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Crash: US House candidate who beat Sanford undergoes surgery

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 6:16pm

A South Carolina lawmaker who's running for Congress underwent two major surgeries Sunday after being seriously injured in a recent road accident and they went "extremely well" with a full recovery expected, her spokesman said.

What's that extra in my online cart? Soon, maybe a sales tax

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 5:58pm

Attention shoppers: You may soon be paying more taxes on what you put in your online cart.

Corporate America increasingly avoids gun-industry business

Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 4:56pm

With Gary Ramey's fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website.

US restaurants host refugee chefs who offer a taste of home

Lorin Eleni Gill, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 4:15pm

At San Francisco's Tawla restaurant, Muna Anaee powdered her hands with flour and gently broke off a piece of golden dough to prepare bread eaten in Iraq, the country she fled with her family.

Trump lobs new threats against countries trading with the US

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 4:09pm

President Donald Trump is lobbing new threats against U.S. trade partners.

Railroad unloading oil from cars after Iowa derailment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 1:58pm

Crews are working to contain and clean up crude that spilled when an oil train derailed in northwestern Iowa.

Average gas price falls 6 cents a gallon; 1st drop in months

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 12:55pm

The average price of a regular gallon of gasoline fell 6 cents over the past two weeks, to $2.95.

'Jurassic World' sequel stomps its way to $150 million debut

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 12:02pm

The dinosaurs still rule the box office.

Saudi women in driver's seat as longstanding ban is lifted

Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 11:34am

Saudi women steered their way through busy city streets on Sunday, driving to work, running errands and relishing a new era in which they are allowed to drive and no longer need to rely on men to move around.

Blaine County continue to push public defense changes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:59am

County commissions in central Idaho say they are moving forward with a plan to establish an in-house public defense office rather than continue contracting lawyers to provide representation for poor people caught in the criminal justice system.

Things to Know about 2 Atlantic City casino reopenings

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:34am

When four of Atlantic City's 12 casinos shut down in 2014 and a fifth followed two years later, it seemed to many that the city's gambling industry was in an irreversible death spiral.

Egypt's president approves law for ride-hailing apps

Samy Magdy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 8:47am

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi approved a law governing popular ride-hailing apps Uber and Careem after the companies appealed a court ruling that revoked their licenses, the country's official gazette reported Sunday.

Gun industry sees banks as new threat to 2nd Amendment

Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 8:31am

With Gary Ramey's fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website.

US imported more seafood in 2017 than any prior year

Patrick Whittle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 8:23am

The United States imported more seafood last year than at any point in its history, and the nation's trade deficit in the sector is growing, federal data show.

Retailers experiment with blue lights to deter drug use

Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:43am

Colored bulbs cast an eerie blue glow in the restroom of a convenience store where people who inject heroin and other drugs have been seeking the relative privacy of the stalls to shoot up.

Etihad to loan pilots to competing UAE airline Emirates

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:29am

Long-haul airline Etihad Airways will loan pilots to competing Dubai-based carrier Emirates under a new program, officials acknowledged Sunday, marking a rare cooperation between the two state-owned carriers who operate only 115 kilometers (70 miles) apart.

Libya's UN-backed government says 3 abducted Turks released

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 6:27am

Libya's U.N.-backed government in Tripoli says three Turkish workers who were kidnapped last year in a southern Libyan town have been released.

UK euroskeptics urge PM May to prepare for 'no deal' Brexit

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 6:03am

Pro-Brexit politicians and business figures have urged British Prime Minister Theresa May to be ready to walk away from the European Union without a trade agreement, despite warnings from major manufacturers that a "no deal" Brexit would be an economic disaster.

Egypt raises military pensions amid austerity measures

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 3:11am

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has raised pensions for military personnel and salaries for civil servants by 15 percent amid a wave of price hikes linked to austerity measures.

Trump pushes tough immigration stance in Nevada appearance

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:11pm

Eager to keep the Republican Party in control of the Senate, President Donald Trump pressed his tough anti-illegal immigration stance before supporters Saturday, saying "we have to be very strong" as he sought to help boost the candidacy of a one-time critic.