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Staples buys Office Depot for $6B to keep pace with change

NEW YORK (AP) — There are few places where evolving technology has been more disruptive than in the work place, which played out again Wednesday as Staples announced it would spend about $6 billion to buy Office Depot.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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Lawyers: Evidence shows Saudi Arabia aided 9/11 hijackers

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for victims of the Sept. 11 attacks say in a lawsuit that they have amassed new evidence that agents of Saudi Arabia "knowingly and directly" helped the hijackers. They say they have obtained sworn testimony from the so-called 20th hijacker to support their claims.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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Investigation begins in fatal commuter train-SUV crash

 

VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — Officials at a suburban New York hospital that treated a dozen people injured in a commuter train crash say one remains in critical condition and one in serious condition.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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Oil price slumps again as US crude inventories surge

NEW YORK (AP) — Oil prices are sliding, ending a four-day rally, as the U.S. government reports that crude inventories surged last week.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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What to do? Some questions and answers about measles at work

NEW YORK (AP) — A boss who's worried about an outbreak of measles in the workplace needs to tread lightly.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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Anxiety over Supreme Court's latest dive into health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly five years after President Barack Obama signed his health care overhaul into law, its fate is yet again in the hands of the Supreme Court.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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Jordan, shaken by Islamic State killing, executes 2 inmates

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan executed two al-Qaida prisoners before dawn Wednesday, just hours after an online video purported to show Islamic State group militants burning a captured Jordanian pilot to death in a cage.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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Pentagon nominee: Budget allocation and spending need reform

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's pick to run the Pentagon says he will seek better use of taxpayer dollars but that Congress must bring stability back to the military's budget.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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