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5 Rare Barbary Lion Cubs Go on Show at Zoo in Germany

Jun 27
Five rare Barbary lion cubs have been shown to the public for the first time at a zoo in southwestern Germany, delighting visitors as they clumsily plodded through their enclosure.

Ex-CEO's Reputation Precedes Him, Affects Jury Selection

Ex-CEO's Reputation Precedes Him, Affects Jury Selection

By Tom Hays | Jun 27
Several potential jurors at the federal securities fraud trial of Martin Shkreli were excused after telling the judge they couldn't be impartial toward the flamboyant ex CEO because of his notoriety for raising he cost of a life-saving drug 5,000 percent.

EU Fines Google a Record 2,4 Billion Euros in Antitrust Case

EU Fines Google a Record 2,4 Billion Euros in Antitrust Case

By Lorne Cook | Jun 27
The European Union has slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own online shopping business.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and Missions Unaccomplished

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and Missions Unaccomplished

By Jim Drinkard and Calvin Woodward | Jun 26
President Donald Trump has a way of presenting missions as accomplished even when they're not.

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Jun 26
Manson parole? The end of Mr. Bean? Alien 'megastructures' confirmed? None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Solar-Power Brainwave was Borrowed

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Solar-Power Brainwave was Borrowed

By Jill Colvin and Josh Boak | Jun 25
President Donald Trump is crediting himself with the idea of building a Mexico border wall of solar panels. But that looks to be a borrowed brainwave; others pitched a solar wall back when he was a solar power skeptic.

A New Platform for Whole Foods? How Deal Could Upend Grocery

A New Platform for Whole Foods? How Deal Could Upend Grocery

By Candice Choi | Jun 25
Seeing Whole Foods products first in Amazon searches? Breezing through the grocer's stores with an app that scans affordable fruits and seafood Those are among the possible scenarios that unnerved the food industry last week.

Uber Allows Riders to Tip Drivers Via App, Matching Lyft

Uber Allows Riders to Tip Drivers Via App, Matching Lyft

By Michael Liedtke and Tom Krisher | Jun 25
Uber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart.

Amazon Aiming to be the Dressing Room in Your House

Amazon Aiming to be the Dressing Room in Your House

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jun 25
Amazon is hoping to claim more territory once held by department stores, essentially placing a dressing room in your house.

Vermont Gay Bar Changes Name Under Pressure From LGBT Activists

Vermont Gay Bar Changes Name Under Pressure From LGBT Activists

Jun 25
The owner of a gay bar in Vermont is changing the name after months of controversy.

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