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Last Updated Jul 1, 2015 10:57AM

Washington • The Food and Drug Administration says it plans to crack down on unapproved prescription ear drops often given to young children suffering from ear infections. The agency published a memo ...

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  • FILE - This March 2, 2011, file photo, shows containers of Heinz ketchup on the shelf of a market, in Barre, Vt.  Kraft shareholders have approved the sale of the company to ketchup maker H.J. Heinz, creating one of the world's largest food companies with annual revenue of about $28 billion.  (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File) Kraft shareholders OK sale of company to Heinz
    Northfield, Ill. • Kraft shareholders have approved the sale of the company to ketchup maker H.J. Heinz, creating one of the world’s largest food comp...
    Updated Jul 01 2015 10:39 am   |     |   Share
  • Lawsuits over gambling test tribal immunity
    Mashantucket, Conn. • For gamblers skilled at counting cards, it can be especially risky to play at America’s tribal casinos: Those who have gotten ca...
    Updated Jul 01 2015 10:39 am   |     |   Share
  • GM stops production at its single plant in Russia
    St. Petersburg, Russia • General Motors has halted production at its single assembly plant in Russia as sales have plummeted amid an economic downturn...
    Updated Jul 01 2015 10:36 am   |     |   Share
  • A man plays his guitar while he begs for money in front of a closed down business in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, Monday, June 29, 2015. International economists released a critical report on Puerto Rico's economy Monday on the heels of the governor's warning that the island can't pay its $72 billion public debt. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo) Puerto Rico power company sells bonds
    San Juan, Puerto Rico • Puerto Rico’s troubled power company has been forced to sell bonds once again to obtain capital and avoid defaulting on a $415...
    Updated Jul 01 2015 10:33 am   |     |   Share


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  • FILE- In this Oct. 6, 2013, file photo, Oakland Raiders cheerleaders hold pink pom-poms for breast cancer awareness before an NFL football game between the Raiders and the San Diego Chargers in Oakland, Calif. California lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill making it clear that professional cheerleaders are sports team employees. The bill approved by the state Senate on Monday, June 29, 2015, would require that cheerleaders be paid at least minimum wage if they work for professional sports teams based in California. AB202 says they would have to be paid for overtime and sick leave, the same as other employees. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File) Bill targets minimum wage for cheerleaders
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    Updated Jul 01 2015 10:18 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2014, file photo, Mike Johnson, a sales manager at a Honda car dealership, opens the hood of a Honda CRV SUV, in Tempe, Ariz. Automakers release vehicle sales for June 2015 on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File) SUVs, muscle cars keep auto industry rolling
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  • Macy’s to dump Trump clothes over comments
    New York • Macy’s is the latest company to end its relationship with Donald Trump as the fallout from the real estate mogul’s remarks about Mexican im...
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  • Pensioners try to get a number to enter inside a bank in Athens, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. About 1,000 bank branches around the country were ordered by the government to reopen Wednesday to help desperate pensioners without ATM cards cash up to 120 euros ($134) from their retirement checks. Eurozone finance ministers were set to weigh Greece's latest proposal for aid Wednesday. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza) Greece vote ahead as creditors rebuff overture
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  • FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Hopes that a deal between Greece and its creditors could be cobbled together in time to avoid a messy Greek exit from the euro sent stock markets across Europe sharply higher on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) U.S. stocks gain on hopes for Greek settlement
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  • People stand in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Asian shares rose on Wednesday as investors watched to see the next step as Greece fell into arrears after failing to make a debt repayment on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara) European markets surge on Greek deal hopes
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  • FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2013 file photo, travelers walk through terminal 3 at O'Hare International airport in Chicago. On top of the bag fees and other charges, families traveling this summer may have to pay extra just to sit next to one another. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File) Tips for finding adjacent airline seats without paying extra
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  • FILE- In this April 30, 2015, file photo, Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla delivers his budget address for the next fiscal year at the Capitol building in San Juan. Puerto Rico's governor believes the U.S. territory's $72 billion public debt is unpayable, his spokesman confirmed late Sunday, June 28, 2015, adding another blow to the international financial system already struggling with a possible default by Greece. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo, File) Economists say Puerto Rico needs right to bankruptcy option
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  • Briefs: Micron, Harmons, Molycorp
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  • In this June 26, 2015, photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Obama administration will propose requiring overtime pay for workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week, three individuals familiar with the plan said Monday, June 29. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Boosting OT: Obama calls for broader coverage
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