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  • US stock indexes mixed in afternoon trading; oil rising
    U.S. stock indexes were mostly lower in afternoon trading Friday as investors sized up the latest batch of company earnings. Phone company stocks were down the most, followed by banks and materials companies. Technology stocks led the gainers. Energy companies also rose as the price of crude oil headed higher. ... read more
    Source: AP BusinessPublished on 2017-04-28
  • Appeals court upholds decision to block Anthem bid for Cigna
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal appeals court on Friday left in place a decision blocking Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer Anthem's bid to buy rival Cigna, saying that a bigger company is not better for consumers. ... read more
    Source: AP BusinessPublished on 2017-04-28
  • Congress OKs bill averting Saturday gov’t shutdown
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- With just hours to spare, Congress easily approved a short-term spending bill Friday that would prevent a partial federal shutdown over the weekend. But on President Donald Trump's 99th day in office, lawmakers were leaving until next week without completing two other measures he's coveted: A Republican ... read more
    Source: AP BusinessPublished on 2017-04-28
  • US economy expanded at weakest pace in 3 years
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy turned in the weakest performance in three years in the January-March quarter as consumers sharply slowed their spending. The result fell far short of President Donald Trump's ambitious growth targets and underscores the challenges of accelerating economic expansion. ... read more
    Source: AP BusinessPublished on 2017-04-28
  • Acosta sworn in as 27th US labor secretary
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Mike Pence has sworn in Alex Acosta as the nation's new labor secretary, filling out President Donald Trump's Cabinet as he approaches his 100th day in office. ... read more
    Source: AP BusinessPublished on 2017-04-28
  • Facebook gearing up to fight political propaganda
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook is acknowledging that governments or other malicious non-state actors are using its social network to influence political sentiment in ways that could affect national elections. ... read more
    Source: AP BusinessPublished on 2017-04-28
  • Court agrees to hold off ruling on carbon restrictions
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- At the Trump administration's request, a federal appeals court agreed Friday to postpone a ruling on lawsuits challenging Obama-era restrictions on carbon emissions. ... read more
    Source: AP BusinessPublished on 2017-04-28
  • Exxon’s 1Q profit more than doubles on higher oil prices
    IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Exxon more than doubled its profit in the first quarter as rising crude prices magnified the cost cuts made by the company as energy prices tumbled. ... read more
    Source: AP BusinessPublished on 2017-04-28
  • Trump signs order aimed at opening Arctic drilling
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Working to dismantle his predecessor's environmental legacy, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday aimed at expanding oil drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans. ... read more
    Source: AP BusinessPublished on 2017-04-28
  • Sources: Browns again rebuffed for Garoppolo
    Sources: Browns again rebuffed for Garoppolo ... read more
    Source: ESPN SportsPublished on 2017-04-28
  • Source: Bird steps down as Pacers president
    Source: Bird steps down as Pacers president ... read more
    Source: ESPN SportsPublished on 2017-04-28
  • Carnegie Library receives state recognition
    Savannah (WSAV) –  One of Savannah’s libraries is receiving special recognition.  Georgia State Librarian Julie Walker visited Carnegie Library Thursday and proclaimed it as one of the most beautiful libraries in the state. According to an official with the Carnegie Library, the facility first opened its doors to the African ... read more
    Source: WSAV NewsPublished on 2017-04-28
  • Watt to WR Brown: Haze my brother T.J. in Pitt.
    Watt to WR Brown: Haze my brother T.J. in Pitt. ... read more
    Source: ESPN SportsPublished on 2017-04-28
  • Boy turns in $2,000 he found, gets Outstanding Citizen Award
    A 6-year-old Massachusetts boy has received an "Outstanding Citizen Award" for turning in $2,000 in cash he found in a bank bag lost by a restaurant employee. ... read more
    Source: CBS 46Published on 2017-04-28
  • Facebook gearing up to fight political propaganda
    Facebook is acknowledging that governments or other malicious non-state actors are using its social network to affect political sentiment. ... read more
    Source: CBS 46Published on 2017-04-28