• In this March 26, 2014 photo, Japan's Empress Michiko walks toward the main hall of Ise Grand Shrine, or Ise Jingu, in Ise city, central Japan. The Shinto shrine that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is taking his Group of Seven counterparts to on Thursday, May 26, 2016, is no ordinary shrine. The Japanese imperial family was once believed to be direct descendants of the goddess Amaterasu. Rituals at Ise shrine are intended for the imperial family. (Kyodo News via AP) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

    Linked to emperor, Ise Shrine is no ordinary shrine

    ISE, Japan (AP) — A Shinto shrine that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is taking his Group of Seven counterparts to visit on Thursday is no ordinary shrine.

  • Packages of a popular chocolate bar with childhood pictures of German national soccer players, from left, Jerome Boateng, Ilkay Gundogan and Polish born Lukas Podolski are arranged on a table for a photograph in Berlin Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Candymaker Ferrero swapped the usual blond boy on its 'Kinder' bars ahead of this summer's European Championships for photos of German players as children and prompted online outrage among Germany's far right. Jerome Boateng, whose father is from Ghana, was born in Berlin and Ilkay Gundogan, whose parents are Turkish, was born in Gelsenkirchen. (AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop)

    German far-right angry at soccer team’s photos on candy bars

    BERLIN (AP) — Photos of Germany’s national soccer team on a popular chocolate bar have prompted online outrage among Germany’s far right because they include childhood pictures of some players of migrant origin.

  • This photo combo shows Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, left, and Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer. Khosrowshahi and Mayer were two of the highest-paid CEOs in 2015, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. (Expedia via AP, left, and AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    CEO pay climbs again, even as their stock prices don’t

    NEW YORK (AP) — CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year. That’s almost double the typical American worker’s, and a lot more than investors earned from owning their stocks — a big fat zero.

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  • In this Jan. 5, 2016, photo, an employee at Santa Teresa Southern Railroad works on trains in the booming New Mexico town of Santa Teresa along the U.S.-Mexico border. The nonprofit group that operates Santa Teresa is working to transform the area from a place where people work into one where they might live. Officials are drafting plans that call for the building of a plaza on an upslope, surrounded by Mediterranean-style housing and international restaurants. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

    Planners seek to transform border town into destination

    SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) — Trucks race along a winding road in the arid New Mexico desert. As they travel through Santa Teresa, a border-crossing port of entry and unincorporated town, they pass millions of square feet of warehouses that store steel coil, wind turbine blades and specialty glass.

  • In this Jan. 18, 2016 file photo, Wang Jianlin, chairman of Wanda Group, delivers a speech at the Ninth Asian Financial Forum in Hong Kong. Wanda Group and its billionaire founder, Wang Jianlin, are inaugurating a sprawling entertainment complex Saturday, May 28 in China's southeast three weeks before the June 16 opening of Disney's first mainland Chinese park in Shanghai. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

    China’s Wanda prepares for battle with ‘old brand’ Disney

    BEIJING (AP) — Mickey Mouse has a new and deep-pocketed challenger: China’s shopping mall king.

  • In this May 24, 2016 file photo, a man puts a banner of the G7 Summit at International Media Center in Ise, Mie Prefecture, central Japan. Leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations will undoubtedly voice unity over fighting terrorism, pandemics and tax evasion at their summit in Japan starting on Thursday, May 26. Finding a consensus on how to breathe life into their sluggish economies is proving more elusive. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)

    Group of 7 seeks way forward for aging, faltering economies

    ISE, Japan (AP) — Leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations plan to voice unity over fighting terrorism, pandemics and tax evasion at their summit in Japan this week. Finding a consensus on how to breathe life into their sluggish economies is proving more elusive.

  • NFL commissioner Roger Goodell answers reporter's questions following a vote that awarded the Super Bowl to Atlanta (2019), Miami (2020) and Los Angeles (2021) at the NFL owner's meeting in Charlotte N.C., Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

    49ers CEO pledges money to support repeal of transgender law

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York pledged $75,000 to the Equality North Carolina Foundation, an organization which is backing a repeal of a law he believes discriminates.

  • CORRECTS FIRST NAME TO MARK, NOT MIKE - Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis, right,  makes his way into the NFL owner's meeting in Charlotte N.C., Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

    Davis: Studies on Raiders move to Las Vegas are ‘positive’

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis says the team has begun conducting market research studies to gather information about a potential move to Las Vegas.

  • Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., speaks with Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 19, 2016, before joining a bipartisan group of senators at a news conference to discuss legislation to improve the federal regulation of chemicals and toxic substances.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    House set to approve bill to regulate toxic chemicals

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Tuesday easily approved a bipartisan bill that would for the first time regulate tens of thousands of toxic chemicals in everyday products from household cleaners to clothing and furniture.

  • ADVANCE FOR THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016, AND THEREAFTER - In this Friday, May 13, 2016, photo, a commercial airliner lands at San Diego International Airport, where multiple layers of fencing topped with razor wire protects the airport grounds. An Associated Press investigation has documented perimeter breaches at many of the busiest airports in the U.S. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

    AP: Intruders breach US airport fences about every 10 days

    Under pressure to prevent people from sneaking onto runways and planes at major U.S. airports, authorities are cracking down — not on the intruders who slip through perimeter gates or jump over fences, but on the release of information about the breaches.