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  • Family wins back seized gold coins that could be worth $80M

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A family was awarded the rights to 10 rare gold coins possibly worth $80 million or more on Friday after a U.S. appeals court overturned a jury verdict. U.S. Department of the Treasury officials insist the $20 Double Eagles were stolen from the U.S. Mint in...

  • US oil and natural gas rig count drops by 34 to 954

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 34 this week to 954 amid depressed oil prices. Houston-based Baker Hughes said Friday 734 rigs were seeking oil and 217 explored for natural gas. Three were...

  • Senator: Decade-old Gulf oil leak is 'unacceptable'

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A U.S. senator from Florida is pressing federal officials to disclose technical data and other information about a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, after an investigation by The Associated Press revealed evidence that the spill is far worse than a...

  • After Alps crash, some experts ponder flights without pilots

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — To improve airline safety, maybe we need to remove the pilots. That radical idea is decades away, if it ever becomes a reality. But following the intentional crashing of Germanwings Flight 9525 by the co-pilot, a long-running debate over autonomous jets is resurfacing....

  • Global finance leaders see economy strengthening

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Financial officials from the world's major economies on Friday welcomed modest improvements in the global economy while side-stepping fears rattling global financial markets that Greece will default on its bailout loans. The officials from the Group of 20 issued a...

  • Worker burns face, neck in explosion at Ohio chemical plant

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    MONROE, Ohio (AP) — A chemical explosion at a manufacturing plant in southwest Ohio has injured a worker. Fire and police officials in Monroe say the explosion at Alfrebro LLC occurred Friday afternoon. Monroe fire Chief John Centers says the worker was burned on his face and neck and...

  • Recalls this week: blowers, bike hooks, mattresses, toys

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    A line of bike hooks that can unexpectedly detach from their mounting are among this week's recalled consumer products. Other recalls include mattresses that failed flammability standards and truck and motorcycle toys with excessive amounts of lead. Here's a more detailed look: BIKE...

  • Spanish official slams Greece, says time 'running out'

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos criticized Greece's left-wing government for its "not very coherent" approach to negotiations over its finances and economy. "We have wasted very precious time over the last three or four weeks," de Guindos said in an...

  • China: New bank to enhance international finance system

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — China's proposed infrastructure bank for Asia is intended to complement, not replace, existing lenders dominated by the U.S. and Japan, a senior Chinese official said Friday. Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao said after a meeting of the Group of 20 leading world...

  • Correction: Bird Flu story

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In a story April 16 about bird flu, The Associated Press reported erroneously that recent outbreaks had led to the death of more than 2.5 million turkeys and chickens. The correct figure at the time was more than 2.4 million, and not all the birds slated to be...

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