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Business: Sears posts wider loss, looks at options for Kenmore, others

Source: The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Long-struggling retailer Sears says it plans to try to leverage its strongest brands like Kenmore and Craftsman to help sustain...

Nation: Drug-resistant superbug hits U.S.

Source: CNN

(CNN)The United States' first known case of a superbug that cannot be killed by a last resort-style kind of antibiotic was detailed in a report by...

World: North Korea could be linked to cyberattacks on banks, security firm says

Source: BBC News

A top cybersecurity firm is investigating whether North Korea could be linked to attacks on banks in recent months.

Out of the ordinary: 19th century boat found under New Jersey home

Source: UPI

HIGHLANDS, N.J., May 26 (UPI) -- Construction crews discovered a large 19th century wooden boat underneath a New Jersey woman's home.

Business: Apple supplier replaced 60,000 workers with robots

Source: International Business Times

China's labor-intensive industries have been rapidly shifting toward jobs-killing automation in recent years, with a world-leading 16 percent rise in...

Nation: Americans are fatter than ever, CDC finds

Source: CNN

(CNN)The results are in from the one of the largest and broadest surveys of health in the United States. And although many of the findings are...

World: French labor strikers step up action

Source: BBC News

France is being hit by serious disruption as unions lead strike action at oil refineries, nuclear power stations, ports and transport hubs.

Out of the ordinary: Pennsylvania county jail kept inmate 17 months too long

Source: The Associated Press

The Lancaster County commissioners said the inmate doesn't want to be identified. But they say the inmate was supposed to be released in November...

Business: Microsoft streamlines smartphone business with 1,850 layoffs

Source: International Business Times

Microsoft has announced the latest of a series of huge job cuts in its mobile phone division, this time laying off 1,850 staff at a cost of almost $1...

Nation: TSA looks at automated bins, real-time data to deal with lengthy lines

Source: USA Today

McLEAN, Va. – Desperate to squelch sharp criticism for mismanaging airport checkpoints, the head of the Transportation Security Administration...

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