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Stocks close mostly higher on earnings; Apple up

Tripp Mancuso, 4, works with his trader father Peter Mancuso on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, during the NYSE Working Parents/Caregivers Employee Resource Group’s annual Take Your Child to Work Day program, Thursday, April 24, 2014. Mixed earnings from a large...

US proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The nation’s top telecoms regulator is proposing to allow a pay-for-priority fast lane on the Internet for movies, music and other services to get to people’s homes. The proposed rules come after a federal appeals court struck down previous...
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Stocks close mostly higher on earnings; Apple up

Tripp Mancuso, 4, works with his trader father Peter Mancuso on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, during the NYSE Working Parents/Caregivers Employee Resource Group’s annual Take Your Child to Work Day program, Thursday, April 24, 2014. Mixed earnings from a large...
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Stocks close mostly higher on earnings; Apple up

Tripp Mancuso, 4, works with his trader father Peter Mancuso on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, during the NYSE Working Parents/Caregivers Employee Resource Group’s annual Take Your Child to Work Day program, Thursday, April 24, 2014. Mixed earnings from a large...
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Northwestern players to cast historic union vote

FILE – In this April, 2, 2014 file photo, former Northwestern football quarterback Kain Colter, right, and Ramogi Huma, founder and president of the National College Players Association, arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington. Northwestern football players will cast secret...

Discovery to air Everest documentary on May 4

NEW YORK (AP) — Discovery Channel has announced May 4 as the airdate for a documentary on last week’s Mount Everest avalanche that killed more than a dozen mountain guides. The 90-minute special, “Everest Avalanche Tragedy,” will air at 9 p.m. Eastern...

Starbucks eyes US expansion as sales climb

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks keeps finding ways to squeeze more money out of people. The Seattle-based chain reported a stronger quarterly profit Thursday as global sales at established locations rose 6 percent, including in its flagship U.S. market. Operating margin...

House Speaker Says World Wants US To Lead

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY’-ner) says U.S. global allies want America to show strong leadership, and he’s encouraged by plans to deploy some troops in European countries. Boehner says other countries are begging for the United States to...

Kluber, Indians Roll Past Royals 5-1

CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber struck out a career-high 11 and pitched a four-hitter for his first complete game, and David Murphy and Asdrubal Cabrera drove in two runs apiece, leading the Indians to a 5-1 win over the Royals on Thursday. Kluber (2-2) didn’t walk a batter...

Amazon 1st quarter net income jumps

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon’s first-quarter profit rose 18 percent as shoppers continued to flock to the online mega retailer to buy goods. Still, the company forecasts an operating loss for the second quarter as it continues to invest heavily both internationally and at...