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Bump legislators' pay to $39,400, panel says

Bump legislators' pay to $39,400, panel says

Most Independent Citizens Commission members want to more than double state legislators' salaries. The people responsible for setting pay also want to give Gov. Asa Hutchinson a raise of more than $50,000 per year. On Friday, the commission tentatively voted on new salary lev...

Automakers recall more than 2M vehicles for faulty air bags

NEW YORK — More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for faulty air bags that may inflate while t...

Man detained over suitcase found stuffed with human remains

SAN FRANCISCO — A man was detained Friday night in connection with a suitcase that had been found on a downtown San Francisco stre...

Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies

DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine — Outgoing heavy-caliber fire boomed incessantly, shaking the ground and rattling windows around the besieged ...

5 given preliminary charges over jihadi network in France

PARIS — French authorities filed preliminary charges on Saturday against five men allegedly implicated in a jihadi recruiting netw...
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Tyson reports $310 million profit

Tyson Foods beat analysts' expectations for its first quarter and reiterated projections for a strong year.

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Late call, free throws sink Hogs

Michael Frazier II hit two free throws with 1.9 seconds remaining and Florida escaped with a 57-56 victory over Arkansas on Saturday.

Hip-hop's Knight charged in killing

Marion "Suge" Knight, the former chief executive of Death Row Records, was arrested in West Hollywood on Friday on suspicion of murder after authorities said the vehicle he was driving struck two men in the parking lot of a fast-food restaurant.

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Slacker growth in GDP caps '14

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy expanded at a slower pace than forecast in the fourth quarter as cooling business investment, a slump in government spending and a widening trade gap took some of the shine off the biggest gain in consumer spending in almost nine years.

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Slacker growth in GDP caps '14

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy expanded at a slower pace than forecast in the fourth quarter as cooling business investment, a slump in government spending and a widening trade gap took some of the shine off the biggest gain in consumer spending in almost nine years.

A view from the seats

A musical standby among those with tastes as distinctive as his own, Randy Newman visited Central Arkansas last week. Not surprisingly, his show at the Reynolds Performance Hall at the University of Central Arkansas soon sold out. The kids may know Randy Newman only as the man who sang "You've Got a Friend in Me" and other songs for the Toy Story movies. Older folks who know their stuff may know that Mr. Newman is responsible for any number of songs you hear on classic-rock radio nowadays. In the 1970s, he'd put out an album and other artists would trip over themselves to record his songs themselves, often with better sales than he had.

Japan 'indignant' over purported video of hostage beheading

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed outrage Sunday over a video purportedly from the Islamic State group that shows a militant beheading hostage Kenji Goto.

More than a foot of snow possible for Midwest, Northeast

CHICAGO (AP) — A storm gathering steam over the southern Rockies is expected to dump more than a foot of snow on parts of the Midwest, New York and New England, which is still recovering from a winter walloping it received just a few days ago. It's also bad news for those planning to drive to Super Bowl parties.

Japan 'indignant' over purported video of hostage beheading

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed outrage Sunday over a video purportedly from the Islamic State group that shows a militant beheading hostage Kenji Goto.

Drivers: Return to your dealers for a 2nd air bag recall fix

NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers, bring your vehicles back to the shop for more work on faulty air bags.

Kerry: "Enormous interest" in new relationship with Cuba

BOSTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says North America has "an enormous interest" in building diplomatic relationships with Cuba.

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