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Business: Oil prices are fast approaching $70. Is the economy ready?

Oil prices are headed toward $70 a barrel, a weight on the U.S. economy that is bearable for now but could pose trouble if prices keep climbing.

Nation: Waffle House shooting suspect previously arrested outside White House

Source: USA Today

NASHVILLE — The 29-year-old Illinois man accused of carrying out a fatal shooting Sunday morning at a Tennessee Waffle House previously had...

World: Armenian prime minister resigns after protests

Source: BBC News

Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan has resigned, state television reports.

Out of the ordinary: Colorado woman fined $500 for possession of apple

April 22 (UPI) -- A Colorado woman traveling home from France was charged $500 because she was in possession of an apple.

Business: Wells Fargo fined $1 billion for insurance and mortgage abuses

Source: CNN Money

Two federal regulators are fining Wells Fargo $1 billion for forcing customers into car insurance and charging mortgage borrowers unfair fees.

Nation: Powerhouse storm could unleash heavy snow, tornadoes and wild temperature swings

Source: USA Today

A powerhouse storm is forecast to bring a variety of wild weather to much of the USA from Friday through the weekend.

World: North and South Korea set up hotline ahead of summit

Source: BBC News

North and South Korea have set up a telephone hotline between their two leaders - the first time such a direct line of communication has been set up.

Out of the ordinary: Cowboy on jet ski lassos bison struggling to swim in bay

Source: UPI

April 19 (UPI) -- A bison released from its enclosure by flooding in Hawaii was rescued from the middle of a bay by a lasso-wielding cowboy on a jet...

Business: Jeff Bezos reveals Amazon has 100 million Prime members

Source: CNBC News

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has released his latest annual shareholder letter.

Nation: FAA orders fan blade inspections after Southwest explosion

Source: USA Today

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. airline regulators said late Wednesday that they will order inspections on engine fan blades like the one involved in fatal...