• Mystery: Who bought websites implying US senators 'for sale'
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    Mystery: Who bought websites implying US senators 'for sale'

    Dozens of web addresses implying U.S. senators were "for sale" have been quietly and mysteriously purchased online, amid heightened concerns on Capitol Hill that foreign agents — especially Russians — might be trying to meddle in upcoming midterm elections. An Associated Press investigation

  • Police seek motive after gunman kills two in Toronto
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    Police seek motive after gunman kills two in Toronto

    Police were seeking to determine a motive on Monday after a 29-year-old man opened fire with a handgun in a bustling Toronto neighborhood overnight, killing two people and wounding at least a dozen others. Video footage posted by Canadian media showed a man clad in black walking on the sidewalk in Toronto

  • Molinari hails 'hero' Rocca after British Open triumph
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    Molinari hails 'hero' Rocca after British Open triumph

    Francesco Molinari insisted Costantino Rocca would remain his "hero and idol" after succeeding where his compatriot failed narrowly by becoming the first Italian to win the British Open. Despite the pressure of playing alongside golf great Tiger Woods, who was himself in title contention,

  • Italy to keep accepting stricken migrants during EU talks
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    Italy to keep accepting stricken migrants during EU talks

    Italy agreed Monday to continue accepting migrants rescued at sea, at least until a broader EU strategy to address fair distribution of people can be defined. Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi said after talks with his German counterpart Heiko Maas in Berlin that EU partners would seek a solution

  • US existing-home sales fell 0.6 percent in June
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    US existing-home sales fell 0.6 percent in June

    U.S. sales of existing homes fell 0.6 percent in June, the third straight monthly decline, as higher prices and a limited supply of listings have sidelined many would-be buyers. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that homes sold last month at a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 5.38 million

  • R. Kelly hits back and reveals abuse in 19-minute song
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    R. Kelly hits back and reveals abuse in 19-minute song

    Singer R. Kelly, the target of a boycott campaign over his treatment of women, hit back Monday in a 19-minute song in which he reveals he was abused himself. "So I had to write a song about this, 'cause they always take my words and twist it." Halfway through the song, Kelly says that

  • Gunmen storm Iraq Kurdish governor's office, killing one
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    Gunmen storm Iraq Kurdish governor's office, killing one

    Three teenage gunmen on Monday stormed the governor's headquarters in Arbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, opening fire and killing one employee before being shot dead, officials said. Initial reports said two gunmen had stormed the building in Arbil in the early morning, shooting and wounding

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    AP Top Extended Financial Headlines at 11:37 a.m. EDT

    Tesla stock is falling on report that the electric car maker asked suppliers to refund money to help it turn a profit

  • French officials defend handling of Macron aide scandal
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    French officials defend handling of Macron aide scandal

    France's interior minister and the Paris police chief on Monday defended their responses to a video showing a top security aide to President Emmanuel Macron hitting a May Day protester, a scandal that has rocked the government and prompted accusations of a cover-up. Speaking before a parliamentary

  • Alexandre Benalla: Macron bodyguard at heart of scandal
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    Alexandre Benalla: Macron bodyguard at heart of scandal

    At just 26, Alexandre Benalla -- the French presidential bodyguard filmed beating a protester -- enjoyed a meteoric rise before sparking the biggest scandal yet of Emmanuel Macron's presidency. A former bouncer, Benalla grew up in a working-class neighbourhood of Evreux, a sleepy town in the northern

  • Trump says 'very happy' with progress in North Korea talks
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    Trump says 'very happy' with progress in North Korea talks

    US President Donald Trump said Monday he was "very happy" with how talks were progressing with North Korea, as observers and the media highlight the lack of concrete results one month after his summit with Kim Jong Un. "A Rocket has not been launched by North Korea in 9 months. Wrong

  • Albania's Skenderbeu football club is No. 1 -- at match-fixing
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    Albania's Skenderbeu football club is No. 1 -- at match-fixing

    Two months ago Albania's top football club, Skenderbeu, was raising a trophy to the sky as confetti rained down on the team, gleeful after clinching their seventh national title in eight seasons. "This club has been fixing football matches like nobody has ever done before in the history of

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    Tesla stock skids on report it asked suppliers for refunds

    Shares of Tesla are down sharply after a report that the company asked suppliers for refunds to help it turn a profit. A memo provided to The Wall Street Journal shows Tesla asked a supplier to return ...

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    India cuts oil imports from Iran by a quarter in past year

    Facing the threat of U.S. oil sanctions on Iran, India continued to rely on Iraq as its top oil supplier in the April-June quarter, followed by Iran and Saudi Arabia, the oil minister said Monday. Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said India bought 7.27 million metric tons of oil from Iraq, 5.67

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    CORRECTED: Mercedes before Hamilton and Bottas, says Wolff

    Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff denied Monday that the use of team orders in Sunday's spectacular German Grand Prix signalled that Lewis Hamilton would be preferred as the number one driver. Wolff was adamant that the triumphant Hamilton and his team-mate Valtteri Bottas will remain free to race

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    Mercedes before Hamilton and Bottas, says Wolff

    Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff denied Monday that the use of team orders in Sunday's spectacular German Grand Prix signalled that Lewis Hamilton would be preferred as the number one driver. Wolff was adamant that the triumphant Hamilton and his team-mate Valtteri Bottas will remain free to race

  • Restaurant serving classic New England food marks centennial
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    Restaurant serving classic New England food marks centennial

    A roadside eatery that started the year World War I ended is still in business and thriving, this year celebrating 100 years of Yankee cooking in central Vermont. The Wayside Restaurant has expanded since then, serving about 1,000 meals a day. There's also standard diner fare like burgers and fries

  • NY Daily News slashes staff in half
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    NY Daily News slashes staff in half

    The Daily News will cut half of its newsroom staff, saying it will focus more on digital news. The paper was sold to tronc Inc. last year for $1, with the owner of the Chicago Tribune assuming liabilities and debt. Revenue and print circulation have been sliding at the newspaper for years, even as

  • Winning start for Sarri as Chelsea down Perth Glory
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    Winning start for Sarri as Chelsea down Perth Glory

    Maurizio Sarri made a winning start as the new manager of Chelsea by defeating Perth Glory 1-0 in a friendly on Monday. The Italian, who replaced countryman Antonio Conte earlier this month, was without his team's World Cup stars in front of a sell-out crowd of 60,000 at the new Perth Stadium.

  • US stocks edge lower as busy earnings week starts; oil rises
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    US stocks edge lower as busy earnings week starts; oil rises

    Industrial companies, automakers and retailers were accounted for much of the decline, outweighing gains elsewhere. Banks posted solid gains as bond yields rose. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks gave up 3 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,692.

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    ACNB: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

    The Gettysburg, Pennsylvania-based bank said it had earnings of 78 cents per share. The bank posted revenue of $20.2 million in the period. Its revenue net of interest expense was $18.4 million, beating ...

  • Former minister Livni named Israel opposition leader
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    Former minister Livni named Israel opposition leader

    Israeli lawmaker and former minister Tzipi Livni was named leader of the opposition on Monday, a joint statement by her and the head of the Labour party said. Once a member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing Likud, Livni quit the party in 2005. The 59-year-old replaces as opposition

  • Fiat Chrysler is shaken without visionary CEO behind wheel
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    Fiat Chrysler is shaken without visionary CEO behind wheel

    Investors sent shares in Fiat Chrysler sliding Monday as they worried about the exit of ailing CEO Sergio Marchionne, whose driven and creative management style has been the company's fortune. Shares in the Italian-American carmaker were down 3 percent in the first trading since Marchionne's

  • I gave up 'nothing' in Russia summit: Trump
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    I gave up 'nothing' in Russia summit: Trump

    US President Donald Trump said Monday he had given up "nothing" during his summit with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, following a week of withering, bipartisan criticism over his handling of the meeting. "When you hear the Fake News talking negatively about my meeting with President

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    US sales of existing homes fell 0.6 percent in June, 3rd straight monthly decline amid high prices, limited inventory

    US sales of existing homes fell 0.6 percent in June, 3rd straight monthly decline amid high prices, limited inventory.