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Mickey Rooney to be laid to rest in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mickey Rooney will be laid to rest alongside Hollywood royalty. A judge signed off Friday on an agreement between Rooney’s survivors to have the actor buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, the final resting place for such luminaries as Cecil B....
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Browns quickly match offer for center Alex Mack

FILE – This Dec. 1, 2013 file photo shows Cleveland Browns center Alex Mack (55) in action during an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, in Cleveland. Browns Pro Bowl center Alex Mack’s football future could be decided in the next few days _ or hours....
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Eisenhower Tree missed, but scores same

Bubba Watson and his caddie walk past the location where the 65-feet high Eisenhower Tree was located on the 17th fairway during a practice session for the Masters golf tournament Monday, April 7, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. The Eisenhower Tree was recently removed after a winter storm...

Boston Marathon survivor upset at ‘Meet the Press’

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston Marathon bombing survivor says in a tweet that she left a Boston television studio in tears before a taping of NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis lost her left foot in the bombing and said Friday she asked the...
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Major economies express confidence about growth

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde, center, accompanied by World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, left, and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, meet with reporters during the World Bank Group- International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings in Washington,...

At a Glance: Hot tech stocks tumble

Investors have clipped the wings of high-flying tech stocks in recent weeks, as they re-focus on safer sectors such as utilities, health care and consumer staples. Shares of tech favorites such as Facebook, Netflix and Twitter are 19 percent to 46 percent below their recent...
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Tech stocks slide again; Nasdaq falls for 3rd week

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, April 11, 2014. Weaker earnings at JPMorgan Chase are dragging bank stocks lower in early trading.Technology and biotech stocks also fell, a day after the worst rout for the Nasdaq composite index since 2011.(AP...

US levies more sanctions over Crimea takeover

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department on Friday sanctioned the former vice speaker of the Ukrainian parliament, six Crimean separatist leaders and a Crimea-based gas company over Russia’s takeover of the Crimean Peninsula. “Crimea is occupied...

Belafonte keeping King documents in settlement

WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer and activist Harry Belafonte will get to keep three of Martin Luther King’s documents that the King estate had blocked him from selling. Lawyers announced a confidential settlement Friday between Belafonte and the estate letting Belafonte...
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Missouri dismisses Green-Beckham from team

FILE – In this Dec. 7, 2013, file photo, Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham celebrates his touchdown against Auburn during the first half of the Southeastern Conference NCAA college football championship game in Atlanta. Dorial Green-Beckham was suspended...