Lincoln County’s 4-H Meat Judging Team will represent Tennessee in the National 4-H Meat Judging Contest in Manhattan, Kans., in October. Pictured here are (front, from left) Nic Bradley, Alex Moore, (rear) Jana Owen and Ella Pollock. At the state 4-H contest, the team had to judge wholesale…

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BERLIN (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump suggests crime in Germany is surging because of migration, causing a political backlash against the country's leadership. But he's wrong about Germany's crime rate, which is at its lowest in a quarter century.

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SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--The final Global Open Event of the record-setting Call of Duty® World League season, Presented by PlayStation®4, concluded with Rise Nation crowned the CWL Anaheim Open champion. In a tournament that featured more than 150 teams from North…

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BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's allies in Bavaria averted an immediate collision Monday with the German leader, giving her two weeks to make deals on migrants with other European countries instead of turning them back unilaterally at Germany's border.

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The forced separation of migrant children from their parents fueled a weekend of intense criticism of President Trump's immigration policies. Both Democrats and some Republicans are now calling for an end to the practice at the U.S.-Mexico border. A look at the latest developments:

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HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--Port Houston has named John Moseley Chief Commercial Officer, succeeding Ricky Kunz who has elected to retire from the Port of Houston Authority. Moseley served as senior director of trade development since 2010. In his new role, Moseley will take the …

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PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--Platinum Dermatology Partners (“Platinum”) announced today that Camelback Dermatology & Skin Surgery has joined its network, expanding Platinum’s presence in Arizona. Led by Kristine A. Romine, MD, Camelback Dermatology has been serving patients’ m…

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AUSTIN, Texas & FORT WORTH, Texas & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--TPG Growth and The Rise Fund today announced that they have signed an agreement to acquire CLEAResult, the country’s leading provider of energy efficiency solutions for utility companies. TPG Growth, th…

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SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — In a story June 17 about Brooks Koepka winning the U.S. Open, The Associated Press reported erroneously that his winning score of 281 was 13 shots higher than last year. It was nine shots higher than last year at Erin Hills.

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CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--Cost is no longer a barrier for businesses who wish to provide lactation services and support to new mothers. DayOne Baby now offers the affordable, lightweight “Julia” line of Portable Mother’s Rooms. This roomy privacy compliance solution can be easi…

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The combined powers of superheroes, the Pixar brand and a drought of family-friendly films helped "Incredibles 2" become the best animated opening of all time, the biggest PG-rated launch ever and the 8th highest film launch overall.

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TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--New data published in Nature Biotechnology, represents the largest ever analysis of immune cell signaling research, mapping more than 3,000 previously unlisted cellular interactions, and yielding the first ever immune-centric modular classific…

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ELKHART, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO) today announced that its Board of Directors approved, at their June 18, 2018 meeting, the payment of a regular quarterly dividend of $0.37 per share.

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Shortly after he turned 2, Yadriel Hernandez started struggling to breathe. His doctor prescribed an inhaler and an allergy pill for asthma, and his symptoms were mostly under control.

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CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--Maestro Health™, a leading all-in employee health and benefits company, today announced that Chief Human Resources Officer, Sheryl Simmons, will present on the topic, “ Making a Case for the C-Suite: Why You Should Have a Seat at the Table,” at the  SH…

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LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--GUESS is proud to partner with I:CO ®, short for I:Collect, a global solutions provider and innovator for the collection, certified sorting, reuse and recycling of used apparel and footwear, to launch a wardrobe recycling program. The program, RESO…

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INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 18, 2018--Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) announced today the completion of its acquisition of Aspire Health, the nation’s largest provider of non-hospice, community-based palliative care for people facing a serious illness.

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TOKYO (AP) — Residents in western Japan were cleaning up debris Monday evening after a powerful earthquake hit the area around Osaka, the country's second-largest city, killing four people and injuring hundreds while knocking over walls and setting off fires.

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GENEVA (AP) — Obsessive video gamers know how to anticipate dangers in virtual worlds. The World Health Organization says they now should be on guard for a danger in the real world: spending too much time playing.