• Cuba publishes text of foreign investment law

    HAVANA (AP) — Cuba on Wednesday published the full language of a new law that seeks to make it more attractive for foreign investors to bring badly needed capital to the island, but provides less advantage for projects that are 100 percent foreign-financed.

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    • Toyota Camry gets a top-to-bottom makeover

      NEW YORK (AP) — Shaken by the advances of newer, sportier rivals, the Toyota Camry is trying to shed its vanilla reputation.

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      • Disney Channel's 'Jessie' breaks romantic ground

        LOS ANGELES (AP) — The title character of "Jessie" heads in an unprecedented direction for a Disney Channel series: toward the altar.

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        • 4 Core Beliefs Of Successful People

          Success is based on action, and actions are the...

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          • Uruguay's leader declares $322,883 in wealth

            MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguayan President Jose Mujica says his wealth adds up to $322,883. Nearly a third of that is cash, kept in three bank accounts that he didn't previously declare.

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            • Samsung Is About To Screw With The Winning Formula That Made It Dominant

              One of the oldest criticisms of Samsung used to...

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              • Kallis shines as Knight Riders start IPL with a big win

                Abu Dhabi, April 17 (IANS) Former champions Kolkata Knight Riders rode on the brilliance of veteran all-rounder Jacques Kallis to start their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign with a thumping 41-run win over holders Mumbai Indians in the opening match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here Wednesday.…

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                • Bank of America's mortgage crisis costs become a recurring problem

                  Bank of America Corp's mortgage pain is lasting longer than expected, leading some investors to wonder if the massive expenses being incurred have become a recurring cost of doing business instead of being dismissed as one-time items. The bank on Wednesday posted $6 billion of litigation expenses…

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                  • Bosnians see victims excavated from mass grave

                    SEJKOVACA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Denisa Hegic pulled her scarf around her nose to guard against the stench, and drew back the plastic shroud. Shaking, she reached down to touch her mother's skull, and caressed it.

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                    • U.S. industry shows some vigor, but housing soft

                      By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. industrial production rose at a faster-than-expected clip in March, the latest sign the economy was gaining momentum. Groundbreaking for new homes also increased but remained well below the post-recession peak hit in November, signaling the drag the…

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                      • Kitchens could be sources of drug-resistant bacteria

                        By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Cutting boards used to prepare raw poultry may be an important source of drug-resistant bacteria in hospital kitchens and private homes, according to a new study. The more bacteria are exposed to antibiotics, the higher the chance they will develop…

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                        • Restart of Libya's oil output hard to predict -oil minister

                          (Adds comments from interview with oil minister) By Julia Payne and Lin Noueihed TRIPOLI/LONDON, April 16 (Reuters) - Libya's oil minister said on Wednesday there was no clear timetable for the resumption of steady oil output as an end to the stand-off with rebels could still falter and the 9-month…

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                          • Cargo ship runs aground in windy Chesapeake Bay

                            VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A thunderstorm with wind gusts of more than 70 mph ripped a cargo ship's anchors from the seafloor and caused it to run aground just a few hundred feet from a beach, drawing onlookers from nearby condos and apartments Wednesday morning.

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                            • A Much Needed Gift For Retailers

                              The consumer is back. With March retail sales hitting multiyear highs, spending is back in style.

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                              • Judge stays most of Ohio gay marriage ruling

                                CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio officials must immediately recognize the same-sex marriages of four couples who sued over the state's gay marriage ban, a federal judge said Wednesday, while staying the broader effects of his ruling to avoid "premature celebration and confusion" in case it's overturned on…

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                                • 8 Charts That Clearly Confirm China Is Slowing Down

                                  GDP growth in China decelerated to 7.4% in Q1...

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                                  • Gujarat HC grants injunction on Dawoodi Bohra trusts, Wakfs

                                    Ahmedabad/Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Wednesday granted an interim injunction restraining Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, the head of the Dawoodi Bohra community, and his supporters from dealing with the assets of around 75 public trusts and 261 Wakfs till April 25, an official said…

                                    • 'Weather' Factors Heavily Into The Fed's Beige Book Again

                                      The Federal Reserve has just released its April...

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                                      • Dress codes: Where should schools set limits?

                                        EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — They're called leggings — popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.

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                                        • American Funds advises password changes, cites 'Heartbleed' risk

                                          By Jim Finkle BOSTON (Reuters) - American Funds, one of the largest U.S. mutual funds families, sent an email to 825,000 shareholders on Wednesday advising them to change user names and passwords, citing "a very narrow window of risk" related to the "Heartbleed" Internet threat.