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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

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 12:20 PM

KARITAINA, Greece (AP) — Ilias Mathes has protection against bank closures, capital controls and the slashing of his pension: 10 goats, some hens and a vegetable patch.If Greece's financial crisis deepens, as many believe it must, he can feed hi ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 11:57 AM

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police conducted mass arrests overnight, detaining about 200 people for ignoring a ban on public assembly in a neighborhood hit by late-night rioting after the death of a man in police custody.The arrests late ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 11:05 AM

PRAGUE (AP) — An official says low radioactivity has been unexpectedly detected in two places outside one of the two reactors at a Czech nuclear power plant.Temelin plant spokesman Marek Svitak says the radioactivity was at very low levels and p ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 10:34 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn't what it used to be.Pay is sluggish. Many part-timers can't find full-time work. And a diminished share of America ...more

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 10:20 AM

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

AP News - Jul 03, 2015 6:51 AM

PARIS (AP) — Uber is suspending its low-cost ride-hailing service in France, hoping to defuse an escalating legal dispute and sometimes-violent tensions with traditional French taxi drivers.The unusual concession comes after the stakes mounted t ...more