping labels on 35-ton coils of American-made steel that will be unspooled, bent and welded into rounded sections of pipe.

Mnuchin dismisses reports of tech restrictions on China

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:33am

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.

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Harley, stung by tariffs, shifts some production overseas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:32am

Harley-Davidson, up against spiraling costs from tariffs, will begin to shift the production of motorcycles headed for Europe from the U.S. to factories overseas.

Supreme Court rules for American Express in credit card case

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:28am

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

US new-home sales climbed 6.7 percent in May

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:22am

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

Official says center not at risk of losing Medicaid license

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:01am

An Idaho health care facility has been at risk three times in recent months of losing its license to accept Medicaid.

World Food Prize goes to an economist and a doctor

David Pitt, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:43am

The World Food Prize will be awarded this year to two men who have dedicated their careers to improving the availability of nutritious food for pregnant women and children in an effort to reduce the effects of malnutrition in developing countries.

Carnival shares sink on outlook, cost concerns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:34am

Carnival Corp. shares tumbled Monday after the cruise operator gave a weaker-than-expected outlook, citing growing fuel costs.

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

Sarah Dilorenzo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:24am

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.

Stocks fall on report US may limit tech exports to China

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:18am

U.S. stocks are falling Monday morning following losses in Europe and Asia, and technology companies are skidding after The Wall Street Journal reported that the Trump administration plans to limit high-tech exports to China and will limit Chinese investment in American technology companies. Harley-Davidson is falling after it said it will shift the production of some motorcycles to Europe in response to taxes the EU put on U.S. exports.

The Latest: GOP leaders weigh separate bill on families

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:04am

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Sales of new U.S. homes jumped 6.7 percent in May; South accounts for all of monthly sales growth

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 8:04am

Sales of new U.S. homes jumped 6.7 percent in May; South accounts for all of monthly sales growth.

GE selling distributed power unit for $3.25B

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 7:58am

GE is selling its distributed power unit to Advent International for $3.25 billion as it continues to shed businesses.

Markets Right Now: Stocks opening down on Wall Street Monday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 7:45am

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Proposal to replace Lewis River Bridge in Yellowstone

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 7:38am

The National Park Service is taking public comments on a proposal to replace the bridge over the Lewis River in Yellowstone National Park.

China, EU to form group to modernize global trade rules

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 7:28am

China and the European Union agreed Monday to launch a group that will work to update global trade rules to address technology policy, subsidies and other emerging irritants and preserve support for international trade amid U.S. threats of import controls.

Videos: Iran protesters confront police at parliament

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 7:04am

Protesters angered by Iran's cratering economy confronted police in front of parliament on Monday, with security forces firing tear gas at them, according to online videos, the first such confrontation after similar demonstrations rocked the country at the start of the year.

Global stocks sink on trade worries, oil mixed

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 6:19am

Global stock markets sank Monday and oil prices were mixed amid simmering worries about U.S.-Chinese trade tensions.

UK lawmakers set to decide on Heathrow expansion

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 6:12am

British lawmakers are set to vote Monday on whether to expand Europe's biggest airport in what the government has described as the most important transportation decision in a generation.

Small plane crashes after takeoff in Guinea, killing 4

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 6:06am

Guinea's transport ministry says four people are dead after a small plane crashed after takeoff from the capital, Conakry.