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  • US probing possible airline collusion to keep fares high

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

  • Crude falls

    NEW YORK (AP) — Crude oil futures prices ended lower on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The near-month contract for the benchmark grade fell $2.51 — closing at $56.96 a barrel.

  • Gold down, silver flat

    NEW YORK (AP) — The July gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1169.00 an ounce — down $2.50. The current silver contract on the “NYMEX” closed at $15.56 an ounce…

  • Dollar higher

    NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. dollar is higher against other North American currencies in New York trading. It’s worth 1.26 Canadian dollars, up from late Tuesday. And the dollar is trading at 15.79 Mexican…

  • US probing possible airline collusion that kept fares high

    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…

  • Flo Rida, Jonathan Scott out of Miss USA, Macy’s dumps Trump

    NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Flo Rida, the Macy’s department store chain and HGTV “Property Brothers” star Jonathan Scott all had something in common on Wednesday: They’re the latest to distance themselves from Donald Trump…

  • US sues to block GE appliance business sale to Electrolux

    NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government is suing to stop Electrolux from buying General Electric’s appliance division, saying the combined company would dominate sales of kitchen appliances to customers like home builders, property managers,…

  • The Latest: Cash limits leave Greek retirees scared, angry

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece’s financial woes (all times local): ___ Greece’s 2.6 million pensioners have been hit particularly hard by the bank closings this week. Crowds of anxious, elderly Greeks…

  • Man gets prison time, $1M fine in military bribery case

    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A man extradited from Iraq in a military contract bribery case has been sentenced in Ohio to 2 1/2 years in prison. Metin Atilan (MEH’-tin AT’-il-ahn) also was fined $1 million…

  • After court ruling, Obama says more to do on health care

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Barack Obama says he wants to refocus on improving health care quality, expanding access and rooting out waste now that the Supreme Court has upheld a key element of his…

  • US stocks gain as Greece appears to be willing to negotiate

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved higher Wednesday on hopes that a deal between Greece and its creditors could be put together to prevent the country from exiting the euro. In deal news, Chubb…

  • Want a national day? Check a website in North Dakota

    NEW YORK (AP) — To most Americans, July 4 is Independence Day. But on Marlo Anderson’s calendar, it’s also Caesar Salad Day and Barbecued Spareribs Day. Anderson is the mastermind of the National Day Calendar,…

  • WWE seeking to block concussion-related lawsuits

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — World Wrestling Entertainment is asking a federal judge to block lawsuits by former wrestlers who claim they have suffered long-term health problems from concussions they received in the ring. The Stamford-based…

  • 3,000 baby floats recalled because they can deflate

    NEW YORK (AP) — About 3,000 inflatable baby floats are being recalled because they can deflate, posing a risk that a child could drown. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday that the seams…

  • Greece proceeds with vote plan as creditors rebuff overture

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Eurozone finance ministers decided Wednesday to break off talks on more aid for Greece until after it holds a weekend referendum, even as the Greek government pressed ahead with plans to…