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Obama-phone-032015.jpg Following a well-publicized delay, President Barack Obama called Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday to congratulate the Israeli Prime Minister on his party's success in Israel's parliamentary elections.

Goldbar-041213_06Mar15.jpg Gold futures plunged to end lower for a fifth straight session on Friday, with the dollar racing toward parity against the euro and on some robust U.S. jobs growth cemented expectations the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates mid-year. Gold closed at its lowest for the year. For the week, gold...

peeps-030515.jpg Diary products company Prairie Farms is teaming up with Just Born, the maker of marshmallow candies PEEPS, to launch PEEPS flavored milk just in time for Easter.

ww2ship-030415.jpg Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen's maritime plunge took an exciting yet somber turn, after he found the wreck of a once-feared World War II Japanese battleship that met its doom by enemy torpedoes decades ago near the Philippines.

Gold-051612_04Mar15.jpg Gold futures ended lower for a third straight session on Wednesday, as the dollar trended higher against a basket of some major currencies after some mixed economic data with some disappointing private jobs data from the U.S. Meanwhile, investors await the key employment report on Friday and the upcoming...

SonyVirtualRealityHeadset-030415.jpg Sony said it plans to release its virtual-reality headset next year, giving gamers something more to cheer about when using their playstation 4 console.

mcdonalds-030415.jpg McDonald's said its restaurants in the U.S. would source antibiotics-free chicken within two years as part of efforts by the fast food giant to fight multi-drug resistant "superbugs" and protect immunity in consumers.

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