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US applications for unemployment aid drop to 339K

April 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday, April 11, 2013, photo, Kathie Maiello of Any-Time Home Care, left, talks with Jashod Chaney of Albany at the Dr. King Career Fair at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, in Albany, N.Y. The Labor Department reports on the number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits last week on Thursday, April [&hellip...

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Chastened banks cuts tens of thousands of jobs

April 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE- In this Tuesday, April 27, 2010, file photo, job-seekers, including Sophonias Gizaw, center, of Seattle, wait in line to attend a job fair, in Tacoma, Wash. Gizaw said he was looking for work in banking, finance, or the insurance industry Now, in 2013,...

Man named in poison letters case goes into hiding

April 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Itawamba County Sheriff Chris Dickinson tells reporters that he and his deputies are satisfied that Everett Dutschke, a person of interest in connection with the investigation into the recent ricin-laced letters mailed to President Barack Obama and others, is...

Spending cuts may deep-six crucial flood gauges

April 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This handout photo provided by the US Geological Survery (USGS), taken July 5, 2011, near Westhope, N.S., shows the Souris River at the peak for the great Souris River flood of 2011, with equipment stored in cooler bolted to roof of gage house because water...

Crossing a ‘red line’? US says Syria used poison

April 26, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel speaks with reporters after reading a statement on chemical weapon use in Syria during a press conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on Thursday, April 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Jim Watson, Pool) WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

Officials: Suspect described plot before Miranda

April 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This combination of undated file photos shows Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, left, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19. The CIA added the name of dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, to a U.S. government terrorist database 18 months before the...

Cowboys Stadium gets 1st playoff championship game

April 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 23, 2011, file photo, fans cheer as the St. Louis Rams and Dallas Cowboys play in an NFL football game at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Arlington, Texas, has...

Diamond donating ‘Caroline’ sales after bombings

April 24, 2013 • Business, Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This April 20, 2013 file photo shows Neil Diamond singing “Sweet Caroline” in the eighth inning of a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Kansas City Royals in Boston. Sales for Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline”...

Mississippi men’s feud looms over ricin probe

April 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Federal authorities, some in hazmat suits, walk outside the staging area as they search at a small retail space where neighboring business owners said Everett Dutschke used to operate a martial arts studio, in connection with the recent ricin attacks,...

How a phony tweet and computer trades sank stocks

April 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Trader Christopher Lotito, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, April 24, 2013. No sooner did a phony Associated Press report of explosions at the White House appear on Twitter on Tuesday than investors started dumping stocks,...