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Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Consider looking past January's so-so job growth....

Hopeful sign for US economy: Job hunting ticks up
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For most of an agonizingly slow recovery from the Great Recession, millions of out-of-work Americans huddled on the sidelines of the job market. Yet Friday's jobs report added to evidence of a long-awaited shift:...

Stocks lose more ground as jobs report disappoints
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks posted steep losses Friday, ending the week with broad declines, as investors fretted over a report showing that U.S. job creation slowed last month....

Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday....

Congress unites in scorn for Shkreli, but gridlock remains
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A smirking Martin Shkreli briefly united Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill this week, as lawmakers took turns blasting the price-hiking former CEO who has become the new poster child for corporate greed....

Apple now accepting your banged-up iPhone
NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade....

Energy loans likely to cause further losses for big banks
NEW YORK (AP) -- The nation's six largest banks have hit an oil slick....

HSBC reaches $470M deal with US, states over banking abuses
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Banking giant HSBC has reached a $470 million settlement with the federal government and nearly all states over mortgage lending and foreclosure abuses that officials say helped intensify the country's economic meltdown, the Justice Department announced Friday....

LinkedIn shares plunge almost 44 percent
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Investors gave LinkedIn a poor job review Friday in the form of a dramatic sell-off that wiped out nearly $11 billion in the professional networking site's market value....

Tattoos, martial arts and poker? Casinos wooing millennials
BOSTON (AP) -- Casinos worried that millennials aren't getting into traditional gambling like their parents and grandparents are bringing in tattoo studios, mixed martial arts competitions and other offbeat attractions to attract a younger clientele....

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