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Trump signs Order to Make American-Made Goods More American
Nuclear Industry Push for Reduced Oversight Gaining Traction
Au Pairs Could Soon Learn Whether They Will Get Payments

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Nuclear Industry Push for Reduced Oversight Gaining Traction

Trump signs Order to Make American-Made Goods More American

By Ellen Knickmeyer |
Fewer mock commando raids to test nuclear power plants' defenses against terrorist attacks. Fewer, smaller government inspections for plant safety issues. Less notice to the p...

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California Pot Regulators Struggling with Job, Audit Says

California Pot Regulators Struggling with Job, Audit Says

By Michael R. Blood | Jul 18
The agency overseeing California's legal marijuana market has been overmatched by the job and is struggling to hire sufficient staff and set an overall strategy for the nation's largest cannabis economy, an audit found.

Nuclear Industry Push for Reduced Oversight Gaining Traction

Nuclear Industry Push for Reduced Oversight Gaining Traction

By Ellen Knickmeyer | Jul 18
Fewer mock commando raids to test nuclear power plants' defenses against terrorist attacks. Fewer, smaller government inspections for plant safety issues. Less notice to the public and to state governors when problems arise.

Au Pairs Could Soon Learn Whether They Will Get Payments

Au Pairs Could Soon Learn Whether They Will Get Payments

Jul 18
Low-paid childcare workers from around the world could soon learn whether they will be getting payments from a proposed $65.5 million class action settlement.

AP Fact Check: Savings from Sanders' Medicare Plan Dubious

AP Fact Check: Savings from Sanders' Medicare Plan Dubious

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 18
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders all but guaranteed in his "Medicare for All" speech on Wednesday the U.S. would spend less on health care with his plan. Here's a look at his claim and the facts.

AP Fact Check: UK Leadership Contenders Make Wild Promises

AP Fact Check: UK Leadership Contenders Make Wild Promises

By Jill Lawless | Jul 18
Contenders Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt both say they will break the country's political deadlock over Brexit, take Britain out of the European Union, boost the economy and bring a divided country back together.

Federal Data Shows Opioid Shipments Ballooned as Crisis Grew

Federal Data Shows Opioid Shipments Ballooned as Crisis Grew

By Mark Gillispie | Jul 17
Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addiction crisis accelerated from 2006 to 2012.

EU Probes Amazon over Use of Retailer Info to Gain Edge

EU Probes Amazon over Use of Retailer Info to Gain Edge

Jul 17
The European Union is opening an antitrust probe into U.S. online shopping giant Amazon to see whether it uses data from independent retailers to gain an edge in the market.

Congress Grills Big Tech over Competition, Money and Power

Congress Grills Big Tech over Competition, Money and Power

By Barbara Ortutay and Matt O'Brien | Jul 17
Big Tech faced tough questions Tuesday as federal lawmakers focused on issues of potentially anticompetitive behavior by technology giants and expressed bipartisan skepticism over Facebook's plan for a new digital currency.

AP Fact Check: Trump Falsely Claims Omar Praised al-Qaida

AP Fact Check: Trump Falsely Claims Omar Praised al-Qaida

By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Jul 17
In trying to make the case that Rep. Ilhan Omar loves terrorists, President Donald Trump put words in her mouth.

Africans Flee to South America on Dangerous Journey to U.S.

Africans Flee to South America on Dangerous Journey to U.S.

By David Sharp | Jul 17
Hundreds of Africans trying to escape violence and poverty are forgoing a journey to Europe for a longer, still-dangerous land route to the United States through South America.

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