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US home prices rise modestly, weigh on affordability
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. home prices rose at a steady pace in January, pushing prices up at a faster pace than wages and putting more homes financially out of reach for would-be buyers....

Lufthansa: Co-pilot told flight school of depressive episode
BERLIN (AP) -- Lufthansa knew six years ago that the co-pilot of the passenger plane that crashed in the French Alps last week had suffered from a "serious depressive episode," the German airline said Tuesday....

AP Exclusive: Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle
DETROIT (AP) -- Many tractor-trailers on the nation's roads are driven faster than the 75 mph their tires are designed to handle, a practice that has been linked to wrecks and blowouts but has largely escaped the attention of highway officials....

Charter nabs Bright House in latest cable deal
NEW YORK (AP) -- In the latest big pay-TV company deal, Charter is buying Bright House Networks for $10.4 billion....

Obama vetoes measure against swifter union elections
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday vetoed a measure passed by the Republican-run Congress blocking the National Labor Relations Board from streamlining the process for union elections, saying government should not make it harder for workers to be heard in the workplace....

Morgan Stanley cuts estimate of US online market in half
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Morgan Stanley has cut its estimate of the potential U.S. Internet gambling market by nearly half....

Google, Microsoft battle drives down prices for PCs, tablets
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google is releasing its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at $149 aimed at undercutting Microsoft's Windows franchise and gaining ground in even more classrooms....

Greece: current phase of reform talks wrap up in Brussels
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Talks between Greece and its creditors have wrapped up for now without a deal to unlock remaining Greek bailout funds urgently needed to stave off a potential default....

IRS chief: Processing backlog of tax-exempt groups is gone
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The head of the IRS says his agency has eliminated a huge processing backlog of groups seeking tax-exempt status....

US stocks move lower a day after big jump
U.S. stocks moved lower in afternoon trading Tuesday, as traders seized on the final day of the quarter to do some profit-taking. Industrial and health care stocks were among the biggest decliners. Oil prices extended their slide. Investors weighed positive economic data on housing and consumers with concerns over the possibility of a deeper slide in oil prices....

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