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Watchdog: VA may have retaliated against workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal investigative agency is looking into claims that Veterans Affairs supervisors retaliated against 37 employees who filed whistleblower complaints, including some who complained about improper scheduling practices at the heart of a growing health care scandal.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 June 2014

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Judge: Casey Kasem's daughter in charge of care

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state judge on Friday said Casey Kasem's daughter, not her stepmother, is in charge of the medical care for the 82-year-old radio personality, who remains in critical condition with an infected bedsore.

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Ariz. rushes supplies to site holding migrant kids

PHOENIX (AP) — Angry about the federal government sending from Texas to Arizona immigrants who are in the country illegally, Arizona officials say they are rushing federal supplies to a makeshift holding center in the southern part of the state that's housing hundreds of migrant children and is running low on the basics.

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US job market recovers losses yet appears weaker

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy has finally regained the jobs lost to the Great Recession. But go easy on the hallelujahs. The comeback is far from complete.

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US employers add 217K jobs; rate stays at 6.3 pct

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 217,000 jobs in May, a substantial gain for a fourth straight month, fueling hopes that the economy will accelerate after a grim start to the year.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 June 2014

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A CEO's mission: luring reluctant cruise takers

NEW YORK (AP) — Getting people onboard a cruise ship can be tough. They fear bland buffets, debilitating stomach bugs and a crowd whose idea of excitement is playing canasta.

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Stock market heads higher after jobs report

NEW YORK (AP) — News that U.S. employers added workers at a good clip for the fourth month in a row helped push the stock market higher Friday. Hertz plunged after saying it would need to restate three years of financial results because of accounting errors.

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Putin: Ceasefire needed for Ukraine talks

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday an immediate ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is necessary to create conditions for talks.

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