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The chief of the Transportation Security Administration says travelers should see only a slight increase in checkpoint wait times over the four-day July 4 holiday weekend despite the diversion of about 350 employees including screeners to the U.S.-Mexico border.
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — A Facebook mail facility near company headquarters was evacuated Monday after a routine check found mail possibly containing the nerve agent sarin.
VIENNA (AP) — OPEC is extending its deal to cut production for another nine months in bid to keep oil prices from sagging as the oil cartel faces a weakening outlook for global demand.
Wall Street kicked off July with a record high for S&P 500 index after a cease-fire in the U.S. trade war with China put investors in a buying mood.
LONDON (AP) — An influential British parliamentary committee urged the government Tuesday to urgently bring forward new laws addressing campaigning techniques in the digital age, insisting that democracy itself is under threat without speedy action.
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia state agency says a cyberattack has forced it to shut down some court websites.
Stocks closed broadly higher Monday, sending the S&P 500 to an all-time high, as Wall Street welcomed a truce in the trade dispute between the U.S. and China.
NEW YORK (AP) — With the arrival of July 1, many states and municipalities have new laws and regulations in effect affecting small businesses. While statutes in jurisdictions outside a company's location or operating area may not have a direct impact on the business, legislatures often follow the lead of one another — so a new law in one state or city might be the inspiration for a similar law in another state.