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  • Environmentalists file 2 more challenges to Minnesota mine

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Environmental groups have filed two more lawsuits challenging the Interior Department’s decision to reinstate the federal mineral rights leases for the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota. One of the lawsuits was filed Monday by three national groups: The Wilderness Society, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Izaak Walton […]
  • Georgia teacher’s last request helps children in need

    CUMMING, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia teacher found a way to help needy students even after she was gone. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Tammy Wadell died June 9 after a prolonged illness. Instead of flowers, people brought backpacks filled with school supplies to her June 12 funeral. Her family said helping children in need […]
  • Migrant detainees to be housed at 2 bases in Texas

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska (AP) — U.S. defense officials say the Trump administration has chosen two military bases in Texas — Fort Bliss and Goodfellow Air Force Base — to house detained migrants. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak on the record about a pending announcement. […]
  • APNewsBreak: Montana tribe can’t account for $14.5 million

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Investigators say Montana’s Crow Indian Tribe cannot account for $14.5 million in federal transportation funding it received over a four-year period. The U.S. Interior Department’s Office of Inspector General on Monday issued findings from an audit of a contract that provided federal money to build and maintain highways, bridges and transit […]
  • Manafort appeals jailing, civil case against Mueller

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman is appealing a judge’s decision to jail him while he awaits trial on several felony charges. Attorneys for Paul Manafort filed court papers Monday saying they want a federal appeals court to review the order by U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson. Separately, they also are […]
  • ‘Pawn Stars’ Richard Harrison, known as ‘The Old Man,’ dies

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — “Pawn Stars” patriarch, Richard Benjamin Harrison, who was known as “The Old Man,” has died at age 77. Gold & Silver Pawn’s Facebook page posted Monday that Harrison was surrounded by “loving family” this past weekend and died peacefully. The post said that fans would remember Harrison as a “sometimes grumpy […]
  • Big spenders: S&P 500 stock buybacks set record in 1Q

    NEW YORK (AP) — Flush with savings from lower tax bills and profits from a growing economy, big U.S. companies are spending a record amount buying back their own stock. Stock repurchases hit $189.1 billion in the first quarter for the S&P 500, according to preliminary results from S&P Dow Jones Indices. That tops the […]
  • Ex-state official Kander announces run for Kansas City mayor

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former Missouri secretary of state who garnered national attention during an unsuccessful bid for U.S. Senate announced Monday that he’s running for Kansas City mayor. “I’m running for mayor because I want to make sure no matter where you live in the city or how you grew up, you […]
  • Medical milestone: US OKs marijuana-based drug for seizures

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators on Monday approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law, despite growing legalization for recreational and medical use. The Food and Drug Administration approved the medication, called Epidiolex, to treat two rare forms […]
  • Connecticut Red Hen receives wrath of Sanders’ defenders

    OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut restaurant called the Red Hen has received “threatening” messages from people confused with an identically named Virginia eatery that refused White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders service. Owner Shelley Deproto tells The Day the Old Saybrook restaurant has received dozens of angry phone messages and negative reviews […]
  • The Latest: Ryan, Walker react to Harley moving production

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on Harley-Davidson shifting production of some motorcycles overseas (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Wisconsin’s top Republican leaders are not criticizing President Donald Trump’s trade policy or Harley-Davidson’s decision to shift the production of motorcycles headed for Europe from the U.S. to factories overseas. The Milwaukee-based company said Monday it’s making […]
  • Fate of Hawaii volcano museum uncertain as crater grows

    HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A museum at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park might not reopen because the erupting Kilauea volcano could make the site unusable, officials said. Artifacts from the Thomas A. Jaggar Museum were being removed last week because park staff saw building cracks inside the museum, the Hawaii Tribune-Herald reported . The building, which […]
  • Romney aims to clinch GOP nod in Utah Senate race

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney has a second chance during a Tuesday primary election to dispatch a Utah state lawmaker who defeated him at the state Republican Party convention in the race for a Senate seat opening up with the retirement of long-serving U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch The former GOP presidential candidate has […]
  • Media merger would create 3rd-largest TV station group in US

    ATLANTA (AP) — Gray Television Inc. and Raycom Media Inc. are announcing a merger that would create the third-largest television broadcast group in the United States. Georgia-based Gray and Alabama-based Raycom said Monday they’ve entered into an agreement to combine the companies in a $3.6 billion deal. In a statement, the companies say the combined […]
  • The Latest: Northern California residents flee wildfires

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Terri Gonsalves is one of an estimated 3,000 Northern California residents who evacuated homes threatened by a growing wildfire. The 55-year-old fled her Lake County home about midnight Sunday, tossing four goats into her truck. She had been monitoring another fire […]