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AP News - Jul 01, 2015 5:12 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press.The civil antitrust investigation by the ...more

AP News - Jul 01, 2015 5:06 PM

Stocks closed higher Wednesday as investors became optimistic that a deal could be struck on Greece's debt issues. Hopes were raised after Greece's government appeared to soften its stance toward its creditors. However, European officials ruled out any ...more

AP News - Jul 01, 2015 4:37 PM

Donald Trump says the golf industry supports him because "they know I'm right." Four leading golf organizations said he's wrong.The PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, USGA and PGA of America broke their silence Wednesday — but only briefly — to say that Trump ...more

AP News - Jul 01, 2015 2:29 PM

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberian officials confirmed a second Ebola case Wednesday in the same town where the disease was detected days earlier on the corpse of a teenager, seven weeks after the country was declared Ebola-free.The infected pers ...more

AP News - Jul 01, 2015 2:05 PM

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Uncle Pennybags is going to Hollywood.Lionsgate said Wednesday it will turn Monopoly — the ubiquitous American board game — into a feature length film, in collaboration with toy maker Hasbro.The announcement fo ...more

AP News - Jul 01, 2015 1:24 PM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's troubled power company has been forced to sell bonds once again to obtain capital and avoid defaulting on a $415 million debt payment due Wednesday with a worsening economic crisis in the U.S. territory.

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AP News - Jul 01, 2015 12:36 PM

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Don't mention the golden years to Michaelis Kotaras. Not after the 78-year-old got up early Wednesday to stand in line, twice, outside the National Bank of Greece for the privilege of going inside to withdraw 120 euros ($134,) les ...more

AP News - Jul 01, 2015 11:43 AM

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Officials confirm 2nd Ebola case in Liberia as health workers protest lack of hazard pay . ...more

AP News - Jul 01, 2015 10:56 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturing growth improved in June, helped by a jump in employment.The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, said Wednesday that its manufacturing index rose to 53.5 last month from 52.8 ...more

AP News - Jul 01, 2015 10:50 AM

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner is leading a Congressional delegation to Poland, part of a broader U.S. attempt to strengthen economic ties and reassure an ally nervous about Russian aggression in the region.B ...more