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4/9/2014 12:00 AM
P&G relents, adopts new palm oil policy
CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble Co. has updated its policy on palm oil following high-profile protests by Greenpeace at its Cincinnati headquarters.

4/9/2014 12:00 AM
2 GM SUVs get highest rating in crash tests
DETROIT — Only two of nine midsize SUVs got the highest rating in crash tests done by an insurance industry group.

4/9/2014 12:00 AM
Mich. driver dies after being pulled from burning vehicle
MONROE — Two passersby pulled a White Lake, Mich., man from a burning car in Monroe Township early Tuesday, but he did not survive.

4/8/2014 11:40 PM
More underwater pings heard in hunt for plane
PERTH, Australia — "I'm now optimistic we'll find the aircraft or what's left of the aircraft in the not too distant future, " said Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston, the chief coordinator for the Australian operation.

4/8/2014 8:53 PM
Secret Service shakes up staff
WASHINGTON — Secret Service director Julia Pierson has demoted the supervisor of one of the agency’s largest divisions and reassigned nearly two dozen members of its staff, part of a broader cleanup effort in the wake of embarrassing drinking incidents on two recent presidential trips, according to three people familiar with the moves.

4/8/2014 8:51 PM
1 U.S. Marine shot, killed at base
A U.S. Marine was shot and killed at the main gate of the Camp Lejeune base in North Carolina today when a sentry's rifle discharged, a base spokesman said, without elaborating on whether the shooting was intentional.

4/8/2014 8:43 PM
Obama's Kenyan aunt dies in Boston
BOSTON -- President Obama's Kenyan aunt, who was granted asylum in the United States after having lived in the country illegally for several years, has died, an employee of the law firm that represented her said today.

4/8/2014 7:36 PM
Intel eliminates 1,500 jobs in Costa Rica
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Chipmaker Intel says it’s eliminating 1,500 jobs from its assembly and test operation in Costa Rica.

4/8/2014 7:28 PM
County may mail ballot applications
COLUMBUS — Leaders in Ohio’s largest county have voted to assert home-rule powers and mail unsolicited, absentee-ballot applications to registered voters there if the state doesn’t do so.

4/8/2014 7:24 PM
American the latest airline to tweak flier program
DALLAS — Airline travelers are adjusting to constant turbulence in frequent-flier programs.