Amazon strikes again; the dressing room in your house

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is increasingly claiming territory once held exclusively by department stores and it's doing so again, essentially placing a dressing room in your house.

  • Written by By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO , AP Retail Writer

Portugal battles to contain deadly wildfires amid heat, wind

 

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Emergency services in Portugal said Tuesday they were making headway in their battle to control a major wildfire that killed 64 people in the central area of the country, but another blaze nearby grew in size and caused concern.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Hungary rejects US criticism of law on foreign-funded NGOs

 

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's government says the United States is applying double standards in its criticism of recent legislation on civic groups that receive funds from foreign donors.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ryan promises to overhaul tax code this year despite hurdles

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is promising to overhaul the tax code by the end of the year despite political divisions among Republicans and a crowded legislative agenda for Congress.

  • Written by By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER , Associated Press