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Target teams up with Disney to open shops

Target teams up with Disney to open shops this fall

Trump sends mixed messages to China on trade war

President Donald Trump is sending mixed messages about the U.S.-China trade war as leaders at a global summit in France push him to ease frictions with Beijing over tariffs and cooperate on other geopolitical challenges, including Iran

The Latest: Adviser says Trump has no regrets on…

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow says President Donald Trump is not having second thoughts about hiking tariffs on China, a move that further escalated the trade war that is rattling financial markets worldwide

Extinction bites: countries agree to protect sharks and rays

Countries have agreed to protect more than a dozen shark species at risk of extinction, in a move aimed at conserving some of the ocean's most awe-inspiring creatures who have themselves become prey to commercial fishing

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Best G-7 can do for global economy: just don't make it worse

The most the leaders of the Group of Seven can offer for the global economy is the simple promise not to make things any worse.

British airports to introduce 3D screening for carry-on bags

Putting small containers of liquids in plastic bags could soon be a thing of the past for airline passengers in Britain after the government announced plans to introduce 3D screening equipment for carry-on luggage at all major airports

AARP chief: How living to 100 changes our ideas about aging

AARP chief Jo Ann Jenkins talks to The Associated Press about rethinking aging, retirement and living until 100

German central bank chief warns against excessive…

The head of Germany's central bank is warning against taking an overly pessimistic view of the economy, days after the bank cautioned that Europe's biggest economy could enter a recession in the current quarter

Powerful, obscure law is basis for Trump 'order…

President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful, but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted "order" to U.S. businesses to cut ties in China

The Latest: 68 arrests reported at protest near G…

French authorities have detained 68 people taking part in a tense protest near the G-7 summit

Economic storm clouds hovering over Trump and…

Under the threatening clouds of a global economic slowdown, President Donald Trump is confronting the consequences of his preference to go it alone

After underwhelming first year, can casino…

Massachusetts' first Las Vegas-style casino is throwing itself a birthday bash with Aerosmith, New England Patriots cheerleaders and a huge cake

Books not bets: Nevada casino hotel to serve as…

University of Nevada, Reno officials have leased a downtown casino hotel tower for a year and turned it into a dorm for 1,300 students after a July 5 gas explosion shut down their two biggest residence halls. There's been less opposition than expected

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4 European countries agree on trade deal with Mercosur

Switzerland says the European Free Trade Association, a group of four countries outside the European Union, has largely concluded a free-trade agreement with the Mercosur bloc including Brazil

Frustrated with event ticketing? New ventures try…

With fans frustrated over everything from sold-out events to large markups of ticket prices on the secondary market, some event organizers are partnering with new companies that offer solutions

Obi-Wan, Lizzie McGuire join new Disney Plus…

Ewan McGregor is reprising his "Star Wars" role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new series

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's swerves on economy, guns…

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's week marked by a false claim that economists don't believe his trade disputes with China could spur recession, exaggerations on improvements in veterans' health care and misplaced blame on Obama for family separations

The Latest: Koch's twin: He was my best friend…

Billionaire industrialist David Koch's twin brother says he is mourning the man he calls his best friend despite a billion-dollar 1980s business dispute.

Is Trump's economic team up for a trade war?

President Donald Trump's economic advisers face questions about whether they are up to the challenges of his trade war against China

'Our bigger enemy': Trump escalates attack on Fed…

President Donald Trump has launched a furious and highly personal attack on the Federal Reserve and chairman Jerome Powell

US stocks tumble as US-China trade war rattles…

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 600 points Friday after the latest escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and China rattled investors

Judge orders woman in Capital One case to remain…

A U.S. judge on Friday ordered a woman accused of hacking Capital One and at least 30 other organizations to remain in custody pending trial because she is a flight risk and poses a physical danger to herself and others

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As Gannett, GateHouse merge, newspaper cost-cutting persists

As Gannett, GateHouse prepare to merge, cost-cutting and job losses at newspapers goes on

Top publishers sue Audible over planned captioning feature

Some of the country's top publishers are suing Audible, citing copyright infringement as they ask a federal judge to enjoin the audiobook producer-distributor's planned use of captions for an education-driven program