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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million more Americans uninsured in 2026 than under President Barack Obama's health care law, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Monday, complicating GOP leaders' hopes of pushing the plan through the chamber this week.

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BOSTON (AP) — The co-owner of a pharmacy deemed responsible for the deaths of 76 people in a national meningitis outbreak tearfully apologized to the victims on Monday and was sentenced to nine years in prison, far less than the victims had wanted.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell slightly in Monday's auction to their lowest levels in two weeks.

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Takata's lethally defective air bags proved to be the company's undoing Monday. But it could take years to get the dangerous devices off the road in the U.S. and around the world.

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Utilities led U.S. stock indexes to a mostly higher close Monday as falling bond yields made high-dividend companies more attractive to investors seeking income.

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U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Monday, snapping a four-day losing streak for the Dow Jones industrial average on a day of largely listless trading.

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BOSTON (AP) — Danielle Ramos' student-debt nightmare was supposed to be over.

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday:

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican legislation overhauling the Obama health care law (all times local):

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LONDON (AP) — Arconic, the metal products maker that was once part of Alcoa Inc., said Monday it will stop selling one type of aluminum composite paneling for use on high-rise buildings after speculation that the material contributed to the spread of a deadly fire at a London apartment tower.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Several potential jurors at the federal securities fraud trial of Martin "Pharma Bro" Shkreli were excused on Monday after telling the judge they couldn't be impartial toward the flamboyant former pharmaceutical CEO because of his notoriety for raising the cost of a life-savi…

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BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she doesn't really do Twitter, but sometimes visits the site to check out what U.S. President Donald Trump has to say.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Jury selection has begun in the New York criminal trial of a Chinese billionaire charged with trying to bribe United Nations diplomats to ease approval of a U.N. conference center.

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BMW said Monday it will invest an additional $600 million to expand its South Carolina plant, creating 1,000 new jobs over the next four years.

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's railroad is turning to an airline industry veteran to lead it through a summer of reckoning for congested tracks and crumbling infrastructure.

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NEW YORK (AP) — CNN wasn't saying Monday what led it to retract a story about a supposed investigation into a pre-inaugural meeting between an associate of President Donald Trump and the head of a Russian investment fund.

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NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus signed a deal Monday for the construction of what officials say will be Europe's biggest casino.

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LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May forged a deal with a Northern Ireland party Monday that should give her struggling minority government enough votes to get her agenda endorsed, but at a high cost: more than 1 billion pounds in new funds for Northern Ireland and resentment from Britai…

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SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law has cost the city jobs, according to a study released Monday that contradicted another new study published last week.

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LONDON (AP) — The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy.

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TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser has announced a new cybersecurity partnership with Israel.

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company is spending $377 million to pick up 9.8 percent of a real estate investment trust called Store Capital.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials have restored 11 government websites that were hacked with a message purporting to be supportive of the Islamic State terrorist group.

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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — After expensive bailouts played a major role in their debt crisis, European authorities agreed on tough new rules to ensure that taxpayers didn't have to pour money into shaky banks.

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PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — Avis is teaming up with Waymo on a self-driving car program.

GENEVA (AP) — Nestle says it's keeping "an open dialogue with all of our shareholders" after news reports that a U.S. hedge fund has taken a large stake sent shares of the Swiss food and beverages giant soaring.

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NEW YORK (AP) — There's Greek yogurt, Icelandic yogurt and Australian yogurt. Now, the U.S. maker of Yoplait is hoping to revive its declining sales by marketing yet another culture in the yogurt section.

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Starting July 1, the credit scores of up to 14 million people could begin to rise as credit reports are scrubbed of nearly all civil judgments and many tax liens.

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LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Inside a cavernous northern Utah warehouse, hydraulic engineers send water rushing down a replica of a dam built out of wood, concrete and steel — trying to pinpoint what repairs will work best at the tallest dam in the U.S for a spillway torn apart in February during heav…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Demand for long-lasting U.S. factory goods fell by the most in 18 months, and a key category that tracks business investment also slipped, evidence that manufacturing output is barely growing.

WASHINGTON (AP) — US durable goods orders fell 1.1 percent in May, most in 18 months.

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LONDON (AP) — Stock markets around the world have started the new week strongly with sentiment in Europe buoyed further by a strong German economic survey that reinforced hopes that the region's recovery is gaining momentum.

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities in Indonesia have issued a travel ban against the Indonesian business partner of U.S. President Donald Trump after he was accused of threatening a deputy attorney general, officials said Monday.

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's antitrust authority says it had to revoke 238 million euros ($266 million) in fines imposed on sausage manufacturers for price collusion because the companies used a now-closed loophole in competition law.

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top trade official says the bloc is preparing retaliatory measures in case the United States goes ahead with plans to impose steel tariffs on imports.

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LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's national airline chief said Monday he is considering asking authorities to order that all drones in the country be grounded, following a series of near-misses with commercial aircraft.

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BEIJING (AP) — The world's biggest coal users — China, the United States and India — have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year's record global decline for the heavily polluting fuel and a setback to efforts to rein in climate change emissions.

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NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — It's back to Switzerland for Cyprus peace talks.

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SHANGHAI (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced 16 Australian and Chinese employees of a casino company to nine to 10 months in prison on Monday after they pleaded guilty to gambling-related charges, the company and an Australian official said.

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BERLIN (AP) — A survey shows that business confidence in Germany has risen to another record high as managers' view of both their outlook and their current situation brightens.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Why are Republicans struggling mightily to reach a consensus on how to overhaul the nation's tax system?

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SHANGHAI (AP) — The Latest on the criminal trial of Australian and Chinese casino workers in a Chinese court (all times local):

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Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S. on Monday, saying it was the only way to ensure it could carry on supplying replacements for faulty air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people.

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BEIJING (AP) — Asian markets rose Monday after Wall Street rebounded from losses to end the week higher on stronger oil and natural gas prices.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A SpaceX rocket carried 10 communications satellites into orbit from California on Sunday, two days after the company successfully launched a satellite from Florida.

UNDATED (AP) — Japanese air bag maker Takata, overwhelmed by lawsuits, recall costs, files for bankruptcy protection .

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LONDON (AP) — The list of high-rise apartment towers in Britain that have failed fire safety tests grew to 60, officials said Sunday, revealing the mounting challenge the government faces in the aftermath of London's Grenfell Tower fire tragedy.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Government websites, many of them in Ohio, were hacked Sunday with a message that purports to be supportive of the Islamic State terrorist group.

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ROME (AP) — The Italian government on Sunday made 5.2 billion euros ($5.8 billion) of resources immediately available to keep operative two banks that the European Central Bank has deemed "failing or about to fail," sending them into insolvency procedures.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a satellite launch from California (all times local):

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