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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Market concerns about the quantity and quality of the U.S. winter wheat crop being harvested and the dry conditions in other wheat-producing nations have sparked an unexpected run up in recent weeks to wheat prices.Normally, ...more

AP News - Jul 04, 2015 1:36 AM

TOKYO (AP) — A fatal fire on Japan's bullet train, started by a man who self-immolated this week, has revealed blind spots in a system renowned for its speed, punctuality and safety record.Riding the Shinkansen feels like being in an airplane: a ...more

AP News - Jul 04, 2015 12:03 AM

AGUARAGUE NATIONAL PARK, Bolivia (AP) — In the vine-entangled forests of the Aguarague National Park, crude that seeped for decades out of abandoned wellheads saturates the soil and has stained the bedrock of creeks that provide water to the indigenous ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 8:38 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees settled their dispute over a marketing payment with a deal announced Friday that gives $3.5 million to charitable groups, saves the team $5.5 million and gets A-Rod the home run ball from his 3,000th hit.< ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 7:00 PM

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City is proposing regulations that would allow Uber and other smartphone-based ride-sharing apps to operate, while requiring drivers and cars to be registered, the city's Office of Legal and Legislative Studies said Friday.

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AP News - Jul 03, 2015 3:00 PM

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A 79-year old man suffering from incurable throat cancer has become the first Colombian to die by euthanasia with the full backing of the government.Ovidio Gonzalez died Friday in the western city of Pereira after weeks o ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 1:18 PM

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — The Bahamas attorney general expressed frustration Thursday with a decision by the developer of a $2.5 billion hotel-and-casino project in Nassau to file for bankruptcy protection in a U.S. court.Allyson Maynard-Gibson s ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 1:16 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti and Konstantinos Patronis' long-planned "dream trip" to the U.S. ended in New York City, where their three-week honeymoon quickly turned into a nightmare: Their Greek-issued credit and debit cards were suddenl ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 1:13 PM

More than a third of the U.S. population has health coverage through an insurer that either wants to make a huge acquisition or is about to be swallowed up in one.Aetna laid out a plan on Friday to spend around $35 billion to buy the Medicare Ad ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 1:02 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band's prankster heart by displaying its artifacts, skeletons-and-roses iconography included, in the sh ...more