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NEW YORK (AP) — More encouraging economic news and friendly signals from the Federal Reserve cheered investors on Thursday, as the stock market climbed to another record high.The gains came a day after the Fed made clear that it's in no hurry to ...more

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The couple accused of kidnapping two young Amish sisters in northern New York were charged Thursday in federal court with sexual exploitation of children and possession of child pornography.Nicole Vaisey, 25, and Stephen Howe ...more

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PORTLAND, Tenn. (AP) — An anti-gay billboard is stirring a debate over bullying and religion in a rural community about 30 miles north of Nashville, Tennessee.The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/1uI0KbV ) reports that the message reads: "You shall no ...more

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Busch Gardens theme parks removed some props from their Halloween attractions after people in Virginia complained about decapitated heads.This came in the wake of the beheadings of three westerners by Islamic state militants i ...more

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LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A JetBlue airliner experienced engine problems and returned to the Long Beach Airport on Thursday after a short flight that ended with passengers evacuating onto the runway using the plane's emergency slides.Airport spo ...more

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Energy company Range Resources said Thursday it has agreed to pay a $4.15 million fine for environmental violations at a western Pennsylvania site that handled natural gas drilling waste.The penalty is the largest the state has ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas schoolteacher injured in a crash with a wayward cow is suing Cliven Bundy, saying the southern Nevada rancher let his cattle wander through a broken fence not far from where his supporters and federal agents had an armed st ...more

AP News - 28 mins ago

The Home Depot estimates that a cyberattack earlier this year affected 56 million unique payment cards.The Atlanta-based home improvement retailer said Thursday it has eliminated the malware behind the attacks that took place between April and S ...more

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Greg Mortenson's best-selling book "Three Cups of Tea" came under intense scrutiny after 60 Minutes, author Jon Krakauer and some people in the book said some of the stories were fabricated. Here's a look at some of those stories, what is being dispute ...more

AP News - 36 mins ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison is ending his 37-year reign as CEO of the business software maker that he co-founded and is handing over the job to his two top lieutenants, Safra Catz and Mark Hurd.As part of the changing-of ...more