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US probing possible airline collusion that kept fares high
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press....

SUVs, muscle cars help auto industry maintain momentum
DETROIT (AP) -- Americans again bought vehicles that sit up high and come loaded with features like backup cameras and smartphone capabilities in June. Horsepower was also in; gas-sipping not so much....

US stocks gain as Greece appears to be willing to negotiate
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hopes that a deal could be reached between Greece and its creditors pushed stocks higher on Wednesday....

Emmitt Smith, Flo Rida out of Miss USA, Macy's dumps Trump
NEW YORK (AP) -- Rapper Flo Rida, the Macy's department store chain and football Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith all had something in common on Wednesday: They're the latest to distance themselves from Donald Trump following his remarks about Mexican immigrants....

US sues to block GE appliance business sale to Electrolux
NEW YORK (AP) -- The U.S. government is seeking to stop Electrolux from buying General Electric's appliance division, saying the combined company would dominate sales of ovens and other cooking-related kitchen appliances, especially to customers like home builders, property managers, hotels, and governments....

Want a national day? Check a website in North Dakota
NEW YORK (AP) -- To most Americans, July 4 is Independence Day. But on Marlo Anderson's calendar, it's also Caesar Salad Day and Barbecued Spareribs Day....

Myanmar fisherman goes home after 22 years as a slave
TUAL, Indonesia (AP) -- All he did was ask to go home....

Gamblers' abuse claims test sovereignty of US tribal casinos
MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) -- For gamblers skilled at counting cards, it can be especially risky to play at America's tribal casinos: Those who have gotten caught tell stories of seized winnings, wrongful detentions, or worse....

Poll: Approval for Supreme Court health care decision
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A new poll finds that most Americans approve of the recent Supreme Court decision preserving the health care law's subsidized insurance premiums for people in all 50 states....

US manufacturing growth improves in June; hiring jumps
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. manufacturing growth improved in June, helped by a jump in employment....

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