EU leaders boost support for Libya to halt migrant exodus
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EU leaders boost support for Libya to halt migrant exodus

European Union leaders are pledging to boost their support for conflict-ravaged Libya as the number of people fleeing Africa from there for better lives in Europe continues to rise

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Christie's push for opioid cash from insurer hits roadblock

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's months-long effort to tap into reserves of the state's biggest health insurer to finance opioid addiction treatment is being met with resistance in the Democrat-led Assembly as budget talks approach the June 30 deadline

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Snyder urges House to OK incentives, defends talks with Dems

Gov. Rick Snyder is urging the Republican-led state House to pass economic development incentives when it meets in July, saying there's still time to lure Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn to Michigan

Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on citizens' rights
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Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on citizens' rights

The European Union and Britain tripped Friday over the first item in their Brexit talks _ protecting the rights of each other's citizens _ highlighting the potential for trouble ahead in their newly started marathon negotiations

New homes sales rebounded 2.9 percent in May
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New homes sales rebounded 2.9 percent in May

New home sales rebounded 2.9 percent in May, even as prices surge

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Founder of Russian messaging app defies official ultimatum

The founder of a Russian encrypted messaging app is defying the government's request to provide information about his company

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Sears closes another 20 stores

Sears Holdings Corp. is closing another 20 stores _ 18 Sears stores and two Kmart stores _ as the ailing retailer tries to turn around its business

Kids today: They don't work summer jobs the way they used to
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Kids today: They don't work summer jobs the way they used to

Summer jobs are vanishing as US teens spend more time in school and just hanging out

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Alaska's Kuskokwim king salmon numbers mimic historic lows

Statistics from the Bethel Test Fishery show king salmon numbers this year are similar to 2012 and 2013 numbers that were minimized by a population crash

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New home sales rebound 2.9 percent in May, led by gains in the South and West

New home sales rebound 2.9 percent in May, led by gains in the South and West