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House takes broad aim at Obama on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are taking broad steps to overturn President Barack Obama's immigration policies and remove protections for immigrants brought illegally to the country as kids.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 January 2015

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US job openings jump to 14-year high; sign of strong hiring

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The rapid hiring that made 2014 a stellar year for job gains is showing no sign of slowing down.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 January 2015

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Poll: An appetite for labeling genetically modified foods

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — A large majority of Americans support labeling of genetically modified foods, whether they care about eating them or not.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 January 2015

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House GOP majority aiming to soften financial overhaul law

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The newly bulked-up Republican majority in the House is aiming to soften the bite of legislation that grew out of the 2008 financial crisis and put banks and Wall Street under the most sweeping rules since the Great Depression.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 January 2015

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MetLife to challenge 'too-big-to-fail' tag

 

NEW YORK (AP) — MetLife is challenging its U.S. designation as a company that is "too big to fail," a tag given to corporations that the government believes could pose a risk to the economy in the event of a collapse.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 January 2015

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Oil dips below $45 as OPEC signals no cuts

 

NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil has dipped below $45 a barrel following the latest sign from OPEC that the group doesn't plan to cut production.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 January 2015

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Jury selection underway in NYC 'Silk Road' trial

 

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Opening statements are about to begin in the New York trial of a San Francisco man accused of running an underground website where authorities say drugs were sold.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 January 2015

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Divers retrieve 2nd black box from AirAsia crash

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — Divers retrieved the crashed AirAsia plane's second black box from the bottom of the Java Sea on Tuesday, giving experts essential tools to piece together what brought Flight 8501 down.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 January 2015

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