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Canada temporarily shuts fishing areas to help right whales

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 11:32am

The Canadian government says it is taking steps to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales from encounters with fishing vessels and gear.

Pompeo: China engaging in 'predatory economics 101'

Jeff Karoub, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 11:29am

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China is engaging in "predatory economics 101" and an "unprecedented level of larceny" of intellectual property.

UK House of Lords renews Brexit headache for government

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 11:27am

Britain's House of Lords is making another attempt to win Parliament a greater say over the country's departure from the European Union.

Private jet once owned by Elvis Presley for sale _ again

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 11:24am

A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley that has sat on a runway in New Mexico for nearly four decades is back on the auction block.

Derailed train bursts into flames in southwest Indiana

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 11:23am

A freight train derailed in southwest Indiana and several train cars caught fire, possibly due to a propane leak, forcing the mandatory evacuation of nearby homes while authorities monitored air quality Monday, officials said.

US stocks dip as household goods, health care companies fall

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 11:18am

U.S. stocks are mostly lower Monday afternoon as household goods makers and health care companies slump. Energy companies are rising with oil prices while technology companies and smaller, more U.S.-focused companies are mixed. Indexes in Europe and Asia are lower, and Volkswagen is down after German authorities detained the CEO of its Audi division as part of an investigation into the manipulation of emissions controls.

Geraldine McCaughrean wins Carnegie children's book prize

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:56am

British writer Geraldine McCaughrean has won the prestigious Carnegie Medal for children's literature for "Where the World Ends."

Experts say auto tariffs would raise prices, cost jobs

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:48am

If President Donald Trump delivers on threats to slap 25 percent tariffs on imported automobiles and parts, experts say it will cut auto sales and cost jobs in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

The Latest: Smoke at derailment mostly from french fries

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:30am

The Latest on a freight train derailment and fire in Indiana (all times local):

Corruption trial begins in Buffalo Billion case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:28am

Defense lawyers told jurors at the start of a New York trial that they'll discover prosecutors were wrong to say a university president conspired with construction company executives to rig bids for upstate projects.

Apple sets up iPhones to relay location for 911 calls

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:27am

Apple is trying to drag the U.S.'s antiquated system for handling 911 calls into the 21st century.

EU extends restrictions on business in Crimean Peninsula

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:24am

The European Union said Monday it has extended restrictions on doing business with companies or officials in Ukraine's Crimea region and the city of Sevastopol for a year over Russia's annexation of the peninsula.

Critics scoff at UK govt claim of Brexit spending dividend

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:18am

British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled details Monday of a plan to boost health care funding by 3.4 percent a year, saying a "Brexit dividend" of cost savings would partly pay for the increase.

Markets Right Now: Stocks look to recover from early skid

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:12am

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

Court blocks 'millionaire tax' question from state ballot

Bob Salsberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:05am

Massachusetts' highest court on Monday struck down a proposed "millionaire tax" ballot question, blocking it from going before state voters in November and ending advocates' hopes for generating some $2 billion in additional revenue for education and transportation.

Kate Spade's funeral to be held in birthplace of Kansas City

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:56am

A funeral will be held for fashion designer Kate Spade this week in Kansas City, where she was born.

Man will admit to impersonating general for helicopter ride

Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:54am

A man accused of trying to impress a woman by landing a chartered helicopter at a North Carolina technology company plans to plead guilty to impersonating a three-star Army general and will concede that he was sane at the time, according to a new court filing.

Gas prices in Salt Lake City area continue to increase

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:49am

Gasoline prices in the Salt Lake City area continue to increase.

Celeb chef Samuelsson to open restaurant in Miami's Overtown

Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:42am

Miami is trying to rebuild a neighborhood that was once a vibrant center for black culture, and a celebrity chef is contributing what he does best: food.

Libyan airstrikes target group attacking oil ports

Samy Magdy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:42am

Libyan forces carried out airstrikes against a militia attacking key oil ports in the east, a spokesman said as Libya's national oil firm warned on Monday of further damage to oil infrastructure as well as environmental contamination in the north African country.