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Basketball Panel Recommends Harsh Penalties For Cheating Programs

Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 3:19 pm

A panel tasked with reforming college basketball is calling for sweeping reforms. Bob Agnew reports.

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Lifetime Ban For Cheating Coaches, Basketball Commission Recommends

Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 1:24 pm

A panel tasked with reforming college basketball is calling for sweeping reforms. Bob Agnew reports.

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Poll: Younger Americans less apt to use unique passwords

Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 8:51 am

Americans appear to be heeding some expert advice for keeping their passwords and online accounts safe. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Ireland to collect billions from Apple in back taxes

Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 8:50 am

Ireland says it will begin collecting more than 15.9 billion dollars of back taxes from Apple. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Comcast challenges Murdoch with rival bid for UK-based Sky

Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 8:49 am

U.S. media conglomerate Comcast has made a 30 billion dollar bid for London-based pay TV operator Sky in move that threatens a rival bid by Rupert Murdoch. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Ireland To Collect Back Taxes From Apple

Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 4:25 pm

Ireland says it will begin collecting more than 13 billion euros ($15.9 billion) of back taxes from Apple. Bob Agnew reports.

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US home prices post a robust 6.3 percent gain in February

Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 10:29 am

U.S. home prices jumped in February as buyers are fiercely competing over a dwindling number of homes for sale. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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US sales of new homes shot up 4 percent in March

Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 10:28 am

Sales of new U.S. homes jumped 4 percent in March, propelled by a surge of buying in the West. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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AP-NORC poll: Privacy debacle prompts social-media changes

Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 8:34 am

If you’ve made changes to how you use social media since Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica privacy debacle, you’re not alone. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Court Rules That Monkey May Not Sue Over Selfie Copyright

Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 3:48 pm

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that U.S. copyright law confers the right to sue only on humans, not monkeys. Bob Agnew reports.

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US existing home sales rose 1.1 percent in March

Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 10:20 am

U.S. sales of existing homes increased 1.1 percent on a monthly basis in March. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Survey: Economists’ outlook is sunny but not due to tax cuts

Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 9:15 am

America’s business economists are sketching a bright picture for the coming months. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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EU trade chief says Merkel, Macron will push Trump on steel

Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 9:13 am

The EU’s trade chief says that leaders of Germany and France will press U.S. President Donald Trump this week to exempt the 28-member bloc permanently from U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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A study indicates improvements are being made in checking blood pressure.

Sun, Apr 22, 2018 at 1:23 pm

A study indicates improvements are being made in checking blood pressure.

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New York City is officially banning open-door helicopter flights from taking off within the five boroughs after last month’s deadly helicopter crash.

Sun, Apr 22, 2018 at 1:22 pm

New York City is officially banning open-door helicopter flights from taking off within the five boroughs after last month’s deadly helicopter crash.

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An Ohio online charter school that was one of the nation’s largest before it suspended operations amid a legal fight with the state is filing another appeal with the Ohio Supreme Court.

Sun, Apr 22, 2018 at 1:22 pm

An Ohio online charter school that was one of the nation’s largest before it suspended operations amid a legal fight with the state is filing another appeal with the Ohio Supreme Court.

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New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy has signed a bill prohibiting oil and natural gas drilling in state waters:

Sun, Apr 22, 2018 at 1:21 pm

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy has signed a bill prohibiting oil and natural gas drilling in state waters:

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The Justice Department has opened an antitrust probe into whether AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to stop consumers from easily switching wireless carriers:

Sun, Apr 22, 2018 at 1:20 pm

The Justice Department has opened an antitrust probe into whether AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to stop consumers from easily switching wireless carriers:

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Investors Lining Up For Piece Of Toys R Us In Canada

Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 4:19 pm

Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holding has placed a bid of $300 million to buy Toys R Us’s Canadian operations in bankruptcy. Bob Agnew.

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Barbara Bush Literacy Program Still Bearing Fruit

Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 4:18 pm

The reading initiative founded by former first lady Barbara Bush has raised more than $110 million since it was created almost 30 years ago. Bob Agnew reports.

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US Officials: 16 nations agree to track Venezuela corruption

Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 11:29 am

Two senior U.S. Treasury officials say finance ministers from several Latin American nations as well as the U.S. and Europe have agreed to work jointly to locate and seize assets arising from corruption by Venezuelan government insiders. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Employers urged not to hold discharge status against vets

Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 11:28 am

A Connecticut agency has issued new guidance warning employers they could be subject to penalties if they discriminate against job-seeking veterans with less-than-honorable discharges from the military. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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As doors close in the US, China’s Huawei shifts to Europe

Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 11:21 am

As trade disputes simmer, Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei (hwah-way), the No. 3 smartphone brand, is shifting its growth efforts toward Europe and Asia in the face of mounting obstacles in the U.S. market. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Mortgage Rates See Weekly Rise

Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 3:22 pm

Long-term mortgage rates are higher this week. Bob Agnew reports.

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