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UPI Almanac for Monday, April 29, 2013.
By United Press International

Glover leads by one at Zurich Classic

AVONDALE, La., April 26 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover shot a 5-under 67 Friday that put him one shot in front midway through the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.

New York firm buying big stake in downtown LA

LOS ANGELES, April 26 (UPI) -- The New York firm Brookfield Office Properties says it has agreed to buy four major office buildings in downtown Los Angeles for $430 million.

Lagarde: 'Too big to fail' banks 'dangerous'

NEW YORK, April 11 (UPI) -- "Too big to fail" banks are "more dangerous than ever" to the U.S. and world economies and must be reined in, the International Monetary Fund chief said.
Recalls, electric cars and sales, oh my

Recalls, electric cars and sales, oh my

Hyundai and Kia, which admitted inflating gas mileage claims, now have a huge recall on their hands.
AL SWANSON, UPI Auto Writer

Stockton gets OK for bankruptcy protection

SACRAMENTO, April 1 (UPI) -- Stockton, Calif., qualifies for bankruptcy protection, a federal judge ruled Monday, dismissing creditors' arguments the city is solvent.

Does Stockton, Calif., merit bankruptcy?

SACRAMENTO, March 25 (UPI) -- A bond insurer asked a federal judge to throw out a Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing by Stockton, Calif., as a trial on the bankruptcy was to begin.

Police: Couple robbed bank, kids in car

TOOELE, Utah, March 14 (UPI) -- A Utah couple were arrested for allegedly robbing a bank and bringing their kids along and leaving them alone in the getaway car, police said.

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S&P within sight of a record close ... Fed OKs capital plans at 14 banks ... Sun Belt cities growing again ... For one at UBS, a $26M payday ... News from United Press International.

Fed OKs capital plans at 14 banks

WASHINGTON, March 14 (UPI) -- The Federal Reserve said Thursday it has approved capital plans of 14 U.S. financial institutions under financial reform legislation enacted in 2010.

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DJIA establishes a new peak ... Par pleads guilty to off-label marketing ... U.S. factory orders slide in January ... In Lebanon, teachers strike ongoing ... News from United Press International.

DJIA establishes a new peak

NEW YORK, March 6 (UPI) -- The Dow Jones industrial average hit an all-time closing high for a second straight day Wednesday, with investors wondering how long the winning run can last.

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Dow higher after historic close ... ADP says private sector gains 198,000 jobs ... EU fines Microsoft $731 million ... Russia extends Magnitsky drama ... News from United Press International.

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Markets down early Monday ... Banks report on seized military homes ... China set for 2014 maiden flight of C919 ... Some suggest Romney rescue Detroit ... News from United Press International.
Banks report on seized military homes

Banks report on seized military homes

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- Four large U.S. banks seized more than 700 homes of active-duty military personnel after the housing bubble burst, their reports to regulators say.

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Screen cowboy Dale Robertson dead at 89 ... Music producer Winans gets 14 yrs in jail ... Carrie Fisher out of hospital ... 'Harlem Shake' No. 1 again ... News from United Press International.
'Wells Fargo' cowboy Dale Robertson dead at 89

'Wells Fargo' cowboy Dale Robertson dead at 89

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Famed screen cowboy Dale Robertson has died of lung cancer and pneumonia in a San Diego hospital, his family said. He was 89.

Poll: Small businesses can't find workers

PRINCETON, N.J., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Fifty-three percent of U.S. small-business owners said in January they had difficulty finding the qualified employees they needed, a survey indicated.
Ship passengers face gross conditions

Ship passengers face gross conditions

MOBILE, Ala., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Passengers aboard a disabled cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico are dealing with broken toilets and hot rooms as they wait to be towed to land, officials say.

The status quo

Asking how Tim Geithner did as the U.S. treasury secretary, one week after he has stepped down, is a question of tone and detail.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

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Dow loses ground ... Seniors use credit cards as safety net ... Fed announces $557M foreclosure settlement ... Builder confidence ends 8-month up trend ... News from United Press International.
Fed announces $557M foreclosure settlement

Fed announces $557M foreclosure settlement

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley have agreed to pay $557 million to settle charges of improper mortgage and foreclosure processing, U.S. authorities said.

Builder confidence ends 8-month up trend

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Builders' confidence in the new single-family homes market stalled in January over U.S. budget "uncertainties," after eight months of gains, a trade group said.

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U.S. markets close higher ... AIG say no to joining lawsuit ... In Calif. short sales surpass foreclosures ... Job worries help flu to spread ... News from United Press International.
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