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  • Sears plans to gain cash via rights offering, may raise up to $625M

    HOFFMAN ESTATES (AP) – Sears is looking to raise more cash, announcing that it is planning a rights ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:00 pm
  • Apple earnings soar to record $42.1 billion

    CUPERTINO, Calif. – Red-hot iPhone sales sent Apple’s revenue soaring, the company’s fourth-quarter ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:00 pm
  • U.S. lawmaker demands probe of Nazi benefit payments

    WASHINGTON (AP) – A senior House Democrat demanded Monday that the Obama administration investigate ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 8:59 pm
  • Nigeria declared Ebola-free; 'spectacular success'

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) – Water laced with salt and sugar, and gallons of the nasty-tasting stuff.Doctor ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 8:59 pm
  • Survey: Pay raises rarer despite strong U.S. hiring

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, even as hiring remained healthy, a ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Justices will decide privacy case on hotel records

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to referee a dispute over police access to hotels' guest information without first getting a search ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • U.S. airdrops arms to Kurds in Syrian town of Kobani

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military said Sunday it had airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Bodies of 7 women found in northwestern Indiana

    GARY, Ind. (AP) — The bodies of seven women have been found in northwestern Indiana after a man confessed to killing one woman who was found strangled ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Do remains belong to missing Virginia student?

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police blocked off roads, sifted through leaves and scoured a rural area where they found remains that could be missing Un ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Canadian Pacific ends CSX deal talks

    Canadian Pacific Railway has ended talks with U.S. counterpart CSX about a possible combination and plans no more discussions.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas

    DALLAS (AP) — About 120 people are now being monitored for possible infection with Ebola because they may have had contact with one of the three peopl ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • U.N.: Iraq has executed 60 people this year

    BAGHDAD (AP) – Iraqi authorities have executed at least 60 people so far in 2014, a United Nations r ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Pope beatifies Paul VI at remarkable synod’s end

    VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:29 pm
  • Marine accused in Philippine killing tests U.S. ties

    OLONGAPO, Philippines (AP) – Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a cof ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:26 pm
  • CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

    ATLANTA (AP) – Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using p ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:25 pm

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