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G7 leaders tackle the issue of migration on the second day of their summit in Italy

Leaders of the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations are turning their attention to migration on the second day of their summit
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A skydiver flies with a Canada flag as the Italian skydiving team puts on an exhibition for world leaders during the G7 Summit in Borgo Egnazia, Italy, on Thursday, June 13, 2024. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)
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A peace summit for Ukraine opens in Switzerland, but Russia won't be taking part

Switzerland will host scores of world leaders this weekend to try to map out first steps toward peace in Ukraine
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The logo of the peace summit is pictured in Buergenstock, Switzerland, Thursday, June 13, 2024. A Ukraine peace simmit with over 90 delegations from all over the world will take place at the Buergenstock Resort on Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16, 2024. (Urs Flueeler/Keystone via AP)
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The FAA and NTSB are investigating an unusual rolling motion of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max

Federal officials are investigating an unusual rolling motion during the flight of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max
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California legislators break with Gov. Newsom over loan to keep state's last nuclear plant running

The California Legislature is signaling that it could cancel a $400 million loan payment to help finance a longer lifespan for the state’s last nuclear power plant
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The US fines Middle Eastern airline Emirates $1.8 million for flights that passed too low over Iraq

The United States has imposed a $1.8 million fine against Middle Eastern airline Emirates for flights that passed too low over Iraq, in violation of U.S. restrictions
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FILE - An Emirates plane taxis to a gate at Dubai International Airport at Dubai International Airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 22, 2017. The U.S. Transportation Department said Thursday, June 13, 2024, that it fined Middle Eastern airline Emirates $1.8 million for flights in regions off-limits to U.S. airlines while it allowed JetBlue Airways to sell seats on the planes. (AP Photo/Adam Schreck, File)
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Tesla stockholders vote to restore Elon Musk's record $44.9 billion pay package that was tossed out by a Delaware judge

Tesla stockholders vote to restore Elon Musk's record $44.9 billion pay package that was tossed out by a Delaware judge
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Stellantis CEO cites failures in US operations, ready to compete head-on with Chinese EVs

Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares has expressed dissatisfaction at the operation of some U.S. plants on Thursday as the automaker struggles with lower shipments and falling revenues
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FILE - Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares speaks during a news conference following a meeting with unions, in Turin, Italy, Thursday, March 31, 2022. Tavares expressed dissatisfaction at the operation of some U.S. plants on Thursday, June 13, 2024, and took responsibility for not reacting quickly enough to address that along with a backup of inventory and a “suboptimal” marketing strategy as the automaker struggles with lower shipments and revenues. (Fabio Ferrari/LaPresse via AP, File)
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How major US stock indexes fared Thursday, 6/13/2024

Most U.S. stocks fell, but hopes for coming cuts to interest rates and Wall Street’s continued frenzy around artificial-intelligence technology sent indexes to more record highs
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FDA took months to react to complaint about Abbott infant formula factory, audit finds

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took 15 months to act on a whistleblower complaint about the Abbott Nutrition factory at the center 2022's nationwide infant formula shortage
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FILE - A sign at an Abbott Laboratories campus facility is displayed, April 28, 2016, in Lake Forest, Ill. A report released on Thursday, June 13, 2024, says the U.S. Food and Drug Administration took more than 15 months to act on a whistleblower complaint it received about conditions at an Abbott Nutrition factory that was at the center of a nationwide shortage of infant formula. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
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Trump offers CEOs a cut to corporate taxes. Biden's team touts his support for global alliances

Former President Donald Trump has told an influential group of CEOs that he would further cut the 21% corporate tax rate to 20%
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From left, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, European Council President Charles Michel, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, French President Emmanuel Macron, Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, U.S. President Joe Biden, Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni, and Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida applaud and salute to an Italian Army parachuter after watching a skydiving demo during the G7 world leaders summit at Borgo Egnazia, Italy, Thursday, June 13, 2024. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery rose 12 cents to $78.62 per barrel Thursday
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Argentina's monthly inflation falls to 4.2%, the lowest in two years, even as annual inflation remains near 300%

Argentina's monthly inflation falls to 4.2%, the lowest in two years, even as annual inflation remains near 300%
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Toxic garlic should have prompted EPA to warn against gardening near Ohio derailment, watchdog says

A watchdog group says the Environmental Protection Agency should conduct additional soil studies around the site of a toxic train derailment in Ohio after independent testing found high levels of chemicals in locally grown garlic
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Scott Smith, whose testing in East Palestine, Ohio, has been sited in a petition by the Government; Accountability Project, tests onions grown in the garden of Tamara Lynn Freeze in East Palestine, Ohio, on Wednesday, June 12, 2024. Freeze, lives across the street from the site of the derailment of a Norfolk Southern train earlier this year.. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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The head of the FAA says his agency was too hands-off in its oversight of Boeing

The head of the Federal Aviation Administration has acknowledged his agency should have been more aware of problems at Boeing before a door plug blew off a 737 Max jet during an Alaska Airlines flight in January
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FILE - FAA Administrator Mike Whitaker speaks at a news conference at FAA headquarters in Washington, Thursday, May 30, 2024. Whitaker, the nation’s top aviation regulator, said Thursday, June 13, 2024, that the Federal Aviation Administration should have been more aware of manufacturing problems inside Boeing before a panel blew off a 737 Max during a flight in January. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
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Gamestop's annual shareholder meeting disrupted after 'unprecedented demand' causes tech issue

Gamestop’s highly-anticipated shareholder meeting ran into a technical problem Thursday — resulting in many eager investors being unable to log on to the livestream
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FILE - A GameStop sign is displayed above a store in Urbandale, Iowa, on Jan. 28, 2021. Gamestop’s highly-anticipated shareholder meeting ran into a technical problem Thursday, June 13, 2024 — resulting in many eager investors being unable to log on to the livestream. Computershare, the company hosting the webcast, confirmed that “unprecedented demand” from shareholders looking to access the meeting led to a technical issue. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
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Tyson Foods heir suspended as CFO after second alcohol-related arrest

Tyson Foods has suspended a great-grandson of the company’s founder after his arrest on charges of driving while intoxicated
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FILE - This Nov. 6, 2022 booking photo provided by the Washington County, Ark., Sheriff's Office shows John Tyson, Tyson Foods chief financial officer, following his arrest for public intoxication. Tyson was arrested again on Thursday, June 13, 2024, for DWI. (Washington County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
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Biden to nominate Christy Goldsmith Romero as FDIC chair after abrupt departure of predecessor

President Joe Biden will nominate Christy Goldsmith Romero to replace Martin Gruenberg as head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
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President Joe Biden will nominate Christy Goldsmith Romero, shown in a undated photo by the US Treasury, to replace Martin Greunberg as head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. (Chris E. Taylor/Treasury Dept via AP)
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Biden Administration to nominate Christy Goldsmith Romero to head FDIC after abrupt departure of previous chair

Biden Administration to nominate Christy Goldsmith Romero to head FDIC after abrupt departure of previous chair
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Yellen says China's trade policies could 'interfere significantly' with US bilateral relationship

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says Chinese “overconcentrated supply chains” pose a threat to U.S. jobs and recent investments meant to build up the U.S. green energy sector
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Treasure Secretary Janet Yellen speaks with John Williams, the president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York after her address to the Economic Club of New York luncheon, Thursday, June 13, 2024, in New York. Yellen said the U.S. ought to respond "when foreign subsidies threaten the viability of domestic firms" in strategic sectors like green energy. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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With deal done, Disney withdraws lawsuit, ending last conflict with DeSantis and his appointees

Disney has asked a federal appellate court to dismiss its lawsuit against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis
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FILE - The Cinderella Castle is seen at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World, July 14, 2023, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Months after Disney and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' appointees agreed to end a protracted legal fight, the two sides are set to approve an agreement Wednesday, June 5, 2024, that could result in the company investing $17 billion into its Florida resort and opens the door to a fifth major theme park at Walt Disney World. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
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Broadcom, Korn Ferry rise; Signet Jewelers, Repligen fall, Thursday, 6/13/2024

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes on Thursday: Broadcom, Korn Ferry rise; Signet Jewelers, Repligen fall
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Met Opera in New York sold 72% of tickets this season, up from 66% and highest since pandemic

The Metropolitan Opera sold 72% of available tickets this season, up from 66% in 2022-23
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FILE - People appear in Josie Robertson Plaza in front of The Metropolitan Opera house at Lincoln Center in New York on March 12, 2020. . (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
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Mortgage rates ease for 2nd straight week; average rate on 30-year home loan at 6.95%

Mortgage rates eased again this week, though the latest pullback leaves the average rate on a 30-year home loan at close to 7%, where it’s been much of this year
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A sign noting the availability of a home is displayed in Rolling Meadows, Ill., Monday, June 10, 2024. On Thursday, June 13, 2024, Freddie Mac reports on this week’s average U.S. mortgage rates. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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Report says unsecured tanker hatch spilled out gas in crash that destroyed I-95 bridge in Philly

New details from federal investigations into the crash of a gasoline delivery truck that destroyed an I-95 bridge in Philadelphia a year ago says gasoline spilled out from an unsecured hatch on the top of the tanker
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FILE - A firefighter views the aftermath of an elevated section of Interstate 95 that collapsed, in Philadelphia, Monday, June 12, 2023. A report released on June 11, 2024, says the gasoline delivery truck that destroyed the I-95 bridge a year ago says gasoline spilled out from an unsecured hatch on the top of the tanker. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
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Waymo recalls more than 600 self-driving vehicles for software, map updates after one strikes a pole

Waymo is recalling more than 600 self-driving vehicles after one of them struck a telephone pole in Arizona
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FILE 0 A Waymo self-driving vehicle sits curbside, Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, at the Sky Harbor International Airport Sky Train facility in Phoenix. Waymo is recalling more than 600 self-driving vehicles after one of them struck a telephone pole in Arizona. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in its report that last month a driverless Waymo vehicle hit a wooden utility pole in Phoenix while it was in an alleyway and trying to perform a low-speed pullover maneuver. There were no passengers, other road users, or injuries associated with the event, the report said. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
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At age 50, National History Day keeps pushing students to seek difficult truths through research

Middle and high school students across the United States are taking ownership of their history educations through a nonprofit that encourages young people to rigorously examine the past
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Judges, left to right, John Kutzschebauch, Stacey Trepanned, and Suzanne Jones listen to high school student Jocelyn Hanson, right, of Fresno, Calif., explain her project titled "The Railroad That Changed America: A Turning Point in Transportation", one of the exhibits at the National History Day gathering at the University of Maryland, Tuesday, June 11, 2024, in College Park, Md. (AP Photo/John McDonnell)
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Puerto Rico restores power after a massive blackout as lawmakers call for a state of emergency

A power company in Puerto Rico has restored electricity to most areas affected by a massive outage that hit the U.S. territory this week
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FILE - A utility pole with loose cables towers over a home in Loiza, Puerto Rico, Sept. 15, 2022. Towns in central and southern Puerto Rico are struggling to emerge from a prolonged power outage that forced authorities in the U.S. territory to activate an emergency response team on Monday, June 10, 2024, as they requested food distribution to those in need. (AP Photo/Alejandro Granadillo, File)
June 13

Audit finds Minnesota agency's lax oversight fostered theft of $250M from federal food aid program

A watchdog report says a Minnesota state agency’s inadequate oversight of a federal program that was meant to provide food to kids created the opportunities that led to the theft of $250 million in one of the country’s largest pandemic aid fraud cases
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Assistant U.S. Attorney Joe Thompson, surrounded by the prosecution's trial team, speaks during a news conference after the verdict was read in the first Feeding Our Future case at the federal courthouse in Minneapolis, Friday, June 7, 2024. A jury convicted five Minnesota residents and acquitted two others Friday for their roles in a scheme to steal more than $40 million that was supposed to feed children during the coronavirus pandemic. (Leila Navadi/Star Tribune via AP)
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The Latest | The US Supreme Court rules to preserve access to the abortion pill mifepristone

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled unanimously to preserve access to mifepristone, the drug most commonly used in medication abortions
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Anti-abortion protestors demonstrate outside the Supreme Court on Thursday, June 13, 2024, in Washington. The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously preserved access to a medication that was used in nearly two-thirds of all abortions in the U.S. last year, in the court's first abortion decision since conservative justices overturned Roe v. Wade two years ago. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
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Supreme Court rules California man can't trademark 'Trump too small'

The Supreme Court has ruled against a man who wants to trademark the suggestive phrase “Trump too small.”
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The Supreme Court building is seen on Thursday, June 13, 2024, in Washington. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
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Supreme Court, siding with Starbucks, makes it harder for NLRB to win court orders in labor disputes

The Supreme Court has made it harder for the federal government to win court orders when it suspects a company of interfering in unionization campaigns in a case that stemmed from a labor dispute with Starbucks
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Supreme Court Police officers stand on duty outside of the Supreme Court building on Thursday, June 13, 2024, in Washington. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
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Unanimous Supreme Court preserves access to widely used abortion medication

A unanimous Supreme Court on Thursday preserved access to a medication that was used in nearly two-thirds of abortions in the U.S. last year
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Anti-abortion protestors demonstrate outside the Supreme Court on Thursday, June 13, 2024, in Washington. The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously preserved access to a medication that was used in nearly two-thirds of all abortions in the U.S. last year, in the court's first abortion decision since conservative justices overturned Roe v. Wade two years ago. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
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Supreme Court preserves access to widely used abortion medication, throwing out legal challenge from abortion opponents

Supreme Court preserves access to widely used abortion medication, throwing out legal challenge from abortion opponents
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States bet on boosting taxes for online sports betting companies like DraftKings, FanDuel

States are looking to increase their take from the $16 billion online sports gambling industry as it expands across the country with big partnerships
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FILE - FanDuel, DraftKings and other online gambling apps are displayed on a phone in San Francisco, Sept. 26, 2022. Online sports gambling apps are facing tax hikes in some states this year. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
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IndyCar moves to Fox Sports in 2025 after 16 seasons with NBC. Fox now has Daytona 500 and Indy 500

Fox Sports has acquired the rights to broadcast IndyCar starting in 2025
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Colton Herta (26) leads the field during the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix auto race in Detroit, Sunday, June 2, 2024. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
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EU Commission asks 3 major porn sites to give details on kids' protection measures under digital law

The European Commission is asking three of the world’s biggest pornography sites to provide details of the measures they have taken to better protect minors from accessing their content and prevent gender-based violence
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FILE - European Union flags flap in the wind outside EU headquarters in Brussels, Friday, April 5, 2024. The European Commission is asking three of the world’s biggest pornography sites to provide details of the measures they have taken to better protect minors from accessing their content and prevent gender-based violence. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
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Number of Americans filing for jobless benefits jumps to highest level in 10 months

The number of Americans filing for jobless benefits jumped to the highest level in 10 months last week, a sign that the labor market is likely cooling under the weight of high interest rates
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A hiring sign is displayed at a gas station in Vernon Hills, Ill., Monday, June 3, 2024. On Thursday, June 13, 2024, the Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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US wholesale prices dropped in May, adding to evidence that inflation pressures are cooling

Wholesale price increases fell in May, the latest sign that inflation pressures in the United States may be easing as the Federal Reserve considers a timetable for cutting interest rates
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FILE - Mark Woodruff loads soybean seeds into a planter on April 22, 2024, in Sabina, Ohio. On Thursday, June 13, 2024, The labor department releases producer prices data for May. (AP Photo/Joshua A. Bickel, File)
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A missile strike from Yemen's Houthi rebels sets a cargo ship on fire in Gulf of Aden

The U.S. says the Iranian-backed Houthis launched two anti-ship cruise missiles and struck a commercial ship in the Gulf of Aden off Yemen, setting it on fire and severely injuring one civilian mariner
June 13
The USS aircraft carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower, also known as 'IKE', sails in the Red Sea on Wednesday, June 12, 2024. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
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UK Labour leader Keir Starmer says he'll end the era of 'gestures and gimmicks' if he wins power

The left-of-center politician aiming to become Britain’s prime minister in three weeks’ time is promising to lead a government that’s both “pro-business and pro-worker” and restore stability after years of economic and political turmoil
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Britain's Liberal Democrats leader Ed Davey takes part in an assault course during a visit to Arena Pursuits in Wadhurst, Kent, England, Thursday, June 13, 2024, while on the general election campaign trail. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
June 13

Elon Musk wins back his $44.9 billion Tesla pay package in shareholder vote

Tesla shareholders have voted to restore CEO Elon Musk’s record $44.9 billion pay package that was thrown out by a Delaware judge earlier this year
June 13
Vehicles pass the Tesla Gigafactory, Thursday, June 13, 2024, in Austin, Texas. Tesla shareholders are charting the future of the electric vehicle company as they wrap up voting whether or not to restore CEO Elon Musk's massive pay package that was thrown out by a Delaware judge. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
June 13

Could a cockpit warning system prevent close calls between planes at US airports?

An American industrial technology company has revived its work on a system to warn pilots if another aircraft might be on the runway they are using
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Honeywell test pilot Joe Duval, left, pulls a Boeing 757 test aircraft out of a landing approach demonstrating runway hazard warning systems over the airport in Tyler, Texas, Tuesday, June 4, 2024. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
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G7 summit opens with deal to use Russian assets for Ukraine as Italy flexes its right-wing muscles

U.S. President Joe Biden says the agreement to tap into the windfall profits on frozen Russian assets held in Europe would put that money to work for Ukraine
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Italian Army soldier patrols at a roadblock near Borgo Egnatia, venue of the G7 summit in southern Italy, Wednesday, June 12, 2024. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
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Heat forces Greek authorities to shut down Acropolis for a second day running

Greek authorities have closed down the Acropolis for much of the afternoon for a second day as the country swelters under unseasonably high temperatures
June 13
A tourist uses a hand fan to cool down another one sitting on a bench in front of the Parthenon at the ancient Acropolis, in Athens, Wednesday, June 12, 2024. The ancient site was closed to the public for five hours due to a heat wave that pushed temperatures to 39 degrees Celsius (102 Fahrenheit) in the capital and even higher in parts of central Greece. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
June 13

Cars? Pork? Perfume? China has many options if a trade war breaks out with Europe

Now that Europe has announced tariffs on China-made electric cars, the continent is bracing to see if the other shoe drops
June 13
FILE - Chinese EV manufacturer BYD unveils its electric car Seal at the Paris Car Show on Oct. 17, 2022, in Paris. The Chinese government has said it will take "all measures necessary to protect our legitimate rights and interests" in response to the tariffs on Chinese-made electric vehicles but it hasn't specified what those might be. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
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South Africa's ANC says it has broad agreement with main opposition, others on coalition government

A top official with South Africa’s African National Congress party says it has a broad agreement with the main opposition and other parties to form a coalition government
June 13
FILE - South African president Cyril Ramaphosa meets with senior officials of his African National Congress party during the ANC's National Executive Committee Thursday, June 6, 2024 in Johannesburg, South Africa. South African lawmakers are expected to elect the country's president on Friday, June 14 after being sworn in at the first sitting of Parliament that will also reveal the kind of unity government the ruling African National Congress has managed to cobble together after losing its majority for the first time since 1994. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
June 13

One Tech Tip: Use a roaming eSIM on your summer travels to avoid cellphone data fees

For summer trips overseas, a smartphone is essential for most people
June 13
A SIM card is shown in this photo taken on Monday, June 10, 2024 in London. Physical SIM cards are going away, replaced by eSIMs which make switching cell carriers easier. AP Photo/Kelvin Chan)
June 13

The Latest | Italy hosts the Group of Seven summit with global conflicts on the agenda

Italy is hosting the summit of the Group of Seven industrialized nations in the wake of the European Parliament election that saw a surge in support for the far right in places like G7 members France and Germany
June 13
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, left, is welcomed by Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni during a G7 world leaders summit at Borgo Egnazia, Italy, Thursday, June 13, 2024. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
June 13

Stock market today: Hopes for AI and rates nudge Wall Street to records, even as most stocks fall

Most U.S. stocks fell, but hopes for coming cuts to interest rates and Wall Street’s continued frenzy around artificial-intelligence technology nudged indexes to more record highs
June 13
FILE - The New York Stock Exchange is shown on June 12, 2024 in New York. European shares are lower and Asian shares ended mixed on Thursday, June 13, 2024, after the Federal Reserve opted to keep its benchmark interest rate unchanged. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)
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Jittery markets rally after Argentina's Milei gets his first legislative 'triumph' on broad reforms

Wall Street has rallied as Argentina’s president traveled to Italy for the Group of Seven summit buoyed by his first legislative victory
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An anti-government protester hurls a stone at police deployed outside Congress, as lawmakers debate a reform bill promoted by Argentine President Javier Milei in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, June 12, 2024. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)