Daily Archive: April 11, 2013

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    U.S. Unemployment Applications Drop To 346,000

    The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to a seasonally adjusted 346,000, suggesting March’s weak month of hiring may have been a temporary slowdown. Unemployment aid applications dropped by 42,000 last week, …

    Cars are about to get even smarter

    A car that drives itself? We might be closer to such technology than you think. The possibility of semi-autonomous automobiles is no longer a distant ambition. It’s a solution that might aid drivers when they lose attention at the wheel. Just imagine, a time when it’s nearly impossible to get in an accident. Auto makers are…

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    Suwanee Gunman Holding Georgia Firefighters Killed; 4 Hostages OK

    (AP) — An armed man who was having financial problems held four firefighters for hours in a suburban Atlanta home, demanding his cable and power be turned back on, before being shot dead when SWAT members stormed the house, authorities said Wednesday. The hostages had cuts and bruises from explosions that officers set off to distract t …