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The Latest: It's golf, sumo wrestling for Trump in Japan

May. 26, 2019 2:44 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Japan (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says golfing with President Donald Trump provided them time to privately share their views, ostensibly on matters beyond the sport. Abe is trying to entertain the president and...

'It's $5'bargain store opens in Sioux City

May. 26, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A new store opening at Southern Hills Mall has a unique pricing structure. At "It's $5," prices drop as the week goes on, the Sioux City Journal reported. Co-owners Zach Dahlgren and Ryan Wager say the store sells merchandise purchased in bulk from online retailers or...

El Dorado to soon begin construction on $3.5M cancer center

May. 26, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Medical Center of South Arkansas of El Dorado plans to start construction next month on a $3.5 million cancer center. The cancer center building is part of a $15 million investment in El Dorado health care, an outlay that began last year with renovations at the 166-bed...

Some Des Moines restaurants losing money from delivery apps

May. 26, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A simple swipe on a mobile app can bring an endless buffet of foods to your door. Under pressure to meet customers' growing demand for delivery, many local restaurants are turning to third-party services like Uber Eats and Grubhub. But those services come with fees that some...

Source: Fiat Chrysler, Renault in talks about alliance

May. 25, 2019 5:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Carmaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and French automaker Renault are in talks about a possible alliance, as both companies seek to address technological and regulatory challenges in the industry. A person with knowledge of the matter confirmed the advanced discussions, first reported by the...

New candidates vie to succeed UK's May with focus on Brexit

May. 25, 2019 5:18 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May is heating up, the field of Conservative contenders is quickly growing and the focus is squarely on how to handle Brexit. Former House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom and former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab joined the fray Saturday...

The Latest: Trump, in Japan, needles US ally over trade

May. 25, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's state visit to Japan. (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Sunday President Donald Trump has begun a state visit to Japan by needling the American ally over its trade imbalance with the United States. He jokingly tells business leaders at a reception in Tokyo:...

FAA investigating Chick-fil-A's exclusion at Texas airport

May. 25, 2019 3:33 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says it's investigating a decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from an airport concession contract in San Antonio over opposition to the fast-food chain owners' record on LGBT issues. The San Antonio Express-News reports the FAA told San Antonio officials...

Arkansas newspaper gambles on free iPads as the future

May. 25, 2019 1:31 PM EDT

HOPE, Ark. (AP) — Over a lunch of hamburger steaks, mashed potatoes and green beans, Walter Hussman delivered his pitch to the dozen or so attendees of the Hope, Arkansas, Rotary Club meeting. He promised that if they keep paying their current rate of $36 a month for subscription to the Arkansas...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and a tale of 2 sheets of paper

May. 25, 2019 1:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump held up and read from a sheet of paper in the Rose Garden this past week as he argued he's been hounded by investigators in the Russia probe for no reason. "Nearly 500 search warrants," says the page, from an ABC News graphic. "More than 2,500 subpoenas." And: "19...