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US diplomat ordered to leave Russia in spy case

MOSCOW (AP) — A U.S. diplomat was ordered Tuesday to leave the country after the Kremlin's security services said he tried to recruit a Russian agent, and they displayed tradecraft tools that seemed straight from a cheap spy thriller: wigs, packets of cash, a knife, map and compass, and a letter promising millions for “long-term cooperation.” Continue reading

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Stocks rise for a third week in a row

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is closing out its third straight week of gains, led by small-company stocks. Continue reading

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Stocks edge higher; IBM pulls up the Dow

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market overcame a morning slide to finish modestly higher, giving the Standard & Poor's 500 index another record close and its sixth straight month of gains. Continue reading

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Samsung Electronics first-quarter profit jumps ahead of Galaxy S4 debut

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd reported on Friday its sixth straight quarter of profit growth ahead of the sale of the Galaxy S4 smartphone this weekend, its biggest assault on rival Apple Inc yet. Continue reading

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Stocks edge higher as job market improves

NEW YORK (AP) — The engines driving the stock market were more tepid than turbocharged Thursday, but they were enough to help stocks rise for a fifth straight day. Continue reading

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U.S.-based stock funds have $7.3 billion outflow – Lipper

By Sam Forgione NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors pulled $7.3 billion out of U.S.-based stock funds in the latest week, the most since July of last year even as U.S. stock markets recovered from a sharp selloff, data from Thomson Reuters' Lipper Service showed on Thursday. The big outflow was a result of investors pulling $8.4 billion out of stock exchange-traded funds in the week ended April 24, also the most since July of last year. Continue reading

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Schwab Again Hit With Denial of Service Attack

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Stocks dragged down by techs; Apple slumps

Stocks closed sharply lower across the board Wednesday, with all key S&P sectors in the red, following a batch of weaker-than-expected earnings and as commodities resumed their sell-off amid ongoing worries over global growth.The Dow logged its third-straight day of triple-digit moves. All three major averages suffered their sharpest one-day drops this year on Monday, before recovering most of… Continue reading

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Farrah Abraham — My Sex Tape Co-Star Has a Small …

Farrah Abraham is so pissed that Continue reading

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Wall Street gains for fourth day, but weak tech hurts Nasdaq

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks rose for a fourth straight day on Thursday, sending the Dow and the S&P 500 to new closing highs as positive data on the labor market and an encouraging retail outlook eased recent concerns about economic growth. Despite the S&P 500's gain of 11.7 percent this year, investors have fretted about the pace of recovery, especially after last week's dramatically weak March payrolls report. Jobless claims fell far more than expected in the latest week, dropping to the lower end of the range for the year. Continue reading

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