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The Latest: Greek conservatives: Sunday vote is flawed

Wednesday, 11:39 AM

Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis puts on his motorbike helmet as he leaves his office 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)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):


Trafficker jailed for 18 years over Italy migrant boat disaster

Wednesday, 11:36 AM

A Guardia Costiera boat arrives in the port of Lampedusa after rescuing migrants off the shore on October 25, 2013A Tunisian people smuggler who survived one of the worst migrant boat disasters in the Mediterranean was given an 18-year jail sentence on Wednesday. A court in Agrigento, Sicily found Khaled Bensalem, 36, guilty of trafficking and of having contributed to the ship catching fire and capsizing just off the outlying Italian island of Lampedusa in October 2013. At least 366 people died in the accident which caused an international outcry over the plight of migrants trying to reach Europe by sea and led to the launch of Italy's search and rescue operation Mare Nostrum, which has since been succeeded by a multi-national mission.


Ex-state senator pleads guilty to racketeering in California

Wednesday, 11:35 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An ex-California state senator pleaded guilty Wednesday to a racketeering charge in an organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown.

US probing possible airline collusion to keep fares high

Wednesday, 11:35 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion between major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press.

Bubba and Tiger recovering from highs and lows

Wednesday, 11:24 AM

PGA: Travelers Championship-Final Round(Reuters) - Bubba Watson and Tiger Woods are both trying to recover this week at the Greenbrier Classic, one from the highs of victory and the other from another major disappointment. Watson said on Wednesday he was exhausted following his playoff victory on Sunday at the Travelers Championship, while Woods tried to remain upbeat after a U.S. Open appearance that included another round of 80 for the 14-times major winner. "I'll keep resting, drinking fluids and hopefully recover." Woods is making his first appearance since missing the U.S. Open cut by 11 strokes two weeks ago after posting an opening 10-over-par 80.


Golf-Bubba and Tiger recovering from highs and lows

Wednesday, 11:15 AM

Bubba Watson and Tiger Woods are both trying to recover this week at the Greenbrier Classic, one from the highs of victory and the other from another major disappointment. Watson said on Wednesday he was exhausted following his playoff victory on Sunday at the Travelers Championship, while Woods tried to remain upbeat after a U.S. Open appearance that included another round of 80 for the 14-times major winner. "I'll keep resting, drinking fluids and hopefully recover." Woods is making his first appearance since missing the U.S. Open cut by 11 strokes two weeks ago after posting an opening 10-over-par 80.

Visa joins MasterCard, AmEx in ending use for Backpage sex ads

Wednesday, 11:42 AM

A consumer holds her credit cards in WashingtonBy Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - Visa Inc said on Wednesday it is joining MasterCard Inc and American Express Co in barring its credit cards from being used to pay for ads on Backpage.com following a request from a Chicago sheriff who said the site is used by sex traffickers. Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart said that "escort" ads on Backpage.com and similar classified advertising sites make up the foundation of a sex-trafficking industry that preys on the young and vulnerable. Earlier this week, he asked both Visa and MasterCard to cut off any association with the Backpage.com "adult" section.


California cities show biggest water savings yet in drought

Wednesday, 11:41 AM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California water regulators say cities showed their best drought conservation yet by cutting water use 29 percent in May compared to two years ago.

Strong truck, SUV demand helped Ford, GM raise prices in June

Wednesday, 11:42 AM

The front grill logo of a Ford F150 pick-up truck is shown in Carlsbad, CaliforniaStrong demand for sport utility vehicles and trucks in June helped General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co offset slowing demand for sedans by allowing them to raise prices on their trucks. GM and Ford said on Wednesday increases in the average transaction prices for their vehicles, particularly trucks and SUVs, outpaced sales volume growth that fell short of Wall Street expectations. Ford, for example, said prices for its F-series trucks rose 8 percent, or $3,600, while sales volume for the pickup truck line dropped 8.9 percent in June.


Deloitte to pay $1 million to resolve SEC auditor independence rule charges

Wednesday, 11:36 AM

The Deloitte Company logo is seen on a commercial tower at Gurgaon, on the outskirts of New DelhiDeloitte & Touche LLP will pay more than $1 million to settle charges that it violated auditor independence rules, after its consulting arm maintained a relationship with a trustee who served on boards for funds Deloitte audited, U.S. regulators said. The Securities and Exchange Commission said the trustee, Andrew C. Boynton, and the funds' administrator ALPS Fund Services, also settled charges in the case. SEC rules require auditors to maintain a degree of independence from clients whose books they review.


Obama in Tennessee to talk about improving health care law

Wednesday, 11:39 AM

President Barack Obama walks with Kelly Bryant at her home in Nashville, Tenn., Wednesday, July 1, 2015, en route to Taylor Stratton Elementary School, where he is to speak about the Affordable Care Act. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Barack Obama is using the momentum from a recent Supreme Court victory for his health care law to change the conversation from talk about undoing his signature domestic achievement to talk about how to improve it.


DoJ lawyers oppose GE unit's sale to Electrolux: source

Wednesday, 11:35 AM

Sears customer shops near General Electric appliances in SchaumburgElectrolux declined to comment, and the DOJ and GE were not immediately available for a comment. Sweden's Electrolux agreed to buy GE's century-old appliance business in September. The deal would double Electrolux's U.S. sales, putting it on a par with larger rival Whirlpool Corp .