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Le Pen visits French factory, Macron wins ally…

France's presidential candidates are pushing their rival worldviews, as far-right Marine Le Pen calls the euro currency "dead" and centrist Emmanuel Macron visits a Holocaust memorial and calls for political unity

Beyond 100 days, Trump faces more legislative…

After 100 days in office without passing any major legislation, Trump looks at a week with a deadline to avert a government shutdown and the possibility of a health care vote

Globalism reigns at box office, while 'Furious…

"The Fate of the Furious" throttled past $1 billion globally and took No. 1 at the box office for the third straight week on a weekend where multicultural offerings dominated North American theaters

Hacker claims release of stolen copies of Netflix…

A hacker claims to have followed through on a threat to release several episodes from the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black."

Turkish court formally blocks access to Wikipedia

A Turkish court ruled to block access to Wikipedia, a free online encyclopedia, making official an earlier restriction measure by the telecommunications watchdog.

Technology-loving Dubai unveils its own typographic font

Apparently not content with having the world's tallest building, an indoor ski slope and countless other baubles, Dubai now boasts one more: its own typographic font

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Macron hunts for French rural votes, Le Pen…

French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron is on the hunt for votes in rural France where his far-right opponent, Marine Le Pen, is making inroads among folks who feel left behind

EU leaders unite ahead of Brexit divorce talks…

European Union leaders are vowing to stand shoulder to-shoulder behind their negotiating team during the divorce proceedings with Britain

Cedar Point, Knott's Berry Farm adds metal…

Officials say amusement park goers can expect a slightly longer wait time to pass through the new metal detectors at Cedar Point

Experts: Long road ahead for Trump offshore…

Trump executive order directing federal agencies to seek out new ocean expanses in the Atlantic and Arctic for offshore drilling expected to face yearslong review, court challenges

US economy expanded at weakest pace in 3 years

US economy grew just 0.7 percent in the first quarter amid consumer spending slowdown

Report: Swiss man held in German was spying on tax officials

Germany's Welt newspaper reports that a Swiss man arrested for espionage Friday in Frankfurt may have been spying on German tax officials

Trump will zero in on trade agreements during…

President Donald Trump will spend his 100th day in office talking tough on trade in one of the states that helped deliver his victory.

West Coast dockworkers to vote on deal seeking…

West Coast dockworkers will vote on a contract extension that could provide long-term labor peace at West Coast seaports, where in recent years work slowdowns and strikes have affected billions of dollars in cargo

May brushes off EU calls to settle Brexit divorce…

Britain's prime minister has brushed off calls for her country to settle its "divorce bill" from the European Union before beginning trade talks, saying she was confident she could secure a good Brexit deal

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Congress settles for stopgap to avoid government…

Trump and Congress put off spending wrangle for another week with stopgap bill to avoid midnight shutdown

Review: Coal terminal would boost global…

A new environmental study says a coal-export terminal proposed in Washington state would increase cancer risk for some residents, make rail accidents more likely and add millions of metric tons of climate-changing greenhouse gas globally every year

2nd company shuts oil, gas wells after fatal…

A second petroleum company says it's shutting down and inspecting wells after a fatal house explosion near a gas well in Colorado

FDA approves 1st targeted drug for certain…

U.S. regulators have approved the first targeted drug for certain patients with an aggressive form of leukemia

Turkey purges 4,000 civil servants, bans TV dating programs

Turkey passed two new decrees Saturday - one that expelled more than 4,000 civil servants and another that banned television dating programs.

Appeals court upholds decision to block Anthem…

A federal appeals court has left in place a decision blocking Anthem Inc.'s bid to buy rival health insurer Cigna Corp.

Time board: company not for sale; stock plunges

Time's stock plunges after the publisher's board says it's not considering a sale of the company

Dole settles suits over listeria outbreak blamed for death

Federal court documents show that Dole Fresh Foods has recently settled two lawsuits filed by families of people stricken by a listeria outbreak after eating salads packaged in Ohio

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US stocks close modestly lower, but end higher…

U.S. stocks closed modestly lower Friday, ending just short of another milestone for Wall Street.

Court agrees to hold off ruling on carbon…

Obama-era clean air rules are under threat after a federal appeals court Friday went along with request to delay ruling on a legal challenge to carbon emission limits

US probes GM headlight failures, may add vehicles to recall

The U.S. government is investigating whether General Motors should add about 312,000 vehicles to a 2015 recall for headlights that can suddenly go dark