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Trader Michael Capolino, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, July 30, 2018. Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street as gains in banks and energy companies are offset by losses in other sectors. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 30, 2018 - 4:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Technology stocks tumbled for the third day in a row Monday as a sharp reversal for some of Wall Street's recent favorites worsened. Major U.S. indexes skidded. Technology companies have done far better than the rest of the market in recent years, but they've fallen after Facebook...
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July 30, 2018 - 4:01 pm
BERLIN (AP) — German pilots at budget airline Ryanair have voted to strike unless a dispute over pay is resolved in the coming days. The Vereinigung Cockpit labor union said Monday that 96 percent of the Ryanair pilots who voted supported the work stoppage. It accused the airline of "playing for...
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FILE - This Dec. 29, 2009 file photo shows a Big Mac hamburger at a McDonald's restaurant in North Huntingdon, Pa. The fast food restaurant is celebrating the sandwich's 50th anniversary in 2018. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
July 30, 2018 - 3:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's is fighting to hold onto customers as the Big Mac turns 50, but it isn't changing the makings of its most famous burger. The company is celebrating the 1968 national launch of the double-decker sandwich whose ingredients of "two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce,...
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FILE - In this Sunday, April 1, 2018 file photo, nuns are silhouetted in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. Some nuns are now finding their voices, buoyed by the #MeToo movement and the growing recognition that adults can be victims of sexual abuse when there is an imbalance of power in a relationship. The sisters are going public in part because of years of inaction by church leaders, even after major studies on the problem in Africa were reported to the Vatican in the 1990s. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File)
July 30, 2018 - 3:53 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The largest association of Roman Catholic nuns in the United States is urging its members to report any sexual abuse of religious sisters by clergy and demanded that church authorities "take action to end a culture of silence, hold abusers accountable and provide support to...
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Zimbabweans queue as they wait to vote at the Sherwood Primary School in Kwekwe, Zimbabwe, Monday July 30, 2018. The vote will be a first for the southern African nation following a military takeover and the ousting of former longterm leader Robert Mugabe. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
July 30, 2018 - 3:51 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — With hope and pride, millions of Zimbabweans voted peacefully Monday in an election that many believe is their best chance to escape the toxic politics and dead-end economics of the era of Robert Mugabe, who wasn't on the ballot for the first time in the nation's nearly four...
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People gather with candles outside the Greek Parliament in Athens, Monday, July 30, 2018 in memory of victims of a deadly wildfire a week ago. More than 90 people died in the fire that gutted resorts east of Athens, the deadliest Greek fire in recent history. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
July 30, 2018 - 3:13 pm
RAFINA, Greece (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the July 23 wildfire in Greece (all times local): 10:50 p.m. More than 500 people have gathered outside Greece's parliament to attend a candlelight vigil for the victims of a wildfire near Athens a week ago. The fire killed more than 90 people...
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President Donald Trump waves after a news conference with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in the East Room of the White House, Monday, July 30, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 30, 2018 - 3:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two political outsiders, President Donald Trump and Italy's new premier expressed solidarity on migration issues Monday as they showed signs of a fledgling alliance at a time when the U.S. has dealt with strained relations with European leaders. Trump greeted Italy's Giuseppe...
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July 30, 2018 - 3:03 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy who became separated from his Boy Scout group during a hiking trip in the Wyoming wilderness survived partly on bugs and tree bark for the nearly 37 hours he was alone. Searchers found Garrett Hunter of Draper, Utah, in good health about 10:15 p.m. Sunday...
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The last of the voters cast their ballots at a polling station near Harare, Zimbabwe, Monday July 30, 2018. Polls have closed in Zimbabwe's historic election, the first since the fall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe. Millions have voted, turnout was high and the day was free of the violence that marked previous elections. (AP Photo/Mujahid Safodien)
July 30, 2018 - 2:40 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's election (all times local): 9:30 p.m. The last of Zimbabwe's voters have cast their ballots by the light of lanterns, candles and mobile phones as counting is underway in a historic election. The final results are expected within five days in the...
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July 30, 2018 - 1:58 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Here's a political attack you don't hear every day — or ever: A Virginia congressional candidate says her opponent is unfit for office because he is a "devotee of Bigfoot erotica." Democrat Leslie Cockburn said on Twitter that Republican opponent Denver Riggleman fetishizes the...
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