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House rejects bill to fix VA's budget gap after…

The House has rejected a plan to allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to shift $2 billion from other programs to cover a sudden budget shortfall in its Choice program of private-sector care

McCain making dramatic Senate return for crucial…

Sen. John McCain will return to the United States Senate for a make-or-break vote to repeal and replace 'Obamacare' Tuesday _ just days after getting diagnosed with a brain tumor

South Korea shifts gears, aims at more labor-friendly growth

South Korea's new administration shifts gear, aiming at to achieve a fair and labor-friendly market after decades of growth led by big businesses

Maker of panels in London fire says builders…

The leader of a U.S. company that manufactured panels on a London apartment tower where at least 80 people perished in a fire says the firm quit making it available for high-rises because it doesn't control how the material is installed on buildings

In Google vs. the EU, a $2.7B fine could just be…

Google's parent company Alphabet can easily afford the $2.7 billion write-down it's taking to cover a big antitrust fine in Europe, but that might only be the start of its problems

No Fox apology in fight with New York Times about raid story

Fox News Channel has clarified but not apologized for a weekend story suggesting reporting in The New York Times foiled an attempt to capture the Islamic State group's leader two years ago

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4 meetings with Russians disclosed by Jared…

4 meetings with Russians that President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, disclosed in a statement to members of Congress

Sports retailer stocks fall as Hibbett posts…

More bad news for sporting goods sellers: Hibbett, a chain with more than 1,000 stores, said it expects a key sales figure to fall due to a "challenging" retail environment

Box Office Top 20: 'Dunkirk,' 'Girls Trip' score

Box Office Top 20: 'Dunkirk,' 'Girls Trip' score while 'Valerian' stumbles

Hasbro profit rises, but revenue misses…

Toy maker Hasbro said its second-quarter profit jumped 30 percent, thanks to rising sales of Transformers action figures and Monopoly board games.

US stock indexes mixed ahead of busy earnings week

U.S. stock indexes dipped Monday, ahead of a busy week of corporate earnings reports and a meeting of the Federal Reserve

The Latest: Senate approves nominee for No. 2 at Interior

The Senate has approved David Bernhardt, a lawyer/lobbyist from Colorado, as deputy Interior secretary, second in command to Interior Secretary Ryan ZInke

Russia calls for tighter compliance with oil…

Russia's energy minister has called on major oil producers to show greater discipline in sticking to output cuts aimed at raising the price of crude

Health officials: Norovirus likely caused…

Health official says a second person tested positive for norovirus tied to Chipotle in Virginia

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Swedish leader says security leak in 2015 was…

Sweden's prime minister says a 2015 security leak in the transport agency two years ago was "a disaster," but it's unclear what damage it may have caused

German automakers' shares fall on diesel…

The German auto industry's troubles over excessive diesel emissions are looming larger

Liz Weston: The astonishingly high risk of a…

What looks like the cheapest way to borrow money easily can wind up being the most expensive

The Latest: Dog-walker saw chainsaw suspect in…

A woman who walks her dog in the woods just south of the Swiss city of Schaffhausen says she has seen the suspect in Monday's chainsaw attack several times in the last few weeks

IMF warms to eurozone economy amid lower…

The International Monetary is more optimistic about the economy of the 19-country eurozone after a run of elections saw populist politicians defeated

IMF upgrades eurozone, Japan; leaves world…

IMF upgrades economic outlook for Europe, Japan and China, leaves global forecast unchanged

El Paso unemployment rate dips to 4.6%

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Greece readies first foray into bond markets in 3…

Greece says it will issue a five-year bond Tuesday, in the country's first attempt to return to international borrowing markets since a single bond issue in 2014

Global shares mixed as attention turns to Fed…

Global stocks mostly lower as investors turned their attention to the US Federal Reserve meeting later in the week, US political risks