Vietnamese air force planes spotted two large oil slicks close to where a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 went missing, the first sign that the aircraft carrying 239 people had crashed.
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The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 26,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 323,000, the lowest level in three months as layoffs remain at pre-recession levels.
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Adults should eat less than the equivalent of 6 teaspoons of sugar a day if they are to avoid health risks such as weight gain and tooth decay linked to sugary diets.
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A 64-year-old Japanese-American man is vehemently denying any connection to Bitcoin, despite a Newsweek cover story identifying him as the creator of the popular digital currency.
The US economy added 175,000 jobs last month, but the jobless rate is up to 6.7 percent. Ebru News' Julia Sun is live from New York with more.
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