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  • Shares of Travelocity owner Sabre rise after IPO

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    DALLAS (AP) — Shares of Sabre Corp. ended higher Thursday, but the provider of technology services to the travel industry raised less money than it had projected in its initial public offering. The company had offered fewer shares than planned and lowered the opening price for the...

  • Federal team investigating fatal Tenn. explosion

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A special investigative team of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is looking into an explosion at a Tennessee ammunition plant that killed one person and injured three others. The blast Wednesday at the Rio Ammunition plant in...

  • Superintendent: Kids victims in cheating scandal

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's state school superintendent called children the victims and adults the culprits in a cheating scandal uncovered at a Las Vegas elementary school. Superintendent Dale Erquiaga spoke briefly about the matter Thursday, a day after the Nevada Department of...

  • Aereo CEO speaks on future of company, industry

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The future of Aereo, an online service that provides over-the-air TV channels, hinges on a battle with broadcasters that goes before the U.S. Supreme Court next week. For as little as $8 a month, Aereo subscribers in New York and 10 other markets can watch shows live...

  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    Stocks closed mostly higher Thursday as upbeat earnings news from several large U.S. companies encouraged investors. General Electric, Morgan Stanley and PepsiCo all moved higher after reporting their first-quarter financial results. The major stock indexes spent much of the day...

  • Herbalife discloses investigation in Illinois

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Nutritional supplements and weight-loss products maker Herbalife is being investigated by the attorney general of Illinois. The office of Attorney General Lisa Madigan confirms it is investigating complaints brought by consumers. Herbalife says it will work with the...

  • Governor, but not opponent, to speak to Democrats

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie was invited to speak at the state Democratic convention in May, but his primary opponent David Ige was not, which has left the state senator feeling slighted. In the past the party has allowed top candidates to address convention...

  • Dirty creek, old purse solve four-decade mystery

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    ELK POINT, S.D. (AP) — Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson had planned to celebrate the end of the 1971 school year by gathering with classmates at a quarry along a gravel road. But the 17-year-old girls weren't known for frequenting parties, so when they didn't show up, other teens...

  • Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions _ for now

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    GENEVA (AP) — In a surprise accord, Ukraine and Russia agreed Thursday on tentative steps to halt violence and calm tensions along their shared border after more than a month of Cold War-style military posturing triggered by Moscow's annexation of Crimea. Russia's pledge to refrain...

  • FDA warns of cancer risk with fibroid procedure

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning women that a surgical procedure used to eliminate growths in the uterus could inadvertently spread cancer to other parts of the body. The agency is discouraging doctors from performing the procedure, which uses an...

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