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Pending home sales give hopeful sign for U.S. housing market

China March official PMI seen contracting for third month

Canada's economy shrank less than expected in January

Signed contracts to buy US homes climb to 20-month high

US home prices rise modestly, weigh on affordability

Hamilton ready to sign on the dotted line

Asia stocks gain as weak global data raises stimulus hopes

UK factory PMI rises to eight-month high in March - Markit

World stocks gain after Yellen signals gradual rise in rates

Yemen weighs on Asian shares, Japan gains on stimulus hopes

Asia Week Ahead: Temperature checks for manufacturing

Analysis - Mourinho has resuscitated Terry's Chelsea career

U.S. consumer confidence, house prices offer hope for economy

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

European factories buoyant but weak Asia adds to stimulus calls

Wall Street poised for lower open after strikes on Yemen

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

Asian stocks lackluster as Japan, China data shows weakness

U.S. private payrolls, factory data point to weak first quarter growth

U.S. private payrolls, factory data point to weak first-quarter growth

Labour kicks off election campaign with focus on healthcare

Tribe turns to international commission in ski resort fight

Labour puts focus on healthcare at launch of UK election campaign

China banks borrow Western tricks to combat spike in bad loans

US tribe turns to international commission in resort fight

French consumers more confident, PM upbeat on growth

Hong Kong retail rents drop as Chinese shoppers stop

Weak demand in Asia calls for more stimulus

Bull runs along: Stocks end 1Q up for 9th straight quarter

Nasdaq notches ninth straight quarterly gain

Bank of England to stress test banks for global slump scenario

Bull trots on: Stocks grind higher for 9th straight quarter

U.S. autoworkers face threat as car makers drawn to Mexico

Weak demand hits China factory, services firms in March, more easing seen

Former American Apparel CEO Charney seeking $40 million in damages

Euro zone manufacturing picks up as weak euro boosts exports - PMI

Oil eases below $57 as Iran, big powers negotiate

US manufacturing slows as orders and hiring weaken

AP Newsbreak: AP study projects average MLB salary tops $4M

Analysis - Once-bullish fund managers start to capitulate on oil prices

U.S. judge orders temporary block of Allegiant Air pilot strike

A Ukrainian oligarch and a political storm

Special Report - Inside Hungary's 10 billion euro nuclear deal with Russia

Former Putin allies question his political course

Big bank brokers use decoys, spy tactics to go alone

Special Report: Inside Hungary's $10.8 billion nuclear deal with Russia

Experts: Sex bias case will embolden women despite verdict

U.S. may skirt oil storage crisis as drivers hit the road

Patriots Owner: Hernandez Told Me He's Innocent

Former Israeli Premier Olmert convicted in new corruption case

Nation's biggest nuclear firm makes a play for green money

'Furious 7' film shows off sharp new Imax laser technology

Nets win 110-91, cut Bulls' lead to 3-2

Fox show brings messy workplaces to television

Union power at issue as Garcetti elected LA mayor

Asia stock markets edge up after big sell-off

Aust market tipped to open higher

Weiner gets started stumping in NYC mayoral race

Angelina Jolie says she had double mastectomy

Swiss: 1,500 money-laundering cases last year

Congress briefed on US surveillance programs

Report: NSA contract worker is surveillance source

Emergency manager: Detroit won't pay $2.5B it owes

Gold prices tumble lower

Japan rugby club wants Smith kept fresh

American Crystal union members head back to work