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Britain lifts laptop ban on some flights from Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:57am

Britain on Friday eased a ban on laptops and tablets in airline cabins, lifting the prohibition on some flights from Turkey.

The Latest: Trump calls for 51-vote majority but math is off

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:51am

The Latest on Republican-pushed legislation to repeal Obama's health care law (all times local):

The Latest: Outer Banks has few food options during outage

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:41am

The Latest on power loss on two North Carolina islands (all times local):

Couple hugged before lying on train tracks in suicide pact

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:31am

A conductor told investigators in Florida that he unsuccessfully tried to stop his train when he saw a couple hug and lie down on the tracks in an apparent suicide pact.

Grain higher, livestock lower

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:24am

Grain futures were higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Defense lawyer: Shkreli would lose $65 million if convicted

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:21am

A defense lawyer says former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli would lose a $65 million stake in a drug company he founded if he's convicted at his securities fraud trial.

The Latest: Pakistan's Imran Khan hails PM disqualification

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:11am

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US employment costs grew slower in second quarter

Matt Ott, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 8:01am

Wages and benefits paid to U.S. civilian workers grew more slowly in the second quarter.

Markets Right Now: Stocks start lower as retailers drop

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 7:44am

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The Latest: EU 'vigilant' on new US sanctions on Russia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 7:40am

The Latest on reaction to new U.S. sanctions on Russia (all times local):

Exxon 2Q profit doubles from a year ago but misses forecasts

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 7:40am

Exxon Mobil Corp. cut spending on oil exploration, helping boost earnings to $3.35 billion in the second quarter, doubling its historically low profit of a year ago.

US economy expanded at stronger 2.6 percent rate in Q2

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 7:33am

The U.S. economy revved up this spring after a weak start to the year, fueled by a surge in consumer spending. But the growth spurt still fell short of the optimistic goals President Donald Trump hopes to achieve through tax cuts and regulatory relief.

GOP blame-game begins after Senate sinks health care drive

Erica Werner and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 7:33am

Republican finger-pointing commenced after the Senate's dark-of-night defeat of the GOP's flagship effort to repeal much of the Obama health care law in a startling vote that dealt a blistering blow to President Donald Trump.

Russia sanctions bill heads to Trump, Moscow retaliates

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 7:33am

The Senate is sending a package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia to President Donald Trump to sign after the bill received overwhelming support in Congress. Moscow has already responded, ordering a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russia and closing the U.S. embassy's recreation retreat.

Russia orders cut in US diplomats in reaction to sanctions

Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 7:10am

Russia's Foreign Ministry ordered a reduction in the number of U.S. diplomats in Russia on Friday and said it was closing down a U.S. recreation retreat in response to fresh sanctions against Russia.

Croatian taxis protest Uber at height of tourism season

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 7:00am

Hundreds of Croatian taxi drivers protested Friday against Uber services, disrupting traffic at the height of the tourist season in the Adriatic country.

Latest fight at Illinois Capitol threatens money for schools

Sara Burnett, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 7:00am

Schools in Illinois could start classes in a few weeks without receiving any state money to help pay teachers, buy supplies or keep lights on, as a new front in the yearslong fight between the Republican governor and majority Democrats threatens funding for roughly 850 districts statewide.

Myanmar court agrees to speed up trial of journalists

Esther Htusan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 7:00am

A court in northern Myanmar agreed Friday to expedite the trial of three journalists charged with violating a law that provides up to three years' imprisonment for people who assist groups that are deemed illegal.

Stock markets slide as tech earnings underwhelm

Kelvin Chan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 6:41am

Global stocks slid on Friday as underwhelming earnings from Amazon and Twitter weighed on technology companies.

Spanish train crashes in Barcelona station; 53 hospitalized

Joseph Wilson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 28th - 6:41am

A Spanish commuter train crashed into a buffer early Friday at a station in northeastern Barcelona, tossing passengers to the floor and sending 53 people to the hospital, officials said.