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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Monday

By The Associated Press
Associated Press

U.S. stocks slumped on Monday as investors looked ahead to a flurry of earnings reports this week. Health care companies led the declines. It was...full story
updated 2015-04-28 06:01 AM
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Donna Lane, left, the mother of Christopher Lane, talks with reporters as she leaves the courtroom in Duncan, Okla, Friday, April 17, 2015. A jury convicted 17-year-old Chancey Luna Friday in the 2013 death of Christopher Lane. Looking on are Lane's American girlfriend, Sarah Harper, second from left, Lane's sister, Erin Lane, center, and Lane's father, Peter Lane, right. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) In this March 31, 2015 photo, the wake of a supply vessel heading towards a working platform crosses over an oil sheen drifting from the site of the former Taylor Energy oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Louisiana. Down to just one full-time employee, Taylor Energy Company exists for only one reason: to fight a Gulf of Mexico oil leak that has gone largely unnoticed, despite creating miles-long slicks for more than a decade. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) Daniel Imrie-Situnayake inspects a pair of banded crickets retrieving moisture from a sliced potato in an experimental cricket habitat Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., center, shakes hands Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., left, after the Senate Foreign Relations Committee passes S.615, the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015, during a committee business meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Republican and Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee reached a compromise Tuesday on a bill that would give Congress a say on an emerging deal to curb Iran's nuclear program. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) This Thursday, April 9, 2015, photo shows the trunk and feet of Chai, an Asian elephant, at the Woodland Park Zoo, in Seattle. On Wednesday, April 15, the zoo was preparing to move Bamboo and another elephant to a zoo in Oklahoma City after a federal appeals court declined to block their transfer. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) In this March 31, 2015 photo, a supply vessel crosses an oil sheen drifting from the site of the former Taylor Energy oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Louisiana. The New Orleans-based company has downplayed the leak's environmental impact, likening it to scores of minor spills and natural seeps that the Gulf routinely absorbs. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) In this image from NASA-TV shows the SpaceX Dragon-6 resupply capsule Friday April 17, 2015 as it holds at the grapple point, 10 meters from the International Space Station as they cross over the Asia. (NASA-TV via AP) FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2014, file photo, Bamboo, an Asian elephant, walks in her enclosure at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle. On Wednesday, April 15, 2015, the zoo was preparing to move Bamboo and another elephant to a zoo in Oklahoma City after a federal appeals court declined to block their transfer. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File) Scarlett Johansson arrives at the MTV Movie Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) This March 31, 2015 photo shows an oil sheen drifting from the site of the former Taylor Energy oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Louisiana. The government has allowed the company to shield other spill-related information from public scrutiny _ all in the name of protecting trade secrets. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Monday
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

U.S. stocks slumped on Monday as investors looked ahead to a flurry of earnings reports this week. Health care companies led the declines. It was....Fullstory

2015-04-28 06:01 AM

Soccer candidate flubs party affiliation in stump speech

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2015-04-28 06:01 AM

Kerry: Will urge Iran FM to push Yemen rebels to talks
By MATTHEW LEE
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Secretary of State John Kerry says he will use a meeting with his Iranian counterpart to urge Iran to push the....Fullstory

2015-04-28 03:01 AM

With economy uncertain, no Fed rate hike is seen before fall
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER
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2015-04-28 03:01 AM

GM ignition switch death toll rises to 90

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DETROIT (AP) -- Families of at least 90 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will get compensation from the automaker. Attorney....Fullstory

2015-04-28 03:01 AM

'Hedwig' creator John Cameron Mitchell to get a special Tony
By MARK KENNEDY
Associated Press

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2015-04-28 03:01 AM

French Results

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2015-04-28 06:01 AM

Vegas sets up 'concentric' security for upcoming megafight
By KEN RITTER
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2015-04-28 03:01 AM

5 charged in Mexico City for enslaving woman at dry-cleaner

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MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexico City authorities say a woman was chained to an ironing station at a dry-cleaning shop and forced to work in....Fullstory

2015-04-28 03:01 AM

Hamas-run Gaza court scraps election of Fatah union leader

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- A Hamas-run court has suspended the results of a rare free union vote in Gaza that ended with a....Fullstory

2015-04-28 03:01 AM

Forget the watch: Apple's iPhones are still the main event
By BRANDON BAILEY
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The iPhone is still the engine behind Apple's phenomenal success, even as its new smartwatch has gotten much of the attention....Fullstory

2015-04-28 06:01 AM

Gunman shouting Allahu akbar in Bosnia storms police station

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SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) -- A gunman stormed into a police station in a northeastern Bosnian town shouting "Allahu akbar" on Monday, killing a policeman and....Fullstory

2015-04-28 03:22 AM

ESPN suing Verizon over unbundling of its sports channel

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NEW YORK (AP) -- ESPN is suing Verizon in an escalating clash over how the popular sports channel is being sold in a discounted pay-TV....Fullstory

2015-04-28 03:01 AM

Report: Journalists face deadliest time 'in recent history'
By CARA ANNA
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2015-04-28 03:01 AM

'Do Over' inspires readers to take control of careers
By LINCEE RAY
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2015-04-28 03:01 AM

English Results

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2015-04-28 06:01 AM

Texas inmate asks US Supreme Court to block execution
By MICHAEL GRACZYK
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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- Attorneys for a man convicted of stabbing a Texas corrections officer to death over a disagreement about a peanut butter sandwich....Fullstory

2015-04-28 03:22 AM

Search warrants: Accused Ohio terror suspect hid identity
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS
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2015-04-28 03:01 AM

Thousands attend funeral for Freddie Gray in Baltimore
By JESSICA GRESKO and TOM FOREMAN Jr.
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BALTIMORE (AP) -- The six Baltimore police officers suspended after a man suffered serious spinal injuries while in custody should tell the public what happened,....Fullstory

2015-04-28 03:01 AM

German-Moroccan man charged with training, fighting in Syria

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BERLIN (AP) -- German federal prosecutors say they have charged a German-Moroccan dual citizen with membership in a terrorist organization on allegations he went to....Fullstory

2015-04-28 03:01 AM

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