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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The family of an Indiana teenage pilot killed in an ocean plane crash while seeking a world record says he knew his attempt held risks but had trained well for the adventure.Seventeen-year-old Haris Suleman died when his plan ...more

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Fortune 500 packaging company Sealed Air Corp. will consolidate management operations from several states and relocate its New Jersey headquarters to the Charlotte area, where it plans to employ nearly 1,300 jobs in three years.< ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — Gay couples in the Florida Keys remain unable to legally marry after a state appeals court declined to intervene in their case.The Miami-based 3rd District Court of Appeal refused to invalidate a Monroe County judge's decision tempo ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is acknowledging that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley.The lack of diversity in Twitter's workforce of rou ...more

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Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles has reached a two-year contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs.A person familiar with the contract said the deal will keep Charles in Kansas City through the 2017 season. He spoke Wednesday on conditio ...more

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Drivers always say there's something magical about Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the opportunity for NASCAR to race there opened the door for one of Jeff Gordon's most treasured victories.It was a race Tony Stewart initial ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market eked out a record high Wednesday, as investors weighed positive earnings from the technology industry against disappointing news from Boeing and other companies.Biotechnology stocks were among the largest gainers ...more

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — When Nas became the first rapper invited to trace his family tree through the PBS series "Finding Your Roots," he welcomed the opportunity.But it hit him hard when he saw 1859 documentation of an ancestor being sold ...more

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WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — An emergency manager says this week's fire at a Williston oil field supply company likely burned dozens of different chemicals that were stored there.Williams County Emergency Manager Mike Hallesy says the fire at Red Rive ...more

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McLEAN, Va. (AP) — In some spots, the train tracks rise 40 feet above some of Virginia's priciest real estate, held aloft by massive concrete trestles. In one tiny stretch, the tracks dive underground through the heart of Tysons Corner, northern Virgin ...more