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  • Latest Obamacare repeal effort dies after opposition from 3 GOP senators

    The last-gasp effort to tear down Obamacare essentially died Monday as Maine Sen. Susan Collins joined two other Republican senators in opposing the push.
  • Main Street Minute: Big-name companies set to attend Phoenix job fair

    Big-name employers including Chase Bank and Chick-fil-A will have representatives ready to talk at a job fair in Phoenix on Monday.
  • North Korean diplomat says tweet by Trump ‘declared war’

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea’s top diplomat said Monday that a weekend tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump was a “declaration of war” and North Korea has the right to retaliate by shooting down U.S. bombers, even in international airspace. It was the latest escalation in a week of undiplomatic exchanges between North Korea […]
  • Target is raising minimum hourly wage to $15 by end of 2020

    NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. is raising its minimum hourly wage for workers to $11 starting next month and then to $15 by the end of 2020, a move it says will help it hire and keep the best employees and make shopping a better experience for customers. The initiative announced Monday is part […]
  • Trump’s new travel ban: Third time the charm?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration spent months hashing out new travel restrictions on more than a half-dozen countries, determined to avoid the chaos that accompanied President Donald Trump’s first travel ban. But critics say it’s a mystery why some countries are included and they believe Venezuela and North Korea were added to provide legal […]
  • Merkel wins 4th term but nationalists surge in German election

    Angela Merkel's conservative bloc won a lackluster victory in Germany's national election while the Alternative for Germany party won entry into parliament.
  • One dead in Tennessee church shooting, 7 more wounded

    Authorities in Tennessee say eight people were injured in a shooting at a church in the Nashville area.
  • ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ dethrones ‘It’ with $39M debut

    NEW YORK (AP) — The R-rated spy comedy “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” displaced the horror sensation “It” as the No. 1 film in North America, while the second “Lego Movie” spinoff of the year didn’t assemble the expected audience. The 20th Century Fox release opened with a weekend-leading $39 million debut, according to studio estimates […]
  • US sends message to North Korea with flight north of DMZ

    U.S. bombers and fighter escorts flew to the farthest point north of the border between North and South Korea by any such American aircraft this century.
  • Trump’s comments about anthem, Steph Curry inflame sports stars

    President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry.