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UK retail sales improve in February, boding well for economy

Weak U.S. business spending data points to tepid first quarter growth

Consumer sentiment slips in March on bad weather

Toyota aims to halve cost of retooling in sweeping efficiency drive

U.S. economic growth slows in fourth quarter corporate profits fall

France cuts 2015 deficit target, eyes economic recovery

Bank of England's Broadbent sees 'pretty low' UK deflation risk

Japan government upgrades economic view for first time in eight months

Schlumberger sees prudence as new normal for U.S. shale oil

BOJ says structural factors hurting exports are fading

US durable goods orders stumbled in February

Asia shares slip as soft US data dims mood

FACT CHECK: GOP budgets rely on higher taxes to balance

FACT CHECK: Higher taxes to balance GOP budgets

AmEx Troubles: Some cardholders can leave home without it

PM Stubb sees risk of another lost decade for Finland

Senate pushes conservative budget toward approval

Yemen weighs on Asian shares, Japan gains on stimulus hopes

Fewer Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week

US economic growth may be mild, but it's also really durable

US drillers scrambling to thwart OPEC threat

U.S. stocks sell off, dollar slips on growth worries

UK inflation hits historic low

Travel tips for a g'day in Sydney from Brookstone's CEO

Fed officials say rate hike plan intact despite weak U.S. data

U.S. jobs, services sector data point to growth rebound

Georgians hit by fallout from trouble in Russia, Ukraine

China March flash HSBC PMI contracts to 11-month low, fans policy easing...

Supreme Court considers impact of disability law on police

High nursing home bills squeeze insurers, driving rates up

Union power at issue as Garcetti elected LA mayor

Deficit, debt ahead of Tas election

Some unions now angry about health care overhaul

US durable goods orders rise 3.3 percent in April

New Egypt tax law: cuts for poor, business hikes

Aust market tipped to open higher

Govt warns schools will miss out on $16.2b if Gonski abandoned

No ads, or new pencils, for WA government

US retail sales jump 0.6 percent in May on autos

Union earmarks $1m for Greens support

Protecting NYC: mayor's plan, successor's question

Correction: Drunken Driving-Zero Deaths story

Projected lower deficit could slow any budget deal

Economists say levy needed to fund NDIS

Malaysia's opposition banks on new economic deal

US consumers keep spending despite higher taxes

S&P 500 reaches new high, led by tech

J&J 1Q profit falls 10 pct despite higher sales

US factory orders down 4 percent in March

Spain slashes forecasts and delays deficit targets

Yankees overcome injuries to beat Blue Jays

ECB searches for ways to boost sagging eurozone

Survey: US private employers add 135K jobs in May

US productivity grew at modest annual rate in 1Q

Does France have right plan to revive its economy?

Obama nominates 3 to appeals court, testing GOP

Vic govt to rein in spending for surpluses

Stocks sink on economic worries Dow off 138

Myer is our store too - or at least it was

Japan manufacturing, hiring rise in March

Labor cuts 'betray' unis: professors

Futures edge lower after S&P strikes new highs

Minn. Senate rejects, then backs tax hike bill

People with schizophrenia 'face more health risks'

For a comfortable retirement, take $56K