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3/24/2016 4:39 PM
Hacking industry may be helping FBI
NEW YORK — Turns out there’s a shadowy global industry devoted to breaking into smartphones and extracting their information. But you’ve probably never heard of it unless you’re a worried parent, a betrayed spouse — or a federal law enforcement agency.

3/24/2016 3:34 PM
Minn. town evacuated after train/tanker crash
CALLAWAY, Minn. — Authorities have evacuated a small town in northwestern Minnesota after a freight train collided with a propane truck that caught on fire.

3/24/2016 8:58 AM
More Americans seek jobless aid
WASHINGTON — More people sought U.S. unemployment aid last week, but applications are still at a low level consistent with steady job growth.

3/24/2016 9:16 AM
Home rental cost growth is slowing
WASHINGTON — U.S. renters saw their monthly leases rise at a significantly slower pace in February, a sign that new construction may be starting to limit housing costs for apartment dwellers.

3/24/2016 12:50 PM
Illinois court strikes down Chicago pensions plan
SPRINGFIELD, Ill.  — The Illinois Supreme Court dealt another devastating blow today to the state’s impatient attempts to control its ballooning public pension debt by striking down a state law that would have cut into an $8 billion hole in two of Chicago’s employee pension accounts.

3/24/2016 11:26 AM
Average 30-year mortgage rate falls to 3.71%
WASHINGTON — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week after three straight weeks of increases. The decline could be a spur to prospective buyers as the spring home buying season gets started.

3/24/2016 12:00 AM
Poll says Kasich could win general election
A new poll by Quinnipiac University shows that of the three Republicans vying for their party’s nomination to run for president, only Ohio Gov. John Kasich would defeat either Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders in a head-to-head race.

3/24/2016 10:50 AM
Justice Dept. announces charges in cyberattack
WASHINGTON — Seven hackers tied to the Iranian government were charged today in a series of punishing cyberattacks on a small dam outside New York City and on dozens of banks — intrusions that reached into American infrastructure and disrupted the financial system, federal law enforcement officials said.

3/24/2016 7:46 AM
48 more bikers indicted in deadly Texas shootout
WACO, Texas (CNN) — Four dozen more bikers were indicted this week in connection with last year's deadly shootout at a Twin Peaks restaurant in Texas.

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