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  • The Latest: Oil price seen remaining under pressure

    LONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local): 12:00 p.m. One sign the global economy is not as healthy as many had hoped has been the collapse in…

  • Oil supply seen outpacing demand, capping price

    PARIS (AP) — The International Energy Agency says oil supply is set to outpace demand this year, keeping a lid on any expected price increases. The organization, which advises countries on energy policy, said in…

  • Greek farmers block country’s main highway

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Farmers in northern Greece have blocked traffic on the country’s main highway, intensifying nationwide protests against budget austerity measures demanded by bailout lenders. Protest organizers said Tuesday that a tractor blockade…

  • What should be done with architecture of white supremacy?

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Growing up in the 1950s, William Bell had to enter Birmingham’s segregated Lyric Theatre though a side entrance, marked “COLORED,” that was walled-off from the elegant lobby. He climbed a dimly…

  • UK lawmakers say proposed spy law fails to protect privacy

    LONDON (AP) — U.K. lawmakers responsible for scrutinizing Britain’s intelligence agencies say there are not enough privacy safeguards in plans to strengthen the government’s powers to spy on the Internet. Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee…

  • Spain: Trash fire causes rail commuter chaos in Barcelona

    MADRID (AP) — Tens of thousands of commuters in the Spanish city of Barcelona are facing travel chaos as smoke from a fire filled railway tunnels and forced authorities to suspend train service. The city’s…

  • Why you shouldn’t pay taxes with a credit card

    For most Americans, paying taxes with a credit card isn’t wise, simply because of the math. Here’s how the numbers break down.

  • Belligerence as strategy: Pyongyang and its provocations

    In Japan, the prime minister said North Korea would be committing a “grave, provocative act” if it followed through on plans to launch a long-range rocket. South Korea warned of “searing consequences” if the launch…

  • Obama administration plans new high-level cyber official

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is creating a new high-level federal official to coordinate cybersecurity across civilian agencies and to work with military and intelligence counterparts, as part of its 2017 budget proposal announced…

  • Spain: Princess Cristina back in court for tax fraud trial

    PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain (AP) — Spain’s Princess Cristina was back in court Tuesday for trial along with 17 others, including her husband, on charges ranging from tax fraud to embezzlement. Cristina, sister of King…

  • Living with people they bite, Zika mosquitoes hard to fight

    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Mosquito-control workers are asking automotive retailers to get rid of old tires in the Florida Panhandle, lining up laboratories to test the insects for the Zika virus in New Orleans, and…

  • Sanofi reports flat 2015 earnings

    PARIS (AP) — French drug maker Sanofi says its bottom line was roughly stable last year as it advanced efforts to reshape its drug portfolio and pursue research and development tie-ups in oncology and diabetes.…

  • Gov’t report: Drop in uninsured in 8 states

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has implications for the presidential campaign. All…

  • Obama to release $4 trillion-plus budget for 2017

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is unveiling his eighth and final budget, a $4 trillion-plus proposal that’s freighted with liberal policy initiatives and new and familiar tax hikes — all sent to a dismissive…

  • World stocks down on growth jitters, Japan dives 5.4 percent

    Global markets sank Tuesday, led by a 5.4 percent slide in Tokyo, as renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks. Equity markets have been in a slump…