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Shutdown? Terrible, say GOP, Dems. But both threatened it
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Threatening to shutter the federal government unless demands are met - who would do that?...

Maybe next time: Cities see failed Amazon bids as trial runs
DETROIT (AP) -- For some of the 200-plus cities knocked out of the running for Amazon's second headquarters, the effort may turn out to be a trial run for other opportunities. But they're advised not make the same kind of promises to just anyone....

A list of the 20 places still vying for Amazon's 2nd HQ
Here's a list of the 20 places still in contention for Amazon's second headquarters:...

Amazon's potential HQ2 sites leaves many cities disappointed
Amazon's move to whittle its list for a second headquarters leaves more than 200 municipalities disappointed. Here are statements from some of the places that didn't make the tech giant's cut to 20 contenders:...

Asian shares subdued as US government shutdown threat looms
HONG KONG (AP) -- Asian stock markets were muted and the dollar fell on Friday following Wall Street's retreat as the threat of a U.S. federal government shutdown loomed on the weekend....

AP FACT CHECK: Shutdown wouldn't halt military
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's a stretch, at best, to think the military would bear the brunt of a partial government shutdown, as President Donald Trump asserted Thursday at the Pentagon....

Tourism booming in Cuba despite tougher new Trump policy
HAVANA (AP) -- On a sweltering early summer afternoon in Miami's Little Havana, President Donald Trump told a cheering Cuban-American crowd that he was rolling back some of Barack Obama's opening to Cuba in order to starve the island's military-run economy of U.S. tourism dollars and ratchet up pressure for regime change....

EPA official: government must plan for climate change
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A top manager who supervises the Environmental Protection Agency program responsible for cleaning up the nation's most contaminated properties and waterways told Congress on Thursday that the government needs to plan for the ongoing threat posed to Superfund sites from climate change....

LA Times CEO under investigation after report on impropriety
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The parent company of the Los Angeles Times is investigating allegations of inappropriate behavior by Ross Levinsohn, the newspaper's CEO and publisher....

IBM reports first revenue growth since 2012
NEW YORK (AP) -- IBM reported its first quarter of revenue growth in more than five years as the company ramps up its cloud computing business and looks for new opportunities from its investments in artificial intelligence....

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