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NEW YORK (AP) — If you think your stocks are doing poorly, check out the performance of some of the most sophisticated investors, the ones with more knowledge about what's going on inside businesses than anyone else: Companies that buy their own shares ...more

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Major U.S. stock indexes moved lower in afternoon trading Tuesday, on course for their third drop in a row. Energy stocks led the decline as a slide in oil prices accelerated. Investors were weighing the latest batch of company earnings news and lookin ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Guns, drugs and cars contribute substantially to the life-expectancy gap between the United States and other developed nations, a study found.Deaths from old-age ailments sometimes get more attention in longevity research, but dea ...more

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GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Police say a second-grade teacher in North Carolina has died after he was struck in his school's parking lot by a bus from a day care center.Local media outlets report that 25-year-old Brandon Kincaid was hit by the privat ...more

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INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa college is sticking with its decision to hire a full-time coach for its shooting sports club, despite opposition from alumni and others who say guns have no place on the liberal arts school's campus.Simpson College ...more

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iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending Feb. 7, 2016:iTunes Movies US Charts:1. Bridge of Spies2. Blue Mountain State: The Rise of Thadland3. The Martian4. The Intern5. Spotlight6. Bone Tomahawk ...more

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Big U.S. companies have lost billions buying their own stock.Nearly half the companies in a study of the Standard and Poor's 500 index spent more on these buybacks than the shares are now worth. Combined paper losses from purchases in the past t ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Tuesday dismissed model Janice Dickinson's defamation claim filed against Bill Cosby's former lawyer for denying her allegations that the comedian had drugged and raped her in 1982.However, Los Angeles County Superi ...more

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HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston man accused of fatally shooting a sheriff's deputy at a gas station last summer has been ruled mentally incompetent to stand trial for capital murder.State District Judge Susan Brown ordered 31-year-old Shannon Miles be ...more

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — State justice officials say Kentucky's juvenile justice commissioner has been relieved of his duties amid an investigation into a teenager's death at a state detention center.The Justice and Public Safety Cabinet says Commi ...more