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US futures little changed after jobless claims dip

US stock futures are little changed after the government reported that weekly claims for unemployment benefits fell last week.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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Police: Pa. student flashed 2 knives, injured 20

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A 16-year-old armed with two knives went on a stabbing and slashing spree at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday, leaving as many as 20 people injured, including a school police officer who eventually subdued the boy with the help of an assistant principal, police said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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GOP derails gender pay gap bill in Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans derailed a Democratic bill Wednesday curbing paycheck discrimination against women, an effort that even in defeat Democrats hoped would pay political dividends in this fall's congressional elections.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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"Heartbleed" exposes millions of online passwords

 

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive information to potential theft.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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Sailing family back in US with ailing baby

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Navy warship carrying a family whose sailboat broke down in the Pacific Ocean with a sick toddler arrived on Wednesday in San Diego.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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Feds say oil trains should have two-man crews

WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding to a series of fiery train derailments, federal regulators said Wednesday they will propose that trains transporting crude oil have at least two-man crews as part of new requirements aimed at preventing parked train cars from coming loose and causing an accident like one in July that killed 47 people.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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DHS secretary reevaluating deportation priorities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday he's re-evaluating the Obama administration's deportation priorities to make certain they're focused on national security, public safety and border security, amid growing pressure from the Latino community and President Barack Obama's fellow Democrats.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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Military: Marine fatally shot colleague at NC base

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — A Marine was in custody Wednesday after military officials say he shot and fatally wounded a colleague with his M4 rifle while standing guard at the main gate of a North Carolina base.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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