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US to seek more security on international flights
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Homeland Security Department is set to announce new security measures Wednesday for international flights bound to the United States, which could lead to a lifting of a ban on laptops and other electronics from passenger cabins from certain airports....

Making Ivanka Trump shoes: Long hours, low pay and abuse
GANZHOU, China (AP) -- A worker with blood dripping from his head marked a low point in the tense, grinding life at a southeastern China factory used by Ivanka Trump and other fashion brands. An angry manager had hit him with the sharp end of a high-heeled shoe....

GOP 'Obamacare' repeal teeters after Senate shelves vote
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican Party's long-promised repeal of "Obamacare" stands in limbo after Senate GOP leaders, short of support, abruptly shelved a vote on legislation to fulfill the promise....

Pound jumps on Carney remarks about timing of rate hike
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- The battered British pound rose sharply after the head of the Bank of England made remarks that could be seen as bringing an interest-rate increase closer....

Companies weigh cyberattack cost, with Ukraine hit hard
PARIS (AP) -- Companies and governments around the world on Wednesday counted the cost of a software epidemic that has disrupted ports, hospitals, and banks. Ukraine, which was hardest hit and where the attack likely originated, said it had secured critical state assets - though everyday life remained affected, with cash machines out of order....

US pending home sales slip for 3rd straight month
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans signed fewer contracts to buy homes in May, the third straight monthly decline and evidence that a shortage of homes for sale has suppressed home-buying....

Study finds pay for public college presidents up 5.3 percent
Presidents of U.S. public colleges and universities saw their earnings climb by 5.3 percent last year, with several of them topping $1 million, according to an annual survey....

Greece eyes market return as debt dispute still simmering
LAGONISSI, Greece (AP) -- Greece is on target to tap bond markets for money again by the end of this year and exit its bailout program next summer, European creditors said Wednesday....

Highest-paid public college chiefs in 2016, by the numbers
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How vacationing business owners cope with being unreachable
NEW YORK (AP) -- While hiking in the Himalayas for three weeks, Mike Scanlin had no cellphone service much of the time and no way to charge his phone. Running his business - a one-man operation - became a very sporadic proposition....

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