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Chinese university plan causes security concerns in Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary -- Piles of garbage, discarded debris and abandoned buildings are scattered across a post-industrial area on the left bank of the Danube...

Black candidate challenges political status quo in Spain

MADRID -- Two young Senegalese men met on a Europe-bound migrant boat in 2006, a year that saw a record influx of Africans to...

Powell’s high-stakes bet: More jobs but only mild inflation

WASHINGTON -- With employers hiring, consumers spending and companies raising some prices, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is embarking on a high-stakes gamble. Powell's bet...

May Day protesters demand more job protections amid pandemic

Workers and  union leaders have dusted off bullhorns and flags that had stayed furled during coronavirus lockdowns for boisterous May Day marches By NICHOLAS GARRIGA,...

Maine seaweed growers to break state records this spring

Maine’s seaweed farmers are in the midst of a spring harvest that is almost certain to break state records By PATRICK WHITTLE Associated Press May 1,...

Disneyland reopening marks California’s COVID-19 turnaround

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Disneyland swung open its gates to cheering visitors donning sequined Minnie Mouse ears and snapping selfies Friday, marking a dramatic turnaround...

Determined volunteers still search for capsized ship missing

COCODRIE, La. -- The volunteers gather around a map, suntanned fingers tracing over the bayous, lakes and islands where they'll search. They talk about...

Strike ends at Volvo plant in Va. as tentative deal reached

A strike at a Volvo plant in Virginia has ended following a tentative deal reached between the workers’ union and automaker ByThe Associated Press April 30,...

EU accuses Apple of antitrust breach over App Store rules

European Union regulators are accusing Apple of violating the bloc’s antitrust rules, alleging that the company distorts competition for music streaming through rules for...

Exxon posts $2.7B quarterly profit after unprecedented year

Exxon Mobil reported profits of $2.73 billion in the first quarter, after a tumultuous year led to major spending reductions By CATHY BUSSEWITZ AP Business...