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Tue Jun 18 1 per day
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Argentina again facing early elimination at Copa America
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) A year later, Argentina is again facing the prospect of an early elimination.
3 mins ago | AP site

Serpentine art CEO quits amid criticism of spyware firm link
LONDON (AP) The CEO of London's Serpentine Galleries has quit amid what she calls "toxic personal attacks" over her husband's involvement in an Israeli spyware firm.
3 mins ago | AP site

Camera captures bear's rub on tree at Russian nature reserve
MOSCOW (AP) An Asian black bear in Russia has been captured on video enjoying a backrub against a tree before trying to eat a surveillance camera.
3 mins ago | AP site

Kellogg cutting 150 jobs as part of Keebler sale
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) Kellogg Co. is cutting 150 salaried jobs across North America as part of the previously announced sale of its cookie and fruit snack businesses.
4 mins ago | AP site

Biden hints at $19.8M fundraising haul for quarter
WASHINGTON (AP) Joe Biden is touting preliminary fundraising figures that suggest he raised at least $19 million this quarter.
4 mins ago | AP site

Tree that some say inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' topples
SAN DIEGO (AP) A century-old tree with a long trunk and bushy branches that some believe was the inspiration for fictional Truffula trees in Dr. Seuss' "The Lorax" has fallen in a coastal San Diego park.
5 mins ago | AP site

Brazil court accepts Odebrecht bankruptcy protection filing
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) A Brazilian court says it has accepted a petition from construction giant Odebrecht to undergo bankruptcy protection while it restructures its debts.
8 mins ago | AP site

High school student charged with distributing laced candy
COURTLAND, Va. (AP) A Virginia high school student has surrendered to authorities over accusations she distributed candy laced with an unknown substance to fellow students, sending up to eight to the hospital.
9 mins ago | AP site

Toronto police seek 4th person in Raptors rally shooting
TORONTO (AP) Police are looking for a fourth person and haven't recovered the gun involved in a shooting at a rally for the NBA champion Raptors that wounded four people and sent thousands fleeing, authorities said Tuesday.
10 mins ago | AP site

Woman bitten by venomous snake while doing laundry at home
MOUNT PENN, Pa. (AP) Officials say a Pennsylvania woman was bitten on the arm by a venomous snake when she went to her basement to do laundry.
10 mins ago | AP site

IAAF argued in court that Semenya is 'biologically male
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) The governing body of track argued in court that Caster Semenya is "biologically male" and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions.
12 mins ago | AP site

Bosnian city of Mostar awash in trash amid landfill protest
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) Uncollected thrash is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar one of the Balkan nation's main tourist destinations since residents begun blocking access to the city's sole landfill, insisting that it poses serious health and environmental risks.
14 mins ago | AP site

Police say ship captain in Danube collision not intoxicated
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) Police in Hungary say the captain of a river cruise ship involved in a deadly collision with a tour boat was not intoxicated at the time of the May 29 crash in Budapest.
18 mins ago | AP site

Charitable giving by individual Americans drops in 2018
NEW YORK (AP) Charitable giving by individual Americans in 2018 suffered its biggest drop since the Great Recession of 2008-09, in part because of Republican-backed changes in tax policy, according to the latest comprehensive report on Americans' giving patterns.
21 mins ago | AP site

Jon Stewart keeping up pressure on Mitch McConnell
NEW YORK (AP) Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert's late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for passage of legislation to replenish a victims' fund for first responders to the 9/11 attacks.
21 mins ago | AP site

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Facebook already rules daily communication for more than two billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too.
6 hrs ago | AP site

Platini arrested as part of 2022 World Cup investigation
PARIS (AP) A justice official in France says former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested in relation to the awarding of the 2022 World Cup.
6 hrs ago | AP site

Hong Kong leader: Extradition bill unlikely to be revived
HONG KONG (AP) Hong Kong's leader apologized Tuesday for an unpopular extradition bill that drew massive protests and indicated that it will not be revived during the current legislative session.
7 hrs ago | AP site

Justice official with knowledge of case tells AP former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested
PARIS (AP) Justice official with knowledge of case tells AP former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested.
7 hrs ago | AP site

European Central Bank: ready to give more stimulus if needed
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) European Central Bank President Mario Draghi says that the eurozone's monetary authority stands ready to cut interest rates and could re-start its bond purchase stimulus program if the economy needs it.
7 hrs ago | AP site