• 5 things to know about the fight over the Export-Import Bank

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal Export-Import Bank expired June 30 when Congress failed to renew its charter. The bank is a small federal agency that helps U.S. companies sell their products overseas, by underwriting loans to foreign customers. Conservatives oppose it as corporate...

  • What's in the 6-year Senate transportation bill

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is moving toward the likely passage this week of a sweeping, six-year transportation bill, but the House is putting off consideration of the measure until this fall. With a Friday deadline to prevent a cutoff of highway and transit aid to states, House and...

  • Mob Museum in Las Vegas to open FIFA exhibit

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Mob Museum in Las Vegas is setting up an exhibit dedicated to the FIFA corruption scandal. The permanent display entitled "The 'Beautiful Game' Turns Ugly" will open at the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement in downtown Las Vegas on Sept. 1....

  • Scott Walker orders American on cheesesteaks, avoiding gaffe

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The governor of the nation's top cheese-producing state visited the capital of cheesesteaks on Tuesday and ordered two topped with American, skipping the customary Cheez Whiz but avoiding the blunder of a former presidential candidate who was ridiculed for wanting...

  • Snow piles from record-breaking Buffalo storm still melting

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — People from Buffalo hear it all year — over the phone or while traveling: "Buffalo? Got snow there?" The answer, still: "Why, yes!" Two piles remain in one abandoned lot where trucks dumped it after a freak November storm buried neighborhoods in so much snow — 7...

  • FBI: Packages sent to Oregon sheriffs were not toxic

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The FBI said Tuesday that no toxic substances have been found in letters sent to about 20 Oregon sheriffs or their offices. Sheriffs around the state reported receiving the envelopes containing rambling, incoherent messages Monday. Investigators initially said some...

  • In Tech: New Motorola smartphones; faster future memory chip

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Motorola is refreshing its Android smartphones with better cameras and other improvements as it seeks to lure customers who want lower-cost alternatives to leading smartphones from Apple and Samsung. These new models — the Moto G, Moto X Play and Moto X Style — will appeal largely to...

  • Gilead beats Street 2Q forecasts

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    FOSTER CITY, Calif. (AP) — FOSTER CITY, Calif. (AP) — Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $4.49 billion. On a per-share basis, the Foster City, California-based company said it had profit of $2.92. Earnings, adjusted for costs related to mergers...

  • SuperValu and Pfizer are big market movers

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    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE SuperValu Inc., up 78 cents to $8.14 The grocery wholesaler may spin off its discount grocery store operator Save-A-Lot into a separate publicly...

  • 300 years after shipwreck, family finds $1 million in gold

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    SEBASTIAN, Fla. (AP) — The night before her treasure-hunting family discovered $1 million worth of Spanish gold off central Florida's Atlantic coast last month, Hillary Schmitt had a premonition they were going to find something big. "I'm like, 'What is this feeling?'" Hillary Schmitt...

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