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Signed contracts to buy US homes rise to 18-month high

U.S. economy slowed in fourth quarter, but growth outlook still favorable

U.S. economy slowed in fourth quarter, but growth outlook still favourable

U.S. pending home sales hit one-and-a-half-year high in January

Striking FairPoint workers ratify tentative agreement

New York City reaches labor deal with police sergeants union

Global stocks lackluster ahead of revised US growth figures

Young Spaniards moving to Germany get trapped in dismal jobs

China February flash HSBC PMI at four-month high but export orders contract

Finmeccanica agrees potential 1.9 billion euro twin-track rail sale with...

Oil up sharply, posts first monthly gain since June

UAE military buys two Boeing C-17s as part of record IDEX spend

Moncada arrives at Red Sox facility

How did West Coast ports get so jammed? And what comes next?

Russia's Gazprom says can exempt rebel-held areas from Ukraine gas contract

Firms see drone sales in Gulf surging after U.S. eases export policy

Banco do Brasil looks most exposed to Petrobras probe, UBS says

VW says no guarantee of success in 2015

China's factories show signs of a rebound

Why France not Greece is the big worry

Exclusive: Cap Gemini, Carlyle held talks to buy Computer Sciences -...

LA teachers, union leaders rally amid stalled talks

US home sales plunge 4.9 percent in January

China February flash HSBC PMI at four-month high

Survey: China factory activity up but export orders drop

US refinery strike affects one-fifth of national capacity

Putin warns gas supplies to Ukraine, Europe could be disrupted

U.S. refinery strike affects one-fifth of national capacity

Fed's rate hike decision is on 'meeting-by-meeting' basis –Yellen

5 reasons US economy is stronger than Q4 GDP suggests

Fed's Yellen makes subtle shift in emphasis

EU, others: Catch plans for Bluefin tuna threaten recovery

Greek prime minister rules out third bailout

Cameron still waiting for electoral gold from recovering economy

Greece on course for bailout extension

Most West Coast ports bustling again after labor deal

Obama, Liberian President Sirleaf discuss Ebola recovery

Areva warns of 4.9 billion euro loss ahead of new strategy plan

Ukraine sends $15 million for gas, says Russian energy minister

U.S. services sector activity jumps in February: Markit

Asian shares rise after Yellen stresses policy flexibility

Below the radar, growth in Europe starts swelling company profits

Malaysia's AirAsia X to cut costs, may defer plane deliveries: Acting CEO

Malaysia's AirAsia X to cut costs, may defer plane deliveries - acting CEO

Brent holds steady around $59, Saudis say oil demand growing

Thoughts turn to recovery as Ebola slowly ebbs in West Africa

West Coast ports to begin tackling backlog after labor deal

U.S. West Coast ports to begin tackling backlog after labour deal

Canada Rail reaches deal with union, averting lockout

UN experts: Yemen ex-president allegedly amassed billions

Oscars still top draw for advertisers despite fickle ratings

Goat farmers, producers handle increased demand for dairy

Rent walkouts point to strains in U.S. farm economy

Chicago Mayor Emanuel looks to avoid runoff for 2nd term

A look at some of Missouri Auditor Schweich's top findings

Latest injury to Rose hits Bulls hard

CN Rail reaches tentative deal with union, averting lockout

LA mayoralty has been shaky launching pad for higher office

Mexico president in crisis is losing support of big business

States seek alternatives for highway, bridge funding

Fed's Yellen flags rate hikes on 'meeting-by-meeting' basis

Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead

Shell says no agreement in U.S. refinery strike talks

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