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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening lower and are headed for their biggest weekly loss since April.The Dow Jones industrial average fell 40 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,873 in the first few minutes of trading Friday.The Standard & ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures were mixed as investors assessed corporate news. Stocks are still headed for their biggest weekly loss since April.KEEPING SCORE: Dow Jones industrial average futures fell two points, or less than 0.1 percent, ...more

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WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (AP) — A small explosion at a chemical plant in southern New Jersey forced the evacuation of employees and left one person injured.It happened at the Johnson Matthey plant in West Deptford just after 5:30 a.m. Friday.P ...more

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will probe a fatal truck explosion that happened last spring when a forklift pierced the vehicle's natural gas fuel tank.The federal agency said the April 3 accident in Howard, Wisconsin, occurr ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman convicted in her young son's disappearance nearly five years ago is out of prison.Elizabeth Johnson was released early Friday morning from the Perryville state prison west of Phoenix. KNXV-TV (http://bit.ly/1lZsz8 ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. ISRAEL HIT BY LEBANESE PROJECTILE IN OFFENSIVE'S 4TH DAYLebanon's National News Agency says two rockets were fired from the country. ...more

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The price of oil edged downward again on Friday, surrendering most of the gains made the previous day, when it rose for the first time in two weeks.By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark U.S. crude for August delivery was down 38 cents to $102. ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The night of June 17, 2014, won't be easily forgotten by Broadway star Josh Tower.He both made his debut in "Motown the Musical" and hours later welcomed the birth of a daughter."It was insane," said a smiling and exhauste ...more

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Aug. 3 — Hall of Fame game, Canton, Ohio.Sept. 4 — Regular season begins, Green Bay at Seattle.Sept. 7-8 — First full weekend of regular season.Oct. 7 — Fall owners meetings, Detroit. ...more

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July 15 — All-Star game, Minneapolis.July 18 — Deadline for amateur draft picks to sign.July 27 — Hall of Fame inductions, Cooperstown, N.Y.July 31 — Last day to trade a player without securing waivers.Aug. 12-14 — Owners' m ...more