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Wells Fargo faces shareholders, protesters at annual meeting

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Wells Fargo's top management and board of directors apologized to investors Tuesday at the first big shareholder meeting since the scandal over the bank's...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:59

100 roosters found at California cockfighting ring bust

KERMAN, Calif. (AP) — More than 100 roosters have been recovered after police broke up a cockfighting ring in Central California. KFSN-TV reports ( http://abc30.tv/2q2tHpr ) the Fresno County Sheriff's...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:58

Ivanka Trump defends father, brushes aside groans in Berlin

BERLIN (AP) — Ivanka Trump brushed aside groans and hisses Tuesday over her father's track record and defended his attitudes toward women as she made her first international outing as...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:56

Europe lawmakers mediate in Albania's politics

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — European parliamentarians are trying to mediate between Albania's political groupings in an effort to end an impasse following the opposition's boycott of parliament and June 18...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:54

Ask Brianna: Should my partner's debt keep us from marrying

"Ask Brianna" is a Q&A column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:54

The Latest: Group member removed from Wells Fargo meeting

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Wells Fargo's annual meeting after a scandal over the bank's sales practices (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Wells Fargo's shareholder meeting...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:52

Fla. principal transferred after racially insensitive email

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The white principal of a predominantly black elementary school who told her staff to put white students in the same classrooms is no longer at...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:51

UN chief says donors pledge $1.1 billion at Geneva aid conference for war-torn Yemen

GENEVA (AP) — UN chief says donors pledge $1.1 billion at Geneva aid conference for war-torn Yemen.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:49

'Bachelor' star Chris Soules jailed after deadly Iowa crash

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa authorities have arrested former "The Bachelor" star Chris Soules, alleging that he fled the scene of a deadly traffic accident. The Iowa State Patrol...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:45

Wild monkey spotted in Florida suburb

APOPKA, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials are warning residents of a Florida suburb to stay away from wild monkeys that have been spotted in the neighborhood. A rhesus monkey was...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:41

The Latest: Ivanka Trump visits training center in Berlin

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Ivanka Trump's trip to Berlin (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Ivanka Trump is visiting a training center in Berlin run by German industrial conglomerate...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:36

Thai husband kills baby, self on Facebook Live

BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand say a man upset with his wife hanged their 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live and then killed himself. Police Col. Jirasak Siemsak said officers...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:33

Slovenian leader wants talks on EU systematic border checks

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia's prime minister is seeking discussions over increased border controls that have led to huge lines of cars forming on the country's border with Croatia. The...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:22

The Latest: Wells Fargo executives apologize to shareholders

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Wells Fargo's annual meeting after a scandal over the bank's sales practices (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The chairman of Wells...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:21

Police ambush gunman's sister calls him her 'protector'

MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — The younger sister of a man who fatally shot a Pennsylvania State Police trooper in a 2014 ambush says he was her "protector" against their abusive...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:20

Healthy profits for McDonald's, others vault stocks higher

NEW YORK (AP) — Profits are climbing for companies, and so are their stock prices. More big businesses joined the earnings parade Tuesday, saying they earned even more in the...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:19

US consumer confidence dips in April but remains strong

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence slipped in April but remains at high levels. The Conference Board, a business research group, says its consumer confidence index registered 120.3 this month,...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:18

Drake to host first-ever 'NBA Awards' on June 26

NEW YORK (AP) — Drake will host the NBA's first-ever awards show this June. The Canadian rapper will preside over the June 26 ceremony in New York, which will be...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:15

Netanyahu cancels meeting with German FM

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday canceled a meeting with the visiting German foreign minister over the latter's plans to sit down with Israeli rights groups, sparking...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:14

Justices revive suit against Indian casino limo driver

WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court says that Indian tribes' immunity from lawsuits does not always extend to their employees in incidents that occur far from Indian reservations. The...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:10

Head of beleaguered Hungary university appeals for EU help

BRUSSELS (AP) — The head of a Hungary-based university founded by billionaire philanthropist George Soros appealed Tuesday for European Union support to fight a new law he says is aimed...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:08

Drake to host first-ever "NBA Awards" on June 26

NEW YORK (AP) — Drake will host the NBA's first-ever awards show this June. The Canadian rapper will preside over the June 26 ceremony in New York, which will be...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:07

Russia rereleases reports of NGOs linked to PM

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's justice ministry has restored public access to the financial reports of charities linked to the prime minister after taking them off its website following claims of...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:05

US new-home sales climb to 8-month high in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of new homes shot up in March to the fastest pace in 8 months, as more Americans are upgrading their houses in a positive sign...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:02

US new home sales increase 5.8 percent in March, strongest pace in 8 months

WASHINGTON (AP) — US new home sales increase 5.8 percent in March, strongest pace in 8 months.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 07:01

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