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  • Hacker attacks gambling websites, demands Bitcoin ransom

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A hacker shut down four New Jersey Internet gambling sites for half an hour last week and threatened more cyberattacks over the holiday weekend unless a ransom was paid using…

  • California right-to-die bill stalls with Catholics opposed

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Legislation that would have allowed terminally ill patients to legally end their lives in California stalled Tuesday amid fierce opposition from religious groups. The authors of the right-to-die bill did not…

  • Carnival aims to launch Miami to Cuba cruises in May

    The world’s largest cruise company could be heading to Cuba. Starting in May, Carnival Corp. plans to offer trips from Miami to the Caribbean island nation, the company announced Tuesday. Carnival says it would become…

  • New Sarah Palin book coming in November

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Palin has a new book coming out, with a new publisher. Regnery Publishing, a conservative press based in Washington, D.C., announced Tuesday that it is planning a November release for…

  • Rubio on US economy: ‘The old ways no longer work’

    CHICAGO (AP) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has jabbed rivals in both parties in his first major domestic policy speech as a presidential candidate. The Republican is outlining a plan to lower corporate tax rates,…

  • Qatar offshore rig faces months of repairs after accident

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A newly built Qatari offshore rig will need several months of repairs and maintenance after an accident off the Gulf nation’s coast, its owner said Tuesday. The accident involved…

  • Former Colorado mayor says he will run for Senate

    DENVER (AP) — A former head of Colorado’s Small Business Administration says he wants to challenge U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet. Greg Lopez says he will run for the Republican nomination next year. The GOP has…

  • US stocks head lower as Greece debt talks resume

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks headed lower Tuesday as European leaders met to discuss Greece’s strained finances. A plunge in commodity prices helped pull stocks in material producers down more than the rest of…

  • PGA Grand Slam to move from Trump Course in Los Angeles

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The PGA of America is moving its Grand Slam of Golf from Donald Trump’s golf course in Los Angeles, the first significant fallout for golf from the Republican presidential…

  • Rubio jabs both parties in economic pitch

    CHICAGO (AP) — Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio called for lower corporate tax rates, looser Internet regulation and broader college accreditation on Tuesday, in an economic policy speech that denounced the old ways of both…

  • The Latest: Greek banks not expected to reopen this week

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times Brussels local): ___ 7:10 p.m. A Greek official has conceded that the country’s banks are unlikely to reopen this week despite an earlier…

  • Clinton says Puerto Rican economy deserves ‘fair shot’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday said Congress and the Obama administration should help Puerto Rico restructure its debts under a Chapter 9 bankruptcy, saying the island commonwealth needs partners to “get on…

  • Lack of new Greek proposals leaves eurozone leaders on edge

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras strode into a summit of eurozone leaders with a beaming smile Tuesday, but was met with anger when it became clear he had no written proposal on…

  • Hawaiian, Alaska, Delta top rankings of on-time airlines

    Here are the government’s rankings of the leading airlines and their on-time performance for May. The federal government counts a flight as on time if it arrives within 14 minutes of schedule. 1. Hawaiian Airlines,…

  • US job openings stay high, but actual hiring falters in May

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Job openings stayed close to a 15-year high in May. It’s a sign that companies are expecting continued economic growth, but the level of advertised jobs hasn’t driven the same kind of…