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  • Summations expected in Hamptons rape trial of NYC executive

    RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Closing arguments are expected to be held Tuesday in the trial of a New York City investment banker accused of raping an Irish tourist on Long Island. Former Goldman Sachs executive…

  • Groups want review of Shell’s Arctic regulatory filings

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An ocean advocacy group and a university law clinic are petitioning the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an investigation of Royal Dutch Shell PLC and what the group call misstatements…

  • Apple’s Mac is selling strong, iPad not so much

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple’s iPhone was again the company’s star in the first three months of the year. The tech giant sold 61 million iPhones, or 40 percent more than in the same period…

  • Asian markets tepid ahead of major earnings, Fed meeting

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were lukewarm Tuesday, taking a cue from losses on Wall Street ahead of earnings from major Asian companies and the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s…

  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    The latest on Baltimore police-custody death: Massive fire at building under construction 9:30 p.m. A massive fire has broken out in a building that was under construction and the Baltimore mayor’s spokesman says it’s related…

  • PetroChina profit down 82 percent on low oil price

    BEIJING (AP) — State-owned PetroChina Ltd., Asia’s biggest oil and gas producer, says its quarterly profit declined 82 percent from a year earlier due to low oil prices. The Beijing-based company said it earned 6.2…

  • Tuna company, 2 managers charged in death of worker in oven

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bumble Bee Foods and two managers were charged by Los Angeles prosecutors Monday with violating safety regulations in the death of a worker who was cooked in an industrial oven with…

  • The Latest: Courthouse empties after Day 1 of Holmes trial

    5:55 p.m. MDT The Arapahoe County Justice Center in suburban Denver has emptied quickly after opening statements in the Colorado theater shooting trial. Victims and survivors left the same way they entered Monday morning —…

  • In post-quake aid rush, Nepal neighbors jockey for position

    BEIJING (AP) — Wedged between the two rising Asian powers of China and India, landlocked Nepal watched rescuers and offers of help pour in from both sides within hours of an earthquake that killed more…

  • Greek PM says initial deal in bailout talks ‘very close’

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s prime minister voiced hope that bailout talks between the cash-strapped country and its international creditors are “very close” to an initial deal, and ruled out early elections if the dragging…

  • GOP defense budget challenges Obama on Ukraine, Guantanamo

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP chairman of the House Armed Service Committee on Monday recommended a $604 billion defense budget for 2016 that challenges the White House because it includes lethal weapons for Ukraine, makes…

  • Truckers strike at huge seaport complex; impact minimal

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Truck drivers who haul goods from docks at the nation’s busiest seaport complex walked off the job Monday in a dispute over their earnings and employment status, but port officials said…

  • Heating fluid leaks at DuPont plant in Richmond

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A DuPont spokeswoman says a heating fluid leaked at a plant in Richmond, and 20 employees and two firefighters were taken to a hospital as a precaution. The Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1z7DeuM)…

  • Judge says Vermont law on genetically modified food stands

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont law that could make the state the first in the country to require labeling of genetically modified food has been allowed by a federal judge to stand for now…

  • Sharks near agreement to extend lease in San Jose

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks are close to finalizing an agreement to extend their lease at the SAP Center. Chief operating officer John Tortora issued a statement Monday saying the team…