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Average price of US gas slips a penny, to $2.94 a gallon

The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. fell a penny a gallon over the past three weeks to $2.94. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the average price is 63 cents higher than it was one...

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5 years after declaring bankruptcy, Detroit reborn at a cost

It's been five years since Detroit bottomed out after decades of decline, admitting in the largest U.S. municipal bankruptcy filing ever that the country's one-time industrial engine could no longer pay its bills. The turnaround since then...

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Kushner tenants: We were pushed out for luxury condo buyers

The hammering and drilling began just months after Jared Kushner's family real estate firm bought a converted warehouse apartment building in the hip, Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Tenants say it started early in the morning and went...

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US trade, immigration and biofuel policies hit farmers hard

Even before the specter of a trade war with China and other countries threatened to cost them billions of dollars, American farmers were feeling the squeeze from fluctuating crop prices and other factors that have halved their overall income in recent...

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'Hotel Transylvania 3' tops charts, 'Skyscraper' stumbles

"Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, "Skyscraper," in the dust. Sony Pictures estimated Sunday that the animated family...

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Rush on for casinos to start sports bets before football

New Jersey gambling regulators are warning casinos to submit their plans for sports betting by Monday or risk not being approved in time for the start of football season. David Rebuck, director of the state Division of Gaming Enforcement...

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May reveals Trump Brexit advice: Sue the EU, don't negotiate

In the midst of a messy political crisis at home over Britain's impending exit from the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May revealed Sunday that Donald Trump gave her this piece of advice: Sue the EU, don't negotiate. A bemused May...

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Finnish brewery creates quirky beer for Trump-Putin summit

A small Finnish craft brewery is paying a humorous tribute to the Helsinki summit. RPS Brewing has issued a limited-edition lager depicting cartoon U.S. and Russian presidents on its label, with text for Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin saying...

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New Jersey track brings sports bets to New York's doorstep

A northern New Jersey horse racing track has brought legal sports betting to New York City's doorstep. The Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford began taking sports bets on Saturday morning. The track is located in the sports...

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Lenin statue at final sandwiched by ads for Budweiser, Visa

When Lenin had a thirst for revolution, this is not what he had in mind. Fans attending Sunday's World Cup final between France and Croatia will pass a huge statue of the Bolshevik Revolution's leader as they enter the Luzhniki Stadium. Abutting...

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