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US stocks move higher; Dollar General jumps

NEW YORK (AP) — A bidding contest for a discount retailer and easing concerns about Ukraine helped send U.S. stock indexes higher. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Aeropostale rehires Julian Geiger as CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — Teen retailer Aeropostale says Julian Geiger is coming back to the company as CEO, replacing Thomas Johnson. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Judge approves merger of Corcoran Gallery of Art

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the nation’s oldest museums and its art college will be allowed to merge with two larger institutions, effectively dissolving one of the few independent art galleries in the nation’s capital, a judge ruled Monday. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

US Treasury bond market at a glance

Key barometers in the Treasury market late Monday, compared with late Friday. Price changes in the 10-year note and 30-year bond are per $100 invested: Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Safety agency opens probe into fire truck recall

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether a recall of 156 fire trucks last year was enough to fix a problem with aerial ladders that can unexpectedly fall. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Arches, Canyonlands national parks ban drones

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Drones are now off limits in Arches and Canyonlands national parks in southeastern Utah. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

FAA blocks US planes from flying over Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration issued a notice Monday barring flights of U.S. planes over Syria, citing extremist groups equipped with anti-aircraft weapons that could pose a serious threat. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

4 at slaughterhouse behind beef recall indicted

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California slaughterhouse involved in a massive beef recall processed cows with cancer while U.S. livestock inspectors took lunch breaks and later distributed the diseased cattle, according to federal charges announced Monday. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

'Ninja Turtles' knocks out box-office competition

NEW YORK (AP) — The reptile reboot “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” held off a trio of new challengers at the weekend box office. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Atlantic City fears closing casinos may be eyesore

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — With three more casinos shutting down by mid-September, Atlantic City officials are looking for a way to avoid having dark, empty shells on its signature Boardwalk. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites