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The Standard & Poor's 500 is ending the week at a record high after a day of quiet trading.Chip maker Avago Technologies jumped nearly 8 percent after reporting earnings that beat analysts' estimates.The latest reports on the U.S. eco ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Orbitz says it reached an agreement that will allow it to continue selling American Airlines and US Airways tickets on its sites.The Chicago company added that tickets previously bought on its sites are still valid.On Tues ...more

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL after a series of off-field legal issues.A statement Friday from the league said Smith had violated the NFL's substance abuse and ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A judge is suggesting a Russian tourist who climbed the Brooklyn Bridge be sentenced to community service — like cleaning a bridge.Yaroslav Kolchin was arrested Sunday after he climbed to the top of the bridge to take pictures. H ...more

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A South Carolina woman who authorities say is a gang member known as "Lady Jamaica" has admitted lying to federal agents during their investigation of the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father.Chason Renee Chase, 24, pleaded guilty ...more

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith receives 9-game suspension from NFL. ...more

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FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — The Grand Prix of Houston has been dropped from the IndyCar schedule for 2015.IndyCar ran a doubleheader race at the NRG Park track the past two years, but IndyCar president Mark Miles said Friday that scheduling conflicts ...more

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — An American crocodile that bit two swimmers in a South Florida canal has died.Wildlife officials say the croc named Pancho died Friday morning while fighting capture by two trappers.Florida Fish and Wildlife spok ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A plan for a luxury skyscraper with a so-called "poor door" is changing to extend more of a welcome to residents of its cluster of affordable apartments, officials and the developers said Friday.The retooled plan for 1 West End A ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Second-seeded Simona Halep's recent run of Grand Slam success ended with a third-round exit at the U.S. Open against a 32-year-old qualifier ranked 121st.Halep, the runner-up at the French Open and a semifinalist at Wimbledon, ha ...more