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.

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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.

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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.

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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:

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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.

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Arches, Canyonlands national parks ban drones

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Drones are now off limits in Arches and Canyonlands national parks in southeastern Utah.

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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.

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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.

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'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.

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NBA vet Jamal Crawford "living a dream", giving back to Seattle

His name adorns the side of his old high school, after he paid to refurbish the school gym, which he said had grown unsafe. He paid thousands of dollars, for a new playground and court at Liberty Park in Renton.

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