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kirk-rubio-042115.jpg Republican Senators Mark Kirk, R-Ill., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla., have called on the Obama administration to demand the release of Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian before completing any nuclear agreement with Iran.

AsianMarket-112614_21Apr15.jpg A futures trader was arrested Tuesday on charges related to his alleged role in the stock market "Flash Crash" in May of 2010, the Justice Department revealed.

Retirement-042115.jpg Worker savings remain low and only a minority appears to be taking basic steps needed to prepare for retirement, a new national survey has revealed. The 2015 annual Retirement Confidence Survey, conducted through telephone interviews with 1,003 workers and 1,001 retirees age 25 and older in the United...

An entire generation of cool and amazing people continue to rely on financial help from their boring, out of touch parental figures. According to the new USA TODAY/Bank of America Better Money Habits survey, 40 percent of millennials admit to still receiving money from their mom and dad. It's...

capitol-042115.jpg Following weeks of delays, Republicans and Democrats in the Senate have reached an agreement to move forward with anti-human trafficking bill. The agreement regarding the trafficking bill is also expected to clear the way for the Senate to vote on Loretta Lynch's nomination as Attorney General.

twitter-042115.jpg Twitter is expanding its direct messaging feature to enable users to communicate privately with a single person or with a group of people, even if they are not following each other.

iowabirdflu-042115.jpg The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday that about 5.3 million chickens in an Iowa farm has been hit with avian influenza or bird flu. Iowa is the nation's largest egg-producing state, having more than 58 million egg-laying hens.

The representatives of U.S. defense attache has visited Ukrainian forces deployed in east of Ukraine, where they are fighting the pro-Russian rebels. They discussed the issues of security, social and humanitarian situation in the region, and risks assessment, the press center of the 'anti-terror'...

Obama-whitehouse-042115.jpg With Americans increasingly optimistic about the economy, the results of a new CNN/ORC International poll released on Tuesday showed President Barack Obama with a positive approval rating for the first time in nearly two years.

Netflix-042115.jpg High-flying Netflix may have yet another hit on its hands, as the company has ordered a spin-off of the hugely popular Full House series. Fuller House will star Candace Cameron-Bure, Jodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber, who played sisters D.J. Tanner and Stephanie Tanner, and D.J.'s bestie Kimmy Gibbler,...

Windows10-042115.jpg It is now known that Microsoft Corp. will launch the much-awaited new version of its operating system, Windows 10, in July. The news was not announced by Microsoft, but was inadvertently revealed by the CEO of chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., Lisa Su.

BlueBell-Recall-042115.jpg Blue Bell Creameries has Tuesday voluntarily recalled all its products distributed to retail outlets on possible health risk as they could potentially be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The products involved are made at all of its facilities including ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet and frozen snacks.

WorldTradeCentre-042115.jpg An incredible time-lapse video from the New York Times illustrates the growth of the Manhattan skyline over five centuries, as viewed from an elevator going to the top of the city's tallest building. From marshy fields dotted with tiny settlements...

DwarfPlanet-042115.jpg NASA's Dawn spacecraft has now taken new images of bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres. The latest images give a stand out view of the two brightest spots on dwarf planet Ceres, which have fascinated scientists for months. According to officials of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the images were taken by Dawn on April 14 and 15 from a vantage point 14,000 miles above Ceres' north pole.

The US is sending an aircraft carrier, escorted by a guided-missile cruiser, to strengthen its patrols in the waters off Yemen, where an Iranian naval convoy is suspectedly carrying arms supply for Yemeni rebels. U.S. Naval Forces Central Command said the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, escorted...

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