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US stock futures drift lower on Wall Street

In this March 27, 2014 photo, rows of Mercedes-Benz cars and SUVs await distribution at the company’s Vehicle Processing Center in Baltimore. The Commerce Department reports on the U.S. trade deficit for April on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) In this...

Will that be a 6-bedroom suite or just a couch?

In this May 19, 2014 photo, butler Vido Kijne presents the guest welcoming pose in the Abu Dhabi Suite at the St. Regis in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The nearly 24,000 square foot two-story suite, which sells for a nightly rate of $21,500, is suspended 720 feet above ground...
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Survey: US companies added 179,000 jobs in May

In this May 16, 2014 photo, Megan Lory, left, talks with Sandra Modena, Sales Manager at Trillium Staffing, at the annual veterans job fair aboard the LST in downtown Muskegon, Mich. Payroll processor ADP reports how many jobs private employers added in May on Wednesday, June 3,...
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Taliban video shows handover of US soldier

In this image taken from video obtained from Voice Of Jihad Website, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, right, stands with a Taliban fighter in eastern Afghanistan. The Taliban on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, released a...
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A new ‘Destiny’ for non-sequel video games at E3

FILE – In this June 13, 2013 file photo, Alex Beckers watches a presentation on the video game “Destiny” at the Activision Blizzard Booth during the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. The recent success of “Watch Dogs” and...

World stocks drift as US jobs report, ECB awaited

MUMBAI, India (AP) — Global stock markets drifted lower Wednesday as investors awaited confirmation of new stimulus from the European Central Bank and a crucial U.S. jobs report. In early European trading, Germany’s DAX shed 0.3 percent to 9,890.55 and...
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US auto sales hit 9-year high in May

An auto worker inspects finished SUVs coming off the assembly line at the General Motors auto plant in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. (AP Photo/LM Otero) An auto worker inspects finished SUVs coming off the assembly line at the General Motors auto plant in Arlington,...
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Obama: With help, democracy in Ukraine can thrive

U.S. President Barack Obama, right, meets with Ukraine president-elect Petro Poroshenko in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, June 4, 2014. President Barack Obama says Ukraine can be a vibrant, thriving democracy if the United States and the international community stand behind it. (AP...
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NRA rolls back ‘open carry’ criticism

HOUSTON (AP) – The National Rifle Association has rolled back an earlier statement criticizing “open carry” rallies in Texas in which gun rights advocates have brought military-style assault rifles into public places. Chris Cox, the executive director of the...

Rangers, LA Kings ready for big Stanley Cup finish

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Although the Los Angeles Kings and the New York Rangers have played 41 combined postseason games over the previous six weeks, they still have ample energy for the big finale to their epic playoff chase. “No, you don’t get tired right...