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  • Long hunt for missing jet looms as pings go silent

    April 12, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    A U.S. Navy P8 Poseidon takes off from Perth Airport en route to rejoin the ongoing search operations for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in Perth, Australia, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Military planes and ships from seven nations continue to scour the...

  • For Europe, balancing act on new Russian penalties

    April 12, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Armed pro-Russian activists occupy the police station in the eastern Ukraine town of Slovyansk on Saturday, April 12, 2014. Pro-Moscow protesters have seized a number of government buildings in the east over the past week, undermining the authority of the...

  • Finance officials: Global economy turns the corner

    April 12, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks with Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey, during the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Governors group photo at World Bank Group-International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings in...

  • Northwestern players see push as spark for change

    April 12, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 21, 2013 file photo, Ohio State plays against Florida A&M at Ohio Stadium during an NCAA college football game in Columbus, Ohio. A measure that the Ohio House approved last week clarifies that college athletes aren’t public...

  • New US Navy destroyer Zumwalt christened in Maine

    April 12, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Zumwalt DDG 1000 the first Zumwalt Class Multi-Mission Destroyer is seen before its christening ceremony Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. The ship is named after Admiral Elmo “Bud” R. Zumwalt Jr., who served as Chief of Naval...

  • Ohio begins pushback against college player unions

    April 12, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 30, 2013 file photo, Ohio State football players train in the strength and conditioning room at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. A measure that the Ohio House approved last week clarifies...

  • Beef prices reach highest level since 1987

    April 12, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this March 17, 2014 a newborn calf rests on Chuck O’Connor’s Ranch near Philip, South Dakota. The highest beef prices in decades have some consumers spending extra time in meat market aisles as they search for cuts that won’t break their...

  • Crews try to contain southern New Mexico wildfire

    April 12, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    CLOUDCROFT, N.M. (AP) — Nearly 120 firefighters are trying to maintain lines around a wildfire burning in southern New Mexico. Lincoln National Forest officials say the Bensen Fire is 10 percent contained and crews are focused on making sure the fire...

  • Roswell shooting victims throw out 1st pitch

    April 12, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two students wounded in a Roswell school shooting in January threw the ceremonial first pitch at Isotopes Park. Twelve-year-old Nathaniel Tavarez and 13-year-old Kendal Sanders stood on the diamond Friday night to launch baseball...

  • Crashed chopper removed from hospital roof

    April 12, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities removed the remnants Saturday of a medical helicopter that crashed while taking off from the roof of New Mexico’s only top-level trauma center. A small crowd gathered as a crane lowered the helicopter from the...