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Bloomberg to world leaders: Ignore Trump on climate
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg urged world leaders not to follow President Donald Trump's lead on climate change and declared his intention to help save an international agreement to reduce carbon emissions....

Scams push foreclosure fraud to limit, taking victims' homes
NEW YORK (AP) -- The phone call came as Raymond Murray neared the bottom of his luck. His wife had died, his career had been ended by injuries, and struggling to get by on his disability check, he had scraped together just enough to pay a lawyer to avoid imminent foreclosure on his modest Brooklyn home....

AP Exclusive: The sad saga of North Korea's ATMs
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- No modern airport terminal is complete without an ATM, and Pyongyang's now has two. But they don't work - because of new Chinese sanctions, according to bank officials - and it's not clear when they will....

Medical tech firm Becton Dickinson to buy C.R. Bard for $24B
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. (AP) -- Medical technology firm Becton, Dickinson and Co. says it has reached an agreement to buy competitor C.R. Bard Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal worth $24 billion....

Public window on financial complaints could be closing soon
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. consumers filed nearly 300,000 complaints last year about their dealings with banks, credit card issuers and other financial services companies. Most of those complaints were compiled and made available for anyone to see as part of a database administered by the federal government....

1st farmer lawsuit on deck against Syngenta over China trade
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The first of tens of thousands of U.S. lawsuits is about to go to trial against Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its decision to introduce a genetically engineered corn seed variety to the U.S. market before China had approved it for imports....

Asian stocks mixed as investors mull French election outcome
TOKYO (AP) -- Asian stocks were mixed Monday as investors weighed the results of the first round of the French presidential election....

'The Fate of the Furious' laps new films at box office
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "The Fate of the Furious" sped into first place at the box office again, leaving new thriller "Unforgettable" and historical drama "The Promise" in the dust....

US gas prices rise 3 cents over 2 weeks, to $2.46 a gallon
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) -- The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 3 cents nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.46....

The Latest: Passenger says flight attendant nearly hit baby
HOUSTON (AP) -- The Latest on the confrontation on an American Airlines flight (all times local):...

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Unemployment rates fall to record lows in 4 US states