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Officials: Iran nuke talks to continue in new phase

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Wrapping up six days of marathon nuclear talks with mixed results, Iran and six world powers prepared Tuesday to issue a general statement agreeing to continue talks in a new phase aimed at reaching a final agreement to control Iran's nuclear ambitions by the end of June, officials told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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NYC blast probe highlights problem of stealing gas

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a run-of-the-mill complaint — a smell of gas — with a troubling explanation: Someone had improperly tapped into a Manhattan building's gas line, and it was leaking.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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Questions remain in officer-involved shooting at NSA

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The warnings are strong and security is always tight, but most drivers are versed in the daily routine as thousands of employees and contractors stream through the closely guarded entrance to the National Security Agency.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015

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Surplus symbols: How many state bugs and beans do we need?

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Whoopie pies, the K4s steam locomotive, the Carolina Shag and Harney silt loam share a common bond: Each is a treasured member of the eclectic and, some say, out-of-control state symbol club.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 March 2015

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US officials: 1 dead after car tries to ram Fort Meade gate

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — A firefight erupted Monday when two men dressed as women tried to ram a car into a National Security Agency gate at Fort Meade, killing one of them and wounding the other, officials said.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 March 2015

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Trevor Noah set to replace Jon Stewart on 'The Daily Show'

NEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times in recent months, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 March 2015

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Small investors blame bad advice from brokers for big losses

NEW YORK (AP) — Susan Bernardo trusted her stockbroker. She wound up losing a fortune.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 March 2015

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US stocks move higher, led by gains in energy companies

 

Major U.S. stock indexes surged in afternoon trading Monday, as investors cheered encouraging economic data and the latest batch of corporate deal news. Expectations that any increase in the Federal Reserve's key interest rate this year will be gradual also helped lift the market.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 March 2015

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