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Greece developments send stocks higher
NEW YORK — The U.S. stock market stabilized on Tuesday as investors followed the latest developments in the Greek debt saga. Stocks edged higher a day after the market had its worst day of the year. That slump was prompted by a breakdown in talks between Greece and its creditors. Greece’s Europ...
By Steve Rothwell The Associated Press FULL STORY
Greece’s bailout expires, country defaults on International Monetary Fund payment
ATHENS, Greece — Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss after the bailout program it has relied on for five years expired at midnight Tuesday and the country failed to repay a loan due to the International Monetary Fund, deepening fears over whether it will be able to remain in the eurozon...
By Elena Becatoros and Derek Gatopoulos The Associated Press FULL STORY
JetBlue adding bag checking fee
NEW YORK — The era of free checked suitcases on JetBlue has come to an end. The airline proudly proclaimed itself a holdout on fees for years, allowing passengers to check one bag for free. Now it will charge up to $25 for checked luggage. The move leaves Southwest Airlines as the only major U.S...
By Scott Mayerowitz The Associated Press FULL STORY
United Airlines investing $30 million in biofuels producer
United Airlines says it is investing $30 million in a biofuels company to reduce its vulnerability to oil-price shocks and limits on carbon emissions from planes. United officials said Tuesday that they expect to begin receiving fuel from Fulcrum BioEnergy Inc. in 2018 and could be taking 90 millio...
By David Koenig The Associated Press FULL STORY
Cisco to buy security company OpenDNS for $635 million
NEW YORK — Cisco said Tuesday that it plans to buy privately-held OpenDNS for $635 million to boost its network security business. OpenDNS, based in San Francisco, makes online software that protects devices and computers at companies and organizations against viruses and malware. The deal is e...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Fox News launching real estate program
NEW YORK — Watch out, HGTV. Fox News Channel is getting into the real estate television business. The network announced that it will debut a new weekend series, “Bob Massi is the Property Man,” on July 11. Massi is a real estate attorney based in Las Vegas, and Fox says his show will explore ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Key HP enterprise exec leaving company later this summer
PALO ALTO — The executive vice president of Hewlett-Packard Co.’s enterprise group is leaving the PC maker later this summer to pursue a new opportunity. Bill Veghte joined HP in 2010 as chief strategy officer and executive vice president of HP Software. He’s also served as HP’s chief opera...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Questions and answers about the expiring Export-Import Bank
WASHINGTON — The Export-Import Bank expires Tuesday at midnight for the first time since the small federal agency was created during the Depression to help U.S. businesses export their products. Congress failed to renew the bank’s charter because of opposition from Republicans who say it amounts...
The Associated Press FULL STORY

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Obama: US embassy in Havana marks 'new chapter' in Cuba ties
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Caltrain delayed by death on tracks
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