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Washington – U.S. Economy Grew At Surprising 2.8% Rate In Q3

Washington - The U.S. economy expanded at a 2.8 percent annual rate from July through September, a surprising sign of strength ahead of the 16-day partial government shutdown. Expo...

New York – Twitter Hit With $124 Million Lawsuit Over Private Stock Sale

New York - Twitter Inc was sued for $124 million on Wednesday by two companies claiming the social media darling fraudulently had them organize a private sale of its shares to stok...

Tiberias – Third Earthquake In Days Shakes Northern Israel

Tiberias - The third earthquake in Israel in recent days was felt in the Tiberias area on Sunday morning. According to initial reports, the earthquake was 3.6 on the Richter sc...

Washington – Federal Employees Should Plan To Return To Work On Thursday

Washington - White House budget office says U.S. federal government workers should plan to return to work Thursday morning.

Washington – Senate Votes To Reopen Gov’t, Avoid Default

Washington - Racing to meet a deadline, the Senate passed and sent to the House legislation Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial govern...

Washington – Senate Leader Announces Bipartisan Budget Deal

Washington - Democratic leader Harry Reid says Senate leaders have reached a bipartisan deal to avoid default and end the government shutdown, now in its 16th day. Reid made the...

Washington – Reid: House GOP Plan A ‘Blatant Attack On Bipartisanship’

Washington - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said on Tuesday that an alternative debt limit and government funding plan promoted by conservative Republicans in the House of Repre...

Manhattan, NY – Crane That Dangled During Sandy Breaks Again

New York - A crane lost power in midtown Manhattan on Monday, leaving its load dangling 40 floors above a construction site and forcing the closure of a busy street amid the threat...

New York – Tornado Watch In Effect

New York - The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for a large portion of New York and New Jersey. A tornado watch means conditions are favorable for a tornado. ...

San Francisco – Twitter Unseals IPO Papers, Hopes To Raise $1B

San Francisco - Twitter has unsealed the documents for its planned initial public offering of stock and says it hopes to raise up to $1 billion in one of the year's most eagerly aw...

Chicago – 33 Injured After Blue Line Trains Collide

Chicago - As many as four dozen people were injured when two Chicago commuter trains crashed in a western suburb during Monday morning rush hour, though none of the injuries appear...

New York – Suspended Train Service To New York Causes Delays For Thousands

New York - A major commuter line between New York City and Connecticut was halted on Wednesday morning, causing delays for thousands of people. The Metropolitan Transportation A...

Bethpage, NY – Swastikas Scrawled On 14 Cars On New York’s Long Island

Bethpage, NY - Police on Long Island are investigating after 14 vehicles were found with swastikas scrawled over their windows. All the graffiti was found in Bethpage between 9 ...

J.P. Morgan to Agree to $700 Million in Fines, Admit Guilt

New York, NY - - JPMorgan Chase & Co is near a final settlement of probes into its London Whale derivatives loss and expects to pay about $700 million, according to source fami...

Washington – Obama: No Ground Troops, Air Campaign In Syria

Washington - President Barack Obama is pledging that he won't deploy ground combat troops or wage a prolonged air campaign against Syria. In his speech to the nation Tuesday see...

New York – BlackBerry’s Shares Rise As Company Closing In On Rescue Deal

New York - BlackBerry Ltd's U.S. shares rose 3 percent on Monday after a report that a Canadian investor was closing in on a rescue deal for the battered smartphone maker that put ...

New York – CBS, Time Warner Cable Reach Agreement To End Blackout

New York - CBS and Time Warner Cable have ended their payment dispute and expect programming to resume in millions of homes by 6 p.m. ET on Monday. The agreement ends a monthlon...

New York – Liberty Island Ferry Makes Hard Landing; Riders OK

New York - A ferry shuttling passengers to the Statue of Liberty has made a hard landing at a pier, but there are no serious injuries reported. The accident happened Tuesday aft...

Baltimore – Passenger Tries To Open Door On Mid-Flight AirTran Jet Bound For Texas

Baltimore - An AirTran Airways flight made an emergency landing in Memphis, Tennessee, on Monday evening after a passenger tried to open an emergency exit on the plane, a televisio...

Cairo – Egypt Vice President ElBaradei Resigns

Cairo - Egypt's vice president and pro-reform leader Mohamed ElBaradei has resigned to protest deadly police assaults against two sit-in protest camps by supporters of the ousted p...