Greek garbage collectors extend protest as trash mounds grow

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's municipal garbage collectors are extending an 11-day protest that has left mounds of festering refuse piled up across Athens amid high summer temperatures. ...

Consumer confidence rises in June

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers became more confident in June —with more Americans pleased by current conditions but slightly less hopeful about what the next six months hold. The C...

UK Treasury chief: keep British economy 'anchored' in Europe

BERLIN (AP) — Britain's Treasury chief has told a German audience that his country wants to keep its economy "anchored" in the European mainstream as it leaves the European Union. Ph...

Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will take up New Jersey's bid to allow sports betting at its casinos and racetracks. The justices say Tuesday they will review a lower court rulin...

The Latest: Iranians brush off US travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local): 5:30 a.m. Iranians a...

Trump says US on brink of become net exporter of energy

WASHINGTON (AP) — With U.S. exports of oil and natural gas surging, President Donald Trump says the U.S. is on the brink of becoming a net exporter of oil, gas and other resources. T...

Democrats aim to blast Trump for favoring wealthy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are out to capitalize on what they believe is growing public sentiment that President Donald Trump, the richest man to call the White House home, is turning his back on the...

Trump pushes 'energy week' and goal of exporting resources

WASHINGTON (AP) — With U.S. exports of oil and natural gas surging, President Donald Trump says the U.S. is on the brink of becoming a net exporter of oil, gas and other resources. T...

The Latest: 3 CNN journalists resign over retracted story

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a retracted CNN story about a supposed investigation in a Donald Trump associated and the head of a Russian investment fund (all times local): 8 p.m. ...

London's fire symptomatic of larger safety issues globally

LONDON (AP) — The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy. ...

Business Highlights

___ 'Like bombs': Bankrupt company's air bags still out there Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy, brought down by a scandal involving defective air bags blamed f...

Nebraska buildings housed Japanese-Americans during WWII

BOYS TOWN, Neb. (AP) — Some houses being torn down to make way for commercial development in eastern Nebraska once sheltered Japanese-Americans escaping forced internment on the West Coast after the U...

London's fire symptomatic of larger safety issues globally

LONDON (AP) — The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy. ...

New study of Seattle's $15 minimum wage says it costs jobs

SEATTLE (AP) — A new study of Seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law says it costs jobs, contrary to another new study released last week. The Seattle Times reports a University of W...

BMW announces $600M expansion as it celebrates 25 years

GREER, S.C. (AP) — BMW plans to invest an additional $600 million in its South Carolina plant and create 1,000 more jobs over the next four years. CEO Harald Krueger's announcement M...