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15th Jun 2018 Homeowners should be wary of ?beware of dog? signs
DEAR MR. MYERS: We have two small dogs that we often let run around in our fenced yard. We also have ?Beware of Dog? signs posted on the fence and … Click to Continue »...

18th Jun 2018 Reports: Audi CEO detained in diesel emissions case
German authorities have detained the chief executive of Volkswagen's Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into manipulation of emissions controls. The dpa news agency said Volkswagen confirmed … Click to Continue »...

18th Jun 2018 EU extends sanctions against Russia for a year over Crimea
The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula in 2014. The EU said in a statement on Monday that it … Click to Continue »...

18th Jun 2018 Compulsive video-game playing now new mental health problem
The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing its young … Click to Continue »...

18th Jun 2018 Strong quake near Osaka, Japan, kills 3, knocks over walls
A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan on Monday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 300. A … Click to Continue »...

18th Jun 2018 Greek far-right lawmaker arrested on treason-linked charges
Greek anti-terrorism police in Athens have arrested an extreme far-right lawmaker on treason-linked charges, more than two days after he evaded arrest by speeding past a series of police highway … Click to Continue »...

18th Jun 2018 Spanish king's brother-in-law begins prison term for graft
The brother-in-law of Spain's King Felipe VI has begun serving a nearly six-year sentence for fraud and tax evasion, Spanish prison authorities said Monday. An official with the Interior Ministry's … Click to Continue »...

18th Jun 2018 Google to invest $550 million in Alibaba rival JD.com
Google said Monday that it will invest $550 million in Alibaba's main rival JD.com as the U.S. tech giant seeks to expand in fast-growing Asian e-commerce markets. Under the partnership, … Click to Continue »...

18th Jun 2018 EU trade commissioner says trade liberalization has momentum
Trade liberalization continues to have global momentum despite recent U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, the European trade commissioner said Monday as she launched free trade negotiations between the … Click to Continue »...

18th Jun 2018 World markets lower over tariffs, German tensions
Global stocks were mostly lower Monday on concerns over trade tensions as the U.S. and China scheduled the start of tariffs on each other's goods, and a row over migrants … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Giuliani says Trump may consider pardons after Russia probe
Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday the president might pardon his jailed, onetime campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once special counsel Robert Mueller's work wraps … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of discussion
The mayor and congressional delegate may top the ballot in Washington, D.C.'s primary on Tuesday, but the real drama for voters has to do with waiters, waitresses, bartenders and busboys. … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Audit: Nevada boards pay directors more than allowed by law
A Nevada audit has found that a number of state boards and commissions are breaking state law by paying their directors more than the governor. The Nevada Appeal reports the … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Hawaii, Japan airlines file for joint venture
Hawaiian Airlines and Japan Airlines have submitted paperwork seeking to join forces to potentially bring hundreds of thousands of more people to Hawaii. West Hawaii Today reports the airlines have … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 'Fun-Sized' tourism campaign reaps $1.9 million in bookings
Rhode Island officials say the state's new "Fun-Sized" tourism campaign is working to the tune of $1.9 million in hotel bookings. The Providence Journal reports the state's Commerce Corporation says … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Alaska theater company places employees on furlough
A regional theater company in Alaska has furloughed its employees after officials say it faced several years of financial problems. The Juneau Empire reports Perseverance Theatre management asked workers to … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Repairs underway on statue of famous New England harbor seal
Repairs are underway on the statue of a Maine harbor seal that is beloved by the town of Rockport. Harbormaster Abbie Leonard says the statue of Andre the Seal is … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 This Week: Oracle results; May home sales; Philly Fed survey
A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: SEEKING OUT THE ORACLE Silicon Valley software giant Oracle will report its fourth-quarter results on … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Sound Transit expects contracts by fall for rail extension
The Seattle-area public transit agency is expecting to award major construction contracts by the fall to extend the light rail to northern suburban cities. The Daily Herald reports Sound Transit … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea
A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Japan's exports, imports both grew in May amid trade tension
Japan's exports to the U.S. grew 5.8 percent in May from a year ago as shipments of machinery and vehicles rose, according to government data released Monday. Japan's imports from … Click to Continue »...

18th Jun 2018 Michael Hiltzik: Trump's trade stance misses mark
One doesn't normally look to the Federal Reserve System for radical economic prescriptions, but it's a good place to find reasoned economic analysis. A recent economic brief from the Federal … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Wisconsin woman's business earns $20M a year
When Kristina Pence-Dunow's marriage went south in 1997, she had two young children at home. To keep food on the table and a roof over their heads, she did what … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Wisconsin residents reminisce on 2008 flood
Ten years ago, southern Wisconsin was a wet mess. Dams failed, roads washed out, basements filled, businesses were lost, levees were breached and farmland flooded. The most dramatic event happened … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Hotel to open in downtown Stillwater
When it came time for developer Corey Burstad to find a partner for his $13.5 million hotel project in downtown Stillwater, he knew a standard chain wouldn't cut it. The … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Texas man continues family tradition crafting leather goods
It's silent in the small studio on the corner of Bell and Oak streets in downtown Denton, except for the scraping of metal on stone. In the same spot where … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Tyler summer camp teaches students to pilot, program drones
Up, up and away! One Tyler Junior College summer camp is teaching students to fly. Drones, that is. The faces of seven little campers are set in stone as they … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 'The Cereal History Exhibit' opens in Battle Creek
Those of us born in the early 1990s or before might remember the purple-and-green Reptar Crunch cereal that was released for just a couple months in 1999. It was a … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Growing new life for Poor Farm Barn
Steve Stier watches horses plow the Poor Farm Barn's new community garden with a smile. For him, it's a long-fought victory. "(Leelanau) County has owned this land, the Poor Farm, … Click to Continue »...

17th Jun 2018 Tribes push for international trade at Oklahoma conference
Citizen Potawatomi Nation Economic Development Director Jim Collard said the tribe has been close to having an international business take up residency at its Iron Horse Industrial Park. One of … Click to Continue »...

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