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Survey: Private employers added robust 298K jobs last month

Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 8:50 am

A private survey finds that U.S. private businesses added the most jobs in three years last month, a sign that hiring is picking up seven years after the recession ended. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Marchers To Stage ‘A Day Without A Woman’

Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 11:58 am

Organizers of January’s Women’s March are calling for women to take the day off Wednesday and avoid shopping to highlight women’s role in society. Bob Agnew reports.

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CSX reaches deal with hedge fund, hires new railroad CEO

Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 8:55 am

CSX has hired the executive who led Canadian Pacific’s turnaround and has also reached a deal with the hedge fund pushing for changes at the railroad. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Business group: China tech plan threat to foreign firms

Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 8:54 am

A business says China is violating its free-trade pledges by pressing foreign makers of electric cars and other goods to share technology under an industry development plan that is likely to shrink access to its markets. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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US trade deficit jumps to 5-year high of $48.5 billion

Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 8:53 am

The U.S. trade deficit jumped in January to the highest level in nearly five years as a flood of mobile phones and other consumer products widened America’s trade gap with China. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Bird Flue Found At Tysons Supplier In Tennessee

Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 11:51 am

Tens of thousands of chickens have been destroyed at a Tennessee chicken farm due to a bird flu outbreak, and 30 other farms within a six-mile radius are being quarantined. Bob Agnew reports.

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US factory orders up 1.2 percent in January

Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 11:32 am

U.S. businesses increased their orders in January, although a key component that tracks business investment spending fell for the first time in four months. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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New Poll Shows Wide Gap On Issue Of American Identity

Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 11:21 am

What does it fundamentally mean to be an ‘American’? A new poll reveals a big difference in the way Democrats and Republicans answer that question. Bob Agnew reports.

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Peugeot to buy GM’s Opel, creating Europe’s No. 2 carmaker

Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 7:46 am

General Motors is selling its loss-making European car business – including Germany’s Opel and British brand Vauxhall – to French automaker PSA group. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Deutsche Bank plans $8.45 billion capital increase

Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 7:45 am

Deutsche Bank says it is planning a capital increase to raise 8.45-billion dollars. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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The world’s first test-tube baby and America’s first test-tube baby are going to meet face-to-face for the first time this year.

Sun, Mar 5, 2017 at 1:16 pm

The world’s first test-tube baby and America’s first test-tube baby are going to meet face-to-face for the first time this year.

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Puerto Rico’s governor says he will eliminate subsidies, shrink the number of public agencies by nearly 75 percent and increase the cost of some government services to reduce spending and boost revenue as ordered by a federal control board amid an economic recession.

Sun, Mar 5, 2017 at 1:16 pm

Puerto Rico’s governor says he will eliminate subsidies, shrink the number of public agencies by nearly 75 percent and increase the cost of some government services to reduce spending and boost revenue as ordered by a federal control board amid an economic recession.

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US services firms expand at fastest pace since October 2015

Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 10:32 am

U.S. services companies expanded in February at the fastest pace since October 2015. Correspondent Jeremy House has details.

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Eveidence Of Mass Grave For Orphans Confirmed In Ireland

Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 9:37 am

Forensics experts say they have found a mass grave for young children at a former Church-run orphanage in Ireland where suspicions of unrecorded, unmarked burials have lingered for decades. Bob Agnew reports.

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Evidence Of Mass Grave For Orphans Confirmed In Ireland

Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 9:36 am

Forensics experts say they have found a mass grave for young children at a former Church-run orphanage in Ireland where suspicions of unrecorded, unmarked burials have lingered for decades. Bob Agnew reports.

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Ford recalling 36,000 vehicles for air bag defect

Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 8:31 am

Ford is recalling more than 36,000 vehicles in the U.S. and Canada because their air bags may not inflate properly. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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EPA withdraws Obama-era request for data on oil, natural gas

Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 8:29 am

The Environmental Protection Agency is withdrawing an Obama-era request that oil and natural gas companies provide information on methane emissions at oil and gas operations. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US jobless claims drop to lowest level since 1973

Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 9:08 am

Just 223,000 Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, the fewest in nearly 44 years. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Ex-Patriots cornerback headed to prison for Ponzi scheme

Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 9:07 am

Former New England Patriots cornerback Will Allen and his business partner have been sentenced to prison for running a Ponzi scheme that took in more than 35-million dollars. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Yahoo punishes CEO in latest fallout from security breakdown

Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 9:06 am

Yahoo is punishing CEO Marissa Mayer (MAY uhr) and jettisoning its top lawyer for the mishandling of two security breaches that exposed the personal information of more than 1 billion users and already have cost the company $350 million. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Fed survey finds economy growing at moderate pace

Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 4:13 pm

The Federal Reserve says the U.S. economy has been growing at a moderate pace, helped by sustained gains in consumer spending. Correspondent Jeremy House has the details

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Twitter adds more safety tools, will curb abusive accounts

Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 4:12 pm

Twitter is adding more tools to curb abuse on its service as part of its ongoing effort to protect users from hate and harassment. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US construction spending drops 1 percent in January

Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 4:10 pm

Builders cut back on construction spending in January by the largest amount in nine months, with weakness stemming from the biggest reduction in government activity in nearly 15 years. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Consumer Spending Sees Sluggish Growth In January

Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 10:41 am

U.S. consumer spending rose at a sluggish pace in January, despite signs of growing optimism about the economy. Bob Agnew reports.

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