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 2016-04-29 00:13 

UPI

Building muscle can help fight heart disease... +

HealthDay News Having more muscle and less fat reduces the risk of early death in people with heart disease, a new study suggests....

 2016-04-29 00:12 

Reuters

Phillies 3, Nationals 0... +

- Cameron Rupp hit a two-run, bases-loaded double in the ninth to break a scoreless tie, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 3-0 Thursday, sweeping the three-game series....

 2016-04-29 00:12 

Reuters Canada

Amazon profit crushes estimates as cloud-service revenue soars... +

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Thursday reported profit and revenue that blew past analysts' expectations, sending its shares soaring in after-hours trading and demonstrating the growing...

 2016-04-29 00:11 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Bergeron, Kesler, Kopitar are Selke Trophy finalists... +

NEW YORK (AP) Boston's Patrice Bergeron, Anaheim's Ryan Kesler and Los Angeles' Anze Kopitar are the finalists for the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the NHL's top defensive forward. Members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association s...

 2016-04-29 00:10 

UPI

NFL Draft: Live Recap... +

Alex ButlerCHICAGO, April 28 (UPI) -- The 2016 NFL Draft started at 8 p.m. in Chicago....

 2016-04-29 00:09 

Reuters

[ US ]

Coroner identifies Apple employee found dead at headquarters... +

The Apple Inc (AAPL.O) employee found dead at the company's California headquarters was Edward Mackowiak, 25, the Santa Clara Coroner's office said Thursday....

 2016-04-29 00:05 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Singapore's OCBC profit dips as Asian banking outlook dims... +

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp, Singapore's second-biggest lender, posted aworse-than-expected 14 percent drop in quarterly profit due toan increase in bad debt charges and a lower contribution fromits insurance unit....

 2016-04-29 00:03 

AP

[ Business ]

Proposed rule would delay questions about criminal history... +

WASHINGTON AP -- The Obama administration is proposing a rule that would prohibit federal agencies from asking certain job applicants questions about criminal and credit history until a conditional offer of employment has been made.....

 2016-04-29 00:02 

Reuters

U.S. submits new U.N. Western Sahara draft after criticism... +

The United States on Thursday gave the U.N. Security Council a new draft resolution on disputed Western Sahara after some members said an earlier text did not go far enough in pressuring Morocco to allow restoration of a full U.N. peacekeeping mission the...

 2016-04-29 00:01 

AP

[ Top International ]

AP PHOTOS: Fragments of shattered lives after Ecuador quake... +

PEDERNALES, Ecuador AP -- The dreams, plans and even the lives of hundreds of families were shattered in one moment - 6:58 p.m. on April 16 - when a magnitude 7.8 earthquake rocked the central coast of Ecuador.....

 2016-04-29 00:00 

Reuters

RPT-COLUMN-How Shanghai trading is changing the physical nickel market: Andy Home... +

Everyone's talking aboutChinese speculators....

 2016-04-29 00:00 

AP

[ Top Headlines ]

Ex-Montana Sen. Conrad Burns dies; influenced energy policy... +

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Former Montana Sen. Conrad Burns, a former cattle auctioneer whose folksy demeanor and political acumen earned him three terms and the bitter disdain of his opponents, died Thursday. He was 81.......

 2016-04-29 00:00 

AP

[ US News ]

Ex-Montana Sen. Conrad Burns dies; influenced energy policy... +

HELENA, Mont. AP -- Former Montana Sen. Conrad Burns, a former cattle auctioneer whose folksy demeanor and political acumen earned him three terms and the bitter disdain of his opponents, died Thursday. He was 81.....

 2016-04-28 23:59 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Rovi nearing deal to acquire DVR maker Tivo Inc - Bloomberg... +

Rovi Corp, which providesdigital entertainment guides, is nearing a deal to acquiredigital-video recording maker TiVo Inc, Bloomberg reportedciting sources....

 2016-04-28 23:58 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Rutgers reporter asks Obama for interview and gets it... +

WASHINGTON (AP) A college reporter spending time at the White House has landed what many beat reporters long for: an interview with President Barack Obama. Obama interrupted a question-and-answer session that his press secretary, Josh Earnest, held Thurs...

 2016-04-28 23:54 

Reuters

[ World ]

Mexico investigates top crime fighter over missing 43 students case... +

One of Mexico's top crime fighters is under investigation over a key incident in the probe into the apparent massacre of 43 trainee teachers in 2014, the attorney general's office said on Thursday, adding a twist to a case that has shaken the coun...

 2016-04-28 23:54 

Reuters

[ World ]

Brazil's Temer says a new government would focus on growth: TV... +

Brazil's Vice President Michel Temer said on Thursday that the new government that he would lead if President Dilma Rousseff should be impeached would seek to implement immediate measures to spur economic growth....

 2016-04-28 23:54 

Reuters

[ US ]

U.S. Army names first female infantry officer... +

Captain Kristen Griest became the U.S. Army's first female infantry officer this week, the Army said, in a milestone for the U.S. military as it opens up combat roles for women....

 2016-04-28 23:53 

AP

[ Top Headlines ]

White powder mailed to Trump campaign office ruled harmless... +

NEW YORK (AP) -- An envelope containing a suspicious white powdery substance caused a scare when it was opened at a campaign office of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, but it later was deemed to be harmless.......

 2016-04-28 23:53 

AP

[ US News ]

White powder mailed to Trump campaign office ruled harmless... +

NEW YORK AP -- An envelope containing a suspicious white powdery substance caused a scare when it was opened at a campaign office of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, but it later was deemed to be harmless.....

 2016-04-28 23:52 

Reuters

As Japan's electricity reform kicks off, Germany serves as warning... +

Four weeks intoJapan's power market shakeup aimed at boosting choice and energysecurity, the utility at the centre of the 2011 nuclear crisishas borne the brunt of consumer defections, with nearly 470,000users switching electricity providers....

 2016-04-28 23:48 

UPI

Suspect in Colorado Planned Parenthood shootings not mentally fit for trial, expert says... +

Doug G. WareCOLORADO SPRINGS, April 28 (UPI) -- The man accused of killing three people last fall at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic is not mentally fit to stand trial, a state expert testified Thursday....

 2016-04-28 23:45 

Reuters

BRIEF-Infosys deepens relationship with Microsoft... +

Infosys Ltd...

 2016-04-28 23:45 

Reuters

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - April 29... +

The following are the top stories inthe Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories anddoes not vouch for their accuracy....

 2016-04-28 23:44 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Mayor defends his team after subpoenas in campaign probes... +

NEW YORK (AP) New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) has defended himself and his advisers a day after his office confirmed top aides were subpoenaed by federal and state prosecutors amid investigations into his campaign fundraising op...

 2016-04-28 23:43 

Reuters Africa

Brazil's Temer says a new government would focus on growth - TV... +

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's Vice President Michel Temer said on Thursday that the new government that he would lead if President Dilma Rousseff should be impeached would seek to implement immediate...

 2016-04-28 23:42 

AP

[ Technology ]

Japan abandons costly X-ray satellite lost in space... +

TOKYO AP -- Japan's space agency has abandoned its efforts to restore the operations of a multimillion-dollar satellite that was to probe the mysteries of black holes using X-ray telescopes.....

 2016-04-28 23:39 

Reuters

Rovi nearing deal to acquire DVR maker Tivo Inc: Bloomberg... +

Rovi Corp, which provides digital entertainment guides, is nearing a deal to acquire digital-video recording maker TiVo Inc, Bloomberg reported citing sources....

 2016-04-28 23:38 

Reuters

Yen cools its feet after red-hot rally... +

The yen held on to broad gains early on Friday, having posted its biggest one-day rally in over five years against the greenback and euro after the Bank of Japan skipped a chance to ease policy....

 2016-04-28 23:37 

Reuters Africa

Mexico investigates top crime fighter over missing 43 students case... +

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - One of Mexico's top crime fighters is under investigation over a key incident in the probe into the apparent massacre of 43 trainee teachers in 2014, the attorney general's office...

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