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LDS Church 'troubled' by separation of families at border

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The church said the U.S. government’s actions are “harmful to families, especially to...

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Lawsuits challenge efforts to push abstinence-only on teens

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Several affiliates of Planned Parenthood sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday over its efforts to impose an abstinence-only focus on its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program that has served more than 1 million young people. The lawsuits were filed in...


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US stocks finish mostly higher as energy companies climb

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NEW YORK (AP) — Oil prices and energy companies rallied Friday after OPEC said it will produce more oil, but not as much as investors feared. While trade tensions remained in the headlines, U.S. stocks finished slightly higher at the end of a bumpy week. U.S. crude futures jumped 4.6 percent after...


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Ship with reported norovirus outbreak stops in Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report an outbreak of norovirus on a cruise ship in Alaska. KTOO public media reports 73 people have reported getting sick on the Holland America cruise ship Zaandam. The ship, which is carrying more than 2,000 passengers and...


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Mexican players can have beef again at the World Cup

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MOSCOW (AP) — Mexico’s mantra for this World Cup is “No Excuses,” and that includes no complaining about the menu. The team brought two tons of food to Russia, along with everything necessary to make their players’ favorites, including traditional tacos, cheesy quesadillas and, of course, their hot...


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Trump's tariff threats suddenly look very real for Germany's car industry

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. STUTTGART, Germany - For as long as Donald Trump has been president, he has been threatening to slap tariffs on foreign carmakers to stop flashy German vehicles from “flooding” American streets. On Friday, he repeated the threat and attached a specific number,...


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Greek leader dons tie in sartorial relief over bailout end

Greece Bailout Fashion

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has donned a tie, for the first time in more than three years in office, to celebrate the debt relief deal agreed by the country’s creditors. Tsipras sported the burgundy tie with a white shirt and blue suit during a speech Friday to...


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Trump has long threatened to hike tariffs on European cars. German auto workers now fear

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. STUTTGART, Germany - For as long as Donald Trump has been president, he has been threatening to slap tariffs on foreign car makers to stop flashy German vehicles from “flooding” American streets. On Friday, he repeated the threat and attached a specific number,...


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Trump has long threatened to hike tariffs on European cars. German auto workers now fear

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. STUTTGART, Germany - For as long as Donald Trump has been president, he has been threatening to slap tariffs on foreign car makers to stop flashy German vehicles from “flooding” American streets. On Friday, he repeated the threat and attached a specific number,...


Business

Greece's Aegean in $5.8 billion deal for new Airbus planes

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s dominant Aegean Airlines says it has signed a 5 billion-euro ($5.8 billion) deal with Airbus to buy up to 42 new A320 neo passenger aircraft. Aegean chairman Eftychios Vassilakis said the company will be buying 30-42 planes in an investment necessary to expand...


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Arizona-to-Hawaii flight returns to airport with gauge issue

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say an American Airlines flight from Arizona to Hawaii had to return to the Phoenix airport because of a problem with an exhaust gas temperature gauge. They say Flight 692 circled Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport a few times Thursday to burn off fuel so an...


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