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    GE to end more than 100-year run on Dow; Walgreens added

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — General Electric will be dropped from the Dow Jones industrial average next week, ending the conglomerate’s more than 100-year run in the 30-company blue chip index. S&P Dow Jones Indices said Tuesday that GE will be removed from the index before the open of trading next Tuesday. Its slot will go […]
  • Business

    Unionized MGM workers in Las Vegas voting to ratify contract

    Thousands of unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by MGM Resorts International are deciding whether to approve a new five-year contract.
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    Family separations at the border alarm child-welfare experts

    The sights and sounds are wrenching: A boy’s cries of “Papa! Papa!” for the father he had been separated from. Youngsters placed in chain-link cages in an old Texas warehouse. Parents begging to know what will happen to their children. Child welfare has always been a challenging profession; state and local agencies across America make […]
  • AP

    AP sources: Trump Jr cancels appearance at Bush fundraiser

    A dispute between two political families escalated Tuesday as Donald Trump Jr. canceled plans to raise money for the eldest son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.
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    Birthplace of singer, activist Nina Simone to be preserved

    TRYON, N.C. (AP) — The dilapidated wooden cottage in North Carolina that was the birthplace of singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone now has the protection of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The trust said in a news release Tuesday that it will develop and find a new use for the house in […]
  • Utah

    Teen said he took bomb to school to cause fear, police say

    ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A Utah teenager told police that he tried to blow up a homemade device in his backpack at school because he’d been looking at Islamic State propaganda and wanted to cause fear, according to a video of the conversation shown in court Monday. The 16-year-old’s interview with police was shown […]
  • Sports

    Banned ex-FIFA president Blatter in Russia for World Cup

    MOSCOW (AP) — Banned by FIFA, Sepp Blatter was back at the World Cup on Tuesday expecting to see two games and hopefully Russian President Vladimir Putin. The former FIFA president landed in Moscow to fulfil a two-year-old invitation from the host nation’s leader. Both did essential work to help ensure Russia won the tournament […]
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    ‘Don’t leave me, Mom’: Detainee tells of separation from son

    SEATTLE (AP) — The call came at mealtime — an anonymous threat demanding $5,000 or her son’s life. So Blanca Orantes-Lopez, her 8-year-old boy and his father packed up and left the Pacific surfing town of Puerto La Libertad in El Salvador and headed for the United States. Two months later, she sits in a […]
  • AP

    2 Wisconsin deaths attributed to storms

    Authorities have attributed another death in Wisconsin to the storms that caused widespread flooding in the Upper Midwest.
  • Utah

    Primary ballots delayed in Cache County

    Primary election ballots that were supposed to be mailed to voters have been delayed in northern Utah's Cache County.