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Older vehicles in London to be charged more for polluting

LONDON (AP) — Drivers of older, more polluting cars will face an additional charge when entering central London as the city battles air pollution blamed for thousands of premature deaths each year. Starting Monday, cars registered before...

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Greece in race to finish bailout review as exit nears

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Bailout negotiators are returning to Greece to try and reach a deal by the end of the year on the terms for the next loan payout, as the debt-plagued country prepares to end eight years of rescue funding programs next summer...

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British business groups appeal for Brexit transition period

LONDON (AP) — Five of Britain's biggest business groups are calling on the government to quickly agree to a transition period of at least two years following the country's exit from the European Union to provide certainty about regulatory and trade...

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New flight paths lead to airplane noise complaints across US

PHOENIX (AP) — Airliners began flying over Twila Lake's bungalow-style house in a historic district three years ago, taking off every one to two minutes from the Phoenix airport and roaring over her neighborhood. It was a sudden change after rarely...

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Trump urges House GOP to move quickly on budget, tax cuts

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — House Republicans, with the urging of President Donald Trump, will strive to pass a budget this week so they can turn their attention to tax reform. Trump warned that action on tax reform is crucial to avoiding political failure...

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Japan ruling party win boosts Nikkei; other trading muted

TOKYO (AP) — Global trading was muted Monday, but Japan's benchmark rose on the back of a parliamentary election victory by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democrats, who had promised stability and growth. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC...

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Jurors to begin deliberating in meningitis outbreak case

BOSTON (AP) — Jury deliberations are set to begin in the case of a Massachusetts pharmacist charged with murder in the 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people. Jurors in Glenn Chin's case are expected to start deliberating in Boston's...

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Nikkei rises on Japanese ruling party win, most of Asia up

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher Monday, with Japan's benchmark rising on the back of an election victory by the prime minister's ruling party, which had promised stability and growth. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225...

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Trial to begin against Philip Morris in smoker's death

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A trial is set to begin in a lawsuit against Philip Morris in connection with the lung cancer death of a Connecticut woman who smoked the company's Marlboro cigarettes. The trial over Vernon resident Jeanette Bifolck's...

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Czech office says election result web sites were hacked

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Statistics Office says the web sites it used to publish results from a parliamentary election were hacked. The office made the announcement on Sunday, a day after two sites the office used to post returns of the election...

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