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  • Bleaching kills third of coral in Great Barrier Reef's north Associated Press - 11 minutes ago

    Mass bleaching has killed more than a third of the coral in the northern and central parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, though corals to the south have escaped with little damage, scientists said ...

  • Beijing tracks the elderly as they take buses, go shopping Associated Press - 35 minutes ago
    Beijing tracks the elderly as they take buses, go shopping

    BEIJING (AP) — These days, when people over 80 in Beijing take a bus, see a doctor or spend money, their activities are digitally tracked by the government, as part of an effort to improve services for the country's rapidly growing elderly population.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines at 12:07 a.m. EDT Associated Press - 54 minutes ago

    German airline Lufthansa says it is suspending its flights to Caracas, citing the difficult economic situation in Venezuela

  • Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gains Associated Press - 57 minutes ago
    Asian stocks rise after Wall Street gains

    BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Monday following Wall Street's gains as investors looked ahead to economic data this week from China, Australia and Korea.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines at 11:46 p.m. EDT Associated Press - 1 hour 15 minutes ago

    German airline Lufthansa says it is suspending its flights to Caracas, citing the difficult economic situation in Venezuela

  • Though largely unknown, Trump finds fans in China Associated Press - 1 hour 41 minutes ago
    Though largely unknown, Trump finds fans in China

    China features prominently in the rhetoric of presumed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who accuses the country of stealing American jobs and cheating at global trade. In China itself, though, ...

  • Finally allowed 2nd child, older Chinese parents turn to IVF Associated Press - 2 hours 34 minutes ago
    Finally allowed 2nd child, older Chinese parents turn to IVF

    BEIJING (AP) — China's decision to allow all married couples to have two children is driving a surge in demand for fertility treatment among older women, putting heavy pressure on clinics and breaking down past sensitivities, and even shame, about the issue.

  • At least 6 dead, 2 missing after floods in Texas, Kansas Associated Press - 3 hours ago
    At least 6 dead, 2 missing after floods in Texas, Kansas

    Authorities in central Texas found two more bodies along flooded streams Sunday, bringing the death toll from flooding in the state to six. It's unclear whether a body found in Travis County near Austin ...

  • Trump's movement campaign likely to turn on the margins Associated Press - 4 hours ago
    Trump's movement campaign likely to turn on the margins

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Donald Trump calls his presidential campaign a mass movement, but he must show he can coax enough support from voters who twice delivered the White House to Barack Obama.

  • More than 700 feared dead in recent Mediterranean crossings Associated Press - 4 hours ago
    More than 700 feared dead in recent Mediterranean crossings

    Survivor accounts have pushed to more than 700 the number of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks over three days in the past week, even as rescue ships saved thousands of others in daring ...

  • Hardly a dog's life for Obama's pets Bo and Sunny Associated Press - 6 hours ago
    Hardly a dog's life for Obama's pets Bo and Sunny

    It's hardly a dog's life of just eating and sleeping for President Barack Obama's pets, Bo and Sunny. The pair of Portuguese water dogs — Bo with his distinctive white chest and front paws, and the all-black ...

  • Sky high: NYC 'trophy apartment' could list for $250 million Associated Press - 7 hours ago
    Sky high: NYC 'trophy apartment' could list for $250 million

    Billionaires' Row. That's what New York real estate experts have dubbed a lineup of a half-dozen new superluxury skyscrapers overlooking Central Park that are home to some of the world's most expensive ...

  • Alexander Rossi pulls off stunning upset in 100th Indy 500 Associated Press - 7 hours ago
    Alexander Rossi pulls off stunning upset in 100th Indy 500

    A new era for the Indianapolis 500 arrived in the form of a most unfamiliar driver. An American, no less. Alexander Rossi outlasted his faster rivals — and his fuel tank — for a stunning victory Sunday ...

  • Gibraltar fears border with Spain could close if UK quits EU Associated Press - 7 hours ago
    Gibraltar fears border with Spain could close if UK quits EU

    MADRID (AP) — Gibraltar could find its access to the single European market blocked by a hostile Spanish government if the United Kingdom were to vote to leave the European Union in a referendum next month, the chief minister of the tiny British territory on Spain's southwestern tip said Sunday.

  • A veteran's race against time to return WWI Purple Hearts Associated Press - 7 hours ago
    A veteran's race against time to return WWI Purple Hearts

    A group that seeks to reunite lost Purple Hearts with service members or their descendants is embarking on an ambitious project: to return 100 such medals or certificates earned in World War I before the ...

  • 'Mommy loves you!': Boy rescued after gorilla is shot at zoo Associated Press - 8 hours ago
    'Mommy loves you!': Boy rescued after gorilla is shot at zoo

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Panicked zoo visitors watched helplessly and shouted, "Stay calm!" while one woman yelled, "Mommy loves you!" as a 400-pound-plus gorilla loomed over a 4-year-old boy who had fallen into a shallow moat at the Cincinnati Zoo.

  • Parishioners hold last service at church after 11-year vigil Associated Press - 8 hours ago
    Parishioners hold last service at church after 11-year vigil

    SCITUATE, Mass. (AP) — For more than 11 years, a core group of about 100 die-hard parishioners of St. Frances X. Cabrini Church kept their beloved parish open by maintaining an around-the-clock vigil in a peaceful protest of a decision by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston to close it.

  • Depp's 'Alice' bombs, 'X-Men: Apocalypse' on top with $65M Associated Press - 9 hours ago
    Depp's 'Alice' bombs, 'X-Men: Apocalypse' on top with $65M

    NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Depp's "Alice Through the Looking Glass" bombed over the Memorial Day weekend with just $28.1 million through Sunday in North American theaters, while "X-Men: Apocalypse" debuted on top with an estimated $65 million.

  • Beer: The fight over where you buy it in Pennsylvania Associated Press - 9 hours ago

    Beer-buying Pennsylvanians are seeing a growing number of options where they can pick up a six-pack or two, though Pennsylvania still remains home to some of the nation's most restrictive beer sales laws. ...

  • Storm safe rooms as a wedding gift? Sure, in Tornado Alley Associated Press - 10 hours ago
    Storm safe rooms as a wedding gift? Sure, in Tornado Alley

    Never mind toasters, blenders and slow cookers. Joplin, Missouri, tornado survivors Kayla and Ricky Smith had a more practical request for a wedding gift — shelter from the next big storm. The Smiths were ...

  • Students seeking sugar daddies for tuition, rent Associated Press - 10 hours ago
    Students seeking sugar daddies for tuition, rent

    Candice Kashani graduated from law school debt-free this spring, thanks to a modern twist on an age-old arrangement. During her first year, she faced tuition and expenses that ran nearly $50,000, even ...

  • UAE media say US businessman gets 15 years prison Associated Press - 11 hours ago

    A Dubai court sentenced an American businessman to 15 years in prison on Sunday after convicting him on theft and fraud charges. Zack Shahin was sentenced at the Dubai Criminal Court over a 2007 Texas ...

  • Uganda, South Korea leaders sign co-operation agreements Associated Press - 11 hours ago
    Uganda, South Korea leaders sign co-operation agreements

    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda and South Korea signed cooperation agreements Sunday that officials here hope will lead to transfer of technology as Uganda tries to implement an ambitious industrialization program.

  • Altered state: Border redraw moves 19 homes in the Carolinas Associated Press - 11 hours ago
    Altered state: Border redraw moves 19 homes in the Carolinas

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dee Martin may wake up on Jan. 1 and find herself in a whole different state.

  • Bill would help National Guard members with small businesses Associated Press - 11 hours ago

    U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has introduced a bill to improve access to Small Business Administration programs for members of the National Guard and Reserves. Despite their benefits, the programs, introduced ...

  • Ohio treasurer alleges governor killed online spending bill Associated Press - 11 hours ago
    Ohio treasurer alleges governor killed online spending bill

    Ohio's treasurer is accusing the governor of killing a signature bill in 2014 that would have assured the future of his online database of government spending. The clash over Republican Treasurer Josh ...

  • Silpada says outdated business model led to closing Associated Press - 11 hours ago

    LENEXA, Kan. (AP) — A Lenexa-based jewelry company that was one of the Kansas City area's more successful startups when it was founded about two decades ago has announced its plans to close.

  • German, French leaders mark 100 years since Battle of Verdun Associated Press - 12 hours ago
    German, French leaders mark 100 years since Battle of Verdun

    In solemn ceremonies Sunday in the forests of eastern France, French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel marked 100 years since the Battle of Verdun, determined to show that, ...

  • Judge orders release of documents in Trump University suit Associated Press - 17 hours ago
    Judge orders release of documents in Trump University suit

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge is ordering the release of Trump University internal documents in a class-action lawsuit against the now-defunct real estate school owned by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

  • Police: Pelicans guard Dejean-Jones fatally shot in Dallas Associated Press - 18 hours ago
    Police: Pelicans guard Dejean-Jones fatally shot in Dallas

    DALLAS (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones was fatally shot after breaking down the door to a Dallas apartment, authorities said Saturday.

  • AP PHOTOS: Refugees who made a train to nowhere their home Associated Press - 19 hours ago
    AP PHOTOS: Refugees who made a train to nowhere their home

    IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — Before catching the world's attention, Idomeni was a sleepy village on the Greek border with Macedonia, the last stop on the train before heading through former Yugoslav countries and onto western Europe.

  • German rhetoric on Afghan migrants doesn't meet reality Associated Press - 19 hours ago
    German rhetoric on Afghan migrants doesn't meet reality

    BERLIN (AP) — The 75 people stuffed onto the small dinghy watched with horror as the water flowed in, eventually covering bags filled with clothes and mementos from the devastated homes they were fleeing. Jawad, a 25-year-old Afghan, prayed as he huddled with his wife, daughter and infant son.

  • Germany's Lufthansa to suspend flights to Venezuela Associated Press - 20 hours ago

    BERLIN (AP) — German airline Lufthansa says it is suspending its flights to Caracas, citing the difficult economic situation in Venezuela.

  • Veterans sites in California, Kentucky, Virginia damaged Associated Press - 22 hours ago
    Veterans sites in California, Kentucky, Virginia damaged

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Memorials to veterans in a Los Angeles neighborhood and a town in Kentucky, as well as a Civil War veterans cemetery in Virginia, were damaged as the nation prepares to mark Memorial Day, officials said.

  • Chinese detergent maker sorry for harm done by racist ad Associated Press - 22 hours ago
    Chinese detergent maker sorry for harm done by racist ad

    BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese laundry detergent maker apologized for the harm caused by the spread of an ad in which a black man "washed" by its product was transformed into a fair-skinned Asian man.