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Hillary-050615.jpg Looking to draw a sharp dividing line between herself and her potential Republican opponents, Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton strongly declared her support for comprehensive immigration reform in remarks on Tuesday.

gold01_05Apr12_06May15.jpg Gold futures snapped a two-day gain to end lower on Wednesday, after some soft economic data from the U.S. showed employment in the private sector increased less than expected. The precious metal failed to find support even as soft economic data from the U.S., pressured the dollar to trend lower against...

jetblue-050615.jpg JetBlue Airways is all set to begin direct flights to Cuba from New York beginning July 3.

OculusRift-050615.jpg "The Rift delivers on the dream of consumer VR with compelling content, a full ecosystem, and a fully-integrated hardware/software tech stack," the Facebook-owned virtual reality technology firm said.

cancerdrug-050615.jpg Worldwide spending for cancer medicines crossed the $100 billion mark in 2014, according to a report. According to a new report released by the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics, total global spending on oncology medicines - including therapeutic treatments and supportive care - rose 10.3 percent...

wallstreet2-121214_06May15.jpg Stocks continue to see modest weakness in mid-day trading on Wednesday after turning lower earlier in the session. Selling pressure has remained relatively subdued, however, limiting the downside for the broader markets.

Daimler-Freightliner-Inspiration-Truck-050615.jpg Daimler Trucks North America unveiled a self-driving truck at a ceremony on Tuesday evening at the historic Hoover Dam in southeastern Nevada. The company noted that the Freightliner Inspiration Truck is the world's first autonomous truck licensed to operate on an open public highway in the U.S.

ScottWalker-050615.jpg Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is holding on to an early lead in the Iowa Republican Caucus, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday. The poll found that 21 percent of likely GOP caucus participants support Walker.

AndreasLubitz-050615.jpg Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who appears to have deliberately crashed the aircraft on French Alps, had rehearsed controlled descent on another flight that morning, investigators said. The crash has killed 150 people aboard the Germanwings Flight 9525 on March 24.

wallstreet-111614_06May15.jpg After moving higher at the open, stocks have come under pressure over the course of early trading on Wednesday. The major averages have pulled back into negative territory, adding to the steep losses posted in the previous session.

Brookfield-Asset-Management-BAM-050615.jpg Canadian property owner Brookfield Asset Management, Inc. on Wednesday reported a 13 percent increase in funds from operations or FFO for the first quarter from last year, reflecting disposition gains and higher fee related earnings.

Mortgage-050615.jpg Mortgage application volumes in the U.S. have continued to fall for the second consecutive week as 30-year mortgage rates increase, with both purchase and refinancing applications decreasing, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey. The survey covers more than 75 percent of all U.S. retail residential mortgage applications.

Wendys-WEN-050615.jpg Fast food chain Wendy's Co. reported Wednesday a profit for the first quarter that nearly halved from last year, which was boosted by system optimization gains. Sales at established Wendy's stores in North America were up 2.6 percent, and increased 3.4 percent at franchise stores. Results for the quarter were primarily hurt by reductions in gains on the sale of Company-operated restaurants.

Occidental-050615.jpg Oil and gas companies Occidental Petroleum Corp. and Chesapeake Energy Corp. on Wednesday reported losses for the first quarter, as higher production was more than offset by one-time charges and lower revenues amid the fall in crude oil prices. However, Chesapeake's adjusted earnings beat analysts' estimates. Looking ahead, both the companies raised their 2015 production outlook.

Non-Farm-Productivity-050615.jpg Labor productivity in the U.S. showed another notable decrease in the first quarter of 2015, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Wednesday. The report said labor productivity fell by 1.9 percent in the first quarter following a 2.1 percent decrease in the fourth quarter.

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