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US Releases Photos Of ‘Unsafe’ Russian Jet Intercept

(AP) – The U.S. European Command has released dramatic photos of a Russian jet coming within a few feet of a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance jet over the Baltic Sea in a maneuver that has been criticized as unsafe. The photographs released Friday show the Russian SU-27 coming so close to the wing of the […]

Toshiba Gets Earnings Report Extension, Faces Delisting Risk

(AP) – Money-losing Japanese electronics and nuclear company Toshiba Corp. has until Aug. 10 to get auditors to sign off on its earnings statements, or else it faces the risk of getting delisted. Tokyo-based Toshiba, whose U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co. filed for bankruptcy protection in March, said Friday it got an extension from […]

Total Solar Eclipse Casts Spotlight On Rural Oregon Town

(AP) – The first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States in 99 years will first be visible in Oregon. State officials expect up to 1 million people for the Aug. 21 event. As many as 100,000 of them could wind up in and around the central Oregon town of Madras. It’s […]

UK Seeks To Reassure EU Citizens They Can Stay After Brexit

(AP) – British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking to reassure European Union nationals living in her country that their futures will be secure once Britain leaves the EU in 2019. May told reporters Friday that “no one will have to leave. We won’t be seeing families split apart ” She said her government is […]

Facebook Wants To Nudge You Into ‘Meaningful’ Online Groups

(AP) – Now that Facebook is larger than any country, CEO Mark Zuckerberg thinks the social network is ready to shepherd people into online communities that become integral parts of their lives. To make it happen, Facebook will try to do a better job placing its nearly 2 billion users in groups that bring together […]

Applications For US Jobless Aid Tick Up To Still-Low 241,000

(AP) – Slightly more people sought US unemployment benefits last week, but the number of applications remained at a historically low level that suggests the job market is healthy. The Labor Department says weekly applications rose 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted 241,000. The less-volatile four-week average ticked up 1,500 to 244,750. Applications are a proxy […]

Qatar Airways Seeks 10 Pct Stake In American Airlines

(AP) – Qatar Airways is attempting to buy a 10 percent stake in American Airlines, triggering U.S. antitrust oversight over deals of such size. American said in a regulatory filing Thursday that the bid was unsolicited, but that there have been conversations between the CEOs of both airlines. Qatar submitted a filing under the Hart-Scott-Rodino […]

Trump Using Trump Hotel To Hold Trump Re-Election Fundraiser

(AP) – President Donald Trump will hold his first re-election fundraiser next week on familiar turf: his own hotel. Trump can see the Trump International Hotel from the White House lawn. His campaign director Michael Glassner says that makes it a convenient location for the June 28 major-donor event. But the choice raises ethics questions, […]

Egypt Watchdog Says Authorities Now Blocking 101 Websites

(AP) – An Egyptian watchdog says authorities are widening their internet censorship and are now blocking 101 websites, including some that provide software that allows users to bypass restrictions. The Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression in a statement late on Tuesday said that Egypt has blocked seven additional sites, noting that the number […]