Dow drops more than 200 points with Apple leading the decline

Thursday April 28, 2016 – U.S. stocks fell Thursday following reports of slower economic growth in the U.S. and mixed earnings reports. The U.S. government said the economy didn’t grow as much as expected in the first three months of this year. Facebook reached an all-time high after a strong quarterly report, and several companies are moving on deal news. The Dow ...

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FBI arrests brother of San Bernardino terrorist and 2 others on marriage fraud charges

  Thursday April 28, 2016 – Federal agents arrested three people, including the older brother of San Bernardino gunman Syed Rizwan Farook, on charges of marriage fraud and lying to federal investigators on Thursday morning, authorities said. Syed Raheel Farook, his wife, Tatiana Farook, and her sister Mariya Chernykh were arrested Thursday morning and charged in a five-count indictment filed in ...

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John Boehner unleashes on Ted Cruz, calling him ‘Lucifer in the Flesh’

Thursday April 28, 2016 – Retirement hasn’t softened former House Speaker John Boehner’s dislike of Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, nor has it affected his penchant for colorful language. The Ohio Republican, who resigned from Congress last fall, on Wednesday night called the GOP presidential candidate “Lucifer in the flesh,” telling an audience at Stanford University that he wouldn’t vote for him for ...

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U.S. economy slows sharply in first quarter as spending weakens

  Thursday April 28, 2016 – U.S. economic growth slowed sharply in the first quarter to its slowest pace in two years as consumer spending softened and a strong dollar continued to undercut exports, but a pick-up in activity is anticipated given a buoyant labor market. Gross domestic product increased at a 0.5 percent annual rate, the weakest since the first ...

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Can Donald Trump avoid a contested convention?

  Thursday April 28, 2016 – Donald Trump is facing a critical test in the final six weeks of the primary season: securing the 1,237 delegates needed to finally claim the Republican presidential nomination as his own. The prospect of a historic contested convention has surrounded Trump’s candidacy for months. But Trump is much closer to winning the nomination outright following ...

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Paris attacks suspect, Salah Abdeslam appears in French Court

  Thursday April 28, 2016 – Terror suspect Salah Abdeslam appeared in a Paris courtroom Wednesday but declined to address the charges against him — saying he was exhausted due to his transfer from Belgium earlier in the day. After Belgium turned the 26-year-old suspect over to French authorities early Wednesday, elite French military police flew him to France. He was then ...

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