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US stock futures rise after retail sales increase

U.S. stocks appeared ready to start the week higher, following news that U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months. Citigroup also turned in better quarterly results than expected early Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 April 2014

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Police seek answers after 7 dead babies found

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) — The discovery of seven dead babies in cardboard boxes in a Utah garage has police desperately seeking answers from the mother and other family members about how such a tragedy unfolded over a decade with no one noticing.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 April 2014

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Feds revisit safety rules after Calif. bus crash

RED BLUFF, Calif. (AP) — Federal transportation authorities are investigating ways to minimize death and injuries in bus crashes following the fiery wreck leaving 10 dead when a FedEx truck slammed into a bus carrying high school students in Northern California.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 April 2014

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High fees eroding many 401(k) retirement accounts

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's the silent enemy in our retirement accounts: High fees.

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 April 2014

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Finance officials confident of global growth

WASHINGTON (AP) — Finance officials from the world's major economies believe an ambitious goal to boost global growth by $2 trillion in the next five years is within reach despite a variety of threats, including rising tensions over Russia's actions in Ukraine.

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 April 2014

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With no new signals, Aussie PM sees long jet hunt

PERTH, Australia (AP) — With no new underwater signals detected, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Saturday that the massive search for the missing Malaysian jet would likely continue "for a long time," with electronic transmissions from the plane's black boxes fading fast.

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 April 2014

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Space station computer outage may force spacewalk

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A computer outage at the International Space Station may require a spacewalk by astronauts and threatens to delay next week's launch of a commercial supply ship for NASA.

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 April 2014

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'Obamacare' under attack at conservative gathering

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is coming under renewed attack as some of the nation's leading conservatives gather in New Hampshire for a summit that some consider the unofficial kickoff for the state's 2016 presidential selection process.

Last Updated on Saturday, 12 April 2014

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