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Ukraine conflict weighs on markets; Retailers fall
Worsening tensions in Ukraine and some weak showings from retailers are sending U.S. stocks lower for the first time this week.
No-pot city takes aim at Washington marijuana law
A judge on Friday is expected hear arguments over whether cities in Washington can ban marijuana businesses that are allowed under state law, in a case that could have big implications for Washington's experiment in legal weed.
Son of Tigers, Red Wings owner held on drug charge
Authorities in Detroit say that a son of Detroit Tigers and Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch was caught with cocaine after a traffic stop.
Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event
Apple will show off its newest products Sept. 9. The iPhone and iPad maker set the date in invitations mailed Thursday to reporters and others who typically come to see the unveiling of Apple's latest twists on technology.
A&F's shares tumble as teens turn elsewhere
The Abercrombie & Fitch logo has lost the power it once wielded.
Contracts to buy US homes rise in hopeful sign
More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in July, a sign that buying has improved as mortgage rates have slipped, the number of listings has risen and the rate of price increases has slowed.
Ukraine fears weigh on global stock markets
Worsening tensions in Ukraine are sending markets lower, overshadowing an encouraging report on U.S. economic growth.
US economy grew at brisk 4.2 pct. rate in Q2
After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy rebounded vigorously in the April-June quarter, growing at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent, slightly faster than first estimated.
Germany readies volcano outbreak measures
Germany has put a specialized aircraft and a network of laser measuring stations on stand-by in case Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano erupts.
Santa Fe City Council votes to decriminalize pot
The Santa Fe City Council has voted to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.
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