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UK Parliament investigates cyberattack on user…

British officials are investigating a cyberattack on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts."

The Latest: 34 UK high-rise buildings fail fire…

Britain's government now says cladding samples from 34 high-rise apartment towers across the country have failed fire safety tests

SeaWorld Is Being Investigated For Its Response…

Two government agencies have subpoenaed SeaWorld officials about how they responded to the fallout from the "Blackfish" documentary.

Illinois could be 1st state with 'junk' credit…

Illinois is on track to become the first U.S. state to have its credit rating downgraded to "junk" status, which would deepen its multibillion-dollar deficit and cost taxpayers more for years to come

Trump, Pence to attend Treasury Secretary Mnuchin…

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence plan to be among the guests as Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin weds a Scottish actress.

Russia's Putin: Top goal for journalists is 'do…

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the most important principle for journalists should be to avoid upsetting those featured in their writing and broadcasting

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What's Up With George Clooney's Tequila Company?

A spirits company based in the U.K. will purchase Casamigos Tequila for up to $1 billion.

Italian PM 'guarantees' savers' accounts in 2 troubled banks

Italy's premier says holders of accounts in 2 troubled Italian banks will have their savings guaranteed despite insolvency proceedings

After demands aired, solution to Qatar crisis…

Faced with a sweeping set of demands, Qatar insists it can easily survive the economic and diplomatic steps its neighbors have taken to try to pressure it into compliance

Court says Iowa lottery rigging investigation…

The Iowa Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of a lottery security expert charged with attempting to claim a $16.5 million Iowa jackpot that he rigged

Trump admin OKs drone sale to India, manufacturer…

The Trump administration is set to authorize the $2 billion sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India

Ivanka Trump ordered to testify in dispute with…

A New York judge says Ivanka Trump must testify in a dispute with an Italian shoemaker over one of her company's shoe designs

5 GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to…

Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller has become the fifth GOP senator to say he opposes his party's bill scuttling much of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul

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Sears closes another 20 stores

Sears Holdings Corp. is closing another 20 stores _ 18 Sears stores and two Kmart stores _ as the ailing retailer tries to turn around its business

ECB: 2 troubled Italian banks failing, to face insolvency

The European Central Bank has pulled the plug on two troubled Italian banks, sending them into insolvency proceedings as it pushes ahead with efforts to clean up weak banks holding back the economy

Google to stop reading your Gmail to help sell ads

Google is going to stop reading your Gmail in search of opportunities to sell ads

US indexes inch higher as energy stocks claw from…

U.S. indexes inched higher Friday as energy stocks clawed back some of their sharp losses from earlier in the week.

Clarification: Science Says-Too Hot To Fly story

Clarification: Science Says-Too Hot To Fly story

Honda denies covering up dangers of Takata air…

Honda is going public in an effort to debunk claims by lawyers that it knew about the hazards of exploding Takata air bag inflators nearly two decades ago but covered them up

Mountain Valley review finds limited environmental impacts

Federal regulators are scheduled to release an assessment of the environmental impacts of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would part of Virginia

Snyder urges Michigan House to OK incentives for…

Gov. Rick Snyder is urging the Republican-led state House to pass economic development incentives when it meets in July, saying there's still time to lure Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn to Michigan

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Kansas jury awards $218M to farmers in Syngenta…

A federal jury in Kansas has awarded nearly $218 million to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over the company's introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed

Italian farmers alarmed as dry spell prompts…

Italy's farm lobby is warning that agricultural production is plummeting nationwide because of a prolonged heat and dry spell that prompted authorities to ration water and declare a state of emergency in some areas