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  • NEW YORK, April 21- A U.S. appeals court is set hear a case whose outcome could make it harder for the government to prosecute insider trading and potentially jeopardize several high-profile guilty verdicts, including that of SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager Michael Steinberg.

  • Poll: Big Bang a big question for most Americans Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 12:16 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Few Americans question that smoking causes cancer. But they express bigger doubts as concepts that scientists consider to be truths get further from our own experiences and the present time, an Associated Press-GfK poll found.

  • Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii jet Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 12:11 AM ET

    HONOLULU— Officials say a 16- year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen. "Doesn't even remember the flight," FBI spokesman Tom Simon in Honolulu told The Associated Press on Sunday night.

  • US justices hear arguments in Argentina debt case Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 12:02 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments Monday in Argentina's decade-long battle with holders of its defaulted bonds.

  • Higher costs pressured businesses in 1st quarter Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 12:02 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Rising costs for materials and labor appear to be pressuring businesses, according to a quarterly survey from the National Association of Business Economics. During the first quarter of the year, 31 percent of businesses surveyed reported higher material costs, more than double the 15 percent that saw costs rise in the previous survey.

  • Kids get codeine in ER despite risks, guidelines Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    CHICAGO— Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.

  • *Deadly gun attack in eastern Ukraine shakes fragile Geneva accord. SINGAPORE, April 21- Brent futures dropped towards $109 a barrel on Monday as investors took profits after steep gains, but uncertainty surrounding the crisis in Ukraine kept limited the decline.

  • SINGAPORE, April 21- U.S. crude futures hovered above $104 a barrel early on Monday, supported by continuing geopolitical risks in Ukraine despite an accord aimed at averting a wider conflict, as investors return from a three-day Easter weekend. *U.S. crude for May delivery was nearly flat at $104.24 a barrel by 0022 GMT versus Thursday's close of $104.30.

  • Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 7:27 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Sunday that Kraft's "Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners" may instead contain the company's "Classic Cheese Dogs."

  • Markets to focus on revenue growth: Pro     Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 6:23 PM ET

    Michael Gayed, Chief Investment Strategist at Pension Partners, says markets will be looking at the revenue potential of U.S. firms, instead of earnings growth.

  • Bid, Dick, bid: 'Dick and Jane' artworks for sale Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 2:54 PM ET

    He's also Nancy Childress' childhood neighbor and the model for the drawing by her father, Robert Childress, that along with Jane, Sally, Spot and others brought the pages of the reader to life. Nancy Childress is selling her father's artwork at auction in New Hampshire at the end of April.

  • Port Authority of NY and NJ taking look at reforms Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 2:17 PM ET

    "There is a reasonable basis for the Board to have a high level of confidence in the professional and ethical conduct of Port Authority personnel, and that the Port Authority is conducting its business in a manner that ensures public confidence."

  • Suits end, queries remain on plane-into-home crash Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 1:58 PM ET

    "All of the families just want the truth to be fully disclosed and uncovered," said Scott Maurer, whose daughter Lorin was among 50 people killed when Continental Flight 3407 from Newark, N.J., stalled and crashed into a house 5 miles from Buffalo Niagara International Airport in 2009..

  • BRASILIA, April 20- Brazils President Dilma Rousseff must assume her share of responsibility for the controversial purchase of a refinery in Texas by Petroleo Brasileiro SA, the former chief executive of the state-run oil company said in an interview published on Sunday.

  • General Mills scraps controversial new legal terms Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 1:42 PM ET

    NEW YORK— General Mills is scrapping a controversial plan to strip consumers of their right to sue the food company. The next day, General Mills clarified the meaning of its new terms to say they did not apply when people engaged with its brands on Facebook and Twitter.

  • Brand names in NY standardized tests vex parents Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 1:32 PM ET

    NEW YORK— "Just Do It" has been a familiar Nike slogan for years, but some parents are wondering what it was doing on some of New York's Common Core standardized English tests.

  • Effort underway to revitalize 'Arkansas Grown' Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 1:27 PM ET

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— Two months after Arkansas agricultural officials gathered at the Governor's Mansion to announce efforts to revitalize the "Arkansas Grown" program, nearly 150 farmers and buyers have added their names to a list of willing project participants.

  • Fracking foes cringe as unions back drilling boom Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 1:18 PM ET
    A high pressure gas line crosses over a canal in an oil field over the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of a boom on March 23, 2014 near Lost Hills, Calif.

    Some construction workers and union members in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia say they're benefiting in a big way from the shale boom

  • Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 1:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help fight climate change.

  • Twitter accounts critical of Turkish officials blocked Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 12:58 PM ET

    Two anonymous Twitter accounts used to release conversations implicating family of Turkey's prime minister in a corruption scandal appeared to have been blocked.

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