Greek ex-premier Lucas Papademos wounded in Athens blast

AP Photo/Kostas Tsironis ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An explosion inside a car in Greece’s capital wounded former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos on Thursday, police said. His injuries were not considered to be life-threatening. The 69-year-old Papademos, who served as prime...
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Older Americans want Medicare to pay for long-term care

AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin WASHINGTON (AP) — A growing number of Americans age 40 and older think Medicare should cover the costs of long-term care for older adults, according to a poll conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. That option is...

Emirati man detained over terror fears sues Ohio hotel, cops

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Emirati man who was detained by police at an Ohio hotel after a clerk heard him speaking Arabic and thought he was pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group sued the hotel chain, police and others, claiming he was the victim of an “unjustified...
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OPEC and other nations extend output cuts

AP Photo/Ronald Zak VIENNA (AP) — An alliance of many of the world’s biggest oil-producing nations extended their agreement to cut output for an additional nine months, an effort to support prices that seems futile in the face of growing production from the U.S....
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Ford shuffles management team as new CEO takes helm

AP Photo/TODD VANSICKLE DETROIT (AP) — Ford’s new CEO is shaking up the company’s senior management. The Dearborn, Michigan, automaker named a new head of global product development Thursday, as well as new heads of its operations in North America, Europe and...

Abercrombie Reports 1Q Loss

NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) — Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) on Thursday reported a loss of $61.7 million in its fiscal first quarter. The New Albany, Ohio-based company said it had a loss of 91 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for pretax expenses, were 72 cents per share. The...

Insurers continue to hike prices, abandon ACA markets

People shopping for insurance through the Affordable Care Act in yet more regions could be facing higher prices and fewer choices next year as insurance companies lay out their early plans for 2018. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is asking regulators for a 23...

Hawks hire Warriors' Travis Schlenk as general manager

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks have hired Travis Schlenk as general manager and head of basketball operations, giving the Golden State assistant GM control of personnel decisions. Schlenk succeeds Wes Wilcox, who resigned May 5 as part of the restructuring of the...
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US home equity is back, so why aren't more people borrowing?

AP Photo/Elise Amendola WASHINGTON (AP) — Alicia Johnson and her husband wanted to renovate their home last fall but ran into a roadblock: When they tried to refinance their mortgage and borrow against their equity, five banks said no. Problem was, the Johnsons’...
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British social media celebrity among dead from concert blast

AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It was not just family and friends mourning Martyn Hett this week. Even Mariah Carey was shocked by his death in the Ariana Grande concert bombing. Carey posted a picture of Hett – one of 22 people killed in Monday...