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  • US cracks down on companies moving overseas

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration cracked down Monday on certain overseas corporate mergers and acquisitions, aiming to curb American companies from shifting their ownership abroad to shirk paying U.S. taxes. New regulations from the Treasury Department will make these co-called...

  • Protesters stage Wall Street climate crisis sit-in

    NEW YORK (AP) — A day after over 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan's financial district in a sit-in to protest what they see as corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate...

  • US cracks down on companies moving overseas

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration cracked down Monday on certain overseas corporate mergers and acquisitions, aiming to curb American companies from shifting their ownership abroad to shirk paying U.S. taxes. New regulations from the Treasury Department will make these co-called...

  • Ex-OC businessman pleads in $13M Internet scam

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former Southern California man has pleaded guilty to mail fraud for raising $13 million through a phony Internet company that used late "Happy Days" actor Tom Bosley as unwitting spokesman. Seventy-three-year-old James Eberhart entered pleas Monday to two charges and...

  • Hundreds speak out on New York casino plans

    COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) — Supporters and critics of proposals for an Albany-area casino weighed in Monday at the first of three days of public hearings on casinos planned for upstate New York. A state board reviewing 16 casino applications is expected to recommend up to four winners this fall, and...

  • Ex-TSA screener sentenced for LAX drug smuggling

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former security screener who helped smuggle drugs through Los Angeles International Airport has been sentenced to more than 6 ½ years in federal prison. Prosecutors say Naral Richardson was sentenced Monday for conspiracy. In his March guilty plea, Richardson acknowledged...

  • Woman, 71, dies in fire in Oceanside mobile home

    OCEANSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 71-year-old woman died in a fire at her San Diego County mobile home that was most likely caused by a cigarette. Oceanside police Lt. Leonard Cosby says officers and firefighters arrived to find the home in flames at the San Luis Rey Mobile Home Park...

  • Panel approves query to Oklahoma Supreme Court on legality of Capitol repair bond measure

    BY RICK M. GREEN, Capitol Bureau The state will ask the Oklahoma Supreme Court to validate the legality of a $120 million Capitol repair bond measure after an attorney challenged its constitutionality. The Oklahoma Capitol Improvement Authority, chaired by Gov. Read more on NewsOK.

  • AP PHOTOS: White House security over the years

    WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the Secret Service's toughest jobs is trying to balance public access to the White House with security of the presidential residence. White House security suffered an extraordinary breach this weekend when an ex-soldier allegedly jumped the fence, sprinted across the...

  • Biden to Hispanics: Obama will act on immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden told frustrated Hispanic leaders Monday President Barack Obama is "absolutely committed to moving forward" on comprehensive immigration reforms "and he's going to do an awful lot." Biden said Obama was determined to move ahead "with or without"...

  • Alaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A television reporter quit her job on live TV with a big four-letter flourish after revealing she owns a medical marijuana business and intends to press for legalization of recreational pot in Alaska. After reporting on the Alaska Cannabis Club on Sunday night's...

  • SpaceX breaks ground on Texas rocket launch site

    BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The commercial rocket launches that could begin as early as 2016 in the southernmost tip of Texas will be a critical step toward one day establishing a human presence on Mars, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said Monday. With waves from the Gulf of Mexico crashing...

  • Biden to Hispanics: Obama will act on immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden told frustrated Hispanic leaders Monday President Barack Obama is "absolutely committed to moving forward" on comprehensive immigration reforms "and he's going to do an awful lot. Read more on NewsOK.

  • AP PHOTOS: White House security over the years

    WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the Secret Service's toughest jobs is trying to balance public access to the White House with security of the presidential residence. Read more on NewsOK.

  • Amnesty blasts China's torture tool industry

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese production and export of police equipment primarily used for torture, such as electric shock wands and neck-and-wrist cuffs connected by a chain, has grown dramatically, enabling human rights violations at home and abroad, Amnesty International said in a report Tuesday....



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