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Applications for US unemployment aid rise to 354K

Posted: 05/30/2013 - The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose 10,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 354,000, a sign layoffs have increased. Still, the level of applications is consistent with steady hiring.

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US economy grew 2.4 percent in first quarter

Posted: 05/30/2013 - The U.S. economy grew at a modest 2.4 percent annual rate from January through March, slightly slower than initially estimated. Consumer spending was stronger than first thought, but businesses restocked more slowly and state and local government spending cuts were deeper.

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China says US hacking claims faulty

Posted: 05/30/2013 - China's Defense Ministry says recent allegations of hacking of Pentagon defense programs are faulty and underestimate China's ability to produce its own defensive weaponry.

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"French kiss" finally enters French dictionary

Posted: 05/30/2013 - After centuries of lacking a French word for the sloppy Gallic export "to French kiss," a verb has finally been given its rightful place in the French dictionary.

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Comey next FBI nominee

Posted: 05/30/2013 - President Barack Obama is set to nominate former Bush administration official James Comey as the next FBI director.

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Probe of well-connected truck stop chain may widen

Posted: 05/30/2013 - The federal investigation into the truck stop chain owned by the family of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam led to its first convictions this week and threatens to widen against employees at Pilot Flying J.

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Illinois teen to enter plea on terrorism charge

Posted: 05/29/2013 - A suburban Chicago teenager is expected to plead not guilty to a charge he sought to join an al-Qaida-linked group fighting Bashar Assad's regime in Syria.

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China's supreme court vows to protect children

Posted: 05/29/2013 - China's Supreme People's Court has vowed to crack down on crimes against children, publicizing punishments meted out in three recent cases, including the execution of a grade school teacher who repeatedly raped seven students.

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China says it is opposed to all forms of hacking

Posted: 05/29/2013 - China says it opposes computer hacking and wants to work with Washington to counter such activities, following new claims that the country used cyberattacks to access data from nearly 40 U.S. weapons programs and almost 30 other defense technologies.

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Oprah calls Kelly and Michael talk-show royalty

Updated: 05/28/2013 - Oprah Winfrey doesn't have a daily talk show anymore. But two years after abdicating her throne, the former talk-show queen is clear who she thinks now wear the crowns: Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan.

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Nike cuts ties to Livestrong

Updated: 05/28/2013 - Nike Inc. is cutting ties with the Livestrong cancer charity founded by cyclist Lance Armstrong.

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Obama honors veterans by laying wreath

Updated: 05/27/2013 - President Barack Obama has laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns in a visit to Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for many American war heroes.

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