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(Undated) -- Stocks are higher in late morning trade today. The Dow was up 270 points, the S&P 500 rose 30 points, and the Nasdaq climbed 77 points. Oil is bouncing back from a weak close yesterday and precious metals such as gold and platinum were falling. The markets are...
(Washington, DC) -- DC residents can now apply for permits to carry concealed firearms. The Metropolitan Police Department kicked off the application process today. Applicants will have to show exactly why they need to carry a concealed weapon. They'll also have to complete a...
{Ottawa1023Ovation1_1} Q...(applause fades) 000:15 (Ottawa) -- The sergeant-at-arms of Canada's Parliament who's credited with killing a gunman inside the building yesterday is being hailed as a hero. At the opening of Parliament this morning, Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers was...
(Queens, NY) -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to sign a measure that limits the power of federal immigration officials. Queens Councilman Daniel Dromm says the legislation will make it tougher for ICE to detain inmates being held at Rikers Island. The New York...
(Mexico City) -- Authorities believe the mayor of a southern Mexican town and his wife could be the masterminds behind the disappearance of 43 student-teachers. The students vanished last month after a clash with local police in the town of Iguala . Local police shot and killed...
(Washington, DC) -- Requests for first time unemployment benefits are going up. The Labor Department says initial jobless claims rose last week by 17-thousand from the previous week to reach 283-thousand. Analysts had expected the number of claims to go up to around 285-thousand.
(Undated) -- Toys "R" Us is breaking up with "Breaking Bad." Responding to protests about its stock of action figures based on the hit AMC drama, the toy retailer has decided to pull the dolls from store shelves. "Toys "R" Us spokeswoman Kathleen Waugh told NBC News that the...
(Washington, DC) -- Requests for first time unemployment benefits are going up. The Labor Department says initial jobless claims rose last week by 17-thousand from the previous week to reach 283-thousand. Analysts had expected the number of claims to go up to around 285-thousand...
(Arapahoe County, CO) -- Fellow students are getting credit for helping authorities track down three Colorado teens who ditched school to go join ISIS. They tipped off authorities when the junior jihadis allegedly posted details of their mission to Twitter for the whole world to...