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 2015-03-30 17:31   

AP

[ Business ]

  UnitedHealth bulks up for prescription drug cost battle...[ + ]

The nation's largest health insurer, UnitedHealth, will muscle up for its fight against rising prescription drug costs by spending more than $12 billion to buy pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran Corp.....



 2015-03-30 17:30   

Reuters Canada

  Crash pilot had been treated for suicidal tendencies...[ + ]

DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) - The German pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a plane in the French Alps last week was treated for suicidal tendencies years ago before he received his pilot's license,...



 2015-03-30 17:29   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Panthers sign RB KR Todman from the Jaguars...[ + ]

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Panthers announced they've signed free agent running back/kick returner Jordan Todman from the Jacksonville Jaguars to a one-year contract. Financial details were not released Monday. Todman, 25, has spent the last three seas...



 2015-03-30 17:28   

UPI

[ Business ]

  Angie's List to halt expansion in Indiana...[ + ]

Aileen GraefINDIANAPOLIS, March 30 (UPI) -- Angie's List has halted the expansion of their headquarters in Indiana after the passage of the "religious freedom" law for fear of LGBT discrimination....



 2015-03-30 17:28   

AP

[ US News ]

  Indiana lawmakers try to quiet firestorm surrounding new law...[ + ]

INDIANAPOLIS AP -- Gov. Mike Pence called off public appearances Monday and sports officials planned an "Indy Welcomes All" campaign ahead of this weekend's Final Four as lawmakers scrambled to quiet the firestorm over a new law that has much of the count...



 2015-03-30 17:27   

Reuters

  WRAPUP 1-Crash pilot had been treated for suicidal tendencies...[ + ]

* Lubitz had treatment before getting pilot's licence -prosecutor* Prosecutors say motive for crash remains unclear* Lufthansa says had no knowledge of what was in medicalfilesBy Tom KckenhoffDUESSELDORF,...



 2015-03-30 17:27   

Reuters

  UPDATE 1-Lafarge shares sag as Holcim investors balk at compromise...[ + ]

(Updates with closing shares, background)PARIS, March 30 (Reuters) - Shares in French cement groupLafarge fell 1.9 percent on Monday after twoshareholders of its Swiss merger partner Holcim appeared...



 2015-03-30 17:25   

Reuters

  Intesa Sanpaolo, Blackstone to fund Italian companies...[ + ]

MILAN, March 30 (Reuters) - Intesa Sanpaolo andBlackstone have agreed to provide funds to mid-sizedItalian businesses in a deal that underscores growinginternational interest in investing in the recovery...



 2015-03-30 17:24   

Reuters

  Brazil wants social spending on sustainable trend, Levy says...[ + ]

(Repeats to attach to corrected alerts. No change to text ofstory)SAO PAULO, March 30 (Reuters) - The Brazilian government isseeking to put social expenses that are mandated by theConstitution on a...



 2015-03-30 17:23   

Reuters

  Bionic ants could be tomorrow's factory workers...[ + ]

Robotic ants the size of a human hand that work together could be the future of factory production systems.The developers, German technology firm Festo, say it's not just the unusual anatomy of real-world...



 2015-03-30 17:23   

Reuters Canada

  Bionic ants could be tomorrow's factory workers...[ + ]

Robotic ants the size of a human hand that work together could be the future of factory production systems.The developers, German technology firm Festo, say it's not just the unusual anatomy of real-world...



 2015-03-30 17:23   

UPI

  Emily Kinney joins new Nathan Fillion series 'Con Man'...[ + ]

Annie MartinLOS ANGELES, March 30 (UPI) -- Former "The Walking Dead" actress Emily Kinney has reportedly joined new Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk web series "Con Man."...



 2015-03-30 17:21   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Amazon.com offering to help get jobs done around the house...[ + ]

SEATTLE (AP) Amazon.com is introducing a referral service to help people to get projects and chores done around their homes. The recommendation system, called Amazon Home Services, marks the e-commerce company's latest attempt to expand its empire be...



 2015-03-30 17:20   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  UK judge: Suspect in Litvinenko death can testify at inquiry...[ + ]

LONDON (AP) A British judge says a main suspect in the poisoning of ex-Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko can testify by video-link at an inquiry into the death. Judge Robert Owen said Monday he was willing to grant Dmitry Kovtun ...



 2015-03-30 17:19   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Falcons fined, lose draft pick for pumping in fake noise...[ + ]

NEW YORK (AP) The NFL has fined the Atlanta Falcons, stripped the organization of a draft pick and suspended team president Rich McKay from the league's competition committee beginning April 1 following the team's use of fake noise at home games....



 2015-03-30 17:19   

UPI

  Conn. Gov. Malloy to sign executive order over state-funded travel to Indiana...[ + ]

Andrew V. PestanoHARTFORD, Conn., March 30 (UPI) -- Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy will sign an executive order banning state-funded travel to Indiana to protest a discriminatory law against the LGBT community....



 2015-03-30 17:18   

Reuters

  One dead, one hurt trying to drive vehicle into U.S. spy agency...[ + ]

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One person was killed and another injured on Monday when they tried to drive a vehicle into the National Security Agency at Fort Meade, Maryland, the military installation said in...



 2015-03-30 17:17   

Reuters

  Woman pleads not guilty to defrauding Boston bombing charities...[ + ]

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Boston woman pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that she stole almost $40,000 in funds meant for victims of the Boston Marathon bombing by collecting payments that prosecutors...



 2015-03-30 17:17   

AP

[ US News ]

  NSA: 1 dead after car rams police vehicle at Fort Meade...[ + ]

FORT MEADE, Md. AP -- Two men dressed as women smashed a stolen car into a police vehicle after they disobeyed commands at the closely guarded gates of the nation's spy agency on Monday, prompting police to open fire.....



 2015-03-30 17:16   

AP

[ Top International ]

  Co-pilot was treated for suicidal tendencies years ago...[ + ]

DUESSELDORF, Germany AP -- How could someone once diagnosed with suicidal tendencies get a job as a commercial pilot, entrusted with the lives of hundreds of people? That's the question being asked after officials confirmed Monday that Germanwings co-pilo...



 2015-03-30 17:15   

Reuters

  BRIEF-Erytech Pharma FY net loss widens to 8.9 mln euros...[ + ]

March 30 (Reuters) - Erytech Pharma SA :* Reports full year net loss of 8.9 million euros ($9.64million) versus loss of 8.1 million euros a year ago* Says cash position at end 2014 was 37 million euros...



 2015-03-30 17:14   

Reuters

  York Capital's Dinan says bought more Kraft shares on Heinz deal - CNBC ...[ + ]

NEW YORK (Reuters) - James Dinan, head of hedge fund York Capital Management, said Monday that he bought more shares in Kraft Foods Group Inc after the announcement of the company's merger...



 2015-03-30 17:14   

AP

[ Business ]

  US university, foundation invested in frozen Chinese stocks...[ + ]

WASHINGTON AP -- The University of Michigan, defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. and a foundation helping Appalachian children all own stakes in an overseas investment fund backing two major Chinese companies, which recently froze their stocks and mi...



 2015-03-30 17:13   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Selena's dad: Mixed feelings about fans marking star's death...[ + ]

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Twenty years after Selena's murder, the Latin world will remember ...



 2015-03-30 17:13   

Reuters

[ World ]

  Danish Nazi, accused war criminal, dies in Germany...[ + ]

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A Danish former Nazi officer and a war criminal on the Simon Wiesenthal Center's most wanted list has died, according to a death note in the German paper Allgauer Zeitung published...



 2015-03-30 17:12   

Reuters

  Lufthansa CEO faces tough test after Germanwings crash...[ + ]

BERLIN (Reuters) - After an already troubled first year as CEO of Lufthansa, Carsten Spohr must now deal with the aftermath of the Germanwings disaster whilst making the airline group fit to compete for...



 2015-03-30 17:10   

Reuters Canada

  Danish Nazi, accused war criminal, dies in Germany...[ + ]

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - A Danish former Nazi officer and a war criminal on the Simon Wiesenthal Center's most wanted list has died, according to a death note in the German paper Allgauer Zeitung published...



 2015-03-30 17:08   

Reuters

  Brazil government has no room for mistakes, Levy says...[ + ]

SAO PAULO, March 30 (Reuters) - The Brazilian governmentneeds to avoid a potential debt ratings downgrade at this pointand, therefore, has no room for mistakes now, Finance MinisterJoaquim Levy said...



 2015-03-30 17:08   

Reuters

  Lufthansa CEO faces tough test after Germanwings crash...[ + ]

BERLIN, March 30 (Reuters) - After an already troubled firstyear as CEO of Lufthansa, Carsten Spohr must now dealwith the aftermath of the Germanwings disaster whilst making theairline group fit to...



 2015-03-30 17:07   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Ferry operator Stena Line tests running ship on methanol...[ + ]

HELSINKI (AP) Swedish ferry operator Stena Line says it has converted one of its ships to enable it to run on methanol, testing the potential of the environmentally friendly fuel for the shipping industry. The company said the Stena Germanica re-entered ...



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